Emmett, ID - 57°
Beautiful custom built home in desirable Hillsdale Sub. Set up perfect for entertaining and features a grand dining area, sun valley marble counter tops, double oven, great room & family room or rec room, 4 zone HVAC, radiant floor heating, wired for surround sound. 30×14 attached storage or shop with overhead door. Situated on 1 acre and features In ground barbeque pit, covered patio, deck and gorgeous views!
Star Idaho is a great little community just outside of Boise. This quiet small town was originally created by a boom in the railroad and agricultural industries many years ago, but Star remains the trading center of a working community which earns its living for the most part from the soil. The homes here offer a little more elbow room and easy access to the big city when you want it.
Are you looking for homes in Star Idaho or Emmett? I can help you find the best homes in Idaho easily! Contact me today to find out what an experienced REALTOR® can do to help you make the right move!
you need to know what is happoing to help Emmett
A recent National Association of Realtors survey revealed that nearly eight out of ten believe buying a home is still a good financial decision.
The eighth annual Housing Opportunity Pulse Survey found that despite job security concerns being the highest reported in the last eight years, buying is still on the minds of Americans.
More than two-thirds of those surveyed, 68 percent, still think that “now is a good time to buy a home.” And though cost remains an impediment for many buyers, the majority of respondents worry about the drop in home values. This is happening all across the nation as neighborhoods combat the effects of rampant foreclosures.
Over half surveyed say that foreclosures are a moderate to big problem in their area. And recent statistics from Zillow.com show that foreclosures are still on the rise. Last year’s survey indicated that the blame for foreclosures was on those who bought homes they couldn’t afford. That focus and blame has now shifted to the ailing job market, with layoffs and unemployment
There is concern, as well, over banks and lending standards. The majority of those surveyed worry that “banks have made it too hard to qualify for a home mortgage loan.”
Are there new buyers waiting to enter the housing market? The survey reveals that 39 percent of renters feel that owning a home at some point in the future is a high priority. And 24 percent rank it as a moderate priority. That could be good news for a market desperate for buyers.
Home prices have begun to show their first signs of rising; mortgages rates like we’ve seen simply will not be around forever. If you are looking to enjoy some of the best living in Idaho contact me today to start finding the real estate you’ve been searching for!!
There’s a lot of talk in the Idaho real estate market about how we’ve returned to a sellers market; why it’s very much true that it is a great time to sell there are a few good reasons why this year is also a great time to buy!
So much so that we’ve got to encourage you not to wait; here are three big reasons why you may want to consider buying a home before the year is out.
Rates Are Only Rising
Years ago a single digit mortgage rate seemed like an impossible dream. Last year mortgage rates bottomed out at 3.55% and the Federal Reserve decided to bolster this key rate; the rate went up to right at 4%. Over the next few years this trend is expected to continue and rates could be into the 6% zone by 2019.
Inventory Is Shrinking
It’s even made the national news! Available real estate inventory is low, especially here in Idaho! That means listings are moving fast and there’s no guarantee that the home you’re in love with will be available next week or next month. Experts agree this trend is likely to continue and chances are interested buyers will have even fewer homes to choose from next year than they do today.
Home Prices Are Still Going Up
This is one key reason why sellers who have been sitting on their investments are so happy – things are finally leveling out from the real estate bubble years ago. As we have yet to see a real ceiling for increase here in the valley this will most likely continue meaning that they best time to get the best price is very likely right now.
Whether you’ve been thinking about making a move for some time and just weren’t sure, or are looking to make a fast turn around in this liquid market it’s a great time to be in real estate! Our agents have the insight you’ll need to find the properties you want and make an informed decision – we hope that you will consider us when looking for the right agent to make things happen!