Riverfront lots, Blackhawk on the River

These riverfront home sites are the best Blackhawk has to offer. Situated along the banks of the Payette River, both homesites Lot 123 (.58) and Lot 124 (.48)  feature a beautiful riverfront setting with views of the mountain ranges beyond. Flanked on one side by protected open space, a river at your back door and… Read More

Buying a home, making an offer that can’t be refused

Making an offer that can’t be refused. Buying and selling a home is a very emotional transaction. Your heart is more involved sometimes than your head when it comes to your home. When you walk into a house, and you immediately just know that it’s the place where your family belongs. You can already see… Read More

Selling Real Estate, Curb Appeal

Curb Appeal is Your Home’s First Impression The snow is melting in McCall and with every inch it recedes it leaves us a little more to clean up.  Living in the high country we get the winter off from maintaining our yards and exteriors of our homes.  During the winter our home improvement projects get… Read More


Each spring residents of Valley, Adams, and Idaho counties flock to the West Central Mountain’s banana belt to party, camp and enjoy the warm weather. Riggins, Idaho is the white water capital of Idaho and home to three of spring’s most anticipated events. The Jet Boat races happen each year on the third weekend in… Read More

McCall Brewing Company

The McCall Brewing Company has had a bit of a renaissance in the last year or so.  The brewery has long been a tradition for many tourists visiting McCall.  Since opening its doors in 1994 the pub has been through a  couple owners, but current owner Louis Klinge along with his head brew master Edgar Newstadt… Read More

Spring in McCall Makes Us a Little Crazy

Every spring the locals come out from a long winter of hibernating to party like rock stars at Brundage Mountain’s Annual Crazy Daze.  It is our excuse to break out the 80’s ski gear and celebrate surviving another long snowy winter. Just to remind us that even though the calendar may say it is spring,… Read More

Top 5 Reasons to Build Your Dream Home in McCall

Valley County and the rest of Idaho are going through a bit of a home inventory shortage.  There are not a lot of homes on the market right now, but the market has an inventory of lots for sale.  Valley Country has some beautiful pieces of property for sale to build your dream home on. … Read More

Spring Steelhead and Salmon Fishing in Idaho

Living in the McCall area puts us in a prime location for some of the best Steelhead & Salmon fishing in the Pacific Northwest.  All of the fishing for these two species takes place in Central and North Central Idaho on the Clearwater, Salmon and Snake rivers near Riggins, Lewiston, Orofino, Salmon and Stanley.  All… Read More

Tailgating Skier Style

Each spring the BBQ’s and lawn chairs get dusted off and brought out.  This isn’t your ordinary warm weather backyard BBQ that can be found in cities across the nation.  This is a down and sometimes a little dirty lower lot party at Brundage Mountain Ski Resort.  When the slopes turn from powder to spring… Read More

3 Reasons Your Home is Not Selling

Price of Home. As a homeowner you need to set the price of your home realistically, especially if you are in a need to sell situation. Your expectations when receiving offers needs to be grounded and reasonable.  Listen to your real estate agent, they are experts in the field, and  they know the local market… Read More