Buyer Intelligence

May 7, 2022

What’s the Deal With Rents Going up So Fast?

Owning Is More Affordable than Renting in the Majority of the Country | MyKCM

Holy Moly! Owning Is More Affordable than Renting in the Majority of the Country

 

If you were thinking about buying a home this year, but already pressed pause on your plans due to rising home prices and increasing mortgage rates, there’s something you should consider. According to the latestreport from ATTOM Data, owning a ...

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April 9, 2022

The Perks of Putting 20% Down on a Home

 

The Perks of Putting 20% Down on a Home | MyKCM

If you’re thinking of buying a home, you’re probably wondering if you could put down less than 20% of the purchase price?  While there are lower down payment programs available that allow qualified buyers to put down as little as 3.5%, it’s important to understand what comes with a ...

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March 8, 2022

More Insights on the 2022 Housing Market



Now that we are well into 2022, what's happening next? Will there be more homes available to buy? Will prices keep climbing? How high will mortgage rates go? For the answer to those questions and more, rather than dusting off the crystal ball, let's leave it to the ...

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March 4, 2022

What’s Going To Happen with Home Prices This Year?

Let's take a look:

After almost two years of double-digit increases, many experts thought home price appreciation would decelerate or happen at a slower pace in the last quarter of 2021. However, the latest Home Price Insights Report from CoreLogic indicates while prices may have plateaued, appreciation (increase in ...

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Feb. 22, 2022

Retirement May Be Changing What You Need in a Home

The past year and a half brought about significant life changes for many of us. For some, it meant entering retirement earlier than expected, and for others a reassessment of what's important.  Often this includes where we currently live. Recent data shows more people retired this past year ...

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Feb. 16, 2022

Mid Winter 2022 Market Update

 

Let's take a look at how the market is shaping up for 2022 so far. Click the link below ⬇️⬇️⬇️ to see stats for the area of choice:


🔸 City of Bozeman
🔸 Greater Bozeman area
🔸 Greater Big Sky
🔸 Belgrade
🔸 Greater Manhattan
🔸 Three Forks ...

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Feb. 14, 2022

Why Is the Housing Supply Still So Low?

One key question that’s top of mind for homebuyers going into this year is: why is it so hard to find a house to buy? The truth is, we’re in the ultimate sellers’ market, so real estate is ultra-competitive for buyers right now. The number of buyers searching for a home ...

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Jan. 19, 2022

The 2022 Housing Market Market

Let's create some certainty as we roll into the 2022 market.

How? By understanding trends AND looking at what experts in the field have to say. Speculating there will be a crash based on wishful thinking so you can buy low--not a strategy for certainty.

Inventory is the biggest ...

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Jan. 12, 2022

How Buying Earlier in the Year Can Save You Money

The earlier you act this year, the more affordable your purchase will be. Mortgage rates are projected to rise as we move deeper into 2022. According to Freddie Mac, the average 30-year fixed-rate mortgage is expected to be 3.5% by year’s end, with home prices likely rising as well.

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Jan. 3, 2022

How Much Do You Need for Your Down Payment?

 

As you set out into 2022, determined to purchase, you likely have a plan in place, and you’re working on saving for your purchase. But do you know how much you actually need for your down payment? If you think you have to put 20% down, you may ...

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