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1. Behold the green. It’s really green here. Seriously: like lots of really-cool-towering-beautiful-green-trees green. Boise, or if you want to get old school, Les Bois, doesn’t mean “city of trees” for nothin’. Want more green? Look no further than (most likely) a few blocks away...

If you are thinking about selling, buying or possibly refinancing your home, you’ve probably been doing a little research into mortgage rates. It is important to not only find a home in your price range, but also to obtain a loan that matches your budget....

So, you've been thinking about possibly purchasing a home. If you've used our mortgage payment calculator, you already have a good idea of how much your mortgage payments will be.   But is it financially feasible based on your circumstances? Use this Mortgage Affordability Calculator to find...

By Seth Randal Capital Group   Owning and stabling a horse can be a an incredible joy, and also a tremendous responsibility. With Idaho’s agricultural roots, equestrian life is a big part of the Gem State’s culture. Capital Group works with many current and prospective horse property owners....

One of the biggest decisions people come to is the issue of renting versus buying. Really, it is an extremely tough choice to choose between the two. However, I once had an economics teacher who put it extremely well and puts the whole thing in...

Capital Group team members and our families were recently in the eye of the storm.  The Tempest, that is.  We were honored to voluntee during a performance at the Idaho Shakespeare Festival.  The Capital Group team washed-down chairs and cleaned before the performance.  Some took...

Looking for work, or want to start a business?  Consider Boise, Idaho.  Boise was just named one of the top 20 cities in America to get a job.   Fortune Magazine combined Bureau of Labor statistics with recent Census data to compare the nation’s 100 largest cities....

The general mantra in the real estate world is you want to avoid paying points when obtaining a mortgage. As with most assumptions, this is not always true.   What Are Points?   When discussing mortgages, it is important to understand what points are. Points, or Discount Points, are essentially...

With record numbers of individuals seeking home loans these days, it’s no surprise that scam artists have developed new ways to separate borrowers from their money. Mortgage scams are on the rise and typically target people who are overextended, have bad credit, or are in...