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The Hillcrest Spring Fling

Thank you all for coming and supporting our first annual Hillcrest Spring Fling on May 14th in Owyhee Park.  We had hundreds come from all over the neighborhood to support our community and enjoy the festivities.  Here are some of the photos from the event. There were...

The Best French Quiche in Idaho

What does Quiche have to do with real estate or Idaho?  Well, nothing really, other than I work in real estate and it's one of my favorite dishes to make for my family on those cold winter evenings. As some of you may know I lived in France for many years and quiche...

Pronunciation Guide For Boiseans – Live Like a Local in Idaho

Welcome to Boise and Beyond’s blog series focusing on living like a local in Idaho.  If you are one of the many who have recently relocated to Boise and the Treasure Valley here are some of the best ways to fit in and acclimate to your new home.   How to...

Buyer Burnout is Real in Boise’s Hot Market

As Boise continues on as one of the hottest real estate markets in the US it's to be expected that there will be buyers that will start to tire of playing the game.  Bidding wars, homes flying off the market, and dramatic price increases have pushed many potential...

The Truth About Zillow, Realtor.com and Trulia in Idaho

One of the first things homeowners do when they consider selling their home is going to Realtor.com, Trulia, or  Zillow to get their Zestimate or their estimated home value in the current market.  These mega data-based websites access public and user-submitted data...

January 2021 – Boise Metro Market Update

As buyers in the Boise Metro area snap up what little housing inventory exists many are hopeful that Spring will bring an increase in homes for sale, but will it?  Traditionally, Spring is when the Boise Metro Area housing market really opens up.  As...

Incorrectly Pricing a Home is Throwing Money Away

Overpricing Your Home Is Throwing Your Money Away Even in Boise and the surrounding Treasure Valley’s hot seller’s market, incorrectly pricing a home can cost a home seller thousands of dollars. You’ve heard about those bidding wars and homes being sold substantially...

Boise Metro Market Forecast 2021

The news is out that home prices in the Boise Metro Area rose by 18% in 2020, yet some of the trends were quite surprising. Let's dive in and analyze the sales from last year to give us a realistic idea of what we can expect in 2021. Low Inventory Unfortunately, this...

The Truth About Buying a Home in Boise.

Updated: Jan 13, 2021 We've all heard about the low inventory of homes for sale and the sad stories of home buyers being outbid on a home by a cash buyer or an over asking price offer. Then there's the story of finding the perfect house online, but it's gone before...

December 2020 – Ada & Canyon County Market Update

Winter is a time that buyers and sellers tend to put off buying and selling real estate until the holiday season is over and the warmer weather appears. However, this year it seems only the sellers took a few months off, while buyers frantically try and snap up...