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To learn more about the local real estate market activity, pricing and sales for Bellingham and all of Whatcom County view our monthly real estate reports here. For an archived list of all reports view the link at the bottom of the page. 

April 11th, 2018

Are We Feeling the Shockwaves of Seattle’s Market?

Are We Feeling the Shockwaves of Seattle’s Market?

The headline on the front page of The Seattle Times this morning is “Home Prices Jump in South Seattle”.  The article goes on to say the City’s median house price is now nearly $820,000. We feel the shock waves of the Seattle market here in Whatcom County as more Seattleites search up & down the I-5 corridor …

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February 6th, 2018

Whether You Rent or Buy, Either Way You’re Paying a Mortgage!

There are some people who have not purchased homes because they are uncomfortable taking on the obligation of a mortgage. Everyone should realize, however, that unless you are living with your parents rent-free, you are paying a mortgage – either yours or your landlord’s. As Entrepreneur Magazine, a premier source …

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February 2nd, 2018

New Pending Ratios!

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 neighborhood and curious if any of those homes already have offers on them, we have your answers! Every week we keep track of how many homes are …

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January 27th, 2018

If You’re Considering Selling, ACT NOW!!

Definitely an aggressive headline. However, as the final data on the 2017 housing market rolls in, we can definitely say one thing: If you are considering selling, IT IS TIME TO LIST YOUR HOME! How did we finish 2017? New-home sales were at their highest level in a decade. Sales of previously owned homes were at …

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January 23rd, 2018

Where Did Americans Move in 2017?

Some Highlights: Atlas Van Lines recently released the results of their annual Migration Patterns Survey in which they tracked their customer’s movement from state-to-state over the course of 2017. Idaho held on to the top spot of ‘high inbound’ states for the 2nd year in a row followed by Washington. …

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January 21st, 2018

How Many Homes Have Pending Offers?

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 neighborhood and curious if any of those homes already have offers on them, we have your answers! Every week we keep track of how many homes are …

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January 15th, 2018

Bellingham Real Estate Market Update & Happenings!

Bellingham Real Estate Market Update & Happenings!

As we look into our real estate crystal ball, the question always is “so where have we been & where are we going?” The “where have we been part” is pretty simple as it’s already logged into the history books. Closed Bellingham residential sales for 2017 were 1042 homes as opposed to 1145 homes in 2016. …

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November 6th, 2017

Get the Facts on the Bellingham Real Estate Market!

Get the Facts on the Bellingham Real Estate Market!

As I talk to people about real estate, I am increasingly told they feel things are cooling off.  When I ask why, the common replies are the frequency of price reduction signs, flipped sales, increased market times & listings going beyond the “offer review date”.  To get a better perspective of the “State of …

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November 5th, 2017

The Current Rates!

The Current Rates!

If you are buying, selling, or refinancing, the current mortgage rates are very important. You can see below what the current rates are as of Thursday, November 2nd.                 Thank you Sidney Stonecypher at People's Bank Home Loan Center for the …

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October 13th, 2017

Buying, Selling, or Refinancing? Check The Rates Here!

Buying, Selling, or Refinancing? Check The Rates Here!

If you are buying, selling, or refinancing, the current mortgage rates are very important. You can see below what the current rates are as of Thursday, October 12th. Thank you Sidney Stonecypher at People's Bank Home Loan Center for the rates. If you have mortgage questions you can reach her at 360-650-5365! …

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