Each month, the Boise Regional Realtors releases stats for all areas of Ada County. Since last summer, the rising prices and decreasing number of listings throughout the Treasure Valley have been both revealing and fascinating.

To say that we are experiencing a “strong seller market” is an understatement! According to October statistics, the median days on market is 20 days and the median list price is up nearly 15% since last year.

chart with October stats

In a traditional, steady, market, home owners can count on 3% annual appreciation in Ada County. Using one of our favorite neighborhoods as an example, let’s look at what has happened on the Bench (area 400 in real estate terms) over the past year.

The Bench is considered an older part of Boise,…

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The Treasure Valley Artists Alliance connects visual artists in Boise, Eagle, Meridian, and beyond.

Their members represent an incredibly diverse set of talents, abilities, and experience. TVAA supports art and artists through exhibitions, an online gallery, local art news and community posts, workshops, a directory of resources, and social meet and greet events.

For more information visit their website.

The Pettitt Group is thrilled to continue supporting local artists and local arts-based nonprofits.

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Sally Stevens graduated with a fine arts degree, but side-stepped painting for a number of years to jump into the world of graphic design.

She mostly paints landscapes, working with water-mixable oil paints (much like traditional oil paint minus the turpentine, with the added benefit of soap and water cleanup).

Each day she completes a 6×6” painting on Masonite, which has a smoother quality than painting on canvas. Follow Sally on Instagram @Sally_Stevens, on her Facebook page, Sally Stevens, and on her website.

painting of foothills trail Sally Stevens
“Foothills Trail”
Original: Oil painting | 2019 | 8×8″

In 2019 the Pettitt Group purchased this original piece for our ongoing art collection. As part of our annual Supporting the Arts initiative, we offer…

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