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Featured Broker: Holly Tremaine Swanson

Holly has been a highly productive full-time Realtor in Whatcom County for 4+ years, and her roots in Bellingham Washington and Whatcom County run deep…her family has been in Whatcom County since the late 1800’s! She has also personally been involved in 28 Real Estate transactions, meaning she has the experience to help you with your needs. You can find her at

Featured Broker: Annie Dameron Pederson

Annie is a 10+ year veteran Real Estate broker that serves Whatcom, Skagit and the San Juan Islands, including Orcas Island where she grew up. Reach out to Annie at

Featured Bellingham Broker Story: Jessica VanNoy

Jessica VanNoy is a Bellingham full-time Realtor. She specializes in Residential sales in Whatcom County and North Skagit County. She grew up in Whatcom County, so can provide the neighborhood and community expertise to relocating buyers. Jessica offers a great combination of a caring personality that also works hard and negotiates tough in her clients behalf.
Learn more about Jessica at

Oksana Najibi, Bellingham Real Estate Broker

Oksana Najibi is passionate about her career, and that comes through clearly in her profile video. She has an incredibly strong work ethic, she is detail-oriented, and she truly cares about helping her clients achieve her goals. Oksana also speaks fluently in Ukranian and Russian. You can find Oksana at

Robert Sather, Whatcom & Island County Real Estate Specialist

Robert specializes in unique properties throughout Whatcom County and also works all of the islands. He is passionate about Northwest living and it shows in how he lives and serves his clients. You can reach him at

Featured Broker, Irena Lambrou


Our featured broker is Irena Lambrou. Irena joined our firm in August with 4+ years in the business. Irena has her M.A. from WWU, and with a background in teaching, she is also a certified teacher with the Washington State Housing Finance Commission. In her free time, she loves to explore the Northwest on her 2 feet or by 2 wheels with her husband, and her dog Lucy! You can find Irena at


Broker Story, Crissy Impero

Realtor Crissy was born and raised in Whatcom County and offers incredible service to her clients. Crissy can be reached at

Featured Broker Jeff WIllson

Jeff Willson, otherwise known as the ZEN Realtor, truly has a Zen energy to him that is incredible to be around. He is a Real Estate expert, but also someone who will just make you feel comfortable all the way through your home sale. You can find Jeff at

Featured Broker Allison Fisher

Allison is a full-time Real Estate professional…Building relationships and helping clients find homes, along with watching her grandmother have a successful real estate career influenced her to get her real estate license in 2016. Clients meet Allison as strangers, and quickly become friends because Allison puts her heart and soul into each transaction. She is an established high achiever who will guide you through a smooth transaction and can handle any situation with ease & grace. You can reach Allison at


Featured Broker Heather Stevenson

Heather Stevenson is our Excel specialist! You will find it hard to find a more enthusiastic and well organized Realtor to help you with your needs. You can find Heather at

Featured Broker Marsha Brown

Marsha Brown has been in all aspects of the Real Estate business for 40 years. She focuses now on helping retirees downsize in Bellingham and throughout Whatcom County. Find her at

Featured Broker: Joe Wystup

Joe Wystup is not only a great Realtor, but a great guy! He gives his clients 100% and cares deeply about helping them achieve their goals. You can find Joe at

Featured Broker Leslie Saunderson

Leslie is an experienced broker who has incredible attention to detail and focus on transaction excellence. You can reach Leslie at

Featured Broker Richard Crane

Richard Crane joined John L Scott with a degree at WWU and has been a rising star in the business. He is motivated and energetic to help you get from where you are, to where you want to be. You can find Richard at

Featured Brokers: Hannah Cranny

Hannah Cranny, Residential Specialist for John L Scott Bellingham. With a background in education and service, Hannah shows up with an outgoing and friendly personality, ready to help you achieve your goals. She is passionate about helping people realize the potential of their investments considering their long-term return both for oneself and the community. Having built a home and rental herself, she takes pride in helping make dreams a reality. Connect with Hannah at

Featured Broker Julia Menkee

Julia has been a full time broker for over 2 years, and she brings incredible experience buying, selling and investing in both Residential and Commercial Property. You can reach Julia at

Featured Broker: Keith Zackel

Keith is a person who focuses on high ethics and transaction excellence. Keith has over 4 years of tull time experience in Real Estate and cares deeply about his clients and living life as a contribution. You can find Keith at

Featured Brokers The Hoekema Team

A.J. Hoekema and Cherisa Hoekema of John L. Scott Real Estate are veteran brokers that are also military veterans. Here they share their passion for helping active military as well as veterans. The Hoekema’s reside in Lynden WA and can be found at

Featured Broker Peter Roberts

Peter has been a full time Realtor for over 30 years. He lives in the Columbia neighborhood where he is active in neighborhood events and the historic registery. He now also specializes in bank owned properties. You can reach Peter at

Featured Broker Valerie Richardson

Featured Broker Valerie Richardson. Valerie has been a top producer for over 17 years at John L Scott Real Estate. You can find her at

Featured Broker Andrea Campion

Featured broker Andrea Campion talks about her passion for her job and specializing in equestrian property. You can find her at


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