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Mortgage Interest Rates Just Went Up… Should I Wait to Buy?

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Rates have ticked up, what do you do now? We've had historically low rates the last few years but how long will that last? Check out this read and call me if you have questions! Get ready to buy if 2017 is the year you buy your next home!

Mortgage Interest Rates Just Went Up… Should I Wait to Buy? 



Thinking of Selling? Don’t Overlook an Outdated Kitchen, Buyers Won’t

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Thinking of selling your home but your kitchen could use some updating? The money you spend on the remodel could bring you 100 to 150% return. Just don't go too wild with appliances and colors. Check out some more tips in this blog post.
Thinking of Selling? Don’t Overlook an Outdated Kitchen, Buyers Won’t




Winter Is Coming… 5 Reasons to Sell Now!

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Fall is in full swing and soon enough Winter will be here. While most people think the housing market is as cold as some of the winter nights, that's simply not true. With housing inventory at historic lows, check out this blog post on why selling this Winter will benefit you!

Winter Is Coming… 5 Reasons to Sell Now!



A Lack of Listings Remains 'Huge' Challenge in the Market

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The housing market is seeing a shortage of homes that hasn't been this bad in recent memory. Even heading into the holiday season, homes are selling in less than a week. We are seeing multiple offers and full price offers even into November. Check out my latest blog about the lack of inventory here:
"A Lack of Listings Remains 'Huge' Challenge in the Market"
If you have been thinking of selling your home, give me a call! I offer FREE selling guides, staging checklists and price analysis.
Jack.otto@exprealty.com 206-388-6102



Why Waiting Until After the Holidays to Sell Isn’t a Smart Decision

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You've decided to sell your home but don't want to do it over the holidays. That is what most homeowners are thinking this time of year. But why could that hurt you? Take a look at my latest blog post. 

Why Waiting Until After the Holidays to Sell Isn’t a Smart Decision

Bellingham & Whatcom County Housing Market Stats for October 2016

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October has come and gone here in #Bellingham and the housing market is humming right along. Inventory is up slightly from 2.4 months in September to 3 months of inventory in October. Sales are still strong, although tapering off a bit. Where are we headed? 2017 is slated to be equally, if not as good for home sellers. 
Questions about buying or selling a home? Get ready for 2017 now, don't wait until it's too late!
Jack Otto eXp Realty 206-388-6102 #1 Agent in Social Media in WA.  As ranked by Mondinion.com












Happy Friday! Check Out These Great New Listings Around #Bellingham and Whatcom County!

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It may be the second week of November, but the housing market is humming right along. Are you looking for your next home? Check out the great new listings this week! 
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If you have questions, want to get email alerts on the new properties, or have questions about the home buying process, please don't hesitate to call or email me !



Jack Otto Jack.otto@exprealty.com 206-388-6102 #1 REALTOR® in Social Media ranked by Mondinion.com

An absolutely wonderful & unique Bellingham view home in the samish neighborhood!

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An absolutely wonderful & unique view home in the samish neighborhood. This 2300 sf, 4 bed, 2 3/4 bath, well maintained home has the most outrageous setting. The master gardeners delightful yard features year round koi pond with waterfalls, mature perennials, loads of berries, gorgeous and lush tropical plants, gated chicken coop with power, green house, & is contained within a fenced 1/2 acre. There's also a 1400 sf heated shop w multiple air/vacuum stations, cargo bay, sink and 220 power. Wow!

http://jackotto.wa.exprealty.com/property/21-1033451-3400-Taylor-Ave-Bellingham-WA-98229






Waterfront Oasis on Decatur Island!

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Step off your boat and into this immaculate turnkey decatur is. Oasis overlooking reed bay.Very first staircase when leaving the pier. Open concept kitchen/living room opens to large glassed in deck. Views of lopez,center is, olympic mtns,ships in rosario strait. South facing w/skylights provide plenty of natural light/passive heat.Fully fenced w/ fruit trees, glassed in garden. Garage & shed for tools and toys. Community airport,dock,park,over 2k ft of beach. Come home to your island lifestyle!

http://jackotto.wa.exprealty.com/property/21-1018554-291-Reed-Bay-Rd-Anacortes-WA-98221


Amazing Water-view home in Blaine!

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Amazing water view-front single level home. New construction completed in 2016. Panoramic views of drayton harbor, blaine, white rock bc, snowy canadian mountains, semiahmoo and salish sea. High end finishes include quartz counters, stainless appliances, tongue and groove flooring. Great room with views from every angle. Large den/office. Massive water view composite deck for entertaining and viewing eagles and blue herons. Huge 3 car garage. Community offers clubhouse, community pool and golf.


http://jackotto.wa.exprealty.com/property/21-1014629-9126-Mallard-Rd-Blaine-WA-98230

Bellingham Housing Market snapshot for September 2016

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