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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....

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...

For the first time in its 132-year history, the population of Caldwell Idaho has surpassed 50,000.  According to newly-released numbers from the U.S. Census Bureau, 50,224 people now live in the city.   Capital Group spoke with Mayor Garret Nancolas, Caldwell’s longtime leader, about the city exceeding...

Fortune Magazine just recognized Meridian, Idaho -- home of Capital Group -- as the 9th Fastest Growing City in America. The magazine looked at newly-released Census numbers.  The data shows Meridian had 5.1% annual population growth between July 2013 and July 2014, ranking the city in the top...

By Dana Browning The rental market has been improving over the last few years and with it rental prices have steadily increased, yet many properties are still being rented under market value. There are many factors that go into pricing a rental property; these can sometimes...

Buying a home can be stressful, and overwhelming, but knowing what you are signing on for is paramount to securing an investment that will serve you well. A little education can go a long way. Below is a glossary of key terms associated with all...

By Dana Browning About the Company   How long have you been managing properties? What is your primary service: property management or sales? How many properties do you manage? What types of properties do you manage? How many staff members do you have that are dedicated to...