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Minimize ‘Shrinkage’ when Selling Your Nampa House
Avoid Shrinkage when Selling Your Nampa House
Selling Your Nampa House? First, Do No Harm!

The often-quoted first principle of the physicians’ Hippocratic Oath, “first, do no harm,” constitutes a ‘safety first’ message meant to curb over-enthusiastic docs from prescribing a cure that’s worse than the disease.

For local homeowners who are preparing their Nampa homes for sale, if there were a Homeowners’ Oath, the same proscription could apply. That was the essence of Ana Durrani’s essay on last week’s realtor.com’s …


Some Nampa ARMs Hit a LIBOR End of the Road
The End of LIBOR has Nampa ARM Loan Implications You Say ‘LIBOR,” I Say ‘SOFR’ — Can’t Call the Whole Thing Off!

If you have ever taken out one of those Nampa adjustable-rate mortgages (ARMs), you may have come across the term “LIBOR.” It’s short for London Interbank Offered Rate — an acronym for the index that’s often used as a benchmark for determining the periodic interest rate adjustments made on many Nampa adjustable-rate home loans.

ARMs carry limitations to how high or low future interest rates can be adjusted…


Fall in Nampa Gives Rise to an Ancient Impulse
Does Fall in Nampa Trigger an Ancient Impulse?
Is This ‘a Thing’ as Fall Arrives in Nampa?

If you ask people what they call it when everyone seems to get the same impulse to open the house to get everything freshened up, it’s a fair bet that most of them will say, “spring cleaning.” That’s fair enough. But over the next month or so, a lot of Nampa householders are going to be heeding a similar impulse, even if there’s no universal name for it.

You’d have to call this underrated…


City of the Future is a Big Idea — but is it Fun?
Middleton Residents Cogitate on Model City Plans
Why Middleton Residents May Delay Move to “Telosa”

It’s probably fair to say that when a typical Middleton resident hears some of the more strikingly novel details about what urban life will be like in the future, he or she is likely to take them with a grain or two of salt. One example that recently hit the CNN airwaves was a project for “Telosa” — a new kind of city in America.

The final vision is for a 5,000,000-resident…


Middleton Realtors® — Beyond the 230-plus Actions
Revisiting the Middleton Realtor’s® Indispensable Role
Why Middleton Realtors® Earn their Place as the Peoples’ Choice

It wasn’t too long ago that we revisited the famous list that cites the more than 230 critical actions that Realtors® may be called upon to perform for their clients. That fabled list continues to attract web traffic, principally owing to its popularity with agents who like to reprint it. As previously noted, it is a little bit hyperbolic: no Realtor is ever called upon to perform hundreds of services in any single transaction. …


Middleton House Flippers: Part of a Popular Group
Middleton House Flippers Go for More than Entertainment
Wall Street Smiles on House Flipper Efforts

House-flipping has become a staple in the realm of reality TV entertainment — and why not? One of the deep pleasures of that actual Middleton house-flippers experience is the feeling of accomplishment that goes with turning a fixer into an eager buyer’s dream house. Another is the financial accomplishment that accompanies the quick sale of a fixed-and-flipped property. …


Caldwell House Flippers: Part of a Popular Group
Caldwell House Flippers Go for More than Entertainment
Wall Street Smiles on House Flipper Efforts

House-flipping has become a staple in the realm of reality TV entertainment — and why not? One of the deep pleasures of that actual Caldwell house-flippers experience is the feeling of accomplishment that goes with turning a fixer into an eager buyer’s dream house. Another is the financial accomplishment that accompanies the quick sale of a fixed-and-flipped property. …


Caldwell Realtors® — Beyond the 230-plus Actions
Revisiting the Caldwell Realtor’s® Indispensable Role
Why Caldwell Realtors® Earn their Place as the Peoples’ Choice

It wasn’t too long ago that we revisited the famous list that cites the more than 230 critical actions that Realtors® may be called upon to perform for their clients. That fabled list continues to attract web traffic, principally owing to its popularity with agents who like to reprint it. As previously noted, it is a little bit hyperbolic: no Realtor is ever called upon to perform hundreds of services in any single transaction. …


City of the Future is a Big Idea — but is it Fun?
Caldwell Residents Cogitate on Model City Plans
Why Caldwell Residents May Delay Move to “Telosa”

It’s probably fair to say that when a typical Caldwell resident hears some of the more strikingly novel details about what urban life will be like in the future, he or she is likely to take them with a grain or two of salt. One example that recently hit the CNN airwaves was a project for “Telosa” — a new kind of city in America.

The final vision is for a 5,000,000-resident…


City of the Future is a Big Idea — but is it Fun?
Nampa Residents Cogitate on Model City Plans
Why Nampa Residents May Delay Move to “Telosa”

It’s probably fair to say that when a typical Nampa resident hears some of the more strikingly novel details about what urban life will be like in the future, he or she is likely to take them with a grain or two of salt. One example that recently hit the CNN airwaves was a project for “Telosa” — a new kind of city in America.

The final vision is for a 5,000,000-resident…

Lydia Roy

After moving away from Idaho to California and Arizona, I am back! Idaho is home for me. My husband, our three kids, and I enjoy the simple life.

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