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Bainbridge Home Decor Accents From Local Shops & Artists

Looking for something special to elevate your home? These Bainbridge Island home decor accents will do that and much more. By shopping right here on the island, you’ll be supporting local businesses and/or local artists. You’ll also have something unique that serves as a great conversation starter when you have guests. Here’s a list of […]

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Oktoberfests in WA and Craft Beers on Bainbridge Island

Ready to celebrate fall in Washington? Many Oktoberfest events are coming up right here in our region. They are an exciting way to get into the spirit of the new season. As a celebration of Bavarian culture, they include beer, music, and other festival activities. Check out this Oktoberfest list to see which event fits […]

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Avoid These Costly Home-Selling Mistakes

When selling your home, the process goes more smoothly if you prepare in advance. There are many aspects of successfully selling a home and maximizing profit. While selling always involves various fees and costs, there’s a difference between standard costs and costly mistakes. By planning and considering all your options, you can avoid these costly […]

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6 Tips for Buying a House Out of State

There are a variety of reasons for buying a house out of state. Perhaps you have a new job opportunity or want to be closer to family. Maybe you’re looking for a summer home or for a rental property to diversify your investment portfolio. Following these six tips will make the process of buying property […]

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Gardening and Landscaping Q & A with Bainbridge Gardens

From house plants to landscaping projects, patio planters to vegetable gardens, if you are starting a plant project, having the help of an expert can be vital. We received some wonderful advice about how to create a lush greenscape in any sized space from the experts at Bainbridge Gardens. They graciously made time to answer […]

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Managing Your Investment Property or Second Home

Owning additional property is a great way to boost your investment portfolio. There are different ways to manage your investment property, and you will have to decide how best to use it to your financial advantage. Maybe you’re considering using it as a second home or renting it out. Both options have merits. It really […]

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Visiting Lake Crescent

Visiting Lake Crescent from Bainbridge Island is a must. It’s only two hours from Bainbridge Island, and the lake lies in the heart of the Olympic Mountains. A delight to all who visit, Lake Crescent’s glacial blue water and local hiking options attract visitors from around the world. Lake Crescent Lodge Located about 20 miles […]

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Great Local Gifts for Dads and Grads

What do supporting local businesses and celebrating loved ones have in common?  They both show how much you care. Celebrate Father’s Day or graduation by buying unique gifts found here in our community. Check out our list of local gifts below so that you can show hardworking students and wonderful fathers how much they mean […]

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Selling and Buying a Home at the Same Time – FAQs

Selling a home while buying another home at the same time can be challenging. If you are thinking about doing this, you probably have questions. So, we’ve gathered together a list of frequently asked questions to help you through the decision-making process. What are the pros and cons of selling a home with a contingent […]

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