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Jim Paulson's views of Boise Real Estate, real estate technology trends, and life here in the Treasure Valley. Jim Paulson has nearly 25 years of Boise Idaho real estate experience.



Today is a unique day not just because it is the end of 2009 but because it is what they call a "Blue Moon". When you have two full moons in a given month, the typically refer to second one as a "Blue Moon". The moon is also credited / blamed for influencing peoples behaviors due to it's gravitat...
2009 was a very unique year for me here in Boise, Idaho.     If I had to describe in two words, it would be Upside Down or should I say uʍop ǝpısdn Many borrowers are uʍop ǝpısdn in their mortgages; Many Realtors incomes were uʍop ǝpısdn I had four companies declare bankruptcy instead of paying m...
Statistics and market data on how well the market is or is not doing vary wildly in todays market.  Therefore, I went back to the Intermountain MLS records to try to help quantify the market from a historical perspective for homes in the Treasure Valley and specifically for Ada County Real Estate...
One of the first tasks I hoped to figure out with my new HP Tablet PC was how to use it's Infra Red port and a Palm or Windows Mobile Emulator to use it as a lockbox key with Supra.  Supra claims this isn't possible, but I have not given up yet.  I downloaded a Palm emulator, but I couldn't figur...
I was surprised that I didn't find much here on Active Rain regarding the benefits and use of Tablet PC's so I started my own group.  If you use a Tablet PC, please join this group and share your knowledge and feedback. I would appreciate knowing what types of Tablet's people are using in the rea...
  I have a great one acre building lot for sale that is between Nampa and Caldwell Idaho that is perfect for building your next dream home.  Why pay the same price or more for a lot in a subdivision with neighbors and CC&R's? Easy commute to anywhere in the valley! Views of the Owyhee Mountains ...
If you are looking for a home under $200,000 that has: walking distance to the golf course that brand new home feeling; four bedrooms,  a great room for open living space,  Separate Living and Family Rooms; a bonus room (media, studio, etc.) over the garage three car garage you will find it at !
The National Association of Realtors had a contest this year about "Game Changing Ideas for the Real Estate Industry".  Let's use the collective knowledge of Active Rain to think about the way to effectively use our industry to help get us out of this financial mess our country is in! For example...
I just learned about the Fannie Mae program which was launched in November to help keep properties occupied if they are foreclosed and also help the tenants from becoming homeless through no fault of their own.  It is called Deed For Lease. Essentially, as long as the tenant (either borrower or r...

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