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Northwest Boise residents push back against housing density in zoning code proposal

Some in Northwest Boise has a bone to pick with the city’s proposed zoning code rewrite.  On Thursday evening, dozens of Boiseans from the city’s...

Median home price crosses half-million mark in Ada, tops $400k in Canyon

The latest data on median home prices in Ada & Canyon Counties is out. And both areas crossed a key psychological threshold for...

‘Wow… is something going on with the real estate!:’ National TV lens focuses on Boise

It's the type of national exposure Boise leaders used to crave. A six-minute spot on the highly-watched CBS Sunday Morning program. Correspondent David Pogue opened...

Yes, your property tax will go up, assessor said: “unprecedented” year

Boise property values are up 25%, due to an “unprecedented” year of real estate sales across Ada County, assessor Bob McQuade told the Boise...

‘Imminent peril’: Valley cities reevaluating development due to property tax legislation

Just shy of midnight on Monday, the Caldwell City Council declared "imminent peril" and enacted a six-month moratorium on residential development in response to...

Exclusive poll shows Boiseans concerned the city isn’t doing enough for affordable housing, worried about investors

BoiseDev and Embold Research worked together to craft several polling questions to give a better sense of public opinion on key issues around housing...

Median home prices continue to climb in Ada & Canyon; 2C median nears $400,000

The median price of a home in Ada County jumped again in April, continuing to edge toward the $500,000 level for the first time....

Most new Boise-area residents come from Idaho. The pandemic increased migration from California, too

As the Treasure Valley’s population keeps growing, the abnormality of 2020 only amplified the trends fueling the area’s boom. The No. 1 state sending newcomers...

‘On everybody’s radar’: As many as 1-in-5 Ada Co. homes not going to primary homeowners

Real estate markets are tight in markets across the country and it’s not just homeowners buying them.  The combination of record-low interest rates, a nationwide...

Ada & Canyon home sales again hit a record, but national prices are rising fast, too

Ada and Canyon Counties saw another record month for the median price of houses sold in March. That's according to data from the...