Don and Ann at Joseph Whidbey State Park

The importance of gratitude

Nov 17, 2023

Happy Thanksgiving! I’ve learned over the years that taking just a couple minutes each day to write down what I’m grateful for has a huge […]

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Mortgage rates under 3%? Not yet but maybe soon

Jun 2, 2020

Matthew Gardner’s most recent “Mondays with Matthew” video gives a 10-minute deep dive into what is expected to happen with 30 year mortgage rates from […]

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North Whidbey Market Update Dec 2019 + 2020 forecast

Dec 5, 2019

What is happening in the Real Estate market on North Whidbey (Oak Harbor and Coupeville)? What is the economic forecast for 2020 and what will […]

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The Cat Came Back

Feb 6, 2018

If you like happy endings here’s one for you.  Just another day in the life of your humble, full-service, real estate agent.   Don Jaques […]

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3 Mistakes Home Buyers Make (and how to avoid them!)

Jan 2, 2018

It’s a seller’s market in the Whidbey/Fidalgo area.  If you’re a buyer you want to avoid making mistakes that can cost you money and cause […]

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Helping buyers succeed in a sellers’ market

Mar 20, 2017

Buyers want to succeed in a sellers’ market.  They want to stop searching for a home, and get busy moving in!  These graphs show why […]

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Windermere rated most trusted Real Estate Brokerage in the Northwest

Jun 8, 2016

I'm proud and grateful to be part of the Windermere team.  In Lifestory Research's 2016 Most Trusted Companies poll, Windermere was ranked 2nd in the nation as […]

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