September 4, 2022

Homelessness is very present in Bellingham, WA

You don’t need to travel far within the city limits of Bellingham to encounter people living on the streets. If you recall from my State of […]
August 30, 2022

Re-Renting Two Bellingham Vacant Apartments

If you add them all up, the team members at BNP Realtors collectively own and operate 31 rental units. In my own slice of that pie, […]
August 28, 2022

Philosophically speaking…

I acknowledge that some readers will have the belief that residential rents should not be maximized, even during a tenant turn-over. Perhaps rents should be kept […]
August 26, 2022

Rent vs. Own – How do they differ financially in Bellingham, WA?

There are multiple metrics to understand and remember about owning versus renting, but this one is a biggie: When you rent, the amount you pay can […]
August 24, 2022

Bellingham, WA Rents Are Up, Up, UP!

Do a quick Google search of national rental data and you’ll immediately see some downright shocking numbers. In this article on Rent.com you’ll read that average […]
August 22, 2022

Progress Report: The New BNP Realtors Headquarters Remodel

Things are COOKING at BNP’s new office building, located at 1100 Lakeway Drive. As of today, the new flooring is installed, new trim and doors have […]
July 22, 2022

I just attended Bellingham’s “State of the City” event to hear Seth Fleetwood, Rebecca Mertzig, and Blake Lyon

RecentlyI received an email about a local lunch event featuring three guest speakers, followed by a Q&A session. It was being organized by the Bellingham Chamber […]
July 20, 2022

Brandon Nelson’s Chainsaw Carving Habit

In my free time, I’ve been grooving out on my life-long love of wood and carpentry. My (relatively new) passion for chainsaw carving has gotten plenty […]
July 18, 2022

I Took the Clifton Strengths Test and learned THIS about myself

I go through pretty consistent cycles of behavior and workplace antics that inspire me to ask, “Why do I constantly fiddle with BNP when the team […]