The city of Nampa is located about 20 miles west of Boise, and is a fast-growing community. The Nampa real estate market is hot and like other Treasure Valley cities, is seeing a strain on its housing supply.
Situated along the I-84, Nampa provides convenient access to housing, jobs, and recreation. And given its close proximity to the freeway, it’s a convenient commuter town for jobs in the cities to its east including Meridian and Boise.
Nampa Things of Note
The Nampa area is home to many interesting places and things to do. For instance, The Ford Idaho Center hosts a variety of events including concerts, home shows, and the Snake River Stampede rodeo, which is one of the top rodeos in the nation. The venue also sports an outdoor amphitheater that hosts a lot of concerts during the summer and early fall months.
The famed Warhawk Museum is housed at the Nampa Municipal Airport, offering patrons a glimpse at military aviation history.
Nampa is also home to one of the area’s best restaurants, Brick 29 Bistro. Brick 29 is located on the top floor of a building that provides stunning views of the city. The restaurant says it serves “comfort food elevated.” Entrées include a variety of steaks and seafood.
Nampa Real Estate
With home prices in Ada County soaring, people are looking at Canyon County as a lower-priced alternative. In recent years, Nampa has been seeing a lot of demand on its housing inventory. Consequently, it’s seen its home prices rise, but not to the same degree as homes in Meridian. Nampa has many different areas to call home, with homes to suit just about any style or budget. The region also sports many different communities which all have their own unique amenities.As a result, Nampa offers something for everyone and generally less expensive than comparable properties in Ada County.