Local home prices surge to new highs as spring selling season kicks into high gear.
The median price for a single-family home in Boise jumped 18.15 percent to a new high of $324,900 in April. That is an increase of $6,000 from the previous record set just last month.
Home prices in Canyon County rose to a new record $248,500 - pushing prices up 18.96 percent over the last twelve months. The cost of the typical house in Nampa jumped 19.19 percent to $250,990, crossing the $250,000 mark for the first time.
Even in places like Emmett with its 23-mile commute to Boise, once considered too far for many buyers, demand has pushed prices up over 24 percent this year.
Ada County house prices finished April at $330,000. That is down slightly from…