Home Buyers 5 Signs You’re Ready to Buy A Home Becoming a homeowner is a big step, but with careful planning, you can prepare yourself to be in a good position to buy your first home. To the uninitiated, buying a home can seem like a mysterious and complicated process, when really, it’s about knowing what needs to be in place to move forward. Here […]
Community Events in Silverdale & Bremerton to Enjoy Every Year Central Kitsap is the most populated part of the county and hosts many great festivals, kid-friendly activities, and more. These annual and recurring events in Silverdale and Bremerton highlight some of the unique ways our community comes together to connect and celebrate. Annual Events in Spring and Summer Photos with the Easter Bunny Two Weeks […]
Home 8 Home Repairs You Should Not Put Off As a homeowner, knowing what repairs deserve immediate attention isn’t always easy. Determining whether a crack in the wall is a simple paint job or an indication of something bigger requires both time and effort. But addressing certain repairs promptly can save you money and reduce your stress in the long term. To help you […]
Home Buyers Home Buying Tips with Insights From Agents In Kitsap County, during the first quarter of this year, we had 944 closed sales, with an average sale price of $606K. With the state of the current real estate market, buying a home can be a challenge in Kitsap County. But these tips and insights from some of our Windermere Silverdale agents will help […]
Real Estate Market Kitsap’s Market: First Quarter, 2022 Curious about how Kitsap County’s real estate market is doing? We had a solid first quarter and it’s still a seller’s market. In 2021, we saw strong buyer demand and low inventory, and that continues to be the case. Read on for key highlights and market trends.  If you have any questions, our local real […]
Community Kitsap’s Eco-Friendly Products and Services to Check Out If you’re looking for environmentally-friendly products and services, you may not realize that there are some great options right here in Kitsap County, Washington. Go for these reusable, natural, local, or waste-free options when you can. These products and services help mother nature, and we hope this list serves as a great starting point. Products […]
Home Garden Like a Pro This Spring with These Tips We don’t know about you, but we’re ready for sunshine, blossoms, and beautiful gardens! Whether you’re new to gardening or have quite the green thumb, here are some tips to set you and your garden up for success this spring. 1. Soil is Everything “Some gardeners do not say that they garden, but rather that […]
Community 13 Things I Wish I Knew Before Moving to Kitsap County If you’re new to Kitsap County, Washington, you’re probably on the hunt for great local tips, and we’re here to help. We’ve often heard people say they wished they would’ve known about certain places and resources sooner, so let’s make sure that’s not you. We spoke to a mix of locals and newcomers to create […]
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Community Recharge with a Staycation or a Weekend Getaway In need of a relaxing staycation or a fun getaway? We’ve rounded up some great places that are right here in our corner of the Pacific Northwest. Whether you’re looking for something exciting or romantic, these gems are sure to help you unwind and recharge. Angeline Spa & Clearwater Casino Resort in Suquamish Part of the […]
Events Fourth Quarter Market Review for Kitsap County Kitsap County’s real estate market is still going strong, and here’s a look at how we closed out 2021. Just as in previous years, our local market slowed down during the holiday season. There are still many eager home buyers wanting to live in Kitsap County, but fewer homes were for sale during the fourth […]
Home Buyers Home Buying Tips For Millennials Between the lingering effects of the 2008 recession and the burden of student loan debt, millennials often face many challenges when entering the housing market as competitive buyers. But if you’re a millennial wanting to buy your first home, here are some steps you can take.  Pay Off Student Loans Much of the millennial market […]
Community New Agent Spotlight: Cameron Tappe We’re excited to feature Cameron Tappe, a new agent who recently joined Windermere Silverdale. He grew up here in the Pacific Northwest and is energetic, hardworking, and dedicated. Learn about his background, professional approach, and more in our Q&A. What drew you to real estate? It is so motivating to have the opportunity to help […]
Home Easy, Tasty Winter Recipes Cold weather calls for warm, cozy meals, and we’ve got some great recipes that are easy to make and delicious. Our collection below includes meals that are either quick to prepare and/or require very little work. From unique soups to hearty dinners, here are some recipe ideas that we hope you’ll enjoy. Sausage and Quinoa […]
Community Our Community Involvement in 2021 We love living and working in Kitsap County, and community involvement is a key component of the way we operate. So, we thought we would take a moment to share the many ways in which our Windermere Silverdale office has supported and invested in Kitsap this year. By doing so, we hope it spreads awareness […]
Community Holiday Festivities in Kitsap County This holiday season there are so many great local events going on, so we thought we would highlight a range of activities. From free pony rides for kids to a Viking bonfire, you’re sure to find a fun way to celebrate here in beautiful Kitsap County. Where to Find Santa Santa at the Manor House […]
Home Great Gadgets to Improve Your Home Thanks to technology, it’s easier than ever to efficiently brew your morning coffee, keep your home secure, and wash your clothes. While there are many interesting gadgets and smart appliances, here are some of our favorites to improve your home.  Smart Washer We all have a limited amount of time to get things done, and […]
Real Estate Market Tiny Home Living and Some Interesting Insights From efficiency to affordability, many people are drawn to the idea of living in a tiny home. Tiny houses combine maximizing space with living minimally. Although the concept seems simple, there’s more to this lifestyle than you may think.  Minimalist Living The tiny home movement combines mindfulness, environmentalism, and minimalism into an efficient lifestyle. For […]
Community Delicious, New Places to Try in Kitsap We’ve been highlighting great, new eateries that have opened during the pandemic through our Facebook page, Windermere Sound Living. Check out these great places that we’ve featured so far, and stay tuned for more! Bigleaf Maple Bakery in Poulsbo   What do you get when you mix an archeologist and a choir teacher? Apparently, amazing French pastries! […]
Real Estate Market Third Quarter Market Review for Central Kitsap Our Central Kitsap real estate market continues to grow in volume. Keep reading for key highlights about our strong seller’s market.  Our Competitive Seller’s Market Central Kitsap’s inventory and demand are higher than they were this time last year. More people are able to work from home and are ready to enjoy life on the […]
Community Celebrate Fall at these Kitsap Pumpkin Patches Crisp air and crunchy leaves mean that pumpkin season has arrived! Here are some of our favorite local pumpkin patches that offer pumpkins and produce for sale, as well as fun, fall experiences.  Creek House Farm in Port Orchard   Book 90 minutes of fun on this family farm in the Manchester area of Port […]