The only thing more scary than paying too high of a commission to sell your home… Is realizing that you don’t have too while getting even MORE service and support than most brokerages offer at a higher fee!

The Cascade Team Agents are Full Service. We are a real estate company like no other, because of the tools, service and savings we provide our clients with. We understand that in today’s fast paced environment, we need to provide a high level of service, utilize technology to keep our clients up to date at all times and provide added value to both buyers and sellers in the transaction. By leveraging these technological tools, it allows our agents to focus more of their time to servicing our clients, and also provide the most comprehensive…

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After recently being named the safest large city in Washington, Sammamish has now been named the #1 Small City in the entire United States!

Sammamish Voted Safest Large City in Washington

Sammamish landed the No. 1 spot on Wallethub’s list of best small cities. The rankings were based on five categories: affordability, economic health, education and health, quality of life and safety, according to results released Tuesday by the personal finance website.

The city of about 66,000 is located 21 miles east of Seattle. Located on the east bank of Lake Sammamish, the city is perched on a plateau. The city has one of the highest median incomes in the nation for a city of its size. Sammamish offers a low-density, suburban lifestyle, and it also has…

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It's official: famous haunted houses and homes used in horror films sell for much more than their neighbors!

If you live in a house with a reputation for being haunted, you may, understandably, think that potential buyers may be put off it. And yet, recent research* shows that anything but is the case.

It turns out that if you live in a home that’s known for being haunted or even just a house that has an association with a famous horror film, you may not need much property advice for selling it – it is guaranteed to be in demand, and sell for more than other comparable properties in the area.

According to new research, buyers will pay more money for a haunted house or for homes that have been made famous by appearing in horror movies. In…

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The safest large city in Washington was Sammamish. Located on the east bank of Lake Sammamish, the city is perched on a plateau. The city has one of the highest median incomes in the nation for a city of its size. Sammamish offers a low-density, suburban lifestyle, and it also has excellent public schools.

Search Sammamish Homes For Sale HERE

In this study, AdvisorSmith used data provided by the Federal Bureau of Investigation on reported crimes in the state of Washington to discover the safest communities in the state. Using data on crimes reported by cities and law enforcement within the state, we calculated a crime score for each city based upon the number of reported crimes and the mix of crimes committed in each city. Our crime score…

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Would you buy a haunted house? According to a recent poll that’s been released by Real Estate Witch, 73% of Americans said that they would at least consider it. The recent poll surveyed a total of 1,000 Americans who were asked 20 questions regarding their paranormal experiences, what they prefer when buying a home, etc…


Among people who believe in the supernatural, 44% say paranormal activity has increased since the pandemic began — yet more than half of Americans say problems such as mold or foundation issues are still scarier than living in a haunted house.

As Americans plan their Halloween costumes and indulge in scary movie marathons this October, many sense a ghostly chill in the air. 

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  •          Northwest MLS brokers report gains in new listings, closed sales, prices versus year ago!
  •          Historically low interest rates and inventory shortages as factors contributing to a “very active market.”
  •          The housing market intensity for each new listing will continue its upward trajectory as the first of the year approaches.
  •          Shortage of supply still remains a significant issue.

KIRKLAND, Washington (October 6, 2021) – September’s housing market remained “very active” to “frenzied” around Washington state with brokers reporting year-over-year (YOY) gains in new listings, closed sales, and prices. Brokers with Northwest Multiple Listing Service also detected growing stability in the condominium market.

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“Did you hear that?  I feel like I am being watched.  There are things going bump in the night.”

As a buyer, these aren’t the things you want to say after you moved into your new home.  Fortunately, for the month of October, you can have a thorough paranormal activity inspection to reassure you that, yes, you were just imaging it. 

The Cascade Team and Eastside Home Inspectors have announced that they are teaming up to offer Paranormal Inspections to buyers as part of the home inspection process.

In addition to their standard process, the inspectors will conclude home inspections by using state of the art thermal cameras to find out if the homes have any unusual activity such as ghostly apparitions, unidentified orbs, objects moving without…

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