Dreaming of McCall Summer Days

In less than two weeks McCall’s famous Winter Carnival will begin. Not only does this mean lots of excitement and a variety of fun things to do, it also marks the middle of winter. This means summer is only 3-4 months away. Wait! What? That means its time to start thinking of lakeside picnics, waterskiing… Read More

Millennials Are In The House…Literally

Millennials, or those born between 1981-1997, are more than a quarter of America’s population. As they come of age, this segment of the population has become the largest new source of homebuyers and renters. A whopping 68% of new home buyers come from this age group. However, while Millennials are key to the future of housing… Read More

Shhhh…McCall Is One Of The Best Secret And Most Affordable Ski Towns

As locals we all know how great the skiing in McCall can be. We eagerly look forward to that first snowfall of the year and the forthcoming accumulation (over 300 inches a year!) that will lead to opening day at our local Brundage Mountain Resort. On any given day, be it a weekend or weekday,… Read More

Home Sales Increase in McCall

Across the nation existing home sales have been steadily increasing in 2015. In fact, according the National Association of Realtors chief economist, Lawrence Yun, the third quarter of 2015 was the best quarter the housing market has seen in nearly a decade. McCall was no exception to this and actually had better than average home… Read More

HOAs and CC&Rs in McCall

When considering a new home purchase in McCall or Valley County make sure you ask your realtor about HOAs and CC&Rs. Educating yourself about Home Owner’s Associations, and the Covenants, Conditions and Restrictions that go along with it, before making an offer on a home will save yourself potential problems and conflicts down the road…. Read More

Winterizing Your McCall Vacation Home

McCall is a beautiful place to have a vacation home, particularly because we are lucky enough to enjoy four distinct seasons in this mountain retreat. However, with one of these seasons being winter, if you find that your vacation home sits vacant for several weeks at a time there are certain measures to take to… Read More

McCall, The Most Romantic Idaho Getaway

This month HuffPost released an article with the most romantic getaway in every state and, wouldn’t you know, McCall is listed as the most romantic getaway in Idaho. We couldn’t agree more! McCall is an amazingly romantic place year round, but in the fall love is just in the air. For those of you who… Read More

Inexpensive Ways to Increase Your McCall Home’s Value

So you are ready to sell your home but are wondering what to do to compete in McCall’s competitive market. Along with choosing a professional realtor like Haden Tanner to help price, list and sell your home, try a few of these inexpensive strategic improvements to increase your home’s value. You won’t want to spend… Read More

Sell Faster with Seasonal Staging

We’ve discussed getting your home ready to sell with these indoor staging tips and outdoor staging tips, but depending on the time of year, seasonal home staging can better your chances of attracting buyers. Home staging during cold winter months is different than staging in the summer, and with some seasonal staging tips you can make the most… Read More

Sellers: Be Ready To Close With These Pre-Inspections

While it is up to the home buyer to pay for and arrange a home inspection, and any buyer in their right mind is going to do this, sellers can prepare for a smoother closing by considering specialized inspections ahead of time. And, while in McCall most home inspectors are “expert generalists” they do know… Read More