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Jim Paulson's views of Boise Real Estate, real estate technology trends, and life here in the Treasure Valley. Jim Paulson has nearly 25 years of Boise Idaho real estate experience.
This home has a lot to offer!  Over 2,750 sq. ft. of living space plus a spacious 3 car garage.  It has four bedrooms and the loft can be converted to a 5th or an office if needed.  Entertain in the large living room and relax in the separate family room.  The kitchen has quartz countertops, isla...
If you live in a fairly small community and have been in the business for more than ten years, odds are you might have sold the same house more than once.I live in Boise, Idaho so the county has a population of about 500,000 people so that is a bit harder.  However, I am about to list one house t...
I was just reading a few blogs this morning and started with the Kathy Streib blog https://activerain.com/blogsview/5729288/friday-fun-and-then-there-were-noneOne of the first things I noticed was that she has accumulated over 5 million points on ActiveRain!  WOWThis made me wonder about the top ...
Did you know that the 30-year mortgage was authorized by Congress in 1948 for new construction homes.  Six years later, they allowed existing homes.  They haven't changed the term for 68 years!Now think about car loans.  Due to rising prices of cars, lenders have continuously extended the term on...
One of the many factors in your credit score is the amount of credit utilization.  In other words, how much have you maxed out your credit.One trick I use is to have buyer's contact their credit card companies to see if they can increase their credit limit to immediately increase their credit uti...
With the lack of inventory over the past 2 years, I am expanding my market area!I am looking into signing up for this new class so that I will be ready to start selling real estate that is truly out of this world!  People have been selling fake claims to property on the moon and stars for decades...
I have been a licensed Realtor in Idaho for over 30 years.  You would think I would love the market being this strong, but I despise it but to all the multiple offers and bidding wars making it frustrating for the buyers I represent.Therefore, I have adapted my marketing philosophy yet again and ...
Recently, President Biden announced that people are able to get free Covid 19 home test kits.  If you buy one, you can get reimbursed.  But who will accept these?What if I really wanted to go to a concert or a sporting event but thought I might have Covid; would I have someone else take the test ...
I have been a Realtor in Idaho for over 30 years and have closed brand new homes with 68 different builders and represented seven different developers.  Each one has their own unique approach and niche, so where do you start? I start with your needs/wants. Timing: Different builders take differen...
I am taking a totally different approach to selling homes in Idaho this year.  I have represented seven developers and closed brand new homes built by 68 different builders in my 30+ years as a licensed Realtor in Idaho.  I will take that knowledge a new direction in 2022 to help my buyer's avoid...

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Jim Paulson would like to be your Realtor. He is the Past President of the Idaho Chapter of the Council of Residential Specialists (2014) also the Past President of the Ada County Association of Realtors (2010). Jim has nearly 25 years being a licensed Idaho Realtor. Jim Paulson is a member of the Greater Boise Chamber of Commerce and he is the owner and broker of Progressive Realty Corporation which is an A+ accredited business with the Better Business Bureau. Jim is one of the few Realtors in Boise Idaho that has earned the "top producer" designation in excess of ten times in his career so he is a proud to be honored as a Lifetime Member of the Circle of Excellence by the Ada County Association of Realtors. Before you hire a Realtor, be sure to interview Jim Paulson and compare the difference 25 years of experience selling Idaho real estate makes! http://www.IdahoMLStours.com Http://www.Progressive-Realty.info