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How fast will the economy recover?

How fast will the economy recover?

Will This Economic Crisis Have a V, U, or L-Shaped Recovery? Many American businesses have been put on hold as the country deals with protecting the health and safety of the population. As the states are deciding on the best strategy to slowly and safely reopen, the...

The #1 Thing You Can Do Now to Be Ready to Buy a Home This Year

The #1 Thing You Can Do Now to Be Ready to Buy a Home This Year

The last few weeks and months have caused a major health crisis throughout the world, leading to a pause in the U.S. economy as businesses and consumers work to slow the spread of the coronavirus. The rapid spread of the virus has been compared to prior pandemics and...

Will the Rise in Unemployment Crush Home Sales?

Will the Rise in Unemployment Crush Home Sales?

Ten million Americans lost their jobs over the last two weeks. The next announced unemployment rate on May 8th is expected to be in the double digits. Because the health crisis brought the economy to a screeching halt, many are feeling a personal financial crisis....

Each New Home Sale Makes an $84,724 Economic Impact!

Each New Home Sale Makes an $84,724 Economic Impact!

We’re in a changing real estate market, and life, in general, is changing too – from how we grocery shop and meal prep to the ways we can interact with our friends and neighbors. Even practices for engaging with agents, lenders, and all of the players involved in a...

Why housing is not as vulnerable this time

Why housing is not as vulnerable this time

With all of the havoc being caused by COVID-19, many are concerned we may see a new wave of foreclosures. Restaurants, airlines, hotels, and many other industries are furloughing workers or dramatically cutting their hours. Without a job, many homeowners are wondering...

How to make over $5,300 just by living in your own home

How to make over $5,300 just by living in your own home

Studies have shown that, in many cases, the largest asset a family owns is the house they live in. Over the last twelve months, that asset has gained substantial value. CoreLogic just released their 2019 3rd Quarter Homeowner Equity Insights Report. The report...

We celebrate our Veterans and 75 years of home loan benefits

We celebrate our Veterans and 75 years of home loan benefits

Today, on Veterans Day, we salute those who have served our country in war or peace, and we thank them for their sacrifice. This year marks the 75th anniversary of VA Home Loan Benefit offerings through the Servicemen’s Readjustment Act, also known as the GI Bill....

Why You Should Consider Real Estate Investment In Montana

Why You Should Consider Real Estate Investment In Montana

Purchasing a new home, whether it is across the country, out of state, or over in the next city, is something that requires a lot of thought and planning. In addition to evaluating whether there are available jobs you are qualified for in order to maintain a steady...

Tips For First Time Homebuyers In Montana

Tips For First Time Homebuyers In Montana

Whether you are tired of dumping your money into rent or you just want to provide your family with the security of a safe and comfortable home, making the decision to purchase a new home is one of the biggest — and best — decisions you can make. Of course, buying a...

Do This Before Shopping for a Home

Do This Before Shopping for a Home

Most home shoppers start shopping for a home before they know their budget. Once you've thought about moving, it's hard not to hop straight online and start looking at listings. So no judgment here. Looking for your a home is exciting and you can't wait to start...

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