Idaho Real Estate

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Renting can be a drag. Always having to listen to the upstairs neighbors race with their pet elephants, trying not to make noise that will bother the downstairs neighbors and still hearing them bang on the ceiling signifying your slippered shuffles are too loud, and many other grievances tend to come with renting from an apartment complex. Living in a separate rental home isn’t always the greatest option either. Often, landlords take a bit of time to get things fixed and you can’t shower since you must wait for a plumber to come clear out the drains. Sometimes, renting can be a great situation with a landlord who gets your jokes and lives to care for their properties. Though, a new chapter in your life may just around the corner.

Buying a home

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The decision to buy a house is a big one and one that can end up costing you quite a bit of money. After the actual mortgage payment that goes into buying a house there are actually a lot of other expenses that you need to be aware of. We are going to explore these extra expenses, the hidden costs if you will, and help you get ready to pay for the dream home you have always wanted. It is important to know that this is not an exhaustive list of expenses and costs; the actual amount you will be paying and the number of costs is dependent on your local laws, the lender you work with and chosen real estate agent.

The Down Payment

Down payments are very important when it comes to buying a house and are a cost that everyone needs to be aware of.

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When it comes time to pick where you want to live, you actually have quite a few options. You see, there are many different types of homes out there, but there are few that have carried as much confusion as duplexes, townhouses, apartments, and condos. Though these may seem virtually identical in many aspects, they can actually be quite different. Even though they are small these differences can have quite the consequences. So, if you are thinking about moving into one of these multi-family units you should probably know all you can about your different options before you make a decision.

Duplex

Let’s start with a duplex. A duplex is a house that, instead of being designed for one living space, is made to house two separate living spaces

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Let’s just start out by saying that this article is meant for educational purposes and is not to be confused with actual training. Before you venture into the world of real estate investing you should do much more research than just reading this article; it is a good place to start and get a foundational knowledge of the world of real estate, however.

There are many investment vehicles out there, but there are few as great as real estate. But what makes investing in real estate different from other investments? Well, let’s start by looking at paper assets. Paper assets are things like stocks, bonds, mutual funds, and the sort and they represent the buying of part ownership in a company, debt from a company or the government, or the pooling of

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Basements can be more than just space under the house where boxes and spiders are stored. Many folks have founds ways to make their space work for them in ways that are out of the box and creative. Here are a few ideas for the homeowner who is itching for a change in their basement. For anyone who is not looking to build a whole new world under their home, but rather would enjoy a few special touches here or there, here are a few ideas. There are also a few options for those who would like to go big or go home. Of course, this is not a comprehensive list of ideas- if an idea can be thought of, it can be done with a little bit of skill and imagination.

Movie buffs would be thrilled to find a cool piece of furniture that will turn the heads of

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Life hacks are tips and tricks to make people’s lives easier. The internet is full of them, and most of the time you don’t always get what you want. Well, today we are promising you nothing but our best life hacks when it comes to the subject of lighting your homes. In fact, you may even call them “light” hacks.

Maximizing the light your home is more than just something you do on a whim. In fact, if you are a homeowner, you will want to do all you can to make your home seem brighter. A bright home will look more attractive, be more useful, and leave you and your guests feeling warm and safe. But if your home is not as bright as you would like, what are you supposed to do? Do you need to call an electrician to wire up a few more lights? Well,

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Are you looking for a change of pace? Is your home not living up to its potential anymore? Sometimes, what worked for you at one point of life changes and shifts. Part of life is learning how to shape our surroundings to grow and move with us. In a situation where your home no longer fits your needs, there are a few avenues available. Both will take work and both have pros and cons. It’s important to know ahead of time what you are getting into so that you can make the best decision for yourself.

The first route that you can take is renovation. If you have a few rooms in your house that could stand for some sprucing, then this solution may be for you. One thing to consider is that renovating can be expensive, so if you need to update the

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Let’s talk about backyards. Often, the backyard is just a stretch of grass for pets and people to play on, but are you getting the most use of the space right outside of your back door? Some people felt there could be more to the backyard than just a stretch of open land- maybe a few of these ideas can help to spark some creativity and become more organized for an upcoming backyard makeover.

First, a good idea is to figure out what you need in your backyard. If you need a space for your barbeque to reside, write that down. If a lounge space is in your sights, write that down as well. If you would like to have a space for Bocce Ball, croquet, or any other games, write it down. Any that comes to your head, from priority to silly, needs to be

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Eagle, Idaho is stunning with it’s rolling farmlands and quaint downtown storefronts. If serenity is on your list of wants when looking for a place to build a home, Eagle is a great place to plant your roots. Since Eagle is slightly farther from downtown Boise, there’s a feeling of openness that comes from being away from the big city. Many homeowners in this little place own animals, so it’s possible to find land for horses and cows. In addition, there are many cool events that happen during the year such as Eagle Fun Days- an outdoor event with a parade and vendors, a farmer’s market on Saturdays throughout the summer, and a holiday event with food, music, and fun activities. All of these contribute to a great sense of hometown charm- all

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Renting can be a bit of a drag. Your home is not your own, your landlord smells funny, and you are not allowed to hang up pictures. If this sounds familiar to your situation, then maybe it’s time to look into buying your own place. There are many reasons to look into buying- from decorating to stability and many things in between. Owning may be the perfect solution for your needs.

The experience of renting can be a bit of a gamble because the landlord or apartment complex is in charge of setting the rent price. There is not a guarantee from contract period to the next that your rent will stay the same. Often, apartment managers raise rent prices and either give written notice or have raised rent prices so that signing another contract will

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