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Realtors obtain objective opinion on ULUC

From the CDA Press Sunday, June 30, 2013 By KIM COOPER Realtors obtain objective opinion on ULUC. We members of the Coeur d’Alene Association of Realtors, Idaho Association of Realtors and National Association of Realtors take our commitment to protect … Continue reading

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The new 3.8% Real Estate Sales Tax from the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

The new 3.8% Real Estate Sales Tax from the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act Will I be taxed 3.8% when I sell my home according to the new Health Care Law? Beginning January 1, 2013, a new 3.8 percent … Continue reading

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NAR: Contracted Sales Up by 12.8% over last year

National Association of Realtors (NAR) released their Pending Sales Report which showed that contracted sales were 12.8% higher than the same month last year and higher than any time since sales were impacted by the Homebuyers’ Credit back in April … Continue reading

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Wall Street Journal: “The Bidding Wars are Back”

Happy, Happy news from the Wall Street Journal & the National Association of Realtors came into our “inbox” via our Windermere Newsletter this afternoon.  Here’s a quote from the newsletter: “Stunned Home Buyers Find the Bidding Wars Are Back”   That … Continue reading

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GOOD NEWS! Pending Home Sales UP 49%

“The price of new homes is fixin’ to RISE… In other words, Beat the Crowd!” Hello, Friends! When was the last time you heard THAT??? Today, we thought we’d pass along this VERY GOOD NEWS to give your spirits a … Continue reading

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What do you think: Require 20% Down?

Friends, We pass this along to you in an effort to keep you informed.  This article was forwarded to us this week from various sources, especially the Realtor Action Center. We’d love to hear from you.  Comments are open for … Continue reading

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Nationwide Open House Dream Weekend, June 4 and 5

Watch for more information on our Dream Weekend Open Houses. We will be showcasing some of Our Listings on June 4 & 5! Summer Event Will Put Spotlight on Home Ownership The 2011 REALTOR® Nationwide Open House will be held … Continue reading

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What is the True Cost of the Interest Rate Increase?

Dear Friends, It’s probably no surprise that rising interest rates have a significant impact on your pocket book. But how much of an impact?  The True Cost may shock you! Consider this: The average stay in a home is 5 to … Continue reading

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Oetkens Named 2011 Windermere Coeur d’Alene Realty Top Listers

Here’s a “sneak peek” at our Front Page Ad that will be published in tomorrow’s Coeur d’Alene Press.  Thinking of selling?  We’re hard workers.  Put us to work for you! Call us for your FREE Comparative Market Analysis.  To see … Continue reading

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Real estate: It’s time to buy again

Forget stocks. Don’t bet on gold. After four years of plunging home prices, the most attractive asset class in America is housing.  From his wide-rimmed cowboy hat to his roper boots, Mike Castleman fits moviedom’s image of the lanky Texas … Continue reading

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