Understanding Housing Insecurity in Idaho

As REALTORS®, we see the wide spectrum of housing needs in our communities. While we primarily work with those purchasing or selling real estate, we are often consulted on circumstances where families or individuals are experiencing hardship related to housing. While not our primary role in the industry, these issues and concerns impact our industry in big ways. 

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Countdown to Candy & Costumes

Spiderwebs, Jack-O-Lanterns, goblins and ghouls! While the magic of all Hallows Eve may have worn off for Mom and Dad, it goes without saying that our kids LOVE Halloween! Dressing up as their favorite character and walking from house to house as they fill their sacks with candy! Want to make the most of your trick-or-treating endeavors this year? Here are some tried-and-true spots in the Treasure Valley that are sure to fill your treat bucket:

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Why September is the Best Month for Home Buyers

There’s no denying that June, July, and August are hot months for home buying. Summertime is a popular time to move and that means you can expect high prices and bidding wars when you’re shopping for a home. Come September, most people looking to move have already made their purchase, so there will be fewer people competing with you for the same homes. But if you’re looking for the best month, you might want to consider September.

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Buy fresh, buy local!

“What makes the farmers market such a special place is that you’re actually creating community around food”- Bryant Terry. The farmers markets are still stocked with delicious produce, spices and flowers. Produce in September consists of apples, carrots, zucchini, grapes, eggplant, corn, pears, pumpkin, butternut squash and cranberries. Here are two ways to incorporate your local farmers market with your next meal!

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