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Cascade Sotheby’s Brokers Field Trip to Learn More About Off-Grid Living

CSIR Brokers at Three Rivers

Three Rivers Recreation Area at Lake Billy Chinook

On a beautiful fall day in Central Oregon, a dozen of our Cascade Sotheby's International Realty brokers ventured North to visit Three Rivers Recreation Area at Lake Billy Chinook. The trip, inspired by Meg Cummings and Kent Crook, was set up to educate our brokers about the community and the Off-Grid lifestyle that it represents. After touring several homes with Meg, the team was enlightened by a Solar Power educational seminar conducted by Kent who is very knowledgeable...

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


Inner Southeast Portland Individuality

Southeast Portland

Portland’s Hawthorne neighborhoods offer proximity and character

HERE IS A QUINTESSENTIAL Southeast Portland Story: A couple comes in and buys a “true, beat up old PDX square with broad shoulders and six bedrooms,” said Cascade Sotheby’s International Realty broker Dennis Coxen. The couple lives there—fixing it up and building a home business in the space they converted to an office, complete with separate entrance. That business is Happy Coffee, a homegrown indie coffee brand turned successful company commanding shelf space in Fred...

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


First Impression Curb Appeal Tips for Fall

Curb Appeal Fall 2018

BEND, OR – Though, many lament the dwindling days of summer, most of us are open to turning the page with great anticipation of falling leaves, 24/7 football and best of all, pumpkin-spice overdose. Most climates do, however, experience an unfortunate limited window of opportunity to thoroughly immerse themselves in the autumn spirit. For homeowners, the mere thought of raking leaves, yard work and maintenance rekindles memories of lower back pain, but for others, it’s time...

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


Cascade Sotheby’s Partners with Property Management Leader RedAwning

Bend, OR – Cascade Sotheby’s International Realty announced today that it has partnered with the RedAwning Group to support the brokerage’s entry into vacation rental property management and initiate new lead generation for agents and vacation property sales. Cascade Sotheby’s real estate clients can use the program seamlessly for home sales and purchase or rental property revenue streams. Adding the RedAwning solution to  Cascade Sotheby’s portfolio of services,...

categorized in About CSIR, Bend, Central Oregon, Tips


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


Clean Living Event, A Passion of Cascade Sotheby’s Broker Stacey Decker

PORTLAND, OR –  Stacey Decker is passionate about clean living.  A broker based out of Cascade Sotheby's Pearl District location, has taken her first steps to educate the masses, holding a Clean Living event on July 19th, from 5-7pm, at 1321 NW Hoyt Street, Portland. As we all know, there are several definitions of “clean living”. In this case, we’re referring to the use of non-toxic, organic cleansers that pose no danger to your family, friends or pets. Most people...

categorized in About CSIR, Portland, Tips


Cascade Sotheby’s International Realty launches Asia Desk

Portland, Oregon—With consistent demand for real estate in the Pacific Northwest and a record number of foreign buyers scooping up residential properties, Cascade Sotheby's International Realty has launched an Asia Desk to serve the real estate and relocation needs of Asian buyers. Cascade Sotheby’s has appointed a premiere broker and expert in relocation and cross-cultural training, Michael Zhang, to grow that department. A triple threat talent as an elite principal...

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


Broker Stories – Noah Kirshbaum Specializing in New Construction

Portland, OR – When looking to buy or sell a home in the Greater Portland Area, you won’t find an agent more respected or in-demand  than Noah Kirshbaum. Noah and the Kirshbaum Group excel at all types of transactions but specialize in the unique demands of new construction. Before getting his license, Noah was remodeling and flipping his own investment proper ties and really knows the process inside and out. "I have a different sort of team model. I have partners who are...

categorized in About CSIR, Portland, Tips


Cascade Sotheby’s Brokers Receive Advanced RMLS Training

BEND, OR – On Thursday, June 14, Cascade Sotheby’s International Realty hosted an advanced RMLS training session at their Old Mill headquarters. The class was led by Michael Babbitt, a Managing Principal Broker with Cascade Sotheby’s, covering Portland Metro, the Oregon Coast, and SW Washington, with over 10 years of industry expertise in buying, selling, legal and short sales. RMLS.com (Regional Multiple Listing Service) is a comprehensive searchable database of real...

categorized in About CSIR, Bend, Central Oregon, Portland, Tips


Brewing a Baby in Bend: A Guide for Mammas-to-Be in Central Oregon

BEND, OREGON – Anyone who lives in Bend, Oregon understands it’s a town that caters to an outdoor lifestyle. After a day of skiing or hiking, an afternoon enjoying local beer is often a common pastime. So, when I discovered that I was expecting my first baby this summer, I thought my active lifestyle would change dramatically – I was so wrong! Fortunately, Bend, Oregon is a wonderful place to stay active (and social) during your pregnancy, not to mention an amazing place...

categorized in About CSIR, Bend, Central Oregon, Sisters, Sunriver, Tips, What to Do


Cascade Sotheby’s Brokers Field Trip to Learn More About Off-Grid Living

CSIR Brokers at Three Rivers

Three Rivers Recreation Area at Lake Billy Chinook

On a beautiful fall day in Central Oregon, a dozen of our Cascade Sotheby's International Realty brokers ventured North to visit Three Rivers Recreation Area at Lake Billy Chinook. The trip, inspired by Meg Cummings and Kent Crook, was set up to educate our brokers about the community and the Off-Grid lifestyle that it represents. After touring several homes with Meg, the team was enlightened by a Solar Power educational seminar conducted by Kent who is very knowledgeable...

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


Inner Southeast Portland Individuality

Southeast Portland

Portland’s Hawthorne neighborhoods offer proximity and character

HERE IS A QUINTESSENTIAL Southeast Portland Story: A couple comes in and buys a “true, beat up old PDX square with broad shoulders and six bedrooms,” said Cascade Sotheby’s International Realty broker Dennis Coxen. The couple lives there—fixing it up and building a home business in the space they converted to an office, complete with separate entrance. That business is Happy Coffee, a homegrown indie coffee brand turned successful company commanding shelf space in Fred...

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


First Impression Curb Appeal Tips for Fall

Curb Appeal Fall 2018

BEND, OR – Though, many lament the dwindling days of summer, most of us are open to turning the page with great anticipation of falling leaves, 24/7 football and best of all, pumpkin-spice overdose. Most climates do, however, experience an unfortunate limited window of opportunity to thoroughly immerse themselves in the autumn spirit. For homeowners, the mere thought of raking leaves, yard work and maintenance rekindles memories of lower back pain, but for others, it’s time...

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


Cascade Sotheby’s Partners with Property Management Leader RedAwning

Bend, OR – Cascade Sotheby’s International Realty announced today that it has partnered with the RedAwning Group to support the brokerage’s entry into vacation rental property management and initiate new lead generation for agents and vacation property sales. Cascade Sotheby’s real estate clients can use the program seamlessly for home sales and purchase or rental property revenue streams. Adding the RedAwning solution to  Cascade Sotheby’s portfolio of services,...

categorized in About CSIR, Bend, Central Oregon, Tips


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


Clean Living Event, A Passion of Cascade Sotheby’s Broker Stacey Decker

PORTLAND, OR –  Stacey Decker is passionate about clean living.  A broker based out of Cascade Sotheby's Pearl District location, has taken her first steps to educate the masses, holding a Clean Living event on July 19th, from 5-7pm, at 1321 NW Hoyt Street, Portland. As we all know, there are several definitions of “clean living”. In this case, we’re referring to the use of non-toxic, organic cleansers that pose no danger to your family, friends or pets. Most people...

categorized in About CSIR, Portland, Tips


Cascade Sotheby’s International Realty launches Asia Desk

Portland, Oregon—With consistent demand for real estate in the Pacific Northwest and a record number of foreign buyers scooping up residential properties, Cascade Sotheby's International Realty has launched an Asia Desk to serve the real estate and relocation needs of Asian buyers. Cascade Sotheby’s has appointed a premiere broker and expert in relocation and cross-cultural training, Michael Zhang, to grow that department. A triple threat talent as an elite principal...

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


Broker Stories – Noah Kirshbaum Specializing in New Construction

Portland, OR – When looking to buy or sell a home in the Greater Portland Area, you won’t find an agent more respected or in-demand  than Noah Kirshbaum. Noah and the Kirshbaum Group excel at all types of transactions but specialize in the unique demands of new construction. Before getting his license, Noah was remodeling and flipping his own investment proper ties and really knows the process inside and out. "I have a different sort of team model. I have partners who are...

categorized in About CSIR, Portland, Tips


Cascade Sotheby’s Brokers Receive Advanced RMLS Training

BEND, OR – On Thursday, June 14, Cascade Sotheby’s International Realty hosted an advanced RMLS training session at their Old Mill headquarters. The class was led by Michael Babbitt, a Managing Principal Broker with Cascade Sotheby’s, covering Portland Metro, the Oregon Coast, and SW Washington, with over 10 years of industry expertise in buying, selling, legal and short sales. RMLS.com (Regional Multiple Listing Service) is a comprehensive searchable database of real...

categorized in About CSIR, Bend, Central Oregon, Portland, Tips


Brewing a Baby in Bend: A Guide for Mammas-to-Be in Central Oregon

BEND, OREGON – Anyone who lives in Bend, Oregon understands it’s a town that caters to an outdoor lifestyle. After a day of skiing or hiking, an afternoon enjoying local beer is often a common pastime. So, when I discovered that I was expecting my first baby this summer, I thought my active lifestyle would change dramatically – I was so wrong! Fortunately, Bend, Oregon is a wonderful place to stay active (and social) during your pregnancy, not to mention an amazing place...

categorized in About CSIR, Bend, Central Oregon, Sisters, Sunriver, Tips, What to Do


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