March 5, 2020

How to “Do the Math” on a Single Family Rental

I’ve been on my soap box lately, preaching that every man, woman and child should know the basics of rental property math. Why? For a few […]
February 16, 2020

5 Ways to Reduce the Risk of Over-Paying

Buyers tend to have three primary fears when searching for a home: They don’t want to miss anything. They don’t want to over-pay. And they don’t […]
February 7, 2020

The First Step in Helping Our Buyer Clients

At BNP, just over half our business is with buyer clients. About 90% of the time when we’re first contacted by a buyer, they’ve decided to […]
February 3, 2020

Shopping for a Contractor? Remember This Rule.

There’s a joke among Realtors and contractors… though it’s only a “joke” because it’s so true. The premise is this: The Realtor has a client who […]
January 29, 2020

How Much Does Bellingham Real Estate Appreciate?

After the recession of 2008-09, Bellingham real estate prices began to recover as we worked through hundreds of foreclosures, short sales, and bank-owned property sales. Prices […]
January 23, 2020

When and Why Does Real Estate Sell?

Going back to the post I wrote on January 11th, just 12 days ago, there were 102 Active, single family detached home listings in all of […]
January 15, 2020

Brandon’s Landlord Adventures: A Tribute to Marvin, my Handyman Tenant

Investors who are in it for life and who strive to up-size their property holdings over time, ultimately want to get a large enough multi-family property […]
January 11, 2020

Bellingham Real Estate Supply & Demand Report

At Brandon Nelson Partners we track current Active, and current Pending inventory, and we review them at least once a week as a way of staying […]
January 5, 2020

Monthly Savings Realized from the Community Energy Challenge

Be sure to go back and read the first and second posts on my decision to do the Community Energy Challenge (CEC), and how the process […]