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Enjoy Bainbridge’s Water Sports, Marinas & Yacht Clubs

Surrounded by amazing water-based activities, Bainbridge Island has no shortage of fun ways to enjoy island life. With convenient places to moor boats of all sizes and options for chartering tours, kayak rentals, scuba diving lessons, and Stand Up Paddleboarding (SUP), there is something here for everyone. Below you’ll find a great list to get […]

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Downsize With These Helpful Tips

Downsizing may sound scary, but it can help you start fresh as you begin the next chapter of your life. From retiring to simplifying your life, there are many reasons to downsize. If you’re considering a move to a smaller house or condo but feel overwhelmed by it, here are some useful tips to get […]

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Community Spotlight: Bainbridge’s Boys & Girls Club

The Boys and Girls Club of Bainbridge Island has persevered through the pandemic and has enriched the minds of countless youth. Since 2001, our Windermere Bainbridge Island office has proudly supported the Club by donating $250 per month, or $60,000 to date. Read on to learn more about the important work that this wonderful nonprofit […]

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7 Unique Retreats in Washington

If you’re in need of a vacation to relax and recharge, here are seven of our favorite unique retreats. From family-friendly vacations to adults-only spa retreats, we’ve included something for everyone. Washington state has so many beautiful places to enjoy and these seven are sure to amaze and inspire.   Alderbrook Resort and Spa in […]

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Second Quarter Market Review for Bainbridge Island

Bainbridge’s real estate market exceeded expectations in our second quarter. That’s even compared to last year’s similarly strong performance. We’ve compiled key highlights to keep you in the know about our local market.  Our Strong Seller’s Market Bainbridge Island is still an increasingly competitive market, and we just had a strong second quarter.  Since Bainbridge […]

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Which Bainbridge Island Neighborhood Suits You?

Bainbridge Island’s stunning views and small-town charm attract tourists and buyers alike. It’s also just a quick 35-minute ferry ride away from Seattle. If you are thinking of moving here, it’s best to get an idea of what distinguishes one part of the island from another. Across the island, you’ll find wonderful parks, beaches, hiking […]

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Community Spotlight: Bainbridge Island Saddle Club

The volunteers of Bainbridge Island Saddle Club (BISC) make equestrianism accessible to locals. Powered by the efforts of community members, BISC provides a family-family environment for beginners and experienced riders to come together.  Take it from one of Windermere‘s Brokers Ashley Mathews. “Bainbridge Island Saddle Club is such a hidden gem in this community. Riders […]

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4 Tips for Buying a House in Our Strong Seller’s Market

Many buyers are scrambling to secure their dream homes, especially since we have such a strong seller’s market here on Bainbridge Island. Multiple offer situations have become very common. Additionally, our agents know of many situations in which buyers are waiving inspections or are outbid by price or by all-cash offers. Not to worry, our […]

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What To Consider When Buying Land To Build A House

If you haven’t found the home of your dreams, you may be thinking about building it instead. Buying land and building your ideal home gives you the ability to customize as much as you want – or as much as your budget will allow. It is an exciting yet complex process so our real estate […]

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