If you're considering looking for a place to retire in the Pacific Northwest you're not alone.More and more retirees are choosing Northwest Washington and the Bellingham area for their retirement and it's easy to see why. Bellingham Wa continually wins top honors in national publications and Best-Of Lists for quality of life, and outdoor activities.
In 2003 AARP magazine ranked Bellingham as number two in their "15 Best Places to Reinvent Your Life" article.
Bellingham has a world-class hospital and healthcare community with excellent public transportation, senior services and Bellingham also offers a wide range of recreation, shopping, dining, and entertainment venues to choose from.
A Spectacular Region To Explore
The Bellingham area is just 90 miles north of Seattle and even closer to Vancouver and Victoria British Columbia. Both Vancouver and Seattle are popular Cruise ship embarkation ports offering cruises to Alaska through the inside passage as well as cruises to Hawaii and even the Panama canal.
Major cruise lines often offer deep discounts as they come close to sailing in order to fill up their cabins. Savvy travelers that live near these ports of departure and are able to travel on short notice can enjoy tremendous savings over their published fares. Some cruise agents advertise up to 75% savings!
In Washington State the seller pays the real estate agent's commission. As a buyer it costs you nothing to use the services of a professional real estate expert. An agent working for you, doing the legwork, handling the paperwork, helping to find the right home for you.
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