Archive for September, 2012

Featured Home by Holly Wright – $115,000

Saturday, September 22nd, 2012

1793 320th Street, Sloan, IA [youtube] Affordable country living. Just under 5 acres to call your own. Horses welcome. Some new windows, hardwood floors, dining room with built ins, kitchen with lots of cupboards and a pantry, main floor laundry. Crawl space has a safe room for unexpected storms. Large deck. 30×22 steel building…Read More »

Featured Home by Vanessa Lefler-Larned – $124,900

Saturday, September 22nd, 2012

3606 Dupont, Sioux City, IA Northside Raised Ranch. 5 Spacious Bedrooms with big windows, Master Bedroom also HOSTS a Master Bath for your VERY Own!! Wonderful Updated Kitchen,Spacious well lit with Natural light. Open Concept to the Large Living Area. Lower Level of this Home is bright and cheerful which Host 2 Bedrooms 1Bath, Craft…Read More »

Featured Home by Barb Maxon – $130,000

Friday, September 21st, 2012

3406 Dodge, Sioux City, IA 3 bedroom 2 bath ranch home with 16 x 20 3 season room with fireplace. Kitchen cabinets were replaced in 2006 and flooring, counter tops and sink and appliances. New carpet in LR in 2010. 7×9 and 5×10 closets in basement. Shingles replaced in 2008, windows by Window World in…Read More »

Featured Home by Eric Banks – $129,000

Friday, September 21st, 2012

909 Shannon Dr, Jefferson, SD This beautiful home sits in a quiet neighborhood and offers a spacious living and kitchen area, master bedroom with a master bath and double walk-in closets, whirlpool tub, partially finished basement, main floor laundry, an oversized garage, and a beautifully landscaped yard with a large above ground pool and deck.

Home Buyers Tip | Upfront Fees

Thursday, September 20th, 2012

Buyers beware that your lender may require some fees upfront.  Such as an appraisal fee, this upfront fee is fairly common and can be unexpected to some buyers, because it is associated with closing costs.  Instead of paying for it at closing, which many may assume, some banks prefer you to pay the fee before…Read More »

Featured Home by Barbie Berger – $44,950

Wednesday, September 19th, 2012

306 Barre St, Kingsley, IA 3 bedroom, 1 bath home, on corner lot in Kingsley. New central A/C in 2008, updated electrical panel, updated main bath, 1 stall garage. Needs a little TLC. This property is being sold-as-is, subject to a short sale.

What’s The Right Home For You?

Wednesday, September 19th, 2012

  Are you looking for a home? Before deciding which house to buy, think about your lifestyle, your current and anticipated housing needs, and your budget. It’s a good idea to create a prioritized list of features you want in your next home – you’ll soon discover finding the right house involves striking a balance…Read More »

Barbie Albenesius Testimonial from Fairbanks

Saturday, September 15th, 2012

Barbie (Albenesius) went out of her way in many ways to help us out finding a home!  We would recommend Barbie Berger to any of our friends or family looking to buy or sell a home!  Fairbanks

Home Ownership vs Rental Costs

Friday, September 14th, 2012

To a family that is renting, it comes as no surprise to hear that rental rates are going up. With these rates continuing to rise, buying a home looks better and more practical than ever. Not only does purchasing a home provide a more secure future for you, but the advantages of home ownership are…Read More »

Home Buyers Tip | Be Prepared To Make An Offer

Thursday, September 13th, 2012

  Be prepared to make an offer.  House-hunting can be frustrating, especially if you know in your heart you’re not really emotionally or financially ready to buy a home.  If you’re not ready, don’t put yourself through the exercise.