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SMALL HOME UPGRADES OFFER BIG RETURNS
A recent release by the Appraisal Institute advises homeowners to choose upgrades instead of major remodeling projects to see the greatest potential return on investment. Here are top home updates to preserve a home’s value. READ MORE

IT’S A SELLER’S MARKET, DOESN’T MEAN YOUR HOME WILL SELL ITSELF
It’s a seller’s market in the high season, as everyone knows by now. So if your home is listed, you’re already halfway to the bank, right?

Slow your roll, O Zealous Seller! It’s still perfectly possible to scotch your own sale. There are plenty of things you should do, and avoid, to make sure you actually make it to closing day, your way. FIND OUT MORE

LATEST HOUSING STARTS (APRIL 2015)
Source: NAR Economic Updates- Lawrence Yun PhD Cheif Economist

  • New home construction is desperately needed to alleviate the on-going inventory shortage in much of the country.  Good news!  Housing starts rose decisively in April.  The growth in new home construction will further help expand employment in the construction industry.

In April, housing starts rose 20 percent from the prior month to a seasonally adjusted annualized rate of 1.14 million units.  This is the strongest activity in over 7 years.  Single-family starts rose 17 percent while multifamily starts increased 27 percent during the month.  The longer-term trend shows multifamily activity essentially back to its historic norm, but single-family starts still need to rise by another 50 percent to get back to normal. FIND OUT MORE

How to Contact Me

Cherie Barton
m: 208-890-0211
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My Credentials and Memberships

  • Certified Residential Specialist - CRS
  • CRS Accredited Buyers Representative
  • ABR Graduate Realtors Institute - GRI

My Community Involvement

  • Serve on the Board of Directors for Idaho Rivers United.
  • Past President Idaho Wildlife Federation