Downtown Boise Idaho

Boise, Idaho Homes for Sale

Your search for the perfect place can range from the Foothills to the Boise River or out into the desert. Finding a place to call home is limited to your price and imagination but there are many choices of where to live, amenities and styles of houses.

Properties for Sale in Boise

Few places offer the diversity of housing opportunities that one can find in Idaho. Build Idaho is the most comprehensive real estate guide in Southern Idaho for properties across the Treasure Valley.

Homes for Sale in Boise, ID May 24, 2024
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Boise Homes for Sale

How to find homes for sale in Boise in 2024

When you start a home search there are ten things to consider in your search criteria

  1. Define what the right location for your lifestyle truly is.
    Do you need to be closer to school, work, your favorite section of Boise River, or daycare? Defining an area will help you save time communicating and maximize time enjoying life.
  2. Select the right floor plan or style.
    Determine how many bedrooms you need and how the house lays out. Options range include single level, two story to a bonus room.
  3. How many square feet will you need?
    Size matters and costs money so determine how much you need now and possibly for the foreseeable future.
  4. Which finishes and amenities do you prefer?
    What upgrades and unique features need to be included with the house?
  5. Is it a clean community?
    Do neighbors take care of their property? Many people want an HOA to protect the value of their homes.
  6. Is it a safe place to call home?
    Check with neighbors if they are comfortable at night or walking in the neighborhood.
  7. How large is the yard?
    Do throw a baseball in the backyard or want low maintenance? Will you park an RV or need a shed to store items?
  8. What about energy efficiency?
    Not all homes are created equal, check monthly utility bills
  9. Do you enjoy outdoor living?
    Is the patio space the right size for your family and entertaining?
  10. Will you be proud to live there?
    When buyers say, "We can make it work," that may mean it is not the right house.

Boise remains a popular destination for those from the west & northwest coast.  Therefore; the Boise real estate market remains healthy. When you find a house for sale you love, make a solid offer so you are not letting another party sneak in with a better offer! Many buyers do not win the first house but don't get frustrated and quit. Homeownership is an important step in building wealth.

Why are home prices so expensive in Boise?

Boise continues to rank higher than 90% of the country for job and high-tech GDP growth and reported some of the lowest unemployment and property crime rates for the metro areas. Those promising statistics along with the city’s population boom over the last couple of decades make it easy to see why Boise is in the top 1% of the country for 1-year home appreciation. Boise home values are expected to continue to rise though there are always seasonal dips in the market. 

One factor also to consider- The crazier the world gets, the better Boise looks as a place to live, work and play!

Where are the best places to live in Boise in 2024?

Finding a great place to call home depends on your lifestyle preferences. Do you want to live near the Foothills, Boise River, out in the desert, or in the suburbs? There are many reasons people move to Boise but living closer to what people love most is a common criterion for preferred locations.

There is no shortage of luxury homes for sale. In fact, it’s not uncommon to find mansions for sale in the one million dollar range, or even more if you’re looking at some of the most exclusive neighborhoods. From private estates set on acres of prime land to executive houses in gated golf course communities, there’s something to satisfy the tastes of even the most demanding luxury home buyers. Whether you prefer a spot on Warm Springs Ave or Harrison Blvd, Boise's most prestigious streets, or a waterfront view overlooking the Boise River, Boise's luxury property market is sure to satisfy your every desire. Out-of-state home buyers are often quite surprised at how much home you can get in Boise compared to other cities, even with the recent spike in home prices!


What does the Boise Real Estate Market look like in. 2024?

Boise Real Estate Market Trends

Home prices in Boise have been increasing steadily since 2012. Subscribe to our weekly update to keep up with the latest trends!

In addition, we routinely post market updates to our real estate blog, providing trends on the local market. We also share advice on interior design and other insights about buying, selling and investing in local real estate.

Are you searching for land, building lots, condominiums, townhomes, new homes, or historic spaces to call your own? Customize your house search by location and lifestyle. Narrow your criteria by price and the number of bedrooms you want. Start Searching.

Idaho Luxury Homes for Sale

Luxury Homes for sale in Boise, Idaho

In Boise, luxury homes are sought by people who can afford to pay for magnificent views from the foothills, waterfront estates on the Boise River, horse property in the desert, and incredible homes built with the highest-quality finishes plus innovative design and amenities that one may imagine in a high-caliber custom home.

Price and size are probably the first things that come to mind when it comes to luxury homes, but what goes into that price? Does it have a spectacular view? How many acres are included and what special features are there? What is the architectural style? What materials were used in the construction and finishes? The list can be exhaustive and personal for each luxury home. Plus, luxury homes are different in each city you search, so use these links to look for luxury homes in cities across southern Idaho.