First-quarter home sales show mixed prices

WHATCOM — The median price of first-quarter home sales in the county rose 1.6 percent to $249,000, according to real-estate agent Lylene Johnson of The Muljat Group. However, that increase was due primarily to a sharp increase of 18.2 percent in the median sales price for Birch Bay/Blaine area homes. The median sales price dropped…

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