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2009 

In these trying times there are some victims you might not even expect and are often overlooked; our children.  We're busier now than ever before trying to hold things together.  Children are sensitive to the stress and pressure their parents and guardians are under.  In some cases Children beco...
04/18/2009
  Here's a great post from my friend Sara who I'm currently working with.  She makes some great points on the pitfalls of short sales.     Short sale listings contribute 35% of the active listings in Kuna. But in this year only 16% of the sold listingsare short sale listings.There are several rea...
04/14/2009
Okay, we see the big boys and girls on the featured pages all the time.  They're the "MEGA" contributors to AR what they write we all like to read.  They're well known and well respected for their talents. I've been fortuante enough to grace the featured pages twice but these people have been th...
04/10/2009
It looks as if Avimor the large planned community north west of Boise off Highway 55 is up for sale.  The developer SunCor has included it in the majority sale of their assets in a plan to downsize the company. The Avimor development is a 23,000 -acre property being developed to encompass 650-ho...
04/10/2009
Okay if I have to admit I was wrong or more appropriately I was given the wrong information.  Here's what I was told and becasue of the comments posted I went back and asked again.   "Here's a little known fact at least to me anyway.  Did you that all the certifications and designations the guru...
04/08/2009
The world of pre-foreclosures, foreclosures and short sales can most aply be compared to the wild west.  It's the latest gold rush in the real estate industry.  While I try to do my part as an agent to help Idaho homeowners  avoid foreclosure I can't reach them all fast enough. As a licensed age...
04/06/2009
Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are set to pay more 210 million in bonuses throughout the next year.  Deemed "retention awards" in a letter from the companies' regulator.  Why is it tax payers are funding "retention awards" to keep the same people who got those companies into trouble?  I'm not a big ...
04/03/2009
Property values have taken a hit in Ada county.  The cities of Boise, Meridian, Eagle, Kuna, and Star have all seen decreases.  So it is likely that you property tax will be going down.  Well it's complicated or so they say.  It seems pretty cut and dry but Ada county Bob McQuade says that's not...
04/03/2009
New Boise Trash Pickup Schedule We're all creatures of habit. Every Wednesday night I drag my garbage cans to the street but after years of the same ole same ole it seems we're in for a change. Many residents in Boise, Eagle, and Star and unincorporated parts of Ada county will be getting a chan...
04/02/2009
We already know and appreciate how much Active Rain provides for us.  It's been such a great place to learn and interact with industry professionals.  So I wanted to do something I do in my business but have yet to do here.  I wanted to say thanks to a couple of Active Rain staffers that have he...
04/01/2009
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