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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First Quarter Market Review for Bainbridge Island

By Bainbridge Windermere | Apr 8, 2021

Bainbridge’s real estate market is picking up after the winter slowdown. We’ve compiled key highlights from our first quarter to keep you in the know about our local island market.  Our Strong Seller’s Market Bainbridge Island has a very competitive market right now, and we just had a strong first quarter.  With Bainbridge’s quaint island […]

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Community Spotlight: Bainbridge Youth Services

By Bainbridge Windermere | Mar 11, 2021

Since 1970, Bainbridge Youth Services (BYS) has focused on young adults’ social and emotional wellbeing. As a proud community partner, we strongly support the vital work that their staff and volunteers do. From their youth outreach events to the services they provide, they are impacting many lives.  History of Bainbridge Youth Services In 1962, youth […]

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Community Spotlight: Bainbridge Island Parks Foundation

By Bainbridge Windermere | Feb 23, 2021

If great schools top the list of what draws new homebuyers to Bainbridge Island, great parks aren’t far behind. With more than 1,500 acres of public park land and a trails system that stretches 40 miles in all directions, exploring and enjoying Bainbridge parks goes to the very heart of island living. Just ask Windermere […]

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Eco-Friendly Ideas to Improve Your Home and the Planet

By Bainbridge Windermere | Feb 18, 2021

Want to make your home more eco-friendly but aren’t sure where to start? Here are five great ways to reduce your energy costs, waste, and your home’s carbon footprint. Reduce Your Use of One-Use Plastic Items While plastic is incredibly useful in many forms, we often aren’t aware of the prevalence and impact of one-use […]

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Best Day Trips From Bainbridge Island

By Bainbridge Windermere | Feb 11, 2021

Feeling cooped up and wanting to get away? Take a day trip! You’ll feel far away yet you’ll still be able to make it home for the night. While we know there are many incredible places to explore in our area, here are a few great day trip ideas to get you started. Travel times […]

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Fourth Quarter Review and 2021 Forecast for Bainbridge Island

By Bainbridge Windermere | Jan 27, 2021

Bainbridge Island’s real estate market finished 2020 with a strong fourth quarter. We’ve compiled key stats below to provide a comprehensive review of our local market, as well as insights and a 2021 market forecast from Windermere Real Estate’s Chief Economist, Matthew Gardner. Our Strong Seller’s Market It’s still a strong seller’s market here on […]

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4 Home Renovations that Return the Most at Resale

By Bainbridge Windermere | Jan 27, 2021

After months of working from home, you may have noticed some areas of your house that need refreshing. Well, before you spend thousands of dollars remodeling your bathroom, it might be helpful to know some of the renovations that return the most at resale. Below we have listed the West Coast’s average recoup values of four […]

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Design Tips To Brighten Your Home

By Bainbridge Windermere | Jan 19, 2021

Gray skies and rain sum up wintertime here in the Pacific Northwest, but you can easily brighten your home to help you stay upbeat and alert. A little update can go a long way, especially for those of us still working from home. Here are some fun design tips to give your home a boost. […]

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New Agent Spotlight: Ashley Mathews

By Bainbridge Windermere | Jan 14, 2021

We’re excited to highlight our new Broker, Ashley Mathews. Highly involved in our community, Ashley is passionate about helping people. She has a background in marketing and a range of industry experiences. Read on to find out more! What unique professional skills do you possess that enhance your abilities as a realtor? I started working […]

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