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....

How to Sell Your Whidbey Island Home When You Have Pets

How to Sell Your Whidbey Island Home When You Have Pets

Coldwell Banker Koetje Real Estate wants to provide you with some helpful tips on how to sell your Whidbey Island home when you have pets! Nobody wants to smell pet odors when ....

Do I Need to Paint the Whole House White?

Do I Need to Paint the Whole House White?

You have been considering painting your Whidbey Island home  knowing that  you will sell within a couple of years. Chances are  a helpful family member or friend reminds you tha....

Owning a Whidbey Island Home is More Than a Financial Investment

Owning a Whidbey Island Home is More Than a Financial Investment

Owning a  Whidbey Island home  is more than a financial investment. Owning a home is a place for making memories,  a place to invite friends, a place that you can call your own.....

Whidbey Island Home: Buy with Reselling in Mind

Whidbey Island Home: Buy with Reselling in Mind

If you know that the Whidbey Island home you are buying may have to be sold within a few years, you have a few extra items you need to pay attention to prior to purchasing. This is....