Occasional posts about Boise, real estate, and things that catch my mind... I love it here, and sometimes I just need to tell you about it!
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The year is finishing out well for home sales in Ada county. Two weeks ago I posted my personal observation that the Boise real estate market seemed to be firming up, and that I was noticing more interest and action. This morning I checked the MLS and pulled up the current numbers, and I'm happ...
Avimor site preparation has begun Located northwest of Boise, Avimor is currently the second planned community under construction in Ada County. The first, and so far the largest at 1,844 acres, was Hidden Springs, started in the late 90's, and continuing to be expanded in the Dry Creek Valley n...
site of The Cliffs, east of BoiseOn Wednesday night, December 20, 2006 more than two years of work paid off for Skyline Development as the Ada County Commissioners unanimously approved plans for The Cliffs. To be built in the Foothills east of Boise, The Cliffs comprises 707 acres, with an ex...
I would like to wish all of my friends, my family, my clients, and everyone in the Active Rain family a very Merry Christmas, and a most wonderful New Year!God bless us... every one.
Shari George "memed" me this afternoon. For those of you who aren't familiar with what a meme is, think of it as a cross between a chain letter and internet tag. If you're interested in the post that started it on Active Rain, check out Mary's Blog. From there, Jay organized it. and it made...
I've received a number of inquires this past week, from buyer contacts and possible listing contacts as well, about the current market here in Boise. In the middle of the month of December, it is hard to talk about statistics, so I offer my personal observations as to the health of the market in...
Last night I had the pleasure of joining friends for a great session of pre-holiday visiting and chatting. Our host surprised us all by handing out questionaires, and suggesting that we spend the evening talking about our answers to these holiday questions.We had such a great time, and the discu...
When was the last time you went for a tour of the state capitol building in downtown Boise? If you're like me, you might never have been inside before. Or maybe you're like my wife, who hasn't been inside since she was in school...We went downtown last night, to see the lights, and to enjoy the...
Low unemployment, low crime rates, and a lack of severe weather are among the factors that lead to the Boise-Nampa area (our Treasure Valley) being named Number 1 on the list of "Most Secure U.S. Places to Live" for large metropolitan areas. The list is an annual ranking done by Farmers Insuranc...
You don't need to live in the Treasure Valley long to realise that one of the biggest infrastructure problems we have right now is a lack of North-South roads to carry traffic over I-84. The problem is most noticeable on the Eagle Road corridor from Eagle at Highway 44 (State Street) through Mer...