$249,900  Eagle, Idaho
This beautiful patio home is virtually new! Original owners have used it as a vacation home so it is very lightly lived in. Close to restaurants, shopping & downtown Eagle, the home features granite counters in the kitchen, stainless steel appliances, new laminate floors in the dining area & kitchen, a master suite with walk-in closet, dual sinks, separate tub & shower, central vac, front porch & back patio with no back neighbors! Turn-key option is also available, please call me or your agent for details.
Call Terry Ivins 208-870-5086

$224,900  Nampa, Idaho
Located in a quiet neighborhood on the south side of town, this fantastic corner lot home is truly better than new & ready to move right in! Just painted inside & out, new carpet, new granite counters in the kitchen & master bath, and new tile in the master walk-in shower. In addition, there are wood floors in the entrance, dining room, kitchen & eating nook, and tile floors in two of the bathrooms & laundry room. Large bedrooms, living, dining & bonus rooms, main level master, the list goes on – call now!
Call Terry Ivins 208-870-5086
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Eagle Idaho is a desireable, upscale community nestled along the base of the Boise foothills. Eagle offers high-end, quality-crafted homes, fine dining, boutique shopping and a friendly community. The Boise river meanders through Eagle and you'll often find folks walking the greenbelt or enjoying a peaceful picnic along the banks. Eagle offers convenient access to the entire Treasure Valley and provides direct routes to northern ski areas, foothills hiking, river rafting and other fun Idaho outdoor activities. If you prefer newer construction homes in an upscale market then Eagle is the place for you. Pictured above is Rembrandt’s Coffee House in Eagle’s quaint downtown area.
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North Boise is one of the most sought after communities in the Boise area. Affectionately referred to as The North End, here you will find classic architecture and character in the turn of the century and early 1900's era homes. Many homes in The North End have been fully restored to their original condition with a complementary touch of modern conveniences. If you enjoy tree-lined streets, patio-dining at corner restaurants and quiet and peaceful neighborhoods then be certain to see a few Boise homes in this area during your visit. Pictured above is Boise’s historic Harrison Boulevard which runs from Boise’s thriving downtown through the heart of The North End.

$249,900  Eagle, Idaho
Welcome Home! Wonderful mature Eagle Ranch Sub-walk to downtown Eagle. This home has beautiful hardwood flooring throughout the main level that gives it great “zen” vibe. The living room boasts a cozy fireplace and flows into a family room/formal dining/office space-your choice! Spacious master suite and guest bedroom on the main level. Upstairs can be made into more bedrooms or left as a fantastic bonus/flex area with a bedroom and half bath. The deck is perfect for entertaining and relaxing.
Call Cori Duncan 208-861-1663

$219,000  Meridian, Idaho
Beautiful home in the Red Feather subdivision! Superb location! Very friendly family atmosphere. Neighborhood backs up to the Village. Walk to Kleiner park. Price for a quick sell. Move in ready. Open floor plan, fireplace, laundry room, upstairs master bedroom with walk-in closets, deep/wide 3 car garage. Elementary school options include Pioneer Elementary, Spalding Elementary (lottery) and Ustick Elementary.
Call Yralia Devereux 208-695-0098

$249,900  Boise, Idaho
Beautiful 4bd, 2.5 ba w/ office + upstairs br. Main level master w/ large walk-in closet, dual vanities, soaker tub w/ separate shower. Chefs kitchen w/ custom glazed cabinets, slab granite counter island bar, travertine back splash, upgraded SS appliances w/ fridge, hardwood floors. 20 ft ceiling w/ fireplace in the living room. Backyard is fully fenced, auto sprinklers with garden space and a SHED!
Call Steve Phan 208-412-8787

$499,000  Cascade, Idaho
Gorgeous Lake front Cabin w/180 deg views of lake Cascade. Views from every room even the downstairs. Wake up & have coffee overlooking the lake. Walk down to your private beach & swim, paddle or take the boat out skiing from the private boat launch. During the winter it's only a short drive to Tamarack resort for a day of snow skiing or snow boarding. This Beautiful dwelling is quaint and comfortable, and could sleep up to 12 or 14 guests comfortably. Spacious open Kitchen, and laundry room.
Call Kevin McLaughlin 208-850-9091

$269,000  Boise, Idaho
Last remaining custom home building sites in The Highlands! This beautiful down sloping site with panoramic views of the foothills is just minutes from downtown with foothill trails out your door and a short cart ride away from Crane Creek Country Club. Engineering and plans are complete and ready to submit to the City. Or bring your own builder and plans.The lot measures .42 acres and provides the opportunity to build your dream home within desirable Boise school boundaries. Two lots available.
Call Jill Potter 208-409-0529

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September 2, 2014

So, you have been considering putting your home up for sale. What do you need to do to prep your home to sell? How do you compete in today’s market by attracting home buyers without breaking your budget? Here are some tips to put a little money and time into your home that will go a long way:

(1) Make the exterior of your home clean and inviting. First impressions mean EVERYTHING! A neglected exterior makes the buyer think you have probably neglected interior maintenance as well. Clean the gutters, pressure wash the siding, trim overgrown bushes, mow the lawn, rake leaves, pull weeds, and plant colorful flowers.

(2) Tone down your paint colors. You may love the liveliness of the tangerine orange in the living room but it may turn off a perspective buyer. Paint your walls a neutral color that will appeal to a wide range of people.

(3) Make the front entry an attractive and inviting part of your home. Get a new door mat, paint the front door, add a plant or flowers, remove cobwebs, and clean leaves and debris. Make a great impression on the home buyer, even before they open that door.

(4) Clean the baseboards, door jams, and light switch plates. Wipe fingerprints and little marks off the walls. Eraser sponges are your best friend here! Do paint touchups where marks won’t come off. Make everything look clean and fresh.

(5) Wash windows and screens and replace heavy curtains with sheer curtains. Let that natural light flow more fully through your windows.

(6) Replace existing bulbs with higher wattage bulbs in key areas. Replace burned out bulbs. Help your rooms seem brighter.

(7) Eliminate bad odors. Remove the cat litter box and empty the trashes. Spray a light air freshener, light a candle, or put out fresh flowers. Consider baking cookies before a showing so the home permeates homemade goodness.

(8) Make your kitchen shine! The kitchen is a key component in the sale of a home. Scrub the stove and oven. Wipe down the fingerprints on your appliances. Clear off counter-tops: get that toaster, mixer, or coffee machine under the counter. Remove all items from the exterior of the refrigerator doors.

(9) Let the features of your home stand out and not your personal interests. Pack away most of your small decorative items. Keep shelves clear and clean. In the same spirit, remove too many pictures of you or your loved ones. Let the buyer envision the home as their own.

(10) Get rid of clutter! Let the home buyer see the real size of the rooms by clearing out everything but a few furniture items and one or two pieces of simple decor. Store out-of-season clothing to make closets seem roomier. Clean the garage and consider relocating large items and boxes to a rented storage space.

(11) Make minor repairs, as needed. Fix those sticky doors, lose door handles, torn screens, cracked caulking, etc. Show your pride of ownership by doing the small things.

It may take several weeks to transform your home into an open, clean, and inviting space that will attract perspective buyers. Consider inviting family or loved ones to pitch in or take the opportunity to shop around for an affordable house-cleaning crew. Applying these tips in prepping your home to sell will require a little extra time and money, but it will be well worth the investment!

Check out these tips I have shared, and more, by pasting the link below in your browser…
http://www.pinterest.com/HJBoiseHomes/prep-your-home-to-sell/

Heather Johnson
www.HeathersBoiseHomes.com
hjohnson@atova.com



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