Buying a Home

April 5, 2017

Don't Like Where You Live? Why Not Move?

 

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"If you don't like where you are, move—you're not a ...

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March 3, 2017

Thinking of Buying a Home In Idaho? Three Reasons to Consider Building Instead:

 

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Selling a home? Click here for an INSTANT Home Price Evaluation 

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Have you ever considered or wanted to build your own home here ...

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Feb. 21, 2017

How to Buy a New Home in Idaho & Sell Your Existing Home

 

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Selling a home? Click here for an INSTANT Home Price Evaluation 

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If you’re thinking about buying a new house here in Idaho but ...

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Jan. 20, 2017

Home Loan Guidelines Improve Making Buying a Home in Idaho Easier

If you are considering selling your home and or buying a new home in Idaho, recent 2017 mortgage guideline changes may affect you.

In this video John West, Broker with West Real Estate group sits down with John Spiker of First Mortgage Company of Idaho to discuss how recent mortgage ...

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Jan. 17, 2017

The Most Important Step When Buying a New Home in Idaho

Buying a Home in Idaho with West Real Estate Group

If you are thinking about buying a new home in Idaho but don't have a home loan pre-approval letter in hand yet, you might want to consider taking this step first. 


In the Treasure Valley, the number of buyers searching for homes has significantly outnumbered the amount of ...

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Dec. 15, 2016

10 Interview Questions to Ask a Realtor Before Hiring Them:

10 Questions to Ask a Realtor Before Hiring Them

10 Interview Questions to Ask a Realtor Before Hiring Them:

My mom's friend's sister is a Realtor. Should I just use her?

Maybe... maybe not.

Unfortunately, not all agents are created the same. Our advice is to ask questions, and don't just settle with someone you might know ...

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Dec. 15, 2016

What Does It Cost to Hire a Realtor to Help Me Buy a House in Idaho?

The cost of using a Realtor to help you buy a home

If you are considering purchasing a new home in Idaho, you may be wondering how much it may cost to hire a Realtor to help you. 

This is a common question and yet many people don't ask what an agent's services cost.

Maybe homebuyers don't inquire ...

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Dec. 5, 2016

Starting to Look For a Home? Know What You Want Vs. What You Need

Buying a home with west real estate group

In this day and age of being able to shop for anything anywhere, it is critical to know what you’re looking for when you start your home search.

If you’ve been thinking about buying a home of your own for some time now, you’ve probably come up with a list ...

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Dec. 2, 2016

New Home Sales Race to Keep Up with Demand

New Home Sales in Idaho Infographic

Some Highlights:

  • Many buyers who are searching for their dream homes are turning to new home construction after 10% of all new home buyers sighted a lack of inventory of existing homes as their reason for purchase.
  • The median home price decreased slightly from September’s high of $314,100 to ...
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Nov. 30, 2016

Is Getting a Home Mortgage Still Too Difficult?

At West Real Estate Group, we get asked this question all the time, "Is getting a home loan still difficult?"

There is no doubt that mortgage credit availability is expanding, meaning it is easier to finance a home today than it was last year. However, the mortgage market is still ...

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