$459,900  Nampa, Idaho
Energy Star Home opens to vaulted ceilings in great room; kitchen features granite countertops with fantastic breakfast bar; covered patio, insulated 4 car garage plus 990 sq ft heated shop; Hickory hardwood floors & Hickory cabinets; pre plumbed for central vac and water softener; upstairs bonus room (theater equipment negotiable); full bath in bonus room; LOTS OF UPGRADES.
Call Sharon Hall 208-870-7300

$324,900  Boise, Idaho
This former model home is still in perfect condition! The large patio is designed to take advantage of indoor/outdoor living with the beautiful double-sided fireplace and private, fenced side yard. The main floor master has a giant walk in closet and dual vanities in the master bath. The home boasts top of the line materials in the hardwood, granite, fixtures, woodwork, trim and appliances. Tons of storage in the 3 car garage and the large walk in closets in every room. There are custom blinds throughout.
Call Joye Jones 208-358-0280
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Eagle
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.
The North End
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.

$435,000  Nampa, Idaho
Great Potential! Beautiful acreage w/ view located in quiet country setting SE of Nampa. Five bed, 2 story charming farm home has updated kitchen & baths, & covered wrap around patio. 36’x48’ 2 beds/1 bath GUEST HOME (built in 2007) w/ 2 car garage & RV garage & upstairs office area. Pasture and yard are flood irrigated. Property has TWO DEEDS; home, guest house/garage, & 1 acre on 1 deed. 8.11 acres on separate deed. BTVAI.
Call Tamara White 208-859-9505

$299,900  Boise, Idaho
Beautiful home in the foothills above Eagle! Desirable lot within the Avimor subdivision! Bright, open kitchen with large center island. Grand master bedroom with upgraded master bath. Mother-in-law's quarters on main level. Oversized 3 car garage. Community Center with heated salt-water pool and large exercise room, fishing ponds, basketball court, tennis court, soccer & baseball fields, amphitheater, and 2 playgrounds. 100+ miles of hiking & mountain biking trails right in your backyard. Energy Star Home
Call Heather Johnson 208-477-7211

$149,900  Meridian, Idaho
Welcome to this spacious turn-key property that features 3bd/2ba including a master walk-in closet, separate family and living rooms, as well as updated kitchen and bathrooms. The garage and family room feature built in shelving. Mature landscaping offers evening shade on the back patio and the full automatic sprinkler system makes maintenance a breeze. The north side of the property also features a large garden space. BTVAI
Call Steve Phan 208-412-8787

$94,765  Boise, Idaho
Build your dream home in the foothills of Boise on this site that features a tree top view of Boise's popular North End. Preliminary building plans available.
Call Marty Siebertz 208-794-3122

$192,000  Boise, Idaho
Single level, 3 bedroom + extra bedroom/den/ or office in south bench Boise on a cul-de-sac ! Open floor plan with plenty of room around you—.37 acres ! With New Paint, Carpet, Vaulted Ceilings and Hardwood Floors, this home is a classic. Lots of Natural Light, room to move! There’s a huge shop in back with a secured gate so that you can safely store all your tools/toys. The yard is big enough for a garden, a trampoline, and other numerous joys.The roof is new,the back deck has been recently painted.
Call Debowden Bauer 208-573-4487

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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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