Windermere Foundation Blog

10 Tips to Upgrade Your Bedroom

  We spend roughly a third of our lives asleep, so it’s only right that bedrooms be high on the priority list when it comes to home upgrades. Whether you’re looking for extra comfort or added liveliness from your personal sanctuary, these 10 simple tips will level up your bedroom.   10 Tips to Upgrade […]

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Posted on 2 December 2020 | 7:00 pm

GivingTuesday 2020: Donate Through Your Local Windermere Office

  After shopping for everyone on our holiday lists this year, let’s remember those in our communities who need our support. This GivingTuesday, you can help low-income and homeless families in your community by making a donation to the Windermere Foundation via your local Windermere office.   GivingTuesday – December 1, 2020   GivingTuesday is a global generosity movement […]

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Posted on 1 December 2020 | 7:00 pm

How to Childproof Your Home

Whether your household includes a newborn, toddler, or young child, your home has the potential to pose a risk to their safety if not properly childproofed. There’s no stopping a child’s curiosity. Using safety latches on cabinets and blocking your staircase with a gate is a good start, but there are other potential hazards around […]

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Posted on 30 November 2020 | 7:00 pm

10 Costs Associated with Selling Your Home

  Selling a home is an exciting time for homeowners. Once you and your household have decided that you’ll hit the market, it’s easy to think solely about the revenue that comes with the sale. However, selling a home comes with its own set of costs. Knowing what these costs are will help you budget […]

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Posted on 25 November 2020 | 7:00 pm

Matthew Gardner COVID-19 Housing & Economic Update: 11/23/2020

  We’re back with another episode of “Mondays with Matthew,” with our chief economist, Matthew Gardner. This week he’s diving deep into the dark corners of the latest US home sales data. Hello there and welcome to the latest episode of Mondays with Matthew. I’m Windermere Real Estate’s Chief Economist, Matthew Gardner. Today we are […]

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Posted on 23 November 2020 | 6:30 pm

Simple Kitchen Makeover Ideas

Image source : Getty Images   Kitchen makeovers sit atop many homeowners’ wish lists, but they can be stressful and costly. However, there are simple projects you can tackle that will give your kitchen the look and feel of a total overhaul without breaking the bank.   Simple projects   Backsplash: Giving your backsplash a […]

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Posted on 18 November 2020 | 7:00 pm

Hosting for the Holidays

Image source: Shutterstock   Whether you’re planning on having visitors fill your home with holiday cheer or keeping the holiday celebrations to a minimum, there are steps you can take to reduce the stresses of gatherings during the COVID-19 pandemic. Many homeowners have become accustomed to applying the following principles to their at-home lifestyles thus […]

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Posted on 16 November 2020 | 7:00 pm

November is Homeless Youth Awareness Month

In 2007, November was declared National Homeless Youth Awareness Month to shine a light on the homeless experiences of young people and their families. The Windermere Foundation supports the following organizations dedicated to supporting youth in their communities, all of which are providing ways to give back during the COVID-19 pandemic. To support these organizations, […]

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Posted on 13 November 2020 | 7:00 pm

Windermere Launches Redesigned “People First” Website

Windermere Real Estate has launched a redesign of its website as a part of the company’s brand refresh evolution that started with new logos and more modern branding two years ago, followed by the launch of the company’s “All in, for you” brand campaign in 2019. Windermere Marketing VP Julie Dey said it was […]

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Posted on 11 November 2020 | 7:00 pm

A Guide to VA Loans

Image source: Shutterstock   VA loans provide a path toward homeownership for active service and veteran personnel and their families. The following serves as a guide to understanding what they are, who they are available to, and what types of loans are available to them. VA loans can be confusing, so talk with your Windermere […]

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Posted on 11 November 2020 | 6:55 pm