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Just For Laughs:)

Those Real Estate Signs say the darnest things....

 

 

 

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  Marisa Ormando & Stan Chang

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Priced at $595,000

Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 1.5
Home Size: 2,145 sq.ft. Garage: 1
Lot Size: 11,296 sq.ft. Community: Eastgate Somerset
County: King Property Type: Single Family Home
Year Built: 1955 MLS Number: 397864 

Beautifully presented well maintained home on private lot close to Somerset main entrance. 4 bedroom,1.5 bath with family room,indoor pool, and hot tub.Hardwoods,designer kitchen with high end stainless appliances,cherry cabinetry,slab granite counter tops.Gas range and Vent-a -Hood.Large windows frame the lush landscaping and allow light to flow through the house.A vast array of terraced gardens and fruit trees, a potting shed with electrical and plumbing, greenhouse, and water feature, all on oversized lot will entice

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Get your piece of the pie!

Rising rates & affordability make this a great buying opportunity!

If your thinking of purchasing maybe now is the time.  Learn More!

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Daily Real Estate News | Friday, August 24, 2012  

Following several positive reports this week of a housing market gaining momentum this week, fixed-rate mortgages inched higher, Freddie Mac reports in its weekly mortgage market survey. This is the fourth consecutive week that mortgage rates have inched higher after reaching all-time lows just a month ago.

Here’s a closer look at rates for the week ending Aug. 23:

  • 30-year fixed-rate mortgages: averaged 3.66 percent, with an
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Real Estate Social MediaConnect on Facebook Follow Us On Twitter YouTube Channeltrulia-vip_120Pinterest The Cascade TeamBid This House Daily Real Estate News | Friday, August 24, 2012  

Following several positive reports this week of a housing market gaining momentum this week, fixed-rate mortgages inched higher, Freddie Mac reports in its weekly mortgage market survey. This is the fourth consecutive week that mortgage rates have inched higher after reaching all-time lows just a month ago.

Here’s a closer look at rates for the week ending Aug. 23:

  • 30-year fixed-rate mortgages: averaged 3.66 percent, with an average 0.7 point, rising from last week’s 3.62 percent average. A year ago, 30-year rates averaged 4.22 percent. 
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Priced at $575,000

Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 2.75
Home Size: 3,430 sq.ft. Garage: 2
Lot Size: 6,792sq.ft. County: King
Property Type: Single Family Detached Year Built: 2009

The Reserve at Deer Park with a long Private drive and protected greenbelt in a cul de sac features this private 4Bd 2.75BTH 3430 Sq Ft Murray Franklyn Home. Fine finishes through out includes Chef's kitchen, slab granite,Hardwood Floors,spacious downstairs den and HUGE upstairs Media room,Designer paint window treatments throughout.All stainless appliances included.Valted Celing in Luxurious Master Suite.Fenced Back Yard w/2 Car Garage. 1 year home warranty free to buyer using Shannon Escrow.

Make an offer on this home on-line at www.BidThisHouse.com

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There are currently 566 active residential homes for sale in Bellevue, with an average price of $900,931; down slightly from our last report.  In addition, there are now 97 short sale listings in Bellevue, at an average price of $502,847, along with now only 8 bank owned homes, at an average price of $456,131.  It appears the market is has shown some signs of stabilization after the last few months of strong sales and lack of inventory. 

There are currently 297 active residential condos for sale in Bellevue, with an average price of $487,634, a fairly substantial uptick in pricing and inventory from the last report.  Short sale inventory is also climbing wit 85 short sale condos in Bellevue, at an average price of $205,142; which is up nearly

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Last week in review (August 13 - 17, 2012)

Stocks and bonds have been competing for investment dollars, as the economic reports continue to deliver mixed results. Read on for details


Table Source: Mortgage Success Source

Several reports last week delivered good news for our economy.  The headline Retail Sales number came in at 0.8%, much higher than expectations. Building permits jumped to their highest level in four years and Consumer Sentiment also improved, coming in higher than expectations. In addition, inflation at the consumer level was tame. This is typically a good sign for bonds, as inflation hurts the value of fixed investments like bonds, which means tame inflation is also good for home loan rates since they are tied to mortgage

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Testimonial For Cary Porter

Our house sold within the time period and the price range that Cary indicated in our first meeting with him. There were a few issues around access to the house due to our alarm system, but otherwise the process was smooth and we would recommend The Cascade Team.

Vince & Delanie - Issaquah

Testimonial For Ann Meisner & Short Sale Team

Ann Meisner was instrumental in helping my sister who is physically disabled and was in a living situation that made it difficult and at times impossible to get out on her own to even go grocery shopping to find a single story rental home that give her better mobility and more freedom. Ann looked far and wide for a place that would

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Real Estate Social MediaConnect on Facebook Follow Us On Twitter YouTube Channeltrulia-vip_120Pinterest The Cascade TeamBid This House Daily Real Estate News | Tuesday, August 21, 2012  

What does it take for a city to make the “best places to live” list? Money Magazine factored in job opportunities, great schools, housing, low crime rates, and quality health care among its criteria for this year’s list of best small places to live in the U.S. 

The top 10 places making its 2012 list are (along with the average housing list prices from July 2012): 

1. Carmel, Ind.
Average list price: $304,340

2. McKinney, Texas
Average list price: $245,917

3. Eden Prairie, Minn.
Average list price: $413,566

4. Newton, Mass.
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Jennifer is ready to "Pump-Up" Your Transactions!

About Jennifer:

I received my Bachelors degree in Psychology and Business from Indiana University, Bloomington and a MBA in Marketing from Wayne State University.  Before I had children I worked for Ford Motor Company and decided to stay home after my first child was born.  Throughout my college years and during my early years as a stay at home mother I competed in various sporting events including bicycling, running and swimming.

Jennifer is also a personal trainer: Visit her website HERE

We are very excited to add Jennifer to The Cascade Team. She will be taking over Laura Flodin's current Transaction Coordinator Agents as well as a few other adjustments to the list I will send out shortly.

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