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Biking Through IdahoThe rush of the wind in your face and the pavement flying by bring back that familiar passion and contentment. Nothing but you, your bike, and the Idaho highway ahead of you will make the perfect combination. The most important part of your journey, is your safe return home. In order to keep you safe and to allow you to keep riding Idaho has establish laws for cyclists. So, before you head out onto the road, be sure to review bike safety basics.

Safety Equipment 101
Lights- Bikes are required to be equipped with a light on the front. This light must be able to illuminate up to 500 feet. It is to be turned on when the bike is in use between sunset and sunrise and when the day is cloudy enough that visibility is impaired.

Reflectors-A reflector is required for…
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House in Middleton
Nothing quite compares to the emotions during your first purchase of a home, it's exciting, suspenseful, nerve racking, and sometimes stressful. Hopefully, your first experience is a great one, but just to make sure we are offering some key pointers to get you started on the right track.

For first-time home buyers looking into purchasing a home, here is a list of things to consider before signing on the dotted line. We want to make sure that you are getting into a home that fits your needs as closely as possible.

Standard Details

There are, of course, all of the basic details that a buyer wants in a home.  That includes the number of bedrooms and baths.  Does it have a fireplace; how large is the lot; is there a rec or a family room; is there a…

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Build a Home

You’ve always talked about having your own home built. You like the idea of picking the floor plan, being able to choose the finishes in the house, and being able to be a part of the design. It’s your dream home, so why shouldn’t you be able to make your home how you want? Of course, you’ve probably always shied away from having your home built. It’s just too expensive. Isn’t it?

Building a home certainly isn’t a cheap undertaking. But just because a house that works for you is cheaper, doesn’t mean you should completely disregard having a house built. The National Association of Home Builders reported that, in February of 2015, the average price for a new house was $275,500 and the average price of an existing house was $204,200. When you look at…

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Two Story House In Eagle
During the summer the temperatures can reach 90 degrees and higher, creating a warm climate for a move. However, many moves take place during the summer months, as career changes occur and as individuals seek to become settled prior to the new school year. For a successful move into your new home, follow the easy moving tips outlined below.

Quick and Efficient Packing

Packing your life into boxes can be stressful and requires planning. The following are a few basic tips for packing anytime of year: 

  • Pack valuables in towels or soft clothing to save money on packing materials. 
  • Reinforce the bottom of the boxes. Moving is stressful enough without picking up a box and having everything fall out and break. 
  • Mark each box with the room it belongs…
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People that are considering buying a home might be curious about purchasing a home warranty plan. Some real estate agents may strongly recommend home warranties for those who close on an older home. Since these properties might have been built years ago under relaxed builder standards, there could be problems with existing fixtures in the homes that may be protected by a home warranty.

What a Home Warranty Covers

Home warranty coverage varies, depending on the company and the type of plan. Some home warranty companies offer multiple types of policies that provide insurance against malfunction or damage for certain appliances. In essence, a home warranty is a service plan that covers the cost of repairs to basic home systems. Many plans cover…

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It’s easy for buyers to be swept up in the excitement of purchasing a house. Buyers find that seemingly perfect Idaho home... then walk through room by room picturing their furniture in the space. Then Buyers often eagerly sign the paperwork required to make it a reality. There are at least ten good reasons for the next step in the home buying process to be-  a thorough home inspection completed prior to finalizing the purchase:

1. Real estate is a significant investment
Few Americans put as much money in savings, stocks, or other accounts each month as they do toward paying for their homes. Most new homeowners simply can’t afford to have their investment turn out to be a bad one- for those who risk getting stuck with a money pit of repairs, it can be…
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If you're planning on buying some Idaho real estate, you'll find lots of great reasons to do so. If you're a music lover to boot, you'll be pleased to know that there are some great concerts and festivities you'll enjoy in Idaho's music scene. First-time Idaho real estate buyers often think Idaho is void of major music action, but here are just a few of the music venues you'll find to enjoy in the city.

The Morrison Center for the Performing Arts - Located on the campus of Boise State University, this premier theatrical concert hall's calendar in 2012 alone presented such diverse Fare as the Rain, a Tribute to the Beatles, Boise State's Orchestra, Boise State's Choir, Jerry Seinfield, and Les Miserables- not to mention a Broadway season full of great…

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A hundred years ago the concept of a carbon footprint was unheard of.  People lived care free taking no considerations as to the cost or consequences of their actions nor how they would affect future generations.  At the turn of the Twenty-first Century the importance of understanding a carbon footprint and the necessity of controlling it couldn't be over emphasized.  As the populace takes into consideration the advent of global warming they begin to understand that their carbon footprint is a result of their everyday choices. Some have larger footprints then others, leaving a wake of damage and destruction.

· Carbon Dioxide enters the atmosphere through the burning of fossil fuels, solid waste, and wood.  It is in turn removed from the atmosphere by…

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bigstock-whitewater-rafting-down-the-lo-378239_900Living in Idaho is considered a real privilege seeing that it's one of America’s top destinations for outdoor fun and sports. With its dry climate, diverse landscape, ample waterways, and congenial atmosphere, almost every community has something to offer.   Listed in no particular order below are what Idahoans consider their ten most popular outdoor activities:

Skiing & Snowboarding
Idaho provides skiers and snowboarders with some of the best skiing around. Ski at North America's first world-class ski resort, Sun Valley, or carve your way down groomed runs at Bogus Basin Mountain Resort, Silver Mountain Resort, or one of the many other resorts available.

Hiking
Idaho is a hiker’s paradise with 25 state parks, 10 national forests, and over 19,000 miles…
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A Beautiful Home found in Nampa, IDWe are all lucky enough to live in the information age, where everything is easier, from getting directions, finding a restaurant, and you guessed it-buying real estate in Idaho. Taking a leap back in time to the early '90's, you may remember how differently everything was done. Buying real estate involved cruising the streets all hours of the day looking for those colorful “for sale” signs, and taking time to visit dozens of houses in the quest to find the perfect Idaho house for you. It was taxing, to say the least. The passage of time has brought with it huge advances in the real estate game! We're not saying buying a home has become as easy as buying a pair of shoes, but it has certainly come leaps and bounds.

Instead of pulling out the newspaper,…

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