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Currently the #1 Producing Real Estate office in Gem County, Evans Realty was established in 1985. Our original Emmett office location has housed a real estate office since the 1940's. With generations of real estate agents and brokers, we are a landmark within our community, attracting buyers and sellers of all types, within our community, as well as visitors just passing through.

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Emmett, Idaho is located in western Idaho and in Gem County. It is less than 30 miles from the state capital of Boise. Originally named after the son of postmaster Thomas Cahalan, Emmett serves as the county seat and has a resident population of about 5,500 in the city and 18,500 in the county. Our main communities are Sweet, Ola, Letha, and Emmett. This area has a rich history in agriculture and is home to some of the finest fruit orchards in the Northwest.

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With the ever changing real estate market, our knowledgeable agents specialize in everything from first time home buyers, farms & ranches, and commercial properties, to auction and bank owned properties, and HUD homes. We combine exceptional customer service, and cutting edge technology with downhome ethics to ease our clients through the purchase and sale process.

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snowThe Winter season is already underway; for many in the Northwest this year means even higher energy costs. Heating costs can make up 45% of your Winter energy bill. Hefty energy bills don’t have to dampen your holiday season however! Here are some great tips to help you save on staying warm during the cold months.

First, do an energy audit. You can do this yourself by taking a look at your energy bill and thinking of ways that you can cut back on non-heat related costs. This may be as simple as unplugging electronics that aren’t in use, or turning off lights in rooms that you’re not going to be using.

Set the thermostat at 68 when you are home; even lower if you are not going to be home. Don’t let it slip below 58 degrees if you live in a really cold area. By just setting the temperature a little lower for a few hours a day you can save over 10% on your bill in most cases.

Set the temperature on your water heater to 120 degrees to cut back on heat lost to the environment. Heating water can account up to 18% of your energy bill so it’s good to insulate your water heater and also any pipes that carry hot water as well.

Seal up air leaks. Use a candle to test windows for drafts. If you find a draft you can seal the edges of windows with caulking or spray foam depending on the size of the leak. Also consider under door sweeps for exterior doors.

Window glass can be a big reason your home loses heat. Clear windows on the South side of your home to let as much natural light and heat in as possible. If you don’t have double-paned windows, you can also keep drapes closed or use a window insulation kit to help keep cold air from coming in from the outside.

Don’t hesitate to contact a local handyman or home service provider to ask them for advice on improving your home efficiency, in some cases they will have tips that can help, or you can even hire them to come and fix the issues for you.

Saving pennies can make sense in the long run! Don’t get all heated up over high energy bills this Winter! Still looking for that perfect home? We can help! We specialize in the best homes in the Treasure Valley!

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