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Now That Christmas is Over, Don't Forget the Homeless Families

Homelessness in America

Now that Christmas is over, please do not forget the homeless, especially homeless families with children. In 2005 there were an estimated 98,452 homeless families, 41% of the entire homeless population. 

A dearth of affordable housing and poverty primarily cause family homelessness, and 35% of those living in poverty are children! The time of the year and the present housing issues are compounding the situation.

For More of the Report at NationalHomeless.org and also visit Family Promise National Website 

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Comment balloon 1 commentTaunya Fagan • January 12 2008 08:05PM
Now That Christmas is Over, Don't Forget the Homeless Families
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Homelessness in America Now that Christmas is over, please do not forget the homeless, especially homeless families with children. In 2005 there were an estimated 98, 452 homeless families, 41% of the entire homeless population. A dearth… more
Positive Housing News From NAR Chief Economist-Lawrence Yun
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January 8, 2008-According to Law rence Yun NAR's Chief Economist, during the next few months, existing home sales should remain steady based upon pending sales; they may even increase later in 2008 and into 2009. Part of the reason is because… more
Lone Mountain Ranch Sold-Will Become Member-Based Only
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The premiere Nordic ski resort, Lone Mountain Ranch, built in 1977 and based in Big Sky, Montana has sold. Everlands, a company that buys the world's historical resorts in places like the Bahamas, Alaska, Martha's Vineyard, and beyond recently… more
Bozeman Montana Has New Mayor
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Bozeman has a new mayor, Kaaren Jacobson, sworn in on January 7, 2008. In an effort to pay for Bozeman's growth, she stated her desire is to increase road impact fees, which is contrary to a recent vote by the former city commission to reduce impact… more
A Sneak Preview - Private Luxury Land Community in Bozeman, Montana
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A New Criterion in Luxury Land in Bozeman, Montana Find your private residence nestled in the foothills of Bozeman Montana Seven Ranges is a private, gated, luxury land community, on Portnell Road, Bozeman, MT, offering 18 tracts, 18… more
For Sale Big Sky Yellowstone Club $400 To $600 M
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Tim and Edra Blixseth, the divorcing couple who built the famed Yellowstone Club in Big Sky, Montana, plan to sell the club for between $400-$600 million. The "Club, " as locals call it is a private ski and golf community for the… more
It's Here! Bozeman Real Estate Report
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You can now view southwest Montana real estate market data: home sales trends; realty market conditions; land sale prices; condo, townhome and residential house values, for Bozeman, Big Sky, Belgrade, Manhattan, Livingston and all southwest Montana… more
Bozeman Airport Expansion Gallatin Field
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Here is the latest update on the Gallatin Field expansion, June 2011 a result of the Gallatin Valley's continued growth and anticipated future growth, despite these economically tough times Way back in January 2008, Bozeman airport directors… more
Supporting Your Local Food Bank
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Building upon my December 13, 2007 Blog Homelessness Blog 12. 13. 07 about helping the homeless this holiday season, I'd like to share an article in today's Bozeman Daily Chronicle newspaper Gallatin Valley Food Bank 1. 02. 08 (article is in orange)… more
The Aging West… are retreating to Montana
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According to the Center for the Rocky Mountain West Baby Boomers shifting the traditional demographic pattern from that of retirement to warm climes to that of retirement to the cooler, mountainous regions of the Rockies, particularly Wyoming and… more
Montana Skiing!
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There is no time to Blog because it's ski time in Montana. Now is the time to consider buying property in Big Sky, Montana where the skiing is BIG and the snow is wonderful. Land prices are coming down, home prices are falling… more
7 Ranges Ranch Bozeman, Montana Ranches Montana Horse Property
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You've seen all that Aspen has to offer, Telluride, Tahoe and Jackson Hole… IT'S BEEN WELL WORTH THE WAIT "Find your private residence nestled in the foothills of Bozeman, Montana. " * * * It's Here! &… more
How does an Impact Fee of $14, 000 Sound to Build One House?
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At the full rate the City of Belgrade, Montana could have charged to build a new home, called an Impact Fee, the monetary effect a new home would have on city infrastructure, a builder would have had to pay the City $14, 000. In April 2007, the City… more
Increase Confidence in the Purchase, Offer a Home Protection Plan
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In this softer market, pique buyers' interest by providing a Home Protection Plan, which can pay for the repair and replacement of many parts of the plumbing, electrical, and a host of other home systems. A Home Protection Plan, like any insurance… more
Please Help the Homeless this Holiday Season!
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The Holidays are a difficult time for those, especially children, who are without a home. Since most of us are connected to housing in some way, please consider helping the homeless this winter. Who is better qualified, more… more
Competition in Real Estate-DOJ Testimony
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'Happened upon a short and interesting testimony given by the Deputy Assistant Attornery General, on behalf of the DOJ Antitrust Division, before a House committee in July of 2006 on Competition in Real Estate Brokerage Services Somewhat old news… more
Bozeman Montana Impact Fees
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Good Morning, Tuesday, December 11, 2007 2 deg and clear here in the pristine foothills of Bozeman, Montana. Real Estate News Bozeman Real Estate News-Impact Fees The Bozeman City Commission voted last night to… more
Housing Prices rose 9. 1% in Montana, second quarter of 2007
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Housing Prices rose 9. 1% in Montana during the second quarter of 2007 Don't simply project the condition of the overall U. S. housing market on these western states. Housing Prices rose 9. 1% in Montana during the second quarter of 2007,… more
U. S. Treas. Sec. Henry M. Paulson, Jr. on the economic climate of…
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U. S. Treasury Secretary, Henry M. Paulson, Jr. on the economic climate of Montana, 8. 7. 07 Here is an excellent speech given by in Billings, Montana by U. S. Treasury Secretary Henry M. Paulson, Jr. on the economic climate of Montana, dated… more
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Taunya Fagan Featured Bozeman, Montana Real Estate If you are looking for real estate: homes, luxury estates (including The Yellowstone Club), open land, commercial property, montana ranches, or income property in Bozeman, Big Sky, Livingston, or… more