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April 9, 2009

Squires lake hike...near Lake Samish neighborhood.

Squires Lake ParkAs the sun came out for the second day in a row yesterday, I was drawn towards a locals favorite hike up to Squires Lake Park on the west side of Lookout Mountain.

The Park's entrance is just off exit 242 and go east approximately 1 mile on Highway ...

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April 3, 2009

Bellingham Real Estate Market Report for March, 2009

The following is a quick analysis of the Residential Bellingham real estate market.

Bellingham Real Estate Graph

  • Currently Active Listings: 492
  • Price range of active listings - $145,000 - $3,575,000
  • Average List Price $531,108 Days on the Market: 121
  • Median List Price: $396,250 Days on the Market: 68
  • Sold in March ...
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April 2, 2009

Quiet Lake Community known as Glenhaven.

[caption id="attachment_678" align="alignright" width="300" caption="Looking north at Reed Lake"]Looking north at Reed Lake[/caption]

Glenhaven is a quiet community built around 2 lakes, Reed lake that spills over into Cain Lake.  Both lakes are kept quiet due to the prohibition of motor boats and jet skis. Only quiet electric ...

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March 28, 2009

A closer look at the views from Samish Hill - Parkhurst neighborhood and Lake Padden.

It won't be easy to forget these views from the top of Samish Hill overlooking Fairhaven, Lake Padden and out over Bellingham Bay.  Samish hill is located just east of the I-5 freeway at exit 250 just before you get to Lake Padden (discussed below).  You go ...

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March 27, 2009

Bellingham's Elizabeth Park in Columbia Neighborhood

Elizabeth Park PavillionHello and welcome to a quick introduction to Elizabeth Park in the Eldridge - Columbia Neighborhood.  It's the oldest municiple park in Bellingham and the trees are as old as the Victorian homes around the Park.

In the center of the Park is a large fountain and benches to ...

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March 26, 2009

Fairhaven: Where Real Estate and Good Food...

go hand in hand.  When I'm not talking about the 37 Ho12th Street Villagemes listed within 1 mile radius of Fairhaven ranging from $249,000 for a 2bedroom/1 bath home up to $3.5 million for an Edgemoor estate, more than likely food is on my mind.  ...

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