Monthly Archives: August 2011

Mortgage Rates Fall To Lowest On Record

WASHINGTON (AP) – The average rate on a 30-year fixed mortgage has fallen to its lowest level on records dating to 1971. The rate on the most popular  mortgage dipped to 4.15 percent from 4.32 percent a week ago, Freddie … Continue reading

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Mortgage Rates Plunge

As Congress and President Obama hammered out a debt deal over the past week, mortgage rates plunged — hitting new lows in some instances. The 30-year fixed rate, usually the most popular choice for homebuyers, fell to 4.45% from 4.57% … Continue reading

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Challenges to Whatcom County’s Rural Zoning

New parties have launched challenges to rural zoning and policy changes  approved by the County Council in May. The city of Bellingham is one of the  challengers. The council on May 10 approved a major update to rural zoning and … Continue reading

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