bellingham: Spectacular Bellingham Lake View Home at an Affordable Price - 07/09/13 06:10 PM
Scenic Lake Whatcom just east of Bellingham has something for everyone.
Charming Bellingham home with gorgeous lake, golf course and mountain views! Recently updated with new carpeting, paint and sheetrock. Home boasts a large deck, 2 fireplaces, spacious living room, bonus family room with wet bar, master suite, utility room and kitchen with granite counter tops and all white appliances! This home is a repo and it's probably the best priced home with an unobstructed view of Lake Whatcom that you will find. Only $235K. Call Dan & Sandy for a showing today.


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bellingham: Why Now is the time to Buy - By the Numbers - 07/09/13 05:39 PM
Here's some actual number crunching that shows why one should not wait too much longer to get into a home. Just to keep to nice round numbers for the purposes of showing how much interest rate changes impact a buyer's buying power will take a $200K loan amount, at 4%. The monthly principle and interest (taxes and insurance would be added to the monthly payment but are the same regardless of interest rate changes so they are not included in this analysis) would be $954.83.  At 4.5% the monthly principle and interest goes to $1,013.37 for the same loan amount. That's a 6.1% increase in … (6 comments)

bellingham: Today's Wacky World of Getting a Home Loan Part 3 - Bellingham, WA - 05/27/13 12:26 PM
Intro: My purpose here is not so much of a rant but just to put some of the whacky recent experiences I've been involved with in helping my clients navigate their way to successful closings on purchases involving loans. My underlying motivation is that others will write their own experiences and while I understand it's a long shot - perhaps some common sense will return to the lending industry.
OK, Here's my third story. Here's another VA loan situation. One of my VA eligible clients decides that he wants to purchase a home out on Lake Whatcom. He has his own … (0 comments)

bellingham: Mt Baker View Property - Bellingham Land with a Mountain View for Sale - 12/22/12 03:04 PM
Land in the Bellingham WA area often comes with a benefit of having some kind of terrific view. Views of something interesting - salt water view lots for sale, land with a lake view for sale and Bellingham land with mountain views for sale.
This particular Bellingham 5 acre parcel features an unobstructed Mt Baker and Cascade Mountain views from private shy 5 acre parcel that sits back off the main road. Great spot for a custom home. In area of nice homes & property. This property enjoys great light and has that open but not too open feel with a treed perimeter … (2 comments)

bellingham: Bellingham Home on Acreage with Ponds and shop - 06/10/12 01:28 PM
Spacious home on parked out 2+ acres w/2 ponds & dock. Very aesthetic inside & out. Inside enjoy an open flowing floor plan, upgraded kitchen, upgraded bathrms, newer flooring throughout, family rm w/free standing wood stove, den(could be used as 4th bedroom) & game room. Outside is nothing short of fabulous & perfect for outdoor entertaining. Huge deck, hot tub, beautiful gardens, ponds, bridges, water features, fire pit + a barn/shop w/fenced pasture area for any animals you care to have.
  
 

 

 

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bellingham: Affordable Bellingham Home on Acreage with Shop for sale - 05/14/12 08:12 PM
Affordable Bellingham area home on acreage with shop. Quality built home of hand nailed Douglas Fir. Mt. Views from inside and out. Spacious open floor plan w/vaulted ceiling. New master bdrm w/walk-in closet. High efficency Hybrid heating/ac & on demand water heater w/circ. Electronic air cleaner, central vac , auto change over lp generator. Dead end road w/creek. Only $265K.
 
           

Pictues are of the subject Bellingham area home, the detached shop and of the fields and mountians across the street from the home.  This is a quality built Bellingham home in a very aesthetic setting. Come take a look … (3 comments)

bellingham: Bellingham Neighborhood Homes - Cornwall Neighborhood Market Update - 02/12/12 02:11 PM
Cornwall Park Neighborhood  is very well known and consists largely of single-family homes. At the heart of this neighborhood is Cornwall Park that hosts a large playground, a variety of trails, tennis courts, picnic areas, ball fields, etc all in wooded surroundings. The park is very well known and is centrally located within Bellingham city limits. Homes in Cornwall Park very in age from the early to mid 1900's. This Bellingham neighborhood has the character of an established neighborhood and has great access to I-5 as well as Bellingham's Bellis Fair Mall.  As of early Oct 2011, homes for sale in this Bellingham neighborhood range from $145,000 to … (0 comments)

bellingham: Bellingham Neighborhood Homes - Edgemoor Neighborhood Market Update - 02/12/12 02:09 PM
Edgemoor Neighborhood  is a much sought after neighborhood. In this area with you will find upscale homes with well maintained properties and parks. The Edgemoor Neighborhood/district sits just south of Fairhaven. Edgemoor is one of Bellingham's most sought after and prestigious areas, sloping up from the shores of Puget Sound a high percentage of the homes in Edgemoor have unobstructed saltwater views. Unlike many view and waterfront areas where the lots and narrow and deep to allow more homes/properties to be built, Edgemoor is full of large 1/2 acre +/- lots that are wide and allow for larger rambler/ranch style homes. Many of homes in Edgemoor have large waterview windows … (0 comments)

bellingham: Bellingham Home Price Graphs - Quarterly since 2005 - 01/23/12 09:26 PM
Below is a graph showing Bellingham home prices quarterly since 2005. The Average List price, Average Pending Price and Average Sold Price are graphed. One can easily see the downward trend as well and the season cycle with the 1st and 4th quarters being lower and 2nd & 3rd quarters being higher.
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bellingham: Bellingham Homes - Annual Graph for Listed and Sold Units - 01/21/12 08:00 PM
Below are a couple of graphs of the Bellingham Real Estate Market. The first graph shows the annual number of homes listed in sold from 2005 through the end of 2011. The second graph shows the Average List Price and Average Sold price for Bellingham Homes from 2005 through 2011.

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bellingham: Whatcom County 2011 Year End Real Estate Stat Report - 01/20/12 08:55 PM
Below are the 2011 year end statistics for homes in Whatcom County. The first section covers all Whatcom County homes that were actively listed for sale. The second section covers all Whatcom County homes that actually sold.
                          Whatcom County Active Listings Stats – all MLS zones.
New Listings for the month of Dec – 111 units in ’11 vs 141 units in ’10 – Down 21.3%
YTD Totals - New Listings – 3,471 units in ’11 vs 3,978 units in ’10 – Down 12.7%
Month of Dec Total Active Listings – 1,042 in ’11 vs 1,209 in’10 – Down 13.8%
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bellingham: Bellingham Home Price Graphs - Year over Year - 01/17/12 11:34 AM
Below is a year over year price graph for Bellingham WA home average sold prices. The graph shows Bellingham average sold prices for 2009, 2010 & 2011.

 
As you can see prices in 2011 remained fairly the same as 2010 and 2009 until Nov and Dec. This was primarily the result of a large number of distressed sales that took place during the last two months of the year.
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bellingham: Bellingham York Neighborhood Newer 3 Bedroom 2 Bath home for sale - 11/05/11 08:02 PM
Rare newer home in the York Neighborhood of Bellignham.  Love the character and charm of the York Neighborhood but want a newer home - this is your chance. Master on the main 3bed/2bath home with shop and RV parking out back. A huge deck out back is great for entertaining and summer outdoor meals. Fully fenced back yard with gate opening to the alley. Great college rental or owner occupant. Only minutes to WWU and walking distance to downtown. Easy I-5 access. Only $255. Call Dan for details - 360-739-9876.
 


 
 
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bellingham: Bellingham Neighborhood Homes - York Neighborhood Market Update - 10/25/11 04:25 PM
York Neighborhood this Bellingham Neighborhood was established in the late 1800’s and hosts a variety of Bellingham's character Craftsman and Victorian homes that were built from 1890 and 1920. Columbia, Sunnyland, South Hill & Sehome also have a fair amount of older character homes. This neighborhood consists of mostly of single-family homes and has an active neighborhood association. The minimum price for homes for sale in this Bellingham neighborhood is $209,900 with an average of  $296,825 and a median price of $303,950 and a maximum of $369,500. As of late Oct 2011 there are 4 homes for sale in the York Neighborhood.
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bellingham: Bellingham Neighborhood Homes in Whatcom Falls Neighborhood - 10/25/11 04:23 PM
Whatcom Falls Neighborhood is not only its own neighborhood consisting of single and multi-family homes but this Bellingham neighborhood also hosts Whatcom Falls Park with biking & hiking trails, picnic areas, playgrounds but also has a waterfall all within the city limits! The minimum price on homes for sale in this Bellingham neighborhood is $244,900 with an average of $377,000 and a median price of $354,950 and a maximum of $709,000. As of late Oct 2011 there were 17 homes sale in the Whatcom Falls Neighborhood.
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bellingham: Bellingham Homes For Sale in the Sunnyland Neighborhood - 10/25/11 04:22 PM
Sunnyland Neighborhood  is largely a single-family residential community and is centrally located within the City of Bellingham. It shares it’s boarders with the Lettered Streets and Cornwall Park neighborhoods and Roosevelt being just across the breath of I-5. There is some commercial shopping and local business in this Bellingham neighborhood. Most homes have the character of a 1920’s bungalow but mixed in here and there you will find homes from the early 1900’s.  The homes in this Bellingham neighborhood start at a minimum of $170,000 with an average price of $260,000 a median of $273,500 and a maximum price of $340,000 as of the end of … (0 comments)

bellingham: Bellingham Neighborhood Homes - Silver Beach Market Update - 10/25/11 04:19 PM
Silver Beach Neighborhood a cute neighborhood which is just inside the city limits of Bellingham and rest along the western edge of Lake Whatcom. Historically Silver Beach was the site of an amusement park and well as docks for shipping natural resources down a short rail line to the waterfront.  The homes in this neighborhood start at a minimum of $199,000 with an average price of $493,000 and a median price of $435,000 with a maximum of $1,595,000. As of late Oct 2011there are 21 homes for sale in Silver Beach.
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bellingham: Bellingham Neighborhood Homes - Sehome Market Update - 10/25/11 04:18 PM
Sehome Neighborhood shares it's neighborhood Western Washington University and hosts an Arboretum in a beautiful location. While Bellingham has several pockets of historical homes in various parts of town, Sehome hosts the cities only official Historical District. The neighborhood sits on the side of a hill sloping towards the north and many homes have views of downtown and Puget Sound. The are consists mainly of single family homes and a few condominiums. These are a mixture of owner occupied homes and college rentals. This are has great access to both downtown and Western Washington University (WWU).  Currently (Oct 2011) there are 6 homes for sale … (0 comments)

bellingham: Bellingham Neighborhood Homes - Samish Neighborhood Market Update - 10/25/11 04:16 PM
Samish Neighborhood is situated on the southeast corner of Bellingham. Here you will find a hilly wooded neighborhood and wonderful Lake Padden and Golf Course. There are single family homes in this Bellingham Neighborhood as well as multi-family homes. This neighborhood and the Sehome neighborhood are ideal for anyone working or attending Western Washington University. The minimum price for this Bellingham Neighborhood is $229,900 with an average of $523,375 and a median of $440,000 and a maximum of $1,699,900 as of late Oct 2011.  Currently there are 22 homes for sale in the Samish Neighborhood of Bellingham
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bellingham: Bellingham Neighborhood Homes - Roosevelt Neighborhood Market Update - 10/25/11 04:15 PM
Roosevelt Neighborhood is diverse with single-family homes, multi-family and large multi-family complexes in adddition to some commercial and local businesses. A walking trail connecting the downtown area to Whatcom Falls park runs through the middle of Roosevelt. This centrally located Bellingham neighborhood has great access to all parts of Bellingham and the freeway. The Bellingham homes for sale in this neighborhood range from $142,547 to $369,000 with an average of $228,419 and a median price of $219,000 as of late Oct, 2011. Currently there are 18 homes for sale in the Roosevelt Neighborhood.
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