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Starting Fresh: How to Buy a New Home Construction

Find out how you can buy a new home construction today!
Posted by Brianna Corey on June 21, 2018 in  Buying a Home  First Time Home Buyers  New Construction  Owning a home  Real Estate
Starting Fresh: How to Buy a New Home Construction Personalization, customization, fewer repairs, and less maintenance are just some of the benefits of buying a newly built home. Find out how you can buy a new home construction today! GUSTAVO GONZALEZ What could be more exciting than living in a brand new home? The blank slate can be thrilling: living in a place no one has lived before, a home with fresh paint, untouched carpets, and even fresh grass that no one has trodden! While most of the homes bought and s... read more
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Tax Breaks for First Time Home Buyers

What exactly is tax deductible when buying a house for the first time?
Posted by Brianna Corey on June 12, 2018 in  Buying a Home  Coldwell Banker  First Time Home Buyers  Northern Idaho Real Estate  Real Estate
Tax Breaks for First Time Home Buyers What exactly is tax deductible when buying a house for the first time? SHARON LEE Buying a home can sound like an intimidating undertaking if you’ve never done it before. The thought of relocating and the sheer level of financial investment gives many people anxiety. Luckily, the government wants to make the process easier and less scary, with a range of tax breaks for first time home buyers. To get the most out of your purchase, don’t settle for the standa... read more
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7 Things to Do Before Moving into Your New Home

The keys are yours, now what?
Posted by Brianna Corey on December 23, 2017 in  Buying a Home  Cleaning  First Time Home Buyers
7 Things to Do Before Moving into Your New Home The keys are yours, now what? VICTORIA KEICHINGER Congratulations! You’re a new homeowner. While you may not be able to wait to move in, there are a few things you should consider tackling before hanging those family photos on the walls. 1. Change the locks – For peace of mind, it’s a good idea to change out the locks on your exterior doors to ensure that anyone the previous owners may have given a key to can no longer access the prop... read more
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Weighing the Pros and Cons of New Construction Homes and Older Homes

Trying to decide on purchasing a new construction or older home?
Posted by Brianna Corey on October 05, 2017 in  Buying a Home  First Time Home Buyers
Weighing the Pros and Cons of New Construction Homes and Older Homes Trying to decide on purchasing a new construction or older home? Read about the Pros and Cons of both and decide which option is best for you. LINDSAY LISTANSKI Whether you are buying a new or old home, there are plenty of things to think about. Pros and Cons of New Construction Homes and Older Homes When searching for your home, keep in mind that you are in control of the transaction. You choose your real estate agent, home inspector, mo... read more
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What Are Closing Costs?

What are closing costs? What should I know before getting my next loan?
Posted by Brianna Corey on September 05, 2017 in  Buying a Home  First Time Home Buyers  Selling Your Home
What Are Closing Costs? SHARON LEE What Are Closing Costs? Closing costs are fees paid in connection with the refinance or transfer of ownership in real property. They are paid by either the buyer or the seller on the settlement date. These fees will always vary. What you pay for one refinance or property transfer will not be the same as another. This is due to the different parties involved, different types and locations of property, the financial capacity of a buyer and many more factors. The law requires le... read more
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