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Notable Tiny Homes

Posted by Rebekah Holten on January 11, 2018 in  Buyers  Real Estate  Tiny House Movement
Have you heard of the “Tiny House Movement?” Sparked by environmental concerns, financial worries and a popular documentary on Netflix, the Tiny House Movement is driving more and more people to downsize their square footage. While the average American family lives in a 2,500 square foot home (an almost 873 sq.ft increase since the early 80’s) there are a number of people opting for a much tinier way of living. While many of us might cringe at the thought of living in a space smaller than your av... read more
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4 Things You Can Do Now to Help Your Home Sell This Spring

Posted by Rebekah Holten on January 02, 2018 in  Real Estate  Sellers
1. CLEAN, CLEAN, CLEAN!One of the most common mistakes sellers make is not thoroughly cleaning their homes. Dirt, dust and grime that have been missed by a homeowner, will certainly not be missed by a potential buyer! So go ahead, scrub your home down! Clean the countertops, walls and bathroom tiles but also consider pressure washing the decks and porches, deep cleaning the carpets and organizing closets and drawers. Buyers be looking in every nook and cranny of your home so don’t overlook those junk closets ... read more
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With over 400 real estate agents and over 100 offices in Sun Valley, how do you possibly decide who to work with?  You probably know someone who is a real estate agent, or have a friend of a friend who is one.  That doesn’t necessarily mean you should work with them.  When you are making the decision to sell your home, it’s important to make sure you are working with the right person.  Someone who is looking out for your best interest, who will give you helpful advice, answer questio... read more
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NOVEMBER 2017 MARKET REPORT - SUN VALLEY

Posted by Rebekah Holten on December 14, 2017 in  Market  Real Estate  Real Estate News  Sun Valley
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You always hope, when purchasing a home, whether it be your first, second, or even fifth, that everything will go smoothly. With so many different factors and parties being involved in the sale, it leaves plenty of room for hiccups or delays. To ensure everything goes smoothly on your end, ensuring all of your documentation is in order and everything is included will be the best place to start. As far as the broker, the seller, and other parties involved, check out the possible delays below that each one could ex... read more
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