BELLINGHAM - Cobalt Mortgage recently opened a local branch and is already making plans for a second office.
The first office is in the Barkley Village area at 2915 Newmarket St., near Starbucks. It is the 19th office in Washington for the Kirkland-based company.
Scott Ask is the Bellingham branch manager; that office has seven loan officers. Ask has more than 10 years of mortgage industry experience.
The company is planning to open a second office on Tuesday, Oct. 15. It'll be in the former Stewart Title space in the Barkley area, on Rimland Drive.