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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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)
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Here are all the homes for sale in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho with a main level master bedroom suite!I'm about to celebrate another birthday. No getting around it, I'm getting older! But then so are you. And so are about 80 million baby boomers who are approaching retirement. My left knee hurts. My rig...

By Janna Scharf, Coeur d'Alene Idaho Real Estate Expert
(Keller Williams Realty Coeur d'Alene)
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First of all, what is HUD? HUD is the US Department of Housing and Urban Development.What is a HUD home? It is a home for sale that is the result of a foreclosure action on a FHA-insured mortgage. In other words, it's a repo. HUD paid the insurance claim and now is the property owner. It is offer...

By Janna Scharf, Coeur d'Alene Idaho Real Estate Expert
(Keller Williams Realty Coeur d'Alene)
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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 agai...

By Janna Scharf, Coeur d'Alene Idaho Real Estate Expert
(Keller Williams Realty Coeur d'Alene)
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Ultimately, a home is worth what someone will pay for it. Everything else is an estimation of value.  A house is NOT worth: what you paid for it what you owe on it what you need to get for it what you have invested in it. It is worth exactly what someone will pay for it!  Everything else, includi...

By Janna Scharf, Coeur d'Alene Idaho Real Estate Expert
(Keller Williams Realty Coeur d'Alene)
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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 has no frontage on the water, but it does have rights to wate...

By Henry J. Daniels - Sr Loan Officer, Nationwide Construction, Rehab,Conv & VA/FHA/USDA
(Henry J Daniels (936) 228-1944)
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Many people buy their homes in the spring and summer. However is a fantastic time to buy a home with 3 distinct advantages.  Less Competition: One reason that people wait until spring of summer to buy a house is because they don't want to move their kids to a new school district in the middle of ...

By Rain Silverhawk, 208-610-0011 Sandpoint Idaho Real Estate Realtor
(Keller Williams Sandpoint rain@lakeandhomes.com)
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Congratulations Steve and Julie on your new Condo!!  This particular on was a 3 bedroom 2 bath condo with cathedral ceilings, granite counter tops, new appliances and carpet. One car garage and beautiful clubhouse and fitness center with a great location.If you are looking for a condo in North Id...

By Janna Scharf, Coeur d'Alene Idaho Real Estate Expert
(Keller Williams Realty Coeur d'Alene)
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The 899-acre Black Rock North golf course community was originally approved in 2005, prior to the real estate market melt-down.  It was planned as an extension of The Club at Black Rock.  Located on the west side of Lake Coeur d'Alene and then owned by Marshall Chesrown, it was a casualty of the ...

By Janna Scharf, Coeur d'Alene Idaho Real Estate Expert
(Keller Williams Realty Coeur d'Alene)
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Can you help??????With homes sales UP and the inventory of homes for sale DOWN, it is proving to be a REAL CHALLENGE to find our buyers what they need!   We have a list of highly motivated buyers who are ready to buy RIGHT NOW except that we can't find homes that meet their needs.   Here is what ...

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)
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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)
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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)
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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)
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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)
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 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...

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