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Higher prices squeezing both renters and would-be homeowners

A home for rent in Boise.

A diminished supply of available homes is swelling prices in large U.S. metro areas from New York to Miami to Los Angeles, squeezing out would-be buyers and pushing up rents as more people are forced to remain tenants. The trend ...

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Roundup 6.16.17 (access required)

Chabad Lubavitch of Idaho purchased 6,766 square feet at 1803 S. Maple Grove Road in Boise. Lew Goldman of Colliers International represented the buyer and Ben Kneadler of Mark Bottles Real Estate represented the seller. CalMar Properties LLC purchased 4,060 ...

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Roundup 6.9.17

Latco SC Inc. purchased 0.41 acres at 7901 W. Fairview Ave. in Boise to build a Black Rock Coffee Bar.  The buyer was represented by Bob and Ramona Hildebran of Capital Commercial Properties and the seller was represented by Michael ...

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Federal Way land and apartment plans up for auction with no minimum bid (access required)

These 7.93 acres in front of the Overland Post Office on Federal Way sold at auction for nearly $1.9 million. Photo by Teya Vitu

A million-dollar property on Federal Way with architectural plans for a 196-unit apartment complex will be auctioned June 21. The 7.93-acre vacant lot in front of the Overland Post Office has an assessed value of $968,900, according to the Ada ...

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Roundup 6.2.17 (access required)

Sunflower Massage leased 1,674 square feet at Franklin Place, 6033 W. Franklin Road, in Boise. Mike Vance of Lee & Associates Idaho represented the tenant, and Steve Cannariato of Hawkins & Cannariato represented the landlord in this transaction. Cadillac Matt’s ...

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No relief in sight for first-time homebuyers (access required)

A home for sale in east Boise.

April’s new home sales figures shined a light on a long-growing problem in the housing market: homebuilders aren’t breaking ground on the kind of houses that will alleviate supply-side pressure. In April , the U.S. median new home price was ...

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National home values surpass 2007 peak

A home for sale in Boise.

National home values have surpassed the peak hit during the housing bubble and are at their highest value in more than a decade, according to the April Zillow Real Estate Market Reports. The median home value in the U.S. is ...

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Retail to office: ‘An opportunity with every vacancy’ (access required)

Co-working space WeWork opened its second Portland location at Pioneer Place in May, taking 34,000 square feet of former retail space. Similar retail-to-creative office conversions are planned at the Lloyd Center, where a former movie theater was also converted to office space last year, and at the former MacyÕs space in the Meier & Frank Building downtown. Photo by Sam Tenney of the DJC.

On the third floor of Pioneer Place, in downtown Portland, a transformation is taking place that is being replicated across the nation. WeWork, a co-working company, is taking 34,000 square feet of former retail space in the shopping mall. In ...

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US pending home sales fell again in April

A home under contract in Boise.

Americans retreated from signing contracts to buy homes in April for the second straight month, a possible sign that a declining number of homes on the market are stifling sales during the traditional spring buying season. The National Association of ...

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