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Just in time for Halloween 2016, we thought we would share a little info about an often overlooked yet still very serious problem of "The Nightmare Neighbor" issue.

Half of Americans say they currently have a dispute with a neighbor, according to a new survey from North American Van Lines.

In fact, 13 percent of Americans say they have moved just to get away from their next-door neighbor.

Take a look at this infographic to see the conflicts home owners are having with their neighbors.

How to Deal With the ‘Neighbor From Hell’

A messy neighbor can hamper your property–by as much as 20 percent off the market value, says Sid Davis, author of A Survival Guide to Selling a Home.

No one wants to live next to the neighbor with the

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Welcome To The Cascade Team "Oliver!"


  • Office: 1-800-509-6905 ext. 1145
  • Cell: 509-217-4685
  • Fax: 509-565-7311

We are happy to welcome "Oliver" to The Cascade Team!  Oliver will be working out of our Spokane office with Brokerage Manager, James Faucett.

Oliver has worked in the real estate industry for over 8+ year. He started out as a junior mortgage lender moving over quickly to do be a licensed real estate agent while in Los Angeles. After a move to be closer to family, he became licensed in Washington state as well. His history with mortgages gives him a unique insight into the complete home buying and selling process and makes him a very knowledgeable resource throughout the experience.

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Jason Blessing

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  • Cell:  425-445-8500
  • Fax:  425-996-9520
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We are happy to welcome Jason Blessing to The Cascade Team!  Jason will be working out of our Main Issaquah Office and will be farming the Snoqualmie Ridge area where he currently resides.   A little about Jason:  I'm an enthusiastic professional looking to make a difference in the way you purchase real estate. In my spare time, I enjoy golf, travel and spending time with my wife and two young boys.   Jason will be a wonderful addition to The Cascade Team and we look forward to his success!  


Cascade Team Real Estate agents are proactive in

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Now that we’re in the homestretch of 2016 (really, we are!), consumers are starting to plan for 2017, especially if they want to buy or sell a home. We regularly ask our users about their home-buying or -selling journey, what motivates them—and what’s holding them back. This time of year, the pool of prospective sellers shifts toward those who are just starting their research but expect to sell in the spring.

The desire to sell is there, which should be good news in a market that’s short on for-sale housing inventory. But sellers face challenges, too.

We’re seeing a wide range of motivations for selling. The top six are reasons selected by at least 15% of the sellers:

Graphic: Top motivations for home sellers

Those reasons are an interesting mix of “moving up” and

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By concentrating on the political issues that are likely to affect real estate markets, you’re casting a vote for your profession and community.

September 2016 | By Robert Freedman 2016 button on partiotic decorated porch  

What are you voting for when you go to the polls as a member of the National Real Estate Brokers Party? You’re choosing candidates at the federal, state, and local levels who understand the role of real estate and property rights in keeping the economy strong and building vibrant communities. Lawmakers who “get it” will step up on matters affecting your business. Here’s a rundown of key issues on the legislative and regulatory agenda that affect real estate brokers and home owners across the nation.

Business Issues

Patent trolls

These companies

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Ranjit Singh

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We are happy to welcome Ranjit Singh to The Cascade Team!  Ranjit will be working with Stan Chang in our East Lake Sammamish Office.  He was referred to us by Simmi Kher and will be farming the Auburn area where he currently resides.
A little about Ranjit: Ranjit was born in Punjab, India and came to the USA in 1994.  He lived in New York for 5 years before moving to Seattle in 1999.  Since then, he has lived in the Kent and Auburn area for 17 years while running a family business.   He has always loved real estate and wanted to bring his business and customer service experience to The Cascade Team.  In his…
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$1,100,000 - 6823 126th Ave NE, Kirkland

   Bedrooms: 4
   Bathrooms: 2.5
   Sq. Footage: 2,367
   Year Built: 1985
   Garage Spaces: 2
   Type: Residential
   MLS® Number: 1038579
  Ron Cornwall
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Bridle Trails Quality Buchan resale in the sought after Kirkland neighborhood of Parkside Lane. Centrally located between Microsoft & Google. Seller spared no expense in designing and remodeling this exquisite home and grounds. Fantastic entertaining home offers great room
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  • New Listings up 14.5% Year over Year
  • Pending Sales up 9.3%
  • Closed Sales Increased by 9.5%
  • Prices up nearly 9% YTD
KIRKLAND, Washington (Oct. 5, 2016) – It’s still a seller’s market, but some leaders from Northwest Multiple Listing Service think the imbalance may be easing in some areas, pointing to a slower pace of sales and moderating prices. Others aren’t convinced, citing mixed indicators.  
Northwest MLS statistics summarizing September activity show year-over-year gains in the volumes of new listings (up 14.5%), pending sales (up 9.3%), closed sales (up 9.5%), and prices (up nearly 9%). Inventory for single family homes and condominiums across the 23 counties in the report dropped about 8 percent from a year ago.
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We can expect a hot year for home sales in 2017, according to recent forecasts from the National Association of REALTORS®, the Mortgage Bankers’ Association, Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae, and more.

NAR is predicting existing-home sales to reach 6 million in 2017, higher than its 5.8 million forecast for this year. But other entities are even more bullish. MBA is predicting home sales to eclipse 6.5 million next year, while Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are both predicting 6.2 million.

Home Sales Expected to Increase Nicely in 2017 | Keeping Current Matters

As we can see, each is projecting sizable increases in home sales next year!

A huge wave of Generation Yers, who have delayed home buying, are emerging into their key buying years. They are predicted to keep home sales and condo sales strong well into 2020,

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The Only Thing Scarier Than Selling Your Home is Realizing How Much You Overpaid on Commissions!

Home Seller Marketing Has Changed

Leveraging The Latest In Real Estate Marketing Technology

A solid real estate marketing plan is very important. It takes more than a MLS listing, sign, some paper flyers, and an open house to sell your home in today’s market. Make sure your real estate agent has real leading edge housing market intelligence. Our leading edge marketing plan is designed to sell your house as quickly as possible.


The Cascade Team provides a full service experience that is a step above; by executing a marketing plan that is unique to your home, rich in technology

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