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Monday, November 22, 2021

As a buyer in a heated seller’s market like in the Boise area, standing out is critical. As homes receive multiple offers, it becomes even more imperative to catch the eye of the sellers and their agent. Here are 4 strategies you can use to help your offer rise to the top of the pile.

Posted by AndrewS at 11/23/2021 12:02:00 AM
Tuesday, November 2, 2021

Purchasing a home is anything but a straightforward process, especially for those who are buying for the first time. There are a number of pitfalls that you can run into, and by avoiding the first-time homebuyer mistakes listed below, your transaction will go much more smoothly.

Posted by AndrewS at 11/3/2021 3:51:00 AM
Wednesday, October 6, 2021

There are a number of features that buyers want in a contemporary home. Aside from lifestyle and the desire for a greater room, what homebuyers look for also includes the ability to grow their equity while being able to start a family. Below are lists of lesser-known features that are just as pertinent.

Posted by AndrewS at 10/7/2021 3:30:00 AM
Tuesday, September 21, 2021

The temperatures are coming down from the hot days of summer. As leaves start to turn bright colors, sweaters and jackets come out, and decor turns to pumpkins, it is quick;y becoming an amazing time to sell your home. We are still riding the wave of this ultimate seller’s market, so you can still take full advantage of it after the summer buying rush. Here is how.

Posted by AndrewS at 9/22/2021 3:19:00 AM
Tuesday, August 17, 2021

The real estate market in Boise (and the country at large) has been absolutely bonkers in the last 18 months. Home values are rising quicker than ever, mortgage rates are the lowest in history, and buyer interest is through the roof. As a result, there are many prospective buyers who have been caught out as prices rise—especially first-time homebuyers. So how do the buyers with historically the fewest funds compete? We compiled a strategy to put first-time homebuyers in the best position to compete in this market.

Posted by AndrewS at 8/18/2021 3:35:00 AM
Wednesday, July 28, 2021

Home values in Idaho and across the country have soared as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic-fuelled real estate boom. Now that we are halfway through 2021, we gathered some of the most important numbers to see how they have changed since the pandemic started last March.

Posted by AndrewS at 7/29/2021 12:51:00 AM
Thursday, July 22, 2021

Build Idaho was recently featured by RealTrends for its performance in helping people buy and sell homes in the Boise area in 2020. These rankings are of the top 1,000 agents and teams in the country, and Build Idaho is near the top!

Posted by AndrewS at 7/23/2021 4:00:00 AM
Wednesday, July 14, 2021

The appraisal is an important part of the home buying process because it shows the buyer and their lender how much the home is actually worth. But as home prices continue to rise, the gap between home values and their appraised values grows. What does this mean for buyers and sellers?

Posted by AndrewS at 7/15/2021 2:21:00 AM
Wednesday, July 7, 2021

What is the local real estate market doing? 

Posted by tlangford at 7/8/2021 3:30:00 AM
Tuesday, July 6, 2021

One of the central questions in real estate is: “How much house can I afford?”. Since what you can afford sets the standard for the homes you can search for and reasonably buy, we have a short list of 4 questions to ask yourself to be realistic about your home buying goals.

Posted by AndrewS at 7/7/2021 4:10:00 AM
Wednesday, June 30, 2021

At this point, everybody knows that home values have gone up across the country, especially in Idaho. And once again, Idaho leads the country with the largest year-over-year home equity gains thanks to these rising home values.

Posted by AndrewS at 7/1/2021 2:38:00 AM
Tuesday, June 29, 2021

Renting versus buying: the eternal question of how to pay for where you live. After watching the real estate market take off with few signs of slowing down, it has left a lot of people wondering if it is worth it to stop renting and buy a house. We have some recent facts and figures to potentially help you make your decision.

Posted by AndrewS at 6/30/2021 2:13:00 AM
Friday, June 25, 2021

If 2020 taught us anything, it’s that things can turn on a dime and plans can change. Many people flooded housing markets across the country (especially Boise) to buy a new home with a home office, a bigger lot, or to get out of the big city. However, a life or job change can necessitate a quick move right after you get settled into your new home. If this happens, there are a few things to consider.

Posted by AndrewS at 6/26/2021 2:26:00 AM
Wednesday, June 23, 2021

Selling your home is not a decision that is made lightly. In real estate, time really does equal money, so it is imperative you make the best use of your time in order to fetch top dollar in the shortest amount of time. Here is the number one way to maximize your time.

Posted by AndrewS at 6/24/2021 12:40:00 AM
Monday, June 21, 2021

When you make an investment, you want to make sure that that investment will give you payoffs for years to come, whether it is stocks, a new car, or buying a house. Buying a house is often the biggest purchase a person will make, and the buyer wants to make sure that such a large investment in their future will pay off in the form of sturdy, consistent shelter. To learn about the state of the house, buyers will usually get a home inspection.

Posted by AndrewS at 6/22/2021 12:54:00 AM
Friday, June 11, 2021

There is a place for everyone and that is how it should be. There are specialists and generalists. The problem is when someone's expectations are not realistic or a business presents itself as something they are not.

Posted by tlangford at 6/11/2021 10:37:00 PM
Saturday, May 22, 2021

Based on average real estate prices of homes across Ada County, it could be a lot.

Posted by tlangford at 5/22/2021 8:27:00 PM
Monday, May 17, 2021

It’s not new news that the real estate market in the United States has been insane in the last 12 months with unparalleled buyer interest causing price increases and making the housing shortage more dire. Idaho is no exception and has been a national leader in all of these criteria. So how do buyers succeed in such a tight seller’s market? Patience.

Posted by AndrewS at 5/18/2021 2:42:00 AM
Sunday, May 16, 2021

Real estate is a dynamic, wide-ranging industry—investing, development, new construction, multi-family, residential single family, apartments, and other niches. It is always evolving and there are two spectrums: buyers and sellers.

Posted by tlangford at 5/17/2021 2:37:00 AM

If you want to sell your home, it may happen fast. The market is hot and the best strategy is to get as many people to see the home as quickly as possible.

Posted by tlangford at 5/16/2021 8:03:00 PM
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