We match businesses to their perfect space and property owners to the best, most qualified tenants, maximizing profits for both. Everyone we work with is treated with courtesy and respect, because we believe in long-term relationships.
Doug Wight, Owner, Windermere Property Management
Longest, Most Respected in the Business
Since 1962, Windermere Property Management has been offering exceptional property management and quality rental services to commercial and residential rental owners in Bellingham and Whatcom County. Owner, Doug Wight, has a commitment to keeping tenants satisfied and making owners lives easier while growing a profit. Through years of experience this company has developed systems with those goals in mind.
A happy commercial tenant stays longer, improves the bottom line, and respects the property in which they’ve established their business. Many rental companies see the tenant as a “product.” Windermere Property Management views all renters as important people who deserve courtesy and clear lease guidelines. Our office offers courteous, efficient assistance with an accessible, friendly staff, on-call maintenance care, and fair leases. Our job is matching businesses to their perfect space and property owners to the best, most qualified tenants.
Windermere is the largest local residential and commercial property manager due to our service approach. By keeping up with the latest technology in the business, knowing the local market and providing excellent results, we are able to provide a progressive culture you can’t find in other companies. We communicate and invest our time in you. We make it easier for you to own your property without the hassle involved with day to day management. Simplify your life – hire a Windermere professional to handle your maintenance, accounting and tenant issues.
Minimizing Legal Liability
Our staff is constantly keeping up on the latest rental law, making sure leases are appropriately updated, procedures are followed, and the maze of legal liability is navigated. We screen for safe and appropriate tenants. We watch for potential problems. We represent your interests in local issues. It’s our job. It will give you peace of mind.
We recognize that your asset must be cared for in a manner that will bring you a return for as long as you own the property. We have a 24-hour maintenance team. We perform regular inspections for both current and potential problems, and we bring them to your attention. By being proactive, we help you coordinate long-term solutions while avoiding the extra expenses of future problems. In addition, your financial statements are always accessible online and we are available to answer your questions. We work to keep your vacancies full and have safe and secure payment systems.
Doug Wight, Owner
Windermere Commercial Property Management
Whatcom County native, Doug Wight, graduated from Western Washington University, and has owned Ebright Wight, Inc. for more than 20 years before partnering with Windermere Real Estate Whatcom. His extensive experience as a local real estate agent and broker, property manager and investor, has given him the ability to understand the real estate and management business from all angles and offers a unique perspective in the business. His honesty and business acumen have been highly respected in the industry by both his peers and clients.
Doug is a strong supporter and activist in the community and spends much of his spare time as a devoted board and committee member for organizations that promote community enrichment – founder of St. Joseph Medical Center Foundation, active member of Bellingham Bay Rotary and past president of Bellingham Kiwanis. He is known both for his generosity and hard work for many local non-profits.
Doug is a member and past president of the Multiple Listing Service and is dedicated to providing clients excellent service through his staff and company. As Windermere Management has expanded, the company’s personal service has not diminished. Accessibility and responsibility are company ideals maintained through their high standards.