Veronica Park: Country Real Estate Broker in Oregon

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Cascade Sotheby's International Realty broker Veronica Park specializes in country estates and equestrian facilities. From growing up riding and showing horses to raising children on her own farm, she is well-versed in all the nuances that come with the sale and/or purchase of acreage properties. "I have always strived to learn as much as I can, to work as hard as I can and do the best that I can for my people. That is what brings me the greatest joy, knowing I took the best...

categorized in Farm, Ranch & Vineyard, Lake Oswego, Oregon Coast, Portland

Contemporary Style Homes For Sale in Portland, Oregon

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There are many wonderful traits that come along with a contemporary style home. If you are someone who loves an open layout, sleek and simple touches, and a bright clean look, this style might be the home of choice. There are both newer and older homes that offer this modern style, and with Portland being the hip city it is, there are some really beautiful homes available for sale there. Here are some contemporary style homes in Portland, Oregon that you should check out. South...

categorized in Portland

Wines for a Cause: Heather Martin Helps Classic Wines Auction Raise Millions for Charity Every Year

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In her thirteen-year tenure at Classic Wines Auction, Heather Martin has helped Classic Wines reach $43 million in total fundraising, aiding an average of 82,000 children and families annually. Written by Megan Oliver Heather Martin's Plan B was to go back to practicing law, so she took—and passed—the Oregon bar exam. Just in case. What she really wanted to do was to work for a cause. The smattering of pro bono cases she had worked during her commercial litigation career...

categorized in Farm, Ranch & Vineyard, Portland, Southwest Washington, What to Do

Earth Advantage Certification: Superior Energy Efficiency to Reduce Utility Bills

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Earth Advantage is a third-party green building certification program that helps builders create durable, energy efficient, healthy, and resource-wise homes. While a home is built, it gets inspected multiple times in which there are 5 categories to earn certification points in: energy, land, materials, health, and water. The building is then given one of 5 certification levels, depending on how many points the property earns: Silver, Gold, Platinum, Net Zero Ready, or Net Zero. Some...

categorized in Bend, Central Oregon, Tips

Multilingual Brokers Offer Cascade Sotheby’s International Realty Competitive Advantage in Global Marketplace

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With increased demand for real estate in the US and Oregon from foreign buyers, Cascade Sotheby International Realty enjoys a significant competitive advantage with a diverse team of multilingual brokers. A recent company audit of its agents reveals Cascade Sotheby’s multilingual brokers are fluent in numerous languages including Cantonese, Mandarin, Japanese, German, Russian, French, Spanish, Croatian, Swedish, and Brazilian Portuguese, to name just a few. “Having so many...

categorized in About CSIR, Central Oregon, Farm, Ranch & Vineyard, Lake Oswego, Oregon Coast, Portland, Southwest Washington

Beautiful Ranches for Sale in Oregon

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With mountain ranges, high deserts, dense forests, and wonderful beaches on the ocean, Oregon has some of the most beautiful and diverse areas to enjoy. And if you're someone who prefers ranch and farm living, there are lots of opportunities to own property in Oregon where you can enjoy all the benefits of the beautiful state and your own land. If you’re looking to relocate your ranch and farm living or even start a family legacy yourself, here are some beautiful ranches for...

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Thanksgiving in Wine Country: 6 Wineries to Visit in the Willamette Valley

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You’ve got to start somewhere during Thanksgiving in Wine Country, so we asked Valley Wine Merchants to recommend six jumping off points for visitors looking for boutique experiences. Thanksgiving in Wine Country is an affair to remember, having become the region’s biggest tourism weekend of the year. Our cup overfloweth in this sea of fermentation, so we turned to Andrew Turner, owner of Valley Wine Merchants (VWM) in Newberg, to help us build a shortlist of wineries....

categorized in Farm, Ranch & Vineyard, What to Do

Stone Creek: Old Farm District Neighborhood in Bend, Oregon

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One of the newest neighborhoods in Central Oregon, Stone Creek, is located in the up-and-coming Old Farm District of Bend, Oregon. If you appreciate being close to everything and living in a community that offers a lot amenities, then you need to visit this one. Living in Stone Creek, you'll be 6 minutes to the Old Mill District, 10 minutes to downtown, and only a couple of minutes away from the planned 37-acre Alpenglow Park. You'll also be close to all of the outdoor benefits...

categorized in Bend, Central Oregon

Bathroom Tile Trends and Ideas

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Manuel Baptista grew his tile business from the ground up over the past thirty years. Baptista Tile’s showroom now has the largest selection in Bend, supplying a wide range of residential and commercial projects of all sizes. Here, his experts reflect on the top tile trends and ideas in materials, tones, forms and finishes. Materials We are seeing more transitional styles with cleaner lines that tend toward farmhouse, versus heavy looks such as lodge. Mixing materials is...

categorized in Bend, Tips

Fun Winter Activities in Sunriver, Oregon

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If you’re looking for a great place to vacation or relocate, Sunriver, Oregon is a wonderful place to consider. There is a great sense of community there and provides a lot of opportunities for some great activities for your family. From fishing and camping in the summer to cross-country skiing and snowshoeing during the winter, the outdoor lifestyle is right at your fingertips in this beautiful Central Oregon area. If you do happen to visit Sunriver this winter season, here...

categorized in Central Oregon, Sunriver, What to Do


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