Tag Archives: National Association of Realtors

On The Level: Hire the Right Contractor!

Here’s another great article from our friends at Hibbard Construction, offering  valuable advice on on hiring and working with contractors. Considering a home remodel in the near future?  If you are thinking of hiring a contractor to do the job for … Continue reading

Posted in Acreage, Build Your Custom Home, Coeur d'Alene Listings, Hayden, Hayden Listings, Home Improvement, Home Ownership, New Construction, Our Listings, Rathdrum, Rathdrum Listings, Real Estate | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Good News: Existing Home Sales Jump

As you wander through life, whatever be your goal, keep your eye on the donut and not on the hole! -Sign in the Mayflower Coffee Shop, Chicago  This quote came to us through our Windermere Coeur d’Alene Realty newsletter … Continue reading

Posted in Buyers, Home Ownership, Market News, Pricing, Real Estate, Sell | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Mortgage Interest Deduction: WE SUPPORT IT!

Mortgage Interest Deduction?  OF COURSE! We’re with Lawrence Yun, of the National Association of Realtors: It’s a common misperception that the mortgage interest deduction benefits primarily the wealthy, as argued in the Washington Post’s January 1 editorial, “Trim the Excessive … Continue reading

Posted in Home Ownership, I.R.S., Interest, Mortgage, Poll, Real Estate, Save Money, Taxes | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

We Have What Santa Wants!

Here’s What Santa Likes, According to the National Association of Realtors and Zillow.com.  But we’ve posted a few suggestions (after the Realtor.org Mag article…) that Santa should add to his Christmas Wish List! Daily Real Estate News  |  December 16, 2010  |   Rooftop Deliveries: … Continue reading

Posted in Activities, Coeur d'Alene, Downtown, Holidays, home, Idaho, Lake Coeur d'Alene, Market News, Real Estate, Shopping | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Most Bang for Your Buck: Replace the Front Door in 2011!

Daily Real Estate News  |  December 16, 2010  |   Owners Recoup More with Exterior Home Projects As part of the 2010-11 Remodeling Cost vs. Value Report, Realtors® recently rated exterior replacement projects among the most cost-effective home improvement projects, demonstrating that curb appeal … Continue reading

Posted in Curb Appeal, home, Home Improvement, Market News, Market Value, Sell, Staging | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Market News: SOLD Residential Comparison 2005 – 2010

Here’s the data from the Coeur d’Alene MLS.  Are you thinking of selling your home in 2011? The Pending Home Sales Index,* a forward-looking indicator, rose 10.4 percent to 89.3 based on contracts signed in October from 80.9 in September. … Continue reading

Posted in Buyers, Coeur d'Alene, Free, home, Idaho, Market Analysis, Market News, Market Value, Multiple Listing Service, Real Estate, Sell, Sellers | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Strong Rebound in Pending Home Sales

Washington, DC, December 02, 2010 Pending home sales jumped in October, showing a positive uptrend since bottoming in June, according to the National Association of REALTORS®. The Pending Home Sales Index,* a forward-looking indicator, rose 10.4 percent to 89.3 based … Continue reading

Posted in Market News, Real Estate | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment