In the past 6 years, more than 5 million Americans have filed for bankruptcy. And while many people believe that filing for bankruptcy causes long-term financial ruin—and will keep them from ever
End In Sight For Historic Housing Shortage
One of the biggest challenges facing buyers in the Whatcom and Skagit County markets right now is actually finding a home. According to Realtor.com's recent Housing Shortage Report, the US is experiencing its most severe, worst inventory shortage in twenty years, and we're certainly feeling it here in Bellingham. That lack of inventory is driving up prices, making it an ideal market for sellers. In Whatcom and Skagit Counties this past year, we witnessed many homes going for well above asking price because there simply isn't enough supply to meet the demand.
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If you're thinking about selling, now is the time to make a move. When the market cools down and there are more homes available, buyers are going to have more options—and the price you could get for your home in fall 2018 may be significantly lower than what it would fetch today.
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