Market Report: Real estate sales solid in Whatcom County during September

While the real estate sales numbers from the Northwest Multiple Listing Service indicate a solid September, other indicators point toward a slowdown in the coming months, following a national trend.

The other indicators include a sluggish month in sales in the larger communities (Bellingham, Ferndale and Lynden) as well as a significant drop in the median price. Foreclosure numbers remain low, with the bump in July looking like a one-month aberration.

Here are the trends: