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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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Can You Buy a Home With No Down Payment?

How can you buy a house without giving 20% of the asking price upfront?
Posted by Brianna Corey on July 09, 2017 in  Buying a Home
Can You Buy a Home With No Down Payment? Many people meet some aspects of the lending criteria, but lack the cash for down payment. How can you buy a house without giving 20% of the asking price upfront? SHARON LEE Can You Buy a Home With No Down Payment? One of the most important financial investments you’ll ever make is the purchase of a home. There will be long-term impact on your credit and finances, so the decision has to be a sound one. Add to this the fact that most traditional mortgages ... read more
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Who Cares if a Real Estate Brand is Influential on Social Media?

One real estate brand knows more about engaging buyers on social than anyone else
Posted by Brianna Corey on July 03, 2017 in  Awards and Recognition  Buying a Home  Selling Your Home
Who Cares if a Real Estate Brand is Influential on Social Media? One real estate brand knows more about engaging buyers on social than anyone else. DAVID MARINETODAY To answer the question above, no one cares…until you’re selling your home and you realize your agent works with a company who has no social prowess. “Oh, but that doesn’t really matter”, you say. You’re right, it doesn’t ­­– until you realize your agent has no idea how to promo... read more
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Who is the Most Visited Real Estate Brand Online?

Hint: It starts out “Cold” but heats up with “well Banker"
Posted by Brianna Corey on June 29, 2017 in  Awards and Recognition  Buying a Home  Selling Your Home
Who is the Most Visited Real Estate Brand Online? Hint: It starts out “Cold” but heats up with “well Banker” DAVID MARINE According to the 2016 National Association of Realtors Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers, the average home buyers visits at least 7 different websites to look for a home. That’s a lot of browsing and if you’re selling your home it’s not enough to just have your home featured on 100+ different real estate sites. You want to make sur... read more
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Location, Location, Location. Millennial Home Buying Trends

Millennials are moving into the current housing market and changing the home buying trends
Posted by Brianna Corey on June 26, 2017 in  Buying a Home
Location, Location, Location. Millennial Home Buying Trends Millennials are moving into the current housing market and changing the home buying trends. SHARON LEE Millennials, America’s largest generation, are moving into the current housing market and changing the home buying trends. As expected, rising real estate prices, higher costs of living, and other socio-political factors play into the new home buying trends. Research shows that in addition to the higher costs of livi... read more
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