Category: Buying

What Do the Lowest Mortgage Rates in History Mean for Homeowners and Buyers?

Idaho Real Estate How Do Low Mortgage Rates Help

In July, the average 30-year fixed-rate mortgage fell below 3% for the first time in history.1 And while many Americans have rushed to take advantage of this unprecedented opportunity, others question the hype. Are today’s rates truly a bargain? While average mortgage rates have drifted between 4% and 5% in recent years, they haven’t always […]

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Is Now a Good Time to Buy or Sell Real Estate?

June 2020 Is Now A Good Time To Sell

Traditionally, spring is one of the busiest times of the year for real estate. However, the coronavirus outbreak—and subsequent stay-at-home orders—led many buyers and sellers to put their moving plans on hold. In April, new listings fell nearly 45%, and sales volume fell 15% compared to last year.1 Fortunately, as restrictions have eased, we’ve seen […]

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5 Steps to Finding Your Next Home

November 2019 5 Steps To Finding Your Home Calibre Real Estate

Whether you’re a first-time buyer or a seasoned homeowner, shopping for a new home can feel daunting. In fact, 56% of buyers said that “finding the right property” was the most difficult step in the home buying process.[1] Buying a home is a significant commitment of both time and money. And a home purchase has […]

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Cazador breaking ground in Kuna!

Your Idaho Homes Kuna Real Estate Cazador Subdivision

DB Development of Eagle is starting construction on a new 207-house subdivision called Cazador. The neighborhood, located south of I-84 off Ten Mile Road, will be built in four phases. The first phase will include 47 houses and is set to complete in fall 2019, with homes priced around $350,000. The neighborhood will also include […]

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Top 10 Myths That Trip Up First-Time Home Buyers

Calibre Real Estate Top 10 Home Buying Myths

If you’re thinking about buying a home, you’ve probably received your share of advice from family and friends. Add to that the constant stream of TV shows, news segments, and social media posts that over-simplify the home buying process for easy entertainment. With so much information to sift through, it can be tough to distinguish […]

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