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April 2016

Found 5 blog entries for April 2016.

There’s nothing better than enjoying a beautiful and relaxing night in your backyard. By implementing a few easy additions like a hanging swing, fun mood lighting, or a vintage find or two—you’ll transform an ordinary outdoor space into an open-air entertainment zone suitable for a large gathering or a party of one. 

Here are a few ideas for adding immediate impact to your backyard:

  • Your budget might not allow for an electrician to install backyard lamp posts, so here’s a tutorial so you can create your own planter basket light post instead: Click here

  •  A bocce ball court will keep everyone entertained all day long. Check out these instructions from the DIY Network on how to build a bocce ball court in your own backyard.

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    In addition to well-known camping spots like McCall’s Ponderosa State Park or Redfish Lake in the Sawtooth National Recreation Area, consider visiting one of these destinations during the upcoming camping season:

    Huckleberry Tent and Breakfast (near Sandpoint) in Clark Fork, Idaho

    Upscale camping only 30 miles east of Sandpoint Idaho. You’ll love the old-fashioned camping experience with all the comfort of a bed and breakfast. Fully furnished canvas wall tents are available with a queen sized bed, plank floor, wood stove, camp kitchen, complimentary breakfast, propane hotplate, ice chest, camp fires, and s'mores! A recent review says, “If you are looking for something off the beaten path and appreciate outstanding personalized service, I would

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    The Mike Brown Group is pleased to announce that we have broken ground on a deluxe office building directly in front of the Silvercreek Realty Group main building (bordering the freeway close to the Eagle exit), exclusive to The Mike Brown Group. The 28 Realtors® that comprise our group are excited to inhabit the new building, as it’s a reflection of our strong presence in the Treasure Valley.

    U.S. News and World Report has named Boise the 6th best place to live in the nation in 2016, USA Today ranked Meridian as the #1 best city to live in America, and FastCompany.com named Boise as the second best place for entrepreneurs to start a business, creating a strong real estate demand in the Treasure Valley. 

    Mike Brown says the group’s goal is to

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    Can you comfortably live in a smaller space?

    Think about this from a physical space perspective, will you be able to live in a smaller space with the lifestyle and activities you are currently involved in? You must also weigh whether you are in an emotional place to change your lifestyle (and maybe some habits) to accommodate all of the new changes that a much smaller living space will bring. Make a list of potential positives and potential negatives so you can easily determine what you should specifically be considering when making your final decision.

    Will you miss living in a larger space?

    Think through your daily living habits. Do you have an office? Do you often have guests and therefore need an extra bedroom? You must carefully

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