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3 Things I Wish Someone Told Me as a First Time Home Buyer

Wondering if it may be time to buy your first home? Take a look at this before you get started
Posted by Brianna Corey on May 03, 2017 in  Buying a Home  Calling North Idaho Home  Northern Idaho Real Estate
3 Things I Wish Someone Told Me as a First Time Home Buyer Wondering if it may be time to buy your first home? Take a look at this before you get started. LINDSAY LISTANSKI As I approach my four year “homeaversary” I decided to take a moment to reflect on all that I had on my mind as my husband and I prepared to make the biggest purchase of our lives. Here are some of the things I wish I had known sooner that I hope will help you, or someone you, know on their journey toward home ... read more
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Read This Before Making an Offer on a House

Before you make an offer on the house, here are 5 things you must remind yourself
Posted by Brianna Corey on May 02, 2017 in  Buying a Home  Northern Idaho Real Estate
Read This Before Making an Offer on a House Buying a home can raise some emotional concerns. Before you make an offer on the house, here are 5 things you must remind yourself. SHARON LEE We have calculus and chemistry classes, but there is no formal education system to prepare for one of the biggest events of a lifetime: buying a home. There are countless resources about the process and legalities of buying a house—and you’ve read and studied them all. But buying a home also raises some emo... read more
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How to Decode the Confusing Aspects of a Homeowners Policy

Take the guesswork out of some of the most confusing aspects of your homeowners policy
Posted by Brianna Corey on April 21, 2017 in  Buying a Home
Take the guesswork out of some of the most confusing aspects of your homeowners policy. LINDSAY LISTANSKI Insuring a house is a must for any homeowner. Guaranteeing that your home is protected against every possible risk can be difficult, however, particularly for property owners who don’t properly evaluate their homeowners coverage. Let’s face it — your home insurance policy can be confusing. If you fail to understand the ins and outs of your policy, you might struggle to... read more
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Top 5 Easy Houseplants You’ll Grow to Love

Decorating your home with indoor plants is affordable and stress-free
Posted by Brianna Corey on March 24, 2017 in  Buying a Home  Home Decor
Top 5 Easy Houseplants You’ll Grow to Love Decorating your home with indoor plants is affordable and stress-free. Here are five ideas on how to incorporate low-maintenance houseplants to your interior decor. SHARON LEE Add a touch of green to your home. Indoor plants brighten up any room and they can also help purify the air in your home. Here are five low maintenance houseplants and instructions on how to grow and take care of them—no green thumbs required! 1. English IvyCa... read more
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How Vivint Sky is Making Your Smart Home Smarter

Vivint Sky, the artificial intelligence that powers the first true smart home, doesn’t wait for a command, it reaches out to you
Posted by Brianna Corey on March 21, 2017 in  Buying a Home  Selling Your Home  Smart Home Technology
How Vivint Sky is Making Your Smart Home Smarter Vivint Sky, the artificial intelligence that powers the first true smart home, doesn’t wait for a command, it reaches out to you. VICTORIA KEICHINGER At this year’s Consumer Electronic Show, it was all about voice control. It represents the next big step in smart home, and you couldn’t go two steps without hearing about it. But voice control is still essentially a form of remote control–you have to tell your smart home device... read more
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