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Following the recent recession, interest in large and expensive homes dropped dramatically as home buyers showed preferences for smaller, more affordable homes. But house hunters are being attracted to luxury home features once again, as the affluent buyer steps back into the market. In July 2013, sales of homes costing more than $1 million rose 46.6 percent from the previous July.

“The housing market is being driven by the move-up buyer, the luxury buyer,” Brad Hunter, chief economist and director of consulting at Metro-study, told The New York Times. “And those who have strong incomes, secure jobs, their stock portfolio is doing well — they are able to buy whatever they want. And what they are buying is larger houses.”

In 2007, the median size

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$575,000 - 18339 NE 153rd Street, Woodinville

   Bedrooms: 4
   Bathrooms: 2.75
   Sq. Footage: 2,413
   Year Built: 1980
   Garage Spaces: 2
   Type: Residential
   MLS® Number: 586326
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  Shannon Woodcock
Real Estate Broker
206.484.5330
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For a showing contact Shannon Woodcock 206-484-5330. Immaculate and Private Brook Trails Estates Gem! Enjoy one of Woodinville's favorite neighborhoods close to everything and graced with miles of trails (groomed, private association trails & 1 blk to Tolt
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So you are entering the real estate world? Whether you are trying to buy or sell a home (or do both!), you need to familiarize yourself with the lingo. You don’t want industry jargon to confuse you and keep you from missing something crucial. Here are 15 real estate buzzwords to keep you in the know.

Adjustable Rate Mortgage (ARM)

When applying for a home loan, you can get an adjustable-rate mortgage (ARM) or a fixed-rate mortgage. An ARM usually has a specific interest rate for a set time and then the interest rate fluctuates. Most of these mortgages have a cap on how high the interest rate may increase.

Amortization Schedule

First off, amortize basically means to reduce a debt. An amortization schedule is a

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$195,000 - 51 Tanner Way, Snoqualmie Pass

   Type: Land
   MLS® Number: 585704
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  Linda McFarlane
Managing Broker of The Cascade Team North Bend
206.854.1008
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For a Showing, Call Linda McFarlane 206-854-1008. Fantastic lot with IMMEDIATE ski in and ski out access to Silver Fir Chair at Snoqualmie Central. Building plans and permit in place. Buyer just needs to pick a builder! One of the premier locations in the plat of Mountain Creek at Silver fir. This up and coming housing development offers new homes and innovative building structures.
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·         Total number of sales up 11%

·         Prices up 10.2%

·         Sales of $1,000,000 Homes up a whopping 45.2%!  

KIRKLAND, Wash. (Jan. 22, 2014) – Members of Northwest Multiple Listing Service reported 75,517 closed sales during 2013, surpassing the 2012 volume by around 11,000 transactions for an increase of nearly 17 percent. Measured by dollars, last year’s sales of single family homes and condominiums were valued at nearly $25.5 billion to outgain the previous year by more than $5.5 billion (up 27.4 percent).

  • Last year’s completed sales included 65,122 single family homes and 10,395 condominiums, as tallied by nearly 21,000 real estate brokers in the 21 counties that make up the Northwest MLS service area. The total units and
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  • Total number of sales up 11%

  • Prices up 10.2%

  • Sales of $1,000,000 Homes up a whopping 45.2%!  

KIRKLAND, Wash. (Jan. 22, 2014) – Members of Northwest Multiple Listing Service reported 75,517 closed sales during 2013, surpassing the 2012 volume by around 11,000 transactions for an increase of nearly 17 percent. Measured by dollars, last year’s sales of single family homes and condominiums were valued at nearly $25.5 billion to outgain the previous year by more than $5.5 billion (up 27.4 percent).

  • Last year’s completed sales included 65,122 single family homes and 10,395 condominiums, as tallied by nearly 21,000 real estate brokers in the 21 counties that make up the Northwest MLS

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$925,000 - 1757 30th Avenue NE, Issaquah

   Bedrooms: 3
   Bathrooms: 3.25
   Sq. Footage: 3,370
   Year Built: 2004
   Garage Spaces: 3
   Type: Residential
   MLS® Number: 584885
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  Matt Jensen
Branch Manager - Issaquah Highlands Office
206.909.8200
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For a Showing call Matt Jensen 206-909-8200. Your search ends here with this stunning home boasting westerly views of Seattle, Bellevue and the Olympic mountains. Classic Steve Burnstead style abounds with crown molding, box beam ceilings,
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$419,000 - 3521 SW Ida Street, Seattle

   Bedrooms: 3
   Bathrooms: 1.75
   Sq. Footage: 1,810
   Year Built: 1957
   Garage Spaces: 1
   Type: Residential
   MLS® Number: 584778
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  Jared Tadique
Real Estate Broker
206-948-4320
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For a Showing, contact Jared Tadique 206-948-4320. Beautifully remodeled 3+ Bedroom, 1.75 bath West Seattle home. Brand new kitchen complete with new stainless steel Maytag appliances, soft close cabinets, and quartz counter tops. New and updated bathrooms with tile
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Solaria Ducati, Licensed Assistant

  • Office:  800-509-6905
  • Cell:  310-922-8337
  • Fax:   425-996-9523
  • Email:  Solaria@thecascadeteam.com

We are happy to welcome Solaria Ducati to The Cascade Team!  Solaria will be joining our team as a Licensed Assistant.

About Solaria:  I had a wonderful experience working with the Cascade Team on the sale of my home in Sammamish which really sparked my interest real estate and I am very excited to be part of this team!  I have been home for the past few years raising my two kids who are now 8 and 5.  I relocated to Sammamish from Los Angeles where I had been working in film production for many years.  I love getting out on trails running or hiking around Tiger Mountain and doing hot yoga as often

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$575,000 - 19213 85th Ave NE, Bothell

   Bedrooms: 4
   Bathrooms: 2.5
   Sq. Footage: 2,720
   Year Built: 1999
   Garage Spaces: 3
   Type: Residential
   MLS® Number: 584579
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  Dafna Shalev
Broker
425-220-1356
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For a Showing contact Dafna Shalev 425-220-1356. Immaculate Bennett home in the desired Westhill neighborhood in Bothell. Bright and airy kitchen facing a warm and inviting family room. Designer paint throughout the house and elegant drapery decorate the windows. A curved stairway
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