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How to Check Your Home for Air Leaks

Posted by Caitlin Smart on Nov 13, 2018 9:44:00 AM
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5 Criteria For Pricing a Home

Posted by Caitlin Smart on Oct 30, 2018 9:31:19 AM
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5 Reasons Why You Shouldn't Sell Your House Without An Agent

Posted by Caitlin Smart on Oct 1, 2018 9:22:40 AM

In today’s market, with home prices rising and a lack of inventory, some homeowners may consider trying to sell their home on their own, known in the industry as a For Sale by Owner (FSBO). There are several reasons why this might not be a good idea for the vast majority of sellers.

HERE ARE THE TOP FIVE REASONS:

 

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Getting Help With Your Down Payment

Posted by Caitlin Smart on Oct 1, 2018 9:16:21 AM
It’s frustrating to have a decent-paying job, a bright earnings future and acceptable credit and still not be able to buy a home because you lack the thousands of dollars in cash needed for a down payment and closing costs. 

The dreaded down payment stops more potential homeowners cold than any other aspect of the loan process. To read articles about down payment headaches one would think it’s only millennials who have trouble coming up with the funds. In reality, most would-be first-time homebuyers, regardless of age, find saving up 20 percent of hundreds of thousands of dollars challenging. 

Sure, you may qualify for a loan with a lower down payment, but do you really want to add to your monthly house payment by purchasing the mandated private mortgage insurance policy?

Today, we’ll explore ways you can get help with the down payment on your new home.
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Why Renting in Idaho is Costing You Money

Posted by Caitlin Smart on Oct 1, 2018 9:15:32 AM

Owning a home has great financial benefits, yet many continue to rent! Today, let’s look at the financial reasons why owning a home of your own has been a part of the American Dream for as long as America has existed.

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