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Western Washington Real Estate Market Update – Q4 2022

Q4 2022 Western Washington Real Estate Market Update by Matthew Gardner   The following analysis of select counties 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 […]

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NYE Events Whidbey Island | Si Fisher

New Year’s Eve Events on Whidbey Island – 2022

New Year’s Eve Events Whidbey Island – 2022   Top 3 Picks for New Year’s Eve events on Whidbey Island – 2022 Curious about extending your stay on Whidbey Island well beyond the holidays? Get started with a Whidbey Island Specialist! 1. Live Music at Bayview Hall in Langley   Come one come all! All […]

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Best Places to go see EPIC Christmas Lights - Whidbey Island 2022

Best Places to go see EPIC Christmas Lights on Whidbey Island 2022

Best places to go see EPIC Christmas lights Whidbey Island 2022 If you’re looking for a festive way to get into the Christmas spirit, then look no further than our curated list of the best places to see EPIC Christmas lights on Whidbey Island! There are plenty of places to go see some truly spectacular […]

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Whidbey Island Holiday Shopping Guide 2022

Whidbey Island Holiday Shopping Guide 2022 Can you believe the holiday season is here? To celebrate the holidays approaching I’ve rounded up some of my favorite local shops to help you find the perfect gifts for everyone on your list.  It’s so important this year (and every year) to support the small businesses in our […]

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Real Estate Top 10 Predictions for 2023 – Matthew Gardner

Real Estate Top 10 Predictions for 2023 – Matthew Gardner by Matthew Gardner   Real Estate Top 10 Predictions for 2023 – Matthew Gardner 1. There Is No Housing Bubble Mortgage rates rose steeply in 2022 which, when coupled with the massive run-up in home prices, has some suggesting that we are recreating the housing […]

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10 tips to help you winterize your home on Whidbey Island

10 Tips to Help Winterize Your Home on Whidbey Island As winter approaches, it’s important to take some steps to prepare your home for the colder weather. This can save you big bucks on the heating bill, and as a homeowner we all know how important it is to maintain the greatest investment we have […]

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Halloween Events on Whidbey Island 2022

Halloween Events on Whidbey Island 2022

Halloween Events on Whidbey Island – 2022 Contributed by Si Fisher Halloween is coming up and if you’re looking for something to do on Whidbey Island, we’ve got you covered. From family-friendly events to things that are perfect for adults only, we’ve got something for everyone. Check out our list and start planning your festivities! […]

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Home Buyer Education - Should I wait for mortgage rates to go down

Home Buyer Education – Should I wait for mortgage rates to go down?

Should I wait for mortgage rates to go down? Homebuyers, are you ready to take the next step but feeling unsure with rising interest rates?  Mortgage rates have indeed increased significantly over this past year. But don’t worry because Windermere Whidbey is here for all your needs! We’ve compiled a wealth of information that can […]

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What Is an Adjustable-Rate Mortgage (ARM)

Home Buyer Education – What Is an Adjustable-Rate Mortgage (ARM)?

What Is an Adjustable-Rate Mortgage (ARM)? What Is an Adjustable-Rate Mortgage (ARM)? An adjustable-rate mortgage, or ARM, is a type of home loan that starts with a fixed interest rate for a specified period of time, typically five years. After that initial period ends, the interest rate will adjust annually based on current market conditions. […]

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