Idaho Real Estate Monthly Newsletter

What can I do to help my home sell? Much has been written about the state of the current real estate market with the effects of the sub-prime mortgage crisis and the Federal reserves recent aggressive action in an attempt to stimulate a very stagnant economy.  Speaking of stimulation, most will soon be receiving their payment

Banbury Meadows Eagle Idaho

Banbury Meadows Eagle Idaho Eagle Idaho has long been known as one of the most desired cities of Ada County where our Capital of Boise is located. Eagle attracts many residents due to it’s slower pace and quaint downtown atmosphere.  The Boise River of Idaho runs through the edge of Eagle and the city has

Idaho Real Estate >> Market Report

In the spring and summer of 2014 many existing homeowners were struggling to sell their homes and were required to drop the price of their homes considerably before they attracted a qualified and interested buyer. Many qualified buyers of that time frame were being attracted to new construction, leaving existing homeowners struggling. Just in the

Idaho First-Time Home Buyer

The rules have changed in favor of the Idaho First-Time Home Buyer and the new rules are opening the door for many more Idaho First-Time Home Buyers to qualify for and own their first home. Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae have recently lowered the down payment required from 3.5% to 3% and also made the qualification ratios

Tips & More

‘Resourceful’ is just another word for ‘prepared’. I work hard to give you everything you need for a successful, enjoyable real estate transaction.I’m happy to provide you with a few of the tools you need to prepare in the pages below. Once you’ve armed yourself with a little bit of knowledge and are ready to act,

Home Staging

Many areas of the country are experiencing a high number of homes on the market and in some areas inventories of homes on the market are at all-time highs.  In some price ranges around the country there are as much as a 6 month to a year or more supply of homes. As a veteran Realtor I strongly

Home Resources

“A home is a house brought to life.” “Home Resources” Your home is a reflection of you and who you are.  It is a stamp of your personality and of your lifestyle.  Each individual home is to be respected and valued for it’s unique characteristics and charm. Each home sends a message and the message will convey what you the

Community

“Houses can form a neighborhood but only people can make it a community.” Community is an essential part of family, of lifestyle, and of real estate. Understanding local conditions in Boise is important when it comes to buying and selling real estate, but the neighborhood you choose can have a dramatic impact on all other

Home Financing in Idaho

Owning your own home is the American dream, but the process of determining how to go about purchasing a home can be stressful.  Buying a home is a major investment, and home financing in Idaho might be a bit intimidating, especially, if you happen to be a first time buyer. You’ll have questions about how much

Idaho real property taxes

Idaho Homeowners Exemption Idaho has a very unique way of handling real property taxes for owner-occupied homes and manufactured homes that are used as a primary residence.  This includes the value of the structure and up to 1 acre of land. When you purchase a new home in Idaho and intend to live in it