437 W Timbercrest Loop McCall (SOLD)

Looking for an amazing getaway without the price tag and hassle of whole ownership in a home located close to Shore Lodge, Rotary Park at Payette Lake, and Payette River. This well appointed home features Wolf appliances and SubZero Fridge, not to mention fully furnished with the 4th bedroom as a bunk room with 4… Read More

To Sell Or Not To Sell

Do you find yourself thinking about whether or not to sell your house? Do you browse the MLS in your free time just to see what’s on the market? Does every house with a For Sale sign grab your attention? If so, it might just be time to sell. As you contemplate your decision, there… Read More

Advice for First-Time Home Buyers

Buying a house is possibly the largest purchase you will ever make. For first-time home buyers the process is both exciting and scary at the same time. While there is a lot to think about, the process need not be too difficult. Read on for advice from others who have been there before you. Be… Read More

Getting a Mortgage When Self-Employed

Being self-employed certainly has its perks, especially at tax time. One big downfall however is when it comes time to purchase a home. Navigating the mortgage process when buying a home is challenging for anyone, but when self-employed the process can become formidable. Fortunately, by planning ahead, you can work through any issues beforehand in… Read More

FICO Announces New Credit Score Based on Alternative Data

From The Wall Street Journal * April 2, 2015 —– Fair Isaac Corp., the creator of the most widely used consumer credit scores, announced Thursday a new score intended to make millions of people who have had difficulty getting approved for financing creditworthy. The Wall Street Journal reported the creation of the new score, currently… Read More

Best Affordable House in the US…Look No Further Than the Boise Market

From Real Estate News * Apr 7, 2015 By: Erik Gunther Cue the confetti. Unfurl the streamers. The nation’s best affordable home hails fromBoise, ID. Interest in the two-story, 2,460-square-foot home in the suburb of Nampa propelled it through our brackets and on to a thrilling championship win over a charming ranch homein Detroit. What made… Read More

Market Looking Good Heading Into Busy Buying Season

Bloomberg Business recently published an article on how positive things are looking heading into this year’s busy home buying season. While the article refers to the nationwide market, it is closely consistent with McCall’s market as well. In a nutshell, here is the good news: Previously owned home sales were up in March by the… Read More

Mortgage Rates Remain Steady This Spring

Mortgage rates are ever-changing and it is hard to know whether to jump into a home now or wait a couple months to see if rates drop. But there’s also the chance that rates will rise. So what’s a potential homebuyer to do? Fortunately there are those who watch the market and have a handle… Read More

Luxury Kitchen Upgrade

The kitchen is the heart of the home, so they say. And let’s face it, most of us tend to spend a lot of time there. So maybe it’s time to think of adding some luxury upgrades to your kitchen. Here are some ideas to take your kitchen up a luxurious notch. Be sure to check out… Read More

Renting vs. Buying in McCall

For the last few years renting a home has typically been less expensive than paying a mortgage. But with historically low mortgage rates and rising rent costs that trend may be shifting. In fact, rents are expected to rise even faster than home values in 2015 in McCall. But, the choice between renting and buying… Read More