Considering a Move?
If you are considering relocating to Idaho, Twin Falls should definitely be on your list to consider.
The Gateway Real Estate Team is excited to share with you a few of the numerous reasons why homebuyers select Twin Falls when looking for homes for sale. Perhaps it is for the captivating landscapes and abundance of outdoor recreational opportunities, career opportunities, high-quality educational opportunities or the opportunity to enjoy a community with big city amenities but with a get-to-know-your-neighbors vibe.
Let’s get your excitement building!
Located in beautiful south-central Idaho, you’ll be amazed at the ease of access you’ll have to the state’s vast natural beauty. Nestled along the scenic Snake River, Twin Falls residents enjoy a high desert climate that features all four seasons allowing for recreation in nearby mountains and forests, ski resorts, lakes, rivers, state parks, public parks and walking trails.
Known as the “Niagara Falls of the West”, majestic Shoshone Falls cascades over impressive rock formations and is located just minutes from downtown Twin Falls. Towering 486 feet above the Snake River, the Perrine Bridge is a world-wide destination for BASE jumpers. In 1974, Evel Knievel made Twin Falls a media and fan destination with his now infamous skycycle attempt to jump the Snake River Canyon.
A commercial hub for south-central Idaho and northeastern Nevada, Twin Falls is the largest city in Idaho’s Magic Valley region and the largest city within a 100-mile radius.
Located along Interstate 84, Twin Falls is a dynamic location for industry expansion servicing the West. Career opportunities in the Magic Valley region are vast. One of the Magic Valley’s top industries is food production with world-wide sales being generated. A few of these industry-leading companies are:
Quality of Life:
Twin Falls undeniably offers a superb quality of life due to the natural beauty, excellent air quality, access to outdoor activities, high employment rates and low cost of living.
If you are an outdoor enthusiast you will have easy access to public parks and trails, skiing and snowshoeing, kayaking and swimming. Adventure waits ahead!
Idaho has a low state sales tax at just 6%. Young professional, first-time homebuyers, families, and people wishing to retire and downsize are able to take advantage of reasonable home prices. The median home price in Twin Falls is approximately $225,000, reasonable compared to cities such as Boise, with an average price of over $325,000. For help finding the best Twin Falls homes for sale, contact the Gateway Real Estate team.
What about the schools?
Twin Falls students will benefit from an education from top-ranked public schools, including two charter school options, as well as four private school choices.
Twin Falls is also home to the top-ranked College of Southern Idaho. Renowned for offering degrees in business, humanities, sciences, and fine arts, the College of Southern Idaho is innovative in its workforce development.
What’s the Weather Like There?
Boasting the enjoyment of all four seasons, Twin Falls residents enjoy the best of all the seasons. With more than 200 days of sunshine, the summer months are from May to August with occasional highs in the low 90s. Fall may be brief but beginning in mid-August the night-time temperatures begin to drop and the foliage puts on a brilliant show of color. Winters months are November through February with lows often near 20 degrees. Spring brings our greatest amount of rain, approximately 10 inches per year.
If you’re relocating to Idaho and looking for Twin Falls homes for sale, contact our team of professional agents at Gateway Real Estate.