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I give kudos to Gragg Miller, Broker of our local Bellingham Coldwell Banker, for his recent article in the Bellingham Herald, the art of pricing a house in our ever changing market. When meeting with clients who are looking to sell their property, I have always taken comps, to help determine pricing; just like all the other agents. But I also break down the ratios of price to days on market. Price it right, and your days on market go waaayyy down. Period the end. Price it too high, get a price reduction, get another price reduction...and you are just chasing the market; and (0 comments)
Barkley Area Housing Market, Bellingham, WA - 02/15/09 02:42 PM
The year ended on the down side...no surprise there! Our local sales volume is still down. No question about it! On average about 30% down from this time last year. Barkley area has a historically low inventory right now. With 109 homes sold in the last 6 months and only 69 homes on the market, one would think it was a sellers market in the Barkley area! However, already this month things are picking up! Buyers are coming off the fences. Low rates, tax incentives, great prices...the perfect storm for buying real estate!If you are thinking about selling, and your home value (1 comments)
Scotty Browns Social House in Barkley Villiage, Bellingham WA - 02/15/09 02:36 PM
Scotty Browns, which has already been shortened to Scotty B's by the locals, is the newest dining choice in the Barkley area. There have been reviews ranging from "fabulous" to "okay." I do know that one of the day time cooks is absolutely fantastic! Ty Cook. Yes, one of my many sons! And with a last name like that you have to be good! Scotty Browns is a Canadian chain. Our Barkley location is their first venture across the border. Brilliant move I predict. With big screen TVs, a bar and bar tenders johnny on the spot, you can only imagine (0 comments)
Home Buyer Seminar-Bellingham, WA - 02/14/09 04:59 PM
What is really going in our market? What is the "new" process for buying a home? Is there still 100% financing? (Yes) What are my options as a home buyer? Does buying a home still make sense? (Usually, but not always!) What things do I need to consider? These and many other questions will be answered at our Home Buyer Seminar: When: Wednesday, March 18th, 2009 6:00 - 7:30 PMWhere: Neighborhood Mortgage 432 Bakerview Rd Bellingham, WA 98226To register, complete the form below. Refreshments will be served! Guest Speakers: Space is limited. (1 comments)
Bellingham Home Buyers Seminar- What is really going on? - 02/03/09 01:13 PM
What is really going in our market? What is the "new" process for buying a home? Is there still 100% financing? (Yes) What are my options as a home buyer? Does buying a home still make sense? (Usually, but not always!) What things do I need to consider? These and many other questions will be answered at our Home Buyer Seminar: When: Wednesday, March 18th, 2009 6:00 - 7:30 PMWhere: Neighborhood Mortgage 432 Bakerview Rd Bellingham, WA 98226To register, complete the form below. Refreshments will be served! Guest Speakers: Space is limited. (0 comments)
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