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Bellingham and Whatcom County Real Estate
Tucked away in the Northwest corner of Washington State between Bellingham Bay and majestic Mount Baker, Whatcom County is a thriving area full of opportunity and natural beauty. With magnificent natural scenery, unique cultural attractions, charming villages and waterfront adventures, this region is a distinctive area of Washington State full of real estate opportunities. Our diverse communities have perennially been recognized by the national media as some of the best places to live in America.

Also serving Birch Bay, Blaine, Everson, Ferndale, Lynden and Semiahmoo

Our four Whatcom County Real Estate offices located in Bellingham, Fairhaven, Lynden, and Birch Bay are part of more than 350 Real Estate offices throughout the West. With our full-time professional real estate agents we are able to provide you with local expertise and strength of the leading independent residential and commercial real estate network in the western United States.

Whether you are looking for your first home, condominium, a move-up property, vacation retreat or a luxury estate in the Bellingham area, call us to find out about Windermere's unique program, and how it can work for you.   Locate a Windermere Real Estate office near you, and speak to a Bellingham, Lynden, Fairhaven, or Birch Bay real estate expert today

September 26th, 2016

Selling Your Home? Go Through This Safety Checklist With Your Real Estate Agent

Selling your home can be stressful for many reasons. Not only are you trying to get the best financial return on your investment, but you might also be working on a tight deadline. There’s also the pressure to keep your home clean and organized at all times for prospective buyers.  One thing you can be sure of …

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September 23rd, 2016

#YourStoryIsOurStory: Kicking off the School Year Right

  Starting the school year can be nerve wracking; new friends, new classroom, and for some, a new school all together. Imagine starting the new year already behind, with shoes that don’t fit, clothes that are stained or too small, and inadequate school supplies. Many Windermere offices work very hard at the …

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September 22nd, 2016

First Day of Autumn

Even though it happens year after year, the arrival of autumn is always a little surprising. Almost as if on a switch, one day late in the summer you feel it – a subtle crispness in the air. And before you know it, it’s pumpkin-spice-everything everywhere. We are suddenly swathed in sweaters, wearing boots, …

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September 19th, 2016

U.S. Government $10,000 Short Sale Incentive Expires December 30, 2016

  The federal government’s Home Affordable Foreclosure Alternatives (HAFA) Program is set to expire December 30, 2016. The program pays homeowners $10,000 to complete a short sale rather than go through the foreclosure process. Since the application deadline for HAFA is only a few months away, it is important …

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September 16th, 2016

Here's Your Fall Home Maintenance Checklist:

Fall is an ideal time to tackle maintenance projects both inside and outside. Here are a few ideas to get you started: Gutters top to bottom: Water in the wrong spots can do a lot of damage. Start by ensuring that gutters and downspouts are doing their job. (Don’t attempt this task yourself if you have a two-story …

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September 12th, 2016

Great Design Element: Why Awnings Are Making a Comeback

Awnings are a valuable home design element that our grandparents knew all about. In the days before air conditioning, they were used to shade interiors and help keep homes cool. With the focus on sustainable design today, there’s renewed interest in the power of awnings. They block the sun from entering the house …

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September 9th, 2016

Windermere and the Seahawks partner to #TackleHomelessness

What do Windermere Real Estate and the Seattle Seahawks have in common? We both got our start in Seattle in the 1970s. And we’re both organizations who believe in giving back to our community. So when presented with the opportunity to become the Official Real Estate Company of the Seattle Seahawks, we didn’t …

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September 8th, 2016

Do You Have ‘Average' Credit? If so, Getting a Mortgage May Be Tough

This article originally appeared on Inman.com     In the early 2000s, getting a mortgage was hardly difficult thanks in great part to lax lending standards. This practice eventually led to a bubble forming in the nation’s housing market — which, as we all know, subsequently burst. Since …

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September 7th, 2016

Investing in Rental Property: The Risks, Rewards, and Benefits of Owning Rental Property

  One area of the real estate market that is thriving right now is rental property. All indications suggest that the rental market will continue to improve because of low vacancy rates and rising rents. In fact, the demand for rentals is predicted to far exceed supply through 2016, with 4.5 million new renters expected …

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September 2nd, 2016

Raising money for those in need—one putt at a time.

Did you know that for the past 27 years, the Windermere Foundation has donated a portion of the proceeds from every home purchased or sold towards supporting low-income and homeless families in our communities? What started in 1989 as a grassroots foundation serving families in need in Washington State has grown to encompass …

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