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Forbes ranks Boise Idaho as the #2 place to raise a family! Main Idaho Real Estate Insights
Boise was particularly noted for low crime and high school quality. Not to mention the chance to mix urban and outdoor lifestyles.

Boise Idaho in the News“For us, it’s all about access,” says David McCauley, a 48-year-old IT professional who grew up on the east coast and moved to Boise with his family 13 years ago. “Skiing in 45 minutes, fly fishing in the Boise River, which also has some cool kayaking spots.  Mountain biking is literally out my door, and we live downtown.” As for the kids? “They ride their bikes all over,” says McCauley. “They’re allowed to do things alone, but they’re never really ‘alone’.”

Many young single types may judge a city based on its bike friendliness, club scene, and coffee houses per square mile, in addition to the economy. And why not? You’re only young once. But once marriage and kids enter the picture, priorities change. School quality suddenly pops up as an issue. And those conditions that matter when you’re single – median income levels, housing affordability and commuting hassles – become even more important once you need to answer to more people than yourself.

Read entire Article on Forbes.com

 
Posted by tlangford at 4/28/2012 7:15:00 PM
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