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February 2018

Found 4 blog entries for February 2018.

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

You know what they say about March: in like a lion, out like a lamb. In Boise weather terms, this is surprisingly accurate. Treasure Valley locals are likely to get their first taste of spring weather with plenty of half-hearted last jabs from old man winter thrown in. The average temperatures begin to reach the mid-50s in March and there are plenty of spring-themed events to do around town over the next few weeks. There are so many festivals, events, and performances to attend in March, we’re not even sure how to fit them all in! Add these events to your calendar and enjoy all that Boise has to offer.

First Thursday | Downtown Boise

March 1

Experience Boise and kick off the month right with deals, events, prizes, and more all throughout

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Real Cost of Owning a Home in Boise, ID

If you’re considering a move to Boise, you’ve probably already seen articles hailing the City of Trees as a highly livable, low-cost area. Boise consistently receives accolades and mentions from publications like Forbes and Outside Magazine for its family-friendliness, outdoor appeal, and affordability. But what’s the true cost of owning a home in Boise?

Boise’s vibrant community and low cost of living make it an appealing prospect for many homebuyers. The cost of owning a home, however, isn’t only about a local area’s cost of living.

With homeownership, there are many types of expenses to take into account. Some of these costs vary wildly based on where you purchase your home—such as property taxes and homeowners association fees—while others

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Exceptional Boise Restaurants That Define Local Dining

Boise’s restaurant scene has blossomed over the past years with consistent newcomers as well as long-standing community icons. Whether you’re looking for your next date night dazzler or somewhere tasty for a working lunch, you’ll see the top culinary spots on this list. From Italian to American, breweries to wine bars, steak and seafood to pasta and vegan, you’ll find what you’re looking for in Boise.

Álavita

Alavita, Downtown Boise
Photograph courtesy of Alavita

Local and regional ingredients, inspired design, and craft cocktails define Àlavita, an Italian joint by the creators of Boise favorite, Fork. Located in the historic 1890 Boise City National Bank Building, Àlavita is an aesthetic treat for the eyes and palate from the minute you walk through the door.

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Seasonality Evaporates in Boise’s Hot Housing Market

Treasure Valley home prices reached new highs in January with both Ada and Canyon counties setting new records.

Single-family median home prices jumped 16.63 percent in the Ada County to $279,900. The largest year over year increase in four years. Early bird sellers are benefiting from the lack of competition with packed open houses and multiple offers on anything under $220,000.

Prices in Canyon County leaped an astounding 21.46 percent to finish the first month of the year at $194,450. An appreciation rate we haven’t seen in since 2014.

The median price of a single-family home in Boise grew 13.93 percent to $256,000. Total number of homes on the market fell to a 0.76 month supply.

Keep in mind that January 2017 was the peak of Boise’s

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