Relocating to Bainbridge Island

December 6, 2019
Sunrise Drive on Bainbridge Island Sold by Jen Pells

New Listing | 15078 Sunrise Drive NE

It is an honor to wrap up my 2019 listing season with one of my very favorite homes on the island.  I sold this home to my clients back in 2013 and it made my top 10 list that year.  This home was already special and charming before my clients bought […]
November 19, 2019
Jen Pells' Summer 2019 Sales

Jen’s 2019 Summer Sales

Summer is over, over.  It is raining.  The holidays are coming.  We are very seasonal here on Bainbridge Island with our real estate market and our busy listing season is April – August.  When I sold real estate back in California the listing season was less dramatic, sales happened pretty consistently year […]
January 26, 2018

New Listing | 9175 Ferncliff Ave NE on Bainbridge Island

9175 Ferncliff Avenue NE is a quality constructed Craftsman home in the convenient Ferncliff Area of the island.  The home emulates the quintessential Bainbridge style and is anything but cookie-cutter.  Custom built by VanWinkle, this property offers a 3,367 square feet on a lovely, private, .47 acre lot tucked behind a mature laurel hedge.  Public beach access […]
May 28, 2015
Bainbridge Island | Jen Pells | Windermere Realtor

Unintentional Renters

Renting Can Make Sense There are a lot of smart, pragmatic reasons for renting a home when you are new to a city.  It can be helpful to get the lay of the land, learn the neighborhoods, settle in a bit. Wait to find the perfect house to buy. But, […]
November 13, 2012
Fall on Bainbridge Island | by Jen Pells Windermere Realtor

Bainbridge Home Prices, Like the Rest of the U.S., Going Up

Below is an article posted on businessweek.com regarding home prices rising in the U.S.  Our tight inventory on Bainbridge is causing the supply/demand factor to kick in on pricing.  This morning there are only 138 active listings on the island.  Last week there were 145. 67 are pending today.  At […]
January 19, 2012

Bainbridge Island Real Estate Stats for 2011

2011 Year End Review As real estate agents we entered last year full of optimism and hope that 2011 would usher in numbers far different from what we saw in 2010.  But, by the second quarter we realized there were not going to be any major positive shifts in our […]
June 10, 2011

Buying Long Distance? Why You Want a Tech Savvy Buyer’s Agent

Relocation Expert is an Overused Term As an agent I see the “Relocation Expert” tag line on countless marketing pieces. Many agents use it and when you think about it, any diligent agent is a relocation agent because, at the very least, agents help people move from one home to […]
April 1, 2011
5795 Wimsey Lane on Bainbridge Island. Closed on 3/31/11 for $535,000. Sold by Jen Pells, Windermere West Sound.

The New Normal

5795 Wimsey Lane – Just SOLD – $535,000 This winter and early spring I have been involved in two short sales, a bank sale and this sale on Wimsey Lane, which was a bankruptcy and short sale combination.  There is no “easy button” in this business. The home above is […]