Posted by: Bill Cady | December 18, 2014

Boise, Idaho was ranked in the top ten metro areas the NAR found to be attractive to baby boomers

As I told you in my last post I attended the Idaho real estate housing summit sponsored by our Ada County Association of REALTORS® and Lawrence Yun is Chief Economist and Senior Vice President of Research at the National Association of REALTORS®. said that Boise was #2 on the list.

The National Association of Realtors (NAR) recently analyzed economic data for 100 metro areas across the United States to determine where baby boomers that are choosing to delay retirement and remain in the workforce were most likely to move in and buy a home. The NAR reviewed each metro area’s job market, state taxes, housing affordability and inventory, as well as cost of living.

Boise, Idaho was ranked in the top ten metro areas the NAR found to be attractive to baby boomers. Due to Boise’s “solid job growth, share of self-employed workers and affordable home prices,” the NAR identified the metro as a “top standout for baby boomers.” Read more at http://bit.ly/1wjXaXR.

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