Whether you're buying or selling, Whatcom County's top real estate agents are here to help.

BELLINGHAM, WA, APRIL 29, 2021 - RE/MAX Whatcom County is pleased to welcome Karl Hadland to the Lakeway office in Bellingham. He will focus on residential real estate.

Born and raised right here in the Pacific Northwest, Karl uses his outgoing personality, extensive real estate skills, and marketing background to help people buy and sell homes. Karl started an online advertising company in 1997 at the age of 15. In the olden days of the internet, advertising was built around "banner ads." In only a year, Karl built a successful advertising company with over 30,000 partner websites. At the age of 17, Karl sold his first successful advertising business to a company in California. That same company was eventually bought out by Microsoft's "Link…

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BELLINGHAM, WA, APRIL 22, 2021 - RE/MAX Whatcom County is pleased to welcome Sydney Weitzel to the Sudden Valley office. She will be joining the Weitzel Home Team and will focus on residential, investment, first-time home buyers, and new construction.

As a second-generation realtor and Sudden Valley Native, Sydney loves everything that the PNW has to offer. Prior to joining RE/MAX Whatcom County, she spent 4 years working at Zillow, where she acquired a dynamic perspective on the real estate market and a finance-oriented background to deliver quality results. Sydney is proud to help clients unlock the next chapter of their lives and draws on her experience in residential and investment home buying, remodeling, and renovations.

In her free time,…

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In a sellers' market, some homeowners might be tempted to try to sell their house on their own (known as For Sale by Owner, or FSBO) instead of working with a trusted real estate professional. When the inventory of homes for sale is as low as it is today, buyers are eager to snatch up virtually any house that comes to market. This makes it even more tempting to FSBO. Let's unpack why that's a big mistake and may actually cost you more in the long run. 

According to the Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers published by the National Association of Realtors (NAR), 41% of homeowners who tried to sell their house as FSBO did so to avoid paying a commission or fee. In reality, even in a sellers' market, selling on your own likely means you'll net a lower…

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BELLINGHAM, WA, MARCH 23, 2021 - RE/MAX Whatcom County is pleased to welcome Christine Rasmussen to the Whatcom County office. She will be joining the Weitzel & Associates team and will focus on Residential real estate. 

Originally form Canada, Christine has resided on and off in Whatcom County since 1997 and spent over 10 years as a business owner in the predominantly male industry of residential and commercial septic installations. She is looking forward to stepping into another company whose cultural focus of serving the community aligns with the very principals that made her own company successful through the challenges of the 2008 recession.

Prior to owning her own business, Christine primarily worked in management positions and technical…

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Bellingham, WA, March 22, 2021 - RE/MAX Whatcom County is pleased to welcome Jodie Mathis to the Lakeway Office. She will be focusing on Residential and Luxury Homes.

Jodie has resided in Whatcom County for the past 42 years and is originally from Skagit County.

With over 30 years of owning a construction company, wallpapering, and painting homes, Jodie is familiar with preparing and selling real estate. She has experience staging homes, has her finger on the pulse of the latest design trends, and knows what draws the prospective buyer's eye. Jodie goes above and beyond to deliver results to buyers and sellers. She is proud to approach each client's home with care as if it were her own. 

Jodie spends her spare time with her two kids and dog.…

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BELLINGHAM, WA, March 15, 2021 - RE/MAX Whatcom County is pleased to welcome Donavan Welchert to the Lakeway Office located at 913 Lakeway Drive in Bellingham. He will be joining the Flannery Group and will focus on Residential, Commercial, and New Construction.

Donavan has resided in Whatcom County for 15 years and spent 13 years in management at Intalco. 

Working with both Buyers and Sellers, Donavan is confident that the right property is out there for his customers. He is committed to working as long as it takes to make sure that expectations are met, if not exceeded. Seizing every opportunity to connect a buyer with the right home, his ultimate goal is 100% satisfaction with the buying and selling experience. 

Donavan is passionate about…

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BELLINGHAM, WA, March 15, 2021 - RE/MAX Whatcom County is pleased to welcome Allison Flores to the Bellingham office. She will mainly focus on the residential market. 

Allison got her start in the real estate industry shortly after graduating from Northern Arizona University with the Bachelor's in Advertising and Psychology. She started as a loan processor right after college. She received her license in 2004 at the start of the market boom and partnered with her mom as a buyer's agent, transaction coordinator, and assisted with marketing in the Phoenix, AZ market. As the market fell, she took on a "make it work" mindset and strategically kept her business afloat. 

After several long vacations in the area, Allison and her husband, Byron, made…

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