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Real Estate Agent - Progressive Realty (Boise Idaho) www.Progressive-Realty.info - DB-17066
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.

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2011 

 In Ada County today (May 31, 2011) , there are 2,444 single family residential listings available in the Intermountain MLS (IMLS).  I like to remove the “contingent offers since they are partially sold already, so that brings the number down to 1,994.  If I also take out the homes that are bein...
05/31/2011
I have a client that is moving from Canada to the Boise area that would like to buy a house here for his family.  I am hitting road blocks even though he is with the same company (Costco) since his retirement funds are restricted to transfer for 24 months after the move and he doesn't have a US S...
05/29/2011
Are you tired of the increasing amount of junk and spam emails you get in your Hotmail account? Here is a simple solution the at least make it more manageable.  Hotmail added a cool feature called “Sweep” which was added in May of 2010; however I just started using it.  If you use Hotmail, you s...
05/29/2011
  I just received an email from a property manager that I have worked with confirming what I have suspected.  The investment property market is starting to heat up in Boise Idaho.  Depressed home prices, low mortgage rates and extremely low vacancy rates are leading the way to both price apprecia...
05/27/2011
  I just received an email from a property manager that I have worked with confirming what I have suspected.  The investment property market is starting to heat up in Boise Idaho.  Depressed home prices, low mortgage rates and extremely low vacancy rates are leading the way to both price apprecia...
05/27/2011
I was shocked this morning (May 23, 2011) as I read my email and read my ActiveRain Newsletter.  At the very bottom in the Member Spotlight is someone I have known for nearly 50 years.   I am not sure how and why ActiveRain decided to spotlight me, but I am glad that I read my emailed newsletter.
05/23/2011
As a real estate broker in Boise, Idaho; I have to shake my head sometimes at what I see in the behavior of my clients and in the industry in general these days.  Have you noticed how common sense is no longer common?  When did we hit the tipping point and start regressing as humans? When I was y...
05/19/2011
I have loved doing e-signatures with my Tablet computer for over four years.  About a year ago, I started using digital signature overlays from various vendors.  Unfortunately, it looks like I will have to regress back to using a tablet PC version since even Fannie Mae recently reversed their ac...
05/18/2011
I just requested my “invite” today for this innovative new service from Google.  This is a new service from Google that lets you store your music in the cloud and listen to it on any computer.  You just upload your music and you can listen to it on any computer.  It doesn’t use any storage space...
05/17/2011
Even though the Interchange isn’t expected to be open for traffic until the end of the month, the official dedication is today. The City of Meridian hosted the event. This is a huge benefit to the city of Meridian and eastern  Nampa residents!  Meridian’s Mayor Tammy de Weerd, has been working t...
05/17/2011
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