About Us

The Swanson Group is a team of real estate professionals working together to provide you with unparalleled service when buying or selling your home. The Swanson Group provides real estate services in all of Bellingham and Whatcom County.

Our Mission Statement

We aim to provide a level of service unequaled in our industry while allowing our clients to dictate the pace at which we proceed through the buying or selling process. We promise to be honest & ethical with our clients at all times and use our market knowledge and negotiation skills to represent them well.


Kurt Swanson

Kurt is an experienced real estate professional helping clients both buy and sell homes since 1990. His commitment to service, knowledge of the local market, and excellence in communication give him a competitive edge when selling your home, land, or commercial property. Kurt is a lifetime Bellingham resident, as well as an active advocate for the non-profit Kidstown International which aids kids in orphanages in Nepal, India, and Romania. Kurt was awarded the 2013 Whatcom County Realtor of the Year award by the Whatcom County Association of REALTORS.

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Brad Howell

Before joining The Swanson Group, Brad experienced success both in business and ministry. He has his Master of Divinity from North Park University, and has been a pastor at Hillcrest Chapel in Fairhaven.  Brad also has been an entrepreneur involved in a number of growing businesses and has served on the boards of several community non-profits.  Brad’s clients and friends will tell you that you can trust Brad to get results and you can always depend on him to treat your real estate goals as his own.

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