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Buyer’s market continues in Whatcom County

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Buyer’s market continues in Whatcom County

KGMI News Reporting
By Karen Taylor

BELLINGHAM, Wash. – It’s still a buyer’s market in Whatcom County despite rising mortgage rates.

The average morgage rate is 4.5 percent, which is low for a 30 year loan.

Windermere realtor Mike Kent says Whatcom County is seeing more out-of-state buyers.

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He says it’s also the first time in five years that more buyers are looking to upgrade to bigger, better homes.