October 27, 2010
Moving to Bainbridge Island

Why in the World are You in Real Estate?

If You Read my Blog You Might Already Know I think this is the question people really want to ask me when they ask “How’s the market.”  What they are thinking, as they ask that nicer question is, “why in the world is she selling real estate in this crazy, down-hill […]
October 25, 2010
Islandwood Howl-o-ween on Bainbridge Island

IslandWood Howl-o-ween 2010

How did I forget to put this on my list of things to do in October? IslandWood never disappoints. Their campus is nature refined! IslandWood was a cozy place to spend a rainy afternoon while the kids carved pumpkins, listened to stories, ran around, and enjoyed cookies and cocoa from […]
October 21, 2010
Play structure with covered picnic area.

New Play Structure at Eagledale Park

I was out looking at a house for a client, when I noticed the bright and shiny new play structure out at Eagledale Park. The guys with the Parks and Recreation Department said it should be open and ready for use this weekend (10/22/10). What a great addition to this […]
October 21, 2010
Home Buying in today's market on Bainbridge Island

National Economy Versus Personal Economy

At our office meeting this week, my Managing Broker, Casey McGrath brought up an article about how a broker in San Jose, Lisa Blaylock, had an appealing philosophy that got her clients to look at the market with a new set of lenses  – and ultimately got fence-sitters to hop […]
October 20, 2010

A New Islander’s Perspective About Moving to Bainbridge

I thought readers of my blog might appreciate another perspective on island life.  I am lucky enough to have Trish Bittman as a friend and a client.  She is a writer and today, being her one year anniversary on the island, she wrote a piece on just that topic, her […]
October 19, 2010
Things to do on Bainbrige in October. Suyematsu Pumpkin Patch on Bainbridge Island.

5 Things to do in October on Bainbridge Island

Fall on Bainbridge Island I think local Bainbridge Island residents would agree that our fall weather trumps the summer weather we had this year. The sun is out, the air is crisp –  it has been a gorgeous Northwest fall.  So, before fall and October is over, make sure you […]
October 12, 2010
Suyematsu Pumpkin Patch on BainbridgeIsland and Fire Department Pancake Breakfast

Of Pancakes and Pumpkins

This past weekend took us to the Suyematsu Pumpkin Patch on Bainbridge Island and to the Fire Department’s Pancake Breakfast.
October 9, 2010
Buying on Bainbridge

So, what are buyers looking for anyway?

According to an article published in the LA Times, buyer’s wants and needs lists have changed over the past decade. With the downturn in the economy and a move towards practical versus showy, the following shifts are becoming apparent as builders and developers change up their blue prints. Today’s buyers […]