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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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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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First time home buyer? Scared, unsure?

By Anita Johnston | Jun 3, 2015
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Baby Boomers – ideas on how to make the transition smoother

By Anita Johnston | Jun 3, 2015
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I am a “REALTOR” community service award. Whoop whoop

By Anita Johnston | Jun 2, 2015
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