McCall Real Estate Blog

Selling During the Holidays

Selling During the Holidays

Are you selling your home during the holiday season? While putting your home on the market right now may have you feeling like Scrooge, it can actually be a great time to sell. The trick is to put yourself in…

Save on Your Heating Bill

Save on Your Heating Bill

With the temperature dropping, you may be wondering how to save on your heating bill over the next few months. Nobody wants to spend too much on their energy costs, especially with the holidays around the corner. If you want…

Halloween & Home Insurance

Halloween & Home Insurance

Although it’s fun to be scared on Halloween, it’s not so fun if something legitimately scary happens at your home. Halloween is the number one day for property crime in the United States. Is your homeowners insurance ready? Here’s a…

Boosting Your Fall Curb Appeal

Boosting Your Fall Curb Appeal

Fall is here, and there’s no better time to make your home’s exterior look amazing! Boosting your curb appeal is an easy way to make your home more attractive to potential buyers. By sprucing up your home’s exterior, it makes…

Why You Should Buy Before the End of the Year

Why You Should Buy Before the End of the Year

Are you considering putting your house hunting on hold until after the New Year? While it may seem like the end of the year is not a great time to buy a home, it can have many benefits. In fact,…

Weatherize Your Windows

Weatherize Your Windows

Check for leaks First, you need to know exactly what you’re working with before you begin. Start by visually examining the inside and outside of windows for missing caulk and obvious gaps. This will give you a big clue about…

Fall Home Maintenance Checklist

Fall Home Maintenance Checklist

It’s official – fall is here! Not only does that mean it’s time for pumpkin spice lattes and cozy sweaters, but it’s also time for fall home maintenance. With the weather changing from hot to cool, it’s time to prep…

Earnest Money FAQs

Earnest Money FAQs

When you’re buying a home, you may come across terms that are unfamiliar. One of those terms may be “earnest money.” Exactly what is earnest money, and how does it help you buy a home? In order to save you…

Avoid These Homebuyer Turnoffs

Avoid These Homebuyer Turnoffs

When you’re preparing to put your home on the market, you want to make it as attractive as possible to potential buyers. But what you do – or don’t do – can either get buyers excited or turn them off.…

Rainy Day Open House

Rainy Day Open House

As much as we’d like to have picture-perfect weather on Open House day, Mother Nature doesn’t always cooperate. If rain is in the forecast, then you may be tempted to reschedule your Open House for another day. But don’t throw…

Removing Old Wallpaper

Removing Old Wallpaper

Is that outdated wallpaper getting you down? Whether you’ve just bought a new home or you’re getting ready to sell, removing old wallpaper can seriously refresh an otherwise dated room. While removing old wallpaper can be a time-consuming job, it…

Settling Into a New School

Settling Into a New School

  The first day of school is always a little tough on kids. It’s doubly so when you’re the new kid in town. If you moved to a new school district over the summer, then you may be wondering how…

How to Water Your Lawn

How to Water Your Lawn

As a first-time homeowner, you may not know exactly how to care for that green lawn surrounding your new home. Even long-time homeowners can be a bit mystified by the process. Though it seems easy – you just turn on…

Make the Most of a Small Yard

Make the Most of a Small Yard

Enclose your outdoor space This may seem counterintuitive, but hear us out. You can make your small yard feel more functional if you enclose it. By enclosing your space, you make it feel like a cozy and inviting room that…

Planning a House Hunting Trip

Planning a House Hunting Trip

The beginning of summer can be a great time to go house hunting. In fact, if you’re planning to move out of town, then a long weekend can be a perfect time to plan your trip. Here’s how to maximize…

BUILD YOUR LEGACY AT RIVER RANCH

BUILD YOUR LEGACY AT RIVER RANCH

The natural beauty that envelops this private 458-acre residential development on the edge of the Payette River in McCall, Idaho, is just the beginning of the hallmark features that make this property unique. Lakefront and Riverfront ranch-size parcels from 0.2…

Filing a Homeowners Insurance Claim

Filing a Homeowners Insurance Claim

A big storm causes a tree limb to fall on your garage. A pipe bursts and floods your kitchen. A burglar breaks in and steals your electronics. These are all unfortunate situations in which you might need to file a…

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How to Schedule a Home Inspection

How to Schedule a Home Inspection

What is an inspection? First of all, let’s be clear about what a home inspection is. It’s a visual inspection of the property that will alert you to any problems or potential issues. This gives you valuable information that you…

After Your Home Sells

After Your Home Sells

Review your paperwork After you close on your home sale, review all the paperwork you receive to check for errors. Even if everyone involved in the sale is a trusted professional, mistakes can happen. Be sure the mortgage payoff amounts…