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Bellingham, Washington has a small town feeling with all the amenities of a larger city. Outdoor enthusiasts enjoy Bellingham's natural beauty from the waters of Bellingham Bay to the snowy slopes of Mt. Baker there is truly something for everyone. Cultural opportunities are broad, with internationally recognized music festivals and art events. Real Estate options are diverse from turn of the century craftsman style homes to luxury waterfront condominiums, there is housing to fit every lifestyle.

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December 14th, 2017

Christmas Lighting Tips to Keep Your Home Safe

Christmas Lighting Tips to Keep Your Home Safe

Can you believe that Christmas is less than 10 days away? My how the time around the holidays flies by. If you are like many than you plan on decorating your home for the holidays. While decorating your home it's important to take safety and not just "looks" into consideration. Hundreds of homes are damaged by holiday decoration …

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December 14th, 2017

Today’s Purchasing Rates!

Today’s Purchasing Rates!

Courtesy of People's Bank Home Loan Center, we have the current mortgage rates to pass along to you! Whether you are looking to buy, sell, or refinance, here are the current market rates. These are as of today, December 14th, 2017. Thank you Sidney Stonecypher at People's Bank Home Loan Center for the rates. If you …

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December 13th, 2017

What’s The Cost Of Waiting Till Next Year to Buy?

What’s The Cost Of Waiting Till Next Year to Buy?

We recently shared that over the course of the last 12 months, home prices have appreciated by 12.68% locally and approx 7% nationally. Over the same amount of time, interest rates have remained historically low which has allowed many buyers to enter the market. As a seller, you will likely be most concerned about ‘short-term …

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December 11th, 2017

Why Getting Pre-Approved Should Be Your First Step

In many markets across the country, the number of buyers searching for their dream homes greatly outnumbers the number of homes for sale. This has led to a competitive marketplace where buyers often need to stand out. One way to show you are serious about buying your dream home is to get pre-qualified or pre-approved …

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December 6th, 2017

Why Is There So Much Paperwork Required to Get a Mortgage?

Why is there so much paperwork mandated by the lenders for a mortgage loan application when buying a home today? It seems that they need to know everything about you and requires three separate sources to validate each and every entry on the application form. Many buyers are being told by friends and family that the …

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