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About Us:

208 Houses Philosophy

Welcome to 208 Houses! At 208 Houses we believe in taking care of our people. We want you to know that we are here for you and want to help your visions and dreams come true. Let us know how we can help you today.

About Jay:

A Bit About Me


Jay Andrus is a licensed REALTOR® and owner of 208 Houses, LLC located in Boise, Idaho; the heart of the beautiful Treasure Valley. Jay has been helping first time home buyers and seasoned homeowners buy and sell their homes since 2006. He takes pride in making sure your real estate needs are met. Jay specializes in residential real estate as both a buying and listing agent. He is also experienced with e-PRO®, short sales, and new construction.


Jay’s father was in the United States Air Force (USAF), Jay is extremely familiar with the challenges of relocation. Born in Lake Charles, Louisiana; Jay has lived in Louisiana, California, New Mexico, Texas, North Carolina, and England before finally settling down in Idaho in 1999. After graduating from Meridian High School in 2000 Jay enlisted in the Idaho Air National Guard (IDANG) as a Munitions Troop and also augmented for Security Forces. Jay went on to graduate from Boise State University with two Bachelors of Business Administration (B.B.A) Degrees; one in General Business and the second in Human Resource Management. He also graduated with an Associates of Applied Science (A.A.S.) Degree in Munitions Technology from the Community College of the Air Force (CCAF).


Currently, Jay lives in Meridian with his wonderful wife Courtney and their four children: Rylan, Rheanna, Keegan, and Ryker. Jay enjoys spending time with his wife, children and extended family. He also enjoys riding motorcycles, snowboarding, barbeques, and outdoor activities such as camping, hunting, and fishing.


Awards & Designations



Ada County Association of REALTORS® (ACAR) Circle of Excellence (COE) Top Producer (2015)

Boise Regional REALTORS® (BRR) Circle of Excellence (COE) Top Producer (2016, 2017, 2018, 2019)


Best in Class

208 Houses offering a fresh and friendly approach to the real estate market in San Francisco. We pride ourselves on providing our clients with everything they need to make buying and selling property as stress-free as possible.

No matter if you’re looking to buy your first home, find a temporary rental or sell your current house, we can help you find the best opportunities. With experience going back to 2000, we won’t rest until we secure you the best deal we can. That’s our guarantee to you.