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Renovate or Move: The Decision to Upgrade

When you are starting to feel sick of your old fashioned home, it can pretty tempting to upgrade your living situation. But does that mean you should jump into renovations or start looking for a new home? The answer to that question really depends on your own individual situation and what your ultimate goals are.

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Why Having a Buyer's Agent is Essential in the Search for a New Home

A buyer’s agent is essential when looking for a home and in the  end will be totally worth it. Avoid the stress and confusion of trying to do it yourself and have someone there to help you along the entire way.

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How To Prep Your Home For the Summer Market

Summer is already here but there is still time to prep your home for the summer market! Summer is a great time to sell since it's a very popular time to move. Families are looking to get into a new home before the school year  starts and things start to get a little crazy again. So to get started, here are just a few ways to bring in those summer market buyers!

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The Art, Not Science, of Pricing Your Rexburg House

Pricing Rexburg houses may not be pure art, but it’s a not just a cinch either. You can’t repeat a pricing experiment because no two Rexburg houses are exactly alike. There remain two distinct ways to value a home. There is the value it can be sold for, and there is what it is worth to your own family. Hopefully, they aren’t terribly different; but in any case, it’s the former that’s important when it comes to selling.

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Lighting the Way for Selling Your Rigby Home

You could say that selling a home—in Rigby or anywhere else in the nation—is in large part “a light show.” When you dissect marketing statistics that trace the path of the vast majority of buyers, it’s clear that the first sense that comes into play in the selling of a home is sight: either a first view of the online listing, a glimpse of a property with a “for sale” sign out front, or an image in an ad or printed handout. As the saying goes, “the eyes have it.”

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Rexburg Real Estate and the Love/Hate/Love Pet Issue

Pets and Rexburg real estate have a love/hate/love relationship—a strong one. For prospective Rexburg buyers and renters who own pets, a home’s suitability can be a make-or-break element in their decision. But how the home sellers handle their own pet wrangling is another matter entirely.

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Smart Positioning in the Quest for Rexburg Homes for Sale

Even if your interest in today’s Rexburg homes for sale is strictly low-key, it’s prudent to prepare yourself as if yours is more of a front-burner quest. Although it could seem to be more trouble than it’s likely to be worth, most people in a similar “just looking” frame of mind won’t have gone to the trouble. In other words, when the Rexburg house of your dreams suddenly does come on the market, guess who’s going to be the one to land it?

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Owning Your Idaho Falls Home and Exploiting The Dream

You’d think that the whole notion of the American Dream is vague enough that it would be immune from challenge, and for the most part, that’s still true enough. Not so for its principal emblem, which most Idaho Falls residents would agree is owning your own home.

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3 Easy Home Improvements Under $500 To Help Attract Buyers

There are plenty of homes for sale in Rexburg, Idaho Falls, Rigby, and all over Southeast Idaho. So how do you get yours to stand out to attract buyers? And how do you avoid blowing your budget on expensive renovations? Here are three useful upgrades that are cheap and effective in convincing buyers your home is the one they’ve been looking for.

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The Most Common Annoyances You'll Deal With When Selling Your Rexburg Home

Selling your Rexburg home is a big deal and an exciting step in your life! Unfortunately, even though it’s an exciting step, there will be some frustrating things you have to deal with. Here are some of those annoying things you should be aware of.

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Top 6 Obscure Tips for Coping with Rigby’s Weather

Meteorologists say that Rigby’s meteorological summer arrived last week—although, to most of us, summer won’t begin for a couple of weeks. Nevertheless, it sent me rummaging for useful tips for coping with Rigby’s hot weather.

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Rigby Home Appraisals Best Left to Humans

How Zillow and other similar websites might affect your own Rigby home pricing and prospective buyers with their inaccuracies 

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Get Rich Slow Scheme: Rexburg Rental Homes for Sale

Anyone who finds themselves regularly checking the listings for Rexburg rental homes for sale are probably like-minded with investors the Journal describes: “investors who take comfort in the steady income stream.”

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4 Ways to Incorporate Your Favorite Summer Hobbies Into Your Home

Here are some great ideas on how to incorporate your favorite summer hobbies into your own home. These small, easy home projects are the perfect way to build the creative space you need to really get into the things you love.

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Get Away From It All: Homes For Sale in Rexburg

Discover the joys of a quiet Rexburg home of your own. Homes for sale in Rexburg offer all you need. These are just a few of the many reasons why people are falling in love with the idea of buying homes or land in Rexburg.

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Rexburg Real Estate Agent Valories List

Rexburg Real Estate Agent Valories List

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Valorie's adventures as a Realtor in east Idaho

An adventure to find a new house in Rexburg (Eastern Idaho)

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Valorie's adventures as a Realtor in east Idaho: Orange is my new Gr$$n!

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Ginger Snap Cookie Madness!

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Valorie's adventures as a Realtor in east Idaho: My new man!

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