Life In North Idaho
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Thanks to my weekly email update from the Coeur d'Alene Chamber of Commerce, I am passing on some upcoming informational meetings regarding 'Obama Care' (The Affordable Care Act) and how it will directly affect you and your family. Choice of 3 Meetings: Tues. & Wed. April 23-24 The Executive Round Table of the CDA Chamber in cooperation with the Post Falls and Hayden Chambers presents "Understanding ObamaCare" The implementation date is fast approaching for The Affordable Care Act (ObamaCare). Our country is about...Continue Reading!
If you haven't filed your taxes yet, here are the top 10 deductions for homeowners - grab them while you can!! Mortgage Interest Deduction - One of the best benefits of being a homeowner! Home improvement Loan Interest Deduction - The interest on home equity loans used for Capital improvements (not items like carpet or paint) can be a deduction up to a loan balance of $100,000. Private Mortgage Insurance (PMI) Deduction - If you put less that 20% down on your home,...Continue Reading!
I'm so excited that the weather is cooperating and spring is here! Downtown Coeur d'Alene is a hive of activity from now until the end of summer, and I love every event. I thought that I would pass on a list so that you can add some of your favorites to your calendar! Continue Reading!
I took the big step last week and launched my own app for Android, IPad and IPhone - NORTH IDAHO HOMES! This free app is available in the app store, and directly links buyers and sellers to the Coeur d'Alene MLS for up to the minute home searches. No need to use the third party apps that are frequently out of date and frustrating to use. The app just launched today, so I will be working on adding more details and...Continue Reading!
All Decorated for Christmans in Coeur d'AleneI spent my afternoon working the Coldwell Banker Kiosk at the Coeur d'Alene Resort shops, and loved seeing the excitment from everyone over the Christmas decorations! As usual, the Resort went out of their way to make the season special with lights and decor everywhere. I have watched couples and families sit in Santas sleigh to take pictures, and young kids just stand and stare in amazement! The variety of shops in downtown Coeur...Continue Reading!
[youtube width="550" height="400"]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mhdz0lFJVpg[/youtube] I know that I sell houses, but sometimes the forgotten aspect of relocating to an area, or staying here, are the commercial and social amenities. I was playing on You Tube and found this local photographer that highlights different aspects of our area. As a local living anywhere, I think you forget about some of the reasons you initially moved to an area. This video reminded me of some that I haven't visited in years, or ever! The...Continue Reading!