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Monthly Archives: April 2019

    5 Creative Ways to Dress Up a Ceiling

    By John Taylor | April 30, 2019

    A crisp white ceiling is a classic look, but it’s not the only option for making a room look polished. Here are a few other design considerations to bring some personality to your ceiling. The sky is the limit when it comes to the amount of creativity and beautiful layering you can put into creating... Read More

    Affordable Tips To Up Your Home’s Curb Appeal

    By John Taylor | April 25, 2019

      You’ll never have a second chance at a first impression, so let’s make it count! When it comes to upping your home’s curb appeal, there are plenty of small changes you can make that have a big impact. And best of all, you don’t need to call in the pros or spend a fortune... Read More

    A Beginner’s Guide to Managing a Remodel

    By John Taylor | April 23, 2019

    Browsing photos and ideas can be a fun part of creating your dream room. But making your designs a reality also takes smart planning and organization. Project management is an essential part of remodeling, and there’s nothing like the feeling of implementing a plan to create something new and beautiful. These tips can help you... Read More

    Giving Back to the Community One Home Sale At a Time

    By John Taylor | April 22, 2019

        OB JACOBI . Co-President  |  JILL JACOBI WOOD . Co-President  |  GEOFF WOOD . CEO                                    CHRISTINE WOOD . Executive Director . Windermere Foundation   Community has always been a big part of who we are at Windermere. Back in... Read More

    Preparing Your Home for Summer

    By John Taylor | April 18, 2019

    The calendar may claim summer begins on June 21st, but for most of us, it’s already fully in gear. Kids are getting out of school, families are making summer vacation plans, and backyard barbeques are on everyone’s minds. This is also a great time of the year to get your house in order and ready... Read More

    To Sell or to Rent? The Perks and Pitfalls of Being a Landlord

    By John Taylor | April 17, 2019

    Electing a full sale or a property management situation is a life-changing decision that shouldn’t be taken lightly. In choosing whether or not becoming a landlord is right for you, there are a number of factors to consider, but primarily they fall into the following three categories: financial analysis, risk, and goals. The financial analysis is probably the... Read More

    The Value of Homeowners Insurance Can’t Be Overstated

    By John Taylor | April 16, 2019

    In addition to providing shelter and comfort, our home is often our single greatest asset. It’s important that we protect that precious investment. Most homeowners realize the importance of homeowners insurance in safeguarding the value of a home. However, what they may not know is that about two-thirds of all homeowners are under-insured. According to... Read More

    Understanding the Modern Home

    By John Taylor | April 15, 2019

    Sleek design, open floor plans, and great natural lighting are all appealing characteristics of modern architecture. Over the years, modern design concepts in home building have become more popular, as is the resurgence of interest in modern real estate. More companies, like 360 modern, are specializing in modern properties. Modern homes vary greatly in style; however,... Read More

    Three Deck Design Ideas to Get Your Yard Ready for Summer

    By John Taylor | April 10, 2019

    A delightfully warm spring in many parts of the Western U.S. has many folks brushing off their summer clothing early. While this is exciting for all who love the outdoors, public spaces like parks and beaches may be overcrowded. What better time, then, to focus on ways to maximize the space you have in your... Read More

    How to Get Started in Real Estate Investing

    By John Taylor | April 2, 2019

    Investing in real estate is one of the world’s most venerable pathways to building wealth. When properly managed, income from renting or real estate investment trusts can provide you with the financial security to plan out the rest of your life. The conclusion is easy to envision, but knowing where to begin can be overwhelming,... Read More