Residential Homes

June 25, 2009

Real Estate Investment and your College Kid

If you are the parent of a college kid,  you might want to take a minute to think about real estate investing.  You're already spending a ton of money sending the kid to school, "investing" in his or her future, so why not hedge your bets on ...

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June 23, 2009

Great deals on new construction in Anacortes

If you're looking for a fantastic view, superb design and affordability that will shock you, try looking in Anacortes.

Anacortes, the often overlooked little brother to Bellingham, is one of the best kept secrets in the Northwest.  Seated at the Northern tip of Fidalgo Island, Anacortes offers a ...

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June 22, 2009

Internet Home Search: Drinking from a firehose

The Internet  is no longer a fad, much to the chagrin of a good friend of mine who will remain nameless. His stock pepsi106in Beta tapes, Laser Discs, and Pepsi Clear are hopefully rounding his portfolio out nicely, and it's from this perch that there are  few squatters left ...

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June 19, 2009

Big Rock Garden on top of Alabama Hill in Bellingham

  I'm almost ashamed to admit that it took me 13 years living in the Bellingham area before experiencing this tranquil oasis known as the Big Rock Garden.  Located at the top of Alabama Hill nestled among some of Bellingham's premier Real Estate and walking distance to ...

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June 12, 2009

Whatcom County Real Estate Market Report for May, 2009

Whatcom County Real Estate chart

The following is a quick analysis of the Whatcom County real estate market.

  • There are currently 1586 homes for sale.
  • Homes are priced from $16,000 - $6,995,000
  • Average Asking Price $429,715 Days on Market: 126 days
  • Median Asking Price $339,000 Days on Market: 77 days ...
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June 2, 2009

UP TO $300,000 -IN COUNTY

Buyer Listing#: RS303-3898 06/01-BZH |
Created: 06/01/09
Price Range: $249,000 - $300,000
Property Type: Single Family
Square Footage: 1400+
Location: Bellingham, Lynden, Meridian

Additional Needs:
Buyer is looking for Residence 3B/2B on  apprx. 1 acre    Bellingham county areas no  more than 30 min. to Sumas.  ...

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May 22, 2009

Ski to Sea Race - May 24

It's Memorial Day weekend and what that means here in Bellingham is the annual Ski to Sea Race from Mt. Baker to Bellingham Bay.  The race is a relay starting on Mt. Baker with a cross-country skier handing off a baton to downhill skier who hands off to ...

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May 20, 2009

Northshore Homes: A thumbnail sketch of the quiet side Lake Whatcom

A heartfelt thanks for the new construction on Northshore Drive, as it curves around the Silver Beach.  It's a great drive, even better ride on a bike or motorcycle, but with the new paving, it's a quieter ride.  And it sets the stage for the next ...

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April 15, 2009

Silverado: Not just a clever name for Paradise North of Bellingham

I'm driving North on the Guide Meridian, and we're all about to die.  A rough overstatement, to be sure, but as an avid The entrance to Silveradofan of Rolling Stone, the movie "Almost Famous", and an East coast driver on the wrong coast, I've seen more close calls that ...

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April 9, 2009

Everything you ever wanted to know about South Hill* but were afraid to ask

If you've ever walked the trail from the Farmer's Market right to Wood's Coffee in Boulevard park, no doubt you've   past the gold sphere in between two pieces of rock, indicating the mid-space between Whatcom and Fairhaven. And if you drew a line due East, you ...

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