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.


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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Visiting Lake Crescent

By Bainbridge Windermere | Jun 8, 2023

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

By Bainbridge Windermere | May 18, 2023

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

By Bainbridge Windermere | May 18, 2023

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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Lovely, Local Mother’s Day Gifts

By Bainbridge Windermere | May 2, 2023

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

By Bainbridge Windermere | Apr 18, 2023

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

By Bainbridge Windermere | Mar 27, 2023

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

By Bainbridge Windermere | Jan 24, 2023

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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