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Lovely, Local Mother’s Day Gifts

Show the special mom in your life how much you appreciate her by shopping locally this Mother’s Day. Here on the Kitsap Peninsula, we have many wonderful options. By supporting local businesses, you not only find personalized Mother’s Day gifts, but you also contribute to the growth and success of your community. This May, explore […]

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Interior Design Trends and Home Decor Inspiration

Now that spring is officially here, it’s a great time to shake off the winter grays. Infuse your place with new accessories that reflect fun trends and fresh seasonal vibes. Depending on your go-to sources for interior design trends and home decor inspiration, you may discover conflicting information for recommended colors, styles, and overall looks. […]

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Home Sellers’ FAQs: Inspections, Contingencies, and More

Thinking of selling your home? Home sellers deal with appraisals, inspections, contingencies, staging, and more. We answer your most frequently asked questions below. What is a Comparative Market Analysis? A Comparative Market Analysis or CMA is a detailed report that estimates the value of your home based on the sale of similar properties in your […]

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Must-Visit Museums in the Pacific Northwest

Winter might seem like it is dragging on, but these local and regional museums are a great way to get out while staying dry. Our corner of the Pacific Northwest has many different types of museums to explore. Whether you want to keep it local or venture out a bit farther from home, this list […]

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North Kitsap’s Upcoming Winter Events

When it comes to North Kitsap’s upcoming winter events, there are plenty of ways to celebrate the season. From December through February there are fun festivals and activities for families, friends, and visitors. We’ve compiled a helpful list to get you started. Just be sure to check each event’s website for more details. December Events […]

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New Agent Spotlight: Ben Hoover

When buying or selling a home, you want a local real estate agent who knows the area and offers a wealth of experience as your advocate and guide. Meet one of our newer Windermere Bainbridge agents: Ben Hoover. We’re delighted to feature him in our Q&A. We know his interesting professional background and genuine desire […]

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Buying a Home to Remodel

For some, finding that dream home that truly encapsulates what they envision can be challenging. Maybe you found a beautiful home, but there are a few aspects that don’t align with your hopes. Thankfully, there’s always the option to buy a home with remodeling projects in mind. Whether you’re contemplating changing a couple of rooms […]

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Winter Home Maintenance Checklist

Fall is flying by and now’s the time to prepare your home for winter weather. The last thing you want is to have your holiday fun interrupted by a disastrous leak or an emergency repair. To enjoy your cozy home with true peace of mind, complete a winter home maintenance checklist. Weatherproof Windows & Doors […]

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Western WA Market Highlights and Insights

We’re seeing some interesting shifts in the real estate market and Windermere’s Chief Economist, Matthew Gardner, just came out with the third quarter Gardner Report for Western WA. So, let’s take a look at some of the key findings for our region along with Gardner’s helpful insights. And, if you have any questions, our highly-rated, […]

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