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May 14, 2019

Avimor Boise Planned Community & Real Estate

Avimor Boise Community & Homes For Sale

Avimor in Boise is a planned community located on nearly 23,000 acres of beautiful foothills land. It's currently in the Phase 8 of the development.  Once it's completed, Avimor will comprise of several Villages connected by pathways and trails to make transportation by foot or bike. Within minutes of every home, residents will find neighborhood shops and offices. Amenities include a Community Center, swimming pool, fitness center, 7 parks, easy access to approx. 100 miles of hiking and equestrian trails as well as biking. As a result of thoughtful planning, most of the Avimor community is preserved as open space. Avimor is just minutes away from Downtown Eagle or Boise and close to medical centers, retail, dining, and entertainment. At the same time, residents can enjoy wide open spaces, easy access to recreational activities, such as biking, hiking, tennis, gold, skiing, rafting and more...

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Later this year, Spring Creek Brewery will open and start serving beer and pizza.  Businesses such as a bike shop, coffee shop, daycare, spa, are planned to open in the near future.

There are also plans to open a winery and tasting room, a school, storage facility, rodeo nearby (across Hwy 55).

New 55+ homes will be built in the coming years.

Avimor has a home for every budget and taste.  Call Krystyna Ryan at (208)918-5007 for more information. Check out our Relocation Magazine.

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March 28, 2019

Heritage Grove 55+ Community in Meridian ID

Heritage Grove, Meridian Idaho 55+ Community

Heritage Grove 55+ Community Meridian Idaho


Heritage Grove is Boise's popular, gated 55+ community in Meridian. Heritage Grove consists of 116 single family homes. Homes range from 1,486 sq ft to 1,860 sq ft. Prices range $290,000-$350,000

Amenities include the multi-purpose community center, picnic area, walking and biking trails.  HOA covers lawn and snow maintenance, clubhouse, two large parks, walking paths, beautiful water feature, all less than 2 miles from the luxurious Village at Meridian. Downtown Boise is less than 20 minutes away.

Heritage Grove 55+ Meridian Clubhouse   Heritage Grove homes for sale 55+

Contact Krystyna Ryan at (208)918-5007 for more information and Free tour of available homes

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March 20, 2019

CADENCE - Boise's Newest 55+ Community

Cadence - Our newest 55+ community

Cadence 55+ Boise Meridian

Cadence is the new, still under construction, 55+ active adult community located in NW Meridian (at Chinden Blvd & Meridian Rd.).  This gated community is a collection of modern 196 single family homes is designed for active and maintenance free lifestyle with onsite fitness center, trails, recreation center, yoga studio, indoor pool and spa. Cadence is close to shopping, restaurants and only minutes drive to the vibrant Downtown Boise.  

If you're looking for a worry and maintenance free active lifestyle, close to all of Boise's attractions, including close proximity to skiing, hiking, golfing, kayaking, Cadence 55+ community is worth checking out.

Call Krystyna Ryan at (208)918-5007 or email for more info and showings.

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March 18, 2019

North Boise Real Estate Market Report - February '19

North Boise Real Estate Market Report - February 2019

market reportNorth Boise real estate market remains a seller's market. The available supply of homes for sale was 1.5 months in February which indicates a seller's market.  It is a great time to sell a home in North Boise.  

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Total of 21 homes sold in North Boise last month.  

The average selling prices was $487,454 which represents an increase of 0.7 percent over January.

The average DOM (days on market) was 30 days.



Call the North Boise real estate expert - Krystyna Ryan - (208)918-5007 to find out what your home is worth in today's market.

Real estate is "local" and home values vary from neighborhood to neighborhood.  Thus it's important to get a customized home value report for your particular property.  Contact us today to find out how you can maximize your equity.

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Posted in Market Updates
Feb. 18, 2019

Boise Real Estate Market Update

Number of homes listed for sale in January 2019 increased for the first time since October 2014 on the year-over-year basis in Boise. It was up by 5.7 percent compared to January 2018.

Despite this uptick in existing inventory, closed sales were down 6.1% year-over-year. The number of closed sales that are even possible was limited due to the fact we’ve had fewer and fewer existing homes to sell each month compared to buyer demand.

Despite this recent rise in existing inventory, overall closed sales were down 6.1% year-over-year. Looking at the existing/resale segment specifically, sales were down 18.4% from a year ago. The number of closed sales was hampered by the fact that there have been fewer and fewer existing homes to sell each month compared to buyer demand for over four years. 

In summary - Buyer demand for Boise real estate remains strong and it outweighs the inventory of available homes.

Please contact Krystyna Ryan at (208)918-5007 with any questions, current listings and/or your home evaluation in today's market.

Posted in Market Updates
Jan. 23, 2019

Boise ID Homes Sales Report for 2018

Boise homes sales were hampered by record low inventory in 2018. At the same time home prices jumped again and reached new records. Last year we also began to see the first signs that the market may be shifting back towards balance, and many economists forecast that this trend will continue thru 2019.

The average single family home price went up by 17% in Boise.  The median price went up by 18% and the number of sales decreased by 4%.

Here is the summary of Boise homes sales and prices in 2018 

  2018 2017
No. of Sales 5178 5403
Average Price $333,459 $285,115
All data is from IMLS for single family homes

Average Boise single family home price went up by 18% compared to previous year, median price increased. by 1

The substantial home price increases we affected by large number of new construction home sales that are usually priced higher. New construction sales made up more than 24% or 25% of the total sales in a given month, the overall median sales price was 12-14% higher than the previous year, on average. Since March 2018, every month of the year saw the share of new construction sales at or above that level, which had a major impact on the area’s overall median sales price. The median sales price for new homes has also been rising steadily, due to increasing costs of land, labor, and construction materials. 

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Posted in Market Updates
Jan. 11, 2019

Boise Real Estate Market Report 1/11/19

Boise Idaho Real Estate Market Update

Current median list price for Boise, ID is $389,900.  Boise continues to be sellers' market although we see signs of cooling off.  Inventory has hovered around 382

Median price per sq ft is $186; days on the market - 93. Most expensive house listed at $7.8M, least expensive at $100,000.

Median List Price (single family homes only)

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Real estate market is local with home prices changing from neighborhood to neighborhood or even from block to block. 

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Posted in Market Updates
Dec. 6, 2018

Why Is Boise Real Estate Attractive to Californians?

Boise Idaho Boise, Idaho is increasingly becoming a favorite destination for Californians looking for an affordable place to make home. Boise Metro area is the fastest growing metro area in the country, according to Forbes.

Many Californians are selling their pricey California properties and exchanging them for more affordable Boise homes. Real estate savings combined with lower taxes and overall lower cost of living make Boise very attractive to people moving from California.

However, this phenomenon is not just about money. People who moved here from California, enjoy the lifestyle, good schools, mild climate. The high cost of living in California, requiring both parents to work thus often preventing people from spending valuable time with family. This family friendly environment in Boise is among the biggest priorities of people relocating to Boise and surrounding areas.

Many entrepreneurs find their home in Boise since they are often able to work and conduct their business remotely. Boise Idaho has a business friendly environment with low taxes and wages.  It's easier to attract qualified employees here, compared to California, where high cost of living and taxes are cost prohibitive to potential employees from out of state.

Boise real estate offers a variety of housing options, from carefree modern downtown lofts to beautiful estates or

Boise is very popular among 55+ active adults and retirees. They are probably the largest group of latest Boise newcomers. Beautiful and affordable 55+ communities attract retirees from California.

Boise climate with sunny summers and mild winters is also a major consideration for the Californians. 

The combination of low cost of living, mild climate, good schools, family values, bustling city and great outdoors, make Boise a great destination for Californians wanting to move and relocate to Boise Idaho.




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Posted in Boise Relocation
Dec. 2, 2018

Heritage Gardens 55+ Community in Eagle ID

Heritage Gardens 55+ Homes For Sale

Heritage Gardens Eagle Idaho 55+Heritage Gardens 55+ senior community in Eagle Idaho (Boise Metro) is our newest gated community for active seniors. This 55+ community of single family homes is located in the safe Eagle Idaho neighborhood. Walk, bike or take a quick drive to local restaurants, shopping, Boise River or Downtown Boise with all its attractions. New homes just built and waiting for finishing touches, according to buyers’ choices and tastes come on the market weekly. This is the best time to grab one of those beautiful new homes.  Boise area has been a popular destination for active 55+ seniors.

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Heritage Gardens Homes For Sale


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This is the “Spyglass” model. Spacious single level home on 0.5 acre. Open floorplan with great room, modern kitchen, separate office area. 3 bd 2.5 bath, 2,950 sq ft.  Listed at $632,275.

Dec. 1, 2018

Retiring in Boise Idaho – 55+ Communities

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Boise ID has consistently ranked as a top retirement places. Come visit us and we’ll show you why Boise is on top of the U.S. relocation destinations. Our relocation services will ensure your easy transition to Boise.

We have many beautiful 55+ senior communities in Boise ID. Boise ranks as one of the top places to retire.  Mild climate, affordable homes, great outdoors, amenities, best medical care make Boise the favorable place for active seniors. Boise real estate offers a wide spectrum of properties attractive to active seniors.

In you’re thinking about buying a 55+ senior condo in the beautiful Boise Idaho area, you’re in the right place. As the local Boise real estate market specialist, I compiled a list of 55+  communities. Please email or call Krystyna Ryan at (208) 918-5007 if you have any questions or would like a FREE list of homes currently listed for sale. 

If you’re thinking about selling your Boise home, please contact me and I’ll provide you with a complimentary home evaluation.

55+ Communities in Boise Area

Boise senior 55+ communities offer amenities that, according to studies, are important to seniors –  more than 55% of participants of one such study feel that activities and programming within a community club are more important than the size and list of amenities offered inside the building. Active adult communities’ goals include helping with “lifestyle programming” — creating experiences that result in new relationships through not only clubhouse events and small group interests but also travel programs, such as trips to national parks, tropical islands, and European river cruises. Music is also part of the agenda, with 55+ communities. Making new friends is easy when you find the right place. Boise and Treasure Valley have so much to offer!


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Many reasons to retire in Boise:

Money's #3 Best Place to Retire. relatively low cost of living, affordable housing and easy access to a wide variety of cultural entertainments. 

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Kiplinger best places to retire - Boise is a great college town for retirees. Boise State University provides plenty of intellectual stimulation to help keep an aging mind sharp. Its Velma V. Morrison Center for the Performing Arts hosts symphony concerts, dance performances and Broadway shows. You can also take classes at the school through the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute; membership costs $70 for a year. Read more