McCall Real Estate Blog

Using Gift Money For a Down Payment in McCall

Using Gift Money For a Down Payment in McCall

    The holidays are here and it is the season for gift giving. Receiving cash to use towards the down payment in McCall for your house is a generous gift. Especially considering that some loans require you to pay…

Should You List in Winter in McCall?

Should You List in Winter in McCall?

        The nights are getting longer, temperatures are dropping and the holidays are approaching. That means you should wait to list your home for sale until next year, right? That isn’t necessarily true. While spring and summer…

Home Selling Myths in McCall Debunked

Home Selling Myths in McCall Debunked

    If you’re selling your home in McCall, you’ve no doubt received lots of advice about the process. Though most folks have the best of intentions, the information they share may not always be accurate. And in some cases,…

Buying a McCall Home From Friends or Family

Buying a McCall Home From Friends or Family

    Buying a McCall home from someone you know, like a friend or family member, seems like it should be a great deal, right? After all, you already have a relationship with the seller, and you’ll probably get a…

Why Use a Real Estate Agent in McCall?

Why Use a Real Estate Agent in McCall?

    Whether you’re buying or selling a home, you’ve probably considered whether or not it’s really necessary to work with a professional real estate agent. With so much information available online, isn’t it possible to go through the process…

McCall’s 5 Pumpkin Recipes for October

McCall’s 5 Pumpkin Recipes for October

   McCall’s 5 Pumpkin Recipes for October Some people describe fall as the best time of the year in McCall – to cook!    Not only is it pumpkin season in McCall, but it’s the season where pumpkin flavor takes…

Why Fall in McCall is the Best Time to Sell Your Home

Why Fall in McCall is the Best Time to Sell Your Home

Think the Selling Season in McCall is over after Labor Day? Data proves Fall in McCall is the best time to sell. Whether a vacation homeowner is trading a house in the woods for a different property or exiting second-home…

Becoming a Landlord in McCall

Becoming a Landlord in McCall

    Are you considering investing in real estate that you will use as a rental property? Or perhaps you’re getting ready to move and want to hold on to your current home so you’ll have rental income. Whatever the…

4 Reasons You Should See McCall Homes in Person

4 Reasons You Should See McCall Homes in Person

  It’s often said a picture is worth a thousand words. But can you be sure those words are totally accurate? If you’ve been house hunting and have fallen in love with a home based on the pictures you’ve seen…

Solar Eclipse in Valley County

Solar Eclipse in Valley County

AUGUST 21ST IS A BIG DEAL! A total solar eclipse in Valley County will occur when a new moon comes between the Sun and Earth and casts a shadow across the Earth. The darkest part of the eclipse, the totality, is almost as dark…

Tips for Staging McCall Outdoor Spaces

Tips for Staging McCall Outdoor Spaces

Does your McCall outdoor space make a good first impression? Your home’s exterior is the first thing that potential buyers will see when they take a tour. Are you making the most of it? If you think your outdoor spaces…

McCall Wall Painting 101

McCall Wall Painting 101

  Whether you’re staging your home to sell or updating the look of a home you just purchased, chances are you’ll be painting some walls. While painting seems easy, there are some steps you should take to make sure the…

What Counts as a McCall Bedroom?

What Counts as a McCall Bedroom?

      If you’re searching for a new home, you’ve no doubt poured over listings and have wondered why some rooms are labeled as “bonus” rooms or offices. Why not call them bedrooms? In today’s market, bedrooms are a…

Should You Buy a Second Home in McCall Idaho?

Should You Buy a Second Home in McCall Idaho?

Having a second home in McCall, Idaho can be a great investment or an expensive luxury. A mountain retreat is enticing while both interest rates and home prices are low. How do you decide if it’s right for you? Make…

4th of July in McCall

4th of July in McCall

  McCall, Idaho has always been a favorite mountain vacation.  4th of July in McCall is an especially fun time to visit.  There Is nothing like the fireworks display over Payette Lake.  McCall is noted for it’s family friendly city…

4 Common Types of McCall Home Loans

4 Common Types of McCall Home Loans

Unless you’re planning to pay all cash, if you’re shopping for a home then it means you’re also shopping for a mortgage. Depending on your personal situation, some mortgages could be a better fit for you than others. Knowing which…

Waterfront Properties In McCall Idaho

Waterfront Properties In McCall Idaho

  Payette Lake on the shores of McCall, Idaho Payette Lake is a 5,330 acre expanse of clean, glacial water at an elevation of about 5,000 feet in the forests of Idaho. Over 10,000 years ago Payette Lake was carved…

Make De-cluttering Your McCall Home Easy

Make De-cluttering Your McCall Home Easy

One of the most important steps you can take when you’re selling your home is to de-clutter your McCall home. Staging your home for a quick sale means cleaning, removing your personal items, and giving your space a neutral feeling.…

Explore Jug Mountain Ranch Properties

Explore Jug Mountain Ranch Properties

This month’s featured community is Jug Mountain Ranch.   Jug Mountain Ranch is south of McCall, outside of Lake Fork on the eastern side of Valley County.  With many properties for sale, this may be a good choice to build…

McCall Memorial Day

McCall Memorial Day

McCall Memorial Day is a great three day weekend and a fun time to make your mountain getaway.  But you never know what the weather will be like in McCall on Memorial Day. It can be anything from hot and…