WIndermere Foundation

Windermere Foundation
Bainbridge Island

Giving back has always been a big part of who we are. In the early days of Windermere Bainbridge it was pretty simple; we would see a need and help any way we could. But as we grew, we realized we could accomplish much more if we had a common purpose. That’s how the Bainbridge Windermere Foundation was born.

Since 2005, a portion of every agent’s commission has been donated to the Windermere Foundation of Bainbridge Island. Having 100% participation gives us a common purpose and sends a powerful message about our commitment to the community.

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Should You Buy a House or Wait? Market Data & Insights

By Bainbridge Windermere | Dec 4, 2023

If you are thinking about buying a home, you may be asking whether you should buy a house now or wait. There are several factors to consider, including your personal situation, the overall market, and being able to find a home that’s right for you. We’ve gathered the most recent market data and insights to […]

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BARN: A Haven of Creativity and Community

By Bainbridge Windermere | Nov 15, 2023

A commercial kitchen is prepped for the afternoon Miso Soup cooking class. Three tables are full of all ages practicing wood carving. A classroom of adults is creating mosaic jewelry. 3-D printed projects line a windowsill. The podcasting studio is set up with a specially designed table by BARN woodworkers to accommodate microphones. Multiple tours […]

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Windermere Ready: Sell Your Home For More

By Bainbridge Windermere | Oct 1, 2023

The best way to impress potential home buyers is to ensure your property looks better than ever. The Windermere Ready program helps you accomplish this by preparing your home to make an excellent first impression. With the strategic guidance of a local real estate agent, our program maximizes your home’s value and helps increase your […]

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Bainbridge Home Decor Accents From Local Shops & Artists

By Bainbridge Windermere | Sep 12, 2023

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

By Bainbridge Windermere | Sep 5, 2023

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

By Bainbridge Windermere | Aug 9, 2023

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

By Bainbridge Windermere | Jul 16, 2023

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

By Bainbridge Windermere | Jul 11, 2023

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

By Bainbridge Windermere | Jun 15, 2023

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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