McCall Real Estate Blog

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…

How To Stage a McCall Bathroom

How To Stage a McCall Bathroom

There’s no two ways around it – a McCall bathroom can make or break a house sale. It doesn’t matter how great the rest of your house looks, if the bathroom is ugly, outdated or dirty, it can really turn-off…

New? Pre-Owned? How to Choose in McCall…

New? Pre-Owned? How to Choose in McCall…

How do you choose in McCall between a pre-owned home or new construction?  Here are some ways to help you decide. If you, Are lured by the shiny new home in the brochure and it calls to you, or Pass…

Easy McCall Garden Projects for Spring

Easy McCall Garden Projects for Spring

Spring is FINALLY here! There is no better way of getting through the last few grueling weeks of early spring  than knowing that you’ll soon see spring flowers dotting an otherwise grey landscape. But what if you have no time to garden? No…

Don’t Forget These Selling Points for McCall

Don’t Forget These Selling Points for McCall

Sure, touting that recent kitchen or bathroom renovation will surely attract the attention of potential buyers. But are there other qualities about your home that might entice someone to take a closer look? Here are some selling points for McCall that…

Selling Your McCall Condo

Selling Your McCall Condo

  Is it time to sell your McCall condo? While you may think that selling a condo is the same as selling a house, there are distinct differences that are important to know before putting yours on the market. Check out…

Your McCall Spring Cleaning Checklist

Your McCall Spring Cleaning Checklist

Between snow squalls and sunshine spring is in the air in McCall. You probably want to open your windows to welcome it in before there is also pollen in the air.  Unfortunately, the windows likely have a layer of grime on…

Credit Score No-Nos

Credit Score No-Nos

An important part of buying a house is getting your financial life in order. One reason is that the higher your credit score, the better rate you’ll secure for your mortgage. Mortgage lenders look at your credit score to determine…

Keep Your McCall Home Show Ready – Even With Kids!

Keep Your McCall Home Show Ready – Even With Kids!

When you’re selling your McCall home, keeping it spotless for showings can be tough. But making sure it stays clean, especially when you have kids, can seem downright impossible. But there is hope! By having a plan and sticking to…

How to Decorate with McCall Thrift Store Finds

How to Decorate with McCall Thrift Store Finds

Whether it’s the thrill of the hunt or the satisfaction of scoring a real bargain, any McCall thrift store can be the most exciting places to find interesting and one-of-a-kind décor for your home. There are some tricks, though, to…

5 Tips for Millennial Home Buyers in McCall

5 Tips for Millennial Home Buyers in McCall

Realtor.com has predicted that 2017 will be a hot year for millennials in the real estate market. Millennials are beginning to reach those milestones in life that drive people to buy a home – specifically, getting married and having kids.…

Easy Home Improvements to Drive Away the Winter Blues in McCall

Easy Home Improvements to Drive Away the Winter Blues in McCall

Whether you’ve just moved into a new house or are preparing to sell, don’t let the fact that it’s cold outside stop you from getting started. Here are some projects you can tackle even if the snow is piling up…

10 Signs That It’s Time to Move to McCall

10 Signs That It’s Time to Move to McCall

While moving can be a real drag, sometimes it’s obvious that it’s time to go. A move can be just the thing you need to jumpstart your life and invite positive change. If you’re unsure whether or not you’re ready…

Watch Out for These Moving Scams

Watch Out for These Moving Scams

  If you’re getting ready to move to your new home, you’ve no doubt been advised to research moving companies. While it may seem like a huge inconvenience to spend time vetting movers, there are some out there that are…

What is a 203k Loan?

What is a 203k Loan?

  If you’re buying a fixer-upper or need to make some repairs before moving in, an FHA 203k loan may be what you need.  This type of loan allows you to roll renovation costs into your mortgage so that you’re…

Cuddle Up to McCall

Cuddle Up to McCall

Win one of two vacation packages by entering Cuddle Up to McCall on Facebook This is a great opportunity to “Cuddle Up to McCall” with the McCall Chamber of Commerce and KTVB teaming up to offer some excellent prizes. You could win a…