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Welcome to my profile the “Gateway to Idaho” where you will learn all about fantastic Idaho and about the wonderful Idaho Real Estate available including homes, farms, investment and commercial real estate and an entire Idaho Real Estate Search that will email you new listings as they come on the market.

I am licensed in Idaho and Oregon and serve the greater Boise Idaho area including the major cities of Boise, Eagle, Meridian, Nampa, Caldwell and the surrounding Treasure Valley area of S.W. Idaho. I have trained over 50 Realtors as owner of my own real estate company for 17 years.  I specialize in residential, investment, land, and commercial real estate.  I am a CCIM candidate (Certified Commercial Investment Manager) having begun my required commercial classes. In the spring of 2007 I also became a Certifed Short Sales Specialist“. I have spent the past 20 years developing a system that focuses on my clients needs and takes care of them before, during and after the closing.  I have surrounded myself with excellent consumer service focused professionals which include mortgage lenders, home inspectors, title companies, appraisers & insurance companies.  I do not jump from lender to lender, title company to title company etc.  I prefer to use the same companies that are tried and true and will be here when the real estate market is strong or weak and that place customer service, integrity and honor at the head of their list of goals they strive for. What this all means for you is that you have experience on your side.  The value of experience cannot be overstated when it comes to making the largest investment most will make in their lifetime.

Being fluent in English and Spanish I developed the nation’s first bi-lingual hotline that gives buyers home information in both English and Spanish.  As a seller, this opens your home up to many more buyers that may have not otherwise called on your home.  I have also created a website Search Idaho Homes that I have worked hard on and receives over 60,000 hits per month.

My philosphy is that if I take care of my clients/customers needs and show them respect, my production will take care of itself.  My goal is to have everyone walk away from a real estate transaction feeling they had the best service they could ask for.

Idaho Real Estate Cities and Towns

Boise is our capital and one of the fastest growing cities in the nation Discover Boise and thousands of people relocate to Boise each year.  Beautiful parks, resaurants, and bike path border the Boise River which runs through the heart of Boise. Boise is the home to Micron Technology, Albertsons Grocery and Hewlett Packard chose Boise as the location for it’s printer division.

Nampa is one of the fastest growing cities in Idaho. Located only minutes from Boise, Aggressive Nampa is known for it’s progressive pro-growth attitude which has attracted thousands of new residents and business and industry.

Caldwell represents a lifestyle many seek. Known for it’s focus on family Caldwell Living has attracted many residents to relocate here from the “Big Cities”. Beautiful Lake Lowell offers summer boating and fishing and is surrounded by the  Deeflat National Wildlife Refuge which is world renowned for it’s natural wildlife. Caldwell is the home to the original J.R. Simplot potato processing facility.

Eagle is the Little City That Can with an “Old Town” charm coupled with exclusive residential developments.  It has become the choice of many professionals looking for high-end homes away from the big city life.

Meridian is constantly in the news and is constantly competing with Nampa for the fastest growing Idaho City.  Meridian is a bedroom community to Boise and conveniently located close to I-84. It has a long history and is the home to the popular and fun Meridian Speedway which has been offering family entertainment since 1951!

Middleton is one of the best kept “Little Towns” in the west.  Middleton has been always known as a close community that has a strong agricultural base and a strong feel of “Community”.  The annual 4th of July fireworks is a major event each year drawing visitors from all over the valley.

Star is one of those towns that if you “Blink Your Eyes You Will Miss It!” But if you do miss it you will have missed a wonderful community. Star takes one back 50+ years and has the flavor of years gone by coupled with some new residential and commercial developments. It’s proximity to the capital of Boise makes it a favorite for many.

Homedale will take you back about 50 years and has it all. Most people know not only their neighbors but most everyone else in the town. Ma and Pa grocery stores, tiny quaint churches and annual 4th of July parades.  Homedale is well known for not only for the quality of life but for it’s excellent schools and a close sense of community. Located only 45 + or – minutes from Boise it is a great place to raise a family.

Exploring Beautiful Idaho

IDAHO ATTRACTIONS

Tamarack Resort made the news when President George Bush visited the facility in 2005.  The facility aside from Luxory Lodging for weekend and longer stay offers golf, tennis, hiking, mountain biking, water sports, Ampitheatre events and hiking in the summer months.  In the winter Tamarack a phenomenal ski resort for Apline skiing, Nordic & Snowshoe, snow boarding and ski instruction.

Sun Valley Idaho is historic having roots going back to 1936 and many movie stars call Sun Valley home. Skiing for the beginner to the most advanced Alpine skiier is offered plus Sun Valley attracts world class skaters throughout the winter months.  In the summer fly fishing, tennis, golf, hiking and mountain biking are common past times of the local residents and visitors.

McCall Idaho is Idaho’s version of “On Golden Pond”.  McCall is proud of Payette Lake which is the center of this wonderful little city. Located in the Payette National Forest McCall is the a favorite for many living in the S.W. area of Idaho and from other parts of the state.  An 18 whole golf course adds to the water sports, fishing, hiking, boating and rafting offered in the summer.  Close by Brundage Ski Resort is a “Hidden Gem” as far as ski resorts go and well known for it’s awesome powder skiing.

The Birds of Prey is an awesome place to take the whole family. Idaho’s Birds of Prey World Center is located south of Boise in the town of Kuna, Idaho. An amazing 16 raptor species nest in the National Conservation Area and an additional 8 species either winter or use the area during migration. Thousands of people from all over the world visit this incredible center each year.

Silver City is a small town in S.W. Idaho that will take you back 100 years! Click  Silver City of Idaho >> An Idaho Treasure and find out about this small old west town that is tucked away in the very S.W. corner of Idaho and is less than an hour and a half from the Boise Idaho Airport.

IDAHO EDUCATION

Public Schools In Idaho is one of the reasons Idaho attracts many new residents to the state each year. Idaho Schools range from the rural 50 student schools to the large public schools found in Boise, Twin Falls and other larger areas of the state.  The Idaho Legislature has always focused on making a quality education a top priority.

The College of Idaho located in Caldwell is the pride and joy of Caldwell.  A liberal Arts School, The College of Idaho attracts students from as far east as Maine and several foreign countries.  The college has also proudly graduated several Rhodes Scholars.

Northwest Nazarene University in Nampa is another fine small university.  Northwest Nazarene is located in Nampa and is a strong christian school with a wonderful history in Canyon County.

Boise State University made history in the 2006 football season when the Boise State Broncos defeated powerhouse Oklahoma in the Fiesta Bowl in January of 2007.  It was the shot heard around the sports world and there is now talk about a movie to tell the story of the underdog Bronco’s incredible season. Boise State University is the proud home of the Bronco’s located in the capital city of Boise.

Local Area Links!

Looking for a home in Southwest Idaho?: My Featured Southwest Idaho ListingsSearch the entire Southwest Idaho MLSBoise Idaho Real EstateEagle Idaho Real EstateMeridian Idaho Real EstateNampa Idaho Real EstateCaldwell Idaho Real Estate

Town Websites: Boise IdahoEagle IdahoMeridian IdahoNampa IdahoCaldwell Idaho

Information: About Ada County, IDAbout Canyon County, IDIdaho State Historical SocietyIdaho Tourism

Demographic Information: Boise Idaho City DataEagle Idaho City DataMeridian Idaho City DataNampa Idaho City DataCaldwell Idaho City Data; Ada County Census; Canyon County Census

Recreation: Idaho Ski ResortsIdaho White Water AdventuresIdaho Fishing GuideMeridian Water FunIdaho CampgroundsIdaho Trails and hikingIdaho Backpacking

Attractions: The Morrison Performing Arts CenterThe Idaho Stampede BasketballIdaho Steelhead HockeyBoise Art MuseumIdaho Museum of Natural History

Local Shopping: Boise Towne Square MallKarcher Mall of Nampa

Local Dining: Boise Idaho DiningNampa Idaho Dining GuideEagle Idaho DiningMeridian Restaurants and AttractionsCaldwell Dining

Golf Courses: Treasure Valley Golf CoursesIdaho Golf Courses

Local Transportation: Boise and area transportation

State and Government: Idaho Department of Health and WelfareSocial SecurityState of IdahoDepartment of Motor VehiclesIdaho Department of EducationCensus 2000 data for Idaho

Idaho – Idaho Visitors GuideIdaho Public TelevisionIdaho Public RadioIdaho Tourism

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