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Real Estate Investing: On the Upswing

Real estate’s “safe” reputation for investors and what you should consider when looking at investment properties
Posted by Brianna Corey on November 29, 2016 in  Buying a Home  Selling Your Home
Real Estate Investing: On the Upswing In the first post of the Real Estate Investing series, we explore real estate’s “safe” reputation for investors and what you should consider when looking at investment properties. LES CHRISTIE The stock market seems overpriced. You don’t earn beans on bond yields these days. Gold scares you. As for savings accounts: Forget about it. The monthly interest will barely buy a cup of coffee Where can you put that nest egg of yours to work? For many savvy ... read more
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Real Estate Investing: The Art of the Flip

In the final post of the series, we’ll learn about the art of the ‘flip’.
Posted by Brianna Corey on November 26, 2016 in  Buying a Home  Northern Idaho Real Estate  Selling Your Home
Real Estate Investing: The Art of the Flip In the final post of the series, we’ll learn about the art of the ‘flip’. You’ve seen it on TV, but let’s see if it’s actually as easy as they let on… LES CHRISTIE In the first and second posts of the series, we learned the basics about real estate investing and what you need to know to play the game strategically. Now, we’ll see what you need to do to rehab a house and successfully ‘flip’ ... read more
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5 Fantastic Kitchen Staging Ideas for Fall

Wow fall homebuyers with these easy staging ideas from HomeAdvisor
Posted by Brianna Corey on October 21, 2016 in  Holiday  Home Decor  Selling Your Home
5 Fantastic Kitchen Staging Ideas for Fall Wow fall homebuyers with these easy staging ideas from HomeAdvisor  LINDSAY LISTANSKI Guest Post by Andrea Davis Selling your home in the fall means adding small seasonal elements to make your home feel warm and welcoming. And, what better place to do that than in the kitchen? Here are some ideas to help you make your kitchen — and your home — appeal to fall homebuyers: Fall counter decor You should always keep the countertops nearly clear when poten... read more
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How to Create an Inviting Master Bedroom

The master bedroom has more influence in selling your home than you might think
Posted by Brianna Corey on October 11, 2016 in  Home Decor  Selling Your Home
How to Create an Inviting Master Bedroom The master bedroom has more influence in selling your home than you might think.  DAVID MARINE When prospective buyers walk into a master bedroom, they are looking for a room that’s inviting, spacious, bright, elegant and comfortable. Staging this key room to create those feelings is just as important as the kitchen and bath in getting your property sold timely and for asking price. Before listing your home this fall, set the stage to wow buyers with our tips b... read more
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110 Years of Smart Home Technology: 1950-2016

Some of the Greatest Innovations in Home Technology
Posted by Brianna Corey on September 23, 2016 in  Buying a Home  Home Decor  Selling Your Home
110 Years of Smart Home Technology: 1950-2016 To celebrate the 110th anniversary of Coldwell Banker Real Estate, we’re taking a trip down memory lane to reminisce about some of the greatest innovations in home technology over the past 110 years. In this post, we’ll highlight some key inventions from 1950 to the present.  ATHENA SNOW In our last post, we learned about the smart home predictions made in a 1939 issue of Popular Mechanics Magazine. Fast forward to the 1980s, the Back to the Future m... read more
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