Explore Coeur d'Alene, ID

By Janna Scharf, Coeur d'Alene Idaho Real Estate Expert
(Keller Williams Realty Coeur d'Alene)
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Coeur d'Alene residents have become concerned that deer are coming into town at increasingly higher numbers in search of food.  They worry that there isn't enough food for them with our deep snow cover and are starting to feed them.Idaho Fish & Game have cautioned us that it hasn't gotten to the ...

By Janna Scharf, Coeur d'Alene Idaho Real Estate Expert
(Keller Williams Realty Coeur d'Alene)
Comments 2
Downtown Coeur d'Alene, Idaho homes for sale bring a bit of a premium over similarly sized homes of the same era in other areas of our real estate market.The attraction, of course, is the proximity to our beautiful lakefront downtown with it's sandy city beach and park, quaint shops, restaurants ...

By Janna Scharf, Coeur d'Alene Idaho Real Estate Expert
(Keller Williams Realty Coeur d'Alene)
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Absorption rates vary WIDELY from town to town and neighborhood to neighborhood, and also from price range to price range within those communities.  If you are trying to sell your house, one of the pieces of information that should be factored into your pricing strategy is the absorption rate for...

By Janna Scharf, Coeur d'Alene Idaho Real Estate Expert
(Keller Williams Realty Coeur d'Alene)
Comments 5
A look at the Coeur d'Alene Multiple Listing Service Hot Sheet on any given day will show that there were expired listings, as well as those that sold, pended, were withdrawn or canceled. The expired count will usually soar at the end of a month from the normal few to perhaps several dozen. But t...

By Jack Tenold, Conventional and Reverse
(Caliber Home Loans, Inc. NMLS 15622)
Comments 1
Fair Trade Sale Dec 3 & 4  in Coeur d'Alene ID    Think outside the box (big box stores that is) this holiday season and shop for unique handcrafted items which benefit other countries and surprise those on your gift list with a unique item.  Or, consider making a purchase for a birthday, anniver...

By Janna Scharf, Coeur d'Alene Idaho Real Estate Expert
(Keller Williams Realty Coeur d'Alene)
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 My son took this thought provoking picture in downtown Coeur d'Alene. I got a big kick out of it. I have had days that feel like this and I'm pretty sure the rest of you have, too.  I think we all have.  Dreary days of indecision. Days where no matter how determined we are to stay positive, we j...

By Janna Scharf, Coeur d'Alene Idaho Real Estate Expert
(Keller Williams Realty Coeur d'Alene)
Comments 3
I was doing something I've done a million times, driving down Sherman Avenue in downtown Coeur d'Alene.  It wasn't quite 9:00 as I was heading to my office from a happy closing at the title company.  I was deep in thought about my To Do list for the rest of the day when I came aroun the corner an...

By Janna Scharf, Coeur d'Alene Idaho Real Estate Expert
(Keller Williams Realty Coeur d'Alene)
Comments 1
 SECONDARY WATERFRONT is a classification of waterfront property for sale in the Coeur d'Alene Multiple Listing Service. I often get questioned about just what that term means. Quite simply, it means that a particular piece of property classified as secondary waterfront in the Coeur d'Alene area ...

By Janna Scharf, Coeur d'Alene Idaho Real Estate Expert
(Keller Williams Realty Coeur d'Alene)
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 If you are looking for waterfront homes for sale in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho - your search is over!I invite you to make short work of your search by simply clicking on the link below. Waterfront Homes for Sale in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho  This link will take you to every waterfront home for sale that ha...

By Rain Silverhawk, 208-610-0011 Sandpoint Idaho Real Estate Realtor
(Keller Williams Sandpoint rain@lakeandhomes.com)
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As part of the singing and ringing, I called upon one of our local agents on Active Rain. If I had a home in Coeur d' alene Idaho to sell, Janna Scharf would be the agent I would call. I haven't had the pleasure of meeting Janna face to face but she is actually located in the Keller Williams offi...

By Rain Silverhawk, 208-610-0011 Sandpoint Idaho Real Estate Realtor
(Keller Williams Sandpoint rain@lakeandhomes.com)
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The Polar Bear Plunge in Lake Coeur d' Alene Back in 1978 a group of 4 friends started a tradition of jumping into the Icy waters of Lake Coeur d' Alene on January 1st. The polar bear plunge was born. Now while I prefer to enjoy my winter scenes out the window while I sit by the toasty fire, each...

By Janna Scharf, Coeur d'Alene Idaho Real Estate Expert
(Keller Williams Realty Coeur d'Alene)
Comments 3
As real estate agents, some days it seems our job is to be problem solvers.  In order to keep our transactions on track to close on schedule, or even at all, we are continuously fending off and overcoming obsticles that appear out of the clear blue sky, unexpected in many cases, to challenge our ...

By Janna Scharf, Coeur d'Alene Idaho Real Estate Expert
(Keller Williams Realty Coeur d'Alene)
Comments 1
There is a wonderful program for those of you who are thinking about buying your first home.  It's offered locally by the Idaho Housing & Finance Association, and called Finally Home!® And here's the good news! Participants who successfully complete Finally Home! MAY be eligible for incentives su...

By Janna Scharf, Coeur d'Alene Idaho Real Estate Expert
(Keller Williams Realty Coeur d'Alene)
Comments 2
 Historically, Coeur d'Alene home sale activity dips slightly in the fall and winter months.This fact contributes to a substantial number of potential sellers taking their homes off the market. They mistakenly believe that sales will plummet, that buyers are now hunkered in and won't come out aga...

By Janna Scharf, Coeur d'Alene Idaho Real Estate Expert
(Keller Williams Realty Coeur d'Alene)
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The Sanders Beach neighborhood in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho encompasses the area south of Sherman Avenue between 8th and 19th Streets, extending south to Lake Coeur d'Alene. Sanders Beach consists of a mix of 100-year-old cottages that have been loved and remodeled, 1950s-era homes, and new homes wher...

By Janna Scharf, Coeur d'Alene Idaho Real Estate Expert
(Keller Williams Realty Coeur d'Alene)
Comments 2
The reasons that Coeur d'Alene is such an exceptional place to live are seemingly without end.  This time of year we are surrounded by spectacular fall foliage, particularly in the historical downtown area where many of the the massive, stately trees have been standing longer than any living soul...

By Janna Scharf, Coeur d'Alene Idaho Real Estate Expert
(Keller Williams Realty Coeur d'Alene)
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The Garden District in downtown Coeur d'Alene, Idaho is a historical section of town full of character and majestic trees more than a century old.The Garden District is defined as the neighborhood encompassed by 4th Street on the west, Montana Avenue on the north, Sherman Avenue on the south and ...

By Janna Scharf, Coeur d'Alene Idaho Real Estate Expert
(Keller Williams Realty Coeur d'Alene)
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As Realtors, we are surrounded by numbers and statistics. It's our job to keep up on our local market, from average days on market, to sold price per square foot, and everything in between. Sometimes it's fun to do a little research on random statistics for no particular reason at all.  Here is m...

By Janna Scharf, Coeur d'Alene Idaho Real Estate Expert
(Keller Williams Realty Coeur d'Alene)
Comments 2
Summer in Coeur d'Alene Idaho is all about the water.  Our beautiful lakes and rivers are the crown jewels in our spectacular North Idaho scenic wonderland. Whether spending the dog days of summer on them, in them or simply admiring their beauty, people come in droves from far and wide to take in...

By Scott Lewis, REALTOR, e-Pro,CIA,IMSD,GRI & CNE
(The Bald Man Group)
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Renter's it is indeed time for homeownership!If you are paying about $1200 ... or more a month, I may have the perfect solution for you.THE CHALLENGEI have encountered a significant number of people in the last few years that have rented their current home or a series of homes without ever having...

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