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Why I Became A Realtor

Interview with Janine Bear
Posted by Rebekah Holten on October 25, 2017 in  About Me  Real Estate  Sun Valley
One of the most important aspects in choosing a realtor, is finding someone who is knowledgeable about the market as well as real estate.  Here is some information about me and why I became a realtor (I promise this won’t be the norm).   What activities do you enjoy outside of work? I enjoy hiking, motorcycles, going to the gym, football, and church.  I love being a part of my community and currently volunteer with The Sun Valley Center for the Arts, the Sun Valley Board of Realtors Co... 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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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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Benefits of Homeownership - Infographicaphic, brought to us by the CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®.... read more
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