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Fairhaven Events For Aug 29 -30 - 08/29/08 05:24 PM
Friday, August 29, 7-9pm - free - Sycamore Square - 1200 Harris Ave., corner of Harris & 12th Street.It's the last Friday of the month event, Sycamore Square business owners present lively entertainment--musicians, hula hoop and belly dancers, performances--on the landing outside of Coda Musical Instruments and the Archives. Tonight's show features Reid Kerr, Ms. B Hooping Allure, and other special guests. 9pm - free - Live Music at Skylark's: Meredith Connie
Saturday, August 30, 8:00 pm: the Firehouse: Julian MacDonough, Mike Allen & Sean Cronin in concertA performance of interplay and swing with Julian MacDonough on drums, Mike Allen on tenor sax, and (0 comments)
Another 1st for Whatcom County - 08/29/08 01:00 PM
Have you taken a bus lately in Bellingham or Whatcom County? A few of our local buses have been decorated by local art students. They are youngsters from our school system. The art was taken and blown up and placed on the outside of a bus. It's kind of surprising The Whatcom Transit Authority doesn't even have a mention of it in their web site. It must make a parent proud to see their children's art rolling around the streets of Bellingham for everyone to see. And the 1st - According to recently released Federal Transit Administration statistics, ridership on Whatcom (2 comments)
2515 Sylvan St, Bellingham,WA 98226 3 BR, 1 BA, 1/3 Acre Silver Beach Rambler Peek-a-boo Lake View with Potential Lake View from 2nd Story ¨ Light & Bright 1-level living Very Private Large Back Yard Fully Fenced Yard with Mature Fruit Trees Seperate Living & Family Rooms with Fireplaces Breakfast Nook Off Kitchen Beautiful Oak Floors 12'X20' Shop Backyard Deck Extra Large 1 Car Garage Beautiful Landscaping Close to Big Rock Park (0 comments)
Birch Bay - 08/21/08 09:14 PM
Birch Bay is the fastest growing area in Whatcom County. The bay itself has a huge tide flat of sand that is several square miles in size and bares itself at low tide. As the water returns to the tide flats over the hot sand it warms to bath water temperatures in the summer. Birch Bay has one of the largest heron nesting rookeries in the state, and outstanding birding, especially for seabirds and shorebirds. It's classed by the Audubon Society as one of the 50 most Important Birding Areas in Washington State, along with nearby Blaine's Drayton Harbor. The area (2 comments)
Blaine Real Estate Market Report for July 2008 - 08/21/08 08:58 PM
The following is a quick analysis of the Blaine real estate market for July 2008. There are currently 353 homes for sale. Homes are priced from $94,900 - $3,500,000 Average Asking Price is $461,792 Average Days on Market are 133 days Median Asking Price is $324,950 Median Days on Market are 91 days 38 Homes sold in July Average Listing Price $289,257 Average Sold Price $279,902 Average Days on the Market 127 Median Listing Price 249,450 Median Sold Price $239,500 Median Days on Market 78 8 Homes went Pending this week As you can easily see there is quite a large discrepancy between the average price for a home (0 comments)
Lynden Real Estate Market Report for July 2008 - 08/21/08 08:48 PM
Lynden Real Estate Market Report for July, 2008 The following is a quick analysis of the Lynden real estate market. There are currently 155 homes for sale. Homes are priced from $179,000 - $1,440,000 Average Asking Price is $402,104 Days on Market are 115 days Median Asking Price is $359,000 Days on Market are 97 days Homes sold in July: 22 Average Listing Price $339,795 Average Sold Price $330,234 Days on the Market 151 Median Listing Price $292,455 Median Sold Price $290,000 Days on Market 103 Homes Pending last week: 5 Condo Analysis for Lynden There are currently 32 condos for sale. Condos are priced from $134,900 - $409,950 Average List Price $234,259 Days on (0 comments)
Ferndale Real Estate Market Report for July 2008 - 08/21/08 08:37 PM
Ferndale Real Estate Market Report for July, 2008 The following is a quick analysis of the Ferndale real estate market. There are currently 248 homes for sale. Homes are priced from $112,500 - $1,950,000 Average Asking Price is $432,966 Days on Market are 95 days (or about 3 months) Median Asking Price is $369,000 Days on Market are 72 days Homes Pending this week: 5 Homes sold in July: 30 Average Listing Price $302,861 Average Sold Price $296,995 Days on the Market 90 Median Listing Price $284,950 Median Sold Price $276,500 Days on Market 54 Buyers: Interest rates are still low making now is a good time to get in the market. (0 comments)
Sudden Valley Real Estate Market Report for July 2008 - 08/21/08 08:29 PM
Real Estate Market Report/Conditions for Sudden Valley, in Bellingham WA for July, 2008 The following is a quick analysis of the Residential Bellingham real estate market in Sudden Valley. There are currently 146 homes for sale. Homes are priced from $139,000 - $1,299,000 Average Asking Price is $352,122 Average Days on Market are 124 days Median Asking Price is $322,200 Median Days on Market are 99 days 5 Homes went Pending this week 14 Homes sold in July Average Listing Price $275,032 Average Sold Price $271,129 Average Days on the Market 94 Median Listing Price $284,925 Median Sold Price $283,000 Median Days on Market 54 Buyers:Interest rates are still low (0 comments)
Bellingham has just made it to yet another "best of" list. National publications have praised Bellingham for being green, for being one of the best small places to start a business or retire, for being the best paddling town. And now National Geographic Adventure has Bellingham on it's list of 50 best places to live & play. The magazine didn't rank the cities, they just picked the top 50. National Geographic Adventure looked for cities with an ideal mix of terrain, activity and opportunity. Viewing snow-capped Mt Baker from your kayak in Bellingham Bay can surely be just an awesome sight. Canoeists (0 comments)
There will be a pre-film guest appearance by bestselling and award-winning novelist, poet and film-maker Sherman Alexie, who has won numerous awards for his writing, and is the only four-time winner of the World Poetry Bout. The guest appearance is presented by Village Books as part of their Chuckanut Radio Hour.
Sunday, August 17:7pm - free Literature Live at Village Books pesents Ken Wilcox with TRAILS OF THE CHUCKANUT MOUNTAINS MAPKen Wilcox will present a slide-show about the many of the great (1 comments)
Northwest Washington Fair - August 11-16 - 08/12/08 01:21 PM
Lynden's biggest event every year is the Northwest Washington Fair. This years it will be taking place August 11 through August 16. Otherwise known as Lynden Fair, it began almost a century ago. The fair is billed as a social gathering place where family values will be honored and individuals of all ages will be entertained and a place to showcase Whatcom County's agricultural heritage and give our youth some hands-on experience in the world of agriculture. Every day of the week the usual exhibits are there along with the highlight of the day, most of which are the evening concerts. Horse shows (1 comments)
Fairhaven Events For Aug 8 -10 - 08/08/08 06:01 PM
Friday, August 8, 7 pm: At the Firehouse: Dances of the Persian-speaking WorldDelshodeh Dance Ensemble will be performing dances of the Persian-speaking world--Iran, Tajikistan, and Afghanistan. Friday, August 8 , 7-9pm: Family Movie Night at Fairhaven LibraryThe second Friday of the each month in the Fairhaven Library Fireplace Room. This month, the heartwarming story of a young girl who moves in with her bitter Aunt Polly after the death of her father. See how a positive attitude can make a difference. Saturday, August 9 , 7:30pm : At the Firehouse: The Mishras Sitar Ragas Concert & Kirtan ChantIndia's acclaimed father-son sitar duo, (1 comments)
Motorcycle Show & BBQ - Barkley Village Sat, Aug 9 - 08/08/08 05:30 PM
The second annual Haggen Bike Show will take place Saturday, Aug. 9, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Meridian Street Haggen in Barkely Village. Motorcyclists will compete for prizes in five categories: best of show, best classic, best cruser, best custom and best sport bike. Registration is $10, and lasts until the day of the event. The Bike show and barbecue during it are fundraisers for the Whatcom Hospice Foundation, a nonprofit that provides patient care, therapy, medical equipment and other supplies to patients with advanced illnesses. image courtesy of flickr.com by custom motorcycles (1 comments)
Real Estate Market Report/Conditions for Sudden Valley,in Bellingham WA for July, 2008 The following is a quick analysis of the Residential Bellingham real estate market in Sudden Valley. There are currently 149 homes for sale. Homes are priced from $139,900 - $1,299,000 Average Asking Price is $349,292 Average Days on Market are 119 days Median Asking Price is $325,000 Median Days on Market are 91 days 7 Homes went Pending this week 14 Homes sold in July Average Listing Price $275,032 Average Sold Price $271,129 Average Days on the Market 94 Median Listing Price $284,925 Median Sold Price $283,000 Median Days on Market 54 Buyers:Interest rates are still low (0 comments)
Bellingham's Edgemoor Neighborhood - 08/07/08 12:42 PM
Bellingham's Edgemoor neighborhood has some of the finest homes in Bellingham. It is located in the southern part of Bellingham, close to Fairhaven and the South Neighborhood featuring Fairhaven Park, and west of Chuckanut Drive. The views from some of the homes in this area are just magnificent, the Bay, the Sasn Juan Islands and the gorgeous sunsets. Many of the homes in Edgemoor are on large lots with mature landscaping and feature Bellingham's most prestigious, well maintained homes. Clark's Point, extends into Bellingham Bay, it is a large, steep, heavily wooded peninsula that is protected from further development with a conservation (1 comments)
Sand in the City Festival - Sandsculpture Aug 8-10 - 08/06/08 01:02 PM
This weekend is another event not to be missed, The 3rd annual Sand in the City Festival. It's not at the beach as you might expect, but in a parking lot near Squalicum Harbor, in front of the Harbor Center Building, 1801 Roeder Avenue. . Truckloads of sand are brought in to a parking lot for the competition. Each team has 5 cubic feet of sand and 6 hours to create their sand sculpture, and try to win the "Golden Shovel" award. I was just blown away by the awesome sand sculptures at last years competition, which is were these pictures come from. (1 comments)
Chalk Art and La Bella Stata Festivals this weekend in downtown Bellingham - 08/06/08 12:42 PM
It is the middle of summer and there are just so,,,,,,,,,,, many things to do this weekend in and around Bellingham. This weekend is the 16th Annual Chalk Art Festival, where kids of all ages, willcolor the streets of downtown with their creative, vibrant, colorful artwork right onto the sidewalks to be enjoyed by all until the rains wash them away. This event has been held in conjunction with the 3rd Annual La Bella Strada Arts Festival ("The Beautiful Streets" in Italian) happening Aug. 9-10 in downtown Bellingham. Cornwall Ave will be closed to cars and taken over by artists booths showing their creations. Art (2 comments)
Bellingham's Own Subdued Stringband Jamboree - Aug 8-9 - 08/06/08 11:46 AM
The Subdued Stringband Jamboree is taking place this weekend Aug 8 -9 at the Deming Log Show Grounds. The Jambpree has become a local musical tradition since is inception in 2001 when local musician Robert Blake and friends started the event. The spirit of community and fun of late night pickin" parties, and campfires has kept it alive and flourishing. The first Jamboree was totally put on by the musicians themselves doing everything themselves to get the event going. It's success has freed up the musicians to play more, and have events like the "band scramble" where musicians throw their manes in a hat and (0 comments)
In the roller coaster ride of sales prices, this month is heading down after coming off a good high last month. This months average sales price is down 9.7% compared to last year, while the median price is down a slight .7% The average price is down 13.1% from last month while the median off 9.8% from June. The number of sales is down by 34 compared to last year or 25%, this sure seems to be continuing the trend so far this year. We have been on this roller coaster ride here in Bellingham in terms of prices rising and falling from month to month, (1 comments)
This months average Bellingham Condo sales price is down 7.6% compared to last year, but the median price went up 8.9% compared to last July. The average price is down 21% from June (last month) while the median is down a bit at 2.8% from last month. The number of sales is down by 29 compared to last year,and the days on the market is actually lower than last year. If you would like any more information about Bellingham Real Estate or Bellingham Real Estate statistics visit my website at BellinghamProperty.com
Real Estate Market Report/Conditions for Bellingham, WA for July, 2008 The following is a quick analysis of the Residential Bellingham real estate market.
Currently Active Listings: 682 Price range of active listings - $159,000 - $3,575,000 Average List Price $525,337 Days on the Market: 110 Median List Price: $389,136 Days on the Market: 70 Sold in July: 96 Average List Price: $362,850 Average Sales Price: $351,180 Ratio of List to Price: 98.1% Days on the Market: 79 Median ListPrice: $312,450 Median Sales Price: $304,750 Days on the Market: 45 Pending Sales Last Week: 28 Condo Analysis for Bellingham Currently Active Listings: 328 Price range of active listings - $116,950 - $1,675,000 Average (1 comments)
"The Greenest House," a new Bellingham based reality TV show - 08/04/08 01:12 PM
"The Greenest House," a new Bellingham based reality TV show was filming this weekend in several areas around town. The show has two families trying to see who could be the "greenest." The City of Bellingham is one of the proud supporting partners in the Black Dog Production's new venture. Filming of the show began in April and will hopefully air on Bellingham's local channel BTV !0 and KVOS this fall. With a motto of 3 months, 2 families, 1 greener Earth, producers are hoping for some interest from the national networks. Each team will have a coach helping them learn new greener ways of living. Families are (2 comments)
Mt Baker Rhythm & Blues Festival - 08/01/08 10:14 PM
The 13th annual Mt Baker Rhythm & Blues Festival is this weekend, Aug 1-3. A great weekend of music in a beautiful spot, at the Deming Log Show Grounds. Here is the weekend line-up. Enjoy the music. Friday August 1st
The Alabama Hill Neighborhood Association Annual Picnic - Tuesday, Aug 4 - 08/01/08 01:48 PM
The Alabama Hill Neighborhood Association will hold its annual summer barbeque Tuesday, August 4 at 6pm, in conjunction with the City of Bellingham's participation in National Night Out against crime! It's a great time to get out and say hi to your neighbors from other parts of Alabama Hill, some of whom you probably haven't seen since last year. Everyone in the Alabama Hill neighborhoods is welcome. Burgers, hotdogs, drinks and salmon are provided by the AHA, please bring some of your favorite salad or desert. NATIONAL NIGHT OUT is designed to: Heighten crime and drug prevention awareness; Generate support for, (0 comments)
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