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Found 8 blog entries for October 2016.


So, you are going to build a new home in Boise? It is an exciting new experience if you haven’t done it before. However, before you celebrate too much, have you thought about what kind of home you want to build? Are you going to build a ranch style home, a craftsman, or something else? If you are thinking about doing something a little more exotic for your custom Boise home, maybe you should consider some of the following unconventional homes.

Subterranean Dwellings Now, when you hear about underground homes, what is the first thing that comes to mind? Is it miner’s hats, hard rock walls, and so forth? If so, then you are in for a treat. They look and feel like a normal home on the inside-- sheetrock, doors, the works; they are nowhere near…

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So, you’ve finally done it, you’ve bought your dream home -- complete with all the trappings and features that you’ve ever dreamed of. You’ve gone through the rigmarole to buy or build the home and now, with it finally full of your boxes and luggage, you start to unpack though soon that is over and everything has its place. This then brings you to the next challenge of coming into your dream home, decorating. Decorating can be quite a chore. Pictures, figurines, paintings, and other such decorations can be expensive, especially if you are buying them all in one fell swoop. Not to mention it can be a bit nerve-wracking to bring things home over and over again to see how they fit overall. But eventually, you will have it complete and it will be…

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Boise, Idaho is a culturally dynamic city. It has tons of great amenities to enjoy that range from academic, all the way to athletic making it not only dynamic, but versatile and enjoyable to just about everyone who comes to visit. One thing that makes Boise so unique is the distinct differences that occur between its 8 sectors. The City of Boise, though seamlessly brilliant, can also be subdivided into 8 sections that each have characteristics all their own.

This article will focus on one of those sectors: the Boise Bench. The Boise Bench part of town is quite literally the heart of the city. It is not as busy as downtown, but it is in the physical center of the city and is also home to one of the largest freeway interchanges in the state. It is…

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Boise can easily be divided into 8 sections: Downtown, the Bench, Southeast Boise, East Boise, the North End, North Boise, Southwest Boise, and the West Valley. Each section has their own atmosphere, style of building, amenities, and even price, though there are always exceptions. For the most part, smaller cottage style homes can be found the closer you get to downtown and the North End as they are the some of the original parts of the city. However, if you go farther away from Downtown you will find the homes get larger and more ranch and craftsman style in construction.

Boise’s Neighbors

Some of Boise’s most notable neighbors would have to be Meridian, Eagle, Garden City, Kuna, Nampa, Star, Middleton, and Caldwell which make up what is…

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If you are moving into your first home and want to make your kitchen as functional as possible -- or maybe you want to just revamp your existing kitchen’s usability -- then you are in the right place. Many people would have you believe that you need to have the latest and greatest gadgets to bring out your kitchen’s true potential, but that simply isn’t true. In fact, it is quite the opposite. If you are wanting to increase the usability, functionality, or scope of your kitchen then you need only look as far as the home section at your local grocery store. Not the section with all the expensive appliances, but the ones with your basic everyday ones, because these are the ones that will be the most useful to you. The following is a list of the kitchen…

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Buying a home in Boise is the dream for many people. The Boise real estate market is perfect for investors, first-time homebuyers, and those searching to relocate to save some money. Though, there is a lot that goes into buying a home, especially if it is your first time, and many things might slip under your radar. So, here are a few ways that you could save money when buying your first home. You may not understand the importance of these steps just yet, but once you have gone through the home buying process, it will all make more sense. Not to mention you will be glad you took time to do them.

Prepare Now

The first thing to do is to start preparing now to buy a new home. The sooner you start, the easier it will be (in theory). However, it…

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Foreclosure, it’s something that can scare even the bravest. In this world of uncertainty, it can happen to nearly anyone. However, there are ways to salvage your finances and even prevent foreclosure.

If you find yourself in a situation where your lender is threatening to foreclose on your home, don’t panic, there are people out there that desire to help. Odds are that your lender has a loss mitigation department. These departments will meet with and work with you and show you how to fix your problem.

You also need to be honest with your lender, let them know your situation. If they don’t know what’s going on they will be less cooperative and there will be less avenues open to you.

You can also go through a third person party to mediate…

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Where is Eagle Idaho?

Eagle Idaho is a small town in the Treasure Valley that is home to approximately 20,000 people. It is located just north of Boise at the boarders of the Boise Foothills (or the tail end for that matter). It is not an urban city by any means, and it is not a purely rural community; the community of Eagle very well may be the best of both worlds if you can’t decide between rural or urban. It is a beautiful fusion of charming city streets and rolling green pastures.

Why would I want to buy a home in Eagle Idaho?

If the above paragraph didn’t already convince you to buy a home in Eagle, then this one definitely will.

The first thing to consider is that Eagle is home some fabulous homes, and there are quite a lot of…

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