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Caliber Homes Loans, Inc., is now on site at The Muljat Group North Real Estate office, in downtown, Lynden.
Caliber Home Loans, Inc. is a full-service national mortgage lender and agency direct seller/servicer. Caliber originates loans through various channels and transaction types, including a network of retail branches, wholesale and correspondent lending, and a consumer-direct centralized operation specializing in a variety of loan programs for purchase and refinance such as conforming, jumbo, and government products. Caliber also offers innovative servicing solutions for both conforming and non-conforming loans. Caliber is led by a veteran senior management team that consists of mortgage banking professionals with a history of building successful national mortgage operations.

John Larabell will be on site & available to work with you on your home financing:

John Larabell, Mortgage Loan Originator
248-982-3598 or 360-398-5846
Caliber Home Loans / John Larabell

Jessica Bouwman, Realtor®

I am pleased to welcome, Jessica Bouwman, to The Muljat Group North! Jessica, has teamed up with her father, Fred K. Polinder III and without a doubt they will be a successful team selling real estate. Jessica and her husband, Kris, have 4 children and live in Lynden. Jessica has strong ties to Whatcom County as she grew up in Lynden. Welcome Jessica!

Contact Jessica on her cell (360) 927-2511 or send her a welcome email:

Tips on House Flipping

According to Diana Olick from, today’s competitive
market can be intimidating for people looking to flip their homes. With the
prices of homes rising and the listings remaining low, investors may reconsider
entering the market; however, with the knowledge and hard work, flippers can
reap the returns they desire.

Olick offers five tips to put you in the best position to
profit from flipping your house.

Tip 1: Create yourself a financial plan with the risk you
are willing to take.

Tip 2: Become familiar with the current market trends
occurring in your neighborhood.

Tip 3: Know who your buyer is and make renovations based on
their necessities and interests.

Tip 4: Ensure that your buyer is educated on every detail
about your home from security instructions to a visual of your new roof.

Tip 5: Come up with a price for your home keeping your buyer
and comparable listings in mind.

Click on the link for the entire article by Diana Olick


200 Liberty St, Lynden WA | MLS 766965 | $319,000
Come see this turn of the century home with 6 bedrooms!! This home has old charm with updates throughout. There is plenty of storage and loads of potential in the unfinished basement. Includes a detached double garage/shop and an out door sports court. This is truly a one of a kind home! Call or text me for more information or to schedule a viewing. (360) 410-1297


891 W. Park St. Lynden, WA|MLS 760764| $409,000
Beautifully designed home on extra large lot. This single story home features hardwood floors, bonus room, rock-faced gas fire place and nice sized kitchen. Very private back yard with pond views. Full size deck perfect for entertaining! A must see home! Call or text for more information or to set up a viewing (360) 410-1297