WINDERMERE FOUNDATION RAISES $690,000 FOR FOOD BANKS THROUGH NEIGHBORS IN NEED FUNDRAISING CAMPAIGN

Windermere Foundation Neighbors in Need
Posted on June 18th, 2020

WINDERMERE FOUNDATION RAISES $690,000 FOR FOOD BANKS THROUGH NEIGHBORS IN NEED FUNDRAISING CAMPAIGN

WINDERMERE FOUNDATION RAISES $690,000 FOR FOOD BANKS THROUGH NEIGHBORS IN NEED FUNDRAISING CAMPAIGN The COVID-19 pandemic has affected populations across the globe, but those who struggle with poverty and count on food programs to meet their basic day-to-day needs are in an especially uncertain place. While coping with increased demand and a bottlenecked pipeline of

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Quick Market Update!

Posted on June 11th, 2020

Quick Market Update!

  Wow, I cannot believe it is already June!  The sunshine makes this challenging time so much easier……my family has spent a lot of time outdoors paddle boarding, boating, and enjoying our amazing local parks.  Real estate has picked up substantially, so some of my “projects” are not quite done! The real estate market has

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Stay Home, Stay Healthy – The Impact on Real Estate

Posted on March 26th, 2020

Stay Home, Stay Healthy – The Impact on Real Estate

On March 28, 2020, Washington State Governor Jay Inslee amended his statewide “Stay Home, Stay Healthy” order to allow certain real estate activities to operate in the coming weeks. It’s important to understand that this change does not mean that real estate is returning to business as usual. Rather, there are strict protocols that brokers

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2020 Home Decor Trends

Posted on March 5th, 2020

2020 Home Decor Trends

Spring is approaching and it is time to find new ways to update and redecorate to bring in simplicity with light color pallets. Follow these 2020 home décor trends to help give your home a refresh look for 2020: Abstract Energy – bold geometrics/patterns, hand-drawn sketches, playful blocks of color all add personality to a

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Current Market Takeaways from Premier Breakfast with Matthew Gardner

Posted on March 1st, 2020

Current Market Takeaways from Premier Breakfast with Matthew Gardner

Last week I attended a breakfast meeting with economist Matthew Gardner and he made some observations I thought you might be interested in.  You may have seen Matthew on CNBC or at the event I hosted just a few weeks ago.  In early 2021 Matthew will be my guest at our 5th annual market forecast…stay

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Downtown Bellevue: A Growth Snapshot

Posted on February 27th, 2020

Downtown Bellevue: A Growth Snapshot

If you don’t already know, downtown Bellevue is going through a strong period of growth. The economic market is booming, jobs are on the rise, and residents continue to move closer to the city. Constriction is expanding and many projects are either in review or breaking ground. According to the Bellevue Downtown Association, 1.6 million square

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Eastside Market Update – February 2020

Posted on February 19th, 2020

Eastside Market Update – February 2020

New jobs and low interest rates continue to fuel the housing market boom. While January is traditionally a slower month for activity, the new year saw steady buyer demand. With the number of sales exceeding new listings, all indicators point to a strong spring market. The tech industry on the Eastside continues to grow rapidly. Microsoft and Alibaba both

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NEW Details of Multi-Tower Project in Bellevue Emerge

Posted on February 13th, 2020

NEW Details of Multi-Tower Project in Bellevue Emerge

Big news for Bellevue! Documents have been obtained by the city from Vancouver, Canada-based developer, Pinnacle International, with plans for a dozen towers up to 25 stories tall where downtown Bellevue’s QFC and Bartell Drugs operate along with the 1960s-era Le Chateau Apartments. The project will sit on two parcels of land just north of Bellevue

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The Gardner Report – Q4 2019

Posted on January 22nd, 2020

The Gardner Report – Q4 2019

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 me. Employment in Washington State continues

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Latest Big Office Project Planned for Bellevue

Posted on January 16th, 2020

Latest Big Office Project Planned for Bellevue

Developer Legacy Cos. is proposing the largest development to date, a 1.2 million square foot mixed-use office project in downtown Bellevue known as the Bellevue Straits. Both towers will be 400 feet tall and located along I-405 on the 500 block of NE 6th Street. The project will include mostly office space with some shopping/dining space. According to

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Our 2020 Real Estate Market is Moving Full Steam Ahead

Posted on January 14th, 2020

Our 2020 Real Estate Market is Moving Full Steam Ahead

I cannot go anywhere without someone asking me “……so how is the market”.  Well after a nice break with family over the holidays I can tell you with certainty that the real estate “switch” has since been turned back on.  Just days into the year and I feel like I need another vacation!  That is

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JUST LISTED: Aria at Main Condominium #301

Posted on January 9th, 2020

JUST LISTED: Aria at Main Condominium #301

JUST LISTED: Welcome to Downtown Bellevue’s Aria at Main Condominiums! This fully upgraded top floor / end unit with partial city views embodies comfort, style, and privacy all in one. Meticulously maintained with exceptional quality finishes throughout. Includes a spacious outdoor patio, an adjacent fully finished bonus room that can be used as an art

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