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December 14, 2017
Holiday Activities on Bainbridge Island 2017

5 Ways to Celebrate the Holidays on Bainbridge

1. Take Santa Photos at Columbia Bank Dec 16th – 10am-1pm Cash donation or non-perishable item to support Helpline House 2. Visit the Holiday Village at Bloedel Reserve Through Dec 31st – 10am- 4pm (closed Mondays and Christmas Day) Included with admission to Bloedel Reserve. Adults: $17 Seniors (65+) and Military: $12 Students 13-18 […]
December 13, 2017
Bainbridge Island Musical Holiday Truck Map 2017

Bainbridge Island Musical Firetruck 2017

Yes, you did hear holiday music in your cul-de-sac.  That was another classic island tradition, the musical firetruck.  The annual tour around the island is already underway.   I am never quite ready for Christmas, but the outdoor lights are up on our house, so it really must be that time […]
November 30, 2017
7349 Madrona Dr NE on Bainbridge Island listed by Jen Pells Real Estate

New Listing | 7349 Madrona Dr NE on Bainbridge Island

7349 Madrona Drive NE is a unique in-town package in the popular Wing Point Neighborhood.  Right now, on the island, it is hard to find a home for sale that is close to the ferry and not cookie-cutter.  This home is anything put predictable or ordinary. Custom built by Bob Grimm […]
November 25, 2017
Winslow 2017 Holidays Tree Lighting

Winslow Holiday Activities | Bainbridge 2017

The Holidays are Here Today is Small Business Saturday.  Get out and shop and support your local merchants, friends, and neighbors.  There are a host of activities going on in downtown Winslow today, including the Christmas Tree Lighting tonight from 6pm-7:30pm.  Below is a summary of what you can do […]
November 1, 2017
Bainbridge Real Estate Market

Bainbridge Real Estate 2017 3rd Quarter Review

LEAVES FALL; MARKETS RISE The Big Picture In order to paint an accurate portrait of the Bainbridge Island real estate market during this autumn season, it’s important to put it in the context of the broader regional economy. Through that lens, things are looking very good. Estimates for September 2016 […]
September 14, 2017

That Fall Feeling

School is back in session and we just finished our tenth summer on the island.  Both my girls are in high school this year and yes, what they say is true, time just flies.  It always seems to be a reflective time when another school year starts. Our decade on […]
July 31, 2017

Bainbridge Real Estate 2017 2nd Quarter Review

Mid-Way Through a Good Year | A Bustling Springtime Even though the first quarter of 2017 didn’t start that slowly, it sure felt like it did. But the second quarter was a different story. We were flat-out busy between April and June. Personally, it was my busiest quarter to date. There […]
July 20, 2017

New Listing | 1858 Commodore LN NW on Bainbridge

1858 Commodore Lane is a rare, in-town package.  Almost half an acre, walk-able to all levels of schools, Winslow and the ferry.  Plus a private, light and bright studio/office.   This quiet cul-de-sac location provides both privacy and convenience. Do you want chickens?  No problem, you have plenty of space […]