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Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Completely Renovated & Upgraded Historic Home



Completely renovated and upgraded historic home located at 405 E 1st St in Emmett; within walking distance to downtown shopping, city park, community pool, post office, schools, library, etc. Features beautiful gazebo with splash pad and fountain, mechanics pit and workshop. Original oak hardwood flooring. New exterior windows.



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Monday, August 13, 2018

Extraordinary Single Level Home W/ Upstairs Bonus Room


Extraordinary single level w/up bonus & 3 car garage in Ballard's Way Sub! Located at 1030 Ballard Lane in Kimberly. Beautiful luxury vinyl plank flooring, new paint, new carpet, bay window & vaulted ceilings! One-of-a-kind barn wood doors with stunning hardware. Master suite w/walk in & large garden tub is so spacious!



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Friday, August 10, 2018

Beautifully Renovated


 This home located at 710 E. Third St. in Emmett has been beautifully renovated- all new windows, exterior paint, interior paint, original hardwood floors refinished, new bathroom, new floors in kitchen bathrooms and utility room and kitchen updated. This is a double lot with a lot of room for parking RV's and other toys. Alley access is also present along with a well for irrigation. There is an additional room for future expansion. Basement offers great flexibility and options.



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Spacious Townhouse


Spacious single-level townhouse located at 8073 W. Beckton Ln in Garden City in a quiet cul-de sac. Many great amenities in this gorgeous home including vaulted ceilings, gas fireplace, beautiful granite counter tops in kitchen and private shady back patio. Just minutes to the Boise Greenbelt, library, and shopping. HOA is responsible for mowing.



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How Current Interest Rates Can Have A High Impact On Your Purchasing Power



According to Freddie Mac’s latest Primary Mortgage Market Survey, interest rates for a 30-year fixed rate mortgage are currently at 4.61%, which is still near record lows in comparison to recent history!
The interest rate you secure when buying a home not only greatly impacts your monthly housing costs, but also impacts your purchasing power.
Purchasing power, simply put, is the amount of home you can afford to buy for the budget you have available to spend. As rates increase, the price of the house you can afford to buy will decrease if you plan to stay within a certain monthly housing budget.
The chart below shows the impact that rising interest rates would have if you planned to purchase a home within the national median price range while keeping your principal and interest payments between $1,850-$1,900 a month.
With each quarter of a percent increase in interest rate, the value of the home you can afford decreases by 2.5% (in this example, $10,000). Experts predict that mortgage rates will be closer to 5% by this time next year.

Act now to get the most house for your hard-earned money.




Story taken from "Keeping Current Matters".

Wednesday, August 8, 2018

The #1 Reason To List Your House For Sale NOW!


If you are debating whether or not to list your house for sale this year, here is the #1 reason not to wait!

Buyer Demand Continues to Outpace the Supply of Homes for Sale

The National Association of Realtors’ (NAR) Chief Economist Lawrence Yun recently commented on the current lack of inventory:
“Inventory coming onto the market during this year’s spring buying season – as evidenced again by last month’s weak reading – was not even close to being enough to satisfy demand. 
That is why home prices keep outpacing incomes and listings are going under contract in less than a month – and much faster – in many parts of the country.”
The latest Existing Home Sales Report shows that there is currently a 4.1-month supply of homes for sale. This remains lower than the 6-month supply necessary for a normal market, and 6.1% lower than last year’s inventory level.


The chart below details the year-over-year inventory shortages experienced over the last 12 months:

Anything less than a six-month supply is considered a “seller’s market.”

Bottom Line

Meet with us today and we can show you the supply conditions in your neighborhood and assist you in gaining access to the buyers who are ready, willing, and able to buy right now!



Story taken from "Keeping Current Matters".

Monday, August 6, 2018

Northwest Boise Home


Charming home located in Northwest Boise at 5167 Northwall Ave. This home has a shop and shed included.  RV parking, hardwood floors and fully fenced.  Come take a look today!



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