Windermere Blog

Windermere Offices Continue to Support Communities Through COVID-19 Pandemic

Windermere offices have continued to support their communities throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, raising money for the Windermere Foundation, which has provided over $43 million in funding to support low-income and homeless families throughout the Western U.S. since 1989. Here are some highlights from the past holiday season.   Windermere Whatcom Donates 84 Thanksgiving Boxes   […]

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Posted on 15 January 2021 | 7:00 pm

Windermere Acquires Sacramento’s Largest Independent Real Estate Company

The heads of Windermere Real Estate Geoff Wood, Jill Jacobi Wood, and OB Jacobi have announced that Windermere has acquired the largest independent real estate company in Sacramento, CA, Lyon Real Estate. Founded in 1946 by William L. Lyon, Lyon Real Estate has over 800 agents in 17 offices throughout the greater Sacramento area and […]

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Posted on 13 January 2021 | 7:30 pm

Renovating Your Vacation Home

Owning a vacation home comes with the reward of having your own slice of paradise, but it can also present some unique challenges if you need to make renovations. It’s important to understand how you will use your second home before diving into any renovation projects. This will help keep you organized and on track […]

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Posted on 13 January 2021 | 7:00 pm

Incorporate Pantone’s Color of 2021 Into Your Home

For the second time ever, Pantone’s Color of the Year is actually two colors: Ultimate Gray and Illuminating Yellow. Ultimate Gray is emblematic of natural elements that stand the test of time, while Illuminating Yellow is a cheerful sunshine yellow, symbolizing energy and clarity.   Here are some ways you can harness this color harmony […]

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Posted on 11 January 2021 | 7:00 pm

Technology in Your Home

Every year there are more products that come out to automate your home. There are many reasons to add technology and to automate your home including safety, security, efficiency and convenience. Here are some reasons and products that are must have for your home.   For Safety There are many products that will help keep […]

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Posted on 6 January 2021 | 7:00 pm

Ways to Save Money by Going Green

Contrary to popular belief, going green does not have to be hard or cost money, in fact it can even save you money.  There are many small things that you and your family can do within your home to save money while reducing landfill waste and the use of natural resources. Discover a few ways […]

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Posted on 4 January 2021 | 7:00 pm

Your Winter Home Maintenance Checklist

Winter is a magical season to spend at home. We all want to be able to enjoy the shorter days and longer nights from the comfort of our homes while we watch the season change.   To truly enjoy this winter at home with peace of mind, you’ll want to complete a home maintenance checklist […]

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Posted on 21 December 2020 | 7:00 pm

#AskAnAgent Wrap-Up

On our “#AskAnAgent” Instagram Live series, radio personality and Windermere client Carla Marie goes live with our agents, answering viewer questions about how to buy and sell a home.   After our first three episodes with Jessica James, Ashley Abolafia, and Gervon Simon, Carla Marie sat down with the following agents to round out the […]

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Posted on 18 December 2020 | 7:00 pm

2021 Paint Color Trends

Each new year brings a fresh perspective on the latest design trends, home décor, and popular colors for homeowners to incorporate in their homes. This year has greatly impacted the way we depend on the places we live.   This shift in responsibilities has changed homeowners’ needs, which are reflected in the upcoming year’s most […]

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Posted on 16 December 2020 | 7:00 pm

How to Increase Your Buying Power

One of the best ways prospective home buyers can empower themselves when purchasing a home is to improve their buying power. The numbers may seem daunting but identifying ways to strengthen your financial standing will help you each step of the way.   When visualizing your dream home, it’s common for buyers to focus on […]

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Posted on 14 December 2020 | 7:00 pm