More homes hit the market in January 2018 than had in December 2017, and home values continue to climb thoughout Whatcom County.

January median sales prices and their change over the previous year were as follows:

  • Bellingham: $369,000 (up 7.8%)
  • Sudden Valley: $320,000 (up 46.2%)
  • Ferndale: $417,000 (up 36.2%) 
  • Lynden: $382,000 (up 11.6%)

All areas saw an increase in January over the number of listings that came on the market in December. Bellingham and Ferndale have started seeing the average number of days on market decreasing - homes are starting to sell faster than they were in the previous month.

Contact me if you would like a free valuation of your home or have any real estate questions. You can also get a free online home value report at

Whatcom County Real Estate Market Report