Buying

Sept. 28, 2022

Home Loan Rates as of Sept. 28, 2022

FHA:  Rate 6.625%, APR 7.969%
15-year fixed:  Rate 6.000%, APR 6.453%
30-year fixed:  Rate 6.500%, APR 6.783%
These rates are for purchases only. Please note rates may fluctuate throughout the day. Estimated APR is based on the interest rate plus financing charges ...
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Sept. 28, 2022

Median Sales Whatcom Cty-August 2022

August Median Sales

Aug. 24, 2022

Median Sales Whatcom County-July 2022

July 2022 Median Sales Whatcom County

Aug. 24, 2022

Average Days on the Market in July 2022

Average days on Market has increased from 2-3 earlier this year to 7 in July 2022

Average Days on Market July 2022

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July 15, 2022

Median Sales Whatcom County-June 2022

June 23, 2022

Median Sales Whatcom County-May 2022

Median sales for May 22 in Whatcom Coutny

May 6, 2022

What the Federal Fund Rate means to You

What the Federal Funds Rate means to You

The federal funds rate, which is set by the central bank, is the interest rate at which banks borrow and lend to one another overnight. Although that’s not the rate that consumers pay, the Fed’s moves still affect the borrowing and saving ...

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April 4, 2022

Meet the new Generation of Home Buyers

What the Statistics Say About Generation Z - The Annie E. Casey Foundation

Many members of Generation Z (Gen Z) are aging into adulthood and deciding whether to rent or buy a home. If you find yourself in this group, it’s important to understand you’re never too young to start thinking about homeownership. The sooner you start planning, the sooner you can move ...

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Posted in Buying, Selling
March 28, 2022

Are you ready to buy?

In this fast paced seller's market, buyers need to be ready with a
preapproval letter in hand. Many sellers won't even consider your
offer if you don't have one.
A mortgage preapproval is a lender's offer to loan you a certain
amount under specific terms. Having ...

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Posted in Buying
March 28, 2022

The Purpose of a Home Inspection

Many buyers choose to purchase a home inspection soon after making an offer on a property to gather more information on the health, safety, and major mechanical conditions of a home they are planning to buy. The primary intent of the home inspection is to help the buyer(s) identify ...

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