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The Bozeman area has the strongest economy for a city with fewer than 50,000 people in the U.S., according to a new national report.

Each year, independent research firm POLICOM ranks areas for “economic strength” — the long-term tendency for a place to grow in size and quality. For a second year in a row, Bozeman topped the micropolitan list.

“The rankings do not reflect the latest ‘hotspot’ or boom town, but the areas which have the best economic foundation,” William H. Fruth, president of POLICOM, said in a statement.

Bozeman was one of 551 micropolitan areas in the report. Each has an urban center of at least 10,000 but fewer than 50,000 people. To ensure it’s more than a fleeting trend, the rankings measured 23 factors over 16 years.

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Luxury Caribbean Markets To Watch In 2019

Anthony Hitt,  Forbes Real Estate Council  Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own.

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Offered in Rum Point, Cayman Islands

President and CEO of Engel & Völkers Americas, overseeing the global real estate brand's growth and operations in the Americas. 

For those looking to “own a piece of paradise,” the Caribbean has long been considered a dream destination, and interest in the region only continues to build. Be it the slower pace of island life, pristine beaches, picturesque sunsets, warm climate or all of the above, the 7,000 islands that make up the Caribbean continue to draw real estate investors from

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Median Home Sale Prices Hit an All-Time High at $248,000 in 2018; Homeowners Staying Put Longer as Average Homeownership Tenure Rises to New High

IRVINE, Calif. – Jan. 31, 2019 — ATTOM Data Solutions, curator of the nation’s premier property database, today released its Year-End 2018 U.S. Home Sales Report, which shows that home sellers in 2018 realized an average home price gain since purchase of $61,000, up from $50,000 last year and up from $39,500 two years ago in 2016 to the highest level since 2006 — a 12-year high.

That $61,000 average home seller profit represented an average 32.6 percent return on investment compared to the original purchase price, up from 27.0 percent last year and up from 21.9 percent in 2016 to the highest average home

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