WW | Home Run 5k Walk & Run

Hello all of my generous and active friends, family and clients!

I hope you can join me, Lari, Morgan and Paige for our HOME RUN 5K on Nov 9th!

We welcome kids, runners & walkers – a FUN RUN for all.

Hats will be given to participants and give-aways for young runners too. 

Hosted by Windermere Wedgwood, with all proceeds benefiting the Windermere Foundation. Our mission is to assist low income and homeless families and over $40million has been awarded since 1989. Currently thousands of dollars are awarded monthly to schools, food banks, enrichment programs for kids, and numerous other organizations in the greater Seattle area.
*This is a non-timed event

Click here to register for the Home Run 

If you can’t participate on the day of the race but would still like to donate please click here Windermere Foundation and designate your donation to the Wedgwood office.

Thank You!

Posted on October 17, 2019 at 10:56 am
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This Saturday the 14th – Summer Splash!

We’ll be at Greenlake again with so many great family games and activities by the lake.

Crew races featuring your favorite Windermere agents and water activities for all.

Saturday the 14th from 9am to 3pm at the  Southwest corner of Green Lake at
5900 W Green Lake Way
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Posted on September 10, 2019 at 9:24 am
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Proud to support our #tacklehomelessness for Mary’s Place!

Posted on September 10, 2019 at 8:36 am
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Another great Community Service Day 2019!

This year our Windermere Wedgwood crew did over 100 hours of grunt work at Sacajawea Elementary School for our annual Community Service Day project.

Posted on June 10, 2019 at 10:59 am
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Market Update – W-WA down to Seattle

The Gardner Report will tell you what’s happening in WWA real estate and a forecast for 2019.
The other graphs show you how the Seattle real estate market is trending for Q1 of 2019.

Some of the hotter neighborhoods are seeing over +15% price appreciation Feb to Mar 2019.
But most economist don’t feel we’re returning to the craziness of the last few years.
A much more manageable growth rate moving forward for Seattle, that’s nice for everyone, buyers and sellers.

Posted on April 26, 2019 at 2:35 pm
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When the home you love goes to someone else to love

Congratulations to a wonderful family that can now move back home to be with family!
It always feels great when a beloved home can be passed on to another family to love as well.

Posted on April 23, 2019 at 2:55 pm
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Debuts & Discoveries – What’s new in Seattle beverages

Debuts & Discoveries – Beverage Tasting – Saturday, March 16th from 5-8pm

D&D is a great gathering of new talent from the Seattle beverage world with offerings from wineries, breweries, cideries and distilleries. Food trucks on site as well.

See link for all details & to get tickets.

Enjoy some tasty food and beverages and support Outdoors for All.

Helping children with disabilities get out!

I’ll see you there. https://lnkd.in/dx7hU58

Posted on March 11, 2019 at 11:45 am
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From Istanbul to Seattle!

The best, best part of my job is when I get to handover the keys to a first time home buyer! And this time Yasemin came all the way from Istanbul and has made a life here in Seattle and has now bought her first home!

Her mom is even here from Istanbul to help her move in!

It gets me a little choked up when someone gets into their first place and they’re so excited just to walk through the door! Best feeling and best part of my job!

Welcome home Yasemin!

Posted on March 11, 2019 at 11:37 am
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Humble Design Housewares Drive for the Homeless

Sunday, March 10th from 11 – 2 p

Windermere – Wedgwood back parking lot – 8401 35th Ave NE, Seattle, WA 98115

This is an incredibly proactive way we can all help the homeless in our community.

We are asking all of our clients, friends, neighbors and family to bring us household items, see list below, to help the homeless in Seattle.

 

Humble Design takes donated items and furnishes homes for people that are experiencing homelessness. 

They have an amazing track record – when a previously homeless person moves into their first home and that home is furnished, they only have a 1% chance of becoming homeless again in the first year!

 

Please bring your donations to our office on Sunday, March 10th

Or, I will come pick up your donations and deliver them for you! 

 

Thank you so much for your generosity and kindness in helping the homeless members of our community.

Robert.

Posted on February 28, 2019 at 4:52 pm
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The Big Melt 2019 – This phase could be the most damaging yet.

Here are a few thoughts about melting snow, possible water intrusion and houses from Don McFeron at Scout Building Inspections:

“Gutters and downspouts full of snow and ice can back up if it starts raining before the snow and ice melt.

Water backing up in the gutters can be a real problem if you have a house without much of a roof overhang, because instead of wetting the soffits, it can get into the walls.

Roof downspout in-ground drains can ice up, and then the water coming down the downspouts can spill out next to the foundation. If the house has a finished basement, the water next to the house could get into wall cavities through the footing-to-foundation joint, and any through-wall penetrations or cracks. Make sure that water coming out of the downspouts runs down into functioning in-ground drains, or route the water on the surface far enough away from the foundation that the water cannot run down next to it and get into the basement or the crawl space.

Snow in a basement window well can get up against the windows and window trim. When the snow melts it could get in through small gaps between the windows and trim.

Water from melting snow that has piled up against a door can get in through weep holes and weather stripping as it melts.

When you shovel a walkway, be careful to not pile the snow up against the side of the house.

Snow on a roof can get up under the flashing around skylights, chimneys, plumbing vents, attic ridge vents, etc. Pretty much all of the flashings and roof boots are designed to protect against water that is flowing down hill. Blowing snow can get under the edges of flashings or pack in around them and then drip down behind them as it melts. Usually the amount of water would not be noticeable, but in a situation where there are several inches of snow followed by a quick melt and a lot of rain, it could be a problem.

I cleared the snow off of my roof top deck tonight because the snow was deep enough that when it melted it could have gotten up under the siding, through gaps between the door to the roof or through perimeter flashings and into the house. The through-wall drains were packed with snow so that water may not have been able to drain through them.

Keep dry,

Don”

Posted on February 12, 2019 at 11:05 am
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