bainbridge island

February 2, 2009
1st day of school

Hopeful

Yes, hopeful. I am sort of having that same hopeful feeling you have on the first day of school. Hopeful because it is a new start. Hopeful that this year will be better than the last. Hopeful that this year – anything is possible. Hopeful sums up January real estate […]
January 19, 2009
Wing Point by Jen Pells Real Estate Agent on Bainbridge Island

My, Aren’t We Popular

Last week our little island was written up in the New York Times. The article has some great images of the island and quotes from local islanders. It is nice to get so much attention. We were in Coastal Living at the end of last year and have been featured […]
December 30, 2008
Snow on Bainbridge Island

Yes, This is Bainbridge

December proved to be a wild month for weather here on the island. If you live here, you already know this. If you are reading my blog from afar, know that Bainbridge does not usually get snow like this. But, since the rest of the country had crazy weather this […]
November 20, 2008
HUD-Logo

New FHA Loan Limits for 2009

As we head towards the end of the year, so too do we head towards the end of beefed up FHA loan limits. In 2009, HUD is establishing these new limits. In 2009, for Kitsap, they will be cut back considerably to: 1 Unit – $307,050 in 2008 the limit […]
October 5, 2008
Summer on Bainbridge Island | Jen Pells Windermere Realtor

Summer Real Estate Stats for Bainbridge Island

Now that summer is officially over, we can look back on the summer months that certainly were not hot – in regards to real estate. The numbers below are for Bainbridge Island single family homes, condos are not included in this data. June 1, 2008-September 30, 2008 77 homes were […]
October 4, 2008
coastal living

Coastal Living Loves Bainbridge Island

I am not sure exactly how many articles Coastal Living Magazine has written on Bainbridge Island, but our island is a popular subject in their magazine. I was a subscriber and fan long before I lived anywhere near the coast. Coastal Living was my mini escape from the dry 110 […]
September 9, 2008
Lytle Beach on Bainbridge Island Jen Pells Agent

Summer Just Won’t Quit

Last weekend we enjoyed a fabulous evening at Lytle Beach. The weather has been pristine and with friends from the island, the company divine. We clocked time by counting the ferries go by and the kids kept busy by playing in the sand and fishing! September and October are historically […]
July 16, 2008
Green Building Will Hatch

Bad Timing for Green Building

I see a lot of press on green living and green building these days. I am a fan. I believe in sustainable building, solar energy, salvaged, reclaimed building materials; when I see Paperstone countertops and recycled glass tiles, my heart skips a beat. I have a dream house in my […]