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Blogging to bring you the information you need about Bellingham and Bellingham Real Estate. Informing you of all the latest developments and issues affecting the Bellingham real estate market as well as the market for Whatcom County Washington. Keeping Buyers and Sellers well informed so they can make educated decisions.
RECENT BLOG POSTS
RARE  - Recycled Art & Resource Expo is Bellingham's celebration of recycled art and innovation. It is a 3 day event from April 20th-22nd that will be held in several venues around town. There will be exhibits, workshops, speakers, entertainment and vendors. Take home some ideas, get creative and...
04/20/2012
It has been five years since the U.S. housing bust sent sales and prices declining. Is this the year things will turn around and look like a recovery? Lower prices, record low mortgage rates, rising rents and an improving job market appear to be bringing out potential buyers. Foreclosures are lea...
04/16/2012
Bank of America is making changes to its short sale procedures with a goal of  reducing the time frame for a short sale decision to less than three weeks. Beginning Saturday, April 14, real estate professionals working with B of A will be required to submit five documents for short sales with an...
04/14/2012
Do you know that banks use different credit scoring software than most free credit reporting websites. So if you go to the free credit reporting sites to find out what your credit score is you're not necessarily going to get the same score as the bank will when they pulled their credit. This is w...
02/17/2012
The Bellingham Human Rights Film Festival, which  supports independent filmmakers, fostering dialogue and promoting action is taking place this week. For the past twelve years, the volunteer committee members have been selecting insightful and moving films with the hope of encouraging the communi...
02/17/2012
Bellingham shows up as  No. 2 , on  The Washington Post's rankings of America's best cities for fostering entrepreneurial business. Mount Vernon comes in at No. 17. The only other Washington city listed was Longview. "Locally-owned businesses are at the heart of the American economy," the article...
01/27/2012
Government officials want to start a trial program to sell the homes that they own in bulk to investors who will turn them into rentals. That means Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and FHA homes in selected markets around the country. Their hopes are that getting these homes off the government's books, m...
01/18/2012
Here's a quick analysis of the Bellingham Residential Real Estate Market The graph looks like we bounced up a bit from last month, but we're still in a downward trend overall, and ended the year that way. I  think that what happens next year in the housing market will depend a lot on what happens...
01/18/2012
It's that time of year, the days are short, the nights are long, a great time for some lighted parades. Friday and Saturday (Dec 2 & Dec 3 from 5pm - 8pm) you can see the Lighted Boat Parade if your anywhere near the waterfront, but especially around Fairhaven. Boats will gather near the Bellingh...
12/02/2011
The following data is for Single Family Residential Homes: New Listings: 8 Closed Sales: 7 Pending Sales: 14 Average List Price: $196,229 Average Sale Price: $190,380 Sale-to-List Price Ratio: 97.0% Average Days on Market: 75       Total active listings at the end of the week: 438
12/02/2011
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