Rod Blankers
Rod Blankers
The Muljat Group North
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Storm damage in Lynden, WA.

Posted on August 31, 2015
A Mighty Oak Falls in Lynden, WA.
One of our beautiful giant Oaks planted in the early 1960s by Jack Jansen on Front St. was toppled by the wind storm on Saturday. The tree was completely uprooted, destroying the sidewalk around it and damaging the tree on the other side of the street. Traffic was blocked while crews removed the damage. Outside of Lynden, roads were blocked due to compromised power lines.

What do I spend my money on to get my house ready to sell?

Posted on August 28, 2015
Top 10 Features in New Homes.
1.  Walk-in closet in Master bedroom
2.  Laundry Room
3.  Low-e windows
4.  Guest room  
5.  Energy-star rated appliances 
6.  9-foot or more ceiling on first floor
7.  Energy-star rated windows
8.  Programmable thermostat
9.  Two-car garage
10.  Granite counter top in kitchen
Things that builders will not likely include this year
1.  Outdoor kitchen
2.  Laminate counter tops
3.  Outdoor fireplace
4.  Sunroom
5.  Whirlpool in Master bedroom
6.  Carpeting on main level
So, in considering what areas to remodel on an older home, take a look at the features that are attracting buyers to new homes and incorporate what you can into your home improvements 
Source: REaltorMag, Monday April 06, 2015.   


Posted on August 25, 2015
The end of the Fair.  Such a melancholy time....Lynden hosts approximately 250,000 visitors each year to our local fair.  Thank you to all the volunteers and staff members that make this such a wonderful community event.

NW Homes up 13.6%

Posted on July 31, 2015
According to the NWMLS, the weather is not the only thing that is hot right now.  In June, there were over 11,000 pending sales in Western Washington.  That is the highest volume since August of 2005.

Rainy Day Tips

Posted on July 24, 2015
 Rain! Rain! Rain!
We have waited so long for rain.    How refreshing!
check for any Drainage issues that might not show up on sunny days.

Open House Feb.8 in Lynden

Posted on February 7, 2014
We are having open houses at 13 of our homes in Lynden.  Come see the rambler, condo, craftsman,  and brand new houses this weekend...

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