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Boise Idaho Homes: Frequently Asked Questions
Where is Boise Idaho?
The city of Boise is located in South West Idaho. The Boise River runs Westward through the city and flows just South of the Boise Foot Hills. The majority of the city lies to the North of I-84 and the Boise Airport. While searching homes in Boise ID, you'll even have access to interactive mapping technology! You're going to enjoy your Boise homes search more than you ever thought possible!
What is the median price of a house in Boise?
In early 2012, the median price of a house in Boise was $160,000.
How long are homes in Boise typically on the market?
As of late, there is a pent-up demand for Boise properties. That, combined with low inventory, creates an environment where multiple offers are the norm. Don't be surprised if you're competing for your dream home with other buyers. Typically, a Boise home enters and leaves the market swiftly. This is due largely to the fact that Boise homes are some of the country's most coveted real estate. Be prepared to move quickly. Our experienced agents will bend over backward to make sure your Boise real estate search ends with you holding a set of new keys.
What public schools are in Boise Idaho?
Ever-changing factors are involved in the zoning of Boise public schools. We recommend that anyone considering enrolling a student research Boise public schools before and during their home search. Consider schools like Boise High, Borah High, Capital, Evening, or Frank Church High School. Start searching for public schools early during your Boise real estate search. A good starting point for your research is boiseschools.org.
What private schools are in Boise Idaho?
There are several private elementary schools, junior high schools, and senior high schools in Ada county to take into consideration during your Boise home search. Do your homework and research private high schools like Bishop Kelly, Boise Christian, Hill Side Academy, Riverstone International, or Sheridan Academy. There are many private elementary schools in the county. A few examples are A Learning Tree, Arrowrock International, Boise Valley Adventist, Calvary Christian School, Challenger School, and Foothills School of Arts and Sciences. Because of the ever-changing factors involved in admissions to private schools, we recommend that parents thoroughly research private schools while searching for Boise real estate. A good place to start your research is boiseschools.org and privateschoolreview.com.
What are some popular neighborhoods in Boise?
Three larger and popular subdivisions in Boise are Columbia Village, Harris Ranch, and Charter Pointe. You can search houses in Boise by neighborhood, zip code, and region.
What amenities does Boise offer?
Boise is made famous by the Boise State Broncos and the Stueckle Sky Center. Boise residents enjoy attending home games and watching the Broncos play on the infamous blue turf. There are plenty of beautiful golf courses including Crane Creek, Shadow Valley, Quail Hollow, Plantation, and Pierce Parks. You'll enjoy biking the Boise River Green Belt, floating the Boise River, hiking the Boise foothills, soaking in Twin Springs Resort's hot springs, fishing at Lucky Peak Reservoir, camping at Black Rock, and hunting in Riggins.
However, Boise offers much more than nature's finest amenities, the larger Boise metropolitan area is a cultural hub for arts and entertainment as well. The city is home to the Boise Shakespeare Festival. Enjoy organic fruits and vegetables alongside fine artisan crafts at the local farmer's markets. The list doesn't stop there, you'll discover something new every day in Boise!
What is the distance to downtown Boise from the closest airport?
Downtown Boise is 3.6 miles North of the Boise Airport.
Boise Idaho Foreclosures
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