Agent - Success Stories

There are currently 336 blog entries related to this category.

Share this post:

Planning to buy a home sometime soon? It’s an expensive proposition, and if you need help coming up with a down payment, it’s important to know which sources you can tap to make your home-buying dreams come true. Here are four ways to borrow a down payment.

1. 401(k) retirement plans or liquid assets

Many 401(k) plans have special borrowing provisions that allow you to repay the amount borrowed with preferential terms. Some 401(k) plans even allow you to avoid penalties buying a primary home, while others have fewer restrictions for first-time homebuyers (defined as someone who hasn’t owned a home in the past 36 months). Every 401(k) plan is different so check for details with your Human Resources department. Additionally, if you have liquid

59 Views, 0 Comments.

Share this post:

Julie Gilbertson

Office: 800-509-6905 EXT. 1103

Cell: 253-301-7060

Fax:  425-996-9520

julies@thecascadeteam.com

We are happy to welcome Julie Gilbertson to The Cascade Team! 

Julie Gilbertson brings over a decade of Real Estate experience to the Cascade Team. She lives and works in the community
and has an intimate knowledge of individual neighborhoods and corresponding home values in the South Puget Sound region.
A proven communicator, Julie is commited to keeping her clients informed throughout the entire Real Estate transaction process.
Both a homeowner and Real Estate investor, Julie strives to provide a superior Real Estate experience to all her clients,
both home buyers and home sellers.

Julie was referred to us by Roger

126 Views, 0 Comments.

Share this post:

Welcome To The Cascade Team Julie Gilbertson!

Julie Gilbertson

Office: 800-509-6905 EXT. 1103

Cell: 253-301-7060

Fax:  425-996-9520

julies@thecascadeteam.com

We are happy to welcome Julie Gilbertson to The Cascade Team!

Julie was referred to us by Roger Stensland and will be working out of our Tacoma Office. 

Julie will be a wonderful addition to The Cascade Team and we look forward to seeing 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 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

50 Views, 0 Comments.

Share this post:

Likability is a powerful force to get prospects and your peers to trust you more. Deceit isn’t behind the following tricks to make you more likable, recently featured at Forbes.com, but a few traits to keep in mind that can unconsciously influence others to see you in a new light. Here are a few:

1. Use silence to your advantage.

“When you ask someone a question and they’re slow to respond, don’t feel pressure to move the conversation forward,” Forbes columnist Travis Bradberry notes. “Remaining silent plays to your advantage. Moments of silence make people feel as though they should speak, especially when the ball is in their court.” Silence can be a golden tool in negotiations and when in difficult conversations.

2. Open hands and open

173 Views, 0 Comments.

Share this post:

Welcome To The Cascade Team Shawn LeProwse!

Shawn LeProwse

  • Cell: 206-920-1032
  • Office: 1-800-509-6905 ext. 1102
  • Fax: 425-996-9520
  • Email: Shawn@thecascadeteam.com

We are happy to welcome Shawn LeProwse to The Cascade Team! 

End to end sales driving successful closings of 38 transactions in first three years as a broker. By providing excellent service I have built a strong base of referrals and repeat customers. I have leveraged my passion of real estate to help clients realize their investment goals. Acting as a trusted advisor for first time home buyers, I make the complex and often huge financial transaction of purchasing a home smooth and often fun! Now joining The Cascade Team I am looking forward to taking my business to

183 Views, 1 Comments.

Share this post:

Welcome to The Cascade Team Claire Stowell!

Claire Stowell

  • Office:  800-509-6905 Ext. 1101
  • Cell:  720-635-2698
  • Email:  Claire@thecascadeteam.com

We are happy to welcome Claire Stowell to The Cascade Team!  Claire will be working with Kent Petersmeyer in our Colorado Office.

A little about Claire:  Claire is making a transition from the mobile technology (“smart phone”) industry into residential real estate and will focus her practice in the community of Arvada, Colorado.  Her stellar background includes a B.A. degree in Operations from Colorado University.

Claire’s aspiration is to provide Buyers and Sellers with a very high level of integrity, honesty and attention-to-detail so that each of her clients will reach the

136 Views, 0 Comments.

Share this post:

Welcome to The Cascade Team Alison Franco!

Alison Franco - Marketing Assistant

  • Office:  (425) 363-2262
  • Cell:  (775) 530-5211
  • Email:  alisonlfranco@gmail.com

We are excited to welcome Alison Franco to The Cascade Team!  Alison will be working with Linda McFarlane out of our North Bend Office.

A note from Alison:  Hi there!  I'm Alison Franco, a recent transplant to North Bend by way of Lake Tahoe.  I'm so pleased to be putting down roots in the area, and to be welcomed by The Cascade Team.  Over the past decade I was blessed to fulfill my dreams of small business ownership, owning and operating Pilates studios and teacher training programs in Denver and Lake Tahoe.  As a bootstrapper, I was charged with implementing marketing

139 Views, 0 Comments.

Share this post:

S.O.S. and Top 1% in Sales Award Winner -  Shannon Woodcock!

Congratulations Shannon Woodcock!

Not only does Shannon rank at the Top 1% in Sales at The Cascade Team and is the Top Producer is her local market of Woodinville, but she is also a recipient of the S.O.S. Certificate for her commitment to the community.  Great job Shannon!

THE CASCADE TEAM SOS AGENT DESIGNATION

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 highest level of client/customer service, but also the commitment to the communities we serve and work in.

Receivers of the S.O.S. designation are the cornerstone of The Cascade Team Real Estate. They continually give back through The

118 Views, 0 Comments.

Share this post:

Holiday Tree Lighting in Snoqualmie!

 

Join us for our 10th Anniversary Holiday Tree Lighting in Snoqualmie!

Located at Railroad Park in Downtown Snoqualmie:  7971 Railroad Avenue SE, Snoqualmie WA

Saturday, December 12th at 5:30pm

Children of all ages will enjoy this special evening of community holiday fun!

  • Enjoy Cookies, Cider, Caroling and Live Holiday Music!
  • Watch for Santa's Arrival on a Reindeer Fire Engine
  • Free Horse-Drawn Carriage Rides
  • And, Free Pictures with Santa!

In the spirit of giving, visitors may bring a non-perishable food item to donate to Encompass and the Respectful Giving Campaign.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

If you would like more information on this event please call

284 Views, 0 Comments.

Share this post:

THE CASCADE TEAM 2015 SOS AWARD WINNERS!

THE CASCADE TEAM SOS AGENT DESIGNATION

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 highest level of client/customer service, but also the commitment to the communities we serve and work in.

Receivers of the S.O.S. designation are the cornerstone of The Cascade Team Real Estate. They continually give back through The Cascade Team's community programs by volunteering in Project Crayon Drive to benefit Children’s Hospital, 4th of July Celebrations, Halloween and Holiday community events, and within their local schools, charities, and local youth team sports.

SIMPLY OUTRAGEOUS SERVICE DESIGNATION 

Congratulations

194 Views, 0 Comments.