Getting To The Point – Homes
The Boise Housing Boom: Boise, ID Homes for Sale
Are you and your family considering a move to beautiful Boise, Idaho, or its surrounding areas of Eagle and the Treasure Valley? Well, surprisingly, you are not the only one! Boise, Eagle, and their surrounding areas are growing exponentially as of recently. Nestled against the foothills in what’s known as Treasure Valley, Boise is a booming metropolitan area that is home to over half a million people (550,000, to be exact). The largest metropolitan area in the state of Idaho, Boise is the most remote city in the U.S., which draws a unique kind of person to want to live there.In December 2017, the Washington Post reported on this phenomenon, and even stated that “Idaho is the fastest-growing state in the union…and Boise is booming. Most newcomers have settled in the capital and the cities and suburbs surrounding it, compounding the state’s urbanization advantage. They appear to be drawn by the city’s combination of size and low cost of living. Idaho has the fourth-cheapest cost of living in the country, according to a 2017 index from the Council for Community and Economic Research.” And the Boise Metro Chamber of Commerce has promised that Boise is “…a great place to live, work, and visit!”A lot of people have taken notice of the high quality of life in the Treasure Valley, and want their piece of the pie: a quiet, remote place to live with all of the perks of city living. With great work opportunities in a variety of fields; a bustling, safe, clean downtown; and affordable real estate, Boise is becoming a desirable place to live for many in the United States and beyond.
Boise boasts fun for the whole family, the whole year ’round, with its hot summers and cold, snowy winters. Many people in Boise and the surrounding Treasure Valley enjoy playing golf, going river rafting, paddle-boarding, boating, biking, hiking, and skiing, as well as snowboarding and “rollercoaster-ing”, to name a few. If you like live music, professional theatre and dance, you’ll find a number of indoor activities like that in Boise, like you would in any major metropolis. And, if you like sports, there’s plenty to see live, whether it’s minor league hockey, minor league baseball, BSU basketball or the nationally-ranked football team at Boise State University.
If it’s a vibrant cultural scene, or a plethora of outdoor activities, or great weather and new friends that you’re after, Boise and its neighboring areas of Eagle and the Treasure Valley are the place for you to be. Find a real estate agent to help you learn more about all of the wonders that Boise, Eagle, and the Treasure Valley have to offer. Boise is getting ever more popular, but it’s still a great time to buy in this beautiful city.