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January 18, 2022

Floor Plan Profile: Shadow Valley

We’re excited to introduce a brand new floor plan for homes in Nampa, ID. This home is large enough for a family but still manageable for a couple or a single person, and it’s ideal for those who need a... Read More »



January 11, 2022

6 Ways to Save Money on Your Utility Bills

Did you know that Brighton’s Boise ID homes surpass national standards for energy efficiency? We pride ourselves on building homes that save energy, help the environment and make your life more comfortable. To maximize the benefits of living in an... Read More »


December 16, 2021

Community Profile: ARBOR

The Arbor community of new homes in Nampa ID is growing, and we can’t wait for you to come and check it out! Arbor is located in the Treasure Valley close to Nampa and Caldwell ID. Shopping, dining, and entertainment... Read More »


December 14, 2021

Brighton Homes Holiday Hours and Tours

Brighton Homes is honored to be your preferred new home builder in Boise ID. We work hard all year to make our customers’ homeownership dreams a reality. This holiday season, we’ll be taking a short break at Christmas and New... Read More »


New Home Caldwell, ID & Nampa, ID
December 10, 2021

Here’s why you should move to Eagle, Idaho!

We’re always thrilled to welcome new residents to our Homestead community of Eagle ID homes. There’s so much to love about this area and we’re confident you’ll be happy to live here. Eagle truly has the best of both worlds.... Read More »


November 21, 2021

Boise Winter Fun Guide

Fun winter activities are within easy reach of our Cartwright Ranch community of homes in Boise ID. Whether you want to take the whole family out for a day in the snow or you prefer to spend an afternoon gift... Read More »


Active Adult Community in Meridian ID at Cadence
November 14, 2021

Community Profile: Cadence at Century Farm

Our first two Cadence 55+ communities of Meridian ID new homes have been a great success, and we’re now starting our third active adult neighborhood! Cadence at Century Farm will continue our popular tradition of low maintenance, high-enjoyment lifestyles for... Read More »


October 17, 2021

What It’s Like Living in Boise ID

Have you been looking at new homes in Boise ID and wondering what it’s like to live there? Here’s some insider info on life in Idaho’s booming capital! First of all, Boise is a great place to live, whether you’re... Read More »


October 4, 2021

Come See Us at the Boise Parade of Homes!

Our featured home for this year’s annual Fall Parade of Homes in Boise ID will be our Fred Astaire model in Cartwright Ranch. Located at 11614 N. 24th Avenue, Boise, ID 83714, the Fred Astaire model features an urban townhome... Read More »


September 22, 2021

Fun Family Events to Enjoy in Boise ID This Fall

The fall season brings a fresh crop of fun family events for people who make their homes in Boise ID. Whether you want to be entertained, frightened or enlightened, there’s a nearby activity for you! Emmett Harvest Festival and Street... Read More »


Cadence at Bainbridge in Meridian Idaho
September 13, 2021

Community Profile: Cadence at Bainbridge

Cadence at Bainbridge is our second active adult community of homes in Meridian ID. Our award-winning first Cadence community is sold out. We created Cadence at Bainbridge to meet the continuing demand for 55+ active adult communities in the Treasure... Read More »


August 21, 2021

Visit Our New Model Home in Cadence

Our model home is now open in the Cadence 55+ community of new homes in Meridian ID. Located at 3720 W Sunny Cove Ln, Meridian ID, 83646, the model is a perfect example of the comfortable lifestyle that awaits you... Read More »


August 14, 2021

Community Profile: Arbor

The Arbor community of homes in Nampa ID can help you take advantage of all that the Treasure Valley has to offer. Nampa is one of the region’s most popular towns. Boise is only 20 miles to the east via... Read More »


August 8, 2021

Discover Caldwell, ID

More people are looking for homes near Caldwell ID than ever before. The area is rich with attractions and amenities that make it an ideal place to live. Besides easy access to Meridian, Nampa and Boise, the Caldwell area has... Read More »


July 15, 2021

Family Fun in Meridian ID

In today’s competitive real estate market, new homes in Meridian ID are in high demand. Meridian benefits from a great location in Idaho’s scenic Treasure Valley. It’s surrounded by the natural beauty of the Northwest within easy reach of Boise.... Read More »


New Homes in Meridian ID
July 3, 2021

Community Profile: Cadence at Bainbridge

The Cadence community of homes in Meridian ID is the area’s newest 55+ active adult neighborhood. It combines a convenient location with on-site amenities to create a place where you can enjoy life right at your doorstep. A community lifestyle... Read More »


June 20, 2021

Discover Nampa ID

Some of the best attractions in the Northwest are within a short drive of new homes in Nampa ID. Nampa is located 20 miles west of Boise in Idaho’s famed Treasure Valley. Residents enjoy Nampa’s small-town feel and its easy... Read More »


June 12, 2021

Explore Outdoor Adventures in Boise, ID

New homes in Boise ID are selling faster than ever before. The area offers a great lifestyle for all ages, whether you’re a young single, a retiree, or raising a growing family. A big draw in Boise is the easy... Read More »


June 8, 2021

Visit these Farmer’s Markets near Boise

As a long-time home builder in Meridian ID, we’re familiar with all the great things the Treasure Valley has to offer. One of our favorite things to do is visit the local farmer’s markets. We love shopping for fresh, local... Read More »


May 23, 2021

How to Keep your Garden Green

How To Keep Your Garden Green Brighton Homes has been building some of the most energy-efficient Meridian ID homes for decades. We are a company dedicated to reducing our footprint on the planet and helping our clients do the same.... Read More »


Homes in Boise ID
May 15, 2021

Floor Plan Profile: Bayview

Brighton Homes has been serving the greater Boise ID area for 25 years. We take great pride in the communities we have helped to build and develop; the Meridian ID homes are no exception. One of our very best home... Read More »


Homes in Boise ID
April 17, 2021

Join Us for the 2021 Parade of Homes

We at Brighton Homes are excited to invite you to the 2021 Parade of Homes in Boise ID. Hosted by the Building Contractors Association of Southwestern Idaho, the event will take place from April 24 to May 9. We’ve designed... Read More »


Meridian ID Homes at Pinnacle
April 3, 2021

Find Fun for Your Family at Discovery Park

Discovery Park is a fun destination for families living in new homes in Meridian ID. For those who move into the new Pinnacle community, the park will be right next door. Located at 2121 E. Lake Hazel Road, Discovery Park... Read More »


March 21, 2021

4 Advantages of Using Energy-Efficient Appliances

One of the greatest benefits of buying brand new Meridian ID homes is the assurance that they will contain the latest energy-efficient appliances. Although the appliances may seem like a small part of your new home, they can have a... Read More »


March 6, 2021

Explore Meridian This Spring

Spring will bring plenty of fun things to do near homes in Meridian ID. It’s the perfect time to get out of the house and enjoy the fresh air and sunshine. If you’re moving to Meridian for the first time,... Read More »


New Home Caldwell, ID & Nampa, ID
February 13, 2021

Community Profile: Quartet

Our newest community of Meridian ID homes is coming soon to North Meridian! The community will be called Quartet and is located off Black Cat Road between W. McMillan Road and W. Ustick Road. This community will feature large home... Read More »


February 6, 2021

4 Fun Facts About Meridian ID

If you’ve been shopping for homes in Meridian ID, you probably know that the area is full of fun things to do. But do you know where the name “Meridian” came from? Or where it ranks among the Best Places... Read More »


January 9, 2021

Community Profile: Pinnacle

Our brand new Pinnacle community of Meridian ID homes will be open soon! Site work is underway and we’ll be taking reservations for new homes this spring. Pinnacle will offer an unparalleled lifestyle in the SoMe district, where residents will... Read More »


November 15, 2020

More Homes Coming Soon at Cadence at Bainbridge!

Our first release of twenty homes have already been sold at our 55+ Cadence community of Meridian ID new homes. Our next release of twenty homes will be on December 15, 2020. Cadence features attractive, energy-efficient homes designed for an active... Read More »


October 24, 2020

Grand Opening: Bri at The Village

Ready to build a new home in the Cadence community of homes in Meridian ID? If so, you can start enjoying an upscale 55+ lifestyle without waiting for your home to be finished. We’re now offering special lease terms for... Read More »


New Homes in Boise ID
October 14, 2020

Come Visit our 2020 Fall Parade Home!

Brighton Homes invites you to visit the Cartwright Ranch community of new homes in Boise ID this weekend for the 2020 Fall Parade of Homes. Our participating home will be open Friday through Sunday, October 16-18th, from 11 am –... Read More »


Active Adult Community in Meridian ID at Cadence
August 20, 2020

Community Profile: Cadence

The Cadence community of Meridian ID new homes is a gated 55+ community designed for today’s active adult lifestyles. Located on W. Chinden Blvd (Hwy 20/26), the community offers convenient access to all the resources of the Treasure Valley area.... Read More »


Self-Guided Tours Now Available!

As a leading Boise ID home builder, we pride ourselves on innovation. We also understand that not everyone is available during our regularly scheduled model home hours. In order to make it easy for you to find your dream home,... Read More »


July 19, 2020

Community Profile: Arbor

The Arbor community of new homes in Nampa ID is ideal for anyone seeking a brand new home in this growing area. Located six miles from Meridian and twenty miles west of Boise, this new master planned community will have... Read More »


Ballybunion Floor Plan by Brighton Homes Idaho
June 9, 2020

Floor Plan Profile: Ballybunion

Brighton has opened a new model home in the Century Farm community of homes in Meridian ID. You can find us in our brand new Ballybunion floor plan home at 3621 E Murchuson Street. In-person visits are available now. You... Read More »


New Homes in Meridian ID
May 29, 2020

Community Profile: Bainbridge

The Bainbridge community of new homes in Meridian ID offers a wide selection of home plans and a variety of lot sizes so you can create a truly customized dream home. Choose from more than 30 plans for one and... Read More »



May 10, 2020

Meet Our Award-Winning 2020 Parade Home: The Grayhawk

Brighton Homes is proud to introduce the Grayhawk, our award-winning home in the Cartwright Ranch community of homes in Boise ID. The Grayhawk is a unique design that blends elements of chalet style, countryside cottage and modern farmhouse influences. Nestled... Read More »


Active Adult Community in Meridian ID
February 25, 2020

Cadence by Brighton Homes, Best in the Nation!

Brighton Homes is thrilled to announce the take home of four national awards from the National Association of Home Builders hosted by the NAHB 55+ Industry Council. These awards are judged by a panel of industry leaders ranging from architecture,... Read More »



Arcadia
June 21, 2017

The Arcadia Wins 2017 Parade of Homes Awards

Our 2017 Parade Home, The Arcadia, swept up an award in every category for the 2017 Parade of Homes. The Arcadia is nestled in the Boise Foothills at one of our newest communities, Cartwright Ranch in Hidden Springs, delivering stunning views... Read More »


August 30, 2016

Hillsdale Elementary Opens at Century Farm

The school year has begun again for kids across the Treasure Valley. A fortunate group of students spent their first week exploring the newest elementary school of the West Ada School District, Hillsdale Elementary. Located near the corner of Amity... Read More »


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