Total home sales in Boise for the month of November increased by almost 35% from the same month last year. 35% is a massive increase; the fact that it happened in November is even more astounding. While home prices typically hold steady during the fall months in the Boise, ID the number of homes sold usually drops.
Near record low levels of inventory in October encouraged last-minute shoppers off the sidelines, particularly for those that expected to move into a new home before the Holidays. Buyers that had been looking for an extra bedroom have been more likely to forgo that in exchange for a more budget-friendly price.
Despite the low supply of available Boise homes for sale, buyers have been benefiting from historically low mortgage interest rates.