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Bellingham, Washington has a small town feeling with all the delightful amenities of a larger city. Outdoor enthusiasts enjoy Bellingham's stunning natural beauty from the waters of Bellingham Bay to the snow covered slopes of Mt. Baker there is truly something for everyone. Cultural opportunities are broad, with an internationally recognized Festival of Music, Whatcom County Symphony Orchestra, several community theatre groups and the Mt. Baker Theatre to provide a world class venue for shows and performers.

 

Bellingham Real Estate

Search for the type of Bellingham Real Estate that fits your needs. Bellingham Property search types include, residential homes, condominiums, vacant land, waterfront real estate, golf course real estate and more. Browse our different Bellingham Real Estate search options to find a fit for you!

 

Bellingham Neighborhoods

Bellingham is home to 23 very unique neighborhoods, all individual in character and design. Bellingham's Historic Fairhaven District is teaming with history with historical brick buildings and newer condominium complexes all in tune with preserving the neighborhoods historical architecture. Bellingham's Mt. Baker neighborhood on the other hand is a great mix of new and old, the newer urban village of Barkley Village finds it's home here and is lush with life from the local Haggen Grocery Store to a mix of residential and commercial buildings.

 

Bellingham Schools and Employment

Bellingham has excellent public schools, as well as a broad spectrum of private schools, and there are extensive options for additional education from Bellingham Technical College, Whatcom Community College, and the highly regarded Western Washington University. Businesses in Bellingham and Whatcom County are diversified, from heavy industry to high tech. While the major employers such as WWU, and the refineries are the most visible, there is a strong base of small to medium sized companies and more are locating here every year so that owners and employees can take advantage of the area's lifestyle.

For more information on Bellingham or real estate in the area don't hesitate to contact The Johnson Team toll free @ 1-888-713-3056.

January 18th, 2019

Buying a Home this Year? Here Comes the Inventory!

The top reason homeowners cited for not listing their home for sale in 2018, was their belief that they would be unable to find a home to buy. After 3 years of declining inventory for sale, we’re finally starting to see more listings come to market! Let’s get together to chat about what this means for our market! …

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January 17th, 2019

Last Chance! Homes are a Bargain Compared to Historic Norms

A loaf of bread used to be a nickel. A movie ticket was a dime.  Not anymore. Houses were also much less expensive than they are now. Inflation raised the price of all three of those items, along with the price of almost every other item we purchase. The reason we can still afford to consume is that our wages have also …

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January 17th, 2019

Selling Your Home? Make Sure the Price is Right!

If you’ve ever watched “The Price is Right,” you know that the only way to win is to be the one to correctly guess the price of the item you want without going over! That means your guess must be just slightly under the retail price. In today’s shifting real estate market, where more inventory is coming to …

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January 15th, 2019

Buying a Home Young is the Key to Building Wealth

Homeowners who purchase their homes before the age of 35 are better prepared for retirement at age 60, according to a new Urban Institute study. The organization surveyed adults who turned 60 or 61 between 2003 and 2015 for their data set. “Today’s older adults became homeowners at a younger age than today’s young …

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January 14th, 2019

The Cost Across Time

Some Highlights: With interest rates still around 4.5%, now is a great time to look back at where rates have been over the last 40 years. Rates are projected to climb to 5.0% by this time next year according to Freddie Mac. The impact your interest rate makes on your monthly mortgage cost is significant! Lock …

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January 14th, 2019

Buying a House This Year? This Should Be Your 1st Step!

In many markets across the country, the number of buyers searching for their dream homes 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 that you are serious about buying your dream home is to get pre-qualified or pre-approved for …

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January 10th, 2019

How Much Has Your Home Increased in Value?

During 2018, home values increased nationally by over 5%! If you are planning on selling your home in 2019 you may be pleasantly surprised by home much your home has appreciated! Every market is different. Let's get together if you are curious just how much your home has gone up in value! …

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January 10th, 2019

The State of the Bellingham Real Estate Market

The State of the Bellingham Real Estate Market

The following details breakdown the figures from the chart above.  If you look at the 74 homes sold in the past 30 days, exactly half sold below the list price.  Of the remaining sales, 18 sold at the list price & 17 sold above the list price.   Of those selling for greater than the list price, 5 sold at up …

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January 10th, 2019

Team Talk- From Our Home to Yours!

Team Talk- From Our Home to Yours!

While it all seems to be a bit of a blur now, 2018 started off with Lylene insisting I have my eyes checked. For some reason she felt that rather than me asking her what those freeway signs said, that I should be able to read them myself. If I couldn't, then something must be wrong. As it turned out, as usual, she was right. …

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January 10th, 2019

Honey Garlic Chicken Thighs From the Kitchen of Fawn Morgan

Honey Garlic Chicken Thighs From the Kitchen of Fawn Morgan

This time of year, crock pot dinners are not only super easy when you have a busy schedule, but delicious! Serve with a fresh salad or your favorite dinner sides and you have a simple dinner that everyone will enjoy.   …

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