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Make Sun Valley your Ski Destination for 2018

Posted by Rebekah Holten on November 15, 2017 in  Community  Skiing  Sun Valley
Sun Valley has quite the reputation among serious skiers and that reputation is one that is well-earned. Known as “the birthplace of destination skiing,” Sun Valley has set the standard for what destination skiing should be. You may be wondering how a place with a name like Sun Valley could possibly be the ski destination of 2018. We’re glad you asked because it gives us an excellent excuse to list our favorite ski qualities of Sun Valley, Idaho. 1.       Sun Valley ... read more
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How to Keep Your Bills Low This Winter

Posted by Rebekah Holten on November 20, 2017 in  Bills  Energy  Heating  Home Ownership  How To  Winter
Learning to use utility resources sparingly to keep bills low can take time and practice. While homeowners are still figuring out how much heat and electricity they are truly expending, there are a few tricks first-time homeowners can use to keep their bills manageable. Install insulation and keep vents clean A properly insulated home makes a great deal of difference in homeowners’ heating and air conditioning bills. Adequate insulation keeps a home cool in the summer and warm in the winter, greatly reducin... read more
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Repairing every room can be overwhelming, time-consuming and extremely expensive, so if you are looking to fix up your house a bit before the big sale, consider these “hot-spots” as things to fix! 1.       Thermostats Test your thermostats and if they are broken make sure to replace them prior to showings. 2.       Septic Tank Emptying your septic tank during a showing will definitely be a deterrent for potential buyers.  Get the sept... read more
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As home prices continue to rise, so do land prices and it is becoming increasingly more difficult to find land for less than $100,00.  Here are 5 beautiful lots of land near Sun Valley that fit the bill!1. 220 S 8th St, BellevueThis lot is well located, flat, and buildable.  It is centrally located to downtown Bellevue amenities and Slaughterhouse Canyon for mountain biking and hiking!  .14 Acres – $85,0002.  26 Gannett Rd, Bellevue This lot of land is just a half an hour away f... read more
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5 Beautiful Mountain Homes in Sun Valley

Mountain Home Monday
Posted by Rebekah Holten on December 04, 2017 in  Mountain Home Monday  Real Estate  Sun Valley
Sun Valley is home to some of the most beautiful mountains anyone has seen. Despite it being known for some of the best skiing you will ever come across, it’s also known for its beautiful, luxurious mountain homes that will leave anyone feeling at peace. Not only in Sun Valley, but the surrounding area, you will find homes will leave you breathless. The beauty and serene feel these homes exude is so incredible, you’ll have to see them for yourself.   105 Sutton Pl, Ketchum This beautiful home pr... read more
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