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May 2017

Found 3 blog entries for May 2017.

There is no doubt technology has made our lives easier in many ways. With just the tap of a few buttons, we have access to almost infinite information. Therefore, when it comes time to sell our house, we most certainly hit the internet first. Chances are, you will research recent homes that have sold in your area as well as use home value estimator tools. The most common is probably the “zestimate” value that can be found on Zillow.

Home value estimators can be a great place to start, but unfortunately, they are just that…a starting point. While algorithms and analytics can analyze millions of data points, they can only go so far in truly understanding the real estate market neighborhood by neighborhood. And when it comes down to it, the market really

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As the weather heats up, so will the real estate market, meaning the streets are soon to be lined with open house signs. If you are thinking about buying a home in the near future, you may think about going on a few open house tours to view what’s available in your desired neighborhood. However, there are a few questions you may want to think about asking if you want to get the most from your day!

  1. Can you tell me more about the house? – This one may see obvious as the question is quite vague. However, ideally you will get either the agent or the owner talking so you can easily come up with some follow up questions.
  2. Has there been a lot of interest in the property? – The answer to this question can help you understand how much competition there
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Spring is definitely popping this week in the Wood River Valley. With high temperatures approaching 70 degrees, there is no doubt your yard is looking like it might need a little TLC. While the trails are still wet and the snow is still melting, May is the perfect time to spend a little time on your home to make sure it is in tip top shape for the summer months, especially if you are thinking of selling your Sun Valley home.

Check Walkways and Patios

Freezing temperatures can wreak havoc on pathways and patios made of loose brick. Check the seams of your walkway to see if any of your pavers have shifted, risen or sunk. Fixing any uneven steps is crucial for appearance, but also for safety. Playground sand can provide an easy fix, but if you feel

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