Finding the Right Agent to Sell Your Home

By WHE Marketing | April 14, 2021

by Sandy Dodge Selling your home is a collaborative effort between you and your real estate agent. As you prepare to sell your home, it’s important to find an agent who not only can answer your questions throughout the selling process, but who also cares about the happiness and goals of you and your household, as…

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How to Prevent Water Damage to Your Home

By WHE Marketing | April 7, 2021

by Sandy Dodge   Water is constantly coursing through your home, flowing in and out of drain pipes, sinks, tubs, and showers. Numerous systems in our homes are dependent upon water, but the minute it runs rampant it begins to cause damage. The consequences of water damage run the gamut, from rotted drywall and mold…

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Windermere Homes & Estates Appoints Carl McNew As Regional Manager Of Desert Sales

By WHE Marketing | April 6, 2021

The brokerage is excited to add a highly experienced and seasoned professional to the Management Team in the Coachella Valley Palm Desert April 5 – Windermere Homes & Estates (WHE) welcomes new Branch Manager Carl K. McNew to the Palm Desert Office, effective immediately. Carl will manage the busy branch’s daily operations and work with…

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Windermere Homes & Estates Welcomes James Colburn

By WHE Marketing | March 22, 2021

The brokerage welcomes James Colburn to the Executive Team as Chief Growth Officer.   San Diego, CA, March 22 – Windermere Homes & Estates (WHE) welcomes new Chief Growth Officer, James Colburn.   Colburn will manage recruitment and retention to ensure the highest level of talent and agent satisfaction in the organization.   James is…

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DIY Remodeling vs Professional Remodeling

By WHE Marketing | March 17, 2021

by Sandy Dodge Deciding whether to DIY a remodeling project or leave it to a professional is a matter of weighing the risks and rewards, time, and budget. Before you start applying a new coat of paint or go about knocking down a wall, create a plan for your remodel to help you decide which…

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Technology in Your Home

By WHE Marketing | March 11, 2021

by Sandy Dodge Every year there are more products that come out to automate your home. There are many reasons to add technology and to automate your home including safety, security, efficiency and convenience. Here are some reasons and products that are must have for your home. For Safety There are many products that will…

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How to Increase Your Buying Power

By WHE Marketing | March 3, 2021

by Sandy Dodge One of the best ways prospective home buyers can empower themselves when purchasing a home is to improve their buying power. The numbers may seem daunting but identifying ways to strengthen your financial standing will help you each step of the way. When visualizing your dream home, it’s common for buyers to focus…

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How to Price Your Home for Sale

By WHE Marketing | February 24, 2021

by Sandy Dodge It’s natural for sellers to want to get every step of the selling process right, but a successful home sale depends on an accurate listing price. Your real estate agent will work closely with you to set the price, but in the meantime, you can use  the following information to better understand…

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Windermere Homes & Estates Congratulates Agents on Surpassing Over 1 Billion in Sales for the Sixth Consecutive Year

By WHE Marketing | February 16, 2021

Windermere Homes & Estates proudly thanks agents for their dedication to achievement in 2020. San Diego, CA, February 17 – Windermere Homes & Estates (WHE) looks back on 2020 with immense gratitude toward its agents and affiliates. Despite a major shift in the real estate industry to accommodate a global pandemic, new forms and rules,…

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Windermere Homes & Estates Hosts Video Marketing Workshops

By WHE Marketing | February 16, 2021

Windermere Homes & Estates supports agents with in-house video production. San Diego, CA, February 10 – The marketing team at Windermere Homes & Estates (WHE) uses video marketing workshops to empower agents with fresh content for the new year. Video marketing is crucial for agents who want to stay competitive in the ever-growing digital sphere.  …

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Windermere Homes & Estates Welcomes Mindy Strauss

By WHE Marketing | February 12, 2021

The brokerage welcomes Mindy Strauss to the Executive Team as Associate Director of Operations. San Diego, CA, February 8 – Windermere Homes & Estates (WHE) welcomes new Associate Director of Operations to the Executive Team, Mindy Strauss.  Strauss will manage high-level executive team projects along with company processes and communications to ensure the highest level…

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Windermere Homes & Estates Launches Property Management Division

By WHE Marketing | February 12, 2021

After a strong year, Windermere Homes & Estates (WHE) expands to include property management. This addition comes alongside WHE’s new Commercial Property Corporation (CPC), which encompasses commercial real estate, property management, and vacation rentals.  San Diego, CA, February 11, 2021 – The team at Windermere Homes & Estates is known in San Diego and Riverside…

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Windermere Homes & Estates Announces Major Expansion of Marketing Department & Services to Agents

By WHE Marketing | February 10, 2021

Windermere Homes & Estates is excited to announce greatly increased marketing personnel and services in offices throughout Southern California. San Diego, CA, February 7, 2021 – In the highly competitive Southern California real estate industry, advanced state-of-the-art marketing is essential. Windermere Homes & Estates has always provided a very high level of service to its…

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Closing Costs 101

By WHE Marketing | December 16, 2020

When purchasing a home, there are several fees you have to understand and factor in to your budget before you hit the closing table. Here’s what you need to know. What are closing costs? Closing costs are the fees for services required to finalize your mortgage. Typically, the buyer is responsible for paying these costs…

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How to Save Water (And Money!) At Home

By WHE Marketing | December 9, 2020

As a homeowner, if you don’t maintain good water-saving habits, you could be sending more money than necessary straight down the drain every year. Start saving by trying out the tips below! Replace the showerhead. Daily showers account for a huge portion of water usage at home, especially if you have multiple people residing in…

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Wallpaper. Don’t Call It a Comeback!

By WHE Marketing | December 2, 2020

Guess who’s back, back again? Wallpaper has risen to the top of homeowners’ favorite ways to spice up a room again and its easy to see why. Options. With a variety of colors, patterns, and styles on the market, it’s nearly impossible for you to not find one that matches exactly what you’re looking for. The…

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Desert Office 2020 Food Drive Benefits The Well in the Desert

By WHE Marketing | November 25, 2020

The Well in the Desert is a non-profit organization that provides clothing, showers and a cooling center 7 days a week, plus nutritious hot meals 5 days a week. They offer emergency food assistance, weekly supplemental food distribution and a wide array of services through advocacy to those affected by poverty, including the working poor,…

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Taking Interior Design Online

By WHE Marketing | November 25, 2020

The internet is forever evolving how we access goods and services, so why should home décor be any different? Homeowners have a plethora of resources they can look to when searching for décor inspiration online, including blogs, online magazines, and YouTube channels, but the newest fad is online interior design consultants. These online businesses employ…

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HOW TO CURATE ART FOR YOUR HOME

By WHE Marketing | November 18, 2020

The right artwork can transform any room in a home, plus it has the unique ability to display the homeowner’s personality, character, and energy. Because of that, choosing the right pieces can feel a little overwhelming sometimes. Use the below guidelines to help you get started. Find a Statement Piece One of the easiest ways…

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TOP TIPS FOR THE FIRST-TIME HOMEOWNERS

By WHE Marketing | November 11, 2020

Owning your first home is one of the biggest milestones in an individual’s life. Once it’s finally all yours, you want to make sure you avoid common rookie mistakes like the ones below. Starting major renovations right away. With all the excitement and energy from the closing table still lingering, it’s easy to get caught…

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GROCERY SHOPPING ON A BUDGET

By WHE Marketing | November 4, 2020

As a homeowner, it’s never a bad idea to look at different ways to cut costs and one of the easiest areas to tweak is your grocery budget. Take a look at the tips below to help you tighten it up. Test out stores. Take a couple weeks to trial some neighborhood grocery stores and…

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Homebuyer Incentives: A Few Do’s And Don’ts

By WHE Marketing | October 28, 2020

When you’re selling your home, adding some extra perks can help you find a buyer quickly. An incentive is essentially a marketing spend for your home sale. But you want to make sure your marketing dollars are being used effectively, so consider these do’s and don’ts: DO recognize your home’s flaws, and offer an incentive…

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New Homeowner? Avoid These Lawn Care Mistakes

By WHE Marketing | October 23, 2020

It’s easy to take a few missteps when it comes to lawn care, especially if you’re a new homeowner and it’s your first time being solely responsible for your yard and landscaping. Here are a few tips that will help you avoid lawn-related frustrations. Cutting the grass short. Lowering the height of your mower blades…

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REVAMP YOUR PORCH

By WHE Marketing | October 16, 2020

The exterior of your home reflects your individual style just as much as the interior. If you feel the need to give your porch a new look and feel, then check out the ideas below. Plants. Bridge the gap between your front yard and porch area by introducing some natural elements. Install hanging planters on…

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Windermere Offices Continue to Give Back Through COVID-19

By WHE Marketing | October 9, 2020

Posted in Windermere Foundation by Sandy Dodge Pictured L to R: Hoku Beebe, Samantha Dallas, Emma Reeves of Windermere Spokane   Through the challenges and restrictions of the COVID-19 pandemic, Windermere offices have stepped up to support their local communities.   Windermere Utah In an effort organized by Windermere agent Lisa Jungemann, the Utah office donated $5,000 through the Windermere…

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Finding the Right Agent to Sell Your Home

by Sandy Dodge Selling your home is a collaborative effort between you and your real estate agent. As you prepare to sell your home, it’s important to find an agent who not only can answer your questions throughout the selling process, but who also cares about the happiness and goals of you and your household, as…
Read More

How to Prevent Water Damage to Your Home

by Sandy Dodge   Water is constantly coursing through your home, flowing in and out of drain pipes, sinks, tubs, and showers. Numerous systems in our homes are dependent upon water, but the minute it runs rampant it begins to cause damage. The consequences of water damage run the gamut, from rotted drywall and mold…
Read More

Windermere Homes & Estates Appoints Carl McNew As Regional Manager Of Desert Sales

The brokerage is excited to add a highly experienced and seasoned professional to the Management Team in the Coachella Valley Palm Desert April 5 – Windermere Homes & Estates (WHE) welcomes new Branch Manager Carl K. McNew to the Palm Desert Office, effective immediately. Carl will manage the busy branch’s daily operations and work with…
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Windermere Homes & Estates Welcomes James Colburn

The brokerage welcomes James Colburn to the Executive Team as Chief Growth Officer.   San Diego, CA, March 22 – Windermere Homes & Estates (WHE) welcomes new Chief Growth Officer, James Colburn.   Colburn will manage recruitment and retention to ensure the highest level of talent and agent satisfaction in the organization.   James is…
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DIY Remodeling vs Professional Remodeling

by Sandy Dodge Deciding whether to DIY a remodeling project or leave it to a professional is a matter of weighing the risks and rewards, time, and budget. Before you start applying a new coat of paint or go about knocking down a wall, create a plan for your remodel to help you decide which…
Read More

Technology in Your Home

by Sandy Dodge Every year there are more products that come out to automate your home. There are many reasons to add technology and to automate your home including safety, security, efficiency and convenience. Here are some reasons and products that are must have for your home. For Safety There are many products that will…
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