Spotlight Newsletter | June 2022

Mishae Frisbee

Spring Parade of Homes


From award winning homes and their
builders, to 1,000s of visitors, WE DID IT!


The Spring Parade


of Homes was a resounding success! With roughly 30 homes included this year, Treasure Valley residents and visitors alike were able to experience some of the best, most innovative homes being built in the area! Put on by the Builders & Contractors Association of Southwest Idaho, and with the support of dozens of companies and individuals, it took a team to bring this all together. We cannot thank everyone enough! We look forward to this twice annual parade so much!In recognition of their achievements and expertise in the industry, Spotlight's own Jennifer Hickey received an award for "Associate of the Year" for her member recruitment efforts and her willingness to help and support the organization. Congratulations to all! check out available homes at


Summer Sips


It's time to level up your libations with this in style Stone fruit Smash!

2 small red plums
4 oz. gin or vodka
6 sprigs fresh thyme
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1-2 tsp agave or honey (to taste) ice splash of soda water

Cut plums into small pieces with the skin on, throw them in a jar, add thyme, gin, lemon juice, honey or agave, & a handful of ice. Put on the lid & shake vigorously until the ice smashes everything! Strain out chunks, pour over ice, and serve!

To Do Around Town

  • Staycation at The Riverside Hotel
  • Boise Farmers Market Downtown on Saturdays 9am-1pm
  • Idaho Shakespeare Festival
  • Albertsons' Boise Open Concert Series with Midland, Billy Idol, & Train from August 18-21st
  • Matchbox Twenty @ Ford Idaho Center on June 5th
  • Dine, Drink & Play @ Western Proper in Downtown Boise
  • Sunnyslope Wine Trail Tour in Caldwell
  • Alive After Five Free Concert Series Starting June 15th

The Designer's Details


Our in-house designer shares his trends, tips, and advice for the summer season!


It's patio season! With summer fast approaching, it is time to get our patios and yards ready for cozy evenings by the fire, and afternoons spent playing in the yard! Its that time of year where we naturally start to focus more on how we live and spend time outside rather than on the interiors of our homes. Don't get me wrong, this isn't necessarily a bad thing, but we can't neglect the inside of our homes! Take a look at the list to the right for my patio musts, and go to the link at the top to buy directly from Amazon. Talking home interiors and summer, some of the easiest things to focus on throughout the summer are rather simple, and can become part of your routine rather quickly! Most of us have house plants that thrive outside in the warm months; if you have these, consider moving them outside so they thrive for a few months. Use them to decorate your patio space at varied heights and on plant stands to add some privacy! You can tuck in some outdoor lighting to make the space even cozier in the evenings. Now that you have plants off of shelves and counters, take this time to clear off the rest of the items, wipe down these areas, and keep them clean throughout the summer Grab an old pillowcase, get it lightly damp, climb on a sturdy ladder, and put it over the blades of your fan and wipe off all the dust! This is great, because all the dust stays in the pillow case to shake out outside, and then just throw it in the wash! Be sure to replace your HVAC filters, and consider having your ducts/returns vacuumed and sanitized if you've never done it before. This will greatly improve the quality of the air inside your home. Summer is the perfect time to have your carpets cleaned as well, because air conditioned air will allow carpets to dry faster, and you can spend time outside on your patio while you wait! Check groupon for some great deals for these services.

Patio Musts

  • Outdoor area rug
  • WiFi controlled string lights
  • Mosquito thermacell
  • Sonos Roam speakers
  • Hanging teardrop chair
  • Soft, comfy, outdoor pillows
  • Propane fire table
  • Charcuterie server set
  • Large planter pots
  • Flickering landscape lights
  • The right patio seating set
  • Weatherproof tablecloth
  • Solar fence-top down lights
  • Bar cart/prep table
  • Outdoor curtains
  • Yard games
  • Patio misting system
  • Vertical herb garden

Best Patio Restaurants

  • CRAVE Kitchen & Bar
  • Barbacoa Sun Ray Café
  • The Sandbar
  • Western Collective
  • Bardenay Eagle
  • The Shore Lodge McCall
  • Lucky 13

Available Properties


Take a look at our available build lots, ready for a one of a kind custom build, or choose from pre-approved plans!


COMING SOON! 5 beautiful lots to be built on by award-winning Tradewinds Home Builders.


Acreage lots in Calla Lily Creek Country Estates by Morgan Creek Home Builders.


Choose from several available floor plans and lots from Solitude Home Builders.


more at


April Market Trend


The graphs below represent the current state of the real estate market in our area. If you have any questions, or want to know more about what these market trends mean, and what they mean for a home buyer/seller, please shoot us a text, or give us a call at 208-684-0000. We'd love to chat!




Whether you are a past client, current client, or looking to buy, build, invest, or sell with us in the future, we are committed to helping you however we can. We LOVE making new friends, so feel free to call, click, message, or swing into our office today!

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