March 2019 Market Snapshot

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In addition to the quandary of ongoing housing price increases and affordability concerns in many U.S. markets, the first quarter of 2019 saw a fair share of adverse weather as well. Sales totals were mixed...
Feature Friday: Craig Markhardt, Mortgage Banker

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Craig has had a career in home financing since 2001 and is currently a Mortgage Banker at Frontier Bank. Craig has experienced and seen every aspect of the industry while never losing focus on the consumer....
February 2019 Market Snapshot

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It is worthwhile to mention the weather when discussing residential real estate for large portions of the U.S. for February 2019, because this month has turned in some impressively cold, rainy and snowy days...
Feature Friday: Kyle Strating, Mortgage Banker

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Meet Kyle Strating one of our trusted mortgage lenders at First Premier Bank! Having grown up in rural South Dakota, Kyle has always held firm his belief in strong values and a hard day’s work. ..
January 2019 Market Snapshot

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Despite a strong U.S. economy, historically low unemployment and steady wage growth, home sales began to slow across the nation late last year. Blame was given to a combination of high prices and a steady...
December 2018 Market Snapshot

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Home prices were consistently up again in most markets in 2018 but at reduced levels compared to recent years. High demand for fewer homes for sale fueled price increases, but evidence is mounting that...
November 2018 Market Snapshot

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The booming U.S. economy continues to prop up home sales and new listings in much of the nation, although housing affordability remains a concern. Historically, housing is still relatively affordable. Although...