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Vacation Preparation for Your Home

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Home Vacation Preparation Are you excitedly preparing for your next vacation? While you pack your bags and plan your itinerary, it's important not to forget about home vacation preparation for your time away. Here are some helpful tips to keep your home safe and secure while you enjoy your time off.  Download the Infographic Here! Unplug Small Appliances and Electronic Devices To avoid potential fire hazards while you are away, unplug small appliances and electronic devices. This includes things like toasters, coffee makers, and...

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Introducing Caleb Krebs – Our Newest Lexar Homes of Treasure Valley Idaho Home Consultant

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Meet Our Home Consultant at Lexar Treasure Valley   We're excited to announce that Caleb Krebs has joined our team as a Lexar Homes of Treasure Valley Idaho home consultant! With over a decade of experience in sales management and leadership, including five years of on-your-land home building sales in Idaho, Caleb is a true asset to our team. He brings with him a passion for building trust and relationships, which is sure to be a game-changer for the team. Caleb is a...

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House Designs – What’s Hot and What’s Not 

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] House Designs - What's Hot and What's Not    When it comes to coming up with house designs, homeowners want to create a space that reflects their unique style and needs. With so many options available, it can be overwhelming to decide which design elements to incorporate into your custom house plan. To help inspire you, here are some trends in custom house plan designs that are currently hot - and some that are not.   What's Hot:   Open Floor Plans One of the most popular...

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Benefits of Building A New Home Over Buying Used

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Benefits of Building A New Home Over Buying Used When looking to move into a new home, you may be faced with the decision of whether to buy used or build a new home that’s tailored to fit your wants and needs. Because building allows you to customize your house, gives the most flexibility, and is a worthwhile investment, it’s often the most desirable path to take. Below, we highlight some of the reasons building a home has substantial benefits over buying...

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Multigenerational Home Plans Design Ideas

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Multigenerational Home Plans The past couple of years have been great for sellers because they were able to cash in while the market was hot – extremely hot. Buyers were chomping at the bit to buy a home. They were offering more than a home’s true value. They were foregoing the usual contingencies that would help to protect them from getting a raw deal. They were even offering cash!  In such a competitive market, it became more common for households to be...

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2022 Mortgage Interest Rate Predictions Update

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]   2022 Mortgage Interest Rate Predictions - Mid Year Update   With 2022 almost halfway over, we wanted to share with you an update for 2022 mortgage interest rate predictions from experts around the country. We also give some insight and outline the facts about home buying in today’s market. There’s a lot of noise out there right now in regards to inflation, the economy, interest rates, home prices, and the state of the market. Many buyers are now, more than ever, wondering, “Should...

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How to Choose the Right Location to Build a New Home

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Choosing the Right Location to Build a New Home    When deciding to build a new home, it’s important to consider the many factors that can impact your lifestyle.   Building a home is one of the biggest decisions you can make in your life, and ensuring you make informed decisions within each step of the process is crucial. When considering the many factors that go into choosing a location, figuring out how much house you can afford is a great first step in...

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Size of New Single Family Homes on the Rise

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Size of New Single Family Homes on the Rise  Average sizes for new homes are on the rise. Based on research from the NAHB, the average size for new construction single family homes is up to 2,561 square feet.   When the great recession hit the United States in the late 2000’s, the average size of a single family home dropped considerably from around 2,500 down to almost 2,000 square feet. Since then, the average size for new single family homes has...

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2022 Mortgage Interest Rate Expert Predictions

Wondering if it’s still a good time to buy? We’ve researched the 2022 forecasts from some of the top experts in the mortgage lending industry to help you come up with the right answer for your situation.    Is it the right time to buy? Should you wait it out for a lower rate? What are the risks of waiting? Trying to find the right answer to these questions can be stressful. There is a lot of information floating around regarding...

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Choosing the Right House Plan

Browsing through house plans to determine the right one for you can certainly be overwhelming, but mapping out the details before you start your search can help you feel more confident in the process.   Whether it’s your first home or you have owned multiple, buying and building a home is a momentous accomplishment. Not only that, it’s also an investment that most people won’t get many opportunities to make in their lives. Regardless of if it’s a first home, move up...

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