Just announced this week, the Air Force has picked Barksdale AFB as the future home for the newly formed Global Strike Command. Barksdale AFB is located in Bossier City in southern Louisiana. Bossier City and Shreveport are two cities that make up one good sized metroplex. The Red River runs between Bossier City and Shreveport. The Global Strike Command will bring temporary jobs now and should bring close to 1,000 permanent jobs to Barksdale Air Force Base. The housing market in Bossier City and Shreveport have remained strong even though most of the rest of the country has seen some decline. Global Strike Command bringing 1,000 jobs to Bossier City will mean that the housing market will see a lot of action as well! Now is a great time to purchase a home near Barksdale Air Force base because interest rates are low. Military personal that are being assigned to the Global Strike Command have a great opportunity to purchase homes in Bossier City and Shreveport with the super low interest rates. It is also a great time for first time home buyers to make that home purchase with the incentive the Government is offering! Friestad Realty is the real estate company in Shreveport Louisiana that is prepared to help the military community relocate to Barksdale Air Force base. To begin the home search in Shreveport and Bossier City, go to www.FriestadRealty.com. If you are being assigned to the Global Strike Command, you can search all the homes for sale in the Shreveport and Bossier City area. Friestad Realty is a family owned real estate company that is dedicated to the success of helping members of the Global Strike Command find that perfect home.