Boise City-Nampa, Idaho MSA Predicted as One of the ‘Best Buy Cities’ for 2014

Forbes - Best Buy Cities Where to Invest in Housing in 2014Calling their list the ‘Best Buy Cities,’ Forbes and Local Market Monitor teamed up to identify the top 20 metropolitan statistical areas (MSAs) for homebuyers to invest in the housing market in 2014. Choosing only MSAs with a minimum population of 575,000, Forbes analyzed home prices and “the local jobs economy,” pinpointing areas with “high population and job growth, relatively low home prices, and…still considered under-valued.” 

Ranking 10th in the top 20 Best Buy Cities for 2014 was the Boise City-Nampa, Idaho MSA. With a population of 606,376, and actual home price at $168,061, Local Market Monitor’s data showed that home prices are 12% below their actual value but are anticipated to grow by 37% within a 3-year period. To read more, visit

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