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KIRKLAND, Wash. (Jan. 21, 2016) – Members of Northwest Multiple Listing Service reported 88,331 closed sales during 2015, outgaining the prior year’s volume of 77,276 transactions for a 14.3 percent increase.

Measured by dollars, last year’s sales of single family homes and condominiums were valued at more than $34 billion. Compared to 2014, that dollar volume represents a gain of nearly 23 percent.

The sales activity reflects the work of 23,800 brokers across 23 counties in the member-owned Northwest MLS.

Last year’s completed sales included 75,975 single family homes (about 86 percent of the total) and 12,356 condominiums. The total units and dollar volume surpassed the previous highs during 2007 when members registered 82,197 sales

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KIRKLAND, Wash. (Jan. 21, 2016) – Members of Northwest Multiple Listing Service reported 88,331 closed sales during 2015, outgaining the prior year’s volume of 77,276 transactions for a 14.3 percent increase.

Measured by dollars, last year’s sales of single family homes and condominiums were valued at more than $34 billion. Compared to 2014, that dollar volume represents a gain of nearly 23 percent.

The sales activity reflects the work of 23,800 brokers across 23 counties in the member-owned Northwest MLS.

Last year’s completed sales included 75,975 single family homes (about 86 percent of the total) and 12,356 condominiums. The total units and dollar volume surpassed the previous highs during 2007 when members registered 82,197 sales valued

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Newly listed home in Snoqualmie Ridge Community 

Fantastic Home for Sale  7249 Autumn Avenue SE, Snoqualmie, WA  98065

Immaculate and private home in the heart of Snoqualmie Ridge and located on quiet street with greenbelt. Find yourself at ease in this well maintained home with park like setting. Boasting 4 large bedrooms with walk in closets, loft and separate living and dining rooms plus spacious family room that leads to your private backyard. Excellent location with walking distance to shopping, restaurants, YMCA & award winning Cascade Elementary school. A gardeners dream with large fully fenced private yard. Extra parking and storage shed/shop behind home. Hurry this home won't last long. Contact Leanna Young for more information at 425-829-1029.

 

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Welcome To The Cascade Team Sue Kicha!

Sue Kicha

  • Office:  1-800-509-6905 ext. 1108
  • Mobile:  425-614-8369
  • Fax: 425-996-9520
  • suekicha@thecascadeteam.com

We are happy to welcome Sue Kicha to The Cascade Team!

Sue was encouraged to join The Cascade Team by fellow agent, Shawn LeProwse.  He suggested this move to The Cascade Team to help propel a successful real estate business. Prior to becoming an agent Sue worked as an Air Traffic Controller for seven years, did some freelance writing and home schooled her two children. She is looking to start her first year at the cascade team with a few transactions a month and gradually progress that number each month throughout the next five years. She enjoys spending time and playing the

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Sammamish Real Estate Market Stats

We track the market in Sammamish closely and update this page every month. Want to know what all of this data means for you? Contact us here You can also access information about many of the different subdivisions located in Sammamish, get detailed school reports, demographics and information on everything from local shopping to education and income levels.

Number of Active Homes in Sammamish

Number of Sold Homes in Sammamish

Median & Average Price of Sold Homes in Sammamish

Median price is the midpoint between the highest and lowest price. Median prices give a more accurate picture of pricing because it's not skewed by unusually high or low priced sales. Find out the price of your home
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Phoenix Area Home Builders Remain Optimistic

A monthly survey of builder sentiment held steady in January. The National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI) stands at 60, in positive territory, and well above 50 which is the line between positive and negative sentiment.

Current sales condition rose two points to 67 in January. The index measuring sales expectations in the next six months fell three points to 63, and the index measuring buyer traffic dropped two points to 44. Buyer traffic has yet to break out of negative territory.

"January's HMI reading is right in line with our forecast of modest growth for housing," said NAHB Chief Economist David Crowe. "The economic outlook remains promising, as consumers

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Welcome To The Cascade Team Wendy Thomas!

Wendy Thomas

  • Office: 1-800-509-6905 ext. 1111
  • Fax:  425-996-9520
  • Cell:  907-440-4976
  • wendy@thecascadeteam.com

We are happy to welcome Wendy Thomas to The Cascade Team!

I have been selling real estate for 27 years, I started in the sunny Hawaiian islands, selling coffee plantations in 1988, then I moved to Concord, California to manage a Better Homes realty office.  From there I went to Alaska and have been a managing broker for Remax for the last 20 years.  I'm a specialist in new construction and resale. After over 850 transactions in Alaska, I have relocated to the Pacific Northwest to pursue my dream of helping people find the home of their dreams!

Wendy will be a wonderful

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What Is My Seattle, Phoenix or San Diego Home Worth?

Selling a home is a seller's market is far different from selling a home in a buyer's market. If you are wondering about our current market, then let me assure you: It is indeed a fabulous time to sell! Not only will your "days on market" be remarkably fewer in a sellers’ market, but you might receive multiple offers, which could drive up the sales price.

It's generally a good idea to take advantage of pent-up demand because it's the demand that drives competition. The larger number of buyers for your home ought to increase the odds you'll make more money. Some homes, especially those referred to as unique homes, meaning homes that can be difficult to sell in any real estate market, will generally stand a better chance of selling in a seller's

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Colorado Welcomes The Cascade Team Real Estate

 

Open Interviews and Company Informational Events:

  

Denver/Wednesday: 50 South Steel Street, Suite 250: January 27th from 1:00 to 4 pm


1. Pick one day each week to work ON your business and your marketing

2. Focus on one target market at a time. 

3. Plan to dominate

4. Stop settling for advertising that “pays for itself” and only do advertising that MULTIPLIES itself. 

5. Decide to focus on getting RICH not famous.

6. Quit cold prospecting and focus on getting prospects to call you.

7. Get Your current Clients to lead you to your NEXT clients 

8. Focus on the lifetime value of your clients.

9. Nail Your Next Listing Presentation

10. Change the

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The Science Behind Green Building

Sustainable building takes most of us back to the classroom for a refresher on the physical properties of energy, air, and water. Green building practices, as well the selection of the appropriate building materials, revolve around a few basic principles of science. Science is what sustainable building relies on, principles that once understood can guide you every step of the way, including:

    • A house is a system of interrelated parts.
    • Energy loses some of its potential each time it is converted from one form to another, which explains why passive solar heat is much more efficient than electric heat.
    • Form follows function when it comes to design, meaning that construction should be
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