Oak Harbor

Black-Owned Businesses on Whidbey

By Oak Harbor Office | Feb 23, 2021

Windermere Whidbey is a proud supporter and celebrator of Black History Month. This year we wanted to do something extra special to commemorate the month, so we have collected a list of Black-Owned Businesses on Whidbey that we think you are going to love visiting.  Orlando’s Bar and Southern BBQ | 656 SE Bayshore Dr […]

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Land, purchasing land, searching for land, Windermere, Real estate, Realtors

Buying Vacant Land on Whidbey Island

By Oak Harbor Office | Jan 28, 2021

If you have always dreamed of building your own home, choosing your own layout, selecting dream finishes, and want all your desires in a home met then you will be looking for vacant land. This is a completely different world than buying a preexisting home where there is complete certainty when it comes to electricity, […]

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How to become a licensed real estate agent in washington

How to Become a Licensed Real Estate Broker in Washington

By Oak Harbor Office | Jan 15, 2021

  Pick a school and do your 90 hours of course work. At Windermere, we recommend Rockwell Institute because it is consistent and has proven success at getting people prepared to pass the exam. Current cost $489 (January 2021). HOT TIP: There is an add on to get sample exams and extra cramming practice. GET […]

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Moving with Pets, Don Jaques, Pets, Dog, Pet lovers

Moving with Pets

By Oak Harbor Office | Oct 26, 2020

We all know moving can be stressful… but have you stopped to consider how a move can affect your pets? Here are a couple of suggestions to consider while moving to help make the transition easier on both you and your pets. Contact Your Vet: Let your pets’ vet know that you will be moving. […]

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Drinking Water on Whidbey Island

Drinking Water on Whidbey Island

By Oak Harbor Office | Aug 13, 2020

Where Does Your Drinking Water on Whidbey Island Come From? WATER IS A PRECIOUS COMMODITY As Whidbey’s premier real estate brokerage, Windermere agents get asked about our Island’s drinking water A LOT! Why? Water is a precious commodity, and one of the essentials of life. Knowing where your water comes from should be a primary […]

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Collaboration, Competition, & Putting the Client First

Collaboration, Competition, & Putting the Client First

By Oak Harbor Office | Jul 8, 2020

-Why we are better together at Windermere   Many people think of real estate as a cutthroat competitive sales business akin to the dynamics that are portrayed on a TV show like Million Dollar Listing. The world is always pitting competition vs. collaboration against each other as if these two things are completely exclusive from […]

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Winterize

Winterize

By Oak Harbor Office | Nov 19, 2019

Winterize Have you been outside lately? There has not been a coatless day in WEEKS and the trees downtown are one harsh wind away from officially being bare.   The point is…it’s cold.   We all know the drill here. We put away our summertime flip flops in exchange for wool socks and thick boots. […]

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Whidbey Island Wineries & Distilleries

Whidbey Island Wineries & Distilleries

By Oak Harbor Office | Nov 8, 2019

Whidbey Island Wineries & Distilleries   “With intriguing accents of spice and musty earth [and] a gripping mouthful of tannins dance on the lengthy finish.”   These are the words used to describe Spoiled Dog Winery’s Estate Pinot Noir. If you are a fancy wine connoisseur, you probably knew what all of those words meant. […]

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Hygge, comfort, cozy living, windermere real estate, whidbey Island, Oak Harbor

Hygge: The Key to Cozy Living

By Oak Harbor Office | Oct 28, 2019

Hygge: The Key to Cozy Living It’s that moment when your toes find themselves slipping gently into the folds of your softest blanket. The warm beverage within your palms lifts up a scent that mixes and mingles with the crackling candle in the corner to create an aroma pleasant and settling. In a moment your […]

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