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My husband and I met Shane Coulter at a neighborhood open house. We were quickly impressed my his professionalism and knowledge of the area.
In the last eight months, Shane and Anne have helped us sell our newer family home in Sammamish and our Mom's 70 year old bungalow in Old Town Issaquah.

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Sold For $85K Over Asking!

Both homes sold within a week at and above listed price. We found Shane and Anne  to be absolutely delightful! A nice combination of low key yet extremely responsive to our questions and needs. When the offers came in, we were grateful for Shane's negotiating skills to sift through the offers.
The marketing materials used were of the highest quality. We

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The search is over! Located in the coveted Four Creeks Ranch community, this custom masterpiece has all of the room you need & more. Situated on almost 2 acres, this spectacular home offers privacy & serenity with a rural feel; yet it is still minutes to downtown Issaquah. The formal living & dining room combo lend itself well to easy entertaining. The kitchen, eating nook & family room are great gathering places- open up the French Doors to the deck for extra ambiance. 3rd story master suite, complete with its own private balcony- a perfect spot to read a book on a summer day.  Spa-inspired master bath with a large jetted bathtub is the perfect space to retreat to at the end of a

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Looking for local information on Issaquah Highlands real estate? You've come to the right place. The community information shown below will give you a quick snapshot of what Issaquah Highlands housing market is doing. Be sure to check out the local homes for sale stats and the available properties below. The numbers shown are inclusive of condos and single family homes, so you'll have a better all round view of the market.

Good News For Home Buyers As Area Housing Inventory Increases By 14%!

Issaquah Highlands: Name Your Selling Price And We'll Bring The Buyers!

2017 was a record year for The Issaquah Highlands. Some sections of the housing market increased by nearly 30% with the over-all price for a home increasing just under 18% for

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We had the pleasure of working with Shane and Anne in the recent sale of our home. In addition to providing the marketing support and staging consultation, Shane and Anne spent the time to understand our unique situation and the considerations that are important for our family. They did a great job in representing us and guiding us through this transaction. Thank you, Shane and Anne!

The Nguyen Family

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Shane & Anne with The Cascade Team Real Estate are a team like no other because of our comprehensive marketing program, phenomenal service and home seller savings. Utilizing technology, we keep our clients continuously updated on the status of the transaction. With the

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  • Inventory increase by 14%
  • Total Homes For Sale increases to over 10,000 for first time in months
  • King, Snohomish & Kitsap Counties still under 1 months housing supply however
  • 4-6 Month Supply creates a Balanced Market

 KIRKLAND, Washington (May 7, 2018) – Home buyers may be cheered by an uptick in inventory, but the improving supply is unlikely to reverse rising prices, suggest industry leaders from Northwest Multiple Listing Service.

Commenting on just-released figures for April, which showed the highest level of active listings since August, OB Jacobi, president of Windermere Real Estate said, “For the first time in a long time we had good news for buyers.” Noting supply is still lower than year-ago levels (down 5.6 percent), it

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Here are the latest figures for Snoqualmie Ridge for the month of April 2018.  The average sold price is down about 7% from March.  Does this indicate a correction?   Not so fast. The price per square foot is actually up from $295 to $306.  This just indicates the homes sold last month were smaller in size, on average.  Come back each month for how the market shapes out.  And remember, you get the same great service when you choose a 1% listing agency that you do with a traditional brokerage.  Happy house hunting!

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Open the front door and you will certainly fall in love with this home. The chef of the house will enjoy the fabulous kitchen with slab granite countertops, cabinet lighting and upgraded appliances including a touchless kitchen faucet. The kitchen adjoins the nook and the family room creating a comfortable great room design. Enjoy relaxing evenings in the family room while enjoying the ambiance of the floor to ceiling stone fireplace- certainly a focal point of the room. The wonderful master suite is a great space to relax in at the end of the day. Sizeable room with a 5 piece spa inspired master bath which includes a soaking tub and an oversized shower. Main floor office, bonus room &

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Welcome to this gem located in the popular Trossachs neighborhood. Open the front door and simply fall in love with this home. Handsome foyer with soaring vaulted ceilings and huge picture windows. The open and spacious kitchen entices the chef or the entertainer with granite countertops, a large island, a kitchen nook and a workstation. Main floor office as well as a large bonus room upstairs. End the day in the master suite with a spa inspired bath. Enjoy movie nights or game nights in the bonus room. 3 additional bedrooms, a Jack & Jill bathroom and a 3rd guest bathroom complete the upstairs. Imagine summer evenings in the private backyard including a patio, a lush lawn and mature

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4 Reasons Why Today’s Housing Market is NOT 2006 All Over Again | MyKCM

With home prices rising again this year, some are concerned that we may be repeating the 2006 housing bubble that caused families so much pain when it collapsed. Today’s market is quite different than the bubble market of twelve years ago. There are four key metrics that explain why:

  1. Home Prices
  2. Mortgage Standards
  3. Mortgage Debt
  4. Housing Affordability

1. HOME PRICES

There is no doubt that home prices have reached 2006 levels in many markets across the country. However, after more than a decade, home prices should be much higher based on inflation alone.

Frank Nothaft is the Chief Economist for CoreLogic (which compiles some of the best data on past, current, and future

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A basic beginner's explanation for our soaring home prices in King County: There are a lot more people searching for homes, and far fewer homes available for them to buy.

There just aren’t enough homes for sale.

The number of homes on the market is at a low point for records that date back to 2000, despite the big increase in population over that span.

King County had only about 2,000 homes (single-family and condo) for sale last month. During the average month of March over the last two decades, the region had more than 7,800 homes for sale — nearly four times as many.

You may think homeowners would want to cash out: The average homeowner across the metro area who sells today has owned the home for about 10 years and makes a

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