McCall Real Estate Blog

Make a Small Bathroom Look Bigger

Make a Small Bathroom Look Bigger

Did you fall in love with your new home even though the bathroom was on the small side? Or are you preparing to stage your home for sale and you want to show the bathroom in the best possible light?…

Pros and Cons of Dual Master Suites

Pros and Cons of Dual Master Suites

What are dual master suites? When you see dual master suites in a listing, it means the home has two master bedrooms each with an en suite bathroom. Dual master suites often feature walk-in closets, luxurious bathrooms with separate showers…

Caring for Hardwood Floors

Caring for Hardwood Floors

Hardwood floors have become attractive to many homebuyers today. They provide warmth and character and when properly cared for can last a lifetime. Here’s what you need to know about caring for your hardwood floors so that they stay beautiful…

Tips To Keep Your House Warm

Tips To Keep Your House Warm

Are you trying to reduce your heating bill? If the thought of turning down the temperature on your thermostat makes you shiver, don’t fret. There are many ways that you can save money and keep your home warm this winter.…

What To Know Before Selling

What To Know Before Selling

If 2019 is the year you want to sell your home, then there are some things you should know before you do it. In fact, the more time you can spend getting organized and preparing your home before it hits…

Competing Against an All-Cash Offer

Competing Against an All-Cash Offer

You found a home you love. You made an offer that you thought couldn’t be beat. But it was – by an all-cash offer from another buyer. Although buyers who pay for homes with cash are attractive in many markets,…

How to Shop for a Mortgage

How to Shop for a Mortgage

Shopping will save you money Did you know that shopping around for a mortgage could save you hundreds, if not thousands of dollars over the life of your loan? According to a study from Freddie Mac, consumers who got one…

Should I Shovel My Roof to Remove Snow?

Should I Shovel My Roof to Remove Snow?

For many, shoveling the roof and removing ice dams is a ritual of each and every winter. But how do you know when its time to shovel your roof? Snow staying on your roof could mean your home is well…

Must-Have Tools for New Homeowners

Must-Have Tools for New Homeowners

If you just purchased a new home – congratulations! Being a homeowner is a great feeling. And although owning your own home is a wonderful achievement, it comes with responsibilities. You’ll no longer be calling your landlord when the pipes…

Get Into a Seller’s Mindset

Get Into a Seller’s Mindset

It takes more to sell a home than putting up a listing and hoping for the best. In order to make the most of your home sale, you need to get into the right mindset. Knowing what’s ahead and preparing…

SNOW SNOW SNOW!

SNOW SNOW SNOW!

The recent snow falls have brought FEET, not inches to our area. With the massive snowfall and school/business closures, people are hitting the ski hills to enjoy all this fresh pow! But are you prepared for what could happen with…

Best Tech Tools for Homebuyers

Best Tech Tools for Homebuyers

One of the great advantages of being a homebuyer in 2019 is the number of tools you have at your disposal. Never before has a homebuyer had so many options for researching a neighborhood, browsing for homes, or even applying…

Always Ask These 5 Questions When Buying

Always Ask These 5 Questions When Buying

Is a new home purchase in your future? Shopping for a new home can be an exciting time, and it’s easy to get swept up in your emotions. But remember that buying a home is one of the biggest financial…

2019 Resolutions for Home Sellers

2019 Resolutions for Home Sellers

Is selling your home on your to-do list for 2019? While selling a home can be a big undertaking, it’s much easier if you strategize and set goals. If you’re planning to put your home on the market in the…

Selling in Winter

Selling in Winter

Traditional real estate marketing says homes sell better in the Spring and that if you haven’t sold by the time school starts, you might as well wait until the weather warms again. But these days, real estate is anything but…

Planning a trip to McCall?

Planning a trip to McCall?

If you haven’t been to McCall, I bet it’s on your list of places to go AND if you have been here, I am betting you’ll be back! McCall is a resort town on the western edge of Valley County,…

Fireplace Maintenance and Safety

Fireplace Maintenance and Safety

Is there anything cozier than a wood-burning fireplace on a cold winter’s night? Maybe it’s what sold you on our current house. Or perhaps it’s a wish list item for the house you’d like to buy in 2019. Although fireplaces…

Clean the Air in Your Home

Clean the Air in Your Home

It’s that time of the year when we’re all thinking about how clean our homes are. The Marie Kondo craze has many of us clearing out our closets and cabinets in order to make our homes free of clutter. But…

Prepare to Buy a Home in 2019

Prepare to Buy a Home in 2019

Is buying a home on your 2019 list? Are you unsure where to start? While buying a home can be a complex process, there are steps you can take now so that you’re more prepared when the time comes. Here’s…

2019 Home Design Trends

2019 Home Design Trends

Can you believe its already the end of January! – are you ready for a 2019 home décor re-boot? It’s that time of year when many homeowners want to de-clutter, get organized, and try out new looks in their living…