The National Association of REALTORS® recently released their 2016 Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers. Here are a few items about buyers that we thought you’d find interesting. • The top reason buyers purchase a home is they want a place of their own. • Buyers chose homes fairly close to their last residence. In our […]
The regular football season is officially over, and while the Seahawks didn’t make it to the Super Bowl this year, they did take home the title of NFC West champs. We can think of a number of reasons to be proud of the Seahawks, but the biggest one for us is the $35,000 they helped […]
ECONOMIC OVERVIEW Washington State finished the year on a high with jobs continuing to be added across the market. Additionally, we are seeing decent growth in the area’s smaller markets, which have not benefitted from the same robust growth as the larger metropolitan markets. Unemployment rates throughout the region continue to drop and the levels […]
2016 was another stellar year for the Seattle housing market.
Anyone who has spent time in the Seattle area in recent years has likely seen for themselves how much the city has changed. Thanks in large part to the booming economy, growing tech sector, and increasing international appeal, Seattle is no longer a sleepy little city tucked away in the far corner of the United […]
After nearly two years of renovations the newly branded Smith Tower Observatory has reopened and now the view comes with cocktails. On August 25 a new “speak-easy” will open at the top of the Smith Tower. Formerly known as the Chinese Room, the 35th floor observation deck has been renamed “the Smith Tower Observatory,” and […]
The Seattle Seahawks and Windermere Real Estate announced today an exclusive partnership that will make Windermere the Official Real Estate Company of the Seattle Seahawks.
This weekend will mark 240 years since 56 members of the Second Continental Congress signed the Declaration of Independence during the early years of the American Revolutionary War. But why celebrate the Fourth of July with colorful sparks and loud booms? The tradition can be traced back to a letter John Adams wrote his wife […]
Today, the Puget Sound Business Journal exclusively announced the launch of Windermere’s new ultra-luxury brand, W Collection. Spearheading the W Collection is Leigh Canlis, Vice President, Luxury Division of Windermere, who joined the company in February. Canlis said, “W Collection is much more than a luxury marketing program, it is like the American Express Black […]
On Friday, June 24, Seattle Art Museum (SAM) hosted its annual fundraiser, Party in the Park, at the Olympic Sculpture Park. This much-anticipated dining event is a chance to take part in one of their largest fundraisers to benefit exhibitions and public programs. Windermere Real Estate was proud to sponsor an Artist’s Table at this year’s […]