Local Market Update – October 2014

Short sales and REO sold properties are down 15% of the closed sales YTD. This time last year, they made up about 18%, and the year prior to that it was 36% of closed sales. Median sales price for residential is up 5% from this time last year. One very strong contributing factor to why … Read more

Local Market Update – September 2014

Non-distressed residential property sales are up 7% overall, while short sales and REO properties are both down substantially. Residential average sales prices in the MLS are up 5% from this time last year.  Residential single family <2 acres is up 13% from this time last year. Residential homes above $350,000 still reflect a stable balanced … Read more

Windermere Family Day August 2014

Our Windermere agents and their families took over Higgin’s Point above Lake Coeur d’ Alene last week to un-wind and have some fun at our annual Windermere Family Picnic.  Yummy food, great weather, amazing friends and a “family” good time.  Below are some fun pictures – can you pick out who is who??

Local Windermere Foundation Update

Our local Windermere Foundation members were honored and excited to award over $26,000 to our local grant recipients – monies raised locally by our agents and fundraisers.  Below is the list of the recipients and donation amount. TESH – $1000 St Vincent Transitional Housing – $1000 NIC Dual Enrollment Program Scholarships – $3000 Habitat for … Read more

Helping Local Kids Back to School

Thank you to many of our amazing Windermere agents who sponsored children at Fernan Elementary in Coeur d’ Alene with new backpacks full of school supplies.  Below are some fun pictures of the delivery.  Thank you for continually giving back.

Homes on Acreage Values in Kootenai County

Homes on acreage sales are up over 6% from this time last year.  Values, year to date are up 15.5% – BUT listings are down the same number of almost 15%. It would be a great time to sell if you are thinking about downsizing, or moving closer to town.

Windermere Foundation Mid-Year Report 2014

Thanks to your donations, the Windermere Foundation has been able to disburse nearly $840,000 to non-profit organizations throughout our network, during the first half of 2014. This included 269 grants, with an average grant size of $3,121—grants that support programs like weekend meals for school kids. Did you know that one in five children go … Read more

Windermere Foundation Fire Relief Donations

The Windermere Foundation is now accepting donations for the North Central Washington Fire relief Fund. The Windermere Foundation is matching the first $2500. Many of our Windermere affiliates have been affected by the fire and we are helping to spread the word.  If you wish to donate, you can do so here: Click here to … Read more

Did you notice the website make-over?

Exciting news… we just rolled out our new and improved Windermere Coeur d’ Alene Realty website.  It has amazing new features and functions.  We think you will love the tools and how user friendly it is.  Let us know what you think?  

Half-Yearly Statistic Update 2014…

Average days on market are low… averaging around 111 days in Kootenai County, and in Coeur d’ Alene, averaging 102 days on the market.  Another reason why now may be the time to sell… you may have more equity than you think. Below is a sneak peek… Ask your Windermere REALTOR® to mail or email … Read more