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15 Practical New Year’s Resolutions to Take Your Home To the Next Level

By Northgate Office | Jan 22, 2021

    All the inspiration you need to make your home a more organized, colorful and beautiful place to live in the new year.   Come January 1, you might be thinking of ways to achieve your health, fitness, and financial goals for the year, but there’s another important aspect of your life that’s worth […]

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10 Steps to Winterize a House

By Northgate Office | Dec 21, 2020

    Extreme winter weather can leave neighborhoods and communities without power or other public services for long periods of time, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security warns.   With the risk of damage to your property or personal injury, it’s a smart idea to prepare your home for such winter weather emergencies as well […]

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How to Increase Your Buying Power

By Northgate Office | Dec 15, 2020

    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 […]

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A Guide to VA Loans

By Northgate Office | Nov 11, 2020

    VA loans provide a path toward homeownership for active service and veteran personnel and their families. The following serves as a guide to understanding what they are, who they are available to, and what types of loans are available to them. VA loans can be confusing, so talk with your Windermere agent as […]

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How Is the Pandemic Shaping Home Design?

By Northgate Office | Nov 5, 2020

  The coronavirus pandemic is already shaping home design trends, with special-function rooms and products that serve needs particular to the pandemic rising in popularity, according to a recent survey by the American Institute of Architects.   Every year, the institute surveys about 425 individual architects or firms in the business of custom-home building or […]

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Western Washington Real Estate Market Update

By Northgate Office | Oct 28, 2020

  The following analysis 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. For further information about the housing market in your area, please don’t hesitate to contact your Windermere agent.   REGIONAL […]

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10 Steps to Selling Your Home

By Northgate Office | Oct 7, 2020

  Navigating everything involved with selling your home can seem intimidating. Breaking the process down step by step will keep you organized and ready to work with your agent toward a successful home sale.   Choose an agent A lot goes into choosing the right agent. If you’re unsure where to start, get referrals from […]

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To-Dos: September Home Checklist

By Northgate Office | Sep 18, 2020

  From the first days, which probably still feel like summer, to the last, when you may notice that first chill in the air, September is a time of transition. Get your home ready for the season ahead by ticking off these to-dos, from adding cozy layers to scheduling necessary maintenance — and then curl […]

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Northgate Pedestrian & Bike Bridge Project

By Northgate Office | Jul 21, 2020

  The Northgate Pedestrian & Bike Bridge project reaches a major milestone with the first set of bridge spans being installed on the east side of I-5. By Fall 2021, people will be able to walk and bike across the Northgate Pedestrian and Bike Bridge, connecting people to thriving neighborhoods, North Seattle College, medical and social services, retail […]

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