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The Wall Street Journal recently brought up an issue that's likely to be near and dear to many people who want to sell their Boise, Idaho real estate. Do you need to undertake some home improvement projects before you try to sell your home? That was the question posed, and in short, the answer seems to be 'yes,' although home owners in different parts of the country concentrate on different things for these types of home improvement projects.

How to Sell Your Home in Five Easy Steps

The truth of the matter is, there aren't five easy steps to selling your Boise home for sale. There are a lot of them, but making quality home improvements can help (as can doing some home staging). For example, if the WSJ article, one home on the market sat for two months with

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Looking for fun things to do in Boise this weekend? Then you'll want to check out what's happening with the weekend activities for Boise Bike Week. For those of you in love with the Boise greenbelt and who've been hankering to leave your piece of Boise, Idaho real estate, this might be the perfect opportunity for some outdoor recreation and fun that you can do with friends and kids in tow.

Things to do Around Boise for May 16, 17 & 19

To get you up to speed, Boise Bike Week kicked off earlier this week, and if you were anywhere near the Boise bike paths near Boise State University, you know that there were fresh bagels to be had and free bike repair kits. However, there are still events yet to do.

Friday is the Bike to Work Day Celebration, so if you've been

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For many Boiseans, riding their bikes on the Boise greenbelt counts among their favorite activities. And why not? Among the things to do in Boise, it's relatively inexpensive, beautiful and peaceful. If you've got a hankering to really get out and enjoy the bike path, you'll want to make sure your bike is in tip top shape for the experience. The Bellingham Herald has a few tips for making that happen.

Before You Do Anything Else

You're probably chomping at the bit to really take your bike for a long ride along the Boise River. However, first and foremost, your safety on the Boise greenbelt trails as well as on the road should be your first priority. KTVB reported recently that the Boise Police Department unveiled a bike-themed police car to remind viewers…
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Simple Moving Labor (SML) has named Boise, Idaho its top choice in the best cities in America to move to in 2014. The City of Trees beat out cities like Seattle, Phoenix and Salt Lake for the top spot. This is useful information for people who are interested in buying one of the homes for sale in Boise, Idaho.

Why You Should Consider Buying Boise, Idaho Real Estate

SML has used the following criteria to determine its list of the best cities in the USA:

  • Unemployment
  • Median income
  • Projected Home Value Growth (3-Year time frame)
  • Home affordability
Why The City of Trees Made the Top of the List as the Best Place to Live

To make the list, Boise had to have an unemployment rate of less than 6.5%, which is the current national average. The…
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It's a piece of Boise, Idaho real estate that has been in the North End since 1995, and it's synonymous for fresh food and healthy living. It's a true cornerstone resource for those of us who love living in one of America's fittest cities and shopping in places that promote that lifestyle. I'm talking, of course, about the Boise Co-op, and pretty soon, there's going to be a second one, according to IdahoPress.com.

More About the Boise Co-Op

Many people have a soft spot for this unassuming piece of Boise real estate. It's a great place to buy vitamins, shop for organic produce and many who've tried its buffet will swear it's one of the best places to eat in Boise.

The Boise Co-Op Wine Shop is also a popular destination for people who want to enjoy a

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It'll be unlike any other piece of Boise, Idaho real estate that we've seen so far. I'm talking about the Boise Whitewater Park, that's slated to be fully open and operational by 2017. Why write about it now, you ask? Because discussions of phase 2 have been brought forth in city meetings and because it's a good opportunity for Boiseans to be a part of the building of this city gem, according to the Boise Weekly.

What is the Boise Water Park?

The price of building the park will run almost $4.5 million total, with the city having already kicked in $1.5 million of that. Further donations have garnered this piece of Boise real estate an additional quarter of million dollars. To see the Boise Whitewater Park open (possibly by 2017), there will need to be

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Boise Idaho real estate prices have steadily have been steadily rising in the last three years. In October of 2013 the median home sales price rose by 13% compared to October 2012. October of 2012 also rose by 20% from the year before in 2011. In total it has risen 33% in Boise in the last 2 years. At the height of the market in June 2013 the median real estate price was $199,900 and shifted slightly down in the early fall but has since then picked back up.

Boise Real Estate Prices

As you can see below the Boise foreclosure rate has decreased significantly and steadily in 2012 and in 2013. The Average foreclosure rate for 2012 was about 32% of home sales and the average foreclosure rate for 2013 was 15%, that's a 17% drop in one year. As you can see in 2012 it dropped from

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Boise Idaho foreclosures have hit the lowest rate since March 2009, when the Intermountain MLS first began keeping track of foreclosure sales. In fact, the market share of these Boise ID foreclosures, otherwise known as bank-owned homes (REO)*, have been steadily declining since the beginning of the year. In January 2012, the foreclosure market share was 35%, the same as January 2011. That, however, is where the similarity ends.

Boise Idaho Foreclosures | Year Over Year Comparison

As can be seen above, February 2012 recorded a market share of 25%, compared to 35.2% in February 2011. This trend continues through the remainder of the first half of the year. In June 2012, 45 out of 406 total sales were bank-owned or HUD properties, representing an 11.1% market share. In June 2011, there were 119

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The Boise Idaho real estate market is improving—at least most Americans think so. According to a National Housing Survey conducted by Fannie Mae in June 2012, 73% of the American public thinks that now is a good time to buy a home. In addition, 35% of the people surveyed say they expect home prices to rise in the next year.

The Boise Idaho real estate market is backing up that optimism. In an article published in the July 17, 2012 edition of the Realty Times Market Conditions, Paula K. Stern notes that median sale prices of single family homes sold in the Boise ID real estate market for May and June 2012 were markedly higher than 2011. The number of pending sales for June 2012 were also higher than June 2011. And even though the Boise Idaho real estate

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2857 W. Astonte St., Meridian, ID 83646

Updated Status:  SOLD

Bridgetower Subdivision

$229,900

2,325 sq. ft.

3 bd / 3 ba + Bonus + Casita

Give that lawn mower away! With the front and rear landscaping maintained by the HOA, this beautifully maintained home offers the ultimate in low-maintenance living. Enjoy a private back yard with mature landscaping, pergola and desirable southern exposure. Inside you'll find a spacious kitchen with granite counters, built-in range, wall-oven and tons of storage. Large main level master bedroom.  Extend your living room outside with a 380+/- square foot private courtyard and a "casita" perfect for a home office, gym or additional storage. Call today for a showing!

Listed by Stolfo Real Estate Group

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