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January 2016

Found 7 blog entries for January 2016.

 

 

When you buy a home, the last thing on your mind is that one day you might not be able to pay your mortgage. Being foreclosed on can be scary, stressful, and even embarrassing. No one wants to lose their home, nor have a foreclosure show up on their credit report. You lose your home, your credit takes a big hit, and the foreclosure stays on your record for seven years.

However, if you are in danger of being foreclosed on in Idaho, don’t be afraid to seek out help and assistance. Ever since the real estate market crash, when many homes all across the United States were in foreclosure, the federal government has created an assistance program that offers an immediate solution. Of course, if you are in danger of going into foreclosure, you should

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A garage is a desirable feature for any potential homeowner. Sometimes, the bigger the garage the better. However, you don’t always get exactly what you want in your home. The perfect house that fits the majority of your needs, wants, and your budget, might not come with the big two car garage that you’ve always wanted. Now, you have to make do with a single car garage. You just aren’t sure how to make the most of the smaller garage in order to have the most useable space possible.

While you can’t make your small garage larger, you can plan carefully in order to maximize the amount of storage and useable space available to you. It will take some careful planning and the right strategy, but the single car garage can work just as well as a

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As the younger generations start coming into the age where one would typically buy a home, that is not really happening as much anymore. Previously, many people sought out starter homes, where they could plant some roots in a community, before moving on to a bigger and better house. However, the millennial generation is quite different, especially when it comes to buying their first home.

While this is not always true, a broad range of millennials are a part of a far more mobile society. Settling down and planting roots are not as important, or simply not the first priority of many millennials. Travel and freedom are important, and owning a home is not the same status symbol that it used to be. Of course, this doesn’t mean that there

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When you don’t have a lot of space, how you use that space becomes increasingly important. Whether you purposefully bought a small house, or you just have smaller rooms than you’d like, it is possible to make those small rooms or spaces look bigger than they really are. All it takes is a little creativity, some clever planning, and the proper use of the space and colors.

You can use everything from lighting to furniture to create the illusion that a small space is bigger than it actually is, and it really is not that difficult. There are some clever tricks and ideas that can help you transform any space you need, and make a smaller room look bigger, or even to make a big space look even bigger.

Tricking Your Eye

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Looking for a home can be a fun prospect, or a daunting one. You are looking for the perfect home, whether it is your first home, second, or beyond. Because houses cost a lot of money, you don’t want to overspend, or worse yet, get stuck in a house that’s a money pit. It will eat up all of your money, and you’ll have no chance of making any of your money back when you decide to move.

Even if the house looks like it’s the perfect one, with nothing wrong, it could still be a money pit. The house itself might not even be the problem. The best way to avoid a money pit house is to work with a trust and local real estate agent that knows the market. Otherwise, read on to discover some great tips to help you avoid that money pit and get the

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Sheep. These quiet, unassuming animals are often the unsung backbone of any culture and society. Sheep have provided food and clothing for centuries, and sheepherders are almost as old as time itself. Today, sheep still play a large role in the economy of Idaho, even though the animals were not native to this country. The majority of sheep in the United States were originally brought over by the English and Spanish, and the sheep present in the West were brought up from Mexico.

Now, every year in the Sun Valley area, before winter, there’s an event that celebrates the history and culture of sheepherding. It spans four days. This festival takes place when the sheep are being moved to their winter grounds, and it celebrates everything

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Having a foreclosure happen to you is never something that you want to go through. However, foreclosures certainly aren’t as rare as they once were, especially since the housing market crash. Banks had lax lending requirements, and many people ended with mortgages, and then were unable to make the payments. Sometimes, your circumstances simply change, and you might find yourself going through the foreclosure process.

It’s not the end of the world, although it certainly feels it. No one wants to lose their home. The state of Idaho and the federal government both offer free or low cost foreclosure assistance. While there’s no guarantee (anyone offering a guarantee is a scam), you will get help to try and keep you in your house.

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