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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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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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Throughout history there have been any number of types of homes. There have been large homes, small homes, tall homes, short homes, homes built in holes, and even homes built in caves-- to name just a few. In our day and age however, there seems to be a limited variety of homes to choose from when you go out shopping-- which is a shame. And, even if you decide to build your own home, it seems as though you are still only allowed to build from a set of predetermined plans that your builder of choice likes to do. This has made it easier on the builder, but it has stifled the creativity of many homeowners. The following is a quick list of brief explanations of some of the more creative kinds of homes so that you can have a better idea of your…

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There’s a lot on your mind when you’re buying a home for the first time. Even if this isn’t your first house, there is still going to be a lot on your mind. It’s stressful enough looking for a house, getting the inspection done, and finally closing. After everything is over, you have the keys in hand, and you unlock the door to your new home for the first time, you don’t want to be worrying about what happens if the water heater breaks.

If you are a first time home buyer, or especially if you are buying an older house, you will want to look at purchasing a home warranty policy. This way, if you don’t have much, or any, experience taking care of maintain a home, or there are some repairs that you fear would simply be too big for you, you have…

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It's the big question among those who are evaluating their options for purchasing or buying a home in Boise, Idaho. The time is now to create a plan for success, and we are here to make the decision making, as well as the process a little bit easier.

Decisions to Make

Deciding to buy or rent in Boise, Idaho is full of little and big considerations to mull over. It's perhaps the biggest question in real estate, and many people find themselves grappling with the decision more often than not. 

There are several reasons why in most housing markets across the country it is more affordable to buy than to rent. Home prices have fallen, and mortgage rates remain at historically low levels. In some cases, rent is on the rise, and Boise is no exception…

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Nice Brick Two Story House

There's all kinds of lists out there that tell you what to do to your Idaho home to increase its value. With so many opportunities to improve your home and make it more appealing to future buyers, it can be hard to resist the appeal of adding a swimming pool – or perhaps a sun room, or a highly customized office redo. You're thinking of using your home equity for some seriously cool upgrades and renovations with the intention of getting it back, and more, when you sell. Not all projects are practical though, or created equal.

There are some hot, and some not so hot remodels and upgrades you can do to your home, so, we've gone into detail regarding some of the most practical and cost effective improvements you can make, and some of the worst.

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Moving Boxes

Chaos, stress, excitement- these feelings come with selling a house. How do you enhance the excitement part of it and lower the chaos and stress? There are so many things to do and seemingly never enough time to accomplish them. One item on the “to do list” is to get your house appraised. You need to know how much your house is worth in the house market of this year. You can not control the housing market but you can get as prepared as possible for your appraisal to help make sense of the chaos that can come with moving.

House Renovations

Many people believe that spending thousands of dollars on upgrades will increase their home value significantly. That is not always true. For example, many people believe that spending lots of money…

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Last year was a great year for Boise, Idaho residents who got a mortgage, and the coming months are shaping up to continue that trend.

In 2012, the nation finally reached a long-awaited bottom and the recovery of the housing market dug its feet in even deeper. Idaho is one of the top contending states for the best recovered and we're headed into the new year both anxious and excited to see what Idaho real estate can do.

According to the National Association of Realtors, it appears that 2012 is likely to go down in the books as a record year for housing affordability. Freddie Mac reports that home buyer affordability is staying high thanks to ultra low rates, and the great news is though 2012 is behind us, Boise Idaho and the surrounding area is…

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The new year is upon us, and it's the ideal time to buy a new home. According to Time, the best month to make an offer on a house is January. And as your new homes guide, we can close the gap between you and your perfect Idaho home. Making your move onto the Boise real estate scene in January guarantees you'll beat the peak sales season come spring.

Now that it's deep winter in the Treasure Valley, you may be more concerned about holing up inside to wait out the lower temperatures. But there are several reasons why it can be beneficial to brave the cold and go out house hunting.

Generally, there are fewer homes for sale in Idaho during the winter, and those that are selling tend to need to move away from the property. This can be used to your…

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