Sun Valley, Idaho

New Listing: 2931 Butterfly Drive, Hailey

MoonlightAs we head into the 4th of July week end, it’s a great time to acknowledge our sales associate Annie Kaiser.  Besides being my vote  as the nicest agent in the valley, she’s “on fire” this season with some great new listings and a ton of sales activity. Way to go, Annie!  Keep up the great work.  Here’s some more information on one of her brand new listings that just hit the market.  Call her at 720-1225 for more details or a to schedule a showing.  She’d love to help.

Be sure to keep this darling bungalow on quiet Butterfly Drive on your list of “must see’s”.  This  light and bright 3 bed 1 bathroom home has just added  brand new roof, hardwood floors, solid wood doors, With a Whitefield pellet stove and cold entry you’ll be toasty warm all winter  Spacious laundry room and updated fixtures make this property shine.  Great views of surrounding hills from the front porch, back deck, and patio.  Don’t forget the secure fenced yard with extra vehicle storage adjacent to the garage for your toys and outdoor gear.  Wonderful home and value priced at just $179,000.  Better call Annie quick on this one!

New Listing: 1111 Broadford Road, Hailey

BroadfordAllright,  now we’re talking!  Brian Kriesien, Coulter Properties newest associate just secured his first listing.  A great real estate milestone for him.  Congrats, Brian! Here’s the scoop on this great value in Hailey that you won’t want to miss.

This private home is situated  on half an acre with a large sprawling lawn and fenced backyard, lush flower gardens and views!!  Your kids will flip over the large and secure play area complete with raised beds, views and mature shade trees.  Large families will appreciate the extra rooms in the roomy finished basement…a great spot for friends and large groups.. This house has tons of potential and is a great deal for the price at just $360,000  Call Brian to coordinate a showing today at 208 720-0239!

Top Ten Reasons We Live in Sun Valley!

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This is just the tip of the ice berg and the list goes on and on but you have to start somewhere!  We’d love to hear what you love about Sun Valley,as well, so  be sure to shout out your favorites, too.

Top Ten Cool Things About Living in Sun Valley:

10) Leaving your car keys in the ignition at the grocery store with an unlocked $5,000 mountain bike on the rack.

9) Gong to work with ski pants on and “sneaking in” a few runs at lunch.

9) Not thinking twice about meeting clients in those same ski pants after lunch.

7) Waving to friends you pass on Main Street driving along at 20 miles per hour.

6) Wearing a down puffy jacket over shorts and flip flops.

5) Stopping on Highway 75  to let a herd of elk cross the road.

4) Dialing a wrong number and ending up knowing the guy that answers, and having a nice chat before you hang up.

3)  Asking for advice in the hardware store and realizing the guy that helped you doesn’t even work there.

2) Living in a true “four season” climate. Skiing Season, Biking Season, Fishing Season and Golfing Season.

1) And the number one best thing about living  in Sun Valley, Idaho….an awesome real estate market and  knowing several friendly Coulter Properties agents to help you find the perfect property!

There you go… we hope you like it.  Now tell us… what’s your favorite part about Sun Valley?

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Deal Alert! Priced Right and Ready to Sell at $249,000!!

Delightfully right and tremendously livable describes this spacious 2 BR plus loft Four Seasons townhouse with two decks and private patio. Prime location with bike path, bus stop to town and Baldy steps away. Mountain trail access right out the front door. Strong association with pool and charming aspen grove common space. Call us for a showing today!Living Kitchen Loft

Sun Valley Summer! “Go Time” for Local Real Estate

Boulder MountainsWelcome to another fabulous, fun filled Sun Valley summer!  And no matter how you slice it, the time is right to be in the Sun Valley Real Estate market.

Sellers will benefit from strong increases in buyer demand and recent sales activity.  Pricing and values are up and inventory is low.  Multiple competing offers are common and well priced product is selling immediately.

Buyers seeking to take advantage of the last of the remaining distressed and bank owned inventory still have a few great options (but they are going  fast!) and the interest rates for new loans are still at historic lows.

As our market shifts from the unique conditions created by the historic economic downturn, excellent opportunity exists for a short period of time for both buyers and sellers.  We can help you make the most of the market

At Coulter Properties “our knowledge and experience is your property” so let us go to work for you today!

New Construction! Hurray!!

New ConstructionThe smell of fresh lumber, the sound of nail guns, and power tools humming away……..Is that new construction??   Good news, there are new construction starts!!  Driving around the valley we are seeing and hearing the sound of craftsman at work and it feels good. Up about 25% in our valley.

A few quick stats:

Ketchum – 37 permits 15 new homes

Sun Valley-  32 permits 5  new  homes

Blaine County-  25 permits 3 are new homes

Hailey-  46 permits year to date.  36 total last year.

Bellevue-  up 30 % from last year

361 total vacant land listings

12 pending sales

63 lots closed between May 2012-  May 2013

Vacant Land……Could it be the time to buy?

Deal of The Day: 302 North Second Avenue, Old Hailey

Second AvenueRare that a home of this quality is offered in the East Hailey Core. Owner-Builder has crafted clean lines, artful angles creating a unforgettable architectural experience. This 3040′ Classic Contemporary home features all the right elements: large chef’s kitchen w/ topnotch appliances adjoining the dinning & family room, den, mud room, & bonus rm-basement. Very cool property in the Hailey Core The detached 576 square foot studio-apartment has rented for $650.00 a month…lofts above the 576′ ft garage. Huge patio and private outdoor gardens & lawn to escape into. Every inch of this crisp, clean home have been custom built..Doors, Large view windows, Oversized island w/ eating bar, Tranquil master suite, SV Bronze Hardware, Ethernet/Cat 5 hardwired, Radiant heat, Surround sound & Playhouse-shed. Contact Annie Kaiser for a showing! $675,000

Done Deal: 310 Main Street Hailey

DSC_0015Just like the residential market is quickly rebounding, the commercial market is bouncing back as well. Here’s a perfect example of a charming downtown Hailey commercial restaurant building that was formerly occupied by a popular local restaurant which closed during the down turn.  The market recovery has lured several new restauranteurs back into the game in Hailey and Ketchum so the food scene will have some exciting new options this summer!  Work on the street is a great new Thai restaurant will be opening here soon!

New Listing: 111 Mayleaf, Elkhorn in Sun Valley

111 MayleafCasual sophistication at this designer’s personal residence on the creek. This 4 bedroom 2.5 bathroom home was completely remodeled in 2006. Custom kitchen and baths, electrical, fixtures, 5” white oak flooring, insulation, roof, and drywall. Ideal layout for entertaining with open floor plan, fireplace, and inviting private outdoor spaces. Many subtle nuances set this property apart.
Pulling into the drive this home has a great feel. It’s been lovingly planned & cared for and offers many extras. 2 water heaters, 2 furnaces, large laundry-craft room, custom draperies, built-in bookcases and plenty of storage. Paver driveway, entry and patio with French drain. Total privacy in fenced back yard that adjoins the creek. Birders dream. Sunny all day year round. Elkhorn amenities include tennis, swimming and hot tubs.  $735,000.  Call Annie Kaiser Now! ALLREADY UNDER CONTRACT!