August 2015

Found 8 blog entries for August 2015.

If spending time on the green is your idea of the best day ever, Boise, Idaho is certain to be your new favorite place to call home. With a wealth of options, including 18 different courses that are within 18 miles, Boise is a golfer’s paradise.

Golf Course Living

There is a special way of living that golfers, those who love watching people have a good time and people who appreciate vibrant green grass can all appreciate equally – golf course living. These gorgeous communities are located along or around golf courses, providing spectacular views and outstanding amenities for the entire family.

When it comes to golf course living in Boise, Idaho, there are plenty of options, both within the city and right nearby. This provides a unique way

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If you want to increase the chances of your home selling quickly, you need to take advantage of the psychology of color. While many don’t feel the periwinkle exterior they love will have an effect on a potential buyer, the reality is that it will – in a big way. There has been plenty of study into how specific colors affect people, and the results just might surprise you. Keep reading to find out how your color choices will affect potential buyers, and how you can incorporate color insights in a way that will help your home sell faster.

Exterior Matters

Curb appeal plays a major role in the overall feelings a potential buyer has about the space – after all, this is the first impression you get to make with the home. It might surprise some sellers

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If you live in California, chances are you’ve grown accustomed to brown, crunchy lawns, taking two minute showers and missing out on all the joys of having water available whenever and wherever you want to use it during the four-year drought. If you’re ready to rediscover the joy that comes with plenty of water, leaving California’s drought behind is an option. When you choose Boise, Idaho for that option, you’ll be able to enjoy all the water you want, without worrying about restrictions, bans and shortages.

Embrace the Lakes

If you love swimming, fishing and boating, the drastically lowered water levels of California lakes have likely forced you to give up those hobbies you love. Boise is home to numerous parks and recreation areas where the

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When it comes to choosing a place to live, many factors go into making your choice. If you are trying to find the perfect location in Idaho, Eagle is sure to jump right to the top of your list. From its stunning location in the Boise foothills to its close proximity to downtown Boise, Eagle, Idaho has everything you might be looking for in a new place to live.

A Small Town Feel

While Eagle was listed on MSN’s Richest Towns in America list, that just doesn’t do justice to this gorgeous setting that feels more like small town living. The friendly neighborhoods, including Eagle Hills, which is located right along the beautiful Eagle Hills Golf Course only minutes from downtown Eagle, provide residents with the close-knit feel that shows what small

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When it comes to selling your home, you already know that there are certain areas that you have to work on to help boost the sale price. Before you ever list the home, you have to make necessary repairs to ensure buyers aren’t put off by potential problems after they move in, and handle any other minor cosmetic fixes. However, there are a number of small things you can do to your home that will have a major payoff by boosting the final sale price.

Create a Room

If you have a home that has a den or even a formal dining room, but only has two bedrooms, you can up the value of your space by creating a new room. Many homebuyers appreciate additional bedrooms over a den or dining room. Change the décor in these spaces into that of a bedroom and increase

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You’ve finally discovered that one home that has everything you want: a great location in Boise, plenty of space, the perfect backyard and everything else you want in a house for you and your family. While you may want to jump right in with your offer and get the process completed as quickly as possible, you need to understand just how important those timelines included in the real estate contract really are.

Submitting Your Offer

When you decide to submit your offer, you will actually be including much more than just how much you want to pay for the home. You will also have to include contingencies, which can include a variety of conditions that may have an effect on your buying the home. You should also be prepared for the seller to add his or

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When it comes to choosing a place to call home, the educational opportunities available for your children are always a major consideration. When you choose Boise, Idaho, your children will have access to numerous education options ranging from traditional public schools to private options, charter schools, online and hybrid schools, technical education and special needs options.

Public Schools – Quality Education Matters

Today, quality education is a requirement for most parents, and Boise schools provide just that. You can consider Longfellow Elementary School or Riverside, both of which are top-ranking schools on There are also numerous middle and high school public options available in the Boise school districts,

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Whether you are an aspiring artist, destined to become the next best-selling author or you just love any and all things related to the arts, Boise, Idaho is the place to be. There are plenty of attractions for the artistically inclined, as well as a few popular writers who have chosen Boise as their home and inspiration.

Anthony Doerr

Literary enthusiasts will love the fact that author Anthony Doerr, who won the 2015 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction and the 2015 Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction for his book All the Light We Cannot See calls Boise home.

AK Turner

Another author who calls Boise home is the New York Times bestselling author AK Turner. Whether you know her from her clever yet intellectual books, or the frank (and

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