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Jim Paulson's views of Boise Real Estate, real estate technology trends, and life here in the Treasure Valley. Jim Paulson has nearly 25 years of Boise Idaho real estate experience.
When I was getting re-certified to teach the National Association of Realtor's Accredited Buyer Representation Course (ABR), I was surprised to learn that there were 4 times the amount of real estate leads sold in 2014 than there were closings!Some lead generation companies have even told me dire...
I am super excited to have just ordered Google's Project Tango Developer Kit!I hope that I can team up with a Boise State University intern and / or my web guru friends at www.TourRE.com that might be willing to help me implement this great tool for my real estate brokerage - Progressive Realty C...
I am amazed that many Realtors still have not come into the digital age and invested in a digital camera.I was trying to remember when I first invested in my first digital camera and think it was back in 1999 when I got my Certified Residential Specialist (CRS) designation from the National Assoc...
Open house Saturday 5/23/2015 from 2-5 pm.  Located at 9106 W. Halstead in Boise, Idaho for $194,777. The previous owner had the home professionally remodeled to include opening up the living space, converting a small bedroom into a nice large bathroom with a heated jetted tub and added a large f...
Update:  This home is sold, but call me to help you find the right home for you!I just listed a great wheelchair accessible home located at 9106 W. Halstead in Boise, Idaho for $194,777.  The previous owner had the home professionally remodelled to include opening up the living space, converting ...
If you are going to be successful looking for your next home online, you need to know how to search effectively.  According to the National Association of Realtors, 93 percent of home buyers are looking online to find their next home. Start by searching the most comprehensive up to date website (...
I am seeing an uptick in the use of Adjustable Rate and Hybrid Mortages and for good reason. Too many people used Adjustable Rate Mortgages in the past to leverage their purchasing power to buy more home than they could afford hoping their financial and property values would improve faster than t...
Did you know that in Ada County (Boise Idaho) in March, we closed 108 more single family residential homes in 2015 than we did in March of 2014?In Ada County, for March of 2014, 580 single family homes closed according to statistics obtained via the Intermountain MLS.  In March of 2015, that numb...
We should always be reviewing our business plans and see if we are on track for our goals and objectives.   In real estate, it is easy to do since you can look at closed business volume; but you should adjust it for the average sales per actual month, not just taking the year's production divided...
I am blessed to have lived in a number of different countries through various phases of my life, so I admit I see the world a bit differently than most.  I have been outside the proverbial forest so often, I think I can offer a unique vantage point of the trees (humans) within. I am not a sociolo...

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