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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.



This post will be the one that will help me finally pass the 100,000 point barrier.  It is a very unique number in that in reality it means nothing, but it a badge of accomplishment just the same.  I think of an automobile’s odometer passing 100,000 and I feel I need to trade it in for a newer mo...
How well do you read your clients needs and objectives?  Are you working for TIPS or just showing up to work and waiting for people to come sit in your "section"? I just read another blog, http://activerain.com/blogsview/1980839/call-the-waiter-great-advice- that got me thinking (I know that is d...
  I am a real estate broker in Boise, Idaho that is always trying to better understand social media.  It provides great benefits to me.  My getting potential clients to know the morals and ethics I live my life by, it makes it easier for me to convert prospects to clients.  I have used sources li...
I am a Realtor in Boise, Idaho and a Certified EPRO Trainer.  I love using technology in my real estate business that benefits both me and my clients.  One tool I spend a lot of time on is Blogging.  However, blogging is unique to quantify results with since it is a combination of:   research ti...
I saw an on Craigslist today stating they needed a salesperson.  The ad didn't say anything other than:  "Looking for someone who can sell ice to an Eskimo and sand to an Arab."  Here was my reply: Even though I have no personal experience experience in that exact arena, I may be uniquely qualifi...
1-800-Goog411 was one of my favorite technology tools of the past three years and now it has ceased to exist. Goog411 was laid to rest on November 12, 2010 and will remain in our memories and slowly morph into Geek Mythology.  Goog411 was a tremendous free service in which you could call 1-800-Go...
Should you buy or sell real estate during the holidays?  I always get this question this time of the year as people wonder what to do and to gauge the Boise real estate market.  I do not claim to be able to accurately forecast the future, but I do continuously research the past and try to learn ...
Seller Benefits of listing their home through the holidays: Currently inventory in Ada County (Boise) is at a four year low so there is less competition; Houses look family friendly when holiday lights and Christmas trees are decorated; Some neighborhoods are beautiful and show sense of communit...
In Boise, Idaho it seams that people sell a home and traditionally buy one for about 50% more than what they sold for (unless they are retiring or buying/selling investment property). This may not initially sound logical that by selling your home for less money today, that you can actually net m...
Current snapshot of the Kuna Idaho real estate market. There are currently 167 residential listing offered for sale in Kuna (including 38 "to be built listings", but excluding mobile homes, manufactured homes, condo's, townhouses or acreage properties). Although that sounds like a lot for such a...

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