Annual Windermere Mercer Island Recycle Event, Saturday June 11th


Finish up your spring cleaning before summer hits! My office is hosting our annual FREE recycling event Saturday June 11th, from 10am – 2 pm. Bring your recyclable items (working or not) to this event. All recycling services are free!

Items to Bring

  • Bicycles and bicycle parts
  • Any electronics (working or not), whole or parts — Computers & Parts, Printers, Fax Machines, Phones, Record Players, Speakers, Radios, Game Systems, VCRs, Christmas Tree Lights, All Appliances, Car Batteries, Computer Batteries, Medical Equipment, Ink Toner & Cartridges.
  • Data and paperwork for confidential destruction

The event will be in the Windermere Real Estate/Mercer Island parking lot at 2737 77th Ave SE, Mercer Island. It’s a circular drive, so you’ll go through and at each station you can drop off your recyclables. Drop off your old appliances and electronics, unload outgrown bikes and bike parts, plus a shredding truck will be on site to securely shred your paper documents. 

If you hav any questions about the event and what will be accepted to recycle, please email me at

Services Provided by :
1 Green PlanetBike Works & Windermere Mercer Island 

We will also be accepting voluntary donations for Mercer Island Youth and Family Services, one of our Windermere Foundation grant partners. 

Posted on May 31, 2016 at 10:02 pm
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3rd Quarter 2012: Reviews for Seattle, Mercer Island & the Eastside

The Seattle market has remained incredibly active with sales up 15% over the same quarter last year—1855 homes sold in the third quarter of 2012 compared to 1609 homes sold during the same period in 2011. The average sales price slipped ever so slightly to $474,633 while the median sales price increased 4% to $407,000.

Condominium sales are up a whopping 33% in the third quarter. Mimicking the single-family trend, the condo average sales price is down while the median sales price is up.

Click here for the full report and to see how prices have changed in your neighborhood!



Mercer Island has seen brisk sales activity once again this quarter with sales up over 10% compared to the same quarter last year. A larger percentage of high end homes sales (deceptively) increased the average sales price to $1,405,792. The median sales price increased from $800,000 last year to $900,000 this year. 

Brokers in the field note that the most desirable homes have received multiple offers and have seen moderate price appreciation in the past year, whereas more challenged properties have continued to languish. A handful of luxury estates have changed hands in the past quarter indicating continued strength in the upper end of the high-end market.

Click here for the full report and neighborhood-by-neighborhood statistics!



The Eastside has been a hotbed of activity with sales up over 28% compared to the same quarter last year—2086 homes sold in the third quarter of 2012 compared to 1634 homes sold during the same period in 2011. The average sales price, $623,836 was up 6% from third quarter 2011 while the median price remained the same at $510,000. The cost per square foot increased to $231.

Condominium sales were up 22% to 616 units sold this quarter with an increase in average sales price to $296,732 and a median sales price of $230,000.

Click here for the full report and to see how prices fared in your neighborhood!



© Copyright 2012, Windermere Real Estate/Mercer Island. Statistics provided by the Northwest Multiple Listing service and deemed accurate but not guaranteed.

Posted on October 29, 2012 at 1:43 pm
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