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Experts predict mortgage rates will stay low for the foreseeable future. 

By Aly J. Yale Senior Contributor Real Estate

Mortgage rates logged their lowest monthly average in over three years last month, and it seems it wasn’t just a blip on the radar. According to three industry forecasts, the trend toward low mortgage rates, slowing home price growth and increased housing construction will continue well into 2020.

Just yesterday, Freddie Mac reported an average 3.65% rate on 30-year, fixed-rate loans—a whopping 1.06% downslide since just one year ago. Looking at forecasts from the company, as well as from economists at Fannie Mae and the Mortgage Bankers Association, it appears low mortgage rates will persist.

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BOZEMAN, MT (August 23, 2019).  Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport (BZN) is pleased to announce more service to 16 destinations from BZN this winter.  Overall available seats for the November - April period are expected to increase approximately 5.2% over the previous winter record set in winter 2018/19.  The following is a preview of the winter flight schedules offered by destination as of 8/23/19 (schedules subject to change):  Flight Schedule

American to add daily service to Los Angeles (LAX) and Saturday only service to New York LaGuardia (LGA) and Philadelphia (PHL) for summer 2020

BOZEMAN, MT (August 29, 2019).  Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport is pleased to announce that American Airlines will introduce non-stop seasonal service…

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I recently came across a property that hit my price range in my email from the listing agent. It had been priced at $800,000 and now was down to $675,000. I had already purchased a parcel to build a home, but in retrospect, this would have been perfect for what we wanted to do with the property.  I let the listing agent know that loved the property, regretted missing it and that I would love to help market it, even though it was listed outside of our office. We need more inventory as a majority of what we had to market was now pending or sold.   

Pricing is not a black and white process. If you had 3 different appraisals, you would get 3 different appraised values. If you speak to 3 Realtors, you will get 3 different prices. A lot of times sellers price…

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We are so excited to announce our 4th Southwest Montana shop in the Billings area led by Shawna Morales. Shawna has been in real estate for over 14 years starting in Scottsdale, Arizona and landing in Billings. As both a buyer and a seller of both residential and investment properties, I can guide my client through the process with knowledge and confidence. Shawna works hard for clients to ensure they are getting the most accurate information to make an educated decision about their real estate transaction. Shawna has also worked alongside her husband, who is a seasoned contractor, and together they have bought, remodeled and sold investment properties throughout the Billings area.

The Billings Shop will cover the following markets: Billings, Lockwood,…

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