Cobalt Mortgage recently opened a branch in Bellingham 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 company, which is based in Kirkland.
Scott Ask is the Bellingham branch manager, which currently has seven loan officers. He 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.