July 15, 2011

WWII Era B-25 "Maid in the Shade" Visits Bellingham this weekend

Bellingham's Heritage Flight Museum is welcoming some special guest this weekend, the Arizona Wing of the Commemorative Air Force  will be flying in an old WWII bomber, the B-25 Maid in the Shade a twin-engine bomber that was used by Allied Air Forces in WWII that saw 15 ...

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July 8, 2011

Bellingham Restaurant's: Harvest Moon Bakery, Maple Falls

Shhh. I'm going to let you in on a little secret. It's about 30 miles out of Bellingham on Mt. Baker Hwy. A lovely surprise, Harvest Moon Bakery.

A quaint and rustic setting with FABULOUS feeds, not your typical soup and sandwich menu and mmm,mmm good baked ...

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June 21, 2011

Bellingham's Farmer's Market #1 in Sunset Magazines Top 10 Farmer's Market

It's no wonder to me that Sunset Magazines chose  Bellingham's Farmer's Market #1 in their list of top 10 farmer's markets.

The market has been a hit since it opened back in 1993 when a dedicated group of locals had the vision to see locally grown ...

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June 15, 2011

Need help with closing costs, Fannie Mae is offering up to 3.5% in closing cost assistance for HomePath properties

Fannie Mae's Homepath program just got better. They are offering up to 3.5% in closing cost assistance for HomePath properties beginning June 14 through October 31, 2011.

There are presently 16 homes and condos available for this program

Here are the Eligibility Details

  • Buyers and/or selling agents (the ...
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June 9, 2011

Interest rates drop for 8th straight week

If your thinking about buying a home consider this. Fixed rate mortgages have dropped for an eighth straight week!

The average rate for a 30-year mortgage went to 4.49 percent from 4.55 percent, Freddie Mac said Thursday. The average rate on the 15-year fixed home loan, fell to ...

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May 28, 2011

Blaine Cafe's and Bistro's: Blackberry House Cafe' Cares About Customers

So, yesterday I’m meeting with a client in Blaine, WA to show him properties for sale along the beachfront in Birch Bay, WA. By the way if you’re not familiar with where Blaine is located, it’s only just a NEXUS pass flash from the Canadian/US border crossing.

I had ...

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May 25, 2011

Fannie Mae's HomePath Mortgage can be a great deal for a buyer.

The HomePath Mortgage in Bellingham WA

The HomePath Mortgage is a home loan that will allow borrowers to purchase a Fannie Mae owned property with as little as 3% down and with no mortgage insurance, which is normally required with down payments of less than 20%. The buyer saves several ...

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May 21, 2011

Fidalgo Island Parks: Seafarers' Memorial Park Reopens

Just in time for the Anacortes Waterfront Festival happening 5/21/11 – 5/22/11, Seafarers’ Memorial Park had its Grand Reopening today on the shores of Fidalgo Bay.  Seafarers’ Memorial Park was the original site of Scott Paper Mill and for close to 100 years of mill operation ...

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May 19, 2011

Buy Now Vs Buy Later

If your waiting or the market to decline some more before buying that new home, you might also want to consider what effect the interest rates will have on your payment.

Take a look at this scenario for something to think about.

If you're sitting on the fence and ...

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May 14, 2011

Bellingham Restaurant's: Jalapeno's in Barkley Village

There's a new Jalapeno's in town!!  A different look and full of color, but the same great food and those great Big Mama's (margarita's) are now being served in Barkley Village.

Being a transplanted Southern Californian, of course I crave good mexican cuisine, and have found ...

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