When it comes to quality of life and affordability around Seattle, don’t look in Seattle. Try looking at Sammamish instead, which was recently ranked in the top 10 best places to live.

Just over half an hour from Seattle, and closer still to major tech corporate campuses in Redmond and Bellevue, Sammamish attracts many of the people who work for Microsoft, Amazon, Expedia and other tech giants. The homes are pricey here, but average salaries are high too: Median family income is roughly $165,000, more than twice the median for the other spots MONEY analyzed. The current average list price for a single family residence in Sammamish is $1,227,275.

With an official motto of "Building Community Together," the city of Sammamish in King County,…

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Could There Be Fraud Happening in the ARCH Program at Issaquah Highlands? 

I have sold numerous ARCH homes in the Issaquah Highlands and it seems like some homeowners are breaking the rules in order to rent out their units. This program is specially meant for those that cannot afford housing in the area and now appears that some homeowners are abusing the program. When purchasing an ARCH home owners must agree to particular rules and regulations. In addition to signing paperwork you must show information like W2's, tax returns, etc to make sure you qualify. It specifically states that this must be your primary residence and that no rentals are allowed.  The rules are quite strict and even had a particular situation where I was selling a unit last…

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Selling your home these days isn’t as simple as it used to be. With the explosion of real estate marketing on the Internet, prospective buyers can do their initial home shopping online. While this means that your listed property will be viewed by more prospective customers, it also means that many other properties will also be showcased, making for a much more competitive market.

While sales in the existing home market are expected to take a tick up early in 2019, there is a lot of concern about raising interest rates and economic uncertainty in the future. We are also looking for increasing inventory levels to start as early as March of this year with predictions of the greatest amount of housing inventory to hit the market in five years by May.

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Selling your home these days isn’t as simple as it used to be. With the explosion of real estate marketing on the Internet, prospective buyers can do their initial home shopping online. While this means that your listed property will be viewed by more prospective customers, it also means that many other properties will also be showcased, making for a much more competitive market.

While sales in the existing home market are expected to take a tick up early in 2019, there is a lot of concern about raising interest rates and economic uncertainty in the future. We are also looking for increasing inventory levels to start as early as March of this year with predictions of the greatest amount of housing inventory to hit the market in five years by…

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Welcome To The Cascade Team Mike Eckhart!

We are very happy to welcome Mike Eckhart to The Cascade Team. Mike and his family live and work in the Puyallup area and will be a great resource for us in that area of the State. Mike is very involved in local youth sports and as a teacher. With a passion for people and Real Estate he will be a wonderful addition to The Cascade Team!

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…

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Selling your home these days isn’t as simple as it used to be. With the explosion of real estate marketing on the Internet, prospective buyers can do their initial home shopping online. While this means that your listed property will be viewed by more prospective customers, it also means that many other properties will also be showcased, making for a much more competitive market.

While sales in the existing home market are expected to take a tick up early in 2020, there is a lot of concern about raising interest rates and economic uncertainty in the future. We are also looking for increasing inventory levels to start as early as March of this year with predictions of the greatest amount of housing inventory to hit the market in five years by May.

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Check out the video of our new Phoenix listing below

This newly remodeled 4 bedroom 2 bath homes has new custom 2 tone paint, new upgraded carpet, new plank flooring in all walk ways, kitchen and baths, upgraded stainless steel appliances and much more.  For more info call Local Phoenix Realtor Michael Gabriel at 602.290.1854 or visit http://5881375.thecascadeteam.com/. This home is being promoted on Zillow, Trulia and Realtor.com and is move in ready. Contact Michael today for a personal showing of this great home.

1615 S. 81st Drive, Phoenix, Arizona

Don't miss out on this amazing Phoenix remodel blocks from schools, close to I-10 and soon to be completed loop 202 bypass.  Easy access to Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport, downtown Phoenix, Suns…

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Check out the video of our new Litchfield Park listing below

Move in ready, single story home, in Wigwam Creek North.  The home sits on a corner lot and features low maintenance desert landscape in both the front and back yard. For more info call Local Litchfield Park Realtor Doug Young at 623.210.0902 or visit http://5879717.thecascadeteam.com/. This home is being promoted on Zillow, Trulia and Realtor.com and is move in ready. Contact Doug today for a personal showing of this great home.

12449 W. Orange Drive, Litchfield Park, Arizona

Move in ready, single story home, in Wigwam Creek North.  The home sits on a corner lot and features low maintenance desert landscape in both the front and back yard.  This home features an eat in kitchen…

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Better than new construction in the Heart of Downtown Issaquah

 If you are looking for a full renovated home in Issaquah then look no further! This home has brand new plumbing, electrical, HVAC, AC, roof, gutters, and much more.  Chef's dream kitchen features quartz countertops, stainless steel appliances, nook, and custom cabinets with shiplap backsplash. Family room boasts a wall of windows, gas fireplace, and shiplap feature wall. The tranquil master suite features a private deck, large walk in closet, master bath with customs shower, quartz counters and double sinks. This home really has it all and the quality can't be beat! MLS#1410553

For more information contact me at 425-829-1029.

 

 

 

 

 

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It sounds like the only question for this weekend will be are there six inches, 8 inches, or a foot of blowing snow and  frigid temperatures!  But no matter what this weekend storm brings to Puget Sound, cities around the region say they are making special plans to make sure everyone, pedestrian to drivers to firefighters, can get around safely.

Here are the published routes for snow and ice removal and plowing from the City of Sammamish!

Sammamish

Sammamish has a plowing priority system in place to clear our 400 miles of road. The plowing time required depends on several variables such as the snowstorm intensity, duration, wind, and the temperature. The Snow and Ice Route Map can be found here.

After the layer of deicer is applied and…

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