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How’s the Market? Q1 Real Estate Review…

The latest info from Windermere MI: An extreme sellers’ market, driven by too few homes for sale and incredibly low mortgage interest rates, led to the most aggressive multiple offer bidding wars we have experienced in ...
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The Four Phases of Remodeling

The latest info from Windermere MI: As with anything in life, a remodeling project can come with its ups and downs. Certain phases seem to go a mile a minute, while others feel like they’ve lasted a lifetime and a half,...
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Should I Be a Homebuyer in this Market?

The latest info from Windermere MI: Fourteen offers, all contingencies waived, earnest money deposit released to seller on offer acceptance. This is the norm rather than the exception in our current market. Sound crazy?...
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2021 Home Trends

The latest info from Windermere MI: Ready for a fresh start in 2021? With home still the place to be, refreshing your indoor and outdoor living spaces can make a big difference in your everyday life. The stresses and ch...
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How Did Seattle Real Estate Fare in 2020?

The latest info from Windermere MI: Our local real estate market overcame all odds in the surreal and tumultuous year laid at our doorstep. Despite many economic woes, home sellers were the big winners in 2020 as too fe...
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The Downside of Selling Your Home Off Market

The latest info from Windermere MI: Who wouldn’t want the enticement of a full price offer on their home before it even comes to market? At first glance it seems like a compelling opportunity, but it comes at a steep pr...
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Life on the Water’s Edge

The latest info from Windermere MI: Your Seattle waterfront resource…with definitions, maps, and quick links.   Waterfront terminology is ever elusive and nearly always subject to interpretation. We tracked down ...
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Q3 2020 Reports: Market Update

The latest info from Windermere MI: The volume of Q3 transactions made up for Q2’s fewer sales and then some. Truth be told, the market could have absorbed twice the number of transactions, if only there were more homes...
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Home Buying Trends Emerging from COVID-19

The latest info from Windermere MI: Coronavirus has made many of us rethink what is important to us…and our homes are no exception. According to the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR), the top feature desired...
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Interest Rates Make a BIG Difference When You Buy…

The latest info from Windermere MI: You probably know that interest rates affect your monthly mortgage payments, but most of us aren’t aware of just how big an impact they really have on a home loan.  Each 1% chan...
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