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.


North Kitsap’s Upcoming Winter Events

By Bainbridge Windermere | Dec 1, 2022

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

By Bainbridge Windermere | Nov 16, 2022

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

By Bainbridge Windermere | Nov 16, 2022

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

By Bainbridge Windermere | Nov 1, 2022

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

By Bainbridge Windermere | Oct 27, 2022

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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Buying a Home? Avoid These 6 Home Buying Mistakes

By Bainbridge Windermere | Sep 7, 2022

Whether this is your first time buying a home or your fifth, there are certain home buying mistakes you want to avoid to make the process easier. The best strategy to avoid these missteps in working with a great real estate agent. Together, you can plan accordingly and work as a team. They’ll help you […]

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Great Golf Courses in Western WA

By Bainbridge Windermere | Aug 29, 2022

Whether you’re an avid golfer or a beginner, there are many wonderful golf courses on the Kitsap Peninsula and across western Washington. We’ve compiled a list of some excellent places with helpful information and links to easily book tee times. Bainbridge Island’s Meadowmeer Golf and Country Club “Meadowmeer Golf & Country Club is a challenging […]

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5 Outdoor Dining Design and Decor Ideas

By Bainbridge Windermere | Jul 18, 2022

Summer is in full swing, which means it’s the perfect time to elevate your outdoor dining experience. Create an inviting space for friends and family to relax on a summer afternoon or evening and enjoy the season. And, if you are considering selling your home in the near future, a stylish and charming outdoor dining […]

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Why It’s Worth it to Get a Pre-Listing Inspection

By Bainbridge Windermere | Jun 22, 2022

A pre-listing inspection provides extensive information about your property and can help you strategically prepare before putting your home on the market. This will boost your confidence as a seller by offering the following benefits. Eliminate Surprises Doing a pre-listing inspection will allow you to address any issues that might scare buyers. Surprises can frighten […]

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