Bellingham, WA Real Estate News

By Ben Kinney, We do real estate:Tech, Training, Sales, Brokerage
(Ben Kinney Team)
NHN Shorewood Lane, Bellingham 98226 Beautiful treed lot just blocks from Bellingham Bay…! Peaceful mountain view by day, and twinkling lights of Bellingham by night. No water rights as of yet, but septic and rain catchment may be applied for. Contact listing agent for more information on rain catchment as that is the new way of achieving water in Whatcom county. Tree's on the property should yield price break on clearing the land. Ten minute drive to downtown Bellingham. Jack Schramer(360) 739-3349The Ben Kinney TeamKeller Williams Western Realty
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By Michael Eisenberg, Bellingham Real Estate Guy
(eXp Realty)
A common question from buyers as well as sellers is, "what are my closing costs?"  Some typical closing costs in real estate transaction areTitle search fees -- is the assurance of clear title to the property and title insurance to defend against any future claims made on the title by circumstances that were not picked up at the time of the title search.  This fee is based on the price of the transaction.  It will vary from one company to another but they usually pretty close to each other.  Traditionally the seller will buy the title insurance policy to protect the buyer, and the buyer will buy a title insurance policy to protect the lender that is providing the loan for the transaction. The appraisal fee -- this fee is paid by the buyer to have a professional appraiser give their valu...
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By Ben Kinney, We do real estate:Tech, Training, Sales, Brokerage
(Ben Kinney Team)
4195 Samish Way #124, Bellingham 98229 Discover a jewel of a home within a dream-like setting! At the end of a quiet cul-de-sac you will find a fully renovated home with truly inspired custom crafsmanship evident everywhere you look. No part of this unique home has been spared the artist's attention to detail. Become part owner in this unique retirement community and have a voice in the way it is managed. You HAVE TO SEE this fabulous home to fully appreciate it! Tim Fenner(360) 255-3646The Ben Kinney TeamKeller Williams Western Realty
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By Michael Eisenberg, Bellingham Real Estate Guy
(eXp Realty)
Interesting fact the average home in Washington State spends $1,056 on energy bills each year. Lots of that money flows out like heat through holes in the walls if homeowners are not thinking about energy efficiency. Energy efficiency upgrades cost money but deliver value in terms of comfort and years of lower energy bills.So why aren’t more homeowners investing in energy efficiency?One of the reasons may be that homeowners may not expect to live in their home long enough to recover the initial outlay. If they knew potential buyers were willing to pay more for an energy efficient home, they might be willing to make some of these upgrades.The project looks at whether homes with lower energy bills sell for higher prices than comparable houses. They will measure the expected yearly energy ...
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By Ben Kinney, We do real estate:Tech, Training, Sales, Brokerage
(Ben Kinney Team)
2908 James St, Bellingham 98225 You will love the charm of this classic craftsman home in the heart of Sunnyland. Walk to dining and shopping in Sunnyland Square. Enjoy the nice kitchen and new bathroom. Has electric upgrades. Don't let the sloping floor fool you, home is solid and maintains original craftsman character in doors, floor and trim. Large front entrance has classic covered porch. Back yard has alley access with room for a garage. Just add your personal touch to this Sunnyland jewel.     Tim FennerThe Ben Kinney TeamKeller Williams Realty360-255-3646  
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By Ben Kinney, We do real estate:Tech, Training, Sales, Brokerage
(Ben Kinney Team)
5321 Bellaire Wy, Bellingham 98226 Charming rambler in a great N Bellingham neighborhood is waiting for you to make it your own. Enjoy newer appliances custom Hickory cabinets by Millworks in your huge kitchen with an attached office area & eating bar. Two separate living spaces 7 speaker surround sound system & 2 fireplaces 1 is wood burning. Perfectly flat backyard is perfect for entertaining or activities. Store all your toys in the detached one bay shop with additional RV parking. Come put your special touches on this gem. John Angier(360)-527-6606The Ben Kinney TeamKeller Williams Western Realty
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By Michael Eisenberg, Bellingham Real Estate Guy
(eXp Realty)
   To see the extensive Bellingham Real Estate Market Report for September Click Here Here's a quick look at the Bellingham Real Estate Market Report for September 2017 for residential home sales.The number of residential sales for the month was 69 that is 58 less than September 2016 and the 45 less than last month. The Average sales price of $440,418  is up by 6% compared to September 2016 and down 5% from last month.The number of homes for sales has been going up, there are now 3.4 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 . 3.4 months). This is the highest it has been in almost 2 years, This and the fact that the number of homes sold was very low in September suggests the market is cooling ...
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By Ben Kinney, We do real estate:Tech, Training, Sales, Brokerage
(Ben Kinney Team)
3374 Robertson Rd, Bellingham 98226 Entertainers Dream! 2826 sqft home on 3.78 acres. 4 bed, 2.5 bath, cathedral ceilings, chef's kitchen w/granite, SS appliances, & huge island. 2 riverrock fireplaces, main floor bed/office, grand master suite upstairs with a tile shower, 2 person jetted tub, double vanities. Double guestroom ensuite has two ceiling fans & views of the water and islands. Deck and patio, bass fishing pond, chicken coops, garden/potting shed, garden beds, fruit trees & bordering a Blue Heron sanctuary to the north. Sandi Harmoney(360)-739-2211The Ben Kinney TeamKeller Williams Western Realty
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By Ben Kinney, We do real estate:Tech, Training, Sales, Brokerage
(Ben Kinney Team)
1015 32nd St, Bellingham 98225 Charming 3 bedroom, single level home in the Happy Valley neighborhood. Very private back yard with plenty of room and sun for your enjoyment. Living room has brand new carpet, and hardwood in the bedrooms. Close to WWU and an award-winning elementary school. Jack Schramer(360) 739-3349The Ben Kinney TeamKeller Williams Western Realty
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By Ben Kinney, We do real estate:Tech, Training, Sales, Brokerage
(Ben Kinney Team)
1200 Lincoln St #181, Bellingham 98229 Great location - at the top of the park & just around the corner from the club house. Newer, spacious & single level double-wide home in Lakeway Mobile Estates 55+ community. Close to shopping, buses, downtown amenities. Tons of covered deck space. The roomy kitchen has granite slab counter tops & a tiled floor & is open to the living room w/vaulted ceilings. Half bath off the master w/peaked ceiling. Laundry room just off kitchen. Newer roof & hot water heater. Carport & shed just off the back  Sandi Harmoney360-739-2211The Ben Kinney TeamKeller Williams Western Realty 
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By Ben Kinney, We do real estate:Tech, Training, Sales, Brokerage
(Ben Kinney Team)
4066 Gloria Lane, Bellingham 98226 Great corner lot home in an amazing neighborhood. Take a look at this 3bdrm, 2.75 bath home with 1428 sqft. Open kitchen and living area with hardwood floors, kitchen island with eating bar, granite counter tops, and stainless appliances. Master bedroom includes an ensuite and spacious walk in closet. Sit a spell on your covered front porch or enjoy the back deck and fully fenced in yard.  Nathan Quessenberry360-961-9172The Ben Kinney TeamKeller Williams Western Realty
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By Ben Kinney, We do real estate:Tech, Training, Sales, Brokerage
(Ben Kinney Team)
22 Shetland Ct, Bellingham 98229-4436 Enjoy the best of sudden valley living in this location, on a quiet cul-de-sac with territorial views this lot has everything you need. Property comes with rights to, public sewer, water, electricity, cable and phone in street. Amenities include 24-hour security, golf course, pools, marina, beaches, trails and so much more! Jack Schramer360-739-3349The Ben Kinney TeamKeller Williams Western Realty
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By Ben Kinney, We do real estate:Tech, Training, Sales, Brokerage
(Ben Kinney Team)
3802 James St #55, Bellingham 98226  Looking for that hidden gem in coveted James St Estates? well you are in luck & opportunities like this one do not come all that often. Here is a very tastefully, professionally designed & updated home. The doors openings are all 34in wide to accommodate any devise to assist mobility all flooring has been replaced, all new interior paint, a brand new walk-in jetted bath tub w/ separate supplemental water heater, totally renovated kitchen offering granite counters, to many other extras to mention  John Angier360-527-6606The Ben Kinney TeamKeller Williams Western Realty
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By Ben Kinney, We do real estate:Tech, Training, Sales, Brokerage
(Ben Kinney Team)
4457 Northwest Dr, Bellingham 98226This is the home and shop you've dreamed about. Charming, 1953 Rambler, with heated 1250 square foot shop (4bays) on .60 acres of manicured park like grounds. Estate sale also includes the adjacent .64 lot. (parcel no. 3802113185020000). Conveniently, located in the Bellingham UGB Betty Sanchez(360) 389-2033 The Ben Kinney TeamKeller Williams Western Realty   
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By Ben Kinney, We do real estate:Tech, Training, Sales, Brokerage
(Ben Kinney Team)
 2905 Kulshan St, Bellingham 98225 Love Where You Live! Completely remodeled Columbia charmer. You'll enjoy all the modern finishes in this home. NEW updates incld:plumbing, hw heater, electrical, heat pump&mini split, roof, spacious kitchen w/granite counter tops, SS appliances, soft close cabinets, engineered laminate throughout, custom barn door off kitchen to the flex room, tiled bathroom floors&tub surround, built in linen closet&new windows. Detached 2 car garage. Walking distance to parks, schools, restaurants & shopping.  Sandiann Qualls(360) 739-2211 The Ben Kinney TeamKeller Williams Western Realty 
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By Ben Kinney, We do real estate:Tech, Training, Sales, Brokerage
(Ben Kinney Team)
2905 Kulshan St, Bellingham 98225 Love Where You Live! Completely remodeled Columbia charmer. You'll enjoy all the modern finishes in this home. NEW updates incld:plumbing, hw heater, electrical, heat pump&mini split, roof, spacious kitchen w/granite counter tops, SS appliances, soft close cabinets, engineered laminate throughout, custom barn door off kitchen to the flex room, tiled bathroom floors&tub surround, built in linen closet&new windows. Detached 2 car garage. Walking distance to parks, schools, restaurants & shopping.   Sandi Harmoney | The Ben Kinney Team    
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By Michael Eisenberg, Bellingham Real Estate Guy
(eXp Realty)
 Here's a quick look at the Bellingham Real Estate Market Report for August 2017 for residential home sales.The number of residential sales for the month was 114 that is 11 less than August 2016 and the 4 more than last month. The Average sales price of $465,417  is up by 2% compared to July 2016 and down 3% from last month.The number of homes for sales has been going up but it is still relatively low and keeping the average price going up. People are holding onto their homes and there is not much new construction.Inventory is up a bit from the past few months but still extremely low at 220 homes for sale the day I write this, keeping the market really hot for this time of year. There is only a ridiculously low 2.1 months supply of homes on the market right now. Any home priced right is...
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By Ben Kinney, We do real estate:Tech, Training, Sales, Brokerage
(Ben Kinney Team)
9171 Great Blue Heron Lane, Blaine 98230Spectacular saltwater front private view lot offering over 43,000 sf of open gently sloping & flat terrain. Easily accommodate substantial size home. The water frontage is approx 143 ft & the Wt facing views are unobstructed across Semiahmoo Bay & the Straight of Georgia. Gated access & surrounded by one of WA iconic golf & spa resort's along w/marina. Perfect balance of activities, relaxation & some of the PNW most pristine nature all w/in a short drive/flight from either Vancouver or Seattle. John Angier360-527-6606The Ben Kinney TeamKeller Williams Western Realty
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By Ben Kinney, We do real estate:Tech, Training, Sales, Brokerage
(Ben Kinney Team)
 1408 I Street Bellingham, WA 98225Beautifully updated and remodeled 1890 classic home in the heart of Bellingham's covetted lettered streets. 3 beds, 2 baths, granite, tiled backsplash, all appliances included, refinished hardwood floors, newer cedar roof and exterior/interior paint. Updated electrical and plumbing and sheetrock. Fully fenced back yard, with alley access, featuring a large deck and patio, mature trees and landscape, and raised garden beds, tons of privacy. Walking distance to parks and Elizabeth Station.  Sandi Harmoney360-739-2211The Ben Kinney TeamKeller Williams Western Realty    
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By Qualls Team - Quincy & Amy Qualls, Real Estate for the PNW
(Thunderbird Real Estate)
https://www.zillow.com/homedetails/4621-Celia-Way-UNIT-101-Bellingham-WA-98226/67689026_zpid/?view=public One of the best units in the Cottages at Cordata - This is HOME! Available Now. *Bottom, Corner Unit - Convenient guest entrance, & huge grass area just past your patio! *Brand New Carpet, Paint, Washer/Dryer (in unit), newer appliances.*Clean, Bright, Cozy & Accommodating! *1 Covered Parking, open guest parking near patio.*Secured front entrance for the building (6 units). *Tons of cabinet & closet space, tall & deep.*Gas fireplace, great for Winter nights!*Under-cabinet lighting. *Large bedroom & Master, 2 full bathrooms.*Water/Sewer/Garbage included in rent.*North Bellingham / Cordata Amenities. Close to WCC, Bellis Fair, Tons of Restaurants & Medical Centers. Complex sits on it'...
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