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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.
I am heading to Florida to teach a Short Sale and Foreclosure Resource (SFR) certification class and am grateful that I booked my rental car well in advance.  I booked mine via CostcoTravel.com since I love the benefits of: 1) A second driver over 25 can drive with no upcharge; and 2) If you can ...
When I first went up to Sandpoint, Idaho to help open another real estate franchise I was shocked at what I saw and learned.Years ago, I flew into Coeur D'Alene in February and the owner of the company picked me up and we drove straight to Sandpoint to meet with a potential Realtor / office manag...
It saddens and frustrates me when agents delete my emails about their listings without even opening them. Maybe that is one reason what that agent has only closed 3 listings and 3 sales in the past two years.I know we all get bombarded with excess emails but here is one from yesterday showing tha...
What impacts will the Covid-19 Pandemic have on real estate when current forebearance programs, eviction moritoriums, and other programs run out?Find out by taking the updated Short Sale and Foreclosure Resource (SFR) certification class!I will be teaching this on May 3, 2021 via a hybrid live an...
In an effort to show the benefits of working with a Realtor who is a member of the MLS to search for properties I will go step by step through the process of narrowing down the search criteria.Here are the current market statistics for Ada County (Boise) Idaho.Buyers typically only concern themse...
Right now we have more licensed Realtors in the United States than there are listings.  All over this country, there are multiple offers within hours or days of new listings.  This make it extremely difficult for buyers who get frustrated after loosing out on offer after offer.  I tell my clients...
Are you concerned about online security?  You should be!I subscribe to LastPass which not only helps me remember all my unique passwords (over 500 of them); but it also monitors my many email addresses to see if they know of any security breaches on any sites they are stored.Here is exactly why y...
I love good old fashioned competition.  I appreciate it when potential home seller's do their research and actually pay attention to what a Realtor does (or doesn't do) to market themselves.If you can't find an agent easily on line, what are the odds they will be able to help your house get found...
Of the ALL the homes priced up to $250,000 NONE of them sold for CASH!  As a matter of fact, the average seller even paid $5,000 toward the buyer's costs.That is the problem with just reading the headlines and not looking deeper at the data.  How many homes created this statistic . . . only 1.Tha...
This event is only one day and it is today - February 11, 2021.Check out the great line up of topics and national speakers:My segment on "Augmenting your Virtual Reality" will be from 11:50 AM - 12:20 PM Central Standard Time. If you haven't registered yet use my coupon code JP20 for a 20% discou...

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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