Lisa Lewis is the social media guru for Windermere Real Estate/Mercer Island. She expertly manages the office's social presence online. Lisa coordinates the blog, Mercer Island Pulse, along with the Windermere Mercer Island Facebook page, Twitter account, Pinterest boards, Google+ page and Youtube channel.
The team at Windermere Mercer Island is excited for our annual recycle event. We’re once again partnering with 1 Green Planet to provide free recycling services on Saturday May 20th, from 10 am to 3 pm. We’ll also be sponsoring a document shredding truck from Confidential Data Disposal that will shred old documents, securely, on site for free!
Next Friday, May 5th, is the Windermere Cut Party! The Windermere Mercer Island team invites you to join in the fun as we kick off the Windermere Cup weekend with a fun Cinco de Mayo party.
Over on the north shore of the Montlake Cut, just west of the Montlake Bridge, will be the party location. There will be food trucks on hand from El Camion, Taqueria Tonita, and Tacos La Flaca, three of the most popular Mexican food vendors in the Seattle area! You’ll be able to sip a beverage in the Beer and Margarita Garden, listen to live music, and enjoy the lovely Portage Bay views.
The lovely Spring 2017 issue of Windermere Living is now available to read online. The pages of this magazine feature gorgeous homes from across the Western United States and Hawaii. Homes listed by Windermere Mercer Island brokers are displayed on pages 11 – 12, and pages 24 through 31.
For the first time in nearly 100 years, two special pieces of property on Mercer Island are for sale. On 6610 East Mercer Way sits a 4 bedroom, mid-century modern rambler on more than an acre of flat land with 173’ of low bank waterfront. The adjoining parcel behind, 6614 East Mercer Way, is a largely untouched nearly 3 acres of land with natural woodlands rising behind a storybook cottage and level clearing.
Including stone on your home’s exterior adds texture and interest to your house. And with today’s engineered stone veneer options, the installation is not as expensive or invasive as it used to be. In fact, this particular task placed in the top 3 projects listed in the Cost VS Value report for the Pacific Region, with 106.7% of the project cost recouped!
Adding upscale garage doors to your home can definitely give your home an instant facelift, increasing its curb appeal immensely. In fact, upscale garage doors are the second highest project in the Cost VS Value Report for the Pacific Region. The return on investment for adding garage doors tops out at 110.8% recouped!
Attic insulation topped the 2017 Cost VS Value report for the Pacific Region. The return on investment for this project is 122.8% of the price recouped! Houzz Contributor, Mariana Pickering, put together an informative Story covering insulation basics. She discusses how heat moves through a home, what materials can best help retain heat within our homes, and ways to make sure your insulation is being effective.
New Seasons Market has been such a nice addition to Mercer Island Town Center. They offer a great shopping experience, a handy place to grab lunch, and they have already been partnering with local non-profits.