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Hello bidding wars: Home sellers gain edge in this year’s housing market

Charisse Jones

If you’re searching for a home this spring, get ready for a fight. 

Bidding wars are likely because mortgage rates are low, demand is strong, and the amount of homes for sale is down – way down.

“January has already been strong with prices up, home sales up, (and) listings …down quite a bit,” says Daryl Fairweather, chief economist with RedFin. “So homebuyers are more likely to face competition.” She thinks sales will still be strong, simply because more buyers will pull the trigger on buying homes.’

Inventory is tight, mortgage rates are low and prices are rising as we head into the spring home-buying season.

The coronavirus remains a wild card, however. The outbreak of COVID-19 is helping… Continue reading

Boise ranked as 20th fastest growing city in the U.S.

Boise grew by about 15 percent from 2010 to 2017.

BOISE, Idaho — While population growth is slowing nationwide, some U.S. cities are booming. Many of them are in the Southeast and West. 

24/7 Wall Street has released its list of the fastest growing cities in the U.S. and Boise is ranked 20 out of the top 25. They review percentage change in the populations of 382 U.S. metro area between 2010 and 2017. Boise grew by almost 15 percent… Continue reading


We did it! Boise tops yet another national list; this time for the awesome dog parks that are all around the city. According to Boise Weekly, the Trust for Public Land has named Boise the top city for dog parks in the country. The Center for Park Excellence, a division of Trust for Public Land collected data from the nation’s 100 largest city park systems, and concluded that Boise should take the No. 1 spot partly because of the amount of parks dedicated to… Continue reading

Burgeoning Boise, the best-kept secret in the Pacific Northwest

Published 8:03 a.m. ET Aug. 3, 2018


In a city with a row of downtown restaurants that source locally and boast picture-perfect patios, plus three new taco eateries, two acclaimed hotel restaurants and a slew of specialty food shops, there is one place where you might have to wait in line.… Continue reading

Boise is the fastest-growing area in the U.S., Forbes says. And it will keep growing.

March 01, 2018 11:27 AM

By all metrics, Boise is booming, according to a new Forbes list of the fastest-growing cities in the country.

Idaho’s capital swept the competition, exceeding 2017 expansion projections “by nearly ever metric that matters,” the business magazine wrote. And according to Moody’s Analytics, the firm that provides data for Forbes’ annual list, Boise’s growth spurt is likely to continue. Boise ranked 11th on last year’s list.

“(Boise has) the pieces in place. It’s got the location, it’s got low cost, a healthy tech presence,” Moody’s senior economist Adam Kamins told… Continue reading

Forbes Full List: America’s Fastest-Growing Cities 2018

, I cover real estate & how technology is shaping the spaces we inhabit.

Forbes’ annual list of America’s fastest-growing cities provides a holistic picture of places on the upswing. We look at growth of population, employment, wages and economic output. We also use home price growth as a proxy for wealth. Here are the 25 metropolitan areas (including divisions) across the country experiencing the biggest overall surges, plus the growth rates and projections that got them on the list.

For the methodology and trends behind this list read: America’s Fastest-Growing Cities 2018

1. Boise City-ID… Continue reading

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