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By Tim Burroughs, Your key to a smooth move!
(RE/MAX Executives)
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As we enter the second month in this year, 2007, we find that we have more buyer activity in the Boise Metro area of Idaho.  Last year we had buyers coming to view homes but they had homes to sell somewhere else before they could purchase here.  They were coming from Florida, Massachusetts, West ...

By Bill Williams
(Coldwell Banker Tomlinson Group)
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On the way to the office this morning I heard on the radio that two of my favorite TV personalities will be appearing in Boise on the 25th of February as part of BSU's College of Engineering's 10th Anniverary!  Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman, Discovery Channel's Mythbusters, will be presenting a f...
Nampa is the second largest city in the state of Idaho. This is one of Idaho's fastest growing cities and is projected to see rapid population growth for some time. The appreciation exceeded 28% in 2006 alone. It was featured along with Boise as the 2nd fastest appreciating city in the US, 2nd on...

By Bill Williams
(Coldwell Banker Tomlinson Group)
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Last night, before a sellout crowd of 5018  in the Qwest  Arena in downtown Boise,  The Idaho Steelheads  hockey club called on  one of the young men from my  office  to fill the net against the Phoenix Roadrunners.  The Idaho Statesman tells it this way "Blair Allison said he's not ready to giv...

By Bill Williams
(Coldwell Banker Tomlinson Group)
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I have to say, that was the most roller coaster football game I've seen in many a year!  But with an overtime two point conversion, the Boise State Broncos beat the Oklahoma Sooners last night in the Fiesta Bowl in Arizona by a final score of 43-42.  Downtown Boise quickly filled up with fans ce...

By Bill Williams
(Coldwell Banker Tomlinson Group)
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Avimor site preparation has begun Located northwest of Boise, Avimor is currently the second planned community under construction in Ada County.  The first, and so far the largest at 1,844 acres, was Hidden Springs, started in the late 90's, and continuing to be expanded in the Dry Creek Valley n...

By Bill Williams
(Coldwell Banker Tomlinson Group)
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   site of The Cliffs, east of BoiseOn Wednesday night, December 20, 2006 more than two years of work paid off for Skyline Development as the Ada County Commissioners unanimously approved plans for The Cliffs.  To be built in the Foothills east of Boise, The Cliffs comprises 707 acres, with an ex...

By Bill Williams
(Coldwell Banker Tomlinson Group)
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When was the last time you went for a tour of the state capitol building in downtown Boise?  If you're like me, you might never have been inside before.  Or maybe you're like my wife, who hasn't been inside since she was in school...We went downtown last night, to see the lights, and to enjoy the...

By Bill Williams
(Coldwell Banker Tomlinson Group)
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Low unemployment, low crime rates, and a lack of severe weather are among the factors that lead to the Boise-Nampa area (our Treasure Valley) being named Number 1 on the list of "Most Secure U.S. Places to Live" for large metropolitan areas.  The list is an annual ranking done by Farmers Insuranc...

By Bill Williams
(Coldwell Banker Tomlinson Group)
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The Ada county real estate market continued to slow in November, as it usually does (except last year).  A quick check of the numbers shows that at the end of the month there were a total of 4309 active Single Family and Single Family with Acreage listings in Ada county.  More than 100 of those ...

By Bill Williams
(Coldwell Banker Tomlinson Group)
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While we have been reading about record amounts of rain and snow in Seattle, Colorado, and the midwest, we here in Boise have been enjoying a long, dry, drawn out fall.  Last night we got the first snowfall to cover the ground.  It's only an inch, but hey, it happened on Friday morning, so I have...

By Bill Williams
(Coldwell Banker Tomlinson Group)
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Now that the residential real estate market in the Treasure Valley area has cooled off, we can take a minute to catch our breath and think about what is happening, about where we are as a city and a region, and what the future might hold.  Was it all a dream?  Did we suffer a bubble?  Will my kid...

By Bill Williams
(Coldwell Banker Tomlinson Group)
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I was asked a question about mortgage rates the other day, and the context of the question implied that rates were much worse today than they were last year.  Actually, except for the ARM products, which have moved up just over where they were a year ago (5.76 average last November compared to 6....

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