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To Find RealEstate this week TURN THIS IDAHOSTATESMAN.COM • IDAHO STATESMAN ADVERTISING SUPPLEMENT SATURDAY, AUGUST 15, 2009 SECTION OVER — FEATURED COMMUNITY — PIONEER ESTATES 892 S. Threave, Kuna – $149,900 “The Maverick” - 1564 sq. ft./3 Bed/2.5 Bath, 2 Car Garage Affordability does not mean sacriﬁcing quality. This original, two story stunner will turn your head. Alder cabinets, stainless steel appliance package, breakfast bar, panty, 3” custom trim, arched doorways & Jack and Jill bedroom/bathroom. Master suite includes walk in closet, dual vanities and soaker tub! Open Saturday 12-6 & Sunday 12-4 Dir: Meridian Rd to Kuna, S Swan Falls, E Stagecoach, S Luker, E Sadie Creek, N Threave Proudly marketed by Wendy Alexandre, 421-2109 & Kristine Haws, 484-8080 Coldwell Banker Tomlinson Group 456000-01 YOUR WEEKLY GUIDE TO: AREA BUILDERS, SUBDIVISIONS, MORTGAGE LENDERS AND MORE Idaho’s news source Since 1864 B U I L D E R s ’ s H O W C A s E f E A t U R E D C O m m U n I t y Kuna’s Pioneer Estates — Quality Starter Homes and 100 Percent Financing Many models feature basements and drive-through garages If any place in the Treasure Valley can be that is in effect through November of this year, Financing and Tax Credit Available called a hot spot for real estate, it’s Kuna. the financing is more accessible and afford- If you’re looking for a good deal, Kuna is able than in other areas of Ada County. “We had to start building more.” the place to go. That’s what Clayton Brandt, construction For Pioneer Estates, the bonus is the “100 percent financing is still available,” says Sara Solis, mortgage banker with manager for Ninety Degree Construction, location and the quality. The drive-through Pacific Residential Mortgage in Meridian. said after they actually sold out of product in garages, the basements and the oversized “If you’re in a position to qualify for a early June of this year. He’s been busy in the yards all add to the package — especially house, and you can get payments similar Pioneer Estates subdivision located just south when you’re looking at starter homes. to your rental payments, why wouldn’t of Indian Creek and less than two miles from “You can get a quality house at starter you buy right now?” she said. “Now is downtown Kuna. home prices,” Alexandre said. “We’ve got a great time to be a first-time buyer. It’s a great opportunity to buy a brand new “We’ve sold five in just a couple of four home plans under $150,000 available right home with no money down.” months,” said Realtor® Wendy Alexandre of now.” The reason Kuna is a better place than Coldwell Banker Tomlinson Group. “And there And those quality homes include sturdy, ef- other parts of the Treasure Valley is are two build jobs under discussion right now. “100 percent financing ficient 2x6 construction, knotty alder cabinets, because it qualifies for the USDA Rural Development program commonly knows We have two home plans we can barely get is still available.” quality 3” trim, stainless steel appliances as RD loans. RD loans provide you with completed before they’re sold.” — Sara Solis, Pacific Residential Mortgage and a lot more — like more stone and plenty up to 100 percent financing. One of the reasons for sunnier real estate of textures and colors in both exteriors and And with a tax credit worth 10 percent of skies over Kuna is because it qualifies for interiors that can be mixed and matched till your new home — up to $8,000 — it will the Rural Development program of the U.S. it’s just right for you. even help with an Idaho Housing FHA Department of Agriculture (RD Loans). Along (Continued on Page 9) loan, which typically covers 96.5 percent with the First Time Home Buyers Tax Credit of the purchase price. The Tax Credit Ad- Standard amenities include 2x6 con- vance 2nd Loan program, allows you to struction, arched doorways, coffered borrow from that tax credit to help make ceilings, walk-in master closets, dual up the difference or you can pocket the vanities, custom wide-trim, upgraded money for furnishings or to tuck money carpets, hand-textured walls, multi-pitch away for a rainy day. roofs, stone fronts, front landscaping, And although the tax-credit is associated sprinklers and stainless steel applianc- with “first-time” homebuyers, a person es. Eight different plans are available, will also qualify if they haven’t owned a home in more than three years. Pioneer Estates and most can be built with finished or unfinished basements so that your home This unique 138-lot subdivision is locat- The tax credit expires Dec. 1 so people can grow with your needs. ed just south of the canal in Kuna. These who want to take advantage of the pro- new three- to five-bedroom homes The new Kuna City Park is located adja- gram need to be getting prequalified and range in price from $109,900 to $182,900 cent to the community. Downtown Kuna looking for a home now. and feature oversized lots ranging from is less than two miles away. For information, contact Sara Solis at 7,300 to 16,000 square feet. Pull-through These quality, affordable Homes are 884-4652 or email her at and side-entry garages and finished or built by Ninety Degree Construction. sara.solis@pacresmort- unfinished basements on some of the Several model homes are up and ready gage.com or visit her models just add to that uniqueness of for move-in. Custom build jobs can be at Pioneer Estates Sat. the subdivision. built in about 45 days. 12-6 and Sun 12-4. VIsIt OUR WEBsItE: WWW.PIOnEERkUnA.COm f E A t U R E D C O n t I n U E D (Continued from Page 2) “Features in a home that other builders Buyers Tax credit deadline. With a lot of first consider upgrades are just standard for us,” time or entry home buyers, they are forced Brandt said. “People can’t believe they’re to look at short sales to find a home they can getting this kind of product for this price. afford. We are offering the same bargain Standard prices already come with upgrade pricing without waiting for 90-120 days for cabinets and other features. There are a an approval that may not lot of little things we come. do.” Although the The location will also homes are priced at surprise you as to just starter home prices, how close it is to down- most anyone will find a town Kuna, because floorplan that works for you won’t feel like you them or their families. actually live that close For most models at to town. Part of that is Pioneer Estates, the because of the new 4.5 three-car garage is acre park that borders standard. And that third the North side of Pio- garage may be a pull- neer Estates. through, perfect for your “It’s got that whole country feel,” boat or snowmobile trailer. Alexandre said. “That’s a really cool feature “It’s not like your we do for the Idaho lifestylist,” typical subdivi- Brandt said. sion. There’s so And then there are those much room out basements, which are rare here. It’s nice to around here in any kind have some good of home. And they come space between finished or unfinished, your homes.” choice. Good financing “You won’t find other plans, a roomy rural home builders who offer that feel just 8 minutes at these kind of prices,” Brandt said. from the freeway and features you won’t find in a typical starter And there’s practically no waiting. home. You won’t have to be a pioneer to live “Whe can do build jobs 45 days from the at Pioneer Estates. date of permit,” Alexandre said. “We’re here to build nice, quality homes at Even build jobs will be completed to close affordable prices, and we take a lot of pride in by the November 30, 2009 First Time Home it,” Brandt said.