Birch Bay Village- A saltwaterfront community in Whatcom County

This quaint gated community is hugs its namesake’s coastline and looks out to the Straight of Georgia. In this fantastic community truly offers something for everyone and has an array of options for all home buyers. Real estate in Birch Bay Village ranges from high bank waterfront homes, lake homes, beachfront homes, executive style houses, golf course home and even small beach cottages and retreats.

Birch Bay Village not only offers incredible bay views to the west, but also stunning Mt. Baker views to the east. The village also offers a variety of amenities for area residents, including a club house for your large family gatherings and events. If sports are more your thing, then you will be delighted with the swimming pool, year round tennis court and 9 hole (par 30) golf course and pro shop. Boating enthusiasts will relish the private marina and boat moorage as well as two man made lakes, Kwan Lake and Thunderbird Lake.

The community of Birch Bay Village has a manned security gate and patrols, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and is less than a thirty minute commute to Bellingham and an hour to downtown Vancouver.

If you are searching for a home lovely saltwaterfront home, a saltwater view home or simply a great property in a wonderful community check out our Birch Bay Village Real Estate Search to brown homes currently listed for sale in Birch Bay Village. If you would like a tour of the village and homes in the area feel free to give us a call at 1-888-713-3058 or email us at Info@JohnsonTeamRealEstate.com

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Your Monday Whatcom County Real Estate Update!

Happy Monday! This morning seemed to come a bit earlier with daylight savings time happening over the weekend, but that’s not slowing us down with our weekly real estate state update for you. Every week we keep track of how many homes are for sale around Bellingham and Whatcom County and how man of those homes have pending offers on them. Pending is the time frame between when an offer has been mutual accepted between the buyer’s and the seller’s of the home and when the title actually transfers hands. This give the buyer’s time to get the financing, do inspection, review the title reports and more.

As Saturday, March 9th the pending ratio in Bellingham was 36% . Click the links to view a report of how many homes are for sale in each area and price range and how many of them are pending showing just how active certain sectors of the market are.

Birch Bay had a pending ratio of 22%

The Lynden area in East Whatcom County has a pending ratio of 29%

The Ferndale pending ratio was 25%

The Sudden Valley pending ratio was 41%

If you would like to search for Real Estate in Bellingham and Whatcom County that is currently for sale visit

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Bellingham Real Estate Update

Every week we keep track of how many homes are for sale around Bellingham and Whatcom County and how man of those homes have pending offers on them. Pending is the time frame between when an offer has been mutual accepted between the buyer’s and the seller’s of the home and when the title actually transfers hands. This give the buyer’s time to get the financing, do inspection, review the title reports and more.

As Saturday, February 23rd the pending ratio in Bellingham was 33% . Click the links to view a report of how many homes are for sale in each area and price range and how many of them are pending showing just how active certain sectors of the market are.

Birch Bay had a pending ratio of 20%

The Lynden area in East Whatcom County has a pending ratio of 30%

The Ferndale pending ratio was 24%

The Sudden Valley pending ratio was 42%

If you would like to search for Real Estate in Bellingham and Whatcom County that is currently for sale visit

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Do you know what a pending ratio is? Learn the pending ratio for Bellingham and beyond!

Every week we keep track of how many homes are for sale around Bellingham and Whatcom County and how man of those homes have pending offers on them. Pending is the time frame between when an offer has been mutual accepted between the buyer’s and the seller’s of the home and when the title actually transfers hands. This give the buyer’s time to get the financing, do inspection, review the title reports and more.

As Saturday, February 9th the pending ratio in Bellingham was 30% . Click the links to view a report of how many homes are for sale in each area and price range and how many of them are pending showing just how active certain sectors of the market are.

Birch Bay had a pending ratio of 16%

The Lynden area in East Whatcom County has a pending ratio of 33%

The Ferndale pending ratio was 22%

The Sudden Valley pending ratio was 35%

If you would like to search for Real Estate in Bellingham and Whatcom County that is currently for sale visit

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What's Your Bellingham Home Worth? We can help give you an answer!

Have you been seeing homes sell in your neighborhood? Are you curious what your home’s value might be?  Inventory is low and homes are selling. If you have been thinking about putting your home on the market this might be the perfect time. The Johnson Team Real Estate can help you learn your home’s worth with our no pressure free home value report.  Just complete our online home information form to help us learn more about your home and we will provide you will a home value report emailed directly to your inbox, free of charge. Click here to complete the form and learn more about your home’s market value.

If you are thinking you might want to start looking for another home or piece of property in Bellingham or the surrounding communities of Whatcom County be sure and take a look at our real estate search page featuring a map search, address search, MLS number search, text criteria search and more! You can even search for properties by days on the market or waterfront. Whatever your real estate need might be the Johnson Team Real Estate is here to help!

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Education and School Information for Bellingham & Whatcom County

Bellingham Technical College

Bellingham Technical College

Bellingham and Whatcom County are lucky to provide residents with many educational opportunities. Whether you are looking for a private school for a child in the family, a University for a higher education or a technical college to obtain some voacational training, it’s all available. Pick one of the educational categories below to learn more about school in Bellingham and the surrounding communities.

Public Schools
The Bellingham and Whatcom County School Districts are nationally recognized for their high academic achievements. There area a total of seven public school districts in Whatcom County. Check out the public schools page to learn more about the school districts and the opportunities they offer students.

Birchwood Elementary School

Birchwood Elementary School

Private Schools
Whatcom County has a wonderful choice of private schools to offer it’s residents. Check out the private schools link above to obtain a list of private schools in the area.

Higher Education
Bellingham is consistently recognized as one of the top college towns in the nation. Home to Western Washington University, Whatcom Community College and Bellingham Technical School you are sure to find all the programs you will need to complete your degree.

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How Active are the Bellingham and Whatcom County Real Estate Markets? We Have The Answers!

Every week we keep track of how many homes are for sale around Bellingham and Whatcom County and how man of those homes have pending offers on them. Pending is the time frame between when an offer has been mutual accepted between the buyer’s and the seller’s of the home and when the title actually transfers hands. This give the buyer’s time to get the financing, do inspection, review the title reports and more.

As Saturday, February 2nd the pending ratio in Bellingham was 30% . Click the links to view a report of how many homes are for sale in each area and price range and how many of them are pending showing just how active certain sectors of the market are.

Birch Bay had a pending ratio of 16%

The Lynden area in East Whatcom County has a pending ratio of 33%

The Ferndale pending ratio was 22%

The Sudden Valley pending ratio was 35%

If you would like to search for Real Estate in Bellingham and Whatcom County that is currently for sale visit

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Search for New Listings in Bellingham and Whatcom County!

Are you tired of searching through all the home and property listings to try and find the newest ones on the market? The Johnson Team can help with our “new listing” real estate searches.

New Bellingham Real Estate Listings

Bellingham Real Estate ListingsBellingham has a small town feel with big town amenities. Located along Bellingham Bay and nestled in the shadow of Mt. Baker, it is easy to enjoy all that the outdoors have to offer here. The city is home to 23 very unique neighborhoods, all of which have their own amenities to offer their residents.

New Ferndale Real Estate Listings

Ferndale Real Estate ListingsFerndale is a thriving community surrounded by fertile farmland and famous for its “Baker to Bay” views. Ferndale real estate varies from great little craftman style homes in the heart of town, to farms and new developements.

New Lynden Real Estate Listings

Lynden Real Estate ListingsA charming Dutch heritage town that celebrates it’s history and takes pride in ownership. Enjoy lush manicured lawns and tidy homes. A great aray of housing types are offered in this area.

New Blaine & Birch Bay Real Estate Listings

Blaine & Birch Bay Real Estate ListingsNestled along the beaches of Birch Bay and the waters of the Puget Sound you will find Blaine and Birch Bay. It is one of the fastest growing areas in Whatcom County and has much to offer its residents from sandy beaches to gated communities – come see for yourself!

New East Whatcom County Real Estate Listings

Whatcom County Real Estate Listings The Eastern portion of Whatcom County is dotted with small towns along the westerly edge of the foothills. These towns include, Everson, Nooksack, Sumas, Deming and Maple Falls. The homes here tend to be on more acreage and some are more private than other parts of the county.

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Bellingham Arts and Entertainment

Just when you thought that Whatcom County couldn’t get any better, you learned of all the art and entertainment offered in the area. Check out the links below to learn more about what Whatcom County has to offer…

Mount Baker Theatre
Since 1927, the Mount Baker Theatre as served Whatcom County bringing in broadway shows and performers from around the world

Whatcom Country Museum of History and Art
Located in downtown Bellingham in the former City Hall building you will find a lovely museum featuring Whatcom County artifacts and history.

Lynden Pioneer Museum
Learn about the rich history of Lynden and its agricultural and Dutch roots

Bellingham Theatre Guild
Come check out the Bellingham Theatre Guild for a wonderful atmosphere and great performances

WWU Performing Arts Series
You can always count on WWU for exceptional shows and schedules

Whatcom Symphony Orchestra
The Whatcom Symphony Orchestra is dedicated to enhancing the cultural and artistic life of our community, and offers people of all ages and backgrounds the opportunity to experience live symphonic music.

Bellingham Festival of Music
The Festival has been dubbed by Arts & Entertainment Television as the “Premier Northwest Summer Music Festival,” and R. M. Campbell of the Seattle Post-Intelligencer wrote in August 2002 –

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Bellingham Open House Sunday, January 27th from 1:00 to 3:00pm

Whether you are downsizing, buying your 1st home or looking for an investment this totally remodeled home fits all of the above. 3019 Meridian St is located in Bellingham and was recently remodeled to include a new roof, furnace, baths, kitchen & windows makes this home trouble free for years to come. The 2 bedroom, 1.5 bath home is sure to meet your needs. The location puts you in the middle of everything Bellingham has to offer within minutes – shopping, library, downtown, it’s all at your front door. The yard is beautifully landscaped and easy to maintain. A basement for extra living space, shop space- you decide.

3019 Meridian St will be open this Sunday  from 1:00pm to 3:00pm Rich would love to see you there! If you want to check out a virtual tour of the home before coming out you can view one here.

If you have questions or would like to set up a personal showing of either home feel free to call (360) 303-2734 and we will set it up!

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