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May 4, 2012

Whatcom County Real Estate Market Report - April, 2012

Here's a quick analysis of the Bellingham Residential Real Estate Market for April 2012.

Looks like the numbers are starting to rise in Whatcom County. That general downward trend may be coming to a halt and turning around. We'll have to wait a few months to see. It ...

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April 23, 2012

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to Streamline Short Sales

The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) has directed Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to streamline the short sale process in order to help more homeowners avoid foreclosure.

This news came out last week.   The first stage of the new process will begin in June. The new timelines include the ...

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April 23, 2012

Whatcom County Foreclosures for Sale - Bank Owned Homes Are a Good Value

There are presently 23 Foreclosures for Sale in Whatcom County, WA.  These are all the Bank Owned homes listed for sale as of 4/22/12. These homes are all ready for new owners. Contact me if you'd  like to tour a home in your location and price range ...

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April 16, 2012

Is there is a Recovery in the Housing Market?

 

houseup Is there is a Recovery in the Housing Market?It has been five years since the U.S. housing bust sent sales and prices declining. Is this the year things will turn around and look like a recovery.

Lower prices, record low mortgage rates, rising rents and an improving job market appear to be bringing out potential buyers ...

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April 3, 2012

Bellingham Real Estate Market Report - March, 2012

Here's a quick analysis of the Bellingham Residential Real Estate Market for March 2012.

Wow sales have really picked up over last month in number and price and have picked up in price over last year.  The number of homes on the market is really low compared to ...

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March 9, 2012

Bellingham Real Estate Market Snapshot

Could it be? Has the market "bottomed out" as news articles are reporting?  It's hard to make this big of a projection or statement, but I will agree that inventory is shrinking.  I want to share what I am witnessing in our market as well as the data to ...
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Jan. 17, 2012

Bellingham Real Estate Market Report - December, 2011

Here's a quick analysis of the Bellingham Residential Real Estate Market

The graph looks like we bounced up a bit from last month, but we're still in a downward trend overall, and ended the year that way. I  think that what happens next year in the housing market ...

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Dec. 1, 2011

Bellingham Real Estate Market Report - November, 2011

Here's a quick analysis of the Bellingham Residential Real Estate Market

 

The graph looks like we are at the lowest prices of the past 6 years.

What's next. stay tuned.

There is still a First Time Home Buyer Tax Credit Available through a program called the Mortgage ...

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Dec. 1, 2011

Whatcom County Real Estate Market Report - November, 2011

Here's a quick analysis of the Whatcom County Residential Real Estate Market

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Looks like both the residential and condo markets are down from last year . The number of sales in the county is up for 18 homes for tesidential.  Stay ...

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Nov. 28, 2011

Bellingham Real Estate Market Activity Snapshot: November 20, 2011 – November 26, 2011

The following data is for Single Family Residential Homes:

New Listings: 8
Closed Sales: 7
Pending Sales: 14

  • Average List Price: $196,229
  • Average Sale Price: $190,380
  • Sale-to-List Price Ratio: 97.0%
  • Average Days on Market: 75


 

 

 

Total active listings at the end of the week ...

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