Median Boise Home Price Crosses 500k

Real estate prices in Boise, Idaho, continue to boom, with median home prices crossing the 500k psychological mark. It happened in Ada County, the most coveted neighborhood in Boise, where the median home price rose to $523,250 in May. That’s 30% up from May 2020 when the median price in Ada County stood at $360,000. In April, the median price was $481,000 so crossing the $500,000 threshold represents...

Top Public Schools in Boise Idaho

For families with young children moving to Boise, Idaho, the number one priority is finding a good school. In most cases, people will overlook price, square feet or amenities and choose a house that is close to a top school. To help you narrow down your search let’s just say from the very beginning that the best schools in the City of Trees are in Boise Independent School District and West Ada, which...

Boise Housing Prices Rose by 41.1%

The real estate market in the US has been rising all over the US in the past 12 months, but in Boise, Idaho, prices have practically exploded. And will continue to do so for the foreseeable future. The explanation lies in a combination of two factors – very, very limited supply and exponential population growth. Let’s have a look at some numbers to understand how come Boise house prices have...

6000 New Homes in Southwest Boise

Boise residents are faced with a tough choice – trading in some of their open spaces slated for parks and recreation areas to allow the construction of thousands of new homes the city badly needs. Some of the residents are not happy with this prospect, but on the other hand that would mean thousands of new homes for the people moving to Boise in large numbers. And at a more reasonable price than what...

The importance of a real estate agent

Some see real estate agents as simple middlemen, without considering the many ways in which such a professional can help a transaction run smoothly. The most important thing agents bring to the table is years of experience, which also means in-depth knowledge of the housing market. No amount of staring at property search websites can give you that! Whether you’re looking to buy or sell a property,...

Which Boise Neighborhoods Are Most Affordable

Many people looking to relocate to Boise, Idaho, are attracted by the cost of living. Besides its many strong points, like the laid-back way of living and the opportunity to be close to nature (think Greenbelt!), Boise is constantly rated among the most affordable cities in the US. However, houses in the City of Trees do not come cheap. On the contrary, house prices are constantly rising, which is why...

Commercial Real Estate

In the late 1970s and early 1980s lease option sales represented one of the most used financing instruments. This was a very popular way of buying real estate in a time when 100% financing wasn’t available and hard moneylenders were even more difficult to find.  Just a few people are aware of the fact that lease options are considered by banks as a violation of the due on sale clause. Basically, if the...

Freak Alley Gallery Boise

Most traditional tourists keep to the “beaten path”, hitting the usual churches, museums and monuments that a billion other tourists have been to before them. But if you prefer something more off the beaten path, and are looking to travel to the Boise area in Idaho anytime soon, we’ve got something that might just be perfect for you. The Freak Alley Gallery in downtown Boise is one of the most...

The Best Restaurants in Boise

There are so many things do and places to visit in Boise, but, lets’ face it, at some point you will start feeling peckish and you will wonder where to eat. Don’t’ worry, we’ve got you covered and here you have a guide to the city’s best restaurants. No matter what you prefer, never fear, the city’s chefs cater to all tastes. Trillium Restaurant Located inside the Grove Hotel on...

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Big Idaho Potato Hotel

Do you know where the biggest potato in the world grows? It grows on a 400-acre farm, just 20 minutes outside of Boise, Idaho. It’s so big you can live in it and, actually, you’re encouraged to at least spend a couple of nights inside the giant tuber, also known as the Big Idaho Potato Hotel! How the Big Idaho Potato Hotel came to be You might have an idea since we’re talking about Idaho...

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