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April 20, 2018
Are Interest Rates Going Up This Summer?

Buyers beware! According to RealtorMag, interest rates are set to rise this summer. While nothing is ever guaranteed, prospective buyers are being advised to start their home shopping now to avoid those increases. From the article… Rate increases—even minor ones—can add up over time. Realtor.com® offers this example: On a $300,000 house with a 30-year […]

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February 23, 2016
Legacy Community Open - Feb 27th & 28th 1pm-4pm

Legacy Community Open Feb 27 & 28, 1-4pm You'll want to stop by Legacy Subdivision in Eagle, ID this weekend for the Community Open! We've gathered agents together to hold open homes from several of the prestigious builders with luxury waterfront homes in the neighborhood. The Community Legacy Subdivision broke ground in 2006, and currently […]

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January 4, 2016
Four Tips for Bargain Buyers

Did you see Lacey featured in the front page story on house hunting in Saturday's Idaho Statesman?  You can find it here.  It's no surprise to us that the first Saturday front page story of 2016 was about affordable housing - it's on everyone's mind these days!  Average rent in Boise is climbing, the fed […]

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December 31, 2015
2016 Prediction: Rosy Year for Boise Housing Market

From Reuters "Is this going to be your year to buy a new home? No housing expert has a crystal ball, but Svenja Gudell, recently appointed chief economist for the housing site Zillow.com, has looked at enough data to make a pretty good guess. She examines vast amounts of housing market statistics - everything from […]

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December 30, 2015
Deduct Mortgage Insurance for Tax Savings

Great news! Congress has voted to extend the tax deduction for mortgage insurance (MI) through 2016. If your mortgage requires mortgage insurance, you can deduct it on your federal income taxes this year and next year. Who qualifies for the tax deduction? Borrowers with adjusted gross incomes up to $100,000 can deduct 100% of their […]

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January 20, 2015
FHA to lower cost of mortgage insurance

Source: money.cnn.com By Chris Isidore In an effort to make owning a home more affordable, the Federal Housing Administration will dramatically cut the costs associated with the mortgages it backs. Premiums for FHA mortgage insurance, which is designed to protect the agency in case a borrower defaults on a loan, will be cut from 1.35% […]

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January 19, 2015
Retire to One of These 5 Great Small Cities

source: time.com Love the culture and excitement of urban life, but loathe the congestion and cost? One of these “Second Cities” could be your first-choice retirement spot. Does the thought of retiring to a sleepy beach town or country hamlet bore you silly? Spending your post-work years in a city has plenty of perks, including […]

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March 31, 2014
Residential Housing Continues Up!
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February 20, 2014
Check out the KTVB News interview with Sheila!

source: KTVB.com by Stephanie Zepelin BOISE - Boise real estate agents are currently reporting the biggest housing boom in the nation. RE/MAX compared data collected from the Multiple Listing Service (MLS), and it shows that Boise real estate agents saw the greatest increase in sales from January 2013 to January 2014, making it the highest […]

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February 4, 2014
Dodd-Frank Qualified Mortgage Rule

Here is a helpful article sent to us by our ever-helpful lender friend Terry Heffner, Branch manager at Guild Mortgage Company: Friends: Only one month into the year, and we are seeing the effects of the new Dodd-Frank Qualified Mortgage Rule, otherwise known as QM-3. I believe in 2014 it will be imperative that borrowers […]

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