Boise Real Estate Blog

Boise city is full of great restaurants, from breakfast (and Coffee) to family lunches and fine dining. Even wineries and breweries for those who enjoy relaxing and unwinding. Whether you enjoy the nightlife or you're a rise and shine kind of person, we've got you covered!

the best places to eat in Boise, Idaho

Below we have compiled a list of all of the best restaurants that you and your family or friends can hit up when out and about in Boise, Idaho. If you're looking for McDonald's or Burger King you might want to just search Google Maps.

Here's a list of the best restaurants in Boise, and we'll go into further detail about the places we really like, below.

  • Tasso 
  • Petite 4
  • The Modern Hotel and Bar
  • The Wylder
  • Fork Restaurant
  • The STIL
  • Alavita
  • Epek
  • Epi's…
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The Idaho real estate market is booming and people are flocking to Boise and many of the other major cities in the Gem State. There are four major reasons why Idaho is becoming more appealing to people looking to buy a home and find a place to settle down in and we’re here to explain them to you.

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Good Communities

Idaho has one of the lower crime rates in the nation and people who would like to live in peaceful neighborhoods are seeking out homes in Nampa, Parma, Star and other cities to get away from the less safe communities in other states. With these growing communities has come a renewed investment in the education system of the state and Idaho’s ranking in education for Pre-K through high school has climbed up to 26th and should continue…

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Located in Ada County, Idaho, Eagle, ID is a beautiful little city of 22,711 people, up from 19,900 in 2010. In 1980 the population was only 2,620 people.

The city of Eagle is located not too far from Boise, which is actually about 19 minutes from downtown. That equates to around 10 miles away. 

In fact, Eagle is just north of Meridian as well, making it near several good sized cites that have plenty of things to do for adults and kids as well. The city is nearly 30 square miles in total area. The weather in Eagle is fairly typical, with warm-to-dry and hot summers, as well as cold and dry winters. The average high temps in the Summer are around 85 degrees F and the low Winter temps average about 25.5 (F) degrees. 

The median household income in…

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When planning a ski trip there are plenty of states to consider, but Idaho is the top choice for family ski trips. They have plenty of ski resorts to visit that have someone for everyone, between snowboarding, skiing, and all other winter activies you’’ll be sure to find the ski resort perfect for you and your family.

Bogus Basin is a mountain recreation area is a great place for you and your family to go for a ski trip. Located in Boise County, approximately 16 miles north by northeast of the city of Boise, Bogus Basin is one of the "hottest" places to visit during the winter. They have alpine skiing, Nordic skiing, snowshoeing, a thrilling mountain roller coaster, to have some excitement when you’re too tired to ski another hill, winter tubing and…

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There are many different things you can do in the state of Idaho, finding some historical places to visit when traveling or living in Idaho is just one of them. Idaho was on the frontier and part of the Wild West so it carries with it over a century of America’s legends and history.

There are a lot of different historical places to consider one of them is the Idaho Peace Officers’ Memorial. It is a wonderful historical place to visit in Meridian, Idaho. The purpose of the memorial is to try and acknowledge the sacrifices of all of these officers that have given their lives while on the line of duty for the people that live in the state. The memorial provides an area of solace for families, friends and even people who just want to come and see all of…

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Boise, Idaho and the cities that surround it, also known as Treasure Valley, have raised plenty of famous people in recent history. Below we will go over some of those celebrities from around Idaho, but mostly close to Boise.

Breaking Bad actor Aaron Paul was born in Emmett, Idaho which is just north of the city of Star, which is just north of Boise and Meridian. Aaron has gone on to star in many movies, including the recent hit film "El Camino," the spinoff Breaking Bad movie from Netflix.

Jake “The Snake” Plummer was born and raised in Boise, Idaho and was a three-sport star before he moved on to college football and then the pros where he had a ten year career spent playing for the Denver Broncos and Arizona Cardinals.

Sarah Palin, the…

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It seems a lot of people around the United States believe that they can save money by trying to sell their house themselves. We get it, it seems logical that you could save money by doing it all yourself, and some have done it successfully. Some have not. Here in Boise, Idaho we are trying to help sellers understand this process.

Let's take a look at the reality of trying to sell your own home, because it's important to understand why it might be a bad idea for the majority of home owners.

Here are 6 ways real estate agents can help save you thousands of dollars selling your home for you.

1) A real estate agent near you can accurately identify a price that will get the seller the most out of their home in that area. They know the neighborhoods…

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Top 10 Neighborhoods in Caldwell IDPeople who have moved to Caldwell, Idaho have a lot of good things to say about this city. Aside from the fact that the cost of living in the area is 5% lower than the national average, it also has a very low unemployment rate. Housing costs are not as astronomical as other similar cities, and those who bought homes in the city last year saw an increase in their property’s value by almost 20%.

If you are looking to relocate to this city, now is the time to do so as home values are set to go up further in the coming years, making your home a sound investment. Better start searching for Caldwell homes for sale the soonest time possible.

If you are considering moving to Idaho, particularly in Caldwell, here are some neighborhoods that you might want to…

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Best Neighborhoods In Nampa IDIf you are thinking of moving to a city in Idaho that has a mild climate, a long list of outdoor activities for you to enjoy and a relatively low cost of living, then Nampa is a great choice. You’re in luck, there are plenty of Nampa Idaho homes for sale too.

If you decide to move, check out which neighborhoods are the best to relocate to. To help you out, here are ten of the best neighborhoods in the city that you can consider calling your home:

Copper River Basin

One of the top neighborhoods in this city that you will want to check out is this subdivision that combines country-style living with city-style convenience. The Copper River Basin Subdivision has lots of open spaces, tree-lined streets, and grassy pathways that residents can walk, bike,…

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When it comes to Boise, Idaho real estate, everyone wants to buy low and sell high. That’s how you make money when buying a house, after all. The big question is how do you do that? Information, and a little calculation, is key. The success lies in the inventory.

You need to know how much inventory there is, and how that informs the type of market. Keep reading to find out.



What’s the Difference?

In short, the two types of markets are based on the principal of supply and demand. The more homes for sale, the better it is for buyers. They have better negotiating power, and of course, more options to choose from.

The less homes on the market, the better it is for sellers. It usually means they’ll make more money than they would in the…

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