In this recent graphic produced by Keeping Current Matters, we discovered that $48,000 on average goes back into the economy in Idaho via various avenues such as new furniture purchases, remodel purchases, and wages for those helping in the sale.
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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.
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.
This week's Idaho Real Estate Buzz with Kerri O'Hara features Mace River Ranch in Eagle, Idaho along the Boise River. Steve Martinez with Tradewinds General Contracting is a member of the building team talk about custom homes he is building and expects homes to start around $450k.
Should you invest in a new home or one that is up for re-sale?
In a recent article, CNN Money compared the pluses and minuses of investing money into new construction or pre-existing home purchases. The results show a variance depending on what your plans are and needs for a home.