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June 2017

Found 8 blog entries for June 2017.


Many people in today’s society love a good challenge. Maybe that’s why the trend of buying homes to fix up and sell has become ever more popular as time progresses. Renovating a home can be entertaining, fun, and fulfilling if done properly. Like many other types of risks, however, flipping a home can be frustrating if the market crashes or if expensive, unexpected projects crop up. A bit of research can help, not only during the renovation process but also prior to acquiring the property.

Purchasing the property and home to fix is the real key to turning a profit. Because so many homes are old, dilapidated, and in disrepair, it can be hard to know what may be too much to handle. When viewing a property, ask questions. This is incredibly

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There are plenty of fun things to do in the Treasure Valley outside of the bigger, more commonly visited cities like Meridian or Boise. If you explore Canyon County, you can find so much that you couldn't find in the neighboring counties, particularly in the City of Nampa. In this exciting city, you can get your fill of fun with bowling to skating, eating at unique places, and so much more. If you just moved to the City of Nampa or are searching for a fun weekend activity or two, check out what you can do and eat in Nampa, Idaho:

Skating at the Nampa Rollerdrome

Do you enjoy skating? The Nampa Rollerdrome is a reasonably priced location to spend an evening or day. They have packages for birthdays and events, and a snack bar with arcade games and

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Boise is an outdoor city, there is no getting around that, but there are few outdoor activities that Boise, and Treasure Valley residents, love more than the Boise Greenbelt. The Boise Greenbelt holds a special place in the hearts of residents and visitors and has been a popular place to go for almost 50 years now (as of 2017). Our hope today, with this article, is to help those who don’t know much about the Greenbelt whether they are new residents, visitors, soon to be residents or even longtime residents of the area that just haven’t had the time to check it out. Boise and the Treasure Valley would not be as wonderful a place as it is without the wonderful Greenbelt. So, be sure to check it out for yourself.

What is the Greenbelt and why do

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Some people have the gift of a golden thumb—one who is great at doing what others feel is the impossible. For instance, most people don’t have all that is required to fix up a home without training, knowledge, and the physical capacity to do all that taxing manual labor. However, some people are great at it, and enjoy it to boot. For those people with the knack for fixing and building, buying homes to fix and sell is a profitable business.

Before you give up because you don’t have any prior experience in fixing up and selling homes, stop for a moment and think of the possibilities and financial opportunities that come with this job. You may not even have to be the one to do the manual labor. Intrigued? Check out the following list of things to

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During the warmer days of the year, it can be nice to take a dip in a pool. Many who live in warmer climates have pools built into their backyards while other areas may see a home with a pool less frequently. Pools can be really beneficial depending on the person who owns the home, but what about buyer who come across a home with a pool? Well, there are many things to consider when deciding whether the home is a good choice, but this article will focus on the pros, cons, and what goes into keeping a pool functional.

To start, there are many different types of inground pools and while most function in similar ways, the upkeep and potential for emergency fixes can be very different. If a home with a pool is on the docket for potential buys, it

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When it’s time to move there are a lot of things to do as well as a lot of decisions that have to be made. Amongst all these decisions, the one that seems to be avoided most frequently is whether you should live in a single-family home or a multi-family unit. Of all the multi-family units you can choose from, the ones you will see the most on the market are townhouses, duplexes, condominiums, and apartments. They are each different in their own way with nuanced differences that can dramatically affect the way of life of those who choose to live there. But what are these differences and what are the pros and cons of living in one of these multi-family units?

The Townhouse

Townhouses are very closely related to duplexes, but they are a bit

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Buying a home is a big step in everyone’s life. The need for shelter as a human being is strong, but you aren’t just buying shelter when you sign those papers. Homes are a place where you can find protection from the physical threats that are out there as well as the emotional ones as well. They are a place where you can make memories, a place where you can feel safe, and a place that you can all your own. Unfortunately, though, homes are not indestructible. There are forces in this world that can do both major and minor damage to your home without much warning, so it is best to be ready for when they hit. While there is no way to prevent a disaster, there are some ways that you can increase your home’s chances of surviving. There are no

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It’s important to have a good credit score these days. In the modern world, credit scores have become even more important, as every financial decision you make is recorded and poured into your credit score. Something that needs to be done to help people out is education on the matter; many people don’t know what their credit score is, why it’s important, what goes into it, or how to raise it. Well, for starters, let’s cover a few facts about credit scores:

*What is a credit score exactly? It’s your track record; it shows how reliable you are financially. It’s important—possibly critical, as having a low credit score could cause you hardships and become the obstacle that stands in your way when you want to do something like refinancing a home or

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