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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.
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...
If you are planning on buying a home in Idaho as a first time home buyer in 2022 or beyond, did you know you can potentially save money on your 2021 taxes?Idaho has a unique program that was approved called the "First-Time Home Buyer Savings Account".  If you are planning on buying your first hom...
Words mean stuff!  That may not sound like a profound statement, but it is.There are only 26 letters in the English language and the way that they are arranged make up every single word in the dictionary.  Therefore, doesn't it make sense that the way you arrange those words might make up  . . . ...
People often ask "What are you afraid of?" I can honestly say, nothing really.  Fear is an amazing emotion and it isn't always negative.For example, it can be a motivator as is the case with the Fear of Missing Out.Some people have a Fear of Flying.  If they actually stopped to analyze that state...

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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