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Consy Malasoma

We are happy to welcome Consy Malasoma to The Cascade Team! Consy has been an agent since 2007 previously working with John L Scott before joining The Cascade Team. She is also a certified stagger; specializing in Feng Shui & Color Consulting. Since 2004 she has used this skills to stage properties using the concept of re-design; you can visit her website here. She is also ready to help you with a staging consultation! Consy will be a great asset to The Cascade Team and she will be joining our Main Issaquah Office.

We are very excited to have Consy on www.TheCascadeTeam.com and look forward to seeing her success!

Our Local Real Estate Team

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Drones have stirred up quite a buzz in the real estate marketing world, but there have been a lot of unanswered questions regarding how they can be used. That is until recently, when the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) released a twenty-six-page docket that grants Real Estate Brokers the right to use drones on a case-by-case basis.

In order to legally use one of these unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) for commercial purposes, you must have the expressed permission of the FAA. As of January 2015, only 12 out of the 214 commercial entities that have applied for one of these exemptions have been approved. 

What does the FAA consider as “commercial use”? According to knowbeforeyoufly.org, a website dedicated to providing consumers with insight

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With the Seattle food truck industry in such high demand, a group of Ballard natives have come together to bring something truly unique1460174_197995130386378_2095518230_n to the neighborhood.

The businesses partners, including former Bad Albert’s  Tap and Grill owner Steve Katsandres, will be opening a food truck “park” of sorts aptly named Ballard Bites and Brews.

According to a NOSH Pit report, the new establishment will merge the ever popular beer garden setting with a food truck pod to offer locals the best of both worlds.

Katsandres and his partners are currently working on the vacant lot at 1502 NW 50th St to transform it into Ballard Bites and Brews by April. The location is set to have up to four food truck spots where local favorites will rotate in and out during the day

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Here are the Anthem real estate and housing market stats for January 2015.  There were 155 newly listed homes for sale during the month of January and the average days on market for all listings was 115 days; well above the average, but activity seems to be picking up.  The average price in January was $301,187. If you are looking to sell your home in Anthem, be sure to, contact TCT Real Estate at 602.456.6039.  To learn more about our amazing home seller marketing and technology CLICK HERE.
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Name Your Purchase Price & Area

What price would you consider buying a new home for?

Housing inventories in the greater Seattle area and Bellevue, Sammamish, Issaquah corridors have just reached a 22 year low. Adding to that, mortgage rates are at near two year lows and close to record territory once again. If you are having a hard time finding a home to buy then myself and The Cascade Team may be able to help. Simply complete the form below and let me know what neighborhood you are interested in and how much you are looking to spend. We have 100’s of experienced Real Estate Brokers throughout the area who are happy to go to work for you to find your dream home in just the neighborhood or area you want. Our connections throughout the areas we

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One subdivision application and one subdivision approval make up today’s development update from the City of Seattle’s Department of Planning and Development (DPD) as posted in the Land Use Information Bulletin.

Application:

2227 NW 60th St

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A Land Use Application has been submitted to subdivide one development site into two unit lots. The construction of residential units is under Project #6440513. This subdivision of property is only for the purpose of allowing sale or lease of the unit lots. Development standards will be applied to the original parcel and not to each of the new unit lots.

Decision:

2416 NW 61st St

A Land Use Application has been approved to subdivide one parcel into two parcels of land. Proposed parcel sizes

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The real estate industry standard is to charge a 6% fee to sell your home, on a home that sells for $400,000, the seller would pay $24,000 in Realtor Fees!

With my 1% listing, I help my clients save the equity built up in their homes and I will do the same for you! Save Thousands of Dollars when it's time to sell.  Contact Jeff Cybart today at (602) 481-1009 for a Free Home Valuation Report, the first step in determining what you could sell for or go to: hv.ArizonaBuyerRebate.com

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KIRKLAND, Washington (Feb. 5, 2015) – Home sales this super bowl season outpaced a year ago as sidelined buyers emerged to compete for limited inventory, according to brokers who commented on January activity.

  • Home Sales reach all time high for January
  • Inventory levels at 22 year low
  • Prices already up 8.7%

 New figures from Northwest Multiple Listing Service show year-over-year increases in pending sales, closed sales, and prices, while inventory fell by double digits.

 

"The current inventory of homes available for sale has never been lower in my 22 years as a real estate broker," lamented MLS director George Moorhead, designated broker and owner at Bentley Properties.

 

The number of active listings of single family

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