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 f....

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....

If a Lender Pulls My Credit, Won't it Lower My Credit Score?

If a Lender Pulls My Credit, Won't it Lower My Credit Score?

Are you pre-approved for your home purchase? If not, you need to be. Will it affect my credit rating if my credit is pulled? No, it won’t affect your credit rating. In today....

Deciding Between Buying  Whidbey Island Homes or Buying a Condo

Deciding Between Buying Whidbey Island Homes or Buying a Condo

 Traditional Home or Condominium? Searching for the right Whidbey Island homes, you will likely be doing a lot of footwork and analysis. Prior to  looking at actual homes, it is ....

Holiday Décor Safety Tips for Your Whidbey Island Home

Holiday Décor Safety Tips for Your Whidbey Island Home

Coldwell Banker Koetje Real Estate wants to give you some holiday décor safety tips for your Whidbey Island home, now that thanksgiving is over and the holiday season is in full s....

Today's Younger Home Buyers

Today's Younger Home Buyers

If you’ve lived in your home for some time, you notice when the neighborhood around you is changing to a younger demographic. Thinking this might be a good time to sell, you ....