Recent Blog Posts

No, a New Housing Collapse Isn't Brewing

It has been more than a decade since the price bubble and subprime mortgage crisis led to the collapse of the U.S. housing market, but the event is still fresh in the minds of many Americans. Today, large numbers of home owners, buyers, and onlookers are concerned that another major correction could be looming just over the horizon. Their fears are not entirely unfounded; after all, 2018 has seen a slowing of home sales coupled with an ongoing streak of 76 consecutive months of year-over-year home price growth. Given these omens, should another housing crash be considered likely? According to a new article written by National Association of Realtors chief economist Lawrence Yun, the answer is a resounding "no". He argues that the underlying market conditions in 2018 are fundamentally different than those that existed prior to the last crash. Keep reading to learn why he believes that "the likelihood of a nationwide home price collapse is near nil for the foreseeable future."

The Flathead Lake Blues Festival Returns August 17!

That's right, music lovers; the Flathead Lake Blues Festival is about to return to Polson for two days of amazing music! Now in its 8th year, this annual celebration of sound will be taking place on the shore of the Flathead River at the Polson Fairgrounds' Regatta Shoreline Amphitheater. Grab your tickets today to guarantee your entry into this incredible musical event!

"Flathead Cherry Classic" Youth Street Hockey Tournament

By now, everyone surely knows that the incredible Polson Main Street Flathead Cherry Festival is happening this weekend, July 21 and 22. With events like the Cherry Pie-Eating Contest and Cherry Pit-Spitting Contest, live music, and amazing food and craft vendors, there is already a huge amount of fun to be had at this annual community extravaganza. However, this year will also feature a new addition to the festivities: the inaugural Flathead Cherry Classic!