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Real Estate Search is Better in the Summer

Here are the top-three reasons to buy in the summer.
Posted by Brianna Corey on August 14, 2017 in  Buying a Home
3 Reasons Your Real Estate Search is Better in the Summer Spring and summer are hot when it comes to real estate, and it is often seen as a seller’s market. However, there are great reasons the summer season can aid buyers in their real estate search. Here are the top-three reasons to buy in the summer. MELINA GILLIES It’s no secret that spring and summer are hot when it comes to real estate, and it is often seen as a seller’s market. However, there are some great reasons the summ... read more
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7 Under-The-Radar Features You’ll Want in Your First Home Together

Add these to your wish list before starting the hunt for your newlywed nest
Posted by Brianna Corey on August 11, 2017 in  Buying a Home  First Time Home Buyers  Storage
7 Under-The-Radar Features You’ll Want in Your First Home Together Add these to your wish list before starting the hunt for your newlywed nest. LINDSAY LISTANSKI by Kate Traverson Ready to buy your first home as a couple? No doubt, you’ve both been keeping wish lists for your humble abode. Some dream features may fall in the “nice to have” category—separate bathrooms, walk-in closets and a swimming pool, anyone? But others—like extra storage sp... read more
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Homeowners: Everything You Need to Know About Homeowners Insurance

What exactly is home insurance and do I really need it?
Posted by Brianna Corey on July 30, 2017 in  Buying a Home  First Time Home Buyers
First-Time Homeowners: Everything You Need to Know About Homeowners Insurance What exactly is home insurance and do I really need it? LINDSAY LISTANSKI By Ryan Hanley Ready to buy your first home? Before you dot the I’s and cross the T’s on your mortgage, it is important to understand the ins and outs of homeowners insurance. Without homeowners insurance, a property buyer is unlikely to secure a house. Homeowners insurance protects a residence—and the items stored in a residence&mda... read more
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Are You Ready to Buy a Vacation Home?

Eight questions to ask yourself as you make a decision on a vacation home.
Posted by Brianna Corey on July 27, 2017 in  Buying a Home
Are You Ready to Buy a Vacation Home? Eight questions to ask yourself as you make a decision on a vacation home. GUSTAVO GONZALEZ Have you contemplated buying a vacation home, but you’re just not sure if it’s the right step? On one hand, you’d like to own property in your favorite vacation destination. You like the idea of not dealing with the hassle of renting a property or finding a hotel. Perhaps you also have family members who would enjoy using the property. On the other... read more
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9 Questions To Ask When Searching For A Family Home

Here’s how to find a house your growing family will love for years to come
Posted by Brianna Corey on July 21, 2017 in  Buying a Home  Calling North Idaho Home  Northern Idaho Real Estate
9 Questions To Ask When Searching For A Family Home Here’s how to find a house your growing family will love for years to come. LINDSAY LISTANSKI by Cassie Kreitner Unless you’re planning on doing your own version of Fixer Upper, the general home-buying rule of thumb is to look for a place you’ll be able to live in for five years or more. So if you have kids (or are about to), you’ll need to look not just at the number of bedrooms and bathrooms, but also consider how a h... read more
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