Market Report: Stable year for Whatcom County real estate

Through the first half of 2014, the real estate market has been relatively stable in Whatcom County real estate, with home sales and listings tracking close to last year.

The median home price has steadily risen in 2014, but is still well below the real estate bubble years of 2006 and 2007, when the median price was in the $290,000 range.

Despite a bump in July, foreclosures are well below the months following the real estate bubble burst. Foreclosures are not quite back at the level of the pre-bubble days, however.

Here are the trends: