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Found 18 entries for December, 2016.

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It’s time to do the math and elevate your business!

8 (x) the Business (And future referrals) and 7 (X) the Money with INCREASING Inventory up 21%!

1) The average Real Estate Broker in WA does 3.36 deals…
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Gary Firth

  • Office:  1-800-509-6905 ext. 1147
  • Cell: 360-921-4075
  • Fax: 425-996-9520

We are very happy to officially welcome Gary Firth to The Cascade Team. Gary has over 25 years’ experience in Real Estate with 18 years as a Managing Broker. Gary will be running our new Vancouver Washington office, and helping to serve Southwestern Washington as well as the Portland Metro area. Gary is going to be a wonderful asset to The Cascade Team and his new office is sure to grow quickly!


Cascade Team Real Estate agents are proactive in serving their customers, studying the

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 By Teke Wiggin

I would be very interested in hearing comments of this topic. At The Cascade Team we already have a "Make An Offer" button on all of our in-house listings, so this is something we could fairly easily modify and do.... But there are definitely some negatives to go along with possible advantages. As an Agent/Broker I would love to hear from you, and also as a home Seller/Buyer I would love to get your thoughts!

How the process works and the arguments for and against its use

  • Brokerages and tech firms are experimenting with "transparent bidding," which shows buyers all the offers made on a listing.
  • Supporters say this fetches top dollar for sellers, but skeptics say that's often not true because it takes away one of their
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Newly Listed Home For Sale by Local Realtor Rebecca Medrano

Peoria AZ house for sale with a pool by local Realtor Rebecca Medrano (602.509.1099). This 4 bedroom home includes 3 bathrooms, 2,900 square feet, is listed at $399,000 and is located in Pleasant Valley Estates in Peoria zip code of 85383. Be sure to check this one out here:


27074 N. 97TH LANE, PEORIA, ARIZONA 85383

Attractive, single level, gated community home, located in Pleasant Valley Estates. This 4 bedroom, 3 bathroom residence in the booming city of Peoria is one to check out! Including 3 full car garage, built in above storage to keep your extra belongings tidy. The 2903 square feet of generous space offers a sitting room, formal

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You can still be festive. These tips will help you celebrate — without alienating would-be buyers - BY: Neila Deen   

Selling your home through the holiday season can certainly come with a few challenges. Chilly, wet weather and falling leaves in November and December might mean more raking and shoveling to keep your home pristine. However, the damp weather and dark skies don’t have to squelch your holiday spirit. In fact, the holidays are a perfect time to showcase the warmth and character of your home to prospective buyers.

If you’ve already got the basics of staging under control — meaning you’ve pared down, freshened up and added a splash of color — you’re ready to follow these seven do’s to create an appropriately festive home for sale.

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The Seattle residential real estate market is not taking time off for an end-of-year breather!

  • “Last year’s holiday season ended up being the best time to sell a home around King County”
  • November showed a 13.2 percent drop in inventory of single family homes.
  • November also showed a 31.3 percent spike in closed home sales.
  • And an 11 percent increase in prices compared to the same month a year ago.

KIRKLAND, Washington (Dec. 5, 2016) – Pending sales of homes hit an all-time high for the month of November according to the latest statistics from Northwest Multiple Listing Service. The report covering 23 counties around Washington state also shows the number of new listings added during the month plunged to the lowest level in 11

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RESULTS: Our clients' TOTAL combination of 
savings and value for the last 18 months!

And this AMAZING total is just for our results page…. Meaning only for homes we sold in under 7 Days going for OVER asking price… If you add in all of the homes we sold that took slightly longer than 7 days or were at full price or close to it that number reaches an astonishing $15 Million+!


The Cascade Team provides a full service experience that is a step above; by executing a marketing plan that is unique to your home, rich in technology and high in service.  We leverage the most innovative technological tools to provide the most exposure possible for your home to increase the communication and

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  The holiday season is a time to reflect on family, good fortune and unity. But a recent study serves to remind us that holiday revelry and merriment can blind us to some of the season’s most dangerous and ubiquitous hazards.  

As online shopping grows in popularity, the number of porch pirates is growing. Packages left near doorsteps can be motivation for thieves to swipe unopened boxes from porches or even mailboxes.

Twenty-three million Americans have had packages stolen from their home before they could open them, according to a recent study by InsuranceQuotes.

The online shopping trend is increasing opportunities for thieves to swipe from doorsteps. Shoppers now make 51 percent of their purchases online, up from 47 percent in

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