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Bellingham, Washington has a small town feeling with all the delightful amenities of a larger city. Outdoor enthusiasts enjoy Bellingham's stunning natural beauty from the waters of Bellingham Bay to the snow covered slopes of Mt. Baker there is truly something for everyone. Cultural opportunities are broad, with an internationally recognized Festival of Music, Whatcom County Symphony Orchestra, several community theatre groups and the Mt. Baker Theatre to provide a world class venue for shows and performers.

 

Bellingham Real Estate

Search for the type of Bellingham Real Estate that fits your needs. Bellingham Property search types include, residential homes, condominiums, vacant land, waterfront real estate, golf course real estate and more. Browse our different Bellingham Real Estate search options to find a fit for you!

 

Bellingham Neighborhoods

Bellingham is home to 23 very unique neighborhoods, all individual in character and design. Bellingham's Historic Fairhaven District is teaming with history with historical brick buildings and newer condominium complexes all in tune with preserving the neighborhoods historical architecture. Bellingham's Mt. Baker neighborhood on the other hand is a great mix of new and old, the newer urban village of Barkley Village finds it's home here and is lush with life from the local Haggen Grocery Store to a mix of residential and commercial buildings.

 

Bellingham Schools and Employment

Bellingham has excellent public schools, as well as a broad spectrum of private schools, and there are extensive options for additional education from Bellingham Technical College, Whatcom Community College, and the highly regarded Western Washington University. Businesses in Bellingham and Whatcom County are diversified, from heavy industry to high tech. While the major employers such as WWU, and the refineries are the most visible, there is a strong base of small to medium sized companies and more are locating here every year so that owners and employees can take advantage of the area's lifestyle.

For more information on Bellingham or real estate in the area don't hesitate to contact The Johnson Team toll free @ 1-888-713-3056.

December 13th, 2018

No Bubble Here! How New Mortgage Standards Are Helping

Real estate is shifting to a more normal market; the days of national home appreciation topping 6% annually are over and inventories are increasing which is causing bidding wars to almost disappear. Some see these as signs that the market will soon come tumbling down as it did in 2008. As it becomes easier for buyers …

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December 12th, 2018

Don’t Get Caught in the Rental Trap in 2019

Every year around this time, we take time to reflect and plan for next year. If you are renting your current home but have dreams of homeownership, your plan for the new year may include buying, and you wouldn’t be alone! According to the 2018 Bank of America Homebuyer Insights Report, 74% of renters plan on buying …

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December 11th, 2018

Open House, Sunday December 16th 12 to 2pm in Bellingham’s Parkhurst Neighborhood!

Open House, Sunday December 16th 12 to 2pm in Bellingham’s Parkhurst Neighborhood!

Open House this Sunday, December 16th from 12pm to 2pm at 4660 Raptor Lane in Bellingham! Click to view a full virtual tour of the home today. Just Reduced to $835,000!!! Bellingham Bay, the Islands, Chuckanut Mtn, Lookout Mtns & everything in between, it's there from the windows & deck of 4660 Raptor Ln. …

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December 11th, 2018

How to Simply Increase Your Family Wealth by Paying for Housing

Everyone should realize that unless you are living somewhere rent-free, you are paying a mortgage – either yours or your landlord’s. Buying your own home provides you with a form of ‘forced savings’ that allows you to use your monthly housing costs to increase your family’s wealth. Every month that you pay …

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December 10th, 2018

It’s Wassail Time! Our Favorite Holiday Tradition

It’s Wassail Time! Our Favorite Holiday Tradition

Hope you and your family are enjoying the holiday season and all that it brings! No matter what holiday you embrace and choose to celebrate, there is always some sort of tradition that symbolizes the holiday season to you. For The Johnson Team, that holiday tradition is Lylene making her famous “Wassail.” Wassail …

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December 3rd, 2018

Lookout Mountain Forest Preserve Hiking

Lookout Mountain Forest Preserve Hiking

We have some pretty awesome hiking locations in Whatcom County. If you love beautiful scenery, the addition of 4 miles of new trails in the Lookout Mountain Forest Preserve will definitely be something you will want to check out! These trailheads are the most recent trails built for Whatcom county parkland, and are accessed adjacent …

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November 19th, 2018

How Many Homes Are For Sale In Whatcom County?

If you have been following the local real estate market you know it's active and inventory is low. If you are thinking of selling now is the time! The number of real estate signs you see in yards can be deceiving as to the number of homes actually for sale WITHOUT offers on them. If you are seeing new signs around your …

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November 16th, 2018

Three Things Homeowners Are Thankful For

With Thanksgiving just around the corner, we all have a lot to be thankful for this year. As a homeowner, there are many things to be thankful for. For example, as home values increase, so does your family's wealth. If you're interested in finding out all the benefits of homeownership, let's get together today! Call …

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November 15th, 2018

Wage Increases Make Home Buying More Affordable

Everyone knows that housing affordability has been negatively impacted by rising prices and increasing mortgage rates, but there is another piece to the affordability equation – wages. How much a family earns obviously impacts how easy or difficult it is for them to afford to own a home. Because of an improving economy, …

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November 13th, 2018

Are Homeowners Renovating to Sell or to Stay?

Over the past few years, two trends have emerged in the housing market: Home renovations have shot up Inventory of homes available for sale on the market has dropped A ‘normal’ housing market is defined by having a 6-month supply of homes for sale. According to the latest Existing Home Sales Report from …

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