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Welcome To The Cascade Team Steve Otto!

Steve Otto

  • Office:  1-800-509-6905 ext. 1167
  • Cell: 425-941-9491
  • Fax: 425-996-9517
  • steve.otto@thecascadeteam.com

We are very happy to welcome Steve Otto to The Cascade Team Real Estate. Steve will be joining our East Lake Sammamish Branch working with Stan and Marisa. Along with being a certified clock-hour instructor for real estate, Steve has a long 30-year history in real estate, real estate management and luxury homes.


Steve will be a wonderful addition to our Team and we look forward to 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

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Welcome To The Cascade Team Heather Renz!

Heather Renz

  • Office: 509-228-3088 ext. 1166
  • Cell: 509-951-8211
  • Fax: 509-228-3088
  • heather.renz@thecascadeteam.com

We are happy to welcome Heather Renz to The Cascade Team!  She will be working out of our Spokane Office with James Faucett, Brokerage Manager.

Heather has lived in the Spokane area her entire life and is proud to call this beautiful area of the Pacific Northwest her home. She has been in the real estate industry for over four years. Heather started out as a transaction coordinator and, after only a year and a half, her designated broker suggested she get her real estate license. Heather’s knowledge of the Spokane area market along with her 20+ years of customer service

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Welcome To The Cascade Team Amelia Kendrick!

Amelia Kendrick

  • Office:  800-509-6905 ext. 1165
  • Cell:  206-679-3908
  • Fax: 425-996-9520
  • amelia@thecascadeteam.com

We are happy to welcome Amelia Kendrick to The Cascade Team!  She will be working as both an agent and assistant in our Woodinville Office with Managing Broker, Shannon Woodcock and Dafna Shalev.  

I was born and raised here and absolutely love our beautiful state.  I grew up on Whidbey Island but eventually moved to the Everett-Mukilteo area.  I went to the University of Washington, graduating with a degree in Communications. I also have a degree in Culinary Arts from the Art Institute of Seattle. 

Currently I live in Snohomish. My husband Ben and I have two amazing

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TCT Marketing Class: The Answers To All Your Questions | Instructed by: Janet Porter & Summer Porter

This is the class you have been asking for! For all your questions about how and where to access your marketing resources, the TCT Marketing Team is here for you! 

Mailers at www.TheCascadeTeam.com/mailers

Agent Mailers

Here are The Cascade Team's Mailer Templates.  Just click on the images below, select download, and open the Publisher file.  Once opened, Save As to your computer.  From there, you can swap out the agent photo and contact information for your own.  All pages have been uploaded separately, so feel free to mix and match.  Just make sure that you follow the instructions in red below.

For compliance, be sure that at

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Welcome To The Cascade Team Marcus Jenkins!

Marcus Jenkins

  • Office: 509-228-3088
  • Cell:  719-323-3636
  • Fax: 509-228-3088
  • marcusj@thecascadeteam.com

We are happy to welcome Marcus Jenkins to The Cascade Team!  He will be working out of our Spokane Office with Managing Broker, James Faucett. 

Marcus Jenkins epitomizes hard work, high energy, and integrity – all traits he refined while serving in the U.S. Army for six years. After service to our great nation, Marcus and his family recently returned to Spokane, where he was raised, and where Marcus is utilizing these skills and others to help buyers and sellers have the best experience possible in the Spokane real estate market. In his spare time, Marcus likes to spend time with

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Welcome To The Cascade Team Elise Raphael-Haase!

Elise Raphael-Haase

  • Office: 800-509-6905 ext. 1164
  • Cell: 253-548-5065
  • Fax: 425-996-9520
  • elise@thecascadeteam.com

We are happy to welcome Elise Raphael-Haase to The Cascade Team Real Estate! She will be working out of our Tacoma Office with Brokerage Manager, Roger Stensland.

Previously I worked as the COO/Nurse Executive for a local Tacoma Hospital. Prior to that, I worked as an Operating Room Nurse and Director of Nursing. The Leadership qualities obtained through my nursing experience drew me to the field of real estate.  More specifically, I was drawn to The Cascade Team for the excellent support and access to resources that benefit both myself and clients.

Elisa will be

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For home buyers hoping to snag a deal, they may want to make a move now. Home prices in January usually decrease compared to the spring and summer buying season.

There’s plenty of research to back that up too. NerdWallet recently crunched two years of realtor.com® data that reflected the 50 largest U.S. metros. Researchers found that January and February were the top months for those looking to get a bargain. In those months, home sales prices were 8.45 percent lower on average than in June through August.

However, this year may be a little different. Buyer demand has remained high throughout the fall, and home prices did not take their usual dip this January, says Jonathan Smoke, realtor.com®’s chief economist. Still, he maintains right now is

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Welcome To The Cascade Team Polly Breshears!

Polly Breshears

  • Office: 1-800-509-6905 ext. 1162
  • Cell:  425-941-6430
  • Fax:  425-996-9520
  • polly@thecascadeteam.com

We are happy to welcome Polly Breshears to The Cascade Team Real Estate!  She will be working out of our North Bend Office with Linda McFarlane, Brokerage Manager.

I have been involved in real estate for over 30 years, both investing and helping others with their home purchases and sales as a real estate broker. I have lived in North Bend for 22 years, raised 3 boys here and have established myself in the community through volunteer work revolving around education (Curriculum Review Committee for 2 years) and youth baseball (President of Snoqualmie Valley Little League

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We hope that most of you walked away with lots of new information and some helpful tips and strategies to use in both your professional and personal life.

But, what's the next step? Come check out Cary's course next week: "Eat That Frog" Business Plan Implementation Class. We handed out business plan booklets to all this week's attendees and now we want to help you use the content in that book, take it to the next level, and put it into action! 

RSVP early to guarantee yourself a spot, there is only one day available for this class with a limit of 30 reservations- don't miss out!

When: Wednesday, January 25th from 10am - 1pm (and yes, that time is correct :P )

Where: The Cascade Team Headquarter Office

RSVP HERE!!!

Here are links

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Welcome To The Cascade Team Diane Jacobsen!

Diane Jacobsen

  • Office: 1-800-509-6905 ext. 1146
  • Cell:  425-246-0668
  • Fax:  425-996-9520
  • dianej@thecascadeteam.com

We are happy to welcome Diane Jacobsen to The Cascade Team Real Estate.  She will be working out of our Snoqualmie Office with Lisa, Scivally, Managing Broker.

Born and raised in the Northwest, Seattle native Diane Jacobsen knows the city intimately. Her expert knowledge of the different areas has amassed her a loyal following of clients in Kirkland, Bellevue, Seattle, Mercer Island and beyond.

Diane is known for her innovative and creative approach to real estate, and more importantly, her genuineness and unmatched professionalism with her clients. She is a great

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