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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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April 1, 2022

4 Ways Homeowners Can Use Their Equity

Your equity is a powerful tool that can help you achieve your goals as a homeowner. And chances are, your equity grew substantially over the past year. According to the latest Equity Insights Report from CoreLogic, homeowners gained an average of $51,500 in equity over the past year.

If ...

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March 14, 2022

This Spring = A Golden Selling Opportunity

If you're thinking of selling your house this year, timing is crucial. You'll want to balance getting the most out of the sale of your current home and making the best investment when you buy your next one.

If that's the case, you should know – you ...

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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. 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. 31, 2022

Why Right Now Is a Once-in-a-Lifetime Opportunity for Sellers

If you’re even thinking about selling your house in 2022, you truly have a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity at your fingertips. How can I make such a bold claim?  Well, when selling anything, whether it's small like a pair of skis or large like a home or piece of land ...

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Jan. 25, 2022

Sellers: Sell Now or Wait Until Spring To Make Your Move?

Let's dig in and discuss the benefits of selling now before things heat up.

 

As you plan out your goals for the year, moving may top the list. But, how do you know when to make your move? You want to time it just right so you can ...

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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.

That means ...

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