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March 2016

Found 7 blog entries for March 2016.



The first step in buying a house is making the decision to buy a house. But this decision can be as daunting as it is exciting, especially if this is your first home. With your first home, there are a lot of unknowns. Which is understandable; you’ve never bought a house before. This doesn’t mean that buying a home for the first time has to be a terrible experience. Instead, if you are properly prepared, buying your first home can be a memorable and exciting experience. To make this process go as smoothly as possible, here are five tips to get you started.

Tip #1: Checking Your Credit

When you are buying a house, you are more often than not going to be needing to get a home loan. Your credit score is going to be very important in

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Every Saturday, Downtown Boise, Idaho transforms into an incredible market full of food, culture, art, and fun. It has grown tremendously over the years. From its humble beginnings with only 12 vendors to over 150 daily vendors when the season peaks, it’s clear that the Capital City Public Market is popular, booming, and here to stay. The Market lives on 8th Street, between Main Street and State Street, and it covers 4 blocks of Boise’s downtown. The Capital City Public Market didn’t start out so big or grand, but it was always destined to grow.

The Beginning

It began in 1994. It grew out of a love of open air markets, like the thriving Pike Street Market in Seattle and the Portland Farmers Market. But Boise, Idaho didn’t have that

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It’s no surprise that in our day there are more and more people that are working from home. From Portland to Pennsylvania there are thousands if not hundreds of thousands of people that are working from home; and Boise Idaho is not exempt from this figure. Due to this raise in domestic duties to perform many home builders in the area are including home offices into many of their floorplans. But, even if you have a home office, it is a lot harder than it looks to stay productive and on task in your home office. So here are some suggestions for how you can make your new home office efficient, productive, and a place where you can have success.

Keep it business related

Even though you want to have a fun place to work, you need to make sure

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Tamarack, Idaho is a beautiful resort town. It’s nestled in the shadow of the Bitterroot Mountains and sits only 100 miles north of Boise. If you’re looking at moving to Idaho because you want the Idaho lifestyle, Tamarack is a great place to consider. It’s surrounded by opportunities to head outside and enjoy the beauty of Idaho. Whether it’s a hot Idahoan summer or a cold and snowy winter, Tamarack has plenty to offer to keep any outdoor enthusiast occupied.

It’s said that boredom doesn’t exist in Tamarack, and when you see what the town has to offer, you’ll understand why. You’re surrounded by the outdoors, which includes such incredible opportunities as skiing, snowshoeing, snowmobiling, swimming, whitewater rafting, golfing, hiking, and

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If you have ever prepared a home for sale, you are probably very aware of the need to deep clean it. It doesn’t matter if it’s your first, second, third, or fourth home you’ve sold, it is important that it is spick and span before anyone comes to take a look at it. When you decide what your home specifically needs, and when it needs to be done, it is always good to come up with a strategy. Cleaning costs can get expensive very quickly, so it’s good to not only know what you are cleaning, but how. We have compiled a list of cleaning hacks, tips, and tricks to help lighten the load on you and your wallet as you prepare your home for sale. These may or may not work in your case, so you are using that at your own risk.

1) Removing hard water

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There are many articles out there about credit and how to build it. But why does it matter? Why do you or I need to worry about building credit? And what is it in the first place? The following is a brief introduction to credit and how to build it. It is not meant to be a complete or comprehensive lesson on credit and credit scores, just a brief introduction. For more information, talk to your real estate agent or a loan officer at any bank or credit union as they will know, in detail, what will help you.

What is credit?

It is first important to ask the question, ‘what is credit’ before trying to figure out how to raise your credit. So what is it? Simply put, your credit is a way for the banks to judge how responsible you are with money. It

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Moving—it can be quite the adventure. With all the hype that surrounds packing, preparing the home for sale, and writing up contracts one had better have their new living quarters arranged as soon as possible. Once the sale of their first home is final, and the keys are handed over, it is no longer theirs and they must now find a new place to live. Hopefully that will have been taken care of long before the sale was final, however, depending on their new desired dwelling, it may take longer than anticipated—like when people choose to build their home. Since building a home can take several months, unless construction started long before their home was up for sale, they may be out of a home for a while. What is the solution then? How can they

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