Windermere Community Realty

Astoria

Northeast Portland

Oregon City

Vancouver, WA

BUY & SELL WITH US

We view our clients as clients for life. Our relationship with each client goes beyond a single transaction as we continue to provide relevant and resourceful information for them to make the best collaborative decisions for all of their real estate holdings.

How Glass Design Can Help Reflect the Best of Your Home

October 12, 2018

How Glass Design Can Help Reflect the Best of Your Home Posted in Living by John Trupin  Glass has been a key component of home design for style and function for thousands of years. The versatility of glass is such that nearly every single modern home constructed utilizes glass in some way, shape, or form. But there’s no […]

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Stay Safe While Selling Your Home With Our Seller’s Checklist

October 8, 2018

Staying organized while uprooting your life and moving from one home to another can feel impossible. Not only are you trying to get the best financial return on your investment, but you might also be working on a tight deadline. There’s also the pressure to keep your home clean and organized at all times for […]

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Are We Heading Towards a Bubble?

September 25, 2018

Are We Heading Towards A Bubble? Posted in Market News by John Trupin  The US housing market has been going gangbusters in recent years. Record-setting sales, record-setting home prices, and a market that has largely favored sellers, while forcing fierce competition among buyers. All of this has led some to worry that we are heading towards another housing […]

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Our Pledge To You

September 24, 2018

Fall Perspectives 2018: Our Pledge To You Posted in Perspectives by Jill Jacobi Wood, OB Jacobi & Geoff Wood  Change is afoot. We suppose it always is, but doesn’t it all seem to come at us so much faster in today’s world? We see change all around us. Just consider, for a moment, how much technology has changed […]

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How to Acquire the Right Appraisal for Your Home

September 19, 2018

How to Acquire the Right Appraisal for Your Home  Posted in Selling by John Trupin  Appraisals are designed to protect buyers, sellers, and lending institutions. They provide a reliable, independent valuation of a tract of land and the structure on it, whether it’s a house or a skyscraper. Below, you will find information about the appraisal process, what […]

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Transforming Your House from a Summer Home to a Winter Hideaway

September 18, 2018

Transforming Your House from a Summer Home to a Winter Hideaway  Posted in Living by John Trupin  None of us want to admit it, but Winter is Coming. The new season of Game of Thrones might not be until 2019, but your home will need preparation before then. As the days shorten, you can mitigate many mid-winter headaches with some […]

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5 Reasons Rising Interest Rates Won’t Wreck the Housing Market

September 17, 2018

5 Reasons Rising Interest Rates Won’t Wreck the Housing Market Posted in Market News by Matthew Gardner, Chief Economist, Windermere Real Estate  Interest rates have been trending higher since the fall of 2017, and I fully expect they will continue in that direction – albeit relatively slowly – as we move through the balance of the year and […]

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Outfitting Your Home to Survive the Threat of Wildfires

August 23, 2018

Outfitting Your Home to Survive the Threat of Wildfires Posted in Living by John Trupin  Much of the Western United States is grappling with the same issue this summer – the specter of smoke and fire from some of the largest forest fires in recent memory. For individuals, even the decreased air quality can be a threat, while […]

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Trends in Luxury Pool Design

August 21, 2018

The Most Ambitious Trends in Luxury Pool Design Posted in Luxury by John Trupin  When it comes to luxury home design, if you can imagine it, it can be done. In-home spas, luxe bowling alleys, and glass wine rooms are just a few examples we’re seeing out there. The same idea extends outdoors to swimming pools, which are […]

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How Zoning and Regulatory Costs Impact Housing Affordability

August 16, 2018
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