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Everyone loves taking about themselves. That’s a truism from psychology 101. So our course for agents seeing a mailer where people have said nice things about them or given testimonials looks amazing. They also love to show off all the homes they have sold…

It’s pretty unlikely anyone would self-mail out a critical review of their services… Hummmm

And all of those homes?.... We’ll it’s good to know that agent is making a lot of money….. But there isn’t anything mentioning the value or saving to the customer is there?

In a nut-shell… It’s all about “Them”

Here at The Cascade Team, 

It isn’t about “Us”

It’s about “YOU” our Customer/Clients

 

 

You, our client, is our focus.

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The flaming-hot housing market has seen median home prices soar an unprecedented 24% since the outbreak of the virus last year. But in recent weeks, that fire has lost some of its heat as buyers finally start to push back at sky-high prices. Simply put: The housing market is slowing a bit.

Already, a growing list of doomsayers point to the shifting market as taking us one step closer to a bursting housing bubble. In their minds, housing went up too fast and now must come back down.

But what does the data say? When you look under the hood, the run-up to 2008 housing bubble and the hot 2021 housing market are very different bull markets. While there are several reasons why our latest frenzy won’t result in a bust, there’s one reason in particular

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Throughout the pandemic, millions of homeowners utilized the mortgage forbearance options provided by the CARES Act and other pandemic relief legislation. However, forbearance is not forgiveness, and many of those 6, 12, and 18-month forbearances are coming due this fall. This leads to the question:

Now What?

It's so important that you know your options. For details of repayment options, talk with your mortgage provider/servicer.

If balloon payments, higher payments, and extending your current mortgage don't sound like appealing options, remember: You have the freedom of another option. An option that frees you of the fees, interest, and extending your current mortgage. 

During the pandemic, the value of your home likely skyrocketed. This

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Most of the real estate marketing you see out there from other companies is all about “Them…. The Agent.”

Completely missing the most important point… It’s not about “Them”….. It’s about “The Client/Customer.”

 

Everyone loves talking about themselves. That’s a truism from Psychology 101. So seeing a mailer from an agent where people have said nice things about them or given testimonials looks amazing. They also love to show off all the homes they have sold…

And all of those homes?.... Well, it’s good to know that the agent is making a lot of money….. But there isn’t anything mentioning the value or savings to the customer.  

In a nut-shell… It’s all about “Them”

It isn’t about “Me”

As your dedicated real estate

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Buying and selling real estate is a big deal! For most of us, real estate constitutes the largest purchase of our lives.

Are you working with the right person to guide you through the process? 

Is your agent focused on YOU? When you look at their fliers and marketing materials, do you get a sense of how much value they added to their clients or how much money they made in commissions?

 

Are they focused on showing you the most expensive homes with the highest commission rates or the RIGHT home for you and your family? Are they available for your calls, texts, emails, questions, and to show you homes as soon as they come on the market? Does your agent understand what is important to YOU in buying and selling your home? Is your agent

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Our dedication to your successful dealings (buying or selling) are unwavering. We are firmly committed to the service, results, and value for you with every transaction.

For others the definition of service can be very ambiguous. With us, it is crystal clear.  We believe that knowledge is power and transparency is vital, especially in the real estate industry.  That is why we provide a clearly defined set of services because sometimes, you don’t know what you don’t know.

Know these questions and answers before you interview a broker. The difference can cost you thousands.

 

Service, at the highest level, is our mission.

Results, accomplished efficiently and effectively through our proprietary marketing program, innovative

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 Photo by Jason Alley in Leavenworth

 

My husband and I just recently drove up to Leavenworth from Monroe for our wedding anniversary. 

 

The drive took a little over 1.5 hours from Monroe to the town of Leavenworth

Some quick facts about Leavenworth, according to Leavenworth.org  

 

Leavenworth is a small, beautifully designed, old world Alpine/Bavarian style village. If you envision a small town, somewhere in Germany, nestled in a narrow valley and surrounded by snow-covered mountains. Leavenworth could be that very place.

We stayed at a cute little VRBO (vacation rental by owner) cabin with no more than a 20 min walk into town. There we had a beautiful view of the Wenatchee River. We started each morning with a cup

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While it is 100% true that the market has softened up for buyers, it is still a very strong sellers' market! Not as many homes are seeing the ja

w-dropping bidding wars that we saw earlier this year, but they do still exist. Plus, homes are selling for 24-54.2% higher than in 2019 and homes (especially single-family homes) are selling quickly!

More Listings = Sellers don't have to ask themselves,

"If I sell, where will I go?"

 

According to the latest NWMLS press release:

"While dangerous to compare 2020 lockdown figures to this year, it is interesting to see that new listings volume is starting to rise above 2019 levels," observed James Young, director of the Washington Center for Real Estate Research at the University of

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Back In The Saddle Again 

 

It's almost time for the Evergreen State Fair in Monroe. The Evergreen State Fair is held at the Evergreen State Fairgrounds and runs from August 26th, 2021, to Sep 6th, 2021

 

The Hours of Operation for the carnival will be from 

Aug 26-31 & Sept 2-5 is from 11AM-11PM

Sept 1,   they will be CLOSED 

Sept 6,   11am -7pm

 

Admission Information Includes:

Admission Tickets

  • Adults (ages 13-61) ------------------- $14 Weekdays - $16 (Sat & Sun)
  • Seniors (ages 62-89) ----------------- $11 Weekdays - $14 (Sat & Sun)
  • Youth (ages 6-12) ---------------------- $11 Weekdays - $14 (Sat & Sun)
  • Active Military with I.D. -------------- $11 Weekdays- $14 (Sat & Sun)
  • Seniors (age 90 and
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Most of all the real estate marketing you see out there from other companies is all about “Them…. The Agent.”

Completely missing the most important point… It’s not about “Them”….. It’s about the “Client/Customer”

 

 Everyone loves taking about themselves. That’s a truism from psychology 101. So our course for agents seeing a mailer where people have said nice things about them or given testimonials looks amazing. They also love to show off all the homes they have sold…

It’s pretty unlikely anyone would self-mail out a critical review of their services… Hummmm

And all of those homes?.... We’ll it’s good to know that agent is making a lot of money….. But there isn’t anything mentioning the value or saving to the customer is there?

In a

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