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insideABODE is a podcast that gives you an unfiltered, honest, inside look at the Real Estate industry like you've never heard before.

Windermere Abode is a boutique real estate brokerage located in Old Town Tacoma. We are changing—and elevating—real estate in this community. Windermere Abode intentionally maintains a small team of amazing agents, to focus time and energy focused on creating the best experience possible for buyers and sellers.

insideABODE Windermere Abode

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    • 5.0 • 18 Ratings

insideABODE is a podcast that gives you an unfiltered, honest, inside look at the Real Estate industry like you've never heard before.

Windermere Abode is a boutique real estate brokerage located in Old Town Tacoma. We are changing—and elevating—real estate in this community. Windermere Abode intentionally maintains a small team of amazing agents, to focus time and energy focused on creating the best experience possible for buyers and sellers.

    True Value of a Realtor - Should You Accept a Contingency Offer? | Spencer Eiseman

    True Value of a Realtor - Should You Accept a Contingency Offer? | Spencer Eiseman

    In this episode, Windermere Abode agent Spencer Eiseman discusses home sale contingencies and what a seller should consider before accepting one. If you don't know what a contingent offer is, or want to learn strategies and tips on navigating one, this episode is for you!



    Follow Spencer Eiseman online:

    Instagram: ⁠@spencer_eiseman

    ⁠Webpage⁠



    Have any questions about areas you'd like the show to cover? Or do you have any other questions regarding the Pierce County housing market? Feel free to email Dave Jones at davidjones@windermere.com.

    Watch this episode on our ⁠⁠Youtube channel⁠⁠! Looking for more content? Visit ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠www.windermereabode.com⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ for more content, houses and information!

    • 26 min
    The True Value of a Realtor: Do You Even Need an Inspection? | Victoria Stoughton

    The True Value of a Realtor: Do You Even Need an Inspection? | Victoria Stoughton

    In this episode, Abode agent Victoria Stoughton joins to talk about the importance of inspections for first-time home buyers, the cost of inspections, the duration of the inspection period, and how major issues discovered during inspections are resolved. Victoria emphasizes the need for buyers to have a realtor who can navigate the negotiation process and ensure that repairs are done properly. They also touch on the use of seller-procured inspections and the challenges of working on a property before closing.



    Follow Victoria Stoughton online:

    Instagram: @victoriatakestacoma

    Webpage



    Have any questions about areas you'd like the show to cover? Or do you have any other questions regarding the Pierce County housing market? Feel free to email Dave Jones at davidjones@windermere.com.

    Watch this episode on our ⁠⁠Youtube channel⁠⁠! Looking for more content? Visit ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠www.windermereabode.com⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ for more content, houses and information!

    • 34 min
    The True Value of a Realtor: Who is Advocating for Buyers Right Now? | Maddy Mixter

    The True Value of a Realtor: Who is Advocating for Buyers Right Now? | Maddy Mixter

    With higher rates and inventory staying at lower levels, how do we advocate for and help first-time buyers navigate this shifting landscape?

    Maddy Mixter joins the podcast to talk buyer advocacy, particularly home buyers from marginalized communities and lack the resources needed to purchase (not just financial, but other resources as well).

    WSHFC (Washington State Housing Finance Commission) First Time Home Buyer resources:

    Covenant Home Ownership Program

    Home Advantage Program

    Down Payment Assistance



    Follow Maddy online:

    Instagram - @maddymixter.realtor

    Website



    Have any questions about areas you'd like Dave to cover? Or do you have any other questions regarding the Pierce County housing market? Feel free to email Dave at davidjones@windermere.com.

    Watch this episode on our ⁠⁠Youtube channel⁠⁠! Looking for more content? Visit ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠www.windermereabode.com⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ for more content, houses and information!

    • 38 min
    The True Value of a Realtor: Knowing the Market / Q1 Pierce County Market Update | Ferrah Seifert

    The True Value of a Realtor: Knowing the Market / Q1 Pierce County Market Update | Ferrah Seifert

    In this episode, Ferrah Seifert joins the podcast to discuss the current real estate market trends in Pierce County. The conversation touches on the importance of terms in real estate transactions and the value of having a realtor. They also discuss the price action of homes in the market and various points your realtor should consider based on the numbers.



    Follow Ferrah online:

    Instagram

    Website



    Have any questions about areas you'd like Dave to cover? Or do you have any other questions regarding the Pierce County housing market? Feel free to email Dave at davidjones@windermere.com.

    Watch this episode on our ⁠⁠Youtube channel⁠⁠! Looking for more content? Visit ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠www.windermereabode.com⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ for more content, houses and information!

    • 52 min
    AbodeU: The Tacoma Tree Canopy Dilemma | Tacoma Tree Foundation

    AbodeU: The Tacoma Tree Canopy Dilemma | Tacoma Tree Foundation

    Did you know that Tacoma has the lowest amount of tree canopy coverage in the Western Washington region?

    The Tacoma Tree Foundation visited Windermere Abode to educate the agents and owners on tree canopy and how it impact the most vulnerable communities (i.e. black and brown communities).

    Take a listen and learn more about the Tacoma Tree Foundation, their mission, and why it's important to homeowners and future homeowners.

    Follow Tacoma Tree Foundation:

    Website

    Youtube

    Instagram



    Have any questions about areas you'd like Dave to cover? Or do you have any other questions regarding the Pierce County housing market? Feel free to email Dave at davidjones@windermere.com.

    Watch this episode on our ⁠⁠Youtube channel⁠⁠! Looking for more content? Visit ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠www.windermereabode.com⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ for more content, houses and information!

    • 31 min
    AbodeU: The True Value of a Realtor | Heidi Hurst

    AbodeU: The True Value of a Realtor | Heidi Hurst

    In this episode, Heidi Hurst of the Heidi Hurst team joins the show to talk about value that realtors provide that you may not hear about.

    The conversation explores the challenges and complexities of real estate transactions, including negotiation and finding solutions and vendors to handle issues within the transaction in real time.



    Follow Heidi Hurst Team

    Instagram - ⁠⁠⁠@heidihurstteam⁠

    Website - ⁠Heidi Hurst Team



    Have any questions about areas you'd like Dave to cover? Or do you have any other questions regarding the Pierce County housing market? Feel free to email Dave at davidjones@windermere.com.

    Watch this episode on our ⁠⁠Youtube channel⁠⁠! Looking for more content? Visit ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠www.windermereabode.com⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ for more content, houses and information!

    • 22 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
18 Ratings

18 Ratings

G-Duggan ,

Great PNW real estate podcast!

Nicely edited, friendly, educational content with a low-key conversational vibe all about the experience of working in and around real estate in Tacoma and the South Sound.

Ian Broadie ,

First Review!

Abode U is awesome and super educational. I’m excited to see what else we can learn about this industry and the PNW!

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