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Bowline Realty Joins Real Living Real Estate Brokerage Network

Whatcom and Skagit County, WA-based brokerage to operate as Real Living Bayside Realty

BELLINGHAM, Wash. - (BUSINESS WIRE) - February 05, 2019 - Real Living Real Estate, one of the nation’s leading real estate franchisors and a member of the HSF Affiliates LLC family of real estate brokerage networks, today announced that Bowline Realty, has joined its network operating as Real Living Bayside Realty.

The brokerage, led by local real estate veterans Chris and Mike Farkas, is well positioned for growth in the picturesque Bellingham area. With its network of lifestyle advisors, Real Living is ideally suited for the Bellingham market. The region’s close and convenient access to the mountains, ocean, green spaces, hiking and mountain biking trails is a mecca for outdoor enthusiasts and active retirees alike.

“We’re attracted to Real Living Real Estate because they are such a lifestyle and consumer-centric brand,” said broker/owner Chris Farkas. “We want to be a lifestyle-centric brokerage because that is what our community is all about.”

She added that the technology and systems provided by Real Living will allow them to give an even higher level of support to clients while they encourage new agents to join the firm. “Our ideal agent is high energy, community-focused, collaborative and wants to feel like the company they work for is family,” said Mike Farkas.

“Real Living Bayside Realty celebrates everything that our brand stands for and will serve Bellingham and the surrounding communities well,” said Allan Dalton, chief operating officer of Real Living Real Estate.

Gino Blefari, Chairman of HSF Affiliates, welcomed Bayside Realty to the network. “Chris and Mike are a fantastic fit for the Real Living network and we’re excited to help them grow.”

For more information about Real Living Bayside Realty visit

About Real Living Bayside Realty

Real Living Bayside Realty is a full-service brokerage independently owned and operated by Chris and Mike Farkas. The brokerage is known for its community involvement and its ability to help consumers achieve their long-term real estate goals. The company operates from its headquarters located at 1306 11th St. in Bellingham.

About Real Living Real Estate

Real Living Real Estate is a full-service real estate brokerage franchise company with a comprehensive and integrated suite of resources for franchisees and their sales professionals, as well as for consumers who work with them. Real Living Real Estate earned a record 98% customer satisfaction rating for 2017, according to independent ratings service Quality Service Certification, Inc. (QSC). This is the highest customer satisfaction score ever earned by Real Living, and it places the brokerage network atop the industry for customer satisfaction. Real Living Real Estate is a network brand of HSF Affiliates LLC, owned by HomeServices of America, Inc. Visit

Media Contacts:

Eva Finn

Chris Farkas

SOURCE Real Living Real Estate


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