Home Buying

Sept. 15, 2020

Boise Real Estate Market Update - Aug 2020

Boise Real Estate Market Update - Aug 2020

The median sales price for all homes sold in Ada County in August reached $400,000, the 12.7% year-over-year increase, surpassing the previous high of $390,000 a year ago.

Boise home prices continue to be driven by a shrinking supply of ...

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Aug. 18, 2020

Inventory of Homes For Sale Is Improving

Selling a home

We are still in the seller's market.  We still have more buyers willing to buy a home than sellers willing to sell. The inventory of homes is however slowly improving. This would be a good, positive sign for home buyers who are getting tired of bidding wars.

Javier Vivas ...

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April 15, 2020

Are We Facing a New Housing Crisis?

We'll compare current 2020 housing market with the housing market in 2008.  As you'll see, we are in a very different situation right now. Current real estate market is in a much stronger position today than it was in 2008. It is no longer the center of the ...

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April 8, 2020

Using Technology To Facilitate Home Sales

Using technology can help real estate buyers and sellers thru the real estate transaction process, starting with locating the right property, using virtual tours or live video chats to view it, and completing whole transaction process online. This technology has been available for quite a while, but it's being ...

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April 3, 2020

Guide to Idaho Property Taxes

Guide to Idaho Property Taxes

Idaho property taxes can be confusing. As an example, you may see similar houses in the same area with different property taxes. Below is information that may be helpful when buying a home in Idaho.

Idaho Property Taxing Districts 

Property taxes are important – ...

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March 4, 2020

Interest Rates and Mortgage Payments

Interest rates have been historically low. Below we'll analyze and show how low interest rates can dramatically lower your monthly mortgage payments and help you achieve the goal of home ownership. Spring home buying  season is approaching our Boise real estate market. Many potential homebuyers are getting ready to ...

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Feb. 25, 2020

Boise Luxury Market

Boise Luxury Market Shift

Boise luxury homes

Boise luxury real estate market is starting a shift, showing increasing buyer activity in that market segment.  In the beginning of last year, many of the more expensive homes listed for sale hadn’t seen as much interest, since much of the demand for housing over the ...

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Feb. 6, 2020

Retire and Downsize?

over 55 homes

Retire and downsize or "age" in place? Or, perhaps move to a 55+ community?

Many seniors hope to “age in place" versus downsize and move to a new home. They would rather remain in their own home for the later years of your life; not moving into a smaller home, assisted ...

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Jan. 24, 2020

Real Estate Buyer Checklist

Real Estate Buyer Checklist

If you’re thinking of buying a home, plan ahead and stay on the right track, starting with mortgage pre-approval.

Planning your home purchase will ensure easy process, less frustration and time spending chasing homes your budget does not cover.

Contact your local Boise Realtor - Krystyna Ryan ...

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Jan. 20, 2020

Buying a Home - Making a Dream of Homeownership a Reality

Buying a Home - Making a Dream of Homeownership a Reality

buying a home

A dream of homeownership is alive and well. For many Americans, one of the common goals is owning a home: a piece of land, a roof over our heads, and a place where our families can grow and flourish.

If ...

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