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A Bit About Boise

Boise, Idaho is located in Southwest Idaho and is Idaho’s state capital. With a current population of over 240,000, it is one of the fastest growing cities in the United States. Why? Boise has much to offer both newcomers and longtime residents alike. It has excellent schools, a thriving economy, and mild winter weather. It also boasts a flourishing job market that has attracted professionals, high tech industries, and entrepreneurs alike.

Outdoor Activities Galore

Nestled at the edge of the Sawtooth Mountain foothills, Boise is the perfect place for the outdoor enthusiast. Hiking trails, white water rafting, and skiing are only a short distance away. No matter the season, you can take a stroll on the scenic Boise Greenbelt along the Boise River. You can also visit Bogus Basin Recreational Area, which offers hiking and bicycle trails in the summer and excellent skiing in the winter. You’ll never find yourself short of things to do.

But that’s Not All……

If entertainment and culture are more your style, Boise will not disappoint. Downtown Boise is filled with local craft breweries, fine dining experiences, and a vibrant nightlife, all with a strong and friendly community feel. Boise also has a seasonal farmer’s market, live summer theater performances including Shakespeare in the Park, and both music festivals and art exhibits that are sure to entertain.

If you are considering Boise, Idaho for your next home or already live here, J. Kent Erickson Real Estate is here to help. We know that buying a new home, particularly in a new area, can be filled with confusion and uncertainty. We will answer your questions and be here to guide you every step of the way. Call us at (208) 344-7848. Let’s talk!

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