March 2012

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Relax in your own backyard oasis-this remodeled home sits on a large private lot on quiet cul de sac. Spectacular use of space to provide open concept living w/ an abundance of light and windows. Kitchen features SS appliances, large island, antique stained hardwoods and plenty of space to entertain w/ spacious inviting deck off kitchen. Newer 35 year comp roof, fresh paint, and large lot makes this a wonderful place to call home. Located near shopping and Mead elementary! Free Home Warranty

Call Leanna Young or visit Http://leannayoung.com for more information.

 

 

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Priced at $157,950

Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 2.5
Home Size: 1,145 sq.ft. Garage: 1
County: Snohomish Property Type: Condo, Townhome

Year Built: 1995 MLS Number: 337293 Property Description You will fall in love with this recently upgraded townhome. This home greets you with hardwoods on the main floor, open concept design to the kitchen and living room with a cozy fireplace and views to the nice patio. Your newly remodeled kitchen has high grade granite counters with stainless appliances and new light fixtures. Your master suite has new paint and nice master bath and walk-in closet. 2 more good-sized bedrooms upstairs plus full bath. Attached garage and only 11 units in the complex. Close to freeways and retail.

 

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Daily Real Estate News |      Friday, March 30, 2012  

Mortgage rates were down across the board this week compared to last week, according to Freddie Mac’s weekly mortgage market survey.

After posting a big jump last week, 30-year mortgage rates were back below the 4 percent mark this week, offering another boost in home affordability for buyers.

Here’s a closer look at rates for the week ending March 29.

  • 30-year fixed-rate mortgages: averaged 3.99 percent, with an average 0.7 point, falling back from last week’s 4.08 percent average. A year ago at this time, 30-year rates averaged 4.86 percent.
  • 15-year fixed-rate mortgages: averaged 3.23 percent, with an average 0.8 point, also slipping from last week’s 3.30 percent average. Last
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Daily Real Estate News | Thursday, March 29, 2012  

According to a new study, people say they are more likely to reach out to their friends and family via text messages or e-mail than a voice phone call from a mobile or landline phone, according to the study conducted in March by Nokia.

Twenty-one percent of survey respondents said they preferred to send an SMS text message to contact someone; e-mail was the second preference, at about 18 percent. Meanwhile, 17 percent of respondents said they prefer a voice call from their mobile phone.

Messaging services like WhatsApp, Skype, Twitter, and instant messengers were all found

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Daily Real Estate News | Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Scammers are increasingly taking actual online listing ads of homes for sale from real estate agents’ sites and reposting them on sites such as CraigsList as rentals, duping a growing number of renters.

Tug Pierson, a RE/MAX real estate professional in Indiana, says he learned of one of his for-sale listings being used in a rental scam, reposted online several times throughout the Internet.

Another real estate agent, whose listing was also reposted as a rental, says he learned of it when an unsuspecting renter contacted him to say he was at the house with a truck of furniture ready to

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Daily Real Estate News | Monday, March 26, 2012

Facebook stock shares have been getting plenty of buzz by investors who want to cash in, and already in anticipation, Facebook investors have been bidding up home prices in Silicon Valley. One man is so confident about the Facebook IPO that he’s willing to give up his home to get a piece of the shares.

Reporter Jane Wells from CNBC recently reported about an entrepreneur in Los Gatos, Calif. — an area in Silicon Valley— who is making the unusual offer to trade his $29 million home for $29 million in pre-IPO Facebook stock.

Entrepreneur Ken Raasch says, “I feel like Facebook has a great model, and I’d like to

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The Cascade Team Real Estate is proud to be a part of the American recovery. 

Good jobs enable people to achieve the American dream of home ownership. And every time a house is built, bought, or sold, jobs are created—lots of them—right here at home.

  • Home sales in this country generate more than 2.5 million private-sector jobs in an average year. For every two homes sold, a job is created.
  • Each home sale touches dozens of different professions.
  • Every home purchased pumps up to $60,000 into the economy over time for furniture, home improvements, and related items.
  • Housing accounts for more than 15% of the Gross Domestic Product, making it a key driver in our national economy.
  • Housing has led this country out of six of the last eight
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Angela Pratt comes to The Cascade Team with close to 10 years of industry experience.  Angela will join Erik Mehr & Emily Musselwhite at Lake Boren Townhomes and will also assist part time at Escala in Seattle.  In addition to her resale experience, Angela most recently contributed to the success of Enso in the S. Lake Union neighborhood of Seattle.  We are thankful to have another talented individual added to our Seattle team.  Welcome, Angela!

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Pets are part of the family. They enrich our lives, make us smile, and comfort us when were down.  Leaving a pet alone at home however, can sometimes test the loving bond between pet owner and pet. Today, we celebrate those times…. Enjoy!!!

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If you have any funny pet photos that you would like to share please feel free to send them to info@thecascadeteam.com and put the subject "Funny Pets" on the subject line.

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How could you ever be mad at that face???

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Much More Than A 1% Listing Brokerage

It will save you thousands, but many times when homesellers hear that we offer a 1% MLS Listing Commission, they might think they are sacrificing service for a reduced listing commission. When homesellers talk to

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