Monthly Archives: February 2012

New North Idaho Real Estate Listing: 40 Acre Lake Coeur d’Alene View Ranch with Log House

GET PRIVACY Get SERENITY Get AUTONOMY! Get out of the noise & crowding of the city… Get back to Nature. There’s nothing like the independence you get from Ranching on your own property, and this particular acreage is already equipped … Continue reading

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Upside Down on Your Mortgage? Consider a SHORT SALE!

Five  years ago Congress passed the Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief Act of 2007. This allowed taxpayers to exclude from their taxable income, the amount of debt that was forgiven or canceled by their lender. Under federal tax code, forgiven debt … Continue reading

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Please Join Us for Lunch: Oetkens Presenting the Windermere Market Review for 2011

We will be presenting The Windermere Report: 2011 Market Review and discussing how 2011 trends may affect our local Real Estate market in 2012 and beyond. Please DO JOIN US to find out about the market in North Idaho and … Continue reading

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FREE EVENT TONIGHT Friday February 24: Music Walk in Downtown Coeur d’Alene

Love the Arts?  Love Downtown? You’re in luck tonight! It’s time for the Music Walk again. Music Walk 2012 – February 24 On the fourth Friday of January through March, enjoy an evening of fantastic music, fine dining, and friends … Continue reading

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The Windermere Report: Coeur d’Alene MLS, North Idaho Real Estate Market Review for 2011

Dear Friends, We thought you would appreciate this information about last year’s Real Estate Market in North Idaho.  Here is the annual Windermere Market Review. We would LOVE to hear from you! We fear that our clients and friends may … Continue reading

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USA Today: Housing Outlook is More Upbeat

We thought you would want to see this article… more encouraging news about the U.S. Housing Market! Housing outlook is more upbeat By Julie Schmit, USA TODAY Updated 1/16/2012 2:12 PM Optimism is building that the housing industry is nearing … Continue reading

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Windermere Market Review for 2011 is Available Now

The annual Windermere Market Review is now available. Call to get your copy today! We’d love the opportunity to use that information to help you achieve your Real Estate goals. Let’s get together to review your portfolio and to plan … Continue reading

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Encouraging News for the U.S. Housing Market from USA Today

We thought you could use this encouraging news from USA Today.  Read it on our website in PDF format, if you prefer. Bartiromo: JPMorgan‘s Jamie Dimon sees housing at bottom By Maria Bartiromo, Special for USA TODAY, One on One … Continue reading

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Randy and Christy Oetken Quoted about Coeur d’Alene Idaho in Language of Luxury Blog

This is fun!  Last week, Randy & Christy were interviewed about Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, one of the Top 50 Luxury Real Estate Markets in the U.S.A!  Here’s an excerpt and link to the entire article, but be sure to keep … Continue reading

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Lake Coeur d’Alene View Estate on 5 Acres with Boat Slip

Vista Grande 5 Acre Lake View Estate!    4538 sq ft 4BR/3.5BA Luxury Craftsman Style Home 5.28 Acres Includes Boat Slip in Gated Community Dock This 5.3 Acre Luxury Estate is nestled above peerless Lake Coeur d’Alene just off one … Continue reading

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