The City of Anacortes

The City of Anacortes

By Anacortes Office | July 8, 2024

Once a bustling hub for shipbuilding, lumber mills, and fishing, the city of Anacortes, has transformed into a vibrant coastal community that perfectly balances its rich historical roots with a modern, thriving way of life. Founded in the late 19th century, Anacortes was a gateway to the San Juan Islands, where the bustling timber and […]

Homeowners insurance and mortgage insurance

Homeowners Insurance and Mortgage Insurance

By Anacortes Office | July 1, 2024

Homeowners insurance and mortgage insurance are both important types of insurance for any homeowner, but they serve different purposes. Often times when meeting with first time home buyers they question the difference is between homeowners insurance and mortgage insurance. If you are a first time home buyer, or are considering buying you might find yourself […]

Community Service Day 2024

By Anacortes Office | June 10, 2024

They say, “small actions make big impacts”. We got to be a part of that big impact this last week here at Windermere. For 40 years, Windermere has dedicated a day of community service. Every office picks a project that solves a need in the communities in which they reside. Windermere agents and staff all […]

A Lenders Perspective on Credit Scores

By Anacortes Office | June 10, 2024

Have you ever wondered what a lenders perspective is on credit scores? Well the wait is over. Lender, Michelle Schmidt from Movement Mortgage goes the extra mile sharing not only how a credit score is viewed by lenders, but also provides a breakdown of five main factors that contribute to your score. Don’t skip out […]

Community Service Day

Celebrating 40 Years of Windermere’s Community Service Day

By Anacortes Office | June 6, 2024

This year marks a significant milestone for Windermere Real Estate as we celebrate the 40th anniversary of our company-wide Community Service Day. Since 1984, Windermere associates have devoted a day each year to neighborhood improvement projects, reinforcing our deep-rooted commitment to the communities we serve. The tradition began with a simple yet profound idea: real […]

Mango Salsa

Mango Salsa

By Anacortes Office | May 20, 2024

In honor of May being National BBQ Month we decided to share one of our favorite go to recipes… MANGO SALSA. This vibrant dish brings not only its pop of color to the table, but an extraordinary burst of flavor as well.  Discover an irresistible combination of both sweet and spicy with this simple, six […]

Is it better to buy or rent?

Is it better to buy or rent?

By Anacortes Office | May 13, 2024

The question of whether it is better to buy, or rent, will always exist. This is because the answer has a lot more to do with each individuals unique situation and their personal goals. We have composed a list of a few considerations that you should consider. Supporters of buying a home point out you […]

differences between pre-qualified and pre-approved

Differences Between Pre-Qualified and Pre-Approved

By Anacortes Office | May 6, 2024

It can be difficult to understand real estate jargon when it’s your first time purchasing a home. If you are in the process of purchasing or considering buying, we are here to help. One of the biggest misconceptions has to do with understanding the differences between pre-qualified and pre-approved when applying for a home loan. […]

Dancing Tulips River Walk, The dancing tulips, The Tulip Dance

The Tulip Dance

By Anacortes Office | April 29, 2024

What once was a boring parking lot has become transformed into a peaceful River Walk. This is your opportunity to walk along the Skagit River in Downtown Mount Vernon. Located in historic downtown Mount Vernon between Gates Street, First Street, Myrtle Street and the Skagit river, this park encompasses 30,000 square feet of riverfront making […]

New Construction

Have You Considered New Construction?

By Anacortes Office | April 15, 2024

Have you considered new construction? If not, here are several reasons why you should expand your search criteria to include new construction homes. Buying from a builder is certainly different from buying from a home seller. Builder contracts can be challenging. This alone might have you a bit hesitant to consider a new construction home. […]

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