Q. I currently own a 2 bed/1 bath manufactured home that we have out grown. I’ve looked into building on the property & but they want a minimum of 20% down plus cost on the existing mortgage. My income doesn’t meet current lending options either apparently. Based on current market rates and condition of the […]
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Ask the Agent: My House Won’t Sell, What Do I Do?
Q. My house won’t sell. I’m in Coeur d’Alene. What do I do? A. Honestly, without knowing more about your situation, I can only speculate. However, in my years of experience every home that hasn’t sold has been narrowed down to 2 reasons… Price Exposure First and foremost, pricing your home right over comes ALL […]
Ask the Agent: Is there down payment assistance available in Coeur d’Alene or Post Falls?
Q. Is there down payment assistance available in Coeur d’Alene or Post Falls? A. YES. Absolutely! Post Falls has several down payment options, including loans with zero down payment. Coeur d’Alene has available some loans with down payment assistance for income qualified buyers. Want to know if you can get into a home with zero […]
Ask the Agent: If a house in Coeur d’Alene is in pre-foreclosure, is there a way to find out when it will be listed with a Real Estate company?
Q. If a house in Coeur d’Alene is in pre-foreclosure, is there a way to find out when it will be listed with a Real Estate company? My husband and I found a house that we are interested in buying in Coeur d’Alene that is a pre-foreclosure. Is there a way that we can find […]
How much is a down payment?
Ask The Agent: Finding Your Home's Assessed Value
Not sure what Kootenai County assessed your home at? Want to know how to find that value? Check this out – I created a section on our website that includes the video below as well as links and resources to finding your Kootenai County assessed property value as well as appealing the value, etc. Just […]
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Video: Ask The Agent: How Much Does Buyer Agent Commission Matter
Ask The Agent: My Home Is Underwater, Commission Amount is a Crime, Advice Needed
Ask The Agent: My Home Is Underwater, Commission Amount is a Crime, Advice Needed. Q. My home is partially underwater and I really can’t imagine forking out $40k in commission. It’s almost a crime to collect that amount of money. Any advice? A. I addressed your question fairly specifically in the video, so please take […]
Do you need an attorney when purchasing North Idaho Real Estate?
The answer is, it depends. Real estate purchases in North Idaho do not require the services of an attorney (unlike some other states). In fact, for most transactions, hiring an attorney to assist you can be an unnecessary use of your money. There has been a recent rash of ‘blog’ posts recently promoting the services […]