January 2014

There are 2 blog entries for January 2014.

The "Forbes Best Places to Retire" list is a must-read every year for those who are about to make the transition from full-time working life to retirement. And Boise, Idaho was named one of the 25 best places to retire on the 2014 list. In fact, Boise is in the top 8 of the list.

Why Boise's on the List of Best Places to Retire

The Forbes list cites several factors that put Boise, Idaho in the top 25 places to retire. The climate here is a dry and the cost of living is comparable to most places in the U.S. The City of Trees also rated high as a walking and biking city, thanks no doubt in large part to the 25 miles of bike path that dissect the city.

Boise also counts as a great place to volunteer. Organizations like the Boise Art Museum, Art Faire, the Humane…
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In December of 2013, the top selling new construction neighborhoods in Meridian included Paramount, Tuscany Messina Meadows, Alpine Pointe, Bridgetower, and La Mirada. The Paramount subdivision led with 15 of the 51 new construction homes that were sold, and right behind, Tuscany Messina Meadows included 7; Alpine Pointe, Bridgetower and La Mirada each included 3.

Within all of the new construction neighborhoods in Meridian, the highest selling home price was $449,147, selling in the Alpine subdivision and the lowest selling home price was $139,990 in Ambercreek. 

New home sales in December of '13 increased by 9% compared to December of the previous year. Also the median home sales price for newly constructed homes has risen by 13%. In December

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