Bellingham, WA Real Estate News

By Ben Kinney, We do real estate:Tech, Training, Sales, Brokerage
(Ben Kinney Team)
6 White Mountain Ln Bellingham, WA 98229 If sellers could take this much-loved home with them they would, but it's ready for you to call home. Nestled in a quiet nook overlooking green space and a 1 min. walk to the Stimson trail is this freshly painted 3 bedrooms 2.5 bath home with many recent upgrades. Adorable front porch for morning coffee, new deck in back for BBQ. Front yard adds privacy year-round and glows with flowers in the spring. Lake Whatcom beaches, hiking/biking trails & golf course minutes away. Tamar Lister | Keller Williams Western Realty | The Ben Kinney Team(360) 298-0968
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By Ben Kinney, We do real estate:Tech, Training, Sales, Brokerage
(Ben Kinney Team)
2007 Samish Crest Way Bellingham, WA 98229 This immaculate NW contemporary home features 180* commanding San Juan island views. Main floor boasts grand entry, 2 living rooms, stunning open kitchen, formal dining room, office, and wrap-around deck perfect for entertaining, all with amazing views. Top floor master suite w/ best views. Bottom floor 2nd master or possible rec room with kitchenette. Top of hill, highly sought after Samish Heights corner lot! Walking distance to Lake Padden, amenities, and minutes to historic Fairhaven.  Scott Makenzie | Keller Williams Realty| The Ben Kinney Team360-220-5305 
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By Michael Eisenberg, Bellingham Real Estate Guy
(eXp Realty)
How to Beat Rising Mortgage Rates With interest rates on the rise, here is a strategy to get you a lower interest rate and a lower house payment. It is called a Seller Buy Down. The basic idea for the Seller Buy Down is to get money back from the seller to permanently buy down your interest rate. Most agents and lenders will tell you to try to negotiate cash back from the seller for closing costs like escrow fees, and loan fees but not many of them will suggest to permanently buy down the interest rate on the loan which will significantly reduce your monthly mortgage payment. Your agent should try to get as much money back as possible to help you, the buyer, get the home of your dreams.Let's Look at the NumbersLet’s look at an example of the numbers for a seller buy down.Let's say the b...
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By Michael Eisenberg, Bellingham Real Estate Guy
(eXp Realty)
 To see the extensive Bellingham Real Estate Market Report for November - Click HereHere’s a quick look at the Bellingham Real Estate Market Report for November 2018 for residential home sales.The number of residential sales for the month was 67 that is 16 less than November 2018 and 6 less than last month.The Average sales price of $498,702 is up 5% compared to last November and down 6% from last month.The number of homes for sales went down last month, there are now 2.2 months of inventory on the market, (if no new homes came on the market and sales rate was same as it is today, they would all be sold in 1.9 months).   The number is still pretty small relative to years past.There is still not much new construction in single-family homes.Inventory is shrinking again as it usually does ...
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By Ben Kinney, We do real estate:Tech, Training, Sales, Brokerage
(Ben Kinney Team)
1 Mountain Ash Ct Bellingham, WA 98229 Vintage Sudden Valley Chalet Style home on a very nice and level corner lot conveniently located close to the Gate 9 entrance. Bring all your remodel ideas and break out your best tools to restore this home to a cozy and comfortable 2 bed 3/4 bath. There is massive potential for the future owner or investor as this would also make a great rental opportunity as well. Estate Sale is being sold in “as is” condition.  Jon Angier | Keller Williams Realty | The Ben Kinney Team(360) 527-6606
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By Ben Kinney, We do real estate:Tech, Training, Sales, Brokerage
(Ben Kinney Team)
4704 Guide Meridian RD Bellingham, WA 98226  High Traffic Street Frontage! Zoned light industrial for only $2.00 per square foot. The established single family home can be maintained as a rental or converted to personal or business use or torn down completely for future development. Property is scheduled to be annexed into the City of Bellingham in 2019, buyer to verify zoning after annexation. Chose to purchase with adjacent properties totaling approximately 16 acres with 485 feet of frontage, see MLS#1392304 & #1392168.  John Angier| Keller Williams Realty| The Ben Kinney Team360-527-6606
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By Michael Eisenberg, Bellingham Real Estate Guy
(eXp Realty)
To see the extensive Bellingham Real Estate Market Report for October - Click HereHere’s a quick look at the Bellingham Real Estate Market Report for October 2018 for residential home sales.The number of residential sales for the month was 73 that is 14 less than October 2018 and 16 less than last month.The Average sales price of $520,185 is up 10% compared to last October and down 2% from last month.The number of homes for sales went up down month, there are now 1.5 months of inventory on the market, (if no new homes came on the market and sales rate was same as it is today, they would all be sold in 1.9 months).   The number is still pretty small relative to years past.There is still not much new construction in single-family homes.Inventory is shrinking again as it usually does in th...
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By Ben Kinney, We do real estate:Tech, Training, Sales, Brokerage
(Ben Kinney Team)
2006 Samish Crest Bellingham, WA 98229 Immerse yourself in the beauty of this exquisitely updated northwest contemporary home. Situated high up in Parkhurst capturing the 180-degree mesmerizing views & sunsets. Great room concept for entertaining, yet cozy & serene. Indoor & outdoor spaces blend together as walls of windows disappear for an expansive living environment. The natural beauty of the northwest abounds from the Bay to the Islands. Teeming with modern features, luxurious finishes & meticulous attention to detail throughout. Sandi Harmoney | Keller Williams Western Realty | Ben Kinney Team360-739-2211 | sandi@benkinneyteam.com
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By Ben Kinney, We do real estate:Tech, Training, Sales, Brokerage
(Ben Kinney Team)
1852 E Illinois St Bellingham, WA 98226   Stay in shape all year long with this home’s excellent location near the Barkley area trail system and walking distance to shopping, dining and the new movie theater. The unique low maintenance townhouse style home boasts 3 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths, private fenced backyard with enormous patio accented with fruit trees and more.   Michael Davis | Keller Williams Realty | Ben Kinney Team (360) 441-1331 
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By Ben Kinney, We do real estate:Tech, Training, Sales, Brokerage
(Ben Kinney Team)
830 High Street #302 Bellingham, WA 98225 Investor & student living alert! This is one of the best top floor view locations on High St. This 2 bed, 1 bath corner condo unit is located within a short walking distance to WWU. 816 sq ft of living space boasts 180 degree views of the sound and downtown from both the living room and private patio. Patio has brand new composite decking. Great, open kitchen/living & dining area, this condo includes skylights and vaulted ceilings, adding tremendous amounts of natural light, even in winter! Located close to Laurel Park & Sehome Arboretum. There is a current tenant in condo through the end of August, 2019 and paying $990 per month in rent. GREAT opportunity... you can't get closer to WWU than this! Jillene Snell | Keller Williams Western Reality ...
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By Ben Kinney, We do real estate:Tech, Training, Sales, Brokerage
(Ben Kinney Team)
1031 N State St #409 Bellingham, WA 98225 Live in the Heart of Downtown, tucked away in a quiet, top floor, end unit, away from the street, with windows and large balcony face west. Newer building has secured entry, elevator, courtyard, and garage parking. This is one of the bigger units in the building with 2 full sized bedrooms and spacious bathroom. Walking distance to trails, waterfront, dining, and entertainment. 5 min to WWU.  Sandiann Harmoney | Keller Williams Western Reality | The Ben Kinney Team (360) 739-2211
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By Ben Kinney, We do real estate:Tech, Training, Sales, Brokerage
(Ben Kinney Team)
2822 Walnut St, Bellingham, WA 98225Gorgeous and historic home in the Columbia neighborhood. Come on inside and find a tastefully updated home keeping the character intact. Enjoy granite counters, stainless steel appliances, classic built-ins, a tiled shower/bath, and a cozy gas fireplace. Enjoy a spacious backyard and new shop space for storage and your hobbies. All in one of Bellingham's premier neighborhoods with easy walking distance to schools, parks, restaurants, and so much more.Nathan Quessenberry | Keller Willaims Western Reality | The Ben Kinney Team(360) 961-9172
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By Ben Kinney, We do real estate:Tech, Training, Sales, Brokerage
(Ben Kinney Team)
3370 Northwest #201 Bellingham, WA 98225  Top-floor unit in this desirable association has everything you could want! Convenient location, close to Costco/Fred Meyer and the rest of Bham. 2 large bedrooms and 2 full baths, upgraded bamboo flooring throughout, gas insert fireplace, comfortable living rm flows into well-appointed kitchen w/ great counter space. Master suite ft walk-in closet and entrance to a huge back balcony overlooking green belt between condo & golf course. The clubhouse has a game room, exercise + office equipment. Must see!  Aaron Bean | Keller Williams Western Reality | The Ben Kinney Team(360) 318-5958
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By Ben Kinney, We do real estate:Tech, Training, Sales, Brokerage
(Ben Kinney Team)
4950 Columbus Ave Bellingham, WA 98229 Gorgeous Lake Whatcom view home on a large private lot! This 3 bed 2.5 bath plus office home features grand entry, formal living, and dining, custom kitchen with granite counters and stainless steel appliances that open up into the family room. Upstairs offers bonus room with wet bar, extra large master ensuite with walk-in closet. Outside features private backyard great for entertaining, covered front porch, large driveway, and mature low-maintenance landscaping. So much more you must see in person! Anthony Zapata | Keller Williams Western Reality | The Ben Kinney Team (360) 739-1995
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By Ben Kinney, We do real estate:Tech, Training, Sales, Brokerage
(Ben Kinney Team)
10 Inlet Circle Bellingham, WA 98229 There are no other no-bank waterfront lots on Lake Whatcom available at this time that even come close to what this one has to offer. The views, the lifestyle & the beach it's all there & ready to go for you. All that is needed is your lake front dream home & until that happens you can still enjoy the soft sandy beach, cabana storage & easy moorage. Please go ahead & walk on down to the beach & take in the view, sit down & relax it’s worth it as this is one of the last if it’s kind in this area. John Angier | Keller Williams Western Reality | The Ben Kinney Team (360) 527-6606 
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By Ben Kinney, We do real estate:Tech, Training, Sales, Brokerage
(Ben Kinney Team)
4764 Mission Rd Bellingham, Washington 98226  Farm style home w/ privacy & acreage minutes from Bellingham. This 4bd, 3ba home is full of character and move in ready. New roof, paint & flooring + freshly finished hard woods. Master on main, 3 bds + addtl living room upstairs. Don't miss the unfinished basement w/ 2rms & great work space w/its own entrance perfect for projects. Property ft 3 ponds, 1 seasonal creek & freshly graveled driveway. Private well, cozy pellet stove + brand new heat pump make this home is move in ready!  Ryan Greigg | Keller Williams Realty | Ben Kinney Team(206) 227-5487
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By Ben Kinney, We do real estate:Tech, Training, Sales, Brokerage
(Ben Kinney Team)
1733 King St Bellingham, Washington 98225 Freshly updated 3 bed 2 bath home in historic York neighborhood. Home is fenced and includes luscious flower beds and mature plants. New stainless steel appliances, heat pump, tankless water heater, quartz counter tops and tile backsplash make this home move in ready. Custom built detached garage with water and power perfect for projects or additional living space. Garage also features 2 outdoor covered parking spots off of the alley. Minutes to downtown Bellingham and all of town. Ryan Greigg | Keller Williams Realty | The Ben Kinney Team(206) 227-5487
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By Ben Kinney, We do real estate:Tech, Training, Sales, Brokerage
(Ben Kinney Team)
664 Telegraph Rd #301 Bellingham, Washington 98226  Gorgeous top level, 2 bed, 1.75 bath condo ready for you! This place is dialed in with newer carpet and paint. Open living concept with a spacious kitchen that includes granite counters, stainless appliances, island, and pantry. The spacious master bed includes your own ensuite. Enjoy your peaceful patio overlooking the green belt behind you and set well off the road. This home is ready for you to move in!  Nathan Quessenberry | Keller Williams Realty | Ben Kinney Team(360) 961-9172
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By Ben Kinney, We do real estate:Tech, Training, Sales, Brokerage
(Ben Kinney Team)
3802 James St #85 Bellingham, Washington Looking to move into one of Bellingham’s premier 55+ communities? Space 85 is located on perimeter of the park and has all brand new custom kitchen cabinets, with new kitchen flooring. Other new updates included a new heating system, windows and lighting to name a few. Comfortable layout with two living spaces and dining area between them. The master has a new skylight, easy step-in shower and walk in closet. Two extra bedrooms and full guest bath, add a few last personal touches to make it your own & enjoy! John Angier | Keller Williams Realty | The Ben Kinney Team(360) 527-6606
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By Ben Kinney, We do real estate:Tech, Training, Sales, Brokerage
(Ben Kinney Team)
4132 Kramer Lane Bellingham, Washington Enjoy single level living on quiet dead end street. This spacious 3 bed 2 bath home offers large living area w/ french doors opening into the dining and kitchen. Other features include laundry room off the two car garage, crown molding, custom built ins, laminate, carpet and tile flooring. Roomy master suite has walk in closet and full bath. Exterior features covered front porch, private back deck, fully fenced low maintenance yard and plenty of parking. Close to shopping and restaurants. Anthony Zapata | Keller Williams Realty | The Ben Kinney Team(360) 739-1995
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