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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 9th, 2019

The State of the Bellingham and Whatcom County Real Estate Market

The State of the Bellingham and Whatcom County Real Estate Market

The following details breakdown the figures from the chart above. 34 homes (54%) sold either at or greater than the list price. 4 homes sold up to $5,000 over the list price. 15 homes sold in excess of $5,000 over the list price. 1 home sold in excess of $65,000 over the list price. While the average days …

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March 22nd, 2019

March Madness! The Current Whatcom County Pending Ratios

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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March 8th, 2019

Today’s Most Current Mortgage Rates

Today’s Most Current Mortgage Rates

Thinking of buying, selling, or refinancing?  The mortgage rates are a must know! Interest rates are the rates at which money can be borrowed for a set period of time. The higher the rate, the more money a borrower must pay in the form of interest on the loan. When mortgage rates are lower, this makes the purchasing …

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March 1st, 2019

This Week’s Purchase Rates for Buying, Selling, or Refinancing

This Week’s Purchase Rates for Buying, Selling, or Refinancing

Thinking of buying, selling, or refinancing?  The mortgage rates are a must know! Interest rates are the rates at which money can be borrowed for a set period of time. The higher the rate, the more money a borrower must pay in the form of interest on the loan. When mortgage rates are lower, this makes the purchasing …

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February 15th, 2019

Valentine’s Day Mortgage Rates

Valentine’s Day Mortgage Rates

Thinking of buying, selling, or refinancing?  The mortgage rates are a must know! Interest rates are the rates at which money can be borrowed for a set period of time. The higher the rate, the more money a borrower must pay in the form of interest on the loan. When mortgage rates are lower, this makes the purchasing …

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January 18th, 2019

Buying a Home this Year? Here Comes the Inventory!

The top reason homeowners cited for not listing their home for sale in 2018, was their belief that they would be unable to find a home to buy. After 3 years of declining inventory for sale, we’re finally starting to see more listings come to market! Let’s get together to chat about what this means for our market! …

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January 14th, 2019

The Cost Across Time

Some Highlights: With interest rates still around 4.5%, now is a great time to look back at where rates have been over the last 40 years. Rates are projected to climb to 5.0% by this time next year according to Freddie Mac. The impact your interest rate makes on your monthly mortgage cost is significant! Lock …

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January 10th, 2019

How Much Has Your Home Increased in Value?

During 2018, home values increased nationally by over 5%! If you are planning on selling your home in 2019 you may be pleasantly surprised by home much your home has appreciated! Every market is different. Let's get together if you are curious just how much your home has gone up in value! …

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January 10th, 2019

The State of the Bellingham Real Estate Market

The State of the Bellingham Real Estate Market

The following details breakdown the figures from the chart above.  If you look at the 74 homes sold in the past 30 days, exactly half sold below the list price.  Of the remaining sales, 18 sold at the list price & 17 sold above the list price.   Of those selling for greater than the list price, 5 sold at up …

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January 3rd, 2019

Your 365-Day Mortgage Rate Forecast

If you plan on buying a home this year, it doesn't make sense to wait! Mortgage interest rates and home prices are both projected to increase significantly throughout 2019. Let's get together to discuss your home buying plans today! Call us at 1-888-713-3056 or email us at Info@JohnsonTeamRealEstate.com to learn more …

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