Are People Actually Happy in Tiny Houses?

A recent survey suggests that the answer is no.

Between their efficient organization and streamlined design, tiny houses have totally taken over on TV and social media in the past few years. The idea of scaling back on belongings (as well as mortgage payments) is certainly appealing. But how many people could—or would—be able to actually live in 400 square feet? Not many, according to a recent report by Trulia.

Forty-four percent of more than 2,000 adults recently surveyed by the real estate website Trulia said they had housing regrets—and the biggest regret among homeowners centered on the size of their home. One in three homeowners surveyed said they wished they had chosen a home that was larger.…

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Welcome Back To The Cascade Team Ethan Pruett!

 

 

Ethan has 15 years of experience in real estate.  In his off time, he enjoys spending time with his son, a National Champion of the Quarter Midget Racing Association.

Ethan 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 your expectations.  We look forward to the…

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The Cascade Team is now the first Brokerage where customers can receive direct text communication from the website! Currently all real estate related sites like Zillow, Trulia, RedFin, John L Scott, Windermere, Realtor, Etc. all require you to download their App to receive notifications…. That is No Longer the Case for The Cascade Team!

Without being intrusive or requiring people to download an app and communicate through the app function, people registering at www.TheCascadeTeam.com can now select their preferred method of communication: E-Mail, Phone or Text….. You will then be able to receive property updates, new listings, and communicate directly with an agent through your phone's text platform without ever needing to download an app!

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Welcome To The Cascade Team Adrianne Bergsieker!

 

 

Adrianne has an extensive knowledge of the real estate industry.   She strives to diligently provide the highest level of service and individualized attention while maintaining the utmost levels of confidentiality, integrity and value.  In her free time, Adrianne enjoys spending time with her husband and three children.

Adrianne 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…

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See Related: Safety Benefit of Smart Homes for Owners and Agents

Here are some sobering stats from the FBI: A robbery occurs every 1.6 minutes in the U.S., a burglary every 18.2 seconds, and a larceny theft every 5.4 seconds.

SafeHome, a home security systems reviews resource, analyzed FBI Uniform Crime Reporting data from 2015 to determine the items thieves most commonly target.

The most stolen items were classified as miscellaneous valuables, jewelry, and precious metals, according to the report. In some states, certain thefts were more common than others. For example, in Florida, Texas, Massachusetts, and Colorado, thieves were more likely to target diamonds, gold, silver, and other jewelry. Meanwhile, clothing was the most stolen items in…

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Welcome To The Cascade Team Tyler Bean!

I was born and raised in the Spokane area and currently live in Deer Park, about 15 minutes outside of Spokane. I am just getting started in the real estate business with the mentorship of James Faucett. Before getting into Real Estate, I spent 5 years teaching 2 1/2 to 4 year olds at Harvard Park Children’s Learning Center in Spokane. I love kids but have none of my own yet so I enjoy spending time with my many nieces and nephews and I also coach a 12 year old girls soccer team with my brother. I’m excited for this new journey and I’m so thankful to be a part of The Cascade Team!

Tyler will be a wonderful addition to The Cascade Team and we look forward to seeing his success!

OUR LOCAL REAL ESTATE…

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Welcome To The Cascade Team Heather Morgan!

 

I am a Pacific Northwest native and real estate professional serving North Bothell and the greater Seattle area. 

My passion for real estate started at a young age as my mother was a successful real estate broker for 35 plus years.  I inherited exposure to real estate but also developed a keen aptitude stemming from my sincere interest, knowledge, experience in the industry and my desire to help others and my community.  After graduating from Central Washington University with a Business Administration degree I quickly jumped into real estate.   I purchased a personal storage business as well as my first home by the age of 21.  I have since purchased, sold and hold properties both for personal and…

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Welcome To The Cascade Team John Diaz!

John has sixteen years of experience in the real estate industry.  He has worked for Re Max, Coldwell Banker, a large mortgage company, and was an owner of his own real estate company at one time. During these sixteen years he has helped sellers and buyers reap the benefits of his expertise.  John believes that his success derived from working hard, with the utmost integrity and honesty.  He is a good communicator to his clients always keeping them informed. John is looking forward to helping clients achieve the American Dream to which he might apply his extensive real estate experience.  He currently lives in Redmond, Washington.  When John is not working he enjoys gardening, working out, and playing golf.

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Buying a home—especially if it’s your first—can be a lot like losing weight in the sense that people end up doing, well, some pretty dumb stuff in the process. But while desperate dieters might waste money on “magical” weight-loss pills or silly exercise equipment (remember the shake weight?), misguided home buyers could be doing far more serious damage—like undermining their ability to purchase a house at all. Don't be one of them! The Cascade Team is here to shed light on some of the dumbest reasons people can't buy a home. The good news? These flubs are easily avoidable. Read on and beware.

1: Waiting to line up financing

Your first step in the home-buying process should be to meet with a mortgage lender to discuss your financing options.…

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In literally all of the markets that The Cascade Team services we have neighborhoods and developments intermixing with local coyote populations. I live in Sammamish, WA and often see them in the mornings when I run Soaring Eagle Park between 5:30 and 6:00 in the morning and a recent posting on Nextdoor Trossachs the neighborhood I live in reported a mother and 2 to 3 pups having a den in one of the many local greenbelts.

The same can be said for Doug Young and the Team in Arizona, Kent in Denver, James out in Spokane and so forth.

For the most part coyotes may prey on a small, unattended pet, but are generally scared of people. If you do run into members of the local coyote population here are a few tips to remember.

Protecting yourself and…

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