Boise Real Estate News
Thursday | via KBCI CBS 2
The 30th Street master plan has been in the works since 2012. The city has plans to grow the area west of downtown along the Main Street and Fairview corridor to the river and along Whitewater Park Boulevard. Comment?
Friday May 8 | via MarketWatch
Traditionally, when people with children have looked to buy a new home, they were more concerned with neighborhood schools, walkability and convenient shopping than with the actual layout of the home they'd be occupying. But that is changing, says Jeff Martel, a Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate http://www.bhgrealestate.com agent in Boise, Idaho. Comment?
Monday May 4 | via KBCI CBS 2
A popular budgeting tool used to be setting aside 30 percent of income for paying the monthly rent. But according to the U.S. Census Bureau, in recent decades up to 50 percent of household income is devoted to paying rent for many Americans. Comment?
Apr 14, 2015 | via Ask MetaFilter
We are considering buying an apartment or a small house in downtown Boise, Idaho strictly for renting it out. We live in NJ, but have family in Boise. Comment?
Mar 25, 2015 | via FindLaw
Before RICHARD R. CLIFTON, MILAN D. SMITH, JR., and ANDREW D. HURWITZ, Circuit Judges. Marcus R. Mumford , Mumford PC, Salt Lake City, UT, for Defendants-Appellants. Comment?
Mar 11, 2015 | via Deseret News
America's utility bills are the highest cost of maintaining a home, higher than either property taxes or insurance. Adopting a more efficient energy code in Utah would make sense. Comment?
13 min ago | via Worcester Telegram & Gazette
WASHINGTON - Could there be a way to help senior homeowners with their cash flow needs without saddling them - and ultimately their families - with high costs? That's a key question at a time when millions of seniors are flooding into their post-retirement years, many of them with equity in their homes but insufficient income to handle expenses over the long term. If they want to stay in their homes, they can opt for a government-insured reverse mortgage, which may provide them cash in exchange for repayment plus interest after they die, move out or sell. Comment?
16 min ago | via SFGate
The guilty pleas mean the banks are literally felons, and it's a distinct shift in the way law enforcement has dealt with Wall Street in the past. manipulated the London Interbank Offered Rate, an important interest rate used around the world as a benchmark for mortgages and other loans. Comment?
18 min ago | via Big News Network.com
DUBLIN, Ireland - Ireland's Finance Minister Michael Noonan has concluded a constructive series of meetings with senior management of Ireland's six main mortgage lenders. The meetings focused on the mortgage market and specifically the comparatively high standard variable rates currently being charged by the banks. Comment?
46 min ago | via Inman Real Estate News
Builder confidence in the market for newly built single-family homes slid two points in May to a level of 54, but still posted a nine-point increase from a year ago, according to the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index . "We've found that rising rents do not appear to be playing a significant role in motivating renters to buy a home," said David Brickman, EVP of Freddie Mac Multifamily, in a statement; Freddie Mac research showed that most renters are not looking to buy homes despite rising rent. Comment?
48 min ago | via Times of Wayne County
When Lyons Town Supervisor Brian Manktelow purchased the Lyons Community Center building, he had no plans to turn it into anything new. The successful farmer/businessman's only goal was to get the Lyons Community Center LLC back on its feet. Comment?
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