Gavin McCaleb's Blog Posts

Price Reduced Four Bedroom Home In Meridian

Welcome to the perfect 4 bedroom home for you and your family! This home was also recently reduced in price so the time to buy is NOW! This home is in a great and quiet cul-de-sac and has a bright

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Private Cul De Sac Close To EVERYTHING

Dearest Friend,Do you have plans to move into a safe, quiet, NE Meridian neighborhood sometime in the next 30-45 days? I invite you to consider this fine house for your new home. Located on a

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5 Beds Over 3000 Square Feet For 269900

Here's a great opportunity to get a huge home in west Boise in a great neighborhood for the lowest price per square foot in a decade. 5 bedrooms. 3.5 bathrooms, and over 3000 square feet. Full

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The Perfect Horse Property Has Arrived

If you are looking for the perfect country horse property, look no further than this amazing mini-ranch! This incredible Middleton, Idaho, property sits on 3.37 acres, has 3 pastures, and sits right

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4 Bedroom Meridian Home For Sale

This fantastic Meridian, Idaho, home is 2,300 square feet, has 4 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms, and just recently was price reduced. This home is located less than 1.5 miles from a great elementary,

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Cul De Sac 4 Bedroom Home For Sale In Meridian

This beautiful 4 bedroom, 2.5 bathroom, Meridian, Idaho home is perfect for your family! This home is nearly 2,300 square feet, and located in an amazing community. The Treasure Valley is an

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Amazing Boise Home Just Hit The Market

View the TourThis beautiful, Meridian, Idaho home is located in a private cul-de-sac, and could not be more perfectly located. This home is only minutes from The Village at Meridian, and this means

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Beware Of Housewarming SCAMS

This investigative report came out in our local news this week about scams targeting new homeowners. It's always a good idea to keep some healthy skepticism when confronted with a new.&

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Zestimates Are Not Accurate

Home value estimates on Zillow - or "Zestimates" - are not very accurate. This is according to the CEO of Zillow Spencer Rascoff. In this interview he admits that nationwide Zestimates have a

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Slow Down On Sales Of Existing Homes

There is a lot of activity in the real estate market right now. But there are some interesting statistics that seem to run contrary to that feeling of robust activity. According to the National

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Your Ship Has Come In

I saw this in the news today that a developer is going to be building homes made from shipping containers in a small subdivision in Garden City. The full story can be found here: :/

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7 Home Staging Tips To Help Your Home Sell Fast

If you are getting ready to list your home for sale, there's one thing you need to think long and hard about. Home staging. You might  think of it as a hassle, or an added expense. But it's

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A Concrete Solution To Your Countertop Needs

Are you looking for a concrete solution to your countertop needs? Literally. I like to keep up on new and creative trends in home finishes. Even though it's not exactly new, concrete counter tops

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What About Winter Curb Appeal

If you are planning to sell your home this winter, don't forget about curb appeal. Winter is a good time to get your home on the market at a time when it won't be lost in the shuffle. The total

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7 Life Hacks That Are Really Just Common Sense Fall Home Maintenance Reminders

7 Fall Home Maintenance Tips:If you think fall is just about getting to wear your fancy sweaters, drink pumpkin spice lattes, and grow out your leg hair, I've got a rude awakening for you.

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The End Of The Master Suite

When you go out looking for a new home, please don't ask to see the Master Suite. You will reveal yourself to be out of step with our new progressive society, and possibly be laughed to scorn as an

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10 Smart Storage Tricks For A Tiny Bathroom

I really like it when everything is nice and orderly. That's why I'm a sucker for articles like this one,  that give tips for using space in ways you might not have thought of. This

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How To Sell Or Refinance With Low Equity

There are still a lot of folks out there who owe more to the bank than their house would sell for. I talk to several each week who say they have been checking the market every six months or so to

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Is Your Agent Literally The Worst

Have you ever asked yourself, "Is my agent LITERALLY the worst real estate agent?" I mean, technically, someone has to be the worst, right? Just by shear objective comparison. Certainly, most agents

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Is A Tiny House For You

I'm a little bit obsessed with the tiny house movement. (pun acknowledged) If you haven't been exposed to this idea yet, it's basically the idea of simplifying your life and possessions and

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Room For Everything Huge House In Kuna

This listing is beautiful inside. Like new, without new construction pricing. It has hardwood floors, granite counter tops and TONS OF STORAGE SPACE. In my opinion, storage space is the one

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Are You Pre Approved

Before seriously looking for homes, you will want to know how much mortgage you can afford and qualify for. In many ways, this pre-approval is for your benefit. It helps you know what price range

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An Intro To Mortgages

When you decide it's time to buy a house, you probably jump online and start looking at homes in your target area. That's certainly one of the steps. But before you get your heart set on a certain

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10 Highend Appliances That Are Worth Every Penny

Folks often ask me if certain upgrades will increase the value of their home. When it comes to appliances, I recommend that they shoot for whatever is typical for the price range their home is

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Clever Storage Ideas For Your Spare Room

I love seeing creative ways to use space. Here is an article that gives some good examples of how to utilize oddly shaped spaces, or just how to do up a spare room in style. Check this out to get

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Like New With Over 3000 Sqft In North Kuna

Close to Meridian with a Kuna price! Need a place that has room for everything? North Kuna home in like-new condition, priced significantly lower than new construction. 4 Bedrooms + office.

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11 Hot Trends In Flooring

There are a lot of really cool trends in flooring right now. All that carpet and old school linoleum are starting to look very dated! Check out this article for a preview of some great flooring.

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What To Do With Lookie Lou

When you have an open house, be prepared, because there will be Lookie Lou's. Here's what to expect.;

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What Is Escrow

If you've ever found yourself nodding along when someone says they are "in escrow," but you struggle to be able to really articulate what it actually means, you are in good company.;

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Inaccurate Zillow Zestimates A Source Of Conflict Over Home Prices

"Are Zestimates accurate? And if they're off the mark, how far off? Zillow CEO Spencer Rascoff answered that they're "a good starting point" but that nationwide Zestimates have a "median error rate"

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5 No Cost Home Staging Tips

Here's a great article about home staging on a budget. You don't need to spend a lot renting fancy staging furniture. You probably already have stuff that looks okay, you just need a strategy.

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Getting Too Many Emails

Have you been getting my emails? Great! How many emails do you get every day? How many of those emails are actually useful and interesting? I send a lot of emails, and I think they all have

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Jan 20 2015 4948 1

10 TOP REAL ESTATE TIPS FOR 2015Another year of strong economic growth, improved employment and pent-up housing demand bodes well for most sellers in 2015, particularly in the Farm Belt and in

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New 3D Virtual Walkthrough Of Great 5 Bedroom Home In West Boise

We have this new camera that creates interactive virtual walkthroughs of our listings. It's such a cool presentation. Check it out below, or click here to view full screen This is one of our

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How Much More Is Homeowners Insurance When You Have A Pool

How Much More Is Homeowners Insurance When You Have a Pool?Is there a Special Insurance You Need to Have With an In-ground Pool?  Check with your insurance agent. Nothing is better than

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8 Shockingly Bad Staging Decisions And What To Do About Them

Proper staging can help a home sell fast. It helps a prospective buyer to imagine the space as they might use it. The best staging is fairly neutral and balanced. It helps paint a picture of the

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Selling A Home With A Virtual Tour

I have to show the latest and coolest technology available only to Front Street Brokers Sellers! You can now walk through a home on a virtual tour. This works really well for our luxury home owners

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9 Red Flags To Watch For When Picking A Real Estate Agent

How do you go about choosing a good real estate agent? It's not a rhetorical question. I'm really asking. Do you already know them in a casually friendly way, and then they come to mind when you

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Top Listing Photo Turn Offs

Listing photos are the first exposure a buyer will have to your home. If you want to put forth a favorable impression, and actually motivate buyers to come see your home in person, you should invest

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Why Buying A Home Is Getting Easier

If you’ve gotten turned down for a mortgage in the past few years, now might be a good time to re-apply.That’s because, according to Ellie Mae research, in July 2014, 67 percent of all mortgages

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When Can I Get A Mortgage After Short Sale

This is a common question that many people have right now. A lot of homeowners suffered some sort of financial setback in the past 5 years - foreclosure, short sale or bankruptcy swept many folks

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5 Bedroom Pool Home In Vienna Woods Meridian Id

Exceptional 5 bedroom Pool home in Vienna Woods Meridian Id. This former 2002 Parade of Homes-home has all the personal touches, heated saltwater pool, electric cover, manicured yard, ;

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How To Crate Train Your Puppy

How to Crate Train Your Dog or Puppy#utlimatecarpetcleaning  #cratetraining #cratetrainPreparing the CrateIntroducing your Dog to the CrateGetting your Dog Accustomed to Being AloneLeaving your

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What Kind Of Carpet Should I Get In My New Home

A Comparison of Olefin, Nylon, Polyester and Wool CarpetingSome people think that there are only different brands of carpet and that there are not actually different types of materials. This is far

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Realtor Safety

If you didn't hear the awful story last week of a Realtor in Arkansas who went to show a home to a person she did not know, she went missing and they just found her body.  This is an important

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Bristol Heights Is One Of The Most Desireable Boise Neighborhoods

If you are thinking of relocating to Boise, may I recommend you consider Bristol Heights neighborhood? It's located right at the crossroads of Meridian, Boise and Eagle and has convenient access to

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Boise Idaho North End District History With Maps

http://pds.cityofboise.org/planning/hp/districts/North End Historic DistrictNorth EndThe area known as Boise's North End was the City's first "suburban" development. Its first,

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Willow Trees Will Make You Weep

If you are trying to think of a good tree to plant in your front yard, may I suggest that you skip the Willow Tree? They can look nice, but underneath that billowy willow is a tree that has a very

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Do You Even Know How To Buy A House

I've been watching the local market, and all the signs are there for a strong Buyer's market, at least for the next several months. We have more inventory right now than we have had in Q3 the last 3

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Thinking About Selling Your Business In Idaho

Here is a general guideline to help get you started on the sale of your business.  If you need ideas for more internal structure, we can help with that too.Dun &Bradstreet Rating

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Foreclosures Up 7 Percent In August

Six years later, the effects of the housing bust are still being felt. RealtyTrac reports foreclosure filings in August were up 7% from the previous month. While down 9% from a year ago, it is the

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Key To Quick Insurance Claim Turnaround Doing A Home Inventory

You never expect a home disaster to happen to you, but if it does, and you have to deal with an insurance company, there are some things you can do to make it go faster and more smooth. From

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Four Reasons To Buy A Home Now

This is an interesting article from our friends over at Yahoo!For our local market, I think that item number 1 is not really a concern. In fact we are seeing the opposite here now. There is a strong

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Winter Is Coming

Sure, it's still early August, but blink and it will be cold again. I love the four seasons we enjoy in Idaho. But that doesn't mean I want them inside my house. Energy efficiency has been

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6 Reasons To Reduce Your Home Price

By: G. M. FiliskoPublished: March 19, 2010Home not selling? That could happen for a number of reasons you can't control, like a unique home layout or having one of the few homes in the

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Are These The Worst Real Estate Agent Photos EVER

Here's a little photo article from over on Yahoo! - - https://ca.finance.yahoo.com/news/are-therse-the-worst-real-estate-agent-photos-ever-114600005.htmlOne take away point is that real

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How Much Money Do You Actually Need To Buy A House

I saw this article over on Yahoo! today: https://homes.yahoo.com/news/saving-for-a-home-055939324.htmlIt's a pretty good rundown of the costs to buy a home these days. As with all articles of

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Rare 5 Bedroom Home In Bristol Heights

You've dreamed of the day when you could live in an established West Boise Subdivision like this. Close to shopping. Close to Eagle. Straight shot into downtown Boise without the using the freeway.

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Boise Fireworks And Family Events On July 4th

Fireworks in Boise IdahoCelebrate July 4th with fireworks and family fun in Ann Morrison Park. Where: Ann Morrison ParkWhen: Friday, July 4, 10:15 p.m. (approximately) The event

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Fireworks Ban In Ada County

Be careful with your Fireworks in Boise Idaho this year! Fireworks Ban in Effect for Areas of Unincorporated Ada County (Boise, ID) – Today, the Board of Ada County Commissioners

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Looking For Homes In The Rock Mountain High School Area In Merdian Idaho

Homes for sale in the Rocky Mountain High School Areahttp://goo.gl

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Building Lots In Ada County Boise Idaho

Can't find what you are looking for in your home searches?  Come see me to meet the builder who can build you dream home. http://goo.gl

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16 Signs Youve Picked The Wrong Real Estate Agent

Here is a little lighthearted piece for your friday fun. CLICK HERE TO ENJOYThese examples are hopefully exaggerated and or fictional. But as the saying goes, "it's all fun and games until

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Looking For Something Different To Do With The Kids This Summer

Rafting trip with the kids this summer. Last week my husband and I took our two boys and our daughter on rafting with Cascade Raft company.  I highly recommend this experience with your

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Congress Wants To Take Away Your Home Interest Deduction

Don’t let Congress take away your Home Interest Deductions!Right now, there is a discussion going on in Congress that could have a huge impact on your home and your wallet.How? Congress is

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7 Tips For Improving Your Credit

Here’s how to clean up your credit so you get the least-expensive home loan possible.Getting the loan that suits your situation at the best possible price and terms makes homebuying easier and

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Appliance Repair Idaho

Mr Appliance in Nampa, Idaho has really save my bacon on several occasions and they gave me some great tips on how to keep your appliances from causing destruction years down the road.  

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What Makes An Energy Star Home In Idaho

The Next Generation of ENERGY STARCertified New HomesBuying a new home is one of the biggest purchases you'll ever make. By choosing one that has earned the government's trusted ENERGY STAR

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Homes For Sale In Paramount Subdivision In Meridian Idaho

Homes for Sale in Paramount Subdivision in Meridian Idaho Looking for homes for sale in Paramount Subdivision in Meridian Idaho? There are few available. This area has some beautiful homes in a

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Vacant Lots In Middleton Idaho For Under 100k

Looking for a great area to build your dream home?  Check out all the lots in Middleton Idaho for under 100k!  http://jennifer.boiserealestateshop.com/index.php?quick=1&display

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Homes In Castlebury And Castlebury West Eagle Idaho

Looking for homes In Castlebury And Castlebury West, Eagle Idaho? There are only a few available. This area has some beautiful homes on large lots in an established subdivision. There are only

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Building Lots In Eagle Idaho Under 100k

Are you looking for Building Lots In Eagle Idaho Under 100k? A lot of people are. There are  many to choose from right now. But they are going fast. Spring is well under way, and we

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Credit Disputing Gets Easier

Credit Disputing Gets EasierAre you ready for some really good news?After being pushed by the Consumer Finance Protection Bureau (CFPB), the three major credit reporting agencies, Equifax, Experian,

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10 US CITIES THAT EARN THEIR COFFEE BRAGGING RIGHTS

10 U.S. CITIES THAT EARN THEIR COFFEE BRAGGING RIGHTSBy Daniel Lefferts  @d_lefferts 3 weeks agoSHARETWEETPIN ITPIN ITThis extended winter weather of ours may delay the annual-

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Homeowners Check Your Valuation For Property Taxes Here

HOMEOWERS AND AGENTS:  Don't forget to remind your clients about the Homeowner Exception Deadline.  If they bought a home in the past 11 months, they'll want to make sure they submit the

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15 Minute Home Makeovers

Here are 7 house pick-me-ups that take about as much time as brewing a pot of coffee and fit your schedule whenever you have a few extra minutes.1. Switch the plates. Upgrade your drab, plastic

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When Its Time For A Home Office

So, you’re tired of clearing your papers off the dining room table every time someone wants to eat (how dare they!). And you’re still recovering from the business call you were forced to take

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February Real Estate Market Report For Boise Idaho

February Market ReportMarch 11, 2014 by Marc Lebowitz · Leave a CommentFebruary Market Report…kind of like skiing in the rain. It’s good but you wish it was better.Single

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February ReaMarket Report In Boise Idaho

February Market ReportMarch 11, 2014 by Marc Lebowitz · Leave a CommentFebruary Market Report…kind of like skiing in the rain. It’s good but you wish it was better.Single

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Home Improvement Ideas When Selling You Home In The North End

1. Make your kitchen really cook The kitchen is still considered the heart of the home. For a few hundred dollars, you can replace the kitchen faucet set, add new cabinet door handles and

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Loans Are Finally Easier To Get

I came across this article, which might be very good news. Take everything with a grain of salt, but these reports are starting to come out. Over the last few years we have seen the

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9 Sins Homeowners Often Commit On Their Taxes

As you calculate your tax returns, consider each home tax deduction and credit you are — and are not — entitled to. Running afoul of any of these 9 home-related tax mistakes — which tax pros

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5000 Grant Available For First Time Homebuyers

Could you or someone you know use $5,000 to help buy a home? Grant funds are available:This program is for homebuyers that have not owned a home for 3 years that need assistance with Down

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Five Principles Of Home Staging

Home staging is economical and a well-proven benefit to Realtors and home owners alike. Here are some basic staging principles every home seller can use. Become a Seller, Not a Dweller 

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Vacation Checklist What To Do When Your Homes Alone

You're finally taking the household on a well-deserved vacation. You've arranged to board the dog, and Aunt Martha will babysit the bird.There's one more precaution to take---safeguarding your home.

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Unique Homes Welcome To The Flintstone House For Sale

Click on the link below to view the Flintstones Home!http://www.trulia.com/property/3084783635-10124-Pacific-View-Dr-Malibu-CA-90265?ecampaign=cnews&...

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What You Should Know About Your Home And Your 2013 Taxes

It’s the last year for three sweet home tax benefits, but the first for a way simpler home office deduction.These days few things start a fight on Capitol Hill faster than taxes. Despite the fact

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Facebook Changes

Facebook redesigned its news feed last week, but the company isn't stopping there. Next up for a makeover is Facebook Pages.Facebook announced a new look for Pages on Monday, changing

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Does The Listing Pass The Sniff Test

All homes have a smell.  If it’s pleasing, it will be to the seller’s advantage. I once asked a friend what prompted her to buy her current home. “It smelled like home,” was her

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The American Dream Is Homeownership Not A Tax Deduction

As of this week, I have been a homeowner for 25 years — and in the same home, too.In the early years, we paid a lot of interest on our home loan. Rates were up around 9 percent, and the interest

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Are You Ready To Buy A Home

While it may be acceptable to snap up a pair of shoes on an impulse, buying a home requires thoughtful planning and decision making. Whether you’re becoming a homeowner for the first time or you

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25 Tips And Tricks For An Organized Move

Worried because you're moving soon? This really doesn't have to be a stressful, chaotic time. Here are some tips to help you achieve a successful, organized move.USE A MOVING CHECKLIST. Make

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Why Declutter Your House

When you declutter your house, are you choking off your life energy or soothing your soul?When it comes to decluttering your house, do you ever want to just throw in the towel (preferably on the

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FSBOs Dont Sell For A Number Of Reasons

Question: Is there something wrong with a property if a for-sale-by-owner has been trying to sell it for six months?Answer: Not necessarily. There could be other factors, not always

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Expand Your Square Footage With A New Basement In Boise Meridian Ada County

Hey Boise, Meridian, And Eagle ResidentsDid you know you can have a company come dig a basement right under your existing home?  My friends did it and it is such a marvelous idea!  Not all

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Important Tax Tips For 2014

For tax year 2013, the standard deduction is $6,100 for single Americans and $12,200 for those married and filing jointly.That means unless you can claim more than those amounts, there's no reason

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Homeowner Association Pros And Cons In Boise Idaho

Homeowner Association Pros and Cons   Boise IdahoAsk two different homeowners what they think about living in a community with a homeowners association and you may see one of them scowl and

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7 Habits Of A Short Sale Agent

A Short Sale Agents Is a JugglerIn Stephen Covey’s best-selling book, he discusses seven habits of highly effective people. And, believe it or not, there are actually identifiable traits

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Fannie Mae Offers Incentives On Foreclosures

Fannie Mae Offers Incentives on ForeclosuresFannie Mae is now offering an incentive to buyers who write an offer on a Fannie Mae property during the First Look™ period. According to the

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Your Top Home Ownership Tax Questions Answered

Which tax benefits do home owners miss? Will you get audited if you take the home office deduction? Find out the answers to these questions and more before Tax Day.There are a lot of home ownership

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5 Classy Kitchen Cabinet Updates For Under 100

You don’t have to spend a lot to give your tired cabinets a lift. These five inexpensive cabinet updates will brighten the mood of your entire kitchen.1. Handsome HardwareKnobs and pulls are

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Spring Cleaning List

Don’t you just love that feeling you get when you check items off a list? Get that adrenaline going with our spring cleaning list.Before you begin: Turn up the tunes with our Spotify

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Top 10 Photographic Crimes Real Estate Agents Commit

Stop losing buyers because of horrible listing photos.Since cameras have been getting better and better over the past years, why are the photos most real estate agents take not getting any better?

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7 Smart Strategies For Kitchen Remodeling

Follow these seven strategies to get the most financial gain on your kitchen remodel.A significant portion of kitchen remodeling costs may be recovered by the value the project brings to your home.

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11 Ways To Create A Welcoming Front Entrance For Under 100

Wouldn’t it be nice to approach your home’s entrance with a grin instead of a grimace? Take our tips for beating a clear, safe, and stylish path to your front door.1. Clear the way for curb

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7 Steps To Take Before You Buy A Home

By doing your homework before you buy, you’ll feel more content about your new home.1. Decide how much home you can affordGenerally, you can afford a home priced 2 to 3 times your gross income.

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4 Tips To Determine How Much Mortgage You Can Afford

By knowing how much mortgage you can handle, you can ensure that home ownership will fit in your budget.1. The general rule of mortgage affordabilityAs a rule of thumb, you can typically afford a

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How To Assess The Real Cost Of A FixerUpper House

By: G. M. FiliskoWhen you buy a fixer-upper house, you can save a ton of money, or get yourself in a financial fix.1. Decide what you can do yourselfTV remodeling shows make home improvement

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Build Or Buy

Graphic provided by: http://www.buildidaho.com/homes_for_sale/

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How Do You Know If You Are Ready To Buy A Home

A lot of renters have an idea in the back of their mind that someday they'd like to purchase a home and really put down some permanent roots. I fully support that goal, and to make that goal a

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Fannie Mae Homepath Offers Closing Cost Assistance

3.5% Closing Cost assistance is available! Act now!Fannie Mae is offering up to a 3.5% closing cost assistance for owner-occupant buyers and public entities who request the

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If You Want To Flip You Better Hurry

Home flips (homes bought and then sold again within six months) were up 16% in 2013 from the previous year. In 2012 they were up 114% from 2011. Profits are strong right now, averaging;

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What Does It Mean To Buy Down Your Interest Rate

When you speak with a lender to get pre qualified for a home loan, they may ask you if you want to "buy down the interest rate." It took me a few exposures to really grasp this concept so I want to

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Use Your Tax Return As A Downpayment

Tax time is here. I know taxes are "due" in April, but all the 1099's, 1098's, w-2's and whatchamacallits have been sent out and so you are free to file your taxes anytime now. When you

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Search For Homes On Your Cell Phone

Do you have a mobile home search app on your smart phone yet? There are a lot of real estate apps out there, and it can be hard to choose a good one. But who needs a mobile home

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Ra Paulette Hand Carved Cave Homes

Digital Detox in Your Own Meditation ChamberUnique Homes   |  Jan 31, 2014   |  By: Neal J. Leitereg1 / 13We live in a world where

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Super Bowl XLVIII Home Game Broncos Vs Seahawks

Super Bowl XLVIII Home Game: Broncos vs. SeahawksCelebrity Real Estate   |  Jan 27, 2014   |  By: Neal J. Leitereg  |  PREV

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Top 25 Worst Passwords

The 25 Worst PasswordsDAILY REAL ESTATE NEWS | TUESDAY, JANUARY 21, 2014Are you putting your information at risk by choosing a bad password? SplashData, a provider of password management,

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Sell Your House In Boise Eagle And Meridian Idaho

Step 1: Plan and Prepare to Sell Your House7 Steps to House-selling Success   4625 Maplestone Meridian, IDMillion of existing homes are sold each year, and while each transaction is different

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What Do Investors Think Of Idaho Homes

Investors in and out of the country are really looking at Idaho residential and commercial property this year.  Wanna know why idaho real estate investors always seem to come out on top?  

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December Existing Home Sales Strongest Rise In SEVEN YEARS

December Existing-Home Sales Rise, 2013 Strongest in Seven YearsMedia Contact: Walter Molony / 202-383-1177 / EmailWASHINGTON (January 23, 2014) – Existing-home sales edged up in December,

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Mortgage Applications For 2014 Increased

In the last two weeks of 2013, mortgage application volume steadily declined. However, since the beginning of the new year, mortgage application volume has ticked back up. In the Mortgage

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Mortgage Credit Easiest In 35 Years Consumer Attitudes Improve Fannie Housing Survey

BY JANN SWANSONMortgage Credit Easiest in 3.5 Years, Consumer Attitudes Improve -Fannie Housing SurveyDecrease Jan 7 2014, 12:18PMFannie Mae said today that results of its December

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Consumers More Optimistic About Home Values In Boise Idaho

Consumers More Optimistic About Home ValuesDAILY REAL ESTATE NEWS | WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 08, 2014Forty-nine percent of Americans say they expect home values to rise over the next 12 months, according

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PR Ratios Formula When Buying Or Renting In Boise ID

Try This Formula Check the price-to-rent ratio (or P/R ratio). This number gives you a rough idea whether to buy or rent a home in your area.Find two similar houses in your area (or condos or

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Housing Outlook 2014

In 2013, the housing recovery was a welcome bright spot for the economy: prices were shooting up, fewer homeowners were underwater, and builder confidence was finally on the upswing. It’s looking

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Top 20 Cities To Invest In Housing In 2014

Buying a home can be a great investment, whether you’re looking for your first home or a fixer-upper to rent out. If you have feared that you missed out on buying a house in 2013, no need to worry

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Cap Rate For Commercial Properties Boise ID

Many commercial brokers and investors , lenders, and appraisers in Idaho use “cap rate” (capitalization rate) as one of the primary factors in determining the value of a commercial piece of

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For SALE BY OWNER I Tried It Once In Boise Idaho

Long before I was a REALTOR, my husband and I did the For Sale By Owner route in Boise, Idaho.  It did not go over well for us.  We ended up spending more in the long run than if we

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Nine Reasons To Move Or Relocate To Boise Idaho

What makes Boise Idaho one of the top mid sized cities to live in? Boise is one of the last great western cities left, and is set by the beautiful foothills of the Rocky Mountains, drowning in a sea

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Holiday Party TONIGHT Downtown For First Thursdays

Front Street Brokers Holiday Party isTonight - Dec 5th! 6-8pmPlease join us for our holiday party Thursday Dec 5th from 6-8pm at our Downtown Office. We'll have

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How To Add Value To Your Home In Boise Idaho

Adding value or getting the most out of your home is imperative. Walk your neighborhood before you begin getting ready to sell your home.  You want to make sure any improvements will not go to

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Idaho Probate What You Should Know

BASIC INFORMATION YOU SHOULD KNOW     Prepared by the Court Assistance Office, a project of the Idaho Supreme Court   What is Probate? 

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