Anita's Tidbits

Bright art anchor the space and create flow through the room

Wonderful ideas to create delightful, bright living space

By Anita Johnston | Sep 20, 2017

http://Permalink: http://dreamhomes.withwre.com/2017/09/20/wonderful-ideas-…oor-living-space   I’m always looking for wonderful ideas and great ways to cheer up small places.  Here’s a few great ideas to clean up, cheer up and snaz up a dark, gloomy area.  Open spaces and bright, eye catching art are a great combination.  It’s easy to bring in focal points to carry the […]

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Looking for a Senior Specialist to help you retire on Whidbey Island?

By Anita Johnston | Sep 12, 2015

LOCAL REALTOR® ACHIEVES NATIONAL RECOGNITION   Oak Harbor, WA, Whidbey Island – Anita Johnston with Windermere Whidbey Island has been awarded the Seniors Real Estate Specialist (SRES®) designation by the Seniors Real Estate Specialist Council of the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® (NAR).   Anita Johnston joins more than 16,000 real estate professionals in North America […]

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Let Love Rule

By Anita Johnston | Sep 12, 2015

  Today, 10/12/2017 I found this blog I wrote in 2015.  It truly breaks my heart that we have not moved forward in equality.   But that we have taken leaps and bounds backwards. Anne Hathaway made this statement over a year ago and today it still rings true to me.  “I do not consider […]

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Military Relocation Specialist

By Anita Johnston | Sep 12, 2015

    Anita Johnston Earns NAR’s Military Relocation Professional Certification Military Personnel and Veterans Benefit from REALTOR® Expertise in Military Benefits, the Relocation Process, and Support   Oak Harbor, WA — Anita Johnston with Windermere Whidbey Island has earned the nationally recognized Military Relocation Professional (MRP) Certification.  The National Association of REALTORS® confers the MRP […]

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paddle board and kayak

Hey Baby, it’s hot outside- Jump onto a paddle board or kayak and explore Whidbey Island

By Anita Johnston | Jun 19, 2015

What do you do when Whidbey Island suddenly feels like a tropical island? We are quite lucky here on Whidbey Island.   Not only are we on an island, it is a long narrow island.  In several areas we can drive as little 5 miles across the island to reach the other side.  This is great […]

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ready, set- downsize

By Anita Johnston | Jun 11, 2015

Kids grown?  And now who needs a 5 bedrooms and 2500' to clean.  More and more baby boomers are choosing the freedom in condos and townhouses.  You've already raised your kids, built gardens, mowed the front lawn, back lawn, side lawn and now?  And now how about giving it all up and letting some young, whipper […]

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Tips for First Time Home Buyers

By Anita Johnston | Jun 11, 2015

http://www.frontdoor.com/real-estate/essential-tips-for-first-time-homebuyers   Here's a great article discussing where to start.  Not such a daunting task if you have a tidy little check list.  I always argue when financing isn't first on the list.  I've had clients completely broken hearted when they thought they had found their absolute dream home only to find out that their debt […]

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Time to downsize? Wondering where to start?

By Anita Johnston | Jun 10, 2015

Ever wondered "where do I start?"  How do I pack the past 40-50 years.  It is a daunting task but there are ways to make it seem manageable. Here's 10 tips for Baby Boomers Downsizing or moving

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Looking for a great NAS Whidbey resource?

By Anita Johnston | Jun 10, 2015

Basic Allowance for Housing Calculator:    http://www.defensetravel.dod.mil/site/bahCalc.cfm http://whidbey.navylifepnw.com/  http://www.military.com/base-guide/naval-air-station-whidbey-island

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