Real estate http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en Home Values Drop Amid Energy Booms http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/home-values-drop-amid-energy-booms <p>When there’s an energy boom, it usually brings an influx of workers into the area. And that leads to more demand for housing. That’s great for landlords who are looking to rent out their properties. But as some communities in Wyoming are finding, oil and gas drilling can actually be a problem for people who are looking to sell. Wyoming Public Radio’s Willow Belden reports.</p><p>WILLOW BELDEN: Rhonda Holdbrook owns a real estate firm in Douglas, and she’s exceptionally busy these days. Oil production in Converse County is booming, and energy workers have flocked to town.</p> Fri, 02 May 2014 22:08:31 +0000 Willow Belden 57749 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Home Values Drop Amid Energy Booms Jackson Hole housing report forecasts growth http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/jackson-hole-housing-report-forecasts-growth <p>The bi-annual report on Jackson Hole’s housing market has reassuring news for local property owners as the area continues to&nbsp;make its recovery from the national housing crisis. Sales are expected to increase, and the number of properties available for sale will continue to decrease.</p><p>The total housing inventory for Jackson Hole is down. Properties costing less than 1 million dollars make up almost half the available inventory, but Jackson’s inventory rate is less than half the national average.</p> Wed, 31 Jul 2013 12:24:05 +0000 Jordan Harper 44584 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Jackson Hole housing report forecasts growth Demand drives up Jackson Hole housing market; supply becomes scarce http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/demand-drives-jackson-hole-housing-market-supply-becomes-scarce <p>The housing market in Jackson Hole is booming, and it’s getting even more expensive to live there.</p><p>Last week, the Jackson Town Council decided to buy an apartment building to house town employees, so they could afford to live in the area. That makes it 15 housing properties the town will own.</p> Wed, 24 Apr 2013 23:16:15 +0000 Rebecca Martinez 39803 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Demand drives up Jackson Hole housing market; supply becomes scarce