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How to Price your Home Correctly

Posted by Rebekah Holten on November 13, 2017 in  Home Price  Real Estate  Sellers
One of the first and most important decisions you'll make when you put your home on the market is the asking price.  If it's priced too high, many won't even consider looking at it. Home buyers are savvy.  They do their homework and have a general idea of what homes are worth before they begin their home search.  If it's priced too low, it will go fast and you may always wonder if you should have gone higher.  When it comes to pricing your home it's both an art and a science.  Here are a fe... read more
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Is A Home Inspection Worth the Money?

Home Inspection in Sun Valley
Posted by Rebekah Holten on November 09, 2017 in  Buying Property  Home Inspection  Home Inspector  Sun Valley
Let’s face it…property in Sun Valley has become expensive and there are a lot of factors that you need to consider before making a decision. The market for Sun Valley property is vast and divisive, depending on the trends and prices. Apparently, there are ten things that could go wrong in real estate sales. This is why home inspection is important – it’ll help you determine which house is right for you. Sun Valley Home Inspections can make your life easier by pointing out issues that go d... read more
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Ketchum Town Square and Visitor Center

Posted by Rebekah Holten on December 18, 2017 in  Community  Sun Valley
For those of you that aren’t familiar with the area, Sun Valley is a resort and an incorporated city (meaning there is no commercial center except the resort). This means that Ketchum is the local “city” and where our office as well as much of the action takes place! The Ketchum town square is a must-visit if you are coming to the area along with the visitor center!  At the visitor center, you will be greeted by a friendly face, brief history lesson, and an abundance of information. It is a... read more
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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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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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