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The Bozeman Housing Shortage is a National Problem

Posted by Mark L. Corner on April 21, 2021 in  Construction
The US is 3.8 Million Homes Short Shar The U.S. housing market needs nearly 4 million single-family homes to meet the nation’s demand, according to a new analysis from Freddie Mac. The 3.8 million shortfall marks a 52% increase in the housing shortage since 2018. “This is what you get when you underbuild for 10 years,” says Sam Khater, Freddie Mac’s chief economist. “We should have almost four million more housing units if we had kept up with demand the last few years.&rdq... read more

Home Mortgage Rates Are On The Rise. Concerning?

Posted by Mark L. Corner on March 09, 2021 in  Mortgage Rates
Last Thursday, Freddie Mac announced that their 30-year fixed mortgage rate was over 3% (3.02%) for the first time since last July. That news dominated real estate headlines that day and the next. Articles talked about the “negative impact” it may have on the housing market. However, we should realize two things: 1. The bump-up in rate should not have surprised anyone. Many had already projected that rates would rise slightly as we proceeded through the year. 2. Freddie Mac... read more

Southwest Airlines Coming To Bozeman

Posted by Mark L. Corner on February 25, 2021 in  Bozeman Airport Information
In its 50th year of service, Southwest Airlines will bring low fares to the state of Montana on May 27, 2021 with the addition of service to Bozeman Yellowstone Int’l Airport (BZN).  The new service will connect customers throughout the nation with Big Sky country, bringing faster access to Yellowstone National Park, Big Sky Ski Resort, Custer Gallatin National Forest, Montana State University and all of southwest Montana. Southwest Customers may now book travel to fly nonstop between Bozeman and both De... read more

36 Tips For Your Next Move

Posted by Mark L. Corner on February 24, 2021 in  Moving to Bozeman
Moving is a part of life. And whether you move often or are packing up your bags for the first time in a long time, it’s a notoriously stressful process that can take its toll on even the best of planners. Fortunately, while moving isn’t necessarily easy on anyone, there are some ways to pack and unpack faster, reduce the amount of work, and ultimately make the process go just a bit smoother than it might otherwise. Sound too good to be true? Try our top packing and moving tips for yourself an... read more

Repurposing Retail For New Realities

Posted by Mark L. Corner on February 11, 2021 in  Economy
How to Repurpose Retail for New Realities Retail isn't in chaos, says net lease expert Jonathan Hipp of Avison Young. It's just transforming. JAN202021 By   Jonathan Hipp Facebook   Twitter   LinkedIn   Email  Subscribe to CPE National   ViewPoint Jonathan Hipp The retail market is under siege. There’s no surprise there. But to quote an investment truth—especially among more savvy net lease players—crisis also brings opportunity. S... read more