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Bothell Support locally woman owned business & create the home of your dreams! If you haven’t been to one of my Community Connect Events at First & Main Design Market in Downtown Bothell you will want to put it on your calendar! WHY you may ask?   Well it’s simple really — We always have fun, there is wine, charcuterie and prizes (you can win a gift certificates […]
Bellevue 7 Tax Benefits of Owning a Home Whether you bought a home in 2019 and are filing as a home owner for the first time… how exciting! Or you just need a refresher, these tax breaks may be beneficial to you. This complete guide to the tax benefits of owning a home, where Realtor.com breaks down all the tax breaks homeowners should […]
Bellevue IT’S HERE… Mid-Winter Break For most of the schools in my area Mid-Winter Break is NEXT WEEK! What are you all doing? We are staying close to home so of course I am loving this article from RedTri.com with fun activities in the area to do in the evenings, just because the kids are off does not mean the […]
Bellevue The Q4 2019 Western WA Gardner Report The following analysis of the Western Washington real estate market is provided by Windermere Real Estate Chief Economist, Matthew Gardner. We hope that this information may assist you with making better-informed real estate decisions. For further information about the housing market in your area, please don’t hesitate to contact your Windermere agent. ECONOMIC OVERVIEW Employment […]
Bellevue Puget Sound Real Estate: Excise Tax Changes   Thanks to our lending partner Cheryl Gennaios for providing us the great in depth narrative about the NEW 2020 Real Estate Excise tax changes. It still took me a minute to wrap my brain around it….but I think I get it now. 2020 is here, and so are changes to our local tax code.  […]
Bellevue Family Flicks Coming to Theaters Near You! With 3 kids, 2 girls and a boy, we have a rough time deciding on what moves to see… looks like this year we will have quite a few good ones to chose from. So get ready to read through the most buzzed about new movies that are headed our way for 2020! Dolittle:  Jan […]
Bellevue Local Market Update December 2019 Favorable interest rates and soaring rents boosted activity in the housing market in November. More buyers competing for less inventory kept home prices strong. With the supply of homes far short of demand, sellers can expect well-priced properties to sell quickly this winter. EASTSIDE With just over a month of available inventory, demand on Eastside […]
Bellevue 2020 Housing Forecast and Market Predictions It’s that time of year when Windermere’s Chief Economist, Matthew Gardner, dusts off his crystal ball and peers into the future to give us his predictions for the 2020 economy and housing market. 
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Bellevue A Complete Guide to Events this Season Parentmap has a great Family Fun Calendar,  I love this resource! Check out a few events below that I think look really fun and while you are at it check out the amazing Family Fun Calendar that Parentmap provides… it will be your Complete Guide to Events this Season and beyond! Winter Wonderland Presented by […]
Bellevue Be Our Guest! Places to take out of town guests. When out of town friends and family come to visit you, chances are, they want to see downtown Seattle. And there is no good reason that you should not show them the sights. Things like Pike Market, Post Alley, the Space Needle, and the downtown waterfront are absolutely […]
Bellevue Where to Volunteer at Thanksgiving, Christmas and Beyond Holidays are upon us and there are so many great ways to give back in our communities. I love to participate in the Windermere Bellevue Commons Giving Tree supporting Mary’s Place. My kids and I also participate in the Toys for Tots Program run by the Marine Foundation. My kids and I are planning to […]
Bellevue Upcoming Events Around Town You may have your plate full with holiday prep but you still might want to make time for some of these events scattered over the next several weeks. Washington Distillers Festival Does an afternoon filled with handcrafted spirits from distillers throughout Washington sound amazing?  Then don’t miss the WA Distillers Festival at McMenamins Anderson School. […]
Bellevue Strategies for decorating your home Whether you have recently purchased a new home or want to update your current avoid spending too much on furniture and decor with these strategies. Provided by Interior Design Experts at First & Main….here are the top 10 things you should consider. Prevent Expensive Mistakes: A well designed home requires careful thought and planning. Create […]
Bellevue Gardner Report – Q3 ECONOMIC OVERVIEW Washington State employment has softened slightly to an annual growth rate of 2%, which is still a respectable number compared to other West Coast states and the country as a whole. In all, I expect that Washington will continue to add jobs at a reasonable rate though it is clear that businesses are […]
Bellevue 4 Reasons to Sell Your Home This Fall 4 Reasons to Sell Your Home This Fall  Buyer demand is still strong There is less competition now – supply and demand There will never be a better time to move up Its time to move on with your life Watch this video to hear more about why I think you should sell.    
Bellevue Family-Friendly Halloween Fun Looking for family-friendly Halloween fun around the Eastside? I’ve got you covered. Halloween costumes are pricey, and you should absolutely get the most bang for your buck by giving the kids as many opportunities to wear them as possible. There are plenty of exciting events happening all over the greater Seattle area this year, but […]
Bellevue You Say Pumpkin… I Say Patch! It’s a tradition in the PNW unlike any other. Talk to moms from the Midwest about where they pumpkin patch and they’re likely to raise an eyebrow. But out here on the Eastside? Choosing your pumpkin patch for the year is almost as big of a deal as choosing where you’ll vacation in the summer. […]
Bellevue Summer Bucket List So here we are… August! How has the summer been going? If you have no travel plans and looking for some ways to stay busy in your community — we’ve got some fun ideas to keep the momentum for the next few weeks till school starts. So, I am finding this list a great way to keep […]
Bellevue 2nd Quarter of 2019 is complete! This is a brief summary of the Quarterly Gardner Report. Things are still seeing positive growth from a Real Estate perspective. In Western Washington YOY price growth is 2.8% higher. When compared to 1st Quarter it’s 12%. County by County is a bit different – for King County we saw a -0.4% price drop. This […]
Denise Perkins It’s Seafair Ya’ll! It’s Seafair ya’ll!  Starting in July and ending in Early August with the Hydroplane races on Lake Washington. This event has over 30 fun (and affordable) activities to participate in but also has a pretty interesting history.  Seafair is one of our areas longest running community events. Starting back in the early 50’s – before […]