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#YourStoryIsOurStory: Finding the best place to play

Jayden and loyal pal Marley needed more space to play. With the help of Windermere Kennewick, they found the right place to roam and grow.

Throughout the year we will be posting some of our favorite #YourStoryIsOurStory videos, photos, and blog posts. Please take a minute to share your experiences, and follow #YourStoryIsOurStory on our blogFacebookTwitterInstagramYouTube, and Pinterest pages.

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Posted on 28 August 2015 | 5:30 pm

7 Helpful Back to School Organization Ideas

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Posted on 27 August 2015 | 5:55 pm

The Windermere Foundation Wildfire Fund

We are deeply concerned about the ongoing impact of wildfires throughout the Western United States this year. Eastern and Western Washington, Oregon, Idaho, California and Western Montana have been hit particularly hard by rampant wildfires this summer. According to the National Interagency Fire Center, 65 known fires are raging throughout the states we serve, displacing thousands of families.  We have heard that many of you wish to support the emergency relief for those who have lost their homes.

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Posted on 25 August 2015 | 5:30 pm

How to get started in your home search

Whatever your reasons for buying, finding the right home in the perfect neighborhood, and at a cost that is within your budget, is no small task. But if you do your research and approach the process with confidence, you are much more likely to emerge at the end of the day with a house you'll be proud to call home.

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Posted on 24 August 2015 | 6:15 pm

#YourStoryIsOurStory: When selling the family home is like saying goodbye to a member of your family

Homes hold some of our most sacred memories. Nancy Chapin helps her clients pass along the torch to the next family.

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Posted on 21 August 2015 | 7:00 pm

Oregon and Southwest Washington Real Estate Market Update


The Oregon economy has regained its traditional job growth advantage relative to the nation with employment growth running about one percent higher than a typical state. With the expansion in employment—in concert with rising wages—the economy appears to be in good shape. Although not yet at full employment, the direction is very positive.

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Posted on 20 August 2015 | 4:15 pm

Will millennials be ‘perma-renters’?

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Posted on 18 August 2015 | 4:15 pm

You found your dream home, now what?

You’ve found the home you can see yourself living in, now what? There are several steps to the buying process you will go through before you can officially call it your own.

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Posted on 17 August 2015 | 8:00 pm

#YourStoryIsOurStory: A Unique Challenge

Every family has unique needs to fulfill when searching for their forever home. But 3,000 action figures is more unique than most. See how the Stevens family, and Windermere agent Marguerite Giguere, found the perfect home.

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Posted on 14 August 2015 | 7:00 pm

August Perspectives

Every year there’s some aspect of the real estate market that becomes a focal point for the media. A few years ago it was whether or not housing would ever recover from the Great Recession. Then it was historically low interest rates and inventory levels. And more recently, it’s whether or not this hyper-paced, multiple-offer real estate market is heading towards another housing bubble. To explore this further, we’d like to introduce Windermere’s new Chief Economist, Matthew Gardner, who doesn’t believe there’s a cause for concern, for now.

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Posted on 10 August 2015 | 4:05 pm