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Annual party on Friday evening put on by “Body by Scotty” - 07/29/12 10:02 AM
If you missed the annual party on Friday evening put on by “Body by Scotty” you really need to plan on going next year. The weather was a perfect summers evening. There was plenty of food and beverages for all and some great music to relax with. The crowd was well mannered and as you can see from the pictures is was a really great time in Post Falls Idaho.
Patsy Barten provides a level of Real Estate Service that “You are proud to Refer” to buyer and sellers in Post Falls, Coeur d’Alene and Kootenai County, Idaho. (2 comments)
This is a free event which will include a chicken and ham dinner with beverages, music by the Rhythm Dawgs and there will be kids activities.
Time is from 6pm to 9pm and is at the business located at 311 E. Third in Post Falls, Idaho. They are expecting around 3500 to attend this event which is the largest company-sponsored event of its kind in the area.
Tips received at the bar will benefit the Post Falls Food Bank and leftover food will go (2 comments)
Recently I wrote a contract on a Short Sale. - 07/26/12 10:36 AM
Recently I wrote a contract on a Short Sale. Questions were asked why an owner would do a Short sale. Well this is the answers that I gave to them. People often find in today’s economy that they cannot keep up with mortgage payments for a variety of reasons. Their home in today’s market may be worth a lower amount then their mortgage amount so they still need to get out from under their home mortgage. The bank agrees to take less for the home then is owed on it creating a Short Sale. So why a Short Sale vs Foreclosure, (0 comments)
Wow we are so fortunate to live here in North Idaho! - 07/25/12 10:20 AM
Wow we are so fortunate to live here in North Idaho! “Art on the Green”, a fabulous mix of vendors and artists will be in the park and on the NIC campus showing off their creations. This is the 44th annual “Art on the Green” and they are expecting over 50,000 visitors to this year’s event. The weather promises to be perfect and the best part is that with all the trees in the park there will be ample shade so grab some friends and come down to take in all the sights and see what the wonderful people here in (1 comments)
Frontier Ice Arena is getting closer to opening! - 07/24/12 10:56 AM
Frontier Ice Arena is getting closer to opening! Expect to see ice this week or at least by next week. They are expecting to open here in mid August. The county has been there inspecting the facility in advance of issuing a “Certificate of Occupancy”. The landscaping is coming along, you will see over 40 trees that are now planted and looking good.
The young skaters are over at the ice arena checking daily on the progress. They can hardly wait to get their skates on and test this new ice rink. The community is so ready for this facility (0 comments)
Silver Streak Zip Lines are now open. - 07/23/12 09:51 AM
Come visit one of North Idaho’s newest family fun attractions. Silver Streak Zip Lines are now open, they operate 7 days a week starting at 9:30 in the morning. They have 2 sets of zip lines, the east and the west to choose from and the cost is $75.00 per person. There is no age restriction but you must weigh at least 95 pounds and no more then 270 pounds to go on the zip line. The zip lines take you over scenic mountain terrain and at one point you are several hundred feet above the ground. Plan on spending around (1 comments)
“Get Fired Up” tonight at Kootenai Urgent Care. - 07/19/12 10:40 AM
“Get Fired Up” tonight at Kootenai Urgent Care. 1300 E. Mullan Ave., Post Falls, Idaho. Tonight Kootenai Urgent Care is having a summer celebration, featuring a special outdoor BBQ, there will be music and prizes. This is a “Business After Hours” event through the Post Falls Chamber. So come do a little networking and say “Hi” to one of our great Chamber members and grab a bite to eat. This event is from 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm tonight. Patsy Barten provides a level of Real Estate Service that “You are proud to Refer” to buyer and sellers in Post Falls, (1 comments)
1. It will make you smarter. 2. It will make you more purposeful. 3. It will make you more creative. Are you intrigued by these three statements? Are you learning based? Or are you ignorance based? There are two broad options here for us to consider. Ignorance based is described by this statement “I know what I know and I’ll ignore anything else.” Learning based will have ”the mindset of a lifelong learner.” The simple answer to being a lifelong learner is “Carry a Notebook.” It invites you to take notes, to capture your (3 comments)
I find this alarming. The device we love to hate! - 07/18/12 10:53 AM
I have thought this might be the case with alarm systems and I always have great anticipation when a home has an alarm system that I am showing. How about going with a dog that lets you know when someone is outside yoour home (dog can be friendly) and alarm systems don't usually notice people walking around your home. Via Paul Henderson, Broker, Realtor® Tacoma,Gig Harbor,DuPont,HartstenePointe (RE/MAX Professionals & Four Seasons Inc.): I love statistics and I often poll my clients to see how they feel about home related items... I conducted this poll of my last 21 listings that have alarm systems; (2 comments)
Kootenai Urgent Care facility in Post Falls, Idaho at 1300 Mullan Ave. - 07/17/12 10:40 AM
Thursday July 19th you have an opportunity to tour and go behind the scenes to see just what goes on at Kootenai Urgent Care facility in Post Falls, Idaho at 1300 Mullan Ave. Most of us don’t think about Urgent Care facilities until we are in desperate need of some kind of medical care and then we just try to find a facility that is open or run to the emergency room at the local hospital. Urgent care facilities are usually much quicker in their treatment with less forms then the emergency room. Please understand that I am not saying you (0 comments)
4 Ways To De-Clutter And Organize Your Orange County Home - 07/17/12 10:17 AM
You do not have to live in Orange County to have a problem with clutter. My own personal rule is if you haven't opened a box in 5 years, time to get rid of it. Why do we keep so much? I do not have an answer for this question but we do need to stay on top of this and periodically go through stuff and give away or throw away. Via Fred Sed Orange County Short Sale Realtor (Orange County Short Sale Foreclosure Leasing Realtor): One of the keys to success with selling an Orange County home or condo is organizing. Potential (2 comments)
Hot weather here on the prairie in Post Falls, Idaho - 07/16/12 12:56 PM
Well the extremely hot weather here on the prairie in Post Falls, Idaho has broken and now we are back to seasonal normals . The only thing that really seems to like the extreme heat was the corn in the garden and it looks to have caught up to where it should be by now so I guess there is a silver lining in the clouds. Summer is here and it feels good to sit on the patio in the evening watching the birds and the sunset. Lately I have been able to see a few baby quail running around (0 comments)
Hidden Features of the iPad and iPhone - 07/16/12 12:05 PM
Sometimes as I read information written by other people it just makes sense to pass it along for thers to read and this one it one that I thought others would at least like to review. Via Richard Yates - Broker (Coldwell Banker Real Estate): Hidden Features of the iPad and iPhone Who doesn't want to know every hidden feature of their iPad and iPhone? Hidden Features I don't even know all of the normal features, but now I want to know all of the hidden ones even more. Although we may never use or need some of these options, at least we (4 comments)
KTEC our new technical being out in Rathdrum - 07/13/12 10:40 AM
What a marvelous experience I had yesterday. I had a private tour of KTEC, our new technical school being built out in Rathdrum. Mark Cotner was very gracious and showed us all the new buildings and talked about their purpose and how the students would be using the space as they are being taught skills that will enable them to support themselves and build careers.
KTEC has had so many applicants that a second shift has been added and they still are having to put students on a waiting list in most areas.
Local businesses have been donating equipment, (2 comments)
The Beauty of Friendships - 07/11/12 10:25 AM
Well once again I am reminded of the beauty of friendships. We were honored to have friends of many years ago stop last night for an overnight visit and what fun we had sharing about family, friends and of course how the families have changed with additions of grand children and just life in general. It can never be said to often but take time to enjoy and stay in touch as friends enrich our lives in so many ways. Stories to be remembered and shared with younger family members are always so much fun. So from the prairie here (0 comments)
Art on the Green” in Coeur d’Alene - 07/10/12 08:34 AM
My 14 year old dyslexic grandson always amazes me but I was particularly interested in his work methods as I observed how he left his project last evening. You see this young man is interested in buying a car very soon as he starts driver training this fall. So he makes a game called “Finn Pin” and sells them at the local farmers' market to earn money.
He is looking for a bigger audience to sell to so this spring he put in an application for “Art on the Green” in Coeur d’Alene the first week end in August and (3 comments)
Looking to fill 100 plus jobs in Post Falls, Idaho! - 07/05/12 10:32 AM
Monday afternoon I had the privilege of attending a ribbon cutting on a new manufacturing facility right here in Post FallsIdaho. The company is Ground Force Manufacturing and they make equipment for the mining industry which is booming now. The have just signed a contract with Caterpillar to build an underground motor grader and they are now looking to fill 100 plus jobs in Post Falls, Idaho.
Governor Butch Otter was on hand to talk to the 400 plus attendees and help with the ribbon cutting. Post Falls Chamber Ambassadors were there serving cold beverages and Moon Dollars catered the event.
Some (1 comments)
Regarding Beck Rd Interchange in Post Falls Idaho - 07/03/12 09:49 AM
Regarding Beck Rd Interchange in Post Falls Idaho, things seem to be moving off to a slow start. Everyone says that the project will be completed by Thanksgiving 2012. I was hoping to have some good pictures to share by now, however all I can see at this time is dirt piles and they do not make for interesting pictures. This will be an important interchange for the businesses out by Cabela’s and Walmart as consumers going to these businesses have to go down the Interstate a ways to the Pleasentville exit and double back to get to them. We are (0 comments)
Thank You America - 07/03/12 09:23 AM
You can never hear this too often and that is why I am passing this information on. Tomorrow is the 4th of July and I know we all make plans to be outside but it is so important to remember all the sacrifices made by our service people to keep our country safe. Via Harley Wilcox (West Group Real Estate): Some things may be messed up in America. In my opinion it is still the Greatest place on earth. Thank you America, top 5 things I appreciate: 1. Freedom to choose– What I do, when I do it and with whom. (0 comments)
Home maintenace that counts - 07/03/12 09:17 AM
Thought this list says a lot and I know it will be very useful to folks that are getting their home reay to sell. I will be keeping the list handy so I can share with whom ever might wanr it. Via Intero Real Estate Services: door lock replacement screen repairs locate utility shut offs window pane replacement faucet repairs faucet replacement caulking and grouting drain cleaning and trap replacement labeling electrical outlets cooling system maintenance thermostat installation drywall patching furnace maintenance humidifier servicing water heater insulation LORI BOWERS http://www.desertareahousingmarket.comThe Lori Bowers Group A boutique Real Estate Office, with a full service (2 comments)
The trail is called “Ride the Hiawatha” - 07/02/12 12:11 PM
Well the big birthday weekend is over and from all accounts it was a huge success. Everyone made the 15 mile ride with only a few sore muscles and lots of pictures. The day was overcast but a perfect temperature. The mountain air was so fragrant that you felt like you were in a different world.
I would recommend this trip to all that are able. The trail is called “Ride the Hiawatha” and starts just a couple of miles into Montana from Idaho and you can rent all the equipment you need at Lookout Ski area.The trail itself is (0 comments)
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