Idaho’s housing market is burning.  With a more than 17% increase in home values over the course of a year, Idaho is the hottest market in the country.  The figures were compiled by Zillow.

Not far behind Idaho are some neighboring states.  Utah is second and Nevada is third.  Montana has the nation’s tenth hottest housing market. 

If you could live without the view you can likely find some alternatives a bit more affordable.

Many young people looking for a first home may be intimidated by rising prices.  Yes, the markets aren’t expecting to cool down anytime soon, but there are houses available for a variety of needs.

Business Insider is offering some advice.  You can read it by clicking here.

You may dream of living in a modern neighborhood near the canyon, however.  If you could live without the view you can likely find some alternatives a bit more affordable.

A local political leader recently shared with me the homes along the presidential streets in Twin Falls are well-priced for buyers and these homes are also close to shopping, parks and other amenities.