boise: September Market Report:Easing Towards Winter - 10/22/14 02:25 AM
From Intermountain MLS of Boise, Idaho.  October 14, 2014 by Marc Lebowitz Single family home sales in September 2014 were 651 in Ada County, a decrease of 6% compared to September 2013.   YTD total sales are down 5% compared to this time last year; 5,920 homes sold compared to 6,203.
In September, sales of homes priced above $200,000 showed increases in nearly every price category. Overall sales are continue to lag because sales of homes in the five categories priced below $159,999 are down anywhere from 1% ($160,000 to $199,999) to 200% (70,000 to $89,999). The biggest trend “reversal” was in … (0 comments)

boise: Conde Nast Traveler "Boise Best Kept Sercret" - 10/04/14 06:22 AM
From: Conde Nast Traveler
Written by Alexander Maksik
Sept 28, 2014
 
I've been driving past Boise for years, partly because I grew up in Sun Valley and inherited some of its snobbery, and partly because, from I-84, the city doesn’t beckon—there’s no striking skyline, no great monument, no illuminated tower. At 70 miles per hour, Boise is just a streak of green, an outlet mall, some mountains, and then it’s gone. Hardly a city at all, it seems. But what I learned recently is that Boise happily hides its charms from those of us who happen to be flying past … (1 comments)

boise: Canyon County Idaho July Real Estate Stats - 09/10/14 05:42 AM
Hi,
The following are Canyon Counties Real Estate Stats for July 2014. 
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boise: Real Estate Stats for Boise/Ada County - 09/10/14 03:25 AM
It was a busy August, so I am behind on getting these out.  It shaping up to be a great 2014 and 2015 is expected to be even better. 
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boise: Year to Date Real Estate Sales for Canyon County Idaho - 07/21/14 08:50 AM
The following are the Canyon County Real Estate Sales statastics from January 2014 thru June 2014.  These are just Single Family Residence's broken up by resale or new construction. 
Canyon County remains a strong market for first time buyers and those looking for land.  

 
 
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boise: Ada County and Boise area Real Estate Sales Stats thru June 2014 - 07/21/14 06:28 AM
The following are the Real Estate Statistics for Ada County and Boise, Idaho.  These are resale and new construction of Single Family Resdience's, (SFR).  Market is still strong and we expect to pick up in August, as everyone is to busy enjoy all the outdoor activities around Boise.  Isn't that why we live here!
 

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boise: One of the most inexpensive ways to maintain your homes value - 07/15/14 12:25 PM
 
I was at The Drink just off the Greenbelt having a beer over the Fourth of July weekend.  I overheard a table discussing real estate.  Of course my ears couldn’t help but listen to what was being said.  The spoke about their homes, value, neighbors, cost of remodeling and where trying to figure out the least expensive ways to maintain or improve value.
 
This may sound simple but one of the best ways to maintain your value is curb appeal.  Neighborhoods usually have similar curb appeal among their homes.  Of course you have your neighbor who spends all there … (0 comments)

boise: Forbes names Boise one of Bestg Cities in US to raise a family! - 07/01/14 10:25 AM
 
This is a reprint from Idaho Statesman from April 17, 2014
 
Boise is one of the best cities in the country for raising a family, according to new rankings from Forbes.com.
 
The City of Trees, no stranger to top 10 lists, was rated seventh out of America's 100 largest metro areas. Forbes ranked cities based on median household income, Cost of Living Index, housing affordability, the percentage of residents who own their homes, average commuting delays, crime rate rankings, and local school quality.
 
Boise's writeup:
 
"Not an economic juggernaut, but incomes and cost of … (0 comments)

boise: May 2014 Statistics for Ada County Idaho - 06/26/14 04:11 AM
 
The following are May 2014 Single Family Home Sales Statistics for Ada County.  They are broken up by Resale, New and County.  Canyon County coming tomorrow.
 
Ada County
 
There are almost 1000 more listings this year then same period last year.  Only 21 more sales then last year, but most importantly average price sale price is up $13,000. The buyers are there purchasing, lurking waiting to strike, but waiting for the right house for them. 
 
The average list price is almost $71,000 higher than a year ago.  This shows that more higher end homes have come … (0 comments)

boise: Petaluma to Boise.... - 06/25/14 03:32 AM
(this is a repost from earlier)
The move to Boise from Petaluma, California, Why?  The reasons could be endless or just a simple one like love, or lifestyle or a job.  Whatever your reason to be looking to move to Boise or you are, you will not regret it!
In October of 2013 I did the move, for endless list of reason, my wife had just passed from cancer a few months earlier, cost of living, school system for my 8 year old, and lifestyle.  I cannot say enough about Boise and agree with Forbes as a top 10 place to live and raise … (1 comments)

boise: Petaluama to Boise... - 06/19/14 09:34 AM
The move to Boise from Petaluma, California, Why?  The reasons could be endless or just a simple one like love, or lifestyle or a job.  Whatever your reason to be looking to move to Boise or you are, you will not regret it!
In October of 2013 I did the move, for endless list of reason, my wife had just passed from cancer a few months earlier, cost of living, school system for my 8 year old, and lifestyle.  I cannot say enough about Boise and agree with Forbes as a top 10 place to live and raise a family.
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