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This is the public Blog of Debbie Holmes. Real estate agent extraordinaire, with scientific training (which makes me very good at analysis). I have three boys. One going who just graduated law school and two in graduate school. I am one lucky mom!
I talked to them a couple of years ago at a math party when prices were very low.  They could qualify but they were not ready yet.  Fast forward to December 2013.  John works with my hubby. I am in DC for my brother's 50th birthday party when John calls.  They want to buy a home.  We talk about w...
I do not know how I did it.  It might have been a bad fall last summer.  My neck back and arm flared up.  Truth is I was afraid to type or move.  Sleep was hard.  It still isn't completely better but last week I had to prioritize.  I kept the real estate deals that I had going and rested.  I had ...
I sell many homes a year.  Many of them are financed.   There are a lot of good lenders out there.  There are also lenders that are not so good.    I recommend one lender in particular because if she is involved I know exactly how the deal is going to go.  I know that if she tells me that the dea...
Call it a gut instinct.  Maybe it is a little more then an instinct.   I have some buyers and each day their search shrinks by one or two houses a day.  I am getting a little nervous.  This reduction of homes at the low end of the market signals a price rise.  The less homes available the more th...
I have been facebooking for a while now.   I started to keep track of my kids as they left home.  In 2008 I ran for House of Representatives and I started using it a lot for politics.  Later I started using it for real estate.   I have a facebook page dedicated to real estate but I use my persona...
It's a cash deal without an inspection.  My sellers signed on Sunday.  The buyers were supposed to sign at 11 AM.  When the call came from the buyers agent I was sure that she was calling to tell me her people signed.   What she called to tell me was that something was wrong with the lights upsta...
My husband's w-2 is in... My 1099 is in.  It is time for that terrible time of year. Tax time.  So far I still use Turbo Tax.  I use the home and business program.   I have 3 different business, a kid in college, a hubby and some stock 1099's.   For as little as I make it is a lot of work. It is ...
In our business sometimes one thing going wrong can make other deals fall. We don't like sales that are contingent on other sales.  We advise our sellers against them.  So we let the sale be contingent on funding.   The unspoken fact may be that the buyer might not qualify for the new loan as lon...
I was showing houses so much they were running into each other.   I was going all over the valley with my clients.  They wanted to see everything in every community.   I was also handling another client.  By Wed I was exhausted.  I had worked the whole weekend.   They asked a question before 7 AM...
They are great clients.   They made a good offer that was rejected last week.  They are fun to work with!  The semester just started and they placed another offer that was countered to high.    She seemed a bit shakey on Friday so we took the weekend off and will start again on Monday. We will ta...

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This is a blog about all things real estate (and a few extras). I blog about my buyers, sellers, listings, short sales, the real estate market. I am internet savvy and am trying to learn more skills. I like blogging because I get to share information with other real estate professionals and my clients. I can find you a great home in the Treasure Valley. I was the Democratic Nominee for CD2, Idaho for the US Congress. I have two website: