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Jun 16

June is National Homeownership Month, which focuses on the benefits of owning a home. Let's kick off this month and the beginning of summer by looking at the benefits to you and your family when you own a home instead of renting.


Jun 08

Our most recent blog talked about how the market is shifting and how it is no cause for concern. Rather, we are seeing the inventory increase and the real estate market start to get a little healthier. We dug up some more data on how and why this is happening and explained why this is healthy for the market, but not the first signs of a crash 


Jun 06

One of the biggest topics in real estate right now is if the market is shifting. While we are seeing the beginnings of a shift, there are important factors to look at to understand why the real estate market is behaving like it is. And, no, the market isn’t going to crash.


Apr 07

Buying a home is not an event to be taken lightly. Knowledge is power and when buying a home, you should be as strong as a lion.


Apr 07

Moving is hard work and there are so many things happening all at the same time that what is normally simple gets complicated. In the midst of all the settling in, tensions can rise, important things get lost and timely details get unintentionally overlooked.


Apr 07

Real estate across the United States is hot with record-low inventory and multiple offers on homes. Fortunately, it is not always about the highest offer.


Mar 23

If you are looking for homes on the MLS and see the perfect home for you with the sales status “contingent”, does that mean you should move on and look for another house? You may still have a chance to put in an offer. Our newest video explains how.


Jan 26

So, you’ve found your perfect home and have applied for mortgage approval. Next is the closing process, then you are a homeowner! But with every new home comes new furniture, paint, and decorations. However, you need to hold off on those until you get the keys, or at least talk to your lender first. If the lender thinks something is amiss with your finances before the loan is approved, they could delay or reject your loan application. Here are 8 ways to help avoid that scenario.


Jan 11

You found a house that you really like and are considering making an offer. The first thing to do is to evaluate how well this home truly matches your wants and needs, then review the pros and cons of the specific house. 


Jan 11

The start of a new year is filled with new possibilities. Many people look to the new year as a time to invoke a small or large change in their lives. Couple one of those large changes be a new home? Like a brand-new, never been lived in before, new construction home? There are plenty of advantages when it comes to living in a new construction home.


Jan 07

Congrats on getting your offer accepted! At this point, you kick off the closing process. Part of this process is a title company researching whether or not your new home has a “clean title”. Having a clean title means there is nobody else who has a claim to the property. This is where the importance of having title insurance comes into play.


Dec 30

For the vast majority of people, buying a home is the single largest purchase they will make in their lifetimes. Saving up for a down payment of that magnitude can seem incredibly daunting, especially for first-time homebuyers. Here are 4 simple steps to take to move toward buying a home.


Nov 30

Whether you are buying or selling a home, it is important to have disclosures outlined for the condition of the house. Disclosing the state of parts or systems of the home allows everybody to be informed and helps protect against future potential lawsuits. Here is what you need to know.


Nov 24

As a homebuyer, there are so many things to consider when looking at a house: location, schools, neighborhood amenities, house features, architectural style, lot size, price, square footage, your budget, familial needs, commute times, and so much more. However, here are 8 things you can actually ignore as part of deciding whether or not to buy the house, as they do not affect the structure of the house and can be corrected in as little as an afternoon.


Nov 23

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.


Nov 03

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.


Oct 27

In the majority of real estate deals, a piece of property will be sold or purchased with either cash or bank financing. In the event that a buyer is unable to purchase the property outright due to inadequate funds, they will be subject to extensive bank underwriting before they can qualify for the loan. However, there is a third option for selling or buying a home, and this is through owner financing. Below is an overview of what it is and when buyers and sellers should use it.


Oct 20

Getting a home inspection contingency is essential before committing to buying a house. While it will cost you some money upfront, hiring a professional inspector can help you identify major problems that could require a large amount of money to fix, prompting you to either renegotiate with the seller or walk away from the deal entirely.


Oct 09

When performing real estate searches online, you will sometimes come across the words under contract. What does it mean? Is it still possible to present an offer? Below is a detailed description of this term.


Oct 07

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.


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