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By Gary Lirette, Business & Investing in the Inland Northwest
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A Day on Lake Pend Oreille in Sandpoint, Idaho Every year the REALTORS® from our office, Tomlinson Sandpoint Sotheby's International Realty, take to the massive waters of Lake Pend Oreille off the shores of Sandpoint, Idaho to preview the waterfront homes we represent. We make it a day of fun and...

By Gary Lirette, Business & Investing in the Inland Northwest
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Finally, some good news for Sandpoint, IDaho's outlook and our national condition. By Gary Lirette, host of North Idaho Business radio show on KSPT and KBFI, and REALTOR® for Tomlinson Sandpoint Sotheby's International Realty July 28, 2009 Home prices show signs of stabilizing in MayWidely watche...

By Gary Lirette, Business & Investing in the Inland Northwest
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This last week did a bit of hiking above the Clark Fork River and Spring Creek and the views of the island of the estuary and Lake Pend Oreille were awe-inspiring. No need for more words, check out the view and you decide. Lake Pend Oreille above the Clark Fork delta Clark Fork River delta Clark ...

By Gary Lirette, Business & Investing in the Inland Northwest
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How is the Sandpoint Real Estate Market Doing? First of all, as of today, July 26, 2009, pending sales in the Selkirk MLS area of North Idaho the stats are as follows: Pending Sales:                             169 All Types      $44,542,718 Closed Sales since 1/1/09:            369 All Types    ...

By Kent Anderson, from Schweitzer to the Lake
(Coldwell Banker Resort Realty, Sandpoint, Idaho)
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SANDPOINT, IDAHO TENNIS Sandpoint has a great tennis community!  Last week we hosted the 3rd annual Sandpoint Tennis Camp and it was the best yet!  Jane Rockwell (USPTA teaching pro and former Sandpoint High School coach) and Mary Jo Lambert (current Clark Fork High School coach) once again put t...

By Kent Anderson, from Schweitzer to the Lake
(Coldwell Banker Resort Realty, Sandpoint, Idaho)
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This is like FIGHT CLUB.  I NEED to let go!   I just got done showing a property that happens to be situated next door to another great Lake Pend Oreile waterfront property that I was actually very knowledgable about.  When I was done with my customer, a new potential buyer drove up and started a...

By Gary Lirette, Business & Investing in the Inland Northwest
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A Great Weekend in Sandpoint and Dover, Idaho As if having a fantastic 4th of July the week before wasn't enough the weekend of July 11th and 12th is packed with cool things to do in North Idaho. Dover Bay Days PicsSandpoint Wooden Boat Show Pics JerryFest also rocked this weekend at Camp Eureka ...

By Gary Lirette, Business & Investing in the Inland Northwest
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Let's face it, REALTORs® have a reputation just hovering above used car salesmen. I don't mean that everyone thinks poorly of us, but we rank in opinion right around attorneys, politicians, and doctors. Weird that some of those professions used to be the most respected. I believe that while we ea...

By Gary Lirette, Business & Investing in the Inland Northwest
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Remember, you can view the complete Calendar of Events and much, much more, including hundreds of articles and web resources plus over 1,000 pictures of North Idaho by visiting my website. Go to www.SandpointID.net for everything you want to know about North Idaho. Weekly and Ongoing Events Sandp...

By Gary Lirette, Business & Investing in the Inland Northwest
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The first question always is: where are we going to celebrate the 4th? What I mean is, will we do the City Beach fireworks put on by the Lion's Club, or maybe we'll try Hope, or Hayden Lake, or Garfield Bay this year. While Sandpoint has what many believe to be the premier display, plus there is ...

By Kent Anderson, from Schweitzer to the Lake
(Coldwell Banker Resort Realty, Sandpoint, Idaho)
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Sandpoint is ROCKIN' again this summer.  It seems like the 4th is the real kick-off each year. I am sitting up at SCHWEITZER MOUNTAIN in the COLDWELL BANKER RESORT REALTY office enjoying the beautiful weather while dozens of SANDPOINT locals wander by mingling with the hundreds of tourists who ha...

By Kent Anderson, from Schweitzer to the Lake
(Coldwell Banker Resort Realty, Sandpoint, Idaho)
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  I am working with a few clients here in SANDPOINT, IDAHO who find themselves in the, all too, familiar plight of being upside-down on their mortgages and not knowing where to turn.  This has been the recurring theme of our economic crisis for the past six years and one of the major stumbling bl...

By Gary Lirette, Business & Investing in the Inland Northwest
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Sandpoint, North Idaho, & Eastern WashingtonWineries & Wine Bars North Idaho Restaurants Schweitzer Restaurants North Idaho Bars Idaho Cuisine First, Gary Lirette is the author of the book Passion for Wine published by Hastings House. So, wine holds a special place in this writer's life. While th...

By Gary Lirette, Business & Investing in the Inland Northwest
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So, mountain bikers and hikers have long known how totally outrageous North Idaho is for the sports for some time. But in 2005, when the NORBA National Championship was held at Schweitzer Mountain, the rest of the world found out our little secret. There are so many great runs and trails, it is h...

By Gary Lirette, Business & Investing in the Inland Northwest
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Golfing in Sandpoint, Bonner County, & North IdahoSandpoint Area Golf Courses Well, the thought of golf in North Idaho may not occur to the avid golf enthusiast, but lovers of the links are finding out why so many are making the Idaho Panhandle a golfing destination. Most recently, Jack Nicklaus ...

By Kent Anderson, from Schweitzer to the Lake
(Coldwell Banker Resort Realty, Sandpoint, Idaho)
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I spent 15 hours at the  FORD IRONMAN COEUR D'ALENE TRIATHLON on Sunday.  (As a spectator...my son was a FINISHER and is now an IRONMAN!).  The human spirit is alive & well!  I am in complete awe.  From the moment I arrived at the beach to watch the the swim portion of the event (2.4 miles) until...

By Judith Ehlert
(Tomlinson Sothebys International Realty)
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Route of the Hiawatha Rail-Trail Here's a thought for your personal newsletter.  This is an article I wrote for my newsletter that had good comments from prospects who decided to come here to take this little bike ride.  I'm trying to feature more things having to do with local activities from a ...

By Kent Anderson, from Schweitzer to the Lake
(Coldwell Banker Resort Realty, Sandpoint, Idaho)
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I am excited to be a part of the Brokers' Open on Monday, June 15.  I'll have two of the premier listings in North Idaho on the Tour.  The photo above is of "The Cottage On The Lake" and is a MUST SEE.  The home was built by a master mason and NO corners were cut on this project.  The home is a u...
Many know in our current market there is a lot of inventory available, and we have had a real slowdown in home sales. In the old market, people could just put a sign up, list on the MLS, and in no time, everything was selling. In order to sell houses these days it takes special effort. We do thin...

By Gary Lirette, Business & Investing in the Inland Northwest
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