Here you can read about our wonderful area, and also pick up quick tips about real estate, and the local market.

Market Insights | June 2020

July 16, 2020

  Our local real estate market is unique and we know that we can’t depend on Seattle real estate news to have a thorough understanding of what’s going on and what to expect here. That’s why Marla Heagle, owner and REALTOR®, prepares a hyperlocal report every month. This in-depth look at the Stanwood and Camano […]

Market Insights | May 2020

June 18, 2020

  Our local real estate market is unique and we know that we can’t depend on Seattle real estate news to have a thorough understanding of what’s going on and what to expect here. That’s why Marla Heagle, owner and REALTOR®, prepares a hyperlocal report every month. This in-depth look at the Stanwood and Camano […]

Market Insights | April 2020

May 19, 2020

  Our local real estate market is unique and we know that we can’t depend on Seattle real estate news to have a thorough understanding of what’s going on and what to expect here. That’s why Marla Heagle, owner and REALTOR®, prepares a hyperlocal report every month. This in-depth look at the Stanwood and Camano […]

Maintaining Our Sense of Community

April 27, 2020

Over the last few weeks, the COVID-19 pandemic has radically changed the way that businesses operate. In compliance with the Governor’s stay-at-home orders, our team has adapted some remote operations – like sending and signing contracts electronically, video walkthroughs of our listings and virtual client meetings. We have also implemented best practices to keep people […]

Market Insights | March 2020

April 14, 2020

Our local real estate market is unique and we know that we can’t depend on Seattle real estate news to have a thorough understanding of what’s going on and what to expect here. That’s why Marla Heagle, owner and REALTOR®, prepares a hyperlocal report every month. This in-depth look at the Stanwood and Camano Island […]

Vacation Home or Income-Producing Investment

April 3, 2020

  This post originally appeared on Windermere.com   Whether you’re a skier who loves the mountain slopes of Colorado, a lover of the beaches of Southern California, or a potential retiree seeking to escape the snow-laden Northeast for the wide-open, sunny lands of Arizona, there are homes available to meet a wide range of budgets. […]

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Kick-Starting a Kitchen Remodel

March 23, 2020

Image Source: Canva Ask a homeowner which room they would most like to improve, and most will point to the kitchen – the starting point for every meal and the heart of the home. Ask those same people why they don’t move forward with a kitchen remodel, and many will say the project seems so […]

Market Insights | February 2020

March 14, 2020

  Our local real estate market is unique and we know that we can’t depend on Seattle real estate news to have a thorough understanding of what’s going on and what to expect here. That’s why Marla Heagle, owner and REALTOR®, prepares a hyperlocal report every month. This in-depth look at the Stanwood and Camano […]

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Incorporate Pantone’s Color of 2020 into Your Home

March 2, 2020

Image Source: Pantone Classic Blue has officially been anointed Pantone’s 2020 “Color of the Year”.  Pantone says it picked this color because of its ability to instill calm, confidence, and connection as we cross the threshold into a new decade. A dependable color, Classic Blue is timeless, and enduring, making it a great addition to just […]

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Is it time to downsize?

February 21, 2020

Image Source: Shutterstock    Choosing less space often has to do with a desire to live a life that’s simpler. Whether you’re retiring, want an eco-friendly, low-maintenance lifestyle or your children have moved away, downsizing might be the best option for you. Here are the advantages and disadvantages to consider before making the move and questions […]

A Guide to a few of the Puget Sound’s Unique Island Communities

February 17, 2020

Seattle is the beating heart of the Puget Sound area. An explosive regional economy backed by some of the world’s largest tech companies has brought an array of big-city benefits to the once sleepy city. World-class culture, cuisine and sporting events are at the fingertips of those in the city. However, like many large cities, […]

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Western Washington Gardner Report Q4 2019

February 11, 2020

  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 your Windermere agent.   ECONOMIC […]

Market Insights | January 2020

January 30, 2020

  Our local real estate market is unique and we know that we can’t depend on Seattle real estate news to have a thorough understanding of what’s going on and what to expect here. That’s why Marla Heagle, owner and REALTOR®, prepares a hyperlocal report every month. This in-depth look at the Stanwood and Camano […]

Agent Spotlight: All In, For You

November 25, 2019

At Windermere, extraordinary is our ordinary. Our agents live and work in Stanwood and Camano Island. They know the area better than anyone and are here to help you.  Every one of our agents understands how important your home is. Whether you’re buying a new home, selling a property or looking for someone to manage […]

Remodel for the Most Resale Value

November 22, 2019

  What’s the best remodeling project for your home? The answer, in part, depends on where you live. Every year, Remodeling Magazine evaluates which projects bring the most return at resale in different markets around the country in their “Cost vs. Value” report.  For the purposes of this blog, we are focusing on the Pacific states (WA, […]

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Western Washington Gardner Report Q3 2019

October 28, 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 your Windermere agent.   ECONOMIC OVERVIEW […]

House Hunters on Camano Island with Jerry Evans

October 16, 2019

Whether you’re looking for a beachfront getaway, a comfortable forever home, or something else entirely, our Windermere agents are the experts you can trust, and we won’t stop until we find your new home.    One of our dedicated agents, Jerry Evans, recently demonstrated his resolve and local expertise on HGTV’s House Hunters. Dan and Kristi, […]

#TackleHomelessness with Windermere

October 3, 2019

We are proud to be part of the Stanwood and Camano Island community. We believe it’s important to stay connected with our neighbors and keep a pulse on our community. That’s why you’ll find us grilling hot dogs at National Night Out and passing out hot cocoa at the Holiday Tree Lighting. We also believe […]

Agent Spotlight: All In, For You

August 29, 2019

At Windermere, extraordinary is our ordinary. Every one of our agents understands how important your home is. Whether you’re buying a new home, selling a property or looking for someone to manage your rental property, we’ll take care of you.    Here are three agents who know what it means to be all in, for you.  […]

Buying Puget Sound Waterfront? Top Tips You Can’t Miss

August 16, 2019

There is an unmistakable beauty to the waters of our Puget Sound. That unmatched feeling one gets from seeing the sun glisten off the salt water, the white caps be whipped up by a winter storm, or seeing our children play on the beach.    While “new” waterfront property hasn’t been made for thousands of […]