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Tips to Save Extra Bucks when Buying a Home

  It costs a lot of money to move into a house and considering all the money you’ll need to put down in order to buy the house itself, tips for saving money in any way you can throughout this whole process may help. People often don’t realize how much money they will likely spend during the home-buying process, so preparing ahead of time and educating yourself on the mistakes others make that leave holes in their wallets, you can find success and save serious cash. Learn about the following tips and tricks to save money when thinking of buying a home (and remember, it’s never too early to start preparing): *Start planning (and ... Read More

Tips for having a great open house

Having an open house is a great way to interest possible clients in the home that you are selling. Open houses are a way to show them the inside of the home, the amenities it comes with, and give them a chance to imagine what it would be like for them to live in that home. How to choose a time for an open house -- Most people choose weekends where you and prospective buyers usually have more time. Have your open house a few times, at the same times within the month, so people can make plans to attend. For example, have your open house Sunday from 3 pm - 6 pm, for the month of April. So people who are thinking about visiting your... Read More

Buying a Home Near a Lake

When buying a house, it is often just as important to look what’s around the house as it is what’s in the house. A good example of this is view and location. A house in the middle of Eastern Idaho’s outskirts could have an identical duplicate in downtown Boise but sell for half the price because of location. Similarly, a house near a lake comes with a beautiful view, a majestic feel, and the prospect of thrills and adventure…and maybe a heftier price. There are pros and cons to buying a home near a lake. Before deciding which way you’re going on the debate, check out the following list of things to consider in order to help you bette... Read More