2018 Montana Housing Market and Real Estate Market Predictions

Montana, the state with two unofficial nicknames – Big Sky Country and The Treasure State, is one of the northernmost mainland states in the US. It also shares its northern border with the southern borders of British Columbia, Alberta, and Saskatchewan. The state is quite large – the fourth largest in the area behind California, Texas, and Alaska – but is very sparsely populated. Having only 1,042,520 residents, the state is ranked as the … [Read more...]

2016 Montana Real Estate and Housing Market Forecast

Traditionally Montana has relied on agriculture as it main source of income revenue. However, over the past decade, oil, tourism, lumber, and breweries have become a major contributing factor to Montana’s economy. And once again the big question for Montana Real Estate is, “Will there be a decline in business and jobs as a result of a decrease in energy and oil costs?” In February 2006 there were 23 oilrigs working in Montana. In 2012 the state … [Read more...]