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November 2015

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If you’ve lived in your home for several years, chances are you’ve accumulated a ton of stuff. From photos to drawings, favorite toys and a wealth of other things related to you and your family, your house is filled with personal items. While you love all those things, if you are trying to sell your home, they become unnecessary clutter that could play a role in how long the house stays on the market.

Clutter Detracts from Your Home

The things you accumulate while living in a home may have value to you, but when trying to sell, they can actually detract from your home and the final sale price. When the home is filled with items, it gives the appearance that it is smaller, which is the exact opposite of what you want when selling. Your goal is to

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The holidays don’t have to be stressful. If you implement a few organizational strategies for the upcoming holiday season, you won’t feel overwhelmed or rushed. Try a few of these suggestions to make the holidays a little more manageable:

Time saving tips

Create a Christmas gift list for your family, friends, and co-workers. Make sure the list includes the gift recipient, their age, your projected budget for the gift, and the actual cost. Keep the list in a binder and you’ll simply update some of the information for the following year. Turn the list into a digital file to make things even easier for next year.

Do you always scramble to locate addresses for your friends and family or do you spend hours cutting and pasting from your contact

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Idaho has been making headlines a lot lately – in a good way. Whenever a new list is released for the best places to live, work, or play in the U.S., an Idaho city makes the list. Last week, USAToday.com released its list of America’s 50 best cities to live in, and not surprisingly, Meridian, Idaho made the #1 spot.

USAToday.com weighed many aspects when determining the best places to live, including the quality of schools, how healthy the local job market is, the safety of the community, the culture of the city, housing affordability and even the climate. Each city had to have populations over 65,000 or more to qualify and data was retrieved from the U.S. Census Bureau.

Interestingly, the most desirable cities on the list had an

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