In real estate, there too is a blind side, and this is where things can get a little scary and you too need insurance. Title Insurance. I visited with subject matter expert Jacquelyn Scappini with North Idaho Title to help navigate the nuances of title insurance.
In real estate, we commonly use the expression, “Don’t step over a dollar to pick up a dime.” This is commonly used when a buyer or seller becomes emotional over a trinket when they are selling a treasure.
On my first flight as a licensed pilot, Mad Dog, a legend in aviation, guided me while holding the map open across the windshield obstructing his view. I briefly looked down to check my instruments and when I looked back up through my windshield, my gaze was met by a pilot with a blonde mustache and Ray Bans who was leveling his twin-engine plane directly in front of me.
Some would say there are three categories of unintended consequences. The unexpected benefit, which is a positive but unplanned outcome, The unexpected drawback, in which we create a problem that is apart from the problem we wish to solve, And perverse results, wherein in trying to solve a problem, we actually make it worse.
The first half of 2023 is in the books. This week in many ways is the turning point in the year for housing. Home purchases start to decelerate and price reductions increase in the second half of the year.
Last weekend I flew to Dallas for my daughter's MBA graduation at Southern Methodist University. I came in a day early for a little gathering.
The Dallas rooftop venue with catered food, beverages and downtown views was amazing, in fact, I attended high school just a few miles away and this was my old stomping grounds.
In the Coeur d’Alene MLS Market, which includes Shoshone County, from the Year over Year Comparison Report all active residential listings during the month of April 2023 were up 41.7% compared to 2022, with 1,817 active listings vs 1,282 at this time last year.
Too many times I am searching properties for a buyer and after narrowing my search, I find several that seem to be perfect. The listing caption reads “MUST SEE”. As I review these, I am filled with great anticipation. The problem is that when I click to see more, I only see a few cell phone images...
In the 2003 Romantic Comedy How To Lose A Guy In 10 Days, Women’s Magazine writer Andie Anderson, played by Kate Hudson, writes a “How To” in reverse. Andie employs a number of dating don’ts that leads her boyfriend to dump her in 10 days.
Stardate October 2021. A very close relative of mine was about to build. They purchased the land. The building plans were approved and the builder was on site ready to move dirt to start building the following week.
Selling your home is a process, and just like having a baby, there are trimesters or phases. The first step is to select a realtor you trust to partner in selling your home. You may need to interview several realtors. It is crucial to partner with someone whom you trust to put your interest first. In many cases, it is likely not the one who simply quotes the highest selling price or lowest fee.
In 1889 Charles Duell was the Commissioner of the US Patent Office. He was widely quoted as having stated that the patent office would soon shrink in size and eventually close, because, “Everything that can be invented has been invented”. Now this is before iTunes, air conditioning, high speed chairlifts, and sliced bread (which was invented in 1928).
On my first flight, Mad Dog, a legend in aviation, guided me while holding the map oen across the windshield blocking his view. I briefly looked down to check my instruments and when I looked back up through my windshield, my gaze was met by a pilot with a blonde mustache and Ray Bans who was leveling his twin-engine plane directly in front of me.
I have fond memories watching John Madden as a kid. On the sidelines coaching, not on video games. I loved watching all the games back then with Ken Stabler, Otis Taylor, Johnny Unites, Deacon Jones, Joe Namath, Freddy Biletnikoff, and Lynn Swan. I watched on a 13 inch black and white TV that had tin foil on the rabbit ear antennas.