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Great News for Ada County!

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Things are looking good for Ada County: Residential property values took a noticeable 12 percent leap last year, following a 4 year run of steady declines. New home constructions also rose tremendously; climbing over 75 percent from 2011 to 2012! Currently the average home value in Ada […]

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Is Boise’s Housing Market Heating up this Year?

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(image courtesy of Build Idaho) This month Boise Real Estate Weekly reported the following housing stats: April 2013 sales increased by 27% compared to March 2013. (The strongest April over March sales increase since 2001) Year-to-Date sales in 2013 are 2,109; up 3.8% over YTD 2012 sales […]

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A New Record Low for Fixed-Rate Mortgages

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It’s the fifth week in a row that fixed rate mortgages have declined, setting a new record low of 2.65 percent! The following is Freddie Mac’s national average mortgage rate report for this week: 30-year fixed-rate mortgages: averaged 3.35 percent, with an average 0.7 point, just shy […]

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Is it a Seller’s Market in the Treasure Valley?

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For home seller’s in the Treasure Valley, March was a fruitful month! The home sale dollar volume in Ada County during that month was greater than January and February put together! For new single family homes the greatest median price in Treasure Valley was recorded at $393,356 […]

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How Tight are Lending Standards?

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We all know how difficult it has been the last few years for even the “credit-worthy” homebuyers to meet a home loan approval. Underwriting standards have been strict and tight. Federal Reserve Chairman, Ben Bernake, has commented on the constricting grip of mortgage standards and said it […]

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Idaho ranked 3rd Largest Year-over-Year Home Pricing Increase in January!

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January marked the 11th consecutive month-over-month climb in existing home sales. The national housing price index reported close to a 10 percent year-over-year increase. The President and CEO of CoreLogic, Anand Nallathambi, remarked “Home prices continued to gather steam across a broad swath of the country in […]

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Is it a Seller’s Market?

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It’s a seller’s market once again for a majority of the Nation. Real estate inventories are so depleted that “Buyers and agents are literally waiting for the next house” according to the President of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in the Bay Area, Rick Turley. January marked an […]

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Will the Real Estate Market Heat up this Spring?

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As the unemployment rates climbed slightly in January to 7.9 percent, economists are also hopeful that the real estate market will continue to grow this Spring. With a more robust the housing market comes improved job markets, as more real agents, loan processors, home builders, appliance manufacturers […]

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Where are Mortgage Trends Heading?

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Freddie Mac’s Chief Economist, Frank Nothaft, reported that mortgage rates are persistent in trending “upwards this week amid a growing economy led in part by the recovering housing market.” The well-liked 30-year fixed-rate mortgage spiked over the 3.5 percent norm. According to Freddie Mac the national mortgage […]

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Why is Now a Fantastic time to Sell your Home?

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These winter months may be the perfect time to list your home according to some real estate experts. There reasoning is as follows: 1. Mortgage rates remain at historic lows 2. Home values are climbing upwards though out the U.S.; over 11 percent above last years rates […]

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Contact Todd McCauley Today!

Boise real estate agent, Todd McCauley

 Address

842 E. Winding Creek
Eagle, ID 83616

 Phone

Office: 208.938.4032
Fax:     208.939.8612

 Email

todd@thehelpprogram.com

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