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Strategies for Unpacking After Your Move

Strategies for Unpacking After Your Move

You did it! You packed up all your belongings, loaded them onto a truck, and unloaded them into your new house. That is no easy feat. But the work isn’t quite over yet. If you’re staring at piles of boxes…

Should I Buy or Rent A Home

Should I Buy or Rent A Home

We are often asked, “Should I buy or rent a home on Whidbey Island.  The question always seems to go like this, “What can I buy for the same payment that I am paying for rent?”  Our response is usually…

Moving During Holiday Season

Moving During Holiday Season

Whether Thanksgiving weekend or the full week between Christmas and New Years, the holidays may be the best time, or indeed the only time, you can plan the move to your new Whidbey Island home. Here are some tips to…

Tips for a Safe Halloween

Tips for a Safe Halloween

Witches and goblins and ghosts, oh my! It’s time to hit the store and stock up on candy and treats for the neighborhood kids. Halloween trick-or-treating is one of the most exciting nights of the year for kids (and even…

Creating Whidbey Island Decor with Thrift Store Finds

Creating Whidbey Island Decor with Thrift Store Finds

Whether it’s the thrill of the hunt or the satisfaction of scoring a real bargain, Whidbey Island thrift stores can be the most exciting places to find interesting and one-of-a-kind décor for your home. There are some tricks, though, to…

Can You Sell Your Home After Labor Day?

Can You Sell Your Home After Labor Day?

Conventional wisdom dictates that spring and summer are the best times to sell your home. And since Labor Day is the unofficial end of the summer season, you may be thinking that you’ve missed your opportunity to put your home…