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We are very excited to welcome Tony Russell to The Cascade Team! Tony comes from a long background in Real Estate. His Father owns a Brokerage in West Virginia and Tony grew up working in the Brokerage alongside his Dad and Mother. 

Tony, along with his vast other talents is also an ordained minister and did the honor of marrying Janet and I last April!

Welcome Tony Russell!

Cell Phone: 425-999-6127

Fax: 425-996-9520

I am excited to partner with my wife Amy to offer you simply outrageous service with The Cascade Team!  Amy and I have three children and therefore we know how difficult it is to make it to all the soccer games, school activities, meetings, and still maintain a level of sanity.  And if you add trying to buy or sell your own

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At The Cascade Team, NOT charging a desk fee is just the beginning of what we provide to our agents.  Our innovative tools in conjunction with our marketing, training and mentoring support are what differentiate us from all other brokerages.  We are invested in your success!

Together, success just like the agents highlighted below, is within your reach.


Here is your chance to be part of an innovative Real Estate Brokerage thats changing how things are done.

We are a FULL Service company with a comprehensive marketing plan, great training and support, and great agents! We save our clients thousands on the sale of their home, give them the support and service level they want, and in the process are building a name for ourselves that is second

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We are very happy to welcome Misti Barrientos to The Cascade Team. Many of us have done business with Misti as she sat site for Murray Franklin at Snoqualmie Ridge. Misti has always been a top notch and very trustworthy person to do business with and we are very excited to bring someone of her caliber to The Cascade Team!

Misti's contact information is:


My goal is to provide my clients with the expertise they expect, the guidance they trust, and the uncompromised service they deserve while establishing a long term business relationship.

Over 15 years of experience in customer service, property management and sales, my career includes leasing and selling multi-family and single family homes.  While leasing

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Priced at $1,850

Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 2.5
Home Size: 2,510 sq.ft. Garage: 2
Lot Size: 4,200 sq.ft. County: King
Property Type: Rental Year Built: 2003

Must see this like new, beautifully maintained, one owner 4 bdrm, 2.5 bath home featuring a formal dining living room with plenty of windows. The oversized family room with gas fireplace is open to the light filled eat in kitchen with hardwood floors and gas range. Upstairs find 4 bdrms plus loft including a large master suite with walk-in closet & private master bath. Utility room is also upstairs. Two car garage & fully fenced yard on a quiet cul-de-sac. Please call helpful listing agent with questions.

Leanna Young

Real Estate Broker


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Priced at $2,795

Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 3.5
Home Size: 3,190 sq.ft. Garage: 3
Lot Size: 6,462 sq.ft. Community: Snoqualmie Ridge
County: King Property Type: Rental
Year Built: 2006

Better than new Conner home located on the 10th green w/ golf course and stunning mountain views. Extensive upgrades including cherry wood floors, crown moulding, and main floor den w/custom cabinets. Gourmet kitchen features dacor/bosch appliances, slab granite countertops and custom tile backsplash. Darling Jack and Jill bath separate extra bedrooms. Spacious master suite w/expansive closet and materbath w/granite counters and tile floors. Come relax in your own backyard oasis.

Leanna Young

Real Estate Broker


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  Daily Real Estate News |     Thursday, September 20, 2012    

A high number of home buyers are still walking away from their contracts, even as the housing market picks up and sales are on a rise, new data from Capital Economics shows. Nearly 18 percent of signed contracts on existing home sales were canceled from May through July. 

What’s more, 36 percent of real estate professionals say they’ve experienced a problem with a contract, whether that be a delay, negotiations on the sales term, or a cancellation of the contract, according to the National Association of REALTORS®.

What’s leading to the high number of cancellations? 

For one, some are blaming tight lending requirements for causing more contract cancellations.

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Priced at $470,000

Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 2.25
Home Size: 2,340 sq.ft. Garage: 2
Lot Size: 45,738 sq.ft. Community: Union Hill
County: King Property Type: Single Family Home
Year Built: 1984 MLS Number: 406798

Immaculate home in breathtaking setting on over an acre. Spacious kitchen opens to the sunny formal dining room with sun bench overlooking the huge deck. Magnificent great room with wood burning stove vaulted ceilings is open to both dining & kitchen, the perfect layout for entertaining. Rare main floor master suite features walk in closet & master bath with skylight. Main floor also offers a welcoming entry, 2 additional bedrooms, huge pantry/laundry room and a full bath. Upstairs offers endless options with a huge bonus loft,

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  Marisa Ormando & Stan Chang                                       


We are a Sammamish premier agent for Zillow & Trulia Pro and serve clients throughout the Eastside.  

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There's something disturbing in the woods of Sammamish.  A hunger that is never satisfied.  A howling that never silences. A fear that grows larger with every heartbeat.

Every year at the end of October a fearsome shadow falls over Beaver Lake Park. A group of demented, dedicated volunteers crawls out to assemble an event that will leave you screaming.

Are you ready to enter our Nightmare?

Goblins much appreciated ...

  • Set and Stage Design and Construction, Tuesday 9/25th through Tuesday 10/16th, daily
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By Marcelle Sussman Fischler | – Mon, Sep 17, 2012

The Meera Sky Garden House in Singapore (Photo: Guz Architects) Carpets of green have topped dwellings since ancient times. If you believe the legend, the Hanging Gardens of Babylon blanketed an entire palace in exotic greenery. And during the Viking days, sod roofs made of earth were all the rage.
Once a relic of earlier civilizations, living rooftops are blooming once more, albeit with modern technologies like irrigation and drainage systems — eco-friendly alternatives to materials like asphalt or tile.

“You have to have a bit of a green thumb,” said Katy Brahler, who along with husband, Gary, “wanted to go as green as we could,” when they hired Cleveland architect Robert Maschke to

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September 19, 2012

Last week in review (September 10 - 14, 2012)

Last week, the Fed announced another round of Quantitative Easing (QE3). Read on to learn what QE is, why the Fed announced QE3,and what this means for home loan rates.

Table source: Mortgage Success Source

What is Quantitative Easing? Quantitative Easing is the concept of the Fed becoming a buyer of treasuries and bonds to try to stimulate the economy. Oftentimes, the Fed does Quantitative Easing when they are hoping to (1) create inflation and avoid a deflationary economy, (2) lower the unemployment rate, and (3) boost stock prices.

Why did the Fed announce QE3? With our economy still struggling (especially our housing and labor markets) and inflation appearing tame, QE3 was

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