Blog

On Whidbey Island

Moving Patterns for U.S. Homeowners and Renters in 2021

Moving Patterns for U.S. Homeowners and Renters in 2021 by Matthew Gardner   Hello there. I’m Windermere Real Estate’s Chief Economist Matthew Gardner and welcome to the latest episode of Monday with Matthew. Over the past few months, analysts like myself have been starting to get our hands on early numbers from the Census Bureau and, […]

Read More
The Effects of Today's Mortgage Rates COVER

The Effects of Today’s Mortgage Rates on Your Home Purchase

The Effects of Today’s Mortgage Rates on Your Home Purchase It’s vital to understand the relationship between mortgage rates and your purchasing power if you’re going to buy a property. The amount of housing you can afford to buy within your financial means is referred to as purchasing power. Mortgage rates have a direct impact […]

Read More
May 2022 Infographic COVER

MAY 2022 Whidbey Island Real Estate Market Update

🚨 Here it is folks! The MAY 2022 Whidbey Island Real Estate Market Update (rolling 12-month report). CLICK HERE TO GET THE PRINTABLE PDF!   🗺️ Stats are separated by area: South, Central, & North Whidbey, and incorporate data from the 12 months prior to our current month.   🏡All stats represent only the residential […]

Read More
Q1 2022 Western Washington Real Estate Market Update

Q1 2022 Western Washington Real Estate Market Update

Q1 2022 Western Washington Real Estate Market Update by Matthew Gardner CLICK HERE FOR PRINTABLE PDF VERSION   The following analysis of select counties 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. […]

Read More

The Current State of the U.S. Housing Market | April 2022

This video is the latest in our Monday with Matthew series with Windermere Chief Economist Matthew Gardner. Each month, he analyzes the most up-to-date U.S. housing data to keep you well-informed about what’s going on in the real estate market.    Hello there, I’m Windermere’s Chief Economist Matthew Gardner, and welcome to this month’s episode […]

Read More
April 2022 Infographic Cover

APRIL 2022 Whidbey Island Real Estate Market Update

🚨 Here it is folks! The April 2022 Whidbey Island Real Estate Market Update (rolling 12-month report). CLICK HERE TO GET THE PRINTABLE PDF!   🗺️ Stats are separated by area: South, Central, & North Whidbey, and incorporate data from the 12 months prior to our current month.   🏡All stats represent only the residential […]

Read More
March 2022 Infographic COVER

March 2022 Whidbey Island Real Estate Market Update

🚨 Here it is folks! The March 2022 Whidbey Island Real Estate Market Update (rolling 12-month report). CLICK HERE TO GET THE PRINTABLE PDF!   🗺️ Stats are separated by area: South, Central, & North Whidbey, and incorporate data from the 12 months prior to our current month.   🏡All stats represent only the residential […]

Read More

December 2021 Whidbey Island Real Estate Market Update

🚨 Here it is folks! Your year-to-date Whidbey Island Real Estate Market Update.  CLICK HERE TO GET THE PRINTABLE PDF!   🗺️ Stats are separated by area: South, Central, & North Whidbey.   🏡All stats represent only the residential & condo sales, except for the ones specifically for vacant land. May not represent all market […]

Read More
How to Become a Licensed Real Estate Broker in Washington

How to Become a Licensed Real Estate Broker in Washington

  Pick a school and do your 90 hours of course work. At Windermere, we recommend Rockwell Institute because it is consistent and has proven success at getting people prepared to pass the exam. Current cost $489 (January 2021). HOT TIP: There is an add on to get sample exams and extra cramming practice. GET […]

Read More