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British Buyers Keeping an Eye on U.S. Destinations – Including Portland, Oregon

Manhattan, New York Why A decade of construction fervor has transformed New York’s skyline. In the Financial District, the spire of One World Trade Center—the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere—now soars above the haunting 9/11 Memorial. Further north, West Chelsea’s former factories and old brownstones now border a clutch of contemporary masterpieces— from Zaha Hadid’s sinuous condo to Bjarke Ingels’s twisted towers, which, once complete, will house...

categorized in About CSIR, Lake Oswego, Portland, Southwest Washington, The Pearl, Tips


Goodbye, City Life… Green Acres is the Place for Me!

OREGON/SW WASHINGTON – Just a few lines into the classic ‘60’s sitcom Green Acres, and your mindset is pretty easily transformed from “never in a million years,” to “well… maybe.” “Farm livin' is the life for me; Land spreadin' out so far and wide; Keep Manhattan, just give me that countryside.” What was once a popular idealistic movement away from the stresses associated with city culture, has returned – with the help of modern technology. While there is...

categorized in About CSIR, Central Oregon, Farm, Ranch & Vineyard, Sisters


Cascade Sotheby’s Lists Home Featured in “Pop Classic” Twilight Saga

ST. HELENS, OR – The Pacific Northwest has seen its fair share of media exposure over the past few years, as affordable production costs and ethereal environments have provided backdrops and sets that help bring scripts to life. From the original television series Portlandia, to a laundry list of cinema classics such as Animal House, One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, The Goonies and Stand by Me, and more recently the movie Wild, starring Oscar Winner Reese Witherspoon, Oregon...

categorized in About CSIR, Lake Oswego, Portland, The Pearl, Vancouver


Cascade Sotheby’s International Realty and Polo Noir – A Perfect Match!

WEST LINN, OR – Polo in Portland? Who knew? Actually, a great many of Oregonians are proud followers of the longtime equestrian sport and culture surrounding the "Sport of Kings." Scheduled for Saturday, August 11, 2018, the 3rd Annual Polo Noir, will be held at the Portland Polo Fields, home to the Hidden Creek Polo Club. It’s a majestic 88-acre property that is privately owned and maintained. The event will be held on one of the three Polo fields, the Championship Field...

categorized in About CSIR, Lake Oswego, Portland, What to Do


Cascade Sotheby’s International Realty Lists Ultimate Pacific NW Dream Home

World-class property first time on market in one of America’s most desirable cities PORTLAND, OR – Sometimes location, location, location is only part of a larger premiere luxury experience that is sure to entice even the most discriminating buyer. One of Oregon's most esteemed real estate professionals, Veronica Park, a Principal Broker at Cascade Sotheby's International Realty, just listed a 10,000+-square-foot custom signature home and accompanying 4,500-square-foot guest...

categorized in About CSIR, Portland, Southwest Washington, The Pearl, Vancouver


Camp Tamarack Teaches Kids to ‘Live More’!

SISTERS, OR ­– With common mantras such as ‘Discover More’, ‘Inspire More’, ‘Dream More’, and especially ‘Live More’, Camp Tamarack could possibly be the Shangri-La of kids’ summer camps – and, well, it may be just that. This local camp was founded over 80 years ago on Dark Lake, just up the road from Suttle Lake. It was originally operated as a horse camp for girls from the Portland area, who traveled there to spend their entire summers in the woods along...

categorized in About CSIR, Bend, Central Oregon, Sisters, Sunriver


The Bend Food Project and Cascade Sotheby’s Partner to Feed Central Oregonians in Need

BEND, OR – A recent company email addressed to ‘Everyone’ read, “It's that time again, and collections are needed as people typically donate less during the summer, while need increases. Please let me know if you could take a bag or two. I can bring by your office and will be delivering the filled bags week of August 8th.” Myra Girod, a Principal Broker with Cascade Sotheby’s International Realty, is passionate about giving back. One cause that she is a strong advocate...

categorized in About CSIR, Bend, Central Oregon, Sisters, Sunriver


Ron Davis, Central Oregon Real Estate Fixture Will be Missed

BEND, OR – This past week saw the passing of longtime fixture of the Central Oregon real estate community, Ron Davis. A Principal Broker with Cascade Sotheby’s International Realty for over 10 years, Davis passed away early Thursday morning, July 19, 2018. Ron was a top producing ranch broker for over 25 years, receiving multiple awards for his work and dedication to the real estate business, even being inducted into the RE/MAX Hall of Fame prior to joining CSIR. Deb...

categorized in About CSIR, Bend, Central Oregon, Farm, Ranch & Vineyard, Sisters, Sunriver


Real Estate and Equestrian Passions Support At-Risk Youth

LAKE OSWEGO, OR – Riding horses since only 7-years old, Laura Piccard, a broker with Cascade Sotheby’s International Realty, Lake Oswego, realizes how fortunate she has been to be able to combine her two greatest passions – horses and real estate. Inheriting her mother’s love of riding, Laura claims that it’s in her blood. Taking care of the horses and cleaning stalls fueled her appetite to ride, as she began competing at an early age. Now, as an adult, Laura maintains...

categorized in About CSIR, Bend, Central Oregon, Farm, Ranch & Vineyard, Lake Oswego, Oregon Coast, Portland, Sisters, Southwest Washington, Sunriver, The Pearl, Vancouver, What to Do


Riverfront Living on McKenzie Bridge

MCKENZIE BRIDGE, OR – Much of the conversation about riverfront living in Central Oregon generally involves being perched somewhere along the Deschutes. But, on the other hand, heading down picturesque Route 126 on the way to Eugene, where the trees seem to practically form an arbor around the road, you begin to see a long trail of homes and cottages that dot the shoreline of the rushing McKenzie River. Along these banks, are where families and friends have gathered for...

categorized in About CSIR, Central Oregon, Portland, Sisters


British Buyers Keeping an Eye on U.S. Destinations – Including Portland, Oregon

Manhattan, New York Why A decade of construction fervor has transformed New York’s skyline. In the Financial District, the spire of One World Trade Center—the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere—now soars above the haunting 9/11 Memorial. Further north, West Chelsea’s former factories and old brownstones now border a clutch of contemporary masterpieces— from Zaha Hadid’s sinuous condo to Bjarke Ingels’s twisted towers, which, once complete, will house...

categorized in About CSIR, Lake Oswego, Portland, Southwest Washington, The Pearl, Tips


Goodbye, City Life… Green Acres is the Place for Me!

OREGON/SW WASHINGTON – Just a few lines into the classic ‘60’s sitcom Green Acres, and your mindset is pretty easily transformed from “never in a million years,” to “well… maybe.” “Farm livin' is the life for me; Land spreadin' out so far and wide; Keep Manhattan, just give me that countryside.” What was once a popular idealistic movement away from the stresses associated with city culture, has returned – with the help of modern technology. While there is...

categorized in About CSIR, Central Oregon, Farm, Ranch & Vineyard, Sisters


Cascade Sotheby’s Lists Home Featured in “Pop Classic” Twilight Saga

ST. HELENS, OR – The Pacific Northwest has seen its fair share of media exposure over the past few years, as affordable production costs and ethereal environments have provided backdrops and sets that help bring scripts to life. From the original television series Portlandia, to a laundry list of cinema classics such as Animal House, One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, The Goonies and Stand by Me, and more recently the movie Wild, starring Oscar Winner Reese Witherspoon, Oregon...

categorized in About CSIR, Lake Oswego, Portland, The Pearl, Vancouver


Cascade Sotheby’s International Realty and Polo Noir – A Perfect Match!

WEST LINN, OR – Polo in Portland? Who knew? Actually, a great many of Oregonians are proud followers of the longtime equestrian sport and culture surrounding the "Sport of Kings." Scheduled for Saturday, August 11, 2018, the 3rd Annual Polo Noir, will be held at the Portland Polo Fields, home to the Hidden Creek Polo Club. It’s a majestic 88-acre property that is privately owned and maintained. The event will be held on one of the three Polo fields, the Championship Field...

categorized in About CSIR, Lake Oswego, Portland, What to Do


Cascade Sotheby’s International Realty Lists Ultimate Pacific NW Dream Home

World-class property first time on market in one of America’s most desirable cities PORTLAND, OR – Sometimes location, location, location is only part of a larger premiere luxury experience that is sure to entice even the most discriminating buyer. One of Oregon's most esteemed real estate professionals, Veronica Park, a Principal Broker at Cascade Sotheby's International Realty, just listed a 10,000+-square-foot custom signature home and accompanying 4,500-square-foot guest...

categorized in About CSIR, Portland, Southwest Washington, The Pearl, Vancouver


Camp Tamarack Teaches Kids to ‘Live More’!

SISTERS, OR ­– With common mantras such as ‘Discover More’, ‘Inspire More’, ‘Dream More’, and especially ‘Live More’, Camp Tamarack could possibly be the Shangri-La of kids’ summer camps – and, well, it may be just that. This local camp was founded over 80 years ago on Dark Lake, just up the road from Suttle Lake. It was originally operated as a horse camp for girls from the Portland area, who traveled there to spend their entire summers in the woods along...

categorized in About CSIR, Bend, Central Oregon, Sisters, Sunriver


The Bend Food Project and Cascade Sotheby’s Partner to Feed Central Oregonians in Need

BEND, OR – A recent company email addressed to ‘Everyone’ read, “It's that time again, and collections are needed as people typically donate less during the summer, while need increases. Please let me know if you could take a bag or two. I can bring by your office and will be delivering the filled bags week of August 8th.” Myra Girod, a Principal Broker with Cascade Sotheby’s International Realty, is passionate about giving back. One cause that she is a strong advocate...

categorized in About CSIR, Bend, Central Oregon, Sisters, Sunriver


Ron Davis, Central Oregon Real Estate Fixture Will be Missed

BEND, OR – This past week saw the passing of longtime fixture of the Central Oregon real estate community, Ron Davis. A Principal Broker with Cascade Sotheby’s International Realty for over 10 years, Davis passed away early Thursday morning, July 19, 2018. Ron was a top producing ranch broker for over 25 years, receiving multiple awards for his work and dedication to the real estate business, even being inducted into the RE/MAX Hall of Fame prior to joining CSIR. Deb...

categorized in About CSIR, Bend, Central Oregon, Farm, Ranch & Vineyard, Sisters, Sunriver


Real Estate and Equestrian Passions Support At-Risk Youth

LAKE OSWEGO, OR – Riding horses since only 7-years old, Laura Piccard, a broker with Cascade Sotheby’s International Realty, Lake Oswego, realizes how fortunate she has been to be able to combine her two greatest passions – horses and real estate. Inheriting her mother’s love of riding, Laura claims that it’s in her blood. Taking care of the horses and cleaning stalls fueled her appetite to ride, as she began competing at an early age. Now, as an adult, Laura maintains...

categorized in About CSIR, Bend, Central Oregon, Farm, Ranch & Vineyard, Lake Oswego, Oregon Coast, Portland, Sisters, Southwest Washington, Sunriver, The Pearl, Vancouver, What to Do


Riverfront Living on McKenzie Bridge

MCKENZIE BRIDGE, OR – Much of the conversation about riverfront living in Central Oregon generally involves being perched somewhere along the Deschutes. But, on the other hand, heading down picturesque Route 126 on the way to Eugene, where the trees seem to practically form an arbor around the road, you begin to see a long trail of homes and cottages that dot the shoreline of the rushing McKenzie River. Along these banks, are where families and friends have gathered for...

categorized in About CSIR, Central Oregon, Portland, Sisters


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