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REASON NO.

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TIPS FIND YOURSELF A GOOD AGENT A good real estate agent makes a big difference with any home purchase, but especially for a first-time homebuyer. Look for an agent who is not only well qualified and knowledgeable about the area you want to live in, but also one who is patient and takes the time to really get to know your needs. After all, an important role of an agent — especially for inexperienced buyers — is that of a teacher.

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GLOSSARY BIWEEKLY MORTGAGE — A home loan that lets you make payments every two weeks, which can help you pay off your home faster over time. SURVEY — A map or drawing that shows the exact legal dimensions of a property. COLLATERAL — Property used to secure a loan. In the case of a mortgage, the home itself is the collateral.

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or years, the federal government has considered it important for Americans to own houses. Home ownership helps families build wealth, gives them a safe and stable place to stay, and creates communities of stakeholders who pull together to meet each other’s needs.

Home ownership is so important, in fact, that the government does something exceptional to encourage people to own a house. It gives a big tax break. Generally, the interest someone pays on their home loan is deducted on their federal income tax filings. Depending on a person’s income and how much they deduct, the savings can be substantial. It’s another reason why owning a home is one of the greatest wealth-building tools a person can have.

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One advantage of purchasing a home is that the federal government allows most people to deduct the cost of home loan financing from their income, which can result in a big tax break.

TAX DEDUCTIONS The United States Tax Code uses a lot of big words — it’s one of the most complicated parts of our legal system, after all — but the logic behind the mortgage interest deduction is simple: If you’re working to pay off a home, the government wants to give you a financial break. For most people, interest paid on a home mortgage loan is deducted from their income so that they pay taxes as if they earned less money. If someone makes $50,000 per year, for

example, and pay $5,000 in mortgage interest, they would only pay taxes on $45,000 of income. That example may be overly simplified, and you should consult a tax professional to see how it would impact your specific situation. But’s safe to say the mortgage interest tax deduction is used by millions of Americans to reduce the amount of money they pay to the IRS. It’s a powerful incentive to buy a home and one that first-time homebuyers need to know about.

TAX FACTS: • 42 million taxpayers in the United States claimed a deduction for real estate taxes last year, deducting a total of $172 billion. • The average taxpayer claiming the real estate tax deduction subtracted $4,090 from taxable income. • Therefore the average taxpayer saved $1,020 in taxes as a result of the real estate tax deduction.. • The total savings from the real estate tax deduction in the United States was $43 billion. SOURCE: REALTOR.COM


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FEE’S MATTER:

WHAT ARE YOU PAYING? A loan origination refers to the fees charged to the borrower associated with the initiation and completion of the home loan process. A loan origination fee is a form of profit to the lender, and is typically 1% of the loan amount. Idaho Lending Group offers a “No Origination Fee Option” for the purchase or refinance of owner occupied properties. This can equate to a big savings for our borrowers. Fee’s matter! What are you paying?

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Pride of ownership

FIRST-TIME HOMEBUYER

TIPS MAKE SOME CHECKLISTS Buying a home for the first time can be intimidating, but it’s much easier if you break it down into small parts. When shopping for a home, make a list of all the features you’re looking for. You can mark them off and keep track your favorite parts of all the different houses you see. And after you make an offer, work with your agent to make a checklist of all the steps you need to take before closing. Not only will it help you stay organized, but it also makes the whole process feel more doable.

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GLOSSARY PITI — Principal, interest, taxes and insurance. This refers to the entire house payment, which includes more than just the loan payment. EARNEST MONEY — A deposit made by the home buyer to prove they have serious interest in buying the home.

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Home feels better when it’s actually yours hey’re just three words, but they carry a lot of swagger. “It’s my house.”

own personal sanctuary, an oasis where they can let life’s troubles melt away. Any home can feel good, but it’s a far better feeling when the home actually belongs to you.

That simple phrase has come to mean so much more as Americans have adopted home ownership as a national dream. It’s what we strive for and how we set our goals, giving us a tremendous sense of accomplishment when we’re handed the keys to our very own home. We know it’s not just a piece of property. When someone buys a home, it becomes their

You can tell when you’re driving through a neighborhood with a lot of owner-occupied homes. They’re generally kept up better than neighborhoods with more rentals because people take pride in the property they own as opposed to property they’re temporarily leasing. Homeowners do simple repairs as they’re needed, not

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letting unsightly problems go long without being fixed. They keep their property neat and clean because it belongs to them and they have their own personal money at stake. They keep their lawn and landscaping in good shape so their home will leave a positive impression. That all helps a home’s value, but there’s also a deeper reason for it. It’s the intrinsic value people find in owning their own piece of America.

LIVING THE DREAM Home ownership is as much about fulfilling dreams as it is about having a comfortable

place to spend time. When someone buys a home, they’re making real their hopes and aspirations. Whether someone wants to buy a simple, humble home for the first time, move into a nicer neighborhood or live in a palatial castle, buying a home represents a dream fulfilled. That’s another reason buying a home is so appealing. From first-time home buyers to people who want to simply upgrade to the home they’ve always wanted, one thing will always be the same: It’s a dream come true. And now is a great time to see your dreams become reality.


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o matter what your lifestyle or what you do for a living, your life ultimately revolves around your home. It’s the place you wake up in the morning and the place you go to bed at night. It’s where you make memories, have fun with your hobbies, eat meals, relax with friends and can simply be yourself.

FIRST-TIME HOMEBUYER

TIPS PRE-QUALIFY FOR A LOAN Before you start shopping for houses, it’s a good idea to pre-qualify for a loan. This will let you know what price range you should shop in, and it tells sellers that you’re serious about your offer. It can also help speed up the process once you decide to buy a home.

That’s why it’s so important to make your home a reflection of yourself, both in function and style. There are as many homes as there are people, and finding the right home — then customizing it to meet your own personal needs — is one of the best ways to improve the way you live.

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GLOSSARY DISCOUNT POINTS — Essentially this is pre-paid interest, allowing the borrower to obtain a lower interest rate by paying an up-front fee. Often shortened to “points.”

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PMI — Private mortgage insurance. It protects lenders if a borrower defaults on their loan. APPRAISAL — Written proof of how much your home is worth. It’s generally based on what similar homes are selling for in nearby areas. TITLE — The legal document that shows who owns a property. COLOURS PHOTOGRAPHY

A home isn’t just a few walls and a ceiling. It’s a unique reflection of who you are as a human. It can vary from wild and ostentatious to humble and cozy, and decorating your house to fit your personality is a great way to let yourself shine. It tells people who you are and how you like to live, from simple to extravagant. When you own a home, you have a lot more flexibility with how it looks. You don’t have to ask a landlord for permission to change the wall color, for example. You just pick up a paintbrush and paint your dining room red. Or orange.

Or beige. Or, really, whatever the heck you want. It’s your house, and it can be designed to match who you are.

ON YOUR TERMS Not only does buying a house give you more control over the decorations and style, but it also lets you find the perfect size, location and layout to meet your lifestyle. Have a big family? You can buy a home with lots of bedrooms and a big back yard. Love big-city living? You can find a modern loft close to the city center, near all the action. Like quiet and solitude? You can find a country cottage at the end of a gravel road. However you like to live, you can buy a house that fits your needs. And with more houses on the market at better prices today, you can be sure to find the place that makes spending time at home more enjoyable than ever before.


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Property sits on Rock Creek Canyon with ownership of land through canyon Vintage home that has been completely renovated, all new electrical, Located in Industrial area with over 4000 sq. ft. steel construction. and on other side. 5 Bedrooms, 3.5 baths, updated. Great Room, Family plumbing, heating, roof, windows, paint. Granite countertops, Teak hardwood 2 overhead doors, 10 x 12 office, 13 x 16 showroom, 3 phase power with Room, Office, Hidden bonus Room, Fireplace, Sound System, Central vac, floors, fireplace, surround sound, security system, beautiful hardwood doors, 400 amp service, fire and security alarm, asphalt paving. Good investment Oversized Laundry Room, Pantry. 7 Car Garage or shop, horses or cows. 3 full baths with 4 bedrooms. Shop with overhead door, outbuildings that property, highly desired building size. could be studio, greenhouse, etc. Pasture area with over 2 shares of water.

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MLS# 98512357 - $54,900 Great home that shows price of ownership. This would make a great Investment property and would rent for $500 a month. Over sized yard with RV Pad, there is another lot that goes with this that has a city sewer and water connection so you could have another structure on property.

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here are a lot of reasons someone might want to become a landlord — they would rather own real estate than stocks, or they know how to do handyman work — but at the top of the list is always making a profit.

FIRST-TIME HOMEBUYER

TIPS CHECK YOUR CREDIT SCORE Your credit score can make a big difference in what kind of interest rate you’ll pay on your home loan — or if you can qualify for a loan at all.

That’s not a bad thing, but it does rely on renters to help pay for that profit. The landlord doesn’t just have to make enough money to cover the property, repairs, and any loans to pay for it, but also make enough profit from collecting rent to make it worth their trouble. Still, renters don’t always have to help their landlord get rich. When someone buys their own house, they’re helping themselves profit instead of helping a landlord.

It’s important to know your credit score up front. Not only will it help you know what to expect when shopping for a mortgage, it can also alert you to potential problems. Credit reports aren’t always accurate, so getting a copy of your report early in the buying process will give you time to iron out any issues that you might uncover along the way.

BUILD UP EQUITY

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GLOSSARY LOCK IN — An agreement for a lender to offer an interest rate for a certain period of time. Buyers can pay lenders a fee to lock in a rate that they see as favorable. CLEAR TITLE — A title that is free of legal questions or liens on the property. COLOURS PHOTOGRAPHY

Equity is the difference between what you owe on a property and what it is actually worth. Over time, as homeowners make their house payments and build up equity, that can amount to a sizable pile of cash. They owe less and less on a house that is worth more and more. For some people, building equity in a house is an important part of their retirement plan. They may choose to pay off the house entirely, or they may sell it and use the proceeds to help

fund their golden years. In any case, financial planners say buying a house is a smart idea for people who want to build wealth over the long run.

GET CASH OUT Sometimes emergencies arise that force people to dip into their savings. If someone has built up equity in their house, that’s one more place they can turn for the money without raiding their retirement fund. In most states, home equity loans help people who need to tap into that money, so making extra principal payments on a home can actually build a financial safety net. It’s definitely a savings incentive — it won’t be as easy to spend and waste as money sitting in a checking account — but it will be there if you ever need it down the road. If you haven’t already started building equity by owning a home, now is the time to begin. The earlier you start, the more equity you can build up over time. As they say, time is money.


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7 Reasons to Purchase a Spa Spas have been around for many years and are used for many different reasons. Here are seven of the many reasons why you should purchase a spa. 1. Family Gathering Place Have you noticed that your family time is at a premium with all the different activities and schedules that your family has on a daily basis? Flip open the hot tub cover, start the jets, and watch how everyone in the family tends to leave the television room or computer station and head for a soak. You don’t have to say anything; if you lead, they will come. 2. The Neighborhood Gang Hangout Get to know your children’s friends by rolling out the hot tub welcome mat. It is always good to know that you can find your youngsters and their friends in your hot tub hangout. Wouldn’t you rather know where your children are and what they are doing? 3. Adding Assets While some hot tub owners choose to take their units with them when they move, others find that it adds to their existing home’s value, especially if landscaping or other amenities enhance the backyard as well. 4. Plan well-defined areas to improve backyard entertainment. Outdoor areas can be separated according to usage. Establish a sitting nook where guests can gather and talk. Have a bar or serving area with a grill for cooking where foods and refreshments are made and serve. Make sure there is a shaded area for when the sun is too uncomfortable to make sitting outside enjoyable. Similarly, have a sunny area

where people can soak up a few rays or dry off after a dip in the spa or pool. Don’t forget to establish a spot for the kids to converge with scaled-down amenities. Pools & spas are great entertainment for family and guests. Fire pit for evening entertainment. 5. Relaxation and better health. Warm water therapy consists of three main healing factors; heat, buoyancy and massage. When all of these factors are combined you create a relaxing and healthy experience which done on a regular basis provides health benefits that can do the most amazing things. People utilize hot water therapy <http://www.amazon.com/Hot-Water-Therapy-Dr-Harp/dp/8122201784%3F SubscriptionId%3D0G81C5DAZ03ZR9WH9X82 %26tag%3Dzem-20%26linkCode%3Dxm2%26 camp%3D2025%26creative%3D165953%26 creativeASIN%3D8122201784> for joint pain and muscle pain, sleeping disorder or just plain stress. 6. Stress and sleep Warm water massage stimulates the body to release endorphins that reduce stress naturally. In addition to stress reduction, a hot tub’s hydrotherapy jets also dilate blood vessels to help prevent headaches. Also, when it comes to falling asleep faster and getting a good night’s sleep, the National Sleep Foundation clearly stated, “soaking in hot water, such as a hot tub or bath, before retiring to bed can ease the transition into a deeper sleep.”

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Build or buy? NEW CONSTRUCTION REBOUNDS WITH OVERALL HOUSING MARKET

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ow do you choose between a new construction home and an existing home? Rich and Amy Day of Crown Point, Ind. found the benefits of new construction can outweigh any pricing difference. “I was willing to pay for quality. We did our homework – looked at existing homes and met with a number of different builders,” Rich Day said. “We were honestly leaning toward going with an existing home when we met Cory Kreith at a mutual family member’s birthday party. It was completely by accident.” Kreith, who heads Crown Pointbased CK Building and Design, said the couple was “frustrated by the fact that there just wasn’t an existing home that met all their needs. “When I first met Rich and Amy, they gave me an idea of the kind of home they wanted,” Kreith said. Many of the homes they looked at had a great deal of wasted space, and they wanted all usable space. They never really found that large kitchen with a spacious, open living area they needed for

entertaining. Energy efficiency was also a concern. With new construction, they were able to design their home just the way they wanted it.” The challenge was to design something that was as close to what the couple always wanted while staying within their budget. But the Days moved into their new home the day before their 11th anniversary in 2011. “Cory delivered a beautiful home with the promised 5-Star Plus EnergyStar rating to ensure our maximum comfort while keeping utility bills low,” Rich Day said. “I work in the banking industry so I always kept a careful eye on the budget. There were definitely times when we had to make some very difficult decisions, but Cory was always willing to work through every available option until we were satisfied.”

Advantages listed When you purchase a new construction home, whether it’s built from the ground up to your specifications or already in progress, builders and others note that you will be able to: • Save money with the latest energy saving insulation techniques plus efficient windows, doors and appliances. • Save time with lower-maintenance exteriors and an interior designed to match your personal preferences, avoiding the need to resurface, repaint or replace anything for years to come. • Enjoy the benefits of choosing a floor plan that works for your lifestyle

in areas such as laundry, living areas and storage. • Feel your investment is protected with a builder’s home warranty plus manufacturer new product warranties. As the inventory of available homes on the market dwindles as sales heat up, new homes could become an option of choice for buyers this year. If you’re in the market for a new home, take some time to tour the different options local builders have in varying stages of construction. From there you can determine if one of those will meet your needs or if building from the ground up suits you best, as it did for the Day family.

Buy Wright, Sell Wright When selecting a Real Estate agent, you need someone who sees you as a person, not a pro½t. You need an agent who: • Listens & understands your particular needs • Knows the local market • Handles all details • Gets you the best value-whether your buying or selling

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REASON NO.

5

Low interest rates

FIRST-TIME HOMEBUYER

TIPS FIND A GREAT INSPECTOR Every home someone purchases — even one that’s brand new — ought to be inspected by a qualified, experienced home inspector. The best inspectors are extremely thorough. They’ll find every little problem with the home, which is vital to know up front. Buyers need to be aware of these things before making their final decision. A good inspection will let you know exactly what to expect down the road. It’s money well spent.

REAL ESTATE

GLOSSARY AMORTIZATION SCHEDULE — A table that shows how your loan balance changes over the life of your mortgage. If you want to know what you’ll owe on the home after 10 years of making payments, the amortization schedule will show you. ESCROW — An account that can be used to pay property taxes and insurance premiums.

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U.S. keeping rates low to spur home buying

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fraction of a percent may not sound like a lot, but when you’re financing a home over 30 years — and sometimes longer — that change in interest rates can have a huge impact on how much you pay for the home over time. That’s why today’s interest rates make buying a home so attractive.

Years ago, it wasn’t uncommon for people to pay doubledigit interest on their home loans, which pushed their monthly payments higher and made it harder for many people to afford a home. Those high rates also meant buyers would pay a fortune in interest fees over the life of the loan.

GOVERNMENT PUSH One reason today’s interest rates are so low is that Uncle Sam wants it that way. The United States government believes keeping mortgage rates low will encourage more people to buy homes and help drive economic growth. With that in mind, the Federal Reserve began purchasing U.S. treasuries to keep

mortgage rates at historic lows. It was an unusual step that may sound complicated, but the end result is simple: It’s cheaper for you to borrow money to buy a house today. No one knows how long the government will keep intervening to keep rates artificially low, though. That’s another reason why now is the perfect time for people to buy a home.

LONG-TERM PERSPECTIVE Interest rates constantly fluctuate, sometimes changing several times in just one day. But when you look at it over the long term, today’s interest rates are near record-low levels that simply can’t be ignored. Buyers who lock in mortgage rates at today’s levels are getting a

major bargain compared to the historically high rates of the past. Interest can also make a major difference in how much you’ll pay over the life of your loan. Think of it this way: If you borrow $200,000 on a 30-year loan, you’ll pay nearly $150,000 less in interest payments with a 6-percent loan than with a 9percent loan. That 3-percent difference may not sound like much, but it sure changes how much you’ll pay to the bank over the whole 30 years. If you want to see the difference for yourself, search for “loan amortization calculator” on the Internet. You’ll find lots of Web sites that can help you crunch the numbers for your situation, and you’d be amazed what a difference that interest figure can make.


NorthPointe Realty Quality Built Brick Rambler on Corner Acreage! $255,000

Beckie Kukal 3202443 320-2443

This Is No Ordinary Home $210,000

505 South 100 West, Jerome

418 B West Road, Jerome

3 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, 3121 sq. ft. All newer chain link fencing. Lots of updates such as roof, heat pump and A/C , well pump, soaking tub in Master bath , updated cabinets in kitchen. Very large rooms with lots of storage. Separate office/ craft/ play area. MLS #98517310

3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, 1931 sq. ft., Unique 3 bedroom 2 bath on 5+/- private acres with NSCC water shares. Garage with a work area. 2 pastures, mature trees and more. MLS #98512699

Great Open Floor Plan with Views!

Country Living with Quick City Access!

$219,000

Great Home on Corner Lot!

$220,000

$235,000

1531 Briarwood Ln., Twin Falls

486 Wildwood Road, Jerome

3 bedroom 2 bath, 1550 sq. ft., large kitchen, covered patio, and sunny rooms. 2 car attached garage + 30x40 shop with 220 and insulated. Lots of room for toys and hobbies. Fenced back yard. MLS #98515462

4 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, 2124 sq. ft., Nearly 1 acre with fenced pasture, loafing shed. Lots of upgrades including newer kitchen and appliances, bath, carpet. New septic tank and lift pump in 2011. Home has fireplace and pellet stove. White vinyl fencing surrounds the pasture area. Manual sprinkler system for lawn, pasture and garden areas. Nice deck off the dining area and dog run MLS #98515649

3 bedroom, 3 baths, 2346 sq. ft., plus office or formal dining on the main floor plus a bonus with bath. Breakfast nook, fireplace and nice master suite. MLS #98514341

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614 Twin View Road, Jerome

Darling 3 bedroom, 1.5 bath home on a corner lot. Bright country kitchen w/ breakfast nook. Mature landscaping, fenced patio & more. Must See !!! .MLS #98514432

3 Bedrooms, 3 baths, 2250 sq. ft. This home sits on 1.47 beautifully landscaped acres with pasture, orchard and large garden spot. Garden shed , dog kennel and loafing shed for horse, cow or 4H projects. Home has been nicely updated inside with hardwood floors and Corian countertops in the kitchen. Wood burning fireplaces both upstairs and downstairs. MLS #98521900

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REASON NO.

6 FIRST-TIME HOMEBUYER

TIPS WHAT YOU CAN AFFORD? This is a decision that needs to be made up front, and there’s no easy answer. Mortgage companies can tell you what kind of loan you qualify for, but that’s only part of the decision. You also need to look at your personal budget and what kind of lifestyle you want to live. Be sure you include expenses like homeowner’s insurance and property taxes in the planning process.

REAL ESTATE

GLOSSARY REALTOR — A member of the National Association of REALTORS. Not all real estate agents are REALTORS. PROMISSORY NOTE — A written promise to repay a loan over a certain period of time. Often shortened to “note.” JUMBO LOAN — Any loan over $227,150, which is the top limit for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac loans. Sometimes called a nonconforming loan.

Putting down roots Owning a home provides a sense of stability

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enting can work for some people, like those who move around frequently from place to place.

But when you’re ready to settle down, whether to raise a family or just have a nice place you can call home, nothing beats owning a house. There’s a sense of permanence you get when you own a home, one you just can’t find in an apartment or duplex, where moving trucks mark the coming and going of neighbors on a regular basis.

RAISING A FAMILY It’s important for children to have a place of their own — complete with room to explore as they learn and grow — and the best way to provide that kind of longterm stability is to purchase a home that meets your family’s wants and needs. A home isn’t just a place to keep you warm and dry. It’s the place your children will make most of their memories as they grow up, enjoying the holidays and spending time together as a family. It’s a place they’ll always remember. And because today’s real estate market offers more homes at lower prices, now is the perfect time for young families to buy their piece of the American dream.

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KNOWING YOUR NEIGHBORS Hosting a neighborhood barbecue is a right of passage for many American families. The sound of laughter, the smoky smell of meat on the grill, and the warm smile of a longtime friend can make your backyard feel like heaven. But how can you develop

those neighborhood bonds when your neighbors are always moving? If you own a house in a safe, stable neighborhood, you develop close bonds with the people who live around you, the folks who share your interests and are always happy to help you out when needed. Putting down roots is a great way to forge friendships that

last a lifetime. It would be heartbreaking to lose those close connections if you’re forced to move at the whim of a landlord, or your rent is raised so much that your home is no longer affordable over the long term. It’s another reason that finding the right house in the perfect neighborhood is a smart idea right now.


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REASON NO.

7

It’s a buyer’s market

FIRST-TIME HOMEBUYER

TIPS EDUCATE YOURSELF Before you start the home-buying process — and as you’re going though it — it’s important to do your homework. You need to know a lot of different things, like what types of loans are available, what to look for in potential neighborhoods, and the definition of lots of real estate terms. The Internet has both solid information and some misleading Web sites, but a good agent can help you shorten the learning curve.

REAL ESTATE

GLOSSARY HUD-1 STATEMENT — A document that provides an itemized list of all the funds that are paid at closing. It’s a standard form that spells out exactly what you’re paying for at the closing table. PREPAYMENT — Money paid to reduce the balance on a loan before it’s due. This can save you a lot of money over the long haul, but you need to know whether your loan has a “prepayment penalty.”

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More choices, better deals to be found

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t’s no secret that the real estate market has slowed down in recent years. Houses aren’t selling as quickly as they did in the white-hot market several years ago, which means people who are selling their houses today have to work harder than ever to make a deal.

And that’s a great thing for buyers. Overheated real estate markets, like we saw a few years ago, result in too many people shopping for too few houses. That drives up prices as multiple buyers make bids on homes and sellers hold out for the very top dollar. In today’s market, though, there are a lot more bargains to be found. Sellers have to price their homes more aggressively, making now the perfect time for smart buyers to get a great deal.

BUY LOW, SELL HIGH When someone invests in the stock market, they’re advised to “buy low and sell high.” This means to buy

stocks when their prices are depressed and sell when their prices have risen, and the same advice could apply to purchasing a house. To be clear, housing hasn’t been as historically risky as the stock market over the long run, and there are a lot of reasons to buy a house other than to make money when you sell. A home is truly a home, not just a line on your investment sheet. But if you want to make money on your home over time, it makes sense to buy at a time when the prices have decreased rather than when they’re at their peak.

MORE CHOICES TO PICK FROM If you tried to buy a home

several years ago but struggled to find the perfect place — or couldn’t afford what you really wanted — you might be pleasantly surprised by today’s market. There are more homes for sale at better prices today, making it the perfect time for picky buyers. If your dream home was just out of your price range a few years ago, for example, you might find it’s become affordable for you today. Neighborhoods that were out of reach could actually be attainable now. That’s the great thing about shopping in a buyer’s market. Sellers are more willing to negotiate, and buyers have more options to pick from. And in real estate, like so many other things in life, timing is everything.


Featured Homes The Shook Team

208-539-7027

mls# 98518269

$179,000

The Shook Team

208-539-7027 208-404-6639

mls# 98513343

4 Bed, 2.5 Bath 1768 sq. ft. 881 Gregory Way Twin Falls ID 83301

3 Bed, 2 Bath 1341 sq. ft. 2833 Deaun Ave Twin Falls ID 83301

$149,900

Great 3 Bedroom, 2 bath split bedroom home, in fantastic neighborhood.

Beautiful home that looks brand new, inside and out.

Wolverton Homes

208-736-9294

Wolverton Homes

4 Bed, 3 Bath 2030 sq. ft. 2410 Forge St. Twin Falls, ID 83301

208-404-6639

mls# 98522445

5 Bed, 3 Bath 4012 sq. ft. 1187 Skyline Drive Twin Falls, ID 83301

$280,000

Large home with 2.76 acres of yard and pasture for horses or other animals. 208-736-9294

mls# 98520419

mls# 98520505

Donna Hall

Wolverton Homes

208-736-9294

mls# 98520518

3 Bed, 2 Bath 1265 sq. ft. 1207 Kenyon Road Jerome ID 83338

$139,900

$249,900

5 Bed, 3.5 Bath 2345 sq. ft. 2191 Selway St. Twin Falls, ID 83301

$209,900 Awesome home, near the new hospital and shopping.

Why rent? Buy a brand new home.

Large New Home with lots of upgrades.

Tawni Wooten/Mandi Riddle

Tawni Wooten/Mandi Riddle

Tawni Wooten/Mandi Riddle

208-731-0632

mls# 98519672

$774,900

5 Bed, 3 Bath 3696 sq. ft. 3239 Falls Ave E Twin Falls, ID 83301

Over 18000 sq. ft. of shops.

Donna Rasmussen

208-320-2751

mls# 98475875

$158,500

208-731-0632

mls# 98512297

5 Bed, 2.5 Bath 3160 sq. ft. 3139 N 3500 Kimberly, ID 83341

$335,000

Great location & ďŹ&#x201A;oor plan.

5 Bed, 3 Bath 4000 sq. ft. 2749 Suncrest Circle Twin Falls, ID 83301

$374,900

Beautiful horse/4-H property in Kimberly.

This home offers a lot of desirable extras.

Donna Rasmussen

Donna Rasmussen

208-320-2751

mls# 98521728

4 Bed, 2.5 Bath 1688 sq. ft. 417 Clover Avenue Twin Falls, ID 83301

208-731-0632

mls# 98518803

208-320-2751

mls# 98506727

$ 155,000

2 Bed, 1 Bath 1576 sq. ft. 450 E 1st Street Hansen, ID 83334

Open Floor Plan, Cute Covered Front Porch with Trex Deck.

$199,900

3 Bed, 2.5 Bath 2141 sq. ft. 2075 Bitterroot Drive Twin Falls, ID 83301

Contemporary home in Twin Falls.


Featured Homes Beth LeBaron

208-320-0919

mls# 98514469

Beth LeBaron mls# 98521176

5 Bed, 2.5 Bath 2422 sq. ft. $279,900

208-320-0919

2791 Suncrest Circle Twin Falls ID 83301

3 Bed, 2 Bath 2636 sq. ft. $329,900

1329 Young Circle Twin Falls ID 83301

2013 Parade of Home Entry. This home exudes craftsmanship & quality.

Jeanne Wilson

Jeanne Wilson

208-539-4061

$699,900 Year around fishing and wildlife with this unique home.

Jack Jardine

208-308-6857

mls# 98510514

$139,400

Jeanne Wilson

208-539-4061

Sun Valley Southern Idaho

Sun Valley Southern Idaho

Keller Williams Realty

$169,900

Keller Williams Realty

4 Bed, 3 Bath 1831 sq. ft. 2207 Alex Dr. Filer, ID 83328

3 Bed, 2 Bath 2427 sq. ft. 4059 N 1400 E Buhl, ID 83316

$139,900

Warm and inviting home will welcome any of your friends and family.

Affordable country horse property and vintage home just waiting to welcome a new owner to its warm and inviting atmosphere.

Donna Hall

Donna Hall

208-404-6639

mls# 98513689

3 Bed, 2 Bath 1325 sq. ft. 420 Pheasant Twin Falls, ID 83301

$128,000

mls# 98516328

Sun Valley Southern Idaho

Keller Williams Realty

5 Bed, 3.5 Bath 4200 sq. ft. 3317 Oregon Trail Dr. Kimberly, ID 83341

2 Bed, 2 Bath 1666 sq. ft. 300 Morrison St #626 Twin Falls, ID 83301

This is not only a home but a lifestyle!

mls# 98516648

mls# 98516143

208-320-0919

mls# 98519084

Excellent family home in a superb location. 208-539-4061

Beth LeBaron

$154,900

208-404-6639

mls# 98517523

4 Bed, 2 Bath 1674 sq. ft. 983 Borah Ave W Twin Falls, ID 83301

3 Bed, 2 Bath 1600 sq. ft. 1306 5th Ave E Jerome, ID 83338

$165,900

Beautiful upgraded custom built home.

Close to walking trail, soccer fields and hospital.

Immaculate home in a desirable neighborhood.

Beckie Kukal

Beckie Kukal

Beckie Kukal

208-320-2443

mls# 98514989

$550,000

208-320-2443

mls# 98517310

mls# 98515649

15,000 sq. ft. 915 Overland Ave Burley, ID 83301

Prime Commercial Location in High Traffic Area.

$220,000

208-320-2443

4 Bed, 3 Bath 2134 sq. ft. 1531 Briarwood Lane Twin Falls, ID 83301

Country Living with Quick City Access.

$255,000

3 Bed, 3 Bath 3121 sq. ft. 505 S 100 W Jerome, ID 83338

Quality Built Brick Rambler on Corner Acreage.


Featured Homes Faye Emerson

208-420-9237

Faye Emerson

208-420-9237

mls# 98517956

mls# 98517431 Sun Valley Southern Idaho

$99,900

Sun Valley Southern Idaho

444 Howard Ave S Hazelton, ID 83335

$99,900

The Collins Connection

The Collins Connection mls# 98489231

www.prudentialidahohomes.com

$599,000

4 Bed, 3.5 Bath 4790 sq. ft. 3027 N 3422 E Kimberly, ID 83341

Must See! Luxury styles throughout.

Keller Williams Realty

3 Bed, 1 Bath 1430 sq. ft.

Very nice updated home.

mls# 98515329

Sun Valley Southern Idaho

Keller Williams Realty

Great investment for homeowner. Having the rent pay for your mortgage. 208-280-1911 208-280-5336

208-420-9237

mls# 98519822

Keller Williams Realty

2540 sq. ft. 215 Atherton Ave E Eden, ID 83325

Faye Emerson

$119,000

Sellers will provide a Home Warranty for 1 year! 208-280-1911 208-280-5336

The Collins Connection mls# 98501621

www.prudentialidahohomes.com

$425,000

3 Bed, 1 Bath 2040 sq. ft. 682 Calico St Hansen, ID 83334

3 Bed, 2.5 Bath 2970 sq. ft. 796 Carriage Lane Twin Falls, ID 83301

Elegance is found in this single-owner custom built home.

208-280-1911 208-280-5336

www.prudentialidahohomes.com

$349,900

4 Bed, 3.5 Bath 3918 sq. ft. 2360 Candleridge Drive East Twin Falls, ID 83301

Nearly new home with beautiful hardwood floors and architectural stone fireplace.

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REAL ESTATE HOME FOR AUCTION 245 7th Ave E, Twin Falls 2 Bedroom, 1 Bath, 1320 sqft www.auctionsidaho.com or call Triple A Realty 731-4567 PUBLIC SERVICE MESSAGE Selling Property? Don't pay any fees until it's sold. For free information about avoiding time share and real estate scams, write to: Federal Trade Commission, Washington, D.C. 20580 or call the National Fraud Information Center, 1-800-876-7060.

EQUAL HOUSING OPPORTUNITIES All real estate advertising in this newspaper is subject to the Fair Housing Act which makes it illegal to advertise “any preference limitation or discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status, or national origin or an intention to make any such preference limitation or discrimination. “Familial status includes children under the age of 18 living with parents or legal custodian; pregnant women and people securing custody or children under 18, This newspaper will not knowingly accept any advertising for real estate which is in violation of the law. Our readers are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised in this newspaper are available on an equal opportunity basis. To complain of discrimination call HUD Toll-free telephone number at 800-6699777. The Toll-free telephone number for the hearing impaired is 800-927-8275.

SHOSHONE Estate Sale. 3 bdrm. 2 bath, fireplace, hardwood floors, gas heat, AC, 1 car garage, 1200 sq. ft., landscaped yard with auto sprinklers. Next to Little Wood River. $109,000 208-308-3940

JEROME Well maintained home in a great neighborhood. 4 bdrm, 2 bath, 1650 sq. ft. on .25 acre lot. Rear access with RV/Boat pad and large backyard. $148,800. 714-307-0188

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BUHL – Country 3 bdrm, 2 bath, great condition, appls, well water, fenced yard, RV parking, $850/mo. TWIN FALLS – Newly remodeled, 5 bdrm, 3 bath, 3300 sq ft, family/living room, deck, covered patio, shed, sprinklers, $1300/mo. Spacious 2 bdrm, full bsmt, appls, no pets, small yard, $700/month. THE MANAGEMENT CO. 733-0739 GOODING 2 bdrm, 1 bath, garage, no smoking/pets, $550 mo + $300 dep. 625 Pine St. 208-681-2102

JEROME 2 bdrm, 1 bath trailer, W/D, fenced yard, pets allowed, $500 +dep. Call 208-313-8595. TWIN FALLS 3-4 bdrm, 3 acres, trees, gated, close to town. $299,000. 208-272-1340 www.meadowridgehome.com

JEROME 3 bdrm, 2 bath mobile homes, $575-$700. No pets. Water/ sewer incl. 208-324-8903/788-2817 KIMBERLY Small 1 bdrm house, electric heat, no pets, $450/mo incl utilities, 1st/last req. 208-423-6181 TWIN FALLS 2 Bedroom House, $600 337 Quincy Street 734-4334 twinfallsrentals.com TWIN FALLS 4 bd, 2 ba, 2300 sq.ft. Home w/hardwood floors, pool. Avail 6/1. 143 10th Ave N. $1050/ mo. 208-481-1969

WHO can help YOU sell your property? Classifieds Can! 208-733-0931 ext. 2 twinad@magicvalley.com

RENTAL PROPERTIES

TWIN FALLS Newer home, 5 bd, 3 ba, 2 car garage, no smoking/pets, RV parking. Avail 5/15. $1250 mo. $800 dep. 208-731-8567 VPM Better Management for Better Properties. Rentals Available. Residential & Commercial. Broker Owned & Bonded. 208-734-2132 WENDELL 4 bdrm, 2 bath, 2300 sq ft, w/garage, lots of parking, pets ok, $800 +dep. 208-313-8595 WHO can help YOU rent your rental? Classifieds Can! 733-0931 ext. 2 twinad@magicvalley.com

APOLLO MOTOR INN – TWIN FALLS

All the comforts of home at a daily/weekly all inclusive rate! zFREE Full Hot Breakfast Daily z FREE Full Hot Dinner Daily zFREE Laundry, Indoor Hot Tub zFREE Daily Maid Service zFREE WiFi. Cable and HBO zCONTRACTOR Rates Available Richard 208-733-2010 • Eric 208-731-5745 • apollomotorinn.com

Classified Department Classified Sales Representatives are available from 8:00am-5:00pm, Monday-Friday Call our office in Twin Falls 208-733-0931 ext. 2 GOODING Nice newer 1 or 2 bdrm apts avail. No pets/smoking. Call Laura 208-934-5991 / 208-961-0011

In accordance with the federal Fair Housing Act, we do not accept for publication any real estate listing that indicates any preference, limitation, or discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, disability, family status, or national origin. If you believe a published listing states such a preference, limitation, or discrimination, please notify this publication at fairhousing@lee.net. JEROME Apartments Available Now! Studio and 1 bedroom apts in elderly/disabled complex. Rent based on income. Pick up application at: Jerome Housing Authority 200 Elm St N, Twin Falls 733-5765

Hay A Apartamentos Disponibles! Apartamento de monambiente/una recamara en complejo de mayores de edad/diseabilitados. Renta basada en ingresos. Recoja aplicaciones al: Jerome Housing Authority 200 Elm St. N., Twin Falls 733-5765

TWIN FALLS 2 bdrm, 1 bath, brick duplex, single car garage, gas heat, central air, very nice, no pets/smoking. 208-731-5735 TWIN FALLS 2 bdrm, W/D hookup, AC, DW, $625+utils. No pets. Refs req'd. 644 Eastland N. 539-9352 TWIN FALLS Quiet 2 bdrm apt, 2 bath, walk-in closet, upper unit of a 4-plex. AC, vaulted ceilings. $625 + dep. No smoking/pets. 367 Elm St. 208-420-8061 WENDELL Lovely 2 bdrm, 1 bath apt, appls incl. No smoking/pets. Lease/security dep. 208-720-7601

SYRINGA PLAZA Seniors 62 and better. Let us pay most of your rent and utilities. Find out how we can help you! CALL NOW!

208-677-4204

JEROME Clean 2 and 3 bdrm, water/sewer/trash incld. $580 to $700+ $500 deposit. Ask about our move-in special. Tailored to fit your needs. 208-420-3409

TWIN FALLS (3) Space Office with bathroom. Located at 124 Blue Lakes Blvd S. Ste 8. $300/month. Call 208-733-8548 TWIN FALLS 5 Office Spaces 100sf200sf with common waiting area. Professional office bldg across from CSI. 208-734-6580 lv msg.

TWIN FALLS Hair Nail Ect Is looking for a responsible person to rent a booth at a reasonable monthly rate? Come on by and have a look around at 1342 Addison Ave E. Rent is $325/monthly. Call 208-735-6465 or come by. Ask for Julie or Jodi.

TWIN FALLS Automotive shop for lease. 4 overhead doors, 1 drive through bay. Good location on S. Eastland Dr. 208-735-8657 TWIN FALLS Several Commercial Properties in prime downtown locations. Veeh Property Mgmt. 208-734-2132

PAUL 15 South 3rd East, 2 bdrm, 1 bath Duplex. Refrig, Stove, DW, W/D hookups. Call 312-2477. TWIN FALLS 1 bedroom, 1 bath, W/D hookups. No pets. $395 mo. 208-420-5170

BURLEY In accordance with the federal Fair Housing Act, we do not accept for publication any real estate listing that indicates any preference, limitation, or discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, disability, family status, or national origin. If you believe a published listing states such a preference, limitation, or discrimination, please notify this publication at fairhousing@lee.net.

BUHL Close to park, 2 bdrm, small yard, water included, $475/month. TWIN FALLS - Upstairs, spacious, 2 bdrm, appliances, water incl, W/D hookup, balcony, $600/mo. THE MANAGEMENT CO. 733-0739

JEROME 2 bdrm house, 1 bath, fenced yard. Avail now. $750 including utilities. 208-320-0897 JEROME 2 bdrm house, 1 bath, fenced yard. $750 mo. + 800 dep. No pets/smoking. 208-320-0897

KIMBERLY For sale by owner. 4 bdrm, 3 bath family home. 2980 sq. ft., 2 car garage with RV parking, quiet neighborhood in a great school district. Well maintained quiet city park in your backyard. 306 Diamond Dr. 208-308-4389

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BUHL 2 Bedroom Trailer House 4252 N 1516 E 734-4334 twinfallsrentals.com

TWIN FALLS 2000 sq ft for shop or storage at 305 Hankins Road. 734-0789 or 421-2833 or 421-2832

TWIN FALLS 1 Studio, $425, All utilities included except power w/laundry facility. 208-313-8595 TWIN FALLS 2 bdrm, 1 ba duplex, utility room, fenced, sprinklers, carport, no smoking/pets, water/ trash paid. $675. 208-420-6620

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TWIN FALLS roommate wanted, very nice house, 3 bdrm, 2 bath, male or female. $400/mo +1/2 util +dep. Call Jeff 208-293-7742. TWIN FALLS Upstairs room, fully furn. Private bath. Near CSI. $300 + shared utils. Background check. 1149 Blake St. N. 208-721-1592


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