• Strong Spring Housing Market Doesn’t Mean Sellers Can Overprice

    Tight inventory continued to push home prices up in March 2016, and sales remained strong. In March 2016, the median sales price of all single-family homes in Ada County, as tracked by the Intermountain MLS, was at $234,950, up 5.4% compared to March 2015. The median sales price of existing single-family homes was $215,000, up… Continue Reading

    Strong Spring Housing Market Doesn’t Mean Sellers Can Overprice
  • Pending Sales Indicate Strong Spring Market for U.S. and Boise Region

    The National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) reported today that national pending sales (newly signed contracts) for existing homes reached a 7-month high in February 2016, up 3.5% SAAR compared to January 2016, and up 0.7% SAAR compared to February 2015. This is great news for the spring market as pending sales are a leading indicator of… Continue Reading

    Pending Sales Indicate Strong Spring Market for U.S. and Boise Region
  • Idaho Homeowner’s Exemption Aims to Create Stable Tax Base

    On Tuesday, March 8th the Idaho Senate voted to approve HB431 sending it to the Governor’s desk for signing into law. The bill changes the Idaho Homeowner’s Exemption to a set amount of $100,000, rather than tying it to the Federal Housing Price Index. What is the Federal Housing Price Index? According to the Federal… Continue Reading

    Idaho Homeowner’s Exemption Aims to Create Stable Tax Base
  • Recruiting Do’s and Don’ts

      Recently, I received a call from a member asking what brokers or their assistants are allowed to do (or not do) when recruiting agents. Specifically, they wanted to know about any Standards of Practice from NAR’s Code of Ethics, or any state license laws that pertain to agent recruitment. Great question and I love when… Continue Reading

    Recruiting Do’s and Don’ts
  • A Name in 2016!

    How do Al Jolson, The Beatles, Wilson Phillips, and Adele connect to the association’s history? Loosely, but stick with me. Each were top artists the years that we had a name change. Here’s a quick history: 1920 — The association was founded as the Boise Realty Board and Al Jolson’s “Swanee” was all the rage.… Continue Reading

    A Name in 2016!

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Strong Spring Housing Market Doesn’t Mean Sellers Can Overprice

Tight inventory continued to push home prices up in March 2016, and sales remained strong. In March 2016, the median sales price of all single-family homes in Ada County, as tracked by the Intermountain MLS, was at $234,950, up 5.4% compared to March 2015. The median sales price of existing single-family homes was $215,000, up […]

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YPN Pub ‘n’ Putt Benefits RPAC

Calling all “Wild West” foursomes! Sink a hole-in-one for RPAC by wrangling your foursome together to putt your way through Humpin’ Hannah’s winding “Wild West” putt-putt course. Don’t forget your Western-wear…there will be prizes for the best outfit & more! All proceeds support the REALTOR® Political Action Committee (RPAC).* Saturday, April 9th at Humpin’ Hannah’s in […]

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