Category Archives: Market News

NORTH IDAHO: Terrific Economic Climate for Business

Is North Idaho Good for Business? The Idaho Fifth District Legislators seem to think so!  Their publication, Northern Idaho Offers Everything a Business Wants and Needs outlines several compelling reasons for businesses to locate or relocate to Northern Idaho.  We … Continue reading

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Coeur d’Alene MLS Stats: Yearly Market Comparison Median Sales Price Per Quarter

We thought you’d be interested in these stats from the Coeur d’Alene Multiple Listing Service.  As you can see from the graph, 2011 Median Residential Sales Prices are DOWN in every quarter over the same quarter last year.  This is … Continue reading

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Realtor® Randy Oetken Earns CNE Designation

Coeur d’Alene, ID  October 26— The Oetken Group of Windermere Coeur d’Alene Realty proudly announce that Randy Oetken, Realtor®, has now earned the Certified Negotiation Expert (CNE) designation.  This designation is achieved by real estate professionals who have successfully completed … Continue reading

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GREAT NEWS: Luxury Real Estate on the Road to Recovery

by Mike Wheatley – 22 September 2011 http://realtybiznews.com/luxury-real-estate-on-the-road-to-recovery/9875910/ Luxury home markets are bouncing back, with bidding wars heating up and properties being sold off at increasingly rapid speeds, bucking the trend set by other real estate markets, says a report in the … Continue reading

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PSBJ: Windermere Most Respected Real Estate Brand

Windermere News Most Respected Real Estate Brands Based on a 2011 survey of Puget Sound Business Journal readers. Percentage of votes 1 Windermere Real Estate ……………….58.8% 2 John L. Scott Real Estate ………………..16.6% 3 Coldwell Banker Puget Sound Area Affiliates……………..6.9% … Continue reading

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HUD Extends Unemployed Mortgage Relief Program

  Daily Real Estate News | Tuesday, August 30, 2011 The Department of Housing and Urban Development has once again extended its deadline for a program that provides up to $50,000 in interest-free loans to unemployed or medically ill home … Continue reading

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Coeur d’Alene, Idaho Market News: Reduced Kootenai County FHA Loan limits?

FHA Loan limits for Kootenai County may be reduced from $280,250 to $271,050 after September 30th. NOW is the time for you to lock in your loan at the higher values and at historic low interest rates! Let us help … Continue reading

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Christy Oetken quoted re: Hagadone Auctioning Home in Coeur d’Alene

Christy Oetken was quoted in this August 8 article in the Spokesman-Review: August 6, 2011 in City, Region Hagadone auctioning home in Coeur d’Alene Starting bid for Stanley Hill estate is $7.5 million Tom Sowa The Spokesman-Review Sept. 8 event The live auction … Continue reading

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Coeur d’Alene Area Real Estate for about $200,000 or less

Hello, Friends! Last week, we passed along some good news in our post, GOOD NEWS! Pending Home Sales UP 49% Here’s an excerpt: Great news – statisically speaking. Market stats (as provided by the CDA Multiple Listing Service) shows that PENDING … 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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