KIRKLAND, Washington (December 6, 2017) – “Normal seasonal slowdowns” are reported by some real estate leaders with Northwest Multiple Listing Service, but other brokers say this holiday season is still drawing crowds at open houses along with competitive bidding in some neighborhoods.
Accepted Deals Outpace New Listing Again
Inventory Levels Continue To Tighten
Home Values Continue to Escalate “Up 10.8%”
Both inventory and pending sales dipped to their lowest levels since April, while prices still increased by double-digits in most of the 23 counties served by Northwest MLS.
MLS members reported 8,304 pending sales of single family homes and condos, a slight (1.6 percent) gain over the year-ago figure of 8,173. Last month’s mutually
Tim has been a licensed realtor since 2012. He has previously worked in education and healthcare. Tim is a graduate of the University of Texas and San Francisco University. He has two children and enjoys golf and fly fishing.
Tim 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 market and touring homes, so they can provide the most accurate housing market data for their clients. This helps you better understand the competitive environment, pricing strategies and provides an edge in the negotiation process. Our goal is to always meet and exceed
The S.O.S. designation is the highest honor a member of The Cascade Team Real Estate can earn. S.O.S. encompasses not only the strive and achievement of being among the top producing agents in sales, but also the commitment to the communities we serve and work in.
The S.O.S. designation is awarded to agents and brokers who have demonstrated exceptional commitment to community. Holders of the S.O.S. designation are the cornerstone of The Cascade Team Real Estate. They continually give back through community programs like Project Crayon Drive to benefit Children’s Hospital, during the free holiday sleigh rides events, and within their local schools, charities, and local youth team sports.
My formula for the perfect real estate experience is to combine impeccable service with a tireless attention to detail to achieve a successful sale or dream purchase.
The most important ingredient is your goal for buying or selling your home. That’s why I learn all I can about you and your objectives. Then I go to work at my greatest passion: creating or finding that ideal match where place, personality, and price all come together.
The Northwest and the Eastside have been my home for over 18 years. I know these neighborhoods, the market conditions, and how each home fits within them. I offer a variety of hands-on skills, experience, and credentials to every client and property:
As we all prepare to celebrate the wonderful holiday known as Thanksgiving — aka, Turkey Day, over indulge just a little bit, and also bring our families near let us also remember... Being around your family can be just as incredible as it can be super stressful when you're trying to make sure everything goes according to plan for the holiday. So remember, they're family nonetheless, and they have many moments when they make you feel amazing along with those moments of stress.
As a way of helping through those more stressful moments The Cascade Team would like to offer a few motivational quotes along with some fun Turkey Day trivia you can use to lighten any moment in need of "Breath or two and Zen-Like stress relief"
With everything going on from Holiday parties to shopping and visits from the in-laws we know that it’s easy to turn away from listing and selling your home during the holidays. Plus almost everyone says the market slows down in the Winter and you should just wait until Spring, right? WRONG!
While it’s true the market is usually slower around the holidays, the current market trends of constrained inventory and desperate buyers have in fact made the Holidays an excellent time to put your house up for sale. With fewer sellers listing during the Holiday period, buyers are left sitting around with pre-approval letters in-hand just starving for inventory!
Need more incentive? Here are 12 reasons selling your house during the holidays is an excellent
Now is the time to start setting the “Table” for your real estate business for 2018. At the Cascade Team we will show you step-by-step exactly what our top performers do to get to the positions they are at. Unlike at other companies, The Cascade Team will help you develop a business plan, implement it, and help hold you accountable to reaching the results and goals you set for yourself! Our rookie of the year for 2017 completed 121 transactions his first year, and another agent (Matt Jensen) will earn over $1.3 million in commission income… And we’ll have you the keys and blueprints to do exactly the same thing… It’s all up to you!
We want to help you become the best agent you can be!
Every month The Cascade Team provides professional
"Cascade Team! I am excited to start my real estate career with your company I was immediately drawn by both the positivity and drive to help agents succeed. I was born and raised in the Seattle area, graduated from Willamette University majoring in business and psychology, and am now proud to be a Lieutenant with the City of Seattle Fire Department currently serving Lake City and Wedgewood out of Station 40. My family includes my wife Kimberly who is a second grade teacher at John Hay Elementary in Queen Anne, daughter Makena age 9, and son Andrew Jilong age 5. We have lived in the Magnolia neighborhood the past 10 years and I am excited to bring my past experience of building construction and
In the "Spirit" of the season we wanted to share with you a few Halloween Fun facts that you might find interesting and if you are in the Sammamish/Issaquah area please come by and join us for Terror At Trossachs on Halloween evening from 5:30 until 8:30!
"Halloween" is short for "Hallows' Eve" which was the evening before All Hallows' Day celebrated on November 1.
Ireland is typically believed to be the birthplace of Halloween.
The word "witch" comes from the Old English wicce, meaning "wise woman." In fact, wiccan were highly respected people at one time. According to popular belief, witches held one of their two main meetings on Halloween night.
According to Irish legend, Jack O'Lanterns are named after a stingy man named
Real estate professionals are a brave bunch. You walk into unfamiliar homes every day, prepared to deal with whatever lurks inside. Hopefully, the scariest thing you find is a seller’s outdated sense of style. But some properties have more insidious issues that staging can’t fix.
No strangers to haunted houses, many practitioners have real-life horror stories of dealing with creepy, ghostly circumstances in the course of their daily work. With Halloween around the corner, REALTOR® Magazine asked its readers to share their most frightening experiences in the field. From paranormal occurrences during showings to apparitions in listing photos, read on ... if you dare.