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Every seller wants to sell their home quickly and for top dollar. With some careful planning and preparation, you can have buyers scurrying for their checkbook. Here is how to prep your home to sell:

1. Disassociate Yourself With The Home:

- Say to yourself "This is not my home, it is a house" - a product to be sold like a box of cereal on the grocery store shelf.

 - Make the mental decision to "let go" of your emotions and focus on the fact that soon this house will no longer be yours.

- Picture yourself handing over the keys and the necessary paperwork to the new buyers!

- Say goodbye to every room.

- Don't look backwards -- look toward the future.

2. De-personalize: Pack up those personal photographs and family heirlooms. Buyers

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A topic that I like to revisit every few years is how ownership should be taken when one buys real estate. If you are in the market to purchase a home, a question that you should ask yourself is how you want to take title. When you go under contract on a property, your title and escrow company will ask you this question.

To help you prepare for the answer, here are the most common ways that parties take title in Arizona. There are other methods in our state that are designed for, trusts, corporations, and partnerships; however, in the interest of simplicity, they are not included here.

Community Property: Arizona is a community property state. There is a statutory presumption that all property acquired by a married couple is community

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How To Sell Your House Within 60 Days!

Is it possible to sell your home within 60 days WITHOUT giving it away? The simplest answer is yes you can. In order to sell your home quickly you will need to assistance from a real estate professional. He or she will be able to provide you with current market trends, and custom value analysis of your home.  They can help prep you in getting your home on the market.


The real estate market is always fluctuating, both up and down. While the market is currently holding steady it can go up, or down again. The current market and demand for homes in your neighborhood will determine how quickly your home can sell.

Step 1: Picking the RIGHT agent for YOU

Many people

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OPEN House Sunday December 14th 12-4 P.M.

18144 W Desert Blossom Dr Goodyear Az 85395


I am holding a great open house this weekend at 18144 W Desert Blossom Goodyear AZ 85338 . This is a great home located in the community of  Estrella Mountain Ranch in Goodyear AZ 85338 with The Award Winning Starpointe Residents Club.  There are lots of nice features in this home. I am looking forward to spending time showing you this great house, and answering your questions. The open house is between 12 and 4 PM. You don't want to miss out on this offering. 

 You can see the full listing at the link below:

Listing 18144 W Desert Blossom Dr Goodyear

Are you looking to sell your home? I have created a FREE Home Value Report tool for you to

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Come join The Cascade Team & The Gilman Village Merchants for Santa's Workshop this Saturday in Issaquah taking place in Gilman Village. Over 30  local vendors are participating and 15,000 mailers have gone out. We are expecting 8 - 10,000 people to come through. Kids young and old can enjoy free horse drawn carriage rides along with free Santa photos by renowned local photographer Janet Griswold, and indulge in free Holiday sprinkled donut holes from Krispy Kreme all provided by The Cascade Team Real Estate!

Gilman Village Holidays!

Join The Cascade Team & The Gilman Village Merchants for Santa's Workshop!

When:  Saturday, December 13th from 11am to 3pm

Where:  Located at Gilman Village in Downtown Issaquah ~ 317 NW Gilman Blvd, Issaquah

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The Cascade Team SOS Agent Designation

The S.O.S. designation is the highest honor a member of The Cascade Team Real Estate can earn. S.O.S. encompasses not only the strive and achievement of being among the top producing agents in sales, but also the commitment to the communities we serve and work in.

The S.O.S. designation is awarded to agents and brokers who ranked in the top 10% for sales company wide, “And” who also demonstrated exceptional commitment to community. Holders of the S.O.S. designation are the cornerstone of The Cascade Team Real Estate. They continually give back through community programs like Project Crayon Drive to benefit Children’s Hospital, during the free holiday carriage ride events, and within their local

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Monique Rich

We are happy to welcome Monique Rich to The Cascade Team! Monique has been licensed since 1999 and has transferred to us from John L Scott. She will be joining our Bellevue Office with Stan Chang.

We are very excited to have Monique on and look forward to seeing her success!

Our Local Real Estate Team

Cascade Team Real Estate agents are proactive in serving their customers, studying the market and touring homes, so they can provide the most accurate housing market data for their you their client. This helps you better understand the competitive environment, pricing strategies and provides an edge in the negotiation

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Free Pictures with Santa are now Available!

Please take a look through all of these great Santa photos!  Just click on the Get Yours button below to go to Photo Bucket where you can download your child's photo.  There are some great ones this year!  Can't help but smile at the kids who are completely terrified of Santa!

Snoqualmie Tree Lighting Photos


Thanks to everyone that came out to the event on Saturday!

Local Community Events

At The Cascade Team Real Estate events like this are a part of who we are. We want to be more than just your local real estate agent, we are part of your community. Agents and Broker who participate in great community service events like this one and the many others we support throughout our communities are

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