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WREN graphics Holiday Greeting Tips As the year is drawing to a close, many of you are planning to send holiday greetings inserted into your calendar mailings. I’ve heard many of you are feeling a little stumped on where to begin.  I’ve gathered these short messages below as examples. Adapt them to suit your recipient, your relationship, and your culture. […]
Productivity Need Assistance with Your 2015 Calendar Mailings? Need Assistance with Your 2015 Calendar Mailings?   The clock has fallen back, the election is over and holiday gift catalogues are arriving in the mail each day… that means the new year is nearly upon us and it's time to mail your calendars!       2015 Windermere Foundation Calendars         […]
Uncategorized 2nd Half of 2014 Property Taxes Due on Oct 31st – Halloween King County residents who pay their property taxes themselves, rather than through their mortgage lender, should circle Halloween (Friday, October 31) on their calendar. The second half of 2014 property taxes are due on that date. After October 31, interest charges and penalties will be added to the tax bill. To make the process easier, […]
Productivity Stay In Touch Marketing Plan I have a few brokers that are already planning their 2015 Marketing Calendar. We have several office sponsored events planned like our annual Shredding & Electronics Recycling event, Flower & Garden Show ticket give-away, and reminders about our local Greenwood Car Show, and Art Up Chow Down Art Walks. So the calendar fills up fast with opportunities […]
Apps Re-Inspired Uhhgg. My birthday is coming up and I have less than a month to whittle away clock hours to renew my real estate license in addition to renewing my driver's license, passport and car tabs.  Every other year, real estate brokers are required by the State Department of Licensing to fulfill 30 hours of required continuing education […]
Uncategorized I Was Surprised Today At the Post Office Stamp prices increased on Saturday, jumping from 46 cents to 49 cents. The 3-cent hike is the largest increase in consumer postage prices in more than a decade for the U.S. Postal Service. The cost of mailing a post card also went up. It now costs 34 cents, a 1-cent increase. And standard mail (bulk […]
Greenwood Windermere Community Service Day   Each year, Windermere Real Estate agents, managers, owners and staff from more than 300 offices across the Western United States gather together and devote their workday to making a positive change in the neighborhoods they serve through local service projects and volunteerism. For this year's Community Service Day, the brokers and staff of Windermere's […]
Greenwood PhinneyWood Art Walk May 10th & 11th 2013   Windermere Greenwood is excited to announce we are hosting our 1st PhinneyWood Art Walk Event! We welcome artists D.Lisa West and Doug Keith        Please stop by our Windermere Greenwood office located at 311 N 85th St. Seattle, WA Friday, May 10th from 6-9 pm and Saturday, May 11th from Noon – […]
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Uncategorized Postage Rate Increase Effective 1-27-2013   RUN, don't walk to the post office to stock up on "Forever" stamps by this Sunday! Postage rates for mail classes along with many special services will increase on January 27, 2013.     The new rates:    Letters (1 oz.): 1-cent increase from 45 to 46 cents Letters additional ounces: unchanged at 20 […]
Uncategorized Need Assistance with Your 2014 Calendar Mailings? The clock has fallen back, the election is over and holiday gift catalogues are arriving in the mail each day… that means the new year is nearly upon us and it's time to mail your calendars! If you need help preparing your calendars for bulk mail, I'm here to help. From creating decorative labels that […]
Greenwood Windermere Community Service Day Volunteer Community Service Day Friday, June 15th, 2012 What is Community Service Day? Creating vibrant communities is one of the things that inspire our Windermere network to be involved in service projects that make things a little brighter for all our neighbors. Supporting the communities Windermere serves is at the core of our company’s formation and […]
Greenwood Supporting Our Neighboring Businesses With A “Cash Mob” Many of you know that Windermere/Oak Tree is  moving to a new office this summer – to 311 N 85th St. (So excited-waiting-with-baited-breath!!!) We’ve been at 100th & Aurora for nearly 20 years, but this summer, we’ll enjoy a new building and a new neighborhood. Greenwood/Phinney Ridge! As our way of introducing ourselves to the […]
Seattle Events Opening Day of Boating – Windermere Cup Saturday, May 5th: University of Washington Annual Windermere Cup Regatta The races are held as part of the celebration of Seattle’s Opening Day of Boating Season and are followed by the Seattle Yacht Club’s Opening Day Boat Parade. More than 700 rowers compete in this prestigious international event, which culminates with the women’s and men’s […]
Seattle Events Shredding & Electronics Recycling Event Join Us for a Shredding & Recycling Party! On Saturday, April 28th, from 11 am to 2 pm, we will have two trucks on site to shred your paper material, and recycling electronics. Items Accepted: desktop and laptop computers, monitors, cell phones, iPods, keyboards, mice, power cables, scanners, copiers, and TVs. Not Accepted: DVD Players, […]
Productivity High-Income Real Estate Agents Lead the Pack on Technology Use Technology has been advancing by leaps and bounds in just the last few years, especially relating to the real estate industry. What is your competition doing to stay successful? Surveying about 1,300 real estate agents, InmanNext found some of the following characteristics common to those who make $100,000 or more per year versus those who […]
Seattle Events NW Flower & Garden Show I have an exciting day planned today! (Thursday, February 9, 2012) I will be spending the day shopping & “manning” the Northwest Stone Sculptor’s Association booth at The NW Flower & Garden Show. This event is aways amazing… There are hundreds of garden displays, seminars and vendors to peruse. The Northwest Stone Sculptors Association is a […]
Foreclosure The Tale of a Foreclosure Cat   One of the agents I work with represents bank foreclosures. She is responsible for making contact with the owner/current tenant during the eviction process. While she has many stories to tell.. here is just one about a little kitty who was left behind. Despite months of warning before a foreclosure, many desperate homeowners run […]
Foreclosure Animal Rescue & Adoption Sites If you need help caring for your animals or would like to add a furry, feathered or scaled family member, visit the links below for some fabulous local non-profits and shelters that can help! Animal Talk Rescue ARF Animal Rescue Foundation Cat Purebred Rescue MEOW Cat Rescue NOAH Pasado’s Safe Haven PAWS Pet Finder Seattle […]