Resource Links

Useful Information…

Here are links to some of my favorite web sites.  I hope you will find them useful too.

Planning Resources  This is a list on Pinterest of various resources for you to access in planning your new home

Bracken Library     This site will allow you to register and obtain a pass to the video and literature resources shown in the previous link at Ball State University

First Time Home Buyer Loan  This is an FHA home loan for first time home buyers.

Home Purchase Grants   This website allows you to apply for a grant to purchase a new home.

Tools of the Trade     The #1 source for construction tools information on the web.

eBuild    The #1 source for building products information on the web.

Residential Building Product News   This magazine features information about products and technologies in each issue.  You can receive information quickly and easily from advertisers featured in the current issue by filling out the request form.

REScheck Software    Free download for energy compliance software to evaluate the energy efficiency of your home plan design.

Scott’s   The Scotts Company web site contains lawn care tips, gardening advice and useful information on the world’s leading lawn and garden products. Find out what to do now to your lawn and garden.

Backwoods Solar   This north Idaho company has provided solar panels, off-grid systems, and alternate energy equipment to a worldwide market for over 30 years.  They provide excellent customer service and technical assistance.

The Psychology of Color  This site explains the effect of color on human behavior and emotions

Wood Vents and Grilles  This site features dozens of beautiful wood grilles.

Affiliations and Organizations…

Raw Land – Defensible Property In Idaho

Survival Realty – U.S. Property

American Moving and Storage Association
Includes excellent information on how to choose a mover and how to estimate costs.

Appraisers Association of America
Background on what an appraiser does and how to find a reputable one.

Local Community Links…

Coeur d’Alene Building Department

Kootenai County Web Maps

Idaho Division of Building & Safety

Idaho Department of Environmental Quality

Idaho Department of Lands

Kootenai County Building Department

Panhandle Health District #1

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