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Boise, ID HUD Homes for Sale - Idaho Real Estate

by Randy Gridley

Boise, ID HUD Homes for Sale - Idaho Real Estate

HUD Homes are Sold "AS IS" by Electronic Bid Only.  Property availability is given on www.HUDHomestore.com .  Almost anyone if you have the cash or can qualify for a loan will be able to purchase a HUD property.  Be sure to click on Idaho then on Boise or whichever surrounding cities around Boise, ID that you are interested in. For property conditions, forms, disclosure and  availability please visit www.HUDHomestore.com.

Financing or cash for HUD Homes

HUD does not provide direct financing to buyers of HUD Homes. Buyers must obtain financing through either their own cash reserves or a mortgage lender.

Initial Bidding Time Frame for HUD Properties

HUD properties in the beginning are only offered to persons that are going to be owner occupiers.  Following the time frame period for owner occupants, unsold properties are available to all buyers , including investors. 

Where to go find HUD Additional Updates

For additional forms, updates, step-by-step video and free photo list, please visit www.BLBResources.com. BLB Resources makes no warranty as to condition of property.  Buyer and buyers agent to verify all information about the individual property buyer wants to make a bid on.

For some active HUD Homes please click on any of the IDX/IMLS listings below to view a few active HUD homes:

 

Granite Countertops – Care and Stain Management

by Randy Gridley

Granite Countertops – Care and Stain Management

Granite countertops can be a beautiful accent to your kitchen. However, with this type of investment comes the worry that if something happens how will you clean it properly and keep the beauty of your granite countertops looking new.

Agents that Stain your Granite Countertops

As a granite countertop owner, or someone that is considering the installation of granite countertops, you will want to make sure that you understand how your countertops need to be treated.  Knowing what can damage your granite is the key to keeping it looking good.

Some of the most common agents that can stain your granite countertops include blood from raw meats, acidic foods like lemons and vinegar, and even wines, especially light or white wines. All these items can soak into the pores of the granite leaving stains and possibility producing a foul odor. Other common staining items include orange juice, coffee and cream.

Preventing Stains on your Granite Countertops

Once you have installed granite countertops, you will want to do a few things to ensure you are protecting them from possible staining. One of the best ways to do this is to seal your countertops biannually or as needed. You can find granite-sealing products where you purchased your countertops or even local hardware stores. Granite is extremely porous so without being properly sealed, you can risk having you countertops easily stained or watermarked.

It is also imperative to clean your granite countertops regularly after each use. Never use abrasive sponges or cleansers on your countertops. Clean granite with mild soap and water and a soft towel. Cleaning immediately after use will help keep your granite in good shape.

Stain Removal on your Granite Countertops

Of course, no matter how careful you are, you may eventually end up with a stain on your beautiful granite countertops. Should this happen it is best to address the stain as quickly as possible to have the best chance of effectively removing the stain.

A common agent that helps to remove stains from granite countertops is acetone. Acetone is helpful in removing peanut butter, cream, and fruit juices as long as you follow specific directions on how to use the acetone effectively on your countertops.

If you have decided to have granite countertops in your home, understanding how to use them and clean them properly can be the best way to ensure your granite countertops stay beautiful for years to come.  This video can help you see how to remove stains from your granite countertop as well as cleaning tips for basic upkeep. 

Columbia Village, Boise, Idaho

by Randy Gridley

Columbia Village, Boise, Idaho

Looking for a community that has it all? Look no further than Columbia Village, Boise, Idaho.  Columbia Village, located in the southeast part of Boise, Idaho, is a community for every season of life.

With an active neighborhood watch and a technologically integrated neighborhood watch, Columbia Village, Boise, Idaho has something for everyone. The community recreation center is loaded with amenities. You can find an adult lap pool, indoor racquetball court, and a state of the art workout room all for community use. In addition, there are four swimming pools to choose from throughout the community.

The Columbia Village, Boise, Idaho provides to its residents a Frisbee golf course, outdoor tennis court, and even an adult and children’s library. You can rent a spacious meeting room with full kitchen at no charge to residents. The community even provides RV storage rental for those residents that require this amenity.

Located in the Boise School District, this community has many excellent schools nearby as well as access to childcare centers and preschools. With a beautiful, serene view and the proximity to everything you need, you may want to consider Columbia Village, Boise Idaho for your next home.

View current available homes  updated daily furnished by IDX/MLS in Columbia Village:

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