Windermere Blog

Preparing to Sell Your Home: A Complete Checklist

Posted on 29 June 2022

Getting your home ready to sell can feel like a circus act. Without the right organization, juggling the countless moving parts involved in this stage of the selling process can take its toll. This is the perfect opportunity to create a checklist to keep yourself on track and within your budget. The following information will […]

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The Growing Housing Affordability Problem

Posted on 27 June 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 […]

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Windermere Participates in 38th Annual Community Service Day

Posted on 24 June 2022

Windermere offices close for business every year in June to participate in Community Service Day, an annual tradition since 1984 where our agents, staff, and franchise owners spend the day volunteering in their communities. We’ve gathered a handful of stories to share a glimpse of what Community Service Day 2022 looked like around our network. […]

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What Happens After Making an Offer on a House?

Posted on 22 June 2022

Making an offer on a house feels like a reason to celebrate. You’ve applied for financing, worked with your agent to search for available listings, put in time attending open houses, and have found the place you’re ready to call home. However, celebrating at this stage in the buying process could leave you heartbroken if […]

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Advancing DEI: Windermere’s Continued Commitment to Change

Posted on 20 June 2022

Written by: Samantha Enos – Vice President of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Windermere Real Estate Since our company committed to affecting change with regards to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) nearly two years ago, we’ve established several initiatives that have helped us move the needle toward making Windermere a more diverse organization and homeownership more […]

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How to Plant an Herb Garden

Posted on 15 June 2022

Homeowners are always seeking ways to breathe new life into the spaces in their homes. Using nature to achieve this transformation is beneficial in several ways. Planting an herb garden not only helps to make your kitchen feel fresh and sustainable, but it can make your food taste better, too. Here are some tips for […]

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Should You Refinance or Sell Your Home?

Posted on 13 June 2022

Homeowners can often reach a financial fork in the road when they must decide to either refinance their existing mortgage or sell their home. Each route has its respective advantages depending on your financial health, the mortgage rate market, and the future needs of your household. Refinancing vs. Selling When working to ease the financial […]

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Managing Expectations as a First-Time Home Buyer

Posted on 8 June 2022

There’s a first time for everything. As a first-time home buyer, navigating the uncharted territory of the home buying process can be challenging to say the least. Although every home purchase is unique, there are certain knowns that can help you manage your expectations. Once you’re ready to buy, knowing a bit more about how […]

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5 Tips for Cutting the Cord: Switching from Cable to Subscription TV

Posted on 6 June 2022

“Cutting the cord” can mean something different in every household. For some, it’s a complete abandonment of cable TV and the fees that come with it, while in another household it may be a mix of cable- and subscription-based programming. Regardless of where you are in the spectrum, it’s worth it to audit your household’s […]

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5 Ways to Incorporate Nature into Your Home

Posted on 1 June 2022

Home décor often focuses heavily on the latest and greatest trends. But even the most well decorated home can feel like it’s missing a natural element. Here are five simple ways you can incorporate nature into your home to make it feel more connected to the environment it inhabits. 5 Ways to Incorporate Nature into […]

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