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October 2016

Found 8 blog entries for October 2016.


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So, you are back for more awesome activity ideas? Well, we have quite a few amazing one’s for you, and believe us when we say, you will certainly be having an awesome year if you decide to do any number of these activities. Even if you have just moved to Boise, after doing the things on this list, you will feel at home in no time.

9. Spend So Time at Lucky Peak Reservoir and State Park

There are few places as fun as Lucky Peak Reservoir and State Park. It is the perfect place to spend a summer afternoon for anyone who enjoys to be in or around the water. Many people head up to Lucky Peak (which is only 20 miles out of downtown) to swim, boat, fish, picnic, and go on adventures. It is a very popular destination, but you will never

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What brings you to the Treasure Valley? Is it for a job, for school, or just for fun. Whatever it is, however, you can rest assured that you’ll find it here. The Treasure Valley is one of the dynamic yet underrated parts of the Northwestern United States. It is home to 6+ of the state’s most popular cities as well as over a half a million people. It is a hub for business, agriculture, art, and learning, not to mention good ol’ fun.

If you are coming to the Treasure Valley to work, then you will be pleased to see the vast array of different jobs that are available here. There are jobs in business, in tech, education, music, art, medical, and much more. The top employers in the area, which come from many different industries all together, are Micron

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Out of all the entrepreneurial ventures there are in the world, real estate services are some of the hardest to get started in. With the large amount of real estate agents and services out in there it can be difficult to get your name out there. Difficult, but not impossible. And for pros like you, we’ve gathered a list of 10 great ways that a new real estate service can market and advertise their business.

1. Run Referral Programs (Client Incentives)

Real estate services are one of those businesses that still work really well with word of mouth advertising. If a friend tells you about a certain restaurant, you are going to go out and try it. The same goes with businesses. If a person hears from a friend how wonderful their real estate agent is,

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The Keys to Making Dependable and Long Lasting Landscaping 

So, you’ve decided to upgrade your home’s landscaping? You are in for some fun!

Nowadays, the idea of stone paths and patios, paver built walkways, and so on have become the popular thing to do. And for good reason. If done correctly, a stone or paver made patio or path can be a great asset to your home and can be around for many years to come. But how do you do it? Well, we are going to show you how right here.

WARNING: ALWAYS FOLLOW ANY AND ALL SAFETY PROTOCOLS OR GUIDELINES WHEN DOING ANY SORT OF LANDSCAPING OR CONSTRUCTION. BE SAFE WITH ALL THE TOOL, MATERIALS, AND SO ON THAT ARE INVOLVED IN THESE PROJECTS.

Step 1: Design the project

Whether you decide to make a patio or

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Part 1

Most people simply think of potatoes and farming when they think about Boise. They think that all there is to this amazing city is what comes out of the ground. Well, even though the vegetables are amazing, and our land fertile, Boise is so much more than that. Boise is a city that is dedicated to growth, prosperity, and its charming small-town nature; not to mention having an awesome amount of fun!

However, if you are new to Boise, or any part of the Treasure Valley for that matter, it might be hard to know where to go for fun, or what kind of fun there is in the first place. If that is the situation you’ve found yourself in, then this article is for you. This article is written to help you have the best time ever this year in Boise.

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Throughout history there have been any number of types of homes. There have been large homes, small homes, tall homes, short homes, homes built in holes, and even homes built in caves-- to name just a few. In our day and age however, there seems to be a limited variety of homes to choose from when you go out shopping-- which is a shame. And, even if you decide to build your own home, it seems as though you are still only allowed to build from a set of predetermined plans that your builder of choice likes to do. This has made it easier on the builder, but it has stifled the creativity of many homeowners. The following is a quick list of brief explanations of some of the more creative kinds of homes so that you can have a better idea of your

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Ah, the age-old question: is it a good idea to buy a home. Well, if you want the short answer— yes, yes it is, assuming that you are ready to buy it. You don’t want to commit to a house when you aren’t sure how long you will live in the area or when your paycheck isn’t projected to be stable for the next few years. Why do you ask? Well, to answer that, we will need to discuss the long answer.

When to Consider Buying a Home

Like it was mentioned before, whether to buy a house or not, at any particular time, is a factor of time and money— much like every other aspect of our society. So that is what you need to make sure you have: the right timing and money.

Time Commitment

Let’s start with time. When we say time, we don’t mean a gross block

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 Thrift stores are amazing establishments and shopping at them has almost become a staple of American life. It is for various reasons that people like the thrift store; sometimes people like it for the money they save and sometimes it’s the adventures of finding something you weren’t expecting. But, whether you like the deals you can find when going to the thrift shop or just enjoy the seeing what random things you can find, you aren’t going to be disappointed by the thrift shops here in Boise.

Going to thrift stores is much like going to a yard sale, only with a thrift shop, you can go all year round and don’t have to wait until the weather warms up. Boise has the benefit of having tons of awesome thrift shops for residents to enjoy. Each of

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