Welcome, Joe Aernie!

Joe Aernie200Join us in welcoming broker Joe Aernie, the newest member of our Coldwell Banker Tara Properties’ family. Joe has lived on Whidbey Island for 40 years and enjoyed a great career at Boeing for 36 years. He’s also a Navy veteran. He volunteered many years teaching basketball at the high school and parks & rec. Joe supports Work Opportunities, an organization that provides opportunities for individuals with disabilities. You can find Joe at our Bayview office at 2869 E. Howard Road in Langley, on State Route 525. His direct phone is 360-221-0162 and his email is jaernie@cbwhidbey.com.

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Our Community Fund Helps “Help House”

Help House Oak HarborColdwell Banker Tara Properties’ Community Fund is proud to be able to give needed funds to Help House Food Bank in Oak Harbor on Whidbey Island. Help House provides assistance to those in need including supplemental and emergency food, Salvation Army prescription vouchers and telephone health and welfare check-ups. Pictured is Maria Hulett (right), a broker in our Oak Harbor office, presenting a check to Jean Weiman.

When you work with Coldwell Banker Tara Properties, you invest in your community.

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And the Winner Is…..

Aran Zontine

Aran Zontine

Here’s a photo of one of the 4 winners in our Whidbey Island Fair drawing. Aran Zontine visited the fair on Sunday and his drawing slip was chosen out of the many submitted. Aran won a $50 gift certificate to Bayview Farm and Garden. Other winners were Bobby Lehman ($50 in Clyde Theater tickets), George Johnson ($50 to Ace Hardware), and Charlotte Jenson ($50 plus dessert at the Glass Alley Cafe). Congratulations to all and thanks for stopping by our Coldwell Banker Tara Properties booth at the fair.

Selling? 5 Dirt-Cheap Staging Ideas

HousepaintIf you’re about to put your home on the market, first consider these 5 VERY inexpensive ways to get your property ready to sell. You can always do more, but these tips will get you going. 5 Dirt-Cheap Staging Ideas.

Next, contact your Coldwell Banker Tara Properties broker to help you achieve your goal of selling for the highest price in the shortest time. Our brokers have the local expertise on Whidbey Island that you need for a successful transaction. And, if you’re moving off of the island, we have a network of brokers around the world to help in your relocation.

Is Your Dog Royalty?

081316WagnWalkAdColdwell Banker Tara Properties’ Community Fund is proud to support the Whidbey Animals’ Improvement Foundation (‘WAIF’). This year, WAIF’s Wag ‘n’ Walk festival will be held from 11am-3pm on Sunday, August 21 at the Greenbank Farm. Come out and enjoy the contests, costumes, and canine festivities. Enter your dog in the contest for King and Queen. Do you look like your dog? Enter the Owner and Dog look-alike contest. It’s fun for everyone whether you bring your dog or not. There’s even a beer & wine garden. And say ‘hello’ to Deborah Jones, a broker from our Freeland office volunteering at the event. This is a Whidbey Island tradition you don’t want to miss. You can get more details for this event at the WAIF site.

“Fair” Experience

fair2016_1smThe Whidbey Island Fair is underway. We’re in Day 2 of the 4 day event. Our booth came out great, as you can see. The music, rides, 4-H activities, and the different aromas coming from the various food booths are exciting for all. Stop by our Coldwell Banker Tara Properties booth in the Turner (Commercial) Building and sign up for one of our gift certificates. No obligation. And, if you’re interested in knowing about buying or selling property on the island, finding out about current market conditions, or just want to talk about our community, we’d love for you to stop by.

4 Reasons to Meet Us At the Fair

CBTaraFairColdwell Banker Tara Properties is celebrating over 30 years at the Island County/Whidbey Island Fair. We’ve had a booth in the Turner Building EVERY YEAR! We chat with folks about the community, real estate, kids, weather–anything that comes up. Of course, we’re happy to help Buyers find new homes and Sellers make plans to sell their properties. This year we’re giving away Four $50 Gift Certificates to Island businesses–Glass Alley Cafe, Ace Hardware, Bayview Farm and Garden, and The Clyde Theater. Stop by and enter to win–there’s no obligation, and our agents would love to meet you and chat.

Welcome Home

boyanddogCheck out Coldwell Banker’s new video of ‘This is Home‘. Contact your Coldwell Banker Tara Properties agent to find your ‘Home’ on Whidbey Island.

38 Reasons to Call Us

Oak Harbor AgentsSouth Whidbey AgentsLocal Expertise with World-Wide Reach! Coldwell Banker Tara Properties’ agents are well acquainted with Real Estate on Whidbey Island. Each one knows the ins-and-outs of island living. But, along with knowing their own neighborhoods, they have the ability to network with more than 85,000 fellow Coldwell Banker agentsĀ  in 3,000 offices around the world. Find out why Coldwell Banker is a leader in Sales and Listings. Contact your local Coldwell Banker Tara Properties real estate specialist today.

 

 

 

 

Coming Home to Whidbey

Coming home to Whidbey

The most memorable moments of our lives happen at home. Whether it’s something cute the baby does or a funny moment with the family dog, these are the things that bring joy to our lives. Nobody understands the power that home has to create awesome moments of joy better than Coldwell Banker. And your Coldwell Banker Tara Properties agent can help you find your perfect Whidbey Island home. Imagine yourself on the bow of the ferry…. coming home….