This entry was written by Jon and posted on October 28, 2006 at 7:42 pm and filed under Uncategorized.

It was a dark and stormy…morning.  My third day on the job managing a one bedroom condo, also my very first property management gig.  The owners moved out to Japan, and came to me asking about Property Management.  I told them I’d never done it before, but it’s just a one bedroom condo, how hard could it be?

I got the contract, and we set up the appropriate accounts.  They left for Japan, and I found a nice young recently married couple to rent the place.  So a small condo, in a professionally managed association, the place was rented, and I was on easy street.

So before the tenants moved in, I wanted to have the place professionally…

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We are very happy to welcome Tim Lyon to Tim Lyon comes to us from Windermere RE. Tim lives on Mercer Island and will be focusing on the Mercer Island as well as Bellevue and Seattle markets. We are very excited to have Tim Lyon join The Cascade Team and look forward to expanding our market share in the Mercer Island and Bellevue area. These markets will also be a natural fit for our new platform.

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I will give you three guesses whose house lies behind this gate. (Photo via Baird and Warner)

First, it was going to cost you $29 million. Then, it was $21 million. Now, if you want to buy the three-level, 56,000-square-foot compound in which Michael

Well, that's all you'll need to get started, at least. See, the palatial estate's headed for auction on Nov. 22, and a $250,000 deposit is required to bid, according to Lauren Schuker Blum of the Wall Street Journal:

The 7.39-acre property is in Highland Park, a suburb 30 minutes north of Chicago. The contemporary-style home has nine bedrooms and 19 bathrooms. According to [New York-based Concierge Auctions], it also has a three-bedroom…

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$680,000 - 1220 270th Place SE, Sammamish

   Bedrooms: 5
   Bathrooms: 2.75
   Sq. Footage: 3,240
   Year Built: 2004
   Garage Spaces: 3
   Type: Residential
   MLS® Number: 557354
  Shane and Anne Coulter
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To schedule a showing, please contact Shane and Anne at 206.915.7653. Welcome home to this impeccable maintained Murray Franklyn. From the minute you step inside, you will enjoy the spacious and unique floor plan which is loaded with natural sunlight. The…

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$400,000 - 385 Mount Defiance Circle SW, Issaquah

   Bedrooms: 4
   Bathrooms: 2.5
   Sq. Footage: 2,330
   Garage Spaces: 2
   Type: Residential
   MLS® Number: 556319
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For a showing call Marisa Ormando 425.445.9616. Desirable Squak Mountain Location! Privacy and seclusion within close proximity to Historic Downtown Issaquah, shops, restaurants, library, Salmon Days, and Park and Ride. 2300+ SF has 4 bedrooms and 2.25 baths. Newly remodeled daylight…

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$320,000 - 44326 SE 142nd Place, North Bend

   Bedrooms: 3
   Bathrooms: 2
   Sq. Footage: 1,260
   Year Built: 1984
   Garage Spaces: 2
   Type: Residential
   MLS® Number: 556166
  Tonya Eliason
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For a Showing call Tonya Eliason 425-831-5721. Exquisite, remodeled 3BR, 2 Bath hard-to-find rambler on a breathtaking and private 1/3 acre in Cedar Village. Stunning dream kitchen with granite and stainless. The welcoming, open floor-plan is ideal for…

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Bill Bradfield

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Bill is a newly licensed broker who is looking to utilize his extensive professional experience towards growth and success in Real Estate.  He resides in Issaquah Highlands where he will be working with Matt Jensen.   His background includes a BS degree in accounting, 20 years of experience in the USAF, 16 years at Boeing, is a chairman on The Distinguished Flying Cross Society's board of directors, and is owner and president of Professional Tax Services.    He is also an investor that specializes in property flips.  His enthusiasm for his work and clients is what makes him stand out!  Bill is sure to bring his entrepreneurial…

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Many prospective home buyers may have questions or concerns as to whether they should continue to rent or if buying a home now is a smart idea. Home ownership provides numerous benefits to both the individual home owner and to the community they live in. Studies have been conducted that attribute greater success and achievement in school to those children whose parents are home owners. Communities are also impacted in other positive ways when there is a higher percentage of home ownership within a community. 

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Written By Tara-Nicholle Nelson  

High-end sellers have luxuries middle-income and entry level folks don’t. They can afford to hold, stay put and wait for the market to bring their home’s value to a level that works for them, in market climates where others might be forced to short sale or walk away. And high-end sellers can and sometimes choose to rent a home out rather than take a loss on it.

That said, sellers of high-end homes also demonstrate behavioral patterns that others don’t. For instance, they:

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