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Monday, February 17, 2020   /   by Bill Redeker

March 2020 Events In & Around Boise!

Time to open up those March calendars and see how many events you can fit in! There are no shortage or events this coming month for Boise, especially with Treefort as the finale...Hope are are able to enjoy a few of the great events Boise has to offer!!

Share this article in your Facebook post, let us know which event you'd like to go see and why - we might just surprise you with tickets!!

March 1: Cirque du Soleil: OVO @ the Taco Bell Arena

March 2: Donavon Frankenreiter The Record Player Tour @ Olympic Venue

March 5: The Bachelor Live on Stage (Touring) @ the Morrison Center

March 5-8 Idaho Sportman Show @ Expo Idaho

March 6: Illumibrate: A Light & Color Festival @ JUMP Boise

March 7: Disney in Concert @ Morrison Center

March 7-8: Paw Patrol LIVE! @ the Extramile Arena

March 9-14: 2020 Big Sky Men’s & Women’s Basketball Championships @ CenturyLink Arena

March 19-22: Boise Spring Home Show @ Expo Idaho Center

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Saturday, February 15, 2020   /   by Bridget Redeker

January 2020 Ada County Housing Update from the BRR

The Boise Regional Realtors Key takeaways for Single-Family Homes in Ada County, January 2020:

As the share of new home sales continues to increase, so does the overall median sales price. In January 2020, 40.2% of all home sales were new construction, up 8.2% compared to January 2019. New homes are typically priced higher due to increasing cost of land, labor, and materials.
Persistent demand from home buyers compared to the record low number of existing/resale homes for sale — just 361 existing homes available, down 28.1% from January 2019 — also drove prices up.
While condos, townhomes, and mobile/manufactured homes are a small part of our area’s overall housing supply, these property types may offer buyers additional options at lower price points.

Home prices in Ada County hit a new record high median of $363,000 in January 2020 due to an increasing share of new home sales, and, a lack of supply of existing homes compared to demand.
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Monday, February 10, 2020   /   by Bill Redeker

Last Minute Valentine's Day Gift Ideas...

Good Housekeepings Valentine's Roundup for Last Minute Gift Ideas

Your valentine — whether it's your husband, wife, best friend, pet, or kid — loves you for who you really are. Since that's the case, skip the stress of making homemade gifts and rely on what you really know: Amazon. Head straight to Amazon (a.k.a. the true Cupid of the holiday) to find these last-minute Valentine's Day gifts that are guaranteed to surprise and delight your loved ones. All of these quick-to-ship ideas will arrive at your door in two days or less (or even, the same day) at no added cost, making them an affordable way to spread love and well wishes ... even if you waited until the very last minute.
Packed with creativity, heart, and all things cute, this list has something for all the people you love most. No matter if you like to keep things classic (a candy-colored floral bouquet for her) or lean on sentiment (a paper time capsule for him), all of these top-rated Amazo ...

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Thursday, January 30, 2020   /   by Bill Redeker

Sphere & Smile Spotlight: Kenny Jeon of Yoi Tomo Sushi & Enter to WIN $75.00

Sphere & Smile Spotlight: 
Kenny Jeon of Yoi Tomo Sushi
Enter to WIN $75.00 

Kenny Jeon, owner of the amazingly delicious Yoi Tomo in the heart of BODO - is living the American Dream! Kenny came to the United States in 2005 to study abroad. While President of the Korean Student Association at Utah State University, Kenny always had a great working relationship with business owners in Logan, UT.
Upon graduating with a degree in Business Management and in a difficult economic climate to get a job, one of the Korean business owners offered him a General Manager position at his sushi restaurant. As a quick learner, Kenny soon learned and understood what it took to make a successful business run. Despite the economic climate,  under Kenny’s guidance and management, the sushi restaurant saw a 50% increase in business!
One of Kenny’s regular customers told him about Boise, so he ended up driving the short distance from Utah to Idaho and hasn&r ...

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Wednesday, January 29, 2020   /   by Bill Redeker

Buying or Selling Boise? This is why you need an Expert!

Boise and the surrounding suburbs continue to grow at one of the fastest rates in US and it’s projected to continue through 2020. During boom times likes these, it is so important to confide and confer with a professional you know and trust. Here, at Agents With A Smile, we came up with some good guideposts for you as you think about buying or selling in this market and why hiring an expert is imperative:


Listing with an Agent vs. For Sale By Owner: In a 2018 study NAR completed, it showed that on average, homes that were listed and sold with a real estate professional sold for 13% more than without.

Honesty: You need an agent that is going to real with you and let you know how to prep your home to get the most out of this market, a market Boise has never seen before.

Exposure: When selling your home, it is important to get the most exposure possible, even in these hot markets. By having your listing ...

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