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Boise Real Estate News and Home Reviews from Mike Turner and his team of top Luxury Home Agents at Front Street Brokers in the Boise Idaho marketplace. We review and analyze the best homes on the market and give you our honest opinions of the properties, as well as offer the best market insights you will find in Idaho.
By Mike Turner Sales people have forever struggled to prevent themselves from becoming commodities. It feels like the death of your profession when a consumer has no compulsion to use your services over another sales person’s in your industry.  An even greater threat than failing to differentiate...
Before you list your home for sale, it's a good idea to examine the sales/list price ratio. The Boise real estate market has seen a big change in average sale price discount on home sales in Boise. (See chart below.) Tips For Boise Home Sellers: Note the rapid change in the discount most sellers ...
ADA and CANYON HOME SALES VOLUME Sales volume is a stat that is often over looked but needs to be examined. For example, tracking sales volume helped us figure out in 2009 and 2010 that, even though home sales were increasing across the valley, home prices would likely still fall because the tota...


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On Monday, Sept. 24, 2012, the Idaho Attorney Generals office mailed out over 2,600 payment applications to Idahoans eligible to receive compensation from the recent National Mortgage Settlement. Over 12,000 Idahoans qualify, with the remaining payment application packets scheduled to be mailed o...
With the largest year-over-year gain in the Real Estate Strength Index (RESi), Boise, Idaho was recently named the most improved real estate market in the nation by Corelogic, a leading property and analytics corporation. The RESi is a monthly index that ranks and compares quality, sustainability...
There are some changes afoot in the Ada County housing sales as we reach the beginning of month 9 of 2012. It's not much of a surprise, if you remember back, that home sales peaked in 2005. According to data, they bottomed out in 2008. Since then, existing home sales in Boise and the surrounding ...
The swift decrease in foreclosures and shadow inventory across the nation are helping push home prices up after a half decade of persistent declines, and the balance of non-distressed sales vs distressed sales has improved to levels unseen since 2008 (nearly 5 years ago). The states with the shar...
It would seem that the housing recovery in the United States is underway. About time, right? Sales volume is up, prices in most areas are on the rise, even builders are starting to ramp things up a bit. So how sustainable is the recovery? Is there still another shoe to drop? I’ve written about th...
We all felt the housing peak (2005). We all felt the painful crash (2009). We all felt the slam into the bottom (Jan. 2011). But have we started to feel the comeback yet? What's ahead for the Boise real estate market in 2012-13 and beyond? Using a chart presented in six month increments, we can ...

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