Rod Blankers
Rod Blankers
The Muljat Group North
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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.   

NWWAFAIR

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...
 
 

WHATCOM COUNTY WEEKEND SPORTS SCHEDULE

Posted on January 27, 2012
WHATCOM COUNTY WEEKEND SPORTS SCHEDULE



Friday Jan. 27

High school boys’ basketball

Blaine at Bellingham, 7:30 p.m.
Lynden Christian at Sehome, 7:30 p.m.
Meridian at Burlington-Edison, 7:30 p.m.
Squalicum at Mount Baker, 7:30 p.m.
Sedro-Woolley at Anacortes, 7:30 p.m.
Lummi at Grace Academy, 7:30 p.m.

High school girls’ basketball

Lummi at Grace Academy, 6 p.m.
Ferndale at Mount Vernon, 7:30 p.m.
Anacortes at Lynden, 7:30 p.m.
Nooksack Valley at Sedro-Woolley, 7:30 p.m.
Lynden Christian at Meridian, 7:30 p.m.
Mount Baker at Squalicum, 7:30 p.m.

Saturday Jan. 28

High school boys’ basketball

Nooksack Valley at Mount Vernon, noon
Meridian at Lynden Christian, 7:30 p.m.

High school girls’ basketball

Lynden at Burlington-Edison, 7:30 p.m.
Mount Baker at Sedro-Woolley, 7:30 p.m.

High school wrestling

Girls: Bellingham, Burlington-Edison, Lynden, Mount Baker, Mount Vernon, Sedro-Woolley at Lady Wolfpack Tournament (at Jackson High School), TBD
Friday Harbor vs. Meridian (at Nooksack Valley), TBD
Friday Harbor at Nooksack Valley, 7 p.m.

College basketball

Women: WCC at Seattle, 4 p.m.
Men: WCC at Seattle, 6 p.m.
Women: WWU at Simon Fraser, 7 p.m.
Men: Simon Fraser at WWU, 7 p.m.

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Rent History Helps Credit Score - Posted on January 11, 2012
GET READY FOR 2012! - Posted on January 2, 2012
Porchlight Property Management - Posted on December 15, 2011
Soup Feed 2011 - Posted on December 8, 2011
Soup Kitchen - Posted on December 1, 2011
Toy Drive - Posted on November 21, 2011
When To Buy a Home? - Posted on November 21, 2011
Price Reduced on Lynden Commercial Site - Posted on November 16, 2011
VETERANS DAY - Posted on November 11, 2011
BEAUTIFUL HOME AND SHOP - Posted on November 8, 2011
Holiday Food Drive - Posted on November 4, 2011
PREPARING TO BUY A HOME - Posted on November 2, 2011
Perfect Home for the Holidays! - Posted on October 31, 2011
Welcome to My Blog - Posted on October 26, 2011
 
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