Every person at Core Group Realty can tell you that while they work hard most of the time, they also like to get together and have some fun when the opportunity arises. What better opportunity was there than having Halloween on a Friday this year. To Celebrate, Core Group Realty had a Halloween social gathering for the last two hours of the work day and had some fun and games to celebrate the festive holiday.
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In a recent article by Time Magazine on line, we discovered some of the items that we have always warned clients against adding to their project list as it may not bring the value they invest into it. Listed below are the things you should think seriously about before pursuing the project.
1) Swimming Pools - Always nice to take a dip during the hot Idaho summer days but due to the high maintenance costs and efforts, not a lot of buyers think of them as fondly.
With Mortgage rates currently in the lower 4.%, we have seen a steady increase from the 3.54% from May of last year. Current predictions are that we will see a further increase of about .25% buy the begining of 2015. This means that you and your family could pay more over the term of a 30 year loan if you wait till next year.
An interesting phenomenon happens every so often when home listings are down and buyers are eager to get into homes. It's called Bidding wars! It can be common to encounter this when a home is prices well or when supplies are low. We have seen up to 10 offers come in on one house.
We thought it would be good to help give some ideas on ways to improve and increase your chances at winning a bidding war. Here are 5 helpful tips!
Core Group Realty and it's agents help raise over $500 for local schools.
In a recent collection, Core Group Realty and it's agents raised $270 to go to theAssistance League of Boise to help buy school supplies for the children in need in the area. With a matching contribution from ACAR, The Ada County Association of Realtors, of $250, there was a total of $520 that went to buy much needed supplies. The efforts were coordinated by Core Group Agents Bob and Krista Fisher and the Realtor Outreach Committee of ACAR. Recent years efforts helped approximatley 12,000 students for the school year and they hope to help more this year.
Renting a home and having that age old dilemma of how to decorate your home like it is your own?
This can be a tricky task as most landlords will put limitations on what you can or cannot do in an apartment or rental house. We have 7 great ideas to make your space feel like your own without having to paint or rip out that dated kitchen floor.