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CBH Homes of Idaho
Corey Barton
Meridian, ID

Boise Hunter Homes
Jim Hunter
Eagle, ID


Brighton Homes of Idaho
Lars Hanson
Boise, ID

Berkeley Build Co.
Joe Atalla
Boise, ID
James Clyde Custom Homes
James Clyde
Eagle, ID

Tresidio Homes
Jon Hastings
Meridian, ID


Coleman Homes Idaho
Thomas Coleman
Meridian, ID


Hubble Homes of Idaho
Don Hubble
Meridian, ID


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in 2013
Total New Homes Sold
Paramount Subdivision
Meridian, ID
Tuscany Subdivision
Pine Tree Village
Boise, ID
Hazelwood Village
Boise, ID
Harris Ranch
Boise, ID
Charter Pointe
Boise, ID
West Highlands
Middleton, ID
The Preserve
Eagle, ID
Spurwing Greens
Meridian, ID
Bridgetower Crossing
Meridian, ID
Stan's Homeplace
Boise, ID
River Heights at Barber Valley
Boise, ID

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Boise, Idaho

Visitors will enjoy all Boise, Idaho has to offer from numerous cultural events  including philharmonic orchestra, opera, ballet and theater companies to the Boise summer Shakespeare festival that features outdoor performances along the Boise River. The Gene Harris Jazz Festival and Art in the Park continue to be favorites among both Boise locals and visitors and there are plenty of museums and attractions to educate and entertain all ages.

Culture and entertainment mix nicely with the Boise's abundant outdoor recreation. Summer brings plenty of sunshine, perfect for a bike ride or a walk along Boise's 25-mile Greenbelt or a round of golf at one of the area's 12 beautiful courses. For those who like a bit more adventure, try mountain biking in Boise's foothills, floating the Boise River on an inflatable raft or tube, or whitewater rafting on the Payette River, just 45 minutes north of the city. In the winter, enjoy nordic skiing at Bogus Basin Mountain Resort or spend a day - or night - skiing or snowboarding the resort's groomed downhill trails. Boise's indoor ice-skating rink is open year-round.

Sports fans can enjoy Boise's professional athletic teams, including the Idaho Steelheads ECHL hockey, Boise Hawks baseball, Boise Burn Arena2 Football and the Idaho Stampede NBA D-League basketball. Les Bois Park features both thoroughbred and quarterhorse racing and simulcast racing and betting during the off-season.

Boise, Idaho's rare blend of urban amenities and outdoor recreation opportunities offers something for everyone.


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A guide for first-time home buyers

Pursuing the American Dream of Home Ownership is a big deal and many consider is a step into adulthood. And now millennials are joining the party—the average first-time home buyer in the U.S. is 31 years old. But before you buy, here are some things to do.

1. Assess your need

You don’t want to be buying a home just because you turned 31 or because your friends have started doing it. Determine whether it’s better for you to buy or rent at this time in your life. Think about your family and whether you have plans to marry or have children in the near future. Factor in your job and if it’s stable, whether you plan to stay long term or if you are itching to try something new. Make sure you are buying a home because you want to and you are ready at this time.

2. It's a Math Question

Many people focus on the down payment when they think about buying a home. Yes, the down payment is usually a large chunk of money. But there are other upfront costs you need to think about—taxes, property insurance and closing costs for example. Insurance rates and property taxes will vary by state so you’ll want to check on what it would be. Closing costs encompass many fees including origination, underwriting, appraisal and title insurance. It can add up to a surprisingly large number so it’s good to know it ahead of time.

3. Start Preparing in Advance

You’ll want to have all your documents ready to make the process go smoothly. In most cases, you will need government issued ID, a credit report (you can get free copies every year), a verification form from your employer, W-2 forms, federal tax returns and bank and asset statements. Some of these documents would also have helped you to figure out how financially ready you are to buy a home. For example, you want to make sure your credit is in great shape before you try to get a mortgage and pulling your credit reports can help you see where you stand. You can also check your credit scores for free using the Credit Report Card, a free tool that gives you grades on the major credit scoring factors so you know where you can improve your scores.

4. Go Shopping

A house is likely the largest purchase you’ll ever make, so treat it like other large purchases. That means you want to shop around as you would for a car, TV or couch. It may be time consuming but it’s important to look at comparable homes in the area. You could work with a licensed real-estate agent or start your search online. You want to look at a variety of options to not only find the right one for you but to get a feel for the pricing in the area.

5. Step back and Be Prepared to Walk Away

If you aren't comfortable with the purchase, you may have to leave a near-perfect house for someone else to buy. Before you make this large of a purchase, you want to be sure you feel OK committing to a monthly mortgage payment.

New Subdivision resource
is a comprehensive list all the new subdivisions with vacant lots or new house for sale in Boise and surrounding Treasure Valley, Idaho. Subdivisions are displayed by MLS Area and categorized into lifestyle including Townhomes & Condominiums, Entry Level, Move-Up, Upgrade and Luxury Subdivisions. Each category lists lot sizes, lot prices and starting home values for those subdivisions. Community profiles are also available that include community amenities, HOA dues, schools, other information about the community and then view listings from the MLS for New Houses for Sale and Building Lots.

2015 is off to a strong start with new home construction. Home Values are rising which could slow the pace down but probably only for local buyers. Out of state buyers find Boise very affordable and love the lifestyle offered.

Tips to selecting a new subdivision

  1. Define your needs and priortize them: Location, Lot Size, Community Amenities, Schools, etc.
  2. Determine how much you can afford and stick to it.

Determining your selection criteria will help you quickly eliminate new communities that do not fit your criteria and narrow your search.

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Boise Idaho Overview

Most people did not know about Boise, Idaho until about ten years ago when the capital city and largest city in Idaho started consistently making the nations list of top places to Live, Work and Play. People started noticing businesses like Micron and HP as major innovators and the Boise State Broncos football team started winning games on the national stage in style. There are many reason people move to Boise from jobs to family but one theme everyone mentions is the LIFESTYLE! Spend a week exploring Treasure Valley and you will find this is a place you can feel safe living in and raising a family. Boise is also an affordable place to Live, Work and Play. Located along the Boise River and nestled against foothills of the Rocky Mountains, Boise offers many outdoor activities to local residents, from skiing at Bogus Basin Ski Resort to biking on the Boise River Greenbelt to boating at nearby reservoirs. The Boise Valley has it all - desert, rivers, mountains and lakes for hiking, camping, kayaking, river rafting, hunting, fishing and many winter activities including snowmobiling. If you like the outdoors and open space, you will be immediately attracted to Boise, Idaho. Boise has numerous recreational opportunities including extensive hiking and biking in the foothills to the immediate north of downtown. and an extensive urban trail system called the Boise River Greenbelt that runs along the river from north Boise to Eagle. The Boise River itself is a common destination for fishing, swimming and rafting. You may also want to check out the Rivers to Ridges trail system. The climate is characterized as semi-arid with four distinct seasons. The summers can be hot and dry with mildly cold winters with fair amounts of snowfall. Rainfall is usually infrequent and light, averaging 1 inch (25mm) per month. March is the wettest month with an average of 1.41 inches (36mm), August is the driest month in Boise and spring and fall are generally temperate in Boise, ID.

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Zip Codes: 83605, 83607

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Caldwell, Idaho is strong town in western Ada County. Several times Build Idaho has mentioned open spaces and a slower pace of life in outlying cities around Boise and here in Caldwell it is very true. It is also  family oriented place but the one thing that one will notice is that residents are proud to live here. Attend a Caldwell Chamber of Commercer luncheon and you will see just how strong a community it really is.

The city is best known for the College of Idaho and Caldwell Nights Rodeo.Simplot also has a long history and strong ties to this community. Drive through downtown Caldwell and you can see that this pioneer town is steeped in history.

Caldwell Idaho Homes for Sale, like other areas, offer an array of homes but one thing you will see a lot of across the Caldwell community is larger pieces of land with animals and gardens. Many people here have horses or a land for crops. You will also see many homes with ATV's. This would indicate a strong agricultural community as well as 4H. Visit the community fair and you will see this is very true. This is also a signal that Calwell has strong family values.

Caldwell homes offer some of the best values available as it is the furthest major town from Boise, but only about a 25 mile commute. If you are seeking this type of area, come visit Caldwell, Idaho and learn more about the homes for sale.

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The super cute Clearwater proves that a mid-size home can be more than it appears. Vaulted ceilings span the dining room as well as the spacious living room. The kitchen provides ample counter space & cupboard storage and is uniquely positioned in the front of the home. The large master suite features two spacious closets, a linen closet and a dual vanity bathroom. Many upgrades throughout! Great location, easy freeway access. Vallivue School District. Home is to be built, still time to personalize.
The 1408 square foot Edgewood is a mid-sized home catering to those who value both comfort and efficiency in a single level home. An award-winning designed kitchen, featuring a breakfast bar and ample counter space, overlooks both the spacious living and dining rooms. The separate master suite affords you privacy and features two large closets and a large dual vanity bathroom. Many upgrades throughout!! Great location, easy freeway access. Home is to be built, there is still time to personalize.
Stunning James Clyde build, featuring ALL the Bells & Whistles! Lrg corner lot, no backyard neighbors, home backs to greenbelt. 4 bed, 3 bathroom, 5 car, heated & air conditioned garage w/ 2 separate work benches. Paved RV parking. Chef's kitchen, featuring knotty alder cabinets & granite. Warm birch hardwood floors and gorgeous millwork throughout. Bonus room can be 2nd master, complete w/ full bath and mini kitchen. Covered patio extends to beautiful views & electric screens for added privacy.
Cute, updated, move in ready... bungalow home on corner lot. 2 bedroom, 1 bath. Large master bedroom and over sized laundry room. New interior paint. Yes, the lot portion to the west IS included!!. Quiet street.
This beautiful home has oodles to offer! Come enjoy this maintenance free home where all the updates have already been done for you. With two master suites for multi~generational living on a single level complete with walk in closets. Main master offers a complete sanctuary with private access to the backyard. Kitchen is a chefs delight with lots of space to create while hosting friends and family pool side. Flex room off garage perfect as bonus or 4th bedroom. OPEN HOUSE ON SUNDAY 9.24 IS FROM 12 TO 2 PM!
Cute four bedroom home with split floor plan and main floor bonus room available in South Park Subdivision! Close to downtown, schools, the YMCA, shopping and more! Newer stove and dishwasher in the kitchen! Mature, well-maintained landscaping makes for a park like setting in the yard! There is a fenced garden area in the back yard that will be great for spring planting, and the raspberry and blackberry bushes and grape vines under the arbor come back every year! BTVAI.
Wonderful 2 story plan with master totally secluded on second level with private bath. Breakfast and large pantry. living room features bayed front window overlooking the front porch and much more.
Wonderful home for a family or a couple of college students. New roof and updated sprinkler system. Fresh new interior paint, new baseboards and the carpet has just been professionally cleaned. This home has been a great rental with one tenant for the last 4 years. HVAC has been serviced each season. CGE
Escape to your own private Idaho! 1.56 acres quietly nestled on the Snake River, close to Wine Country but just a quick drive to town. Single level home provides the perfect amount of space for any situation. Mature trees and landscape create the quintessential relaxed setting. Private fishing dock, separate living quarters, large shop, beautiful sunroom w/ mesmerizing views are just a few highlights. 4 beds, 3 baths, an office (with a full closet) on 2688 square feet w/ 4 car garage. RV parking! NO HOAs!
What an opportunity!!! Gorgeous home in a great neighborhood. With fantastic curb appeal, this light and open one owner gem has mature landscaping and sits on a corner lot. Anderson doors and windows, new kitchen appliances, and newer HVAC, make this move in ready. The extensive hardwood floors, sky lights and bay windows compliment the ideal floorplan. Downstairs rec room with sink, custom cabinets and tons of storage. With 5 beds and 4 baths, it offers many options. A truly great value.
Beautiful one owner home on corner lot. Spacious parklike setting yard w/large park across 10th avenue. Recently installed new tile and hardwood flooring on main floor. Large deck and hot tub. 5 minutes from lake lowell for boating or fishing. Room for garden or RV parking.
Charming home on a corner lot with large front and back yard! Close to freeway, Lake Lowell, Mallard Park, and minutes from Vallivue Middle School. This cute home includes RV parking, outside storage shed, and a large garden space. Master bedroom features a skylight in the bathroom and a walk-in closet! New paint, carpet, and vinyl gives this property a nice and clean look. Quiet neighborhood with a country-living feel! Make this your perfect home! Vacant and ready to show!
Better than New and Move in Ready!! Pride of ownership definitely shines bright in this one. Large patio with gorgeous landscaping out back for all your entertaining needs. Boasting vaulted ceilings, large master, open floor plan with split bedrooms, and plenty of light. This property has all the upgrades desired without the high prices and wait of new construction. Bordering Middleton, this quiet community is set back from HWY 20\26 with quick access to I~84. Don`t miss out, she`s a beaut!!!!
Seller has architectural drawings for renovation on Plaza side of building. The building has total approximate 12,000 sq ft, 6000 sq. ft. main level and 6000 sq.ft. upper level. Can have more than one tenant on each floor. Owner is open to dividing spaces to fit your needs. Past uses attorney offices, counselors, art gallery. What do you want to bring to Caldwell, restaurant, retail, offices, event center? NNN Lease including pro-rata portion of common area per floor.
This is a super clean home with new interior paint. It is a split 3 bdrm/2ba design. Kitchen includes oven/range, dishwasher, refrigerator, pantry, and vinyl laminate floor. A vault in a nice size great room. The exterior has a huge garden spot, full sprinklers, storage shed, fully fenced, patio, covered front porch and private back yard. Turnkey and ready to go. BTVAI.
The Owners already had Access road installed, Septic soil test done, electrical proposed by an engineer. Drive by and make this lot yours. If you need a builder we have some, or make it an adventure and build your new home yourself.
Beautifully updated home!! Plenty of room with a split bedroom floor plan offering 4 bedrooms, 2 bath, and a spacious laundry room with a utility sink! Laminate floors throughout the living area, kitchen and into the master bedroom. Enjoy a great walk in closet and an updated master bath with tile shower in your master suite! The backyard offers mature landscaping, great garden space, plenty of area for your chickens, and large RV parking! This home is move in ready!
Amazing Custom Home!!! Built by Tamarack Construction -?2016 Builder of the Year.? Home features custom finishes throughout. Beautiful kitchen w/quartz counters, custom cabinets, stainless appliances, breakfast bar and walk-in pantry. Large Master bedroom w/walk-in closet, dual vanity in master-bath & walk-in shower. Spacious 2-car garage w/extra large RV bay. Nice big backyard w/covered patio on a corner lot. Located in a very desirable Sienna Hills Sub. Close to all needed amenities & easy freeway access.
1955 home in excellent condition with original and beautiful hardwood floors in living, hall and bedrooms. Could have two additional bedrooms downstairs but windows in basement do not have property ingress/egress windows. Fully fenced acre lot with large mature trees. 10x13 furnace room and 12x20 covered patio, room for RV. Irrigation is flood irrigation. No underground sprinklers.
Well built custom brick home on 1.67 acres with a shop and loafing shed. This is the one everybody wants and especially for under $300/k. The location is perfect and close to the city. The home is clean and move-in ready so don't wait another minute to come see it. The property is in the county but also in the city impact area and zoned R1. It is surrounded by 36+ acres that could be developed in the future for a residential subdivision but it is currently being farmed. The Mobile Home is included "as is".
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