Kathi Jo Nygaard, Owner / Broker
I am the proud new owner of Idaho’s Best Homes & Land! This was a huge leap for me and I am excited for the possibilities! I can’t thank all my friends, family, associates, customers and clients enough. I appreciate all the support and encouragement getting me to this point in my career.
About me: I am a lifelong Latah County and Potlatch, Idaho resident. My farming and ranching background, former WSU employee, private consultant for a home decorating business, and over 17 years working for Latah County, gives me extensive knowledge of the county and its community members. I love where I live and the area surrounding me, so the easy part of my job is sharing what I love with all of you.
I am passionate about helping area youth and building strong communities and volunteer to many organizations that work towards empowering youth to be the best they can be! My husband, Dean, and I have been married for 32+ years and have two grown children, Karl and Chelsi. Right now is the perfect time to follow my dreams.
- Looking to buy your first home or property?
- Trading up or downsizing?
- Or considering making the decision to sell your home or land?
- Have questions or looking for something outside our typical service area?
Don’t hesitate to contact me and let me help you with the process. There are many choices when it comes to picking a realtor. I will work hard for you and be there when you need it the most putting in the time necessary to make certain that the process is a smooth as possible for you. I serve all of Latah County, parts of Nez Perce and Benewah Counties; or as our motto states: A hometown real estate company serving Latah County and beyond!
- Office: (208)-875-8100
- Cell: (208)-875-0345
- E-mail: KathiLovesRealEstate@gmail.com
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Don Ball, Associate Broker / Realtor
Don is a lifelong resident of Latah County. He is a licensed Real Estate Broker with a broad range of experience in real estate sales. He has a strong background in rural land sales, farms, ranches, timber land and residential. Knowledgeable on land zoning issues, land productivity, and investment potential. His background includes 25 years owning and operating a wheat & legume farm, earning the Governor’s Award for Excellence in Agriculture, Environmental Stewardship in 1996 and Latah County Soil Conservation District’s Conservation Farmer of the Year for 1994. Don has been involved in U.S. wheat and commodity trade issues, serving on the Board of Directors for Latah County Wheat Growers and Idaho State Wheat Growers. He participated as a representative of U.S. Wheat Associates in trade missions and fact-finding tours to Africa, Australia, and Europe on behalf of wheat growers of Idaho.
Since becoming a real estate agent in 1999 he is a Graduate Real Estate Institute, was selected as 2009 Latah County Realtor of the Year. He has also served as President and Treasurer of the Latah County Board of Realtors.
He has been an active member of the community by serving on Scenic Six Community Development Council, Latah County Zoning Commission, Potlatch Lions Club, (twice recipient of Lion of the Year) and countless other community development projects. He is also a member of Lutheran-Presbyterian Church in Potlatch. Although he sold the business, he is still active in the real estate world!
Scott Bricker, Realtor
Our newest Agent, Scott, was raised in Palouse, Washington and graduated from Palouse High School. He has spent 30 years in the building materials industry mostly in contractor sales and management in the Seattle/Tacoma area, the Moscow/Pullman/Colfax area and in New Hampshire. He and his wife, Mary, now reside in Viola and are glad to be back on the Palouse where they both grew up.
Scott is looking forward to seeing old friends and making new ones in the real estate business and feels very fortunate to be working in the Latah County area. Feel free to give him a call to reconnect and discuss any of your real estate needs as he is eager to help you any way he can to achieve your real estate goals! Welcome Scott!
Paula Nicholson, Office Manager
Paula was born and raised in the Potlatch area. She and her husband, Lonnie, have been married for 30+ years, have 3 children and 8 grandsons which include 2 sets of twins! Paula enjoys following all her grandsons many activities, gardening, flowers, crafting, camping and 4 wheeling.
After commuting to Moscow to work for Optometry/Ophthalmology practices the last 17 years Paula is very excited to be working back in her hometown. Paula and Lonnie also own and operate a small logging business and are fortunate to have their son working alongside them!
Real Estate is something new for Paula but she is really enjoying learning the “ropes” from the agents in the office. Her hope is that by assisting them with office tasks they will have more quality time with clients to make their wants and needs a priority as they should be! Paula feels fortunate to be a part of Idaho’s Best Homes & Land and we feel fortunate to have her!