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The Open House Treasure Hunt is Back!

Join us on Saturday, May 20th for our Annual Open House Treasure Hunt.

Tour homes and win over $200,000 in Cash & Prizes! Just Text the "Secret" code from any listed property to win!

Star 101.5 and 96.5 Jack FM will be there!

 

Homes must be listed by May 18th!

Register HERE to have your home included in the Open House Treasure Hunt

What can you expect during the Open House Treasure Hunt this year?

Our marketing efforts include:

  • 150 Radio Spots - Star 101.5 and 96.5 Jack FM (around 1 Million Impressions will be generated from the radio spots!)
  • 4 Live Radio Remotes - Website promotion for each remote on the station's website
  • Zillow Banner Ads reaching over 1,000,000 Home
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by Cara Ameer

Key Takeaways

  • As a layperson, you don't know what you don't know when it comes to handling the single largest transaction you'll likely make in your life.
  • A real estate agent serves as a ninja negotiator to achieve the best price and terms that the market will bear while protecting your interests.
  • Agents are connected to a plethora of industry professionals to help you get the deal done.

As with most important things in life, you wouldn’t try to handle a legal situation without an attorney, build your own house or take on the IRS solo to challenge a tax matter. Well, buying or selling a home is no different.

Here are the top reasons you should never buy or sell a home without an agent.

1. Knowledge is not

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A Great Way To Stay Up To Date: Get a FREE Detailed Market Snapshot for your personal home or Neighborhood of interest HERE! 

The Market Snapshot is a great way for buyers and sellers to get informed and stay informed about the real estate market. Buyers can keep an eye on the areas they want to move to. Sellers can see every comparable sale in their neighborhood as they prepare to sell their home. Market Snapshot will come directly to your inbox on the schedule you choose, and best of all, it's FREE!

KIRKLAND, Washington (May 4, 2017) – “Frustrating” is how brokers are summarizing the mood of buyers, brokers – and industry professionals – during the current housing market frenzy. New statistics from Northwest Multiple Listing Service show

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Kitchen upgrades have overtaken bathroom updates as the remodeling project homeowners want most, according to the National Association of Home Builders' Remodeling Market Index report covering the first quarter of 2017. Bathroom renovations previously held the number one spot, but kitchen redos barely pulled ahead in the most recent report.

To help: Introducing The Cascade Team Home Pro Network!

Receive bids from Home Pros and easily manage projects.

Simply go to the Home Pro Network from www.thecascadeteam.com/directory/ and request a quote for bid on your next project. The business found here are used and trusted by our local agents and/or their clients. You can search and find everything from Handyman, Escrow, Financial, Roofing Services,

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Welcome DeAnna Crysler, Transaction Coordinator To The Cascade Team!

DeAnna Crysler

  • Office: 425-313-4752
  • Fax: 425-996-9517
  • DeAnna@thecascadeteam.com

We are happy to welcome DeAnna Crysler to The Cascade Team!  She will be working as Transaction Coordinator. 

DeAnna joins The Cascade Team with 17 years of customer service experience within a variety of specialized fields. She is a well organized leader as well as an independent & self-motivated professional!

DeAnna will be wonderful addition to our team as Transaction Coordinator and we look forward to her success!

OUR LOCAL REAL ESTATE TEAM

Cascade Team Real Estate agents are proactive in serving their customers, studying the market and touring homes, so they can

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Welcome To The Cascade Team Michael Tergerson!

Michael Tergerson

  • Office: 425-313-4752
  • Cell: (425) 351-4522
  • E-mail: MichaelT@thecascadeteam.com

We are happy to welcome Michael Tergerson to The Cascade Team!

Michael joins The Cascade Team with 24 years of experience in entrepreneurial ventures, company management, economic development and professional sales. His vast sales experience will be a great addition to our team! In addition to his work in sales, Michael has been a Private Pilot since 1994!

Michael Tergerson will be a wonderful addition to The Cascade Team and we look forward to seeing his success!

OUR LOCAL REAL ESTATE TEAM

Cascade Team Real Estate agents are proactive in serving their customers, studying the

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The Open House Treasure Hunt is Back!

Join us on Saturday, May 20th for our Annual Open House Treasure Hunt.

Tour homes and win over $200,000 in Cash & Prizes!

Star 101.5 and 96.5 Jack FM will be there!

 

Homes must be listed by May 18th!

Register HERE to have your home included in the Open House Treasure Hunt

What can you expect during the Open House Treasure Hunt this year?

Our marketing efforts include:

  • 150 Radio Spots - Star 101.5 and 96.5 Jack FM (around 1 Million Impressions will be generated from the radio spots!)
  • 4 Live Radio Remotes - Website promotion for each remote on the station's website
  • Zillow Banner Ads reaching over 1,000,000 Home Shoppers throughout the area.
  • Trulia Banner Ads reaching
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Welcome To The Cascade Team Shelina Nelson!

Shelina Nelson

  • Office: 425-313-4752
  • Cell: 360-609-1652
  • E-mail: Shelina@thecascadeteam.com

We are happy to welcome Shelina Nelson to The Cascade Team!

Shelina has been living in Vancouver, WA for the last twenty years and feels she couldn't have chosen a better place to raise her family in addition to enjoying all the beauty in the Portland/Vancouver metro area.  She comes from a career in international trade/sales and speaks several languages. Shelina thoroughly enjoys and appreciates working with clients from a variety of cultural backgrounds and finds it deeply gratifying to understand and help fulfill their requirements.

Shelina Nelson will be a wonderful addition to The Cascade

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Brokers continue grappling with challenges of multiple offers.

KIRKLAND, Washington (May 4, 2017) – “Frustrating” is how brokers are summarizing the mood of buyers, brokers – and industry professionals – during the current housing market frenzy. New statistics from Northwest Multiple Listing Service show declines in inventory and sales, while prices continue their upward trajectory, but those numbers only tell part of the story.

“The real estate market is going absolutely gangbusters,” remarked OB Jacobi, president of Windermere Real Estate. “The remarkably low number of homes for sale can be blamed for the drop in sales,” he emphasized, adding, “The

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Here we address some Fake News about the Real Estate Industry.

As flexible schedules and independent work become more appealing (and accepted), more and more people — including a surge of millennials — are joining the real estate business. But while there can be many perks, there are also a lot of industry misconceptions.

Below, we decided to weigh in on some of the myths about the real estate industry that newbies in the profession often think is true, and what the actual truth is.

1. Property gurus know best.

The biggest myth or scam in real estate is the supposed property “gurus" that newbies see on TV and entrust them by buying their fake how-to courses and DVDs, and spend thousands of dollars attending their seminars. The big

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