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THE MIKE BROWN GROUP AT SILVERCREEK REALTY GROUP NAMED ONE OF AMERICA’S TOP 1,000 REAL ESTATE PROFESSIONAL TEAMS BY REAL TRENDS & TOM FERRY, AS ADVERTISED IN THE WALL STREET JOURNAL

The Mike Brown Group at Silvercreek Realty Group was named one of America’s top real estate professional teams by REAL Trends & Tom Ferry, as advertised in The Wall Street Journal. The Mike Brown Group is now a member of the “The Thousand Top Real Estate Professionals,” a prestigious, national awards ranking sponsored annually by REAL Trends and Tom Ferry International. The Mike Brown Group is ranked in the top one percent of the more than 1.3 million Realtors® nationwide.

“The best individual agents and teams—including The Mike Brown Group's—award-winning efforts

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4th of JULY

Fourth of July Fireworks Celebration

Families are invited to join us on Independence Day for the Fourth of July Fireworks Celebration in Ann Morrison Park. 

The event will be free to the public and the fireworks synced to the music on 107.1 K-HITS!

Fireworks Show Time: 10:15 p.m.

More 4th of July Events

  • Boise Community Band at the Kiwanis 4th of July Pancake Breakfast: July 4, 9 AM
  • 4th of July Liberty Day Parade: July 4, 11 AM
  • Caldwell 4th of July Parade and Celebration: July 4, 9 AM
  • Meridian Independence Day Celebration: July 4, 2 PM
  • Star Hometown Celebration: July 4, 10 AM

STAY ACTIVE

 

Boise Twilight Criterium

The 33rd Annual ASWD Twilight Criterium is Saturday, July 13, 2019 in

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Livability.com recently surveyed more than 1,000 Millennials (a.k.a. generation Y – those born between 1981-1996) about what was important to them when they considered relocation and home ownership. Boise beat out more than 1,000 cities with populations between 20,000 and one million to secure the No. 1 spot in their Top 100 Places to Live list. Livability.com partnered with the market research company Ipsos to conduct their study. The standout answers included housing prices, job opportunities and affordability and all were factored into the rankings. 

The write-up states, "Boise has become a magnet for people looking for a tight-knit community, great job opportunities, easy access to the outdoors — and perhaps most importantly, a much lower cost

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FATHER'S DAY 

Father's Day is June 16!

Downtown Boise Father's Day Car Show

June 16, 9 AM - 3:30 PM - The 17th Annual Downtown Boise Father’s Day Car Show brings families together to celebrate, relive and create memories, envision a future and enjoy the bounty of one of America’s most vibrant downtowns - Downtown Boise. 

More Fathers Day Events

  • Father’s Day Concert Featuring High Street Party Band: June 16, 10 AM - 3:30 PM
  • Father's Day Brunch: June 16, 10:30 AM - 12 PM

FAMILY

 

Water Lantern Festival

June 22, 6:30 PM - Water Lantern Festival is filled with fun, happiness, hope, and great memories that you'll cherish for a lifetime. This is a family friendly event that can be shared by everyone. Friends,

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Farmers Market

Summer officially starts on June 21st– and with it brings so many options for fun for all ages in the Treasure Valley.  

Food

Our area growth brings big city options; yet Boise is still maintaining its small city feel with food pop-ups, intimate farm-to-table dinners, and thriving farmer’s markets! Check out:

  • Boise Farmers Market
  • Capital City Public Market
  • Meridian Main Street Market
  • Boise Pop Up Restaurants

Drinks

  • Boise Breweries
  • Visit Idaho Wine Country

Summer sports

The City of Trees offers too many warm-weather outdoor activities to list! From water yoga to a leisurely game of golf, you’ll find just the right type of action you are looking for. 

  • Water Fun
  • Golfing
  • Camping
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MOTHER'S DAY 

Mother's Day is May 12!

Browse a few of these events to get started on your Mother's Day plans.

  • Mother’s Day Brunch at Zoo Boise: May 12, 9 Am - 10 AM
  • Mother's Day Concert Featuring The Fabulous Chancellors: May 12, 11 AM
  • Mothers Day Paint 'N' Sip: Gray Moon Mini Painting: May 12, 12 PM
  • Mother's Day at Hells Canyon Winery: May 12, 12 PM - 5 PM
  • Mother’s Day Gourmet Brunch: May 12, 10:30 AM & 12:30 PM
  • Tree City Chamber Players: Mother's Day Recital: May 12, 3 PM

FAMILY

Family Snooze at the Zoo Overnight

Ready for an overnight adventure at Zoo Boise? 

Families will experience a camp out unlike any other. Sleep under the stars right in the middle of the city! Enjoy programs led by education

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The median home price in Boise, Idaho has been skyrocketing in recent years.

In October 2018, the median home price was $321,398, which is 19.9% higher than in 2017. This increase in price is due mainly to the fast growing population—80,000 people moved to Boise in 2016 alone.

With so many newcomers and so little supply of residential properties, buying an affordable home in Boise is challenging.

So how do you buy an affordable home in Boise’s sellers market? Here are some tips for buying in a competitive market:

Get a Great Real Estate Agent

Having a great Boise real estate agent makes all the difference when buying a home in a market with a housing shortage.

With homes selling faster than ever, you need a real estate agent who will

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