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Where to Stay in Boise, Idaho | Best Boise Hotels

Traveling to Boise for work or pleasure? You’re in for a treat. It’s not only the stunning vistas, whitewater rafting, incomparable hiking, vibrant cultural scene, and novel cuisine that will delight you. You’ll also get a chance to experience the best that Boise’s hospitality industry has to offer.

Whether you’re visiting Boise for a weekend getaway, exploring neighborhoods looking for a new home, or just eager for a staycation, our local hotels deliver. Some of our favorite local hotels offer comfort in style, with incredible locations that will show you the heart of Boise and leave you feeling pampered. We’ve rounded up a shortlist of the cream of the crop; the hotels offering experiences you won’t get elsewhere. Get ready to grab your slippers

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Ada County Home Prices Leap 10 Percent, Show Little Sign Of Slowing

The median price of a single-family home in Ada County rose 10 percent in September from a year earlier.

While prices declined from the previous record of $278,995 set in August, September's $275,000 home price is still the second highest on record, even exceeding this June’s high. Canyon County values finished the month at $181,950, up 13.72 percent from last year. The all-time record high of $185,501 was set in July of this year.

Home prices in Boise set a new record high of $258,000 up 13.16 percent year over year.

The time homes spend on the market in Ada County dropped to 18 from 20 twelve months ago with total sales remaining basically the same at 1,041. In Canyon County, days on market decreased by 5 to 15 and total sales rose to 446 to 415.

Where

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Things to Do in Boise ID in October | Boise October Events

The leaves are turning brilliant colors, the air is crisp, and it’s another gorgeous October in Boise. The weather is still mild enough for residents to enjoy hikes around the foothills, walks on the green belt, and afternoon picnics in the park with daily average temperatures peaking in the mid-60s, often with stunning blue skies overhead. There are plenty of activities and events throughout this month to check out with your family, especially before the hubbub of the holiday season sets in. Here’s what you should be doing in Boise this October.

Fall Boise Parade of Homes

September 29-October 15, Weekends

Whether you are looking for a new home or simply to find fresh ideas, the Boise Parade of Homes is an excellent source of inspiration. The

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Downtown Boise Breweries Beer Lovers Guide

When you think of Idaho, you probably see a mental montage of stunning mountains, majestic wildlife, and winding rivers. Add this to your reel: some of the best craft beer in the Northwest.

Yep, that’s right: on top of the scenic vistas and unparalleled outdoor recreation, Idaho is the 3rd largest hop growing region in the nation. Boiseans can enjoy local beer produced right in our own backyard: around 75% of the state’s hop production happens just west of the city in Wilder and Greenleaf. If you drive through the rolling hills of Parma, Wilder, Greenleaf, and the surrounding areas in the summer, you’ll pass green fields of towering hop vines. Events throughout the year celebrate this growing community of brewers, including Alefort (part of the

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Ada County Home Values Jump 9 Percent To New Record High

Ada County’s median single-family home price increased 9.49 percent in August from a year ago, setting a new record high price of $278,995. This surpasses the previous record of $272,770 set in June of this year.

'It's Deja Vu All Over Again'. In 2016 we set an all-time record in June that was surpassed two months later in August. This was a repeat of what we saw in 2014. In 2015 prices rose steadily throughout spring and summer and didn’t peak until November.

In Boise, the median price hit $255,000 up 12.09 percent from a year ago, also a new record.

Canyon County prices are up 10.94 percent to $183,000 from last year, but down $2,501 from the record price set just last month. This is only the second time this year Canyon County has not set

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Things to Do in Boise ID in September

The beautiful Treasure Valley is about to show off again with that early autumn Idaho magic, and we can’t wait to pull out the boots, scarves, and pumpkin spice. September is a spectacular month in Boise, with average daily high temperatures in the breezy mid-70s and the leaves just beginning to change. Boise residents know, and visitors and new locals learn quickly: there’s nothing like an autumn in Southwestern Idaho.

On top of the crisp, perfect weather and incredible fall colors, you’ll get to enjoy the culture and events that Boise has to offer this season. Here are September’s can’t-miss events you and the family should check out.

Spirit of Boise Balloon Classic

August 30-September 3

There’s something magical about a hot air

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Boise Real Estate Market Update July 2017

Ada County home prices have increased 11.07 percent over the previous 12 months and now stand at $269,900.

Canyon county prices are up 9.81 percent since last July finishing the month at $185,501. The sixth record in six months.

Nationally home prices are up 5.6 percent with Seattle 13.3%, Portland 8.9% and Denver 7.9% leading the way. (per the Case-Shiller home price index, released July 25th)

Ada values dipped slightly from June to July, with Canyon showing an increase. Both typical for this time of year.

Available homes for sale are at the highest level we have seen this year, but at 1,934 (2.12 months) Ada County inventories are below what we saw this time last year by about 12 percent. Similarly, inventory is down 8.5 percent in

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Summer Brings Hot Temps And Even Hotter Boise Housing Market

Summer brings hot temps and sizzling prices to the Boise area real estate market. Throughout the Treasure Valley, home values saw new highs.

Single-family homes in Ada County hit a new median high of $272,770 breaking the previous record set just last month. The typical property was on the market for 12 days and sold for $2,770 over the asking price. Boise house prices jumped to $254,900 with a low days on market of just 7.

Homes in Canyon County finished the month at $183,000 which is the fifth record high in as many months.

The good news for homebuyers is there are more homes for sale now than at any other time this year. In Ada County alone there 1,930 homes for sale. While below the 2,117 active listing available last June, this

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Boise Real Estate Market Update May 2017

Ada County single-family home prices hit a new high of $261,975 in May. This surpasses the previous record high of $258,445 we set in February of this year. Home prices are up 9.16% since May of 2016.

On average, houses for sale are selling for $700 over list price with a median of 9 days on market.

Active inventory dropped to just 1,786 active listings, down 327 from May of 2016. For some perspective, a 4,000 to 6,000 would be in line with a balanced market based on current home sales.

Boise’s new single-family median home price is $243,450, up from $239,700 the previous high set in February of this year. The typical home sold for $3,450 above list price in May, 101.44% of the price the seller was expecting to receive.

Canyon County prices surpassed

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Boise Swimming Pools Guide Best Swimming Pools in Boise ID

Summer is definitely here, with all the warm weather ahead of us it's a great opportunity to soak up some fun at one of Boise’s community pools. Just in Boise alone, there are seven locations each filled with neighborhood personality and different amenities. Each year all pools open on the very last day of school for the Boise School District calendar which is June 2nd. With more than just splash pads and water slides, during the summer season, Boise Parks and Recreation also hold swim classes and other aerobic sessions for all ages.

Where to swim in Boise

Lowell Pool - Boise North End

1601 N 28th St - (208) 608-7675

A vintage destination here in Boise's North End, it’s practically a landmark. With its Art Deco look, This large oval shaped

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