The Fall Parade Of Homes 2016

Presented By Southwest Idaho Building Contractors Association


2016 Fall Parade Of Homes


Featuring homes for sale in Boise, Meridian, Eagle, Star & Kuna! If you are in search of a new construction home there is not a better place to start. Featuring over 30 homes for sale that you can buy and move right into, or have one built just to your liking, with over 25 of the valleys best builders you can be sure to be impressed. Designed to show case each builders flair and talents, these homes for sale are in the Boise mls are upgraded with all of the latest in finishes, hi tech gadgetry and touches unique to each builder. In awesome subdivisions like Spurwing Greens, The Shores and Paramount the locations are as superb as the quality…

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Boise Real Estate Agent's

2016 Year In Review

Boise Idaho Real Estate Agent Hunts Elk

2016 was a fabulous year filled with foibles, foul ups and snafu’s galore. The record cool tempratures that we experienced combined with the late labor day had the elk going pretty good for so early in the season. After making the switch to bow hunting in 1998 I have enjoyed a lot of great hunts hounding the screaming bulls of central Idaho. But this years hunt was the best. It seems like every time I turned around there was another 6 point standing there wanting to kick me bottom. There were a lot of bulls in 1998 and 1999 during the early phases of wolf reintroduction. We chased elk by the bushel full out of the meadows and onto the ridges, but they were mostly 4 or 5 points with an occasional big…

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Sell Your House In Boise For More

Kitchens Sell Boise Homes!

Lately I have seen a lot of really good looking acid washed, oxidized metal back splashes in high end commercial settings and thought it would be a great idea to add some pop to your new homes kitchen backsplash, guest bath or even a whole wall. Lucky Fins on Eagle road has an awesome backsplash in their bar and we saw another great example in one of the restaurants in Hyde Park last week at the street fair. There are hundreds of ways that you could incorporate this into your home. I am going to do kitchen back splash when we redo the kitchen great room at our Ballantyne house next year! So for the sake of this blog I will approach from that angle!

The Choices Are Almost Endless

There are hundreds of different…

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10 Tips To Help Get Top Dollar

When Selling Your Boise Home!

Sell Boise Real Estate

Tips For Selling Boise Real Estate

Number 10- Price It Right

Find out what your home is worth, then instead of adding 5% to arrive at the asking price, take 2 % off. In an active market, like the one we have in Boise, chances are there are 3 or 4 buyers out there ready to pounce on the next listing with a competitive price. Fear of being beat out again will get the better of them often resulting in multiple offers. And if you have followed the other 9 tips, a great offer well over full price.

 Number 9- Curb Appeal Sells

Do whatever it takes to make the front of your home and your entry way look beautiful and maintenance free. From painting the front door, to barking the…

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Boise Downtown Core TourBoise Downtown Core Tours

& Tips To Make Your Visit To Boise A Smashing Success

If you are relocating and are planning a trip to house hunt or check out Boise, Mike and Erica would love to show you some homes or give you a core tour of Boise and the surrounding areas. Our goal is to help educate each and every newbie to Boise so they can make a great decision about how Boise fits them. If it fits like a glove, that's great and you will leave with some historical perspective to help you decide where and what about Boise suits you to a tee. We pride ourselves in our thorough and knowledgeable ways, it's about all things Boise. Our low pressure laid back vibe goes down easy and we love to show off our home town. Below find a few links to restaurants,…

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Recently I was showing new houses for sale in Meridian. As many already know there are a few hidden costs when buying new construction. One of the most obvious, window treatments. I must say I think buyers over estimate the expense. You can do it all yourself and save a little, but here is a little tip for you Budget Blinds of Boise will install the blinds in the whole house for $65.00. It is about customer satisfaction and follow thru!

Budget Blinds Of Boise

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Anyway in order to figure out what blinds for a new house cost I emailed our friend Pam  who is co-owner and a style consultant at Budget Blinds. Here is what she had to say!

  Lots of people ask that ……. How much are the blinds going to cost for our new home? While the answer may…

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Picking The Right Paint Is The Key?

Where, what, and why will determine the quality & sheen that is best for your job!

Boise Investment Property Neesd Paint Too.

There are many reason why a home may need to be painted from turning a rental over to decorating the baby's room. Here we will discuss the pros and cons of different types of paint, sheen's and applications for each! The paint you may choose for your  own home versus a rental or a flip are all going to be different.

Paint Basics

Cost Vs Quality- Generally the more you spend the better coverage you will get out of one coat. So if you are operating the sprayer or the brush factor your time into equation. With a high quality paint you may well be able to do just one coat if the under layer is a similar or light color! That…

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Bear Valley Hot Springs

Located on the edge of the Frank Church Wilderness Area in the headwaters of the famous Middle Fork Of The Salmon River it is the best hot spring you haven't been too! In fact you may have never even heard of! Hard to get to, even harder to leave. The temperature is perfect, the smell nonexistent and the volume is out of this world! If you are a rafter you have heard of, or visited some of the more famous Middle Fork Of The Salmon hot springs like Trail Flat, Sunflower and Loon Creek, but chances are you have not been to or experienced one quite this nice. Deeper and bigger than Loon Creek and without the overly hot issue that Trail Flat often experiences. Plus when sitting it is up to your neck rather than your belly button…

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The Northend Neighborhood Association

NENA's Annual Fund Raiser With Proceeds Benefiting You & Your Neighbors!

Hyde Park Street Fair and Homes For Sale

Let's not forget it's a heck of a lot of fun as well. Held annually in Camelsback Park, you and 40,000 of your closest friends and neighbors can celebrate Boise, the north end and life in general. Featuring tons of cool stuff for the kids, boat loads of vendors, live music from hither and yon, community entertainers. Food too....Falafel is awful! Just kidding, man is there food. Do not be afraid to eat, drink and be spendy as all of the proceeds from this great event go right back into NENA's Fine Grants Program. Some of the past recipients of the grants have organized fun runs, attacked goatheads,  help with start up for community…

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Boise Relocation Bam Art In The Park

Iconic Art

For 62 years Art In The Park has delighted kids, kids at heart and art lovers of all ages and all genre's. This years event will be no different! There is something for everyone. Peruse the creations of more than 199 artists. Enjoy browsing, or purchase a piece and enjoy for all time. Taste sweets and treats from over 30 food vendors. Relax in the Sculpture Garden Pub with a pint or glass of sensational artisan Idaho wine. Live entertainment in the Gene Harris Band Shell will begin with local favorite Rebbeca Scott at 5 on Friday night and will run the length of this 3 day event  And don't forget the ever popular kids tents which will have 3 different activities tied to the current exhibits in the museum itself. Located north of the rose…

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