Denise Rhodes's Blog Posts

Why A Home Inspection Is A Good Idea Even If You Waive The Contingency

In these crazy times, we are seeing more and more buyers waive the Home Inspection Contingency in order to gain leverage on other offers. Even if you waive the inspection contingency, you should

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5 Summer Blooming Bulbs To Plant This Spring

These fast-growing bulbs will brighten your garden this summerBy Marianne Lipanovich - HouzzFall gets all the glory as the time to plant bulbs, but some favorite summer-blooming bulbs prefer to be

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6 Spring Cleaning Tips To Get You Started

The flowers are blooming, the birds are serenading, and the house still feels like it's stuck with winter blues. Spring cleaning is a tradition that allows us to freshen up our homes and

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Your ClutterClearing Plan For The New Year

I ran across this article in Houzz by Laura Gaskill and it seemed like a good alternative to a New Year’s resolution. Tackle these tasks month by month for a decluttering strategy that will

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Top 10 Housing Markets For 2021

According to a recent survey conducted by Realtor.com, the top housing markets of 2021 include tech hubs, state capitals, and small cities. Experts expect these markets to see higher sales and price

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Coctails To Warm Up Your Winter

Check out these winter coctails from Cheers Online.BY: MELISSA DOWLINGIt’s been a crazy year, to say the least, but we are grateful for so much. Namely, for our readers and all of the

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5 Tips For Buying In A Sellers Market

Sound advice from Opendoor.comCompetition in real estate can be exhausting. You might really love the killer school district, convenient commute, or local attractions that made an area your #1;

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7 Things Professional Organizers Really Wish You Wouldnt Do

By Jennifer Kelly Geddes | Sep 8, 2020Think it's high time to organize your closet, declutter your junk drawer, or tame the chaos in your kids' rooms—or maybe your entire house?Home organization

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Idahos New First Time Home Buyer Savings Account

The following is a news release from the Idaho State Tax Commission.BOISE — A new law allows first-time home buyers in Idaho to save money toward the purchase of a home while reducing how much

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Put Your Happiness To The Test

I found this article from Laws of Attraction interestesting and wanted to share it with you. Here are 10 real-life experiments you can put to the test, to start creating and living a happy life

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5 Tips For Picking The Right Mortgage Lender

5 Tips for Picking the Right Mortgage LenderTiffany PattersonOne of the most complicated decisions you will likely make concerning your home mortgage will be which lender to choose. Today there are

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4th Of July Easy To Make Coctails

It's time for Flags, Bar-B-Ques and Red, White and Booze. Here are some easy 4th of July coctails from countryliving.com to help with the celebration. Strawberry-Lemonade Punch BY SARAH

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Tips For Increasing Your Homes Value

Thinking about selling? Here are some tips from DIYNetwork for adding value to your home. Home Improvements: Under $100 Tip 1: Spend an hour with a pro.Invite a realtor or interior designer

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Buying A House During COVID19 Lockdown A RealLife Account

It's a weird time to be buying a house -- but people are still doing it! Read below to hear what Lena Katz has to say about this time in our lives.First-time homebuyer Lauren Brown and her husband

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Spring Worthy Cocktails To Enjoy

It's time to start enjoying the long days, and what better way than to have a delicious cocktail in hand? The return of spring brings with it a new crop of bright, fresh drinks. From updated takes

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Repaint Cabinets For An Instant Kitchen Facelift

Repaint Cabinets for an Instant Kitchen FaceliftLooking for an inexpensive update to your kitchen? Check out these tips. If your kitchen cabinets have seen better days, a fantastic weekend DIY

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What Not To Do After Qualifying For A Mortgage Loan

What Not To Do After Qualifying For A Mortgage LoanSo you are getting ready to secure a loan for your dream home. Securing the loan is only half the equation: it is important to know that the time

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Inexpensive Solutions For Moving To A New State

With so many of my clients getting ready to move to our beautiful state of Idaho, I thought a few money saving tips might help. Here is what moving.com suggests...Looking for cheap ways to move

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Protect Your Credit So There Are No Surprises When Its Time To Buy

Keeping your credit protected is always important. Avoid unwelcome surprises to your credit this holiday season by following a few simple steps from Lifelock and Kim Porter for Symantec.The

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Fall Is A Great Time To Buy A Home

Wondering if now is a good time to buy a home? Check out this article from Erik Martin.We're heading into the cooler autumn months. Football season is in prime swing. The kids have been back in

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10 TIPS TO HELP YOU STAY HEALTHY DURING FLU SEASON

Fall is here, which means flu season is upon us. One way to help keep the alergies and germs at bay in your new home is to make sure your filters have been changed. This can help keep the air in

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Getting Your Home Ready For The New Season

Tips From OrganizedHome.comEven if you are not planning to sell your home immediately, these tips will help keep your home in shape, retain its curb appeal and possibly even stave off any

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10 Labor Free Cocktails For Labor Day

Summer brings BBQ's, and what better way to celebrate with friends? Of course by having a few cool, easy, refreshing drink recipes! Here are a few I found fromEmily BellMost of us know Labor

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