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Friday, March 20, 2020   /   by Bridget Redeker

February 2020 Ada County Housing Update from the BRR

Key Takeaways:

There were only 1,039 homes for sale in February 2020 in Ada County — 23.4% less than a year ago, and the lowest number since at least 2004 (when the Intermountain MLS started tracking the metric).
Of the housing inventory available for purchase, only 344 were existing or resale homes, also a record low for our data set. This is down 37.6% from February 2019.
Persistent buyer demand compared to low inventory, as well as an increase in the share of new home sales, continues to influence home prices in Ada County. The median sales price in February 2020 was $361,350, up 11.3% compared to last year.

 
February 2020 saw a new record low number of single-family homes for sale in Ada County, falling below the previous low of 1,143 in March 2018, bottoming out at 1,039 homes for sale. This was 23.4% less than the number of homes for sale in February 2019 and the lowest number since at least 2004 (when the Intermountain MLS started tracking the metric).
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Monday, March 9, 2020   /   by Bridget Redeker

Our Spring Cleaning Checklist!

Providing value to you is more important to me than "fluffy" content. Here is something I hope you print out and can use this Spring while working on your spring cleaning...and...if you're thinking of buying or selling a home in the Treasure Valley, we would love the opporunity to serve you - we serve for life here at Agents With A Smile! 

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Friday, February 28, 2020   /   by Bridget Redeker

9 Last-Minute Spring Break Getaways

Spring break is coming up, have you made plans?! If not, it’s not to late. Although Boise is a smaller city, we are close to so many great destinations with just a short-flight! Here are some ideas if you are looking to book a last minute flight and stay out west, this article has some great suggestions:

Santa Monica
Portland
Big Sur
Seattle
Santa Barbara
Laguna Beach
Cannon Beach
Pescadero Palm Springs

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Thursday, February 20, 2020   /   by Bill Redeker

The Best White Paints

Whether you are looking to build, refresh or sell your home - you can never go wrong with a good neutral, like white! But, nowadays, there are just so many versions of white. Some of the great reasons to choose a white are:

It lightens and brightens any space - it’s a known fact the natural light and an open / airy feeling help to sell a home. 
You can change the entire look of your room simply by changing your accent colors, metal finishes and textures. Keeping your paint color neutral and changing out accent pillows and blankets can work perfectly, especially if you like to keep up with the styles.
With all of the different variations - you can choose a warm white, such as Dove White by Benjamin Moore, which keeps the room from being too stark. Or, you can choose a white, such as Dover White by Sherwin Williams and have a more traditional, cozy look. White isn’t just for the modernist any longer!


If you are looking for major inspo for getting white right, c ...

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