2018 was an exciting year for real estate in the Wood River Valley, with sales bypassing the 1,000 mark for the first time since 2005! While this is exciting news, what’s even better is that the Sun Valley Market has shown steady growth over the past three years, which has helped keep fears of another bubble at bay. Consistent and steady growth, especially in a resort market like ours, is ideal for any market and helps both buyers and sellers.
Our office has put together a detailed report on the 2018 Sun Vall... read more
This summer, make your backyard an inviting space for entertaining friends and family or simply a space to relax under the stars.Just adding neutral tones, modern accent furniture and organic texture to your space can make your own backyard feel like a resort. Keeping your design elements earthy and naturalwill bring a light and airy feel to even the smallest of outdoor spaces.Paper & Stitch BlogIf you don't currently treat your outdoor area like an extended living space, consider buying a few c... read more
An updated and wholesome house not only makes a good impression for anyone visiting, but will wow potential buyers. Recent and well done home improvements increase the value of your home. Even if you aren’t planning on selling your home anytime soon, these improvements are worth the investment. So stop pushing the house to-do list aside, pick up the tools, and get to work on these worthwhile projects.
Face it, kitchen appliances from twenty years ago just aren’t that appea... read more
Renovating or upgrading your home seems like a simple idea, right? Figure out what you want to do and find a contractor to do it. But there is so much more that goes into renovating and so many common mistakes that can make an upgrade or renovation go south very quickly. Below are some common mistakes you want to be sure you avoid when you begin the renovation process or even when you start thinking about renovating.
· Kitchen revamp – One of th... read more
Up and down the Wood River Valley, sales of vacant land continue to happen at a dizzying rate. In 2017, there was a 56% increase in vacant land sales over 2016 (153 vs 98 sales in 2016), and a 29% jump in sold dollar volume ($48 million vs $37 million in 2016).
With higher-than-normal building costs (due to issues like last year’s wildfires in Alberta, for example), one might expect land sales to start to wane. But after the first quarter of 2018, that is hardly the case. There have already been 12 more land... read more