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Whatcom real estate on the mend

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Whatcom real estate on the mend

KGMI News Reporting
By Tray Ellis

BELLINGHAM, Wash. – Whatcom County is not to pre-recession numbers yet, but it’s real estate market continues to recover.

The Muljat Group’s Lylene Johnson says there was a 14 percent increase in home sales in 2013 compared to the previous year.

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Johnson says the median sales price was up 4 percent to nearly S260,000 dollars.

That’s a far cry from 2007 when the median price was about $280,000 dollars and more houses were sold.