Bellingham has a wide variety of complexes spread throughout the town. There are small downtown units and units near Western Washington University where residents are within easy walking distance to all downtown amenities, some of these with outstanding bay views. There are large luxury units with bay, island and sunset views, as well as those on Lake Whatcom with their own beach access.
New developments are popping all around town. More and more WWU for students are now able to make home ownership a reality. Fairhaven has seen a recent condo boom, many of these are new luxury bay view units, like the new Waldron.,
Bellingham has a wide array of condos from inexpensive alternatives to apartment living to the most modern luxury units.
Condominium owners enjoy the benefits of home ownership along with the convenience of low maintenance lifestyle. Condo complexes charge monthly ownership dues that go towards the maintenance of the buildings common area such as the exterior, and interior hallways, landscaping, and building insurance. Taxes are usually less expensive for condo owners since they are divided amongst all the owners. A homeowners association made up of the homeowners, get together at regular intervals to decide how the complex will be run, schedule maintenance, and overall manage the complex.