Latest Posts


4th Best State for Retirement

March 25, 2015 12:33 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

3_25_15 lakeStrengths: Low crime rate, good weather
Bankrate found much to offer retirees in the Gem State. For starters, Idaho has one of the lowest crime rates in the country, second only to Vermont. Click here for the complete top ten list.
A low cost of living also makes it easy to stretch those retirement dollars, especially when it comes to groceries. In Boise, Idaho, a dozen eggs will cost you only $1.35, compared with the national average of $1.99. Likewise, a half-gallon of milk is $1.72, while the U.S. average is $2.40. Not surprisingly, spuds are a steal in the home of the potato — 27 percent below the nation’s average. Rent is also on the cheaper side, costing about $729.57, 20.5 percent below norm.
And there’s no shortage of ways to be one with nature in Idaho — nearly 70 percent of the state is public land, filled with parks, monuments and preserves.

Share this!

Categorised in: ,

This post was written by Brighton Homes

Comments are closed here.

Change your Lifestyle with a Treasure Valley Home! View Available Homes

Let’s Get Building!

We are ready to build the perfect home for you. Don’t wait – speak to one of our community experts today so we can get started on your dream home.

Talk to Our Building Team Today

From Our Blog

Brighton Homes Builds Over 1000 Energy Star Certified Homes Since 2009

Built better from the ground up. Better is Better. There is no easier way to describe an Energy Star Certified home designed and built to... Read More »

From Our Blog

Brighton Homes Energy Star Features: What makes an Energy Star Certified home?

Buying an Energy Star certified home is an important consideration when buying a new home. While features such as an Energy Star all Bosch appliance... Read More »

FROM AWARDS & RECOGNITION

2019 Energy Star Award

Brighton Homes 2019 Energy Star Partner of the Year