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Found 7 blog entries for December 2016.


New Year’s Eve is an awesome time of year. It is a time for parties, a time for fun, a time for reflection, and a time to plan for the upcoming year. Here in Idaho there are thousands of ways to ring in the New Year, some of which are quiet, and some rambunctious. Whichever way you want to celebrate the passing of the New Year though, you can find something to do here in Idaho. In this article we will go over some of the more popular events that happen New Year’s Eve and some of the things that happen on New Year’s Day as well.

New Year’s Eve

The Idaho Potato Drop

2016 marks the 4th annual Idaho Potato Drop, a tradition that will live on in the Treasure Valley for years to come. The Idaho Potato Drop is the Idaho twist on the traditional ball…

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For many of us, pets are an irreplaceable part of our lives. We can’t imagine life without them. However, our pets sometimes don’t have as high regard for our homes as we do for them. Because of this, as many pet owners will know, pets can do some major damage to a home — both inside and out — which can cause the value of the house to decrease. So, what is to be done? You may ask. Well, that depends on how you answer this question: are your pets inside or outside?

NOTE: THESE ARE SUGGESTIONS AND WE DO NOT GUARANTEE THAT THEY WILL WORK 100% OF THE TIME.

Ideas for pet-proofing the inside of your home:

Stained and Smelly Carpet —

Accidents happen, it is a part of life, and those accidents absolutely extend to your pets control over their…

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Here in Idaho, there are a lot of homes with acreage, even in the cities. It comes from Idaho’s long history of agriculture. You see, Idaho started out as one of those western states that consisted mainly of farmers who worked their own little patches of land and, as the years have gone on, though new homes are built on smaller lots, there are still a ton of homes that are built on multiple acre parcels of land. But what should you do with it? If you aren’t a farmer, then you might find this to be the question of the hour and today, we are going to give you a few suggestions.

Use your excess acreage for tenant farming

Tenant farming has been around for a long time. Essentially it is an arrangement between a landowner and a farmer for the…

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Let’s start this article off by saying this: it is very hard, if not impossible, to buy land for a substantially low price. However, a discounted price, now that is what we’re talking about. In this blog post we will give you a few strategies to find yourself land for a better price than you would anticipate. Not all of these strategies will work for you and none of them are without risk. So, be sure that you take time to thoroughly think through each purchase and consult with a financial professional before taking any steps with large ramifications.

REO land (bank or government owned land)

REO/ bank owned land are things like foreclosures and so forth. They are ones that the owner, typically a bank, and sometimes the government, needs to sell.…

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Most people don’t really have an opinion about Boise Idaho except for the idea that it is all potato farms and football fans. Today, we are going to show you that while spuds are important to the Boisean culture, there is much more than meets the eye in this strikingly comfortable and strikingly fertile real estate region. Today we are going to show you the top 8 reasons to live in Boise Idaho. If you would like more information beyond this article, check out our website, and or give one of our real estate agents a call— they will be glad to help you in any way they can.

8. The Awesome Real Estate Market

From the average cost per home and the abundance of great homes, Boise is a great place for real estate. Whether you are looking to buy a…

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There are a lot of dogs in Boise. Many people in the Boise area have a dog, or dogs, in their houses or in their yards and many of them want to do right by them. They want to provide their canine friends with the best they can offer, and who wouldn’t! But how can you make your backyard fun for both you and your dog. There are many things that we as humans enjoy, and many things that dogs enjoy, but can they exist in the same backyard without losing the backyard’s look and aesthetics? Well, we are here to proudly tell you that yes, you can have a backyard that is comfortable for you and fun for your pup without sacrificing your beautiful landscaping.

Idea Number 1: Give your dog cover from the elements

Dogs like to sleep in small shelters.…

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Urban homes, whether they are condos or small cottage homes off of the main byways of downtown Boise, are options that many relocating to the Boise don’t always consider. Boise is usually known for its sweeping countryside and robust suburban areas, but not usually for the urban homes and urban living arrangements that it has to offer.

Some of the urban homes and living quarters that are available in downtown Boise are the beautiful Victorian and Colonial homes in the Historic district, condos and lofts that offer maximum urban efficiency, and also a number of classic cottage style homes dotted here and there. There is even the Boise North End that is a cross between urban streets and suburban communities that offer numerous homes of different…

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