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New Homeowner? Here Are The 6 Items You Need To Buy First

November 22, 2017

First, welcome to the first time home owner’s club. It’s an overwhelming and exciting time, and we know you could probably use all the help you can get. You’ve got a laundry list of things to do, likely including laundry, so to help you move and settle in as smoothly as possible, here’s a prioritized…

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Kids, Selling Your Home: 5 Methods For Keeping It Tidy

November 13, 2017

You realize how hard it is to keep your house clean for longer than ten full minutes when children live in your house. This is no exaggeration (see above photo). My husband and I are the proud parents of 3 wonderful children ages 14, 11, and 10: We survived the ‘diapers, wipes, and burp rags…

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Bozeman Area November 2017 Calendar of Events

October 30, 2017

Bozeman Area November 2017 Calendar of Events Brought to you by Bozeman Montana Real Estate .net 10am – 7pm 50th Annual Ski Swap Consignment Check-in @ Gallatin County Fairgrounds www.BridgerSkiFoundation.org 10am – 6pm 50th Annual Ski Swap Sale @ Gallatin County Fairgrounds  www.BridgerSkiFoundation.org 11am Try Hockey For FREE @ Haynes Pavillion www.TryHockeyforFree.com 12pm MSU Bobcats…

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A Home Pre-Inspection Alleviates Setbacks For Home Sellers

October 24, 2017

Homeowner Pre-Inspection Those who have sold or purchased a home have heard the term ‘home inspection‘. For a home buyer, it is protection. It’s an objective evaluation of a home’s structure and systems, from top to bottom, including items like heating and cooling systems, plumbing and electrical, roof, attic, ceilings, floors, windows, doors, foundation, etc.…

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Net Worth of Homeowners 44x Greater than Renters

October 12, 2017

Every three years, the Federal Reserve conducts their Survey of Consumer Finances in which they collect data across all economic and social groups. The latest survey data, covering 2013-2016 was released two weeks ago. The study revealed that the 2016 median net worth of homeowners was $231,400 – a 15% increase since 2013. At the same time, the median net worth of renters decreased by 5% ($5,200…

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Fall 2017 – Things To Consider When Buying a Home

October 4, 2017

Download this Guide here: Things To Consider When Buying a Home (Fall 2017)

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Ways to Spruce Up Your Garden Using Your Old Bathroom Suite

October 4, 2017

You’ve decided to add some value to your home by redoing your bathroom. So you gutted everything and got an entirely new bathroom suite including that toilet with the heated seat you’ve always wanted. But what to do with the old suite? Having everything hauled off can be expensive. But what if you could reuse your old…

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Bozeman Area October 2017 Calendar of Events

September 29, 2017

Bozeman Area October 2017 Calendar of Events Brought to you by Bozeman Montana Real Estate .net 5pm Lego Club @ Bozeman Public Library (every Monday) www.BozemanPublicLibrary.org 5pm Pints w/Purpose – Adopt a SOX @ Bridger Brewing www.Bridger Brewing.com 10am Sensational Babies @ Museum of The Rockies (every Wednesday) www.MuseumofTheRockies.org October 6 – 8 Bridger Raptor Festival @ Bridger Bowl www.BridgerRaptorFest.org Bozeman Color Me Fun…

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Understanding Appraisals: What to Do If Your Home Appraises Low

September 21, 2017

Home appraisals are used to establish market value of a property. In the world of residential real estate, they are most frequently used to protect a mortgage lender’s interest. Translation; if the home doesn’t appraise for the agreed upon selling price, the buyer will have to renegotiate terms with the seller and/or lender or walk…

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bagelworks

Not Just a Roll With A Hole by Steven Feagler

September 13, 2017

The cat’s out of the bag! Or, should we say ‘the bagel’s out of the bag’? The iconic, community loved, BagelWorks, is up for sale. Initially, we kept it (the name of the business) under wraps so as not to alarm anyone and keep things ‘business as usual’. Our biggest hope in doing so was…

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Bozeman’s Park and Trail Experience!

September 8, 2017

Header Photo | laurascudder, flickr Bozeman, Montana’s Park and Trail Experience! Trails Did you know there are more than 80 miles of trails through and around Bozeman?  Some connect neighborhoods, some connect downtown to the mountains, some are just mountain trails, but all offer recreation in the form of hiking, biking, cross country skiing, or just…

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Bozeman Area September 2017 Calendar of Events

August 26, 2017

Bozeman Area July 2017 Calendar of Events Brought to you by Bozeman Montana Real Estate .net 9am – 12pm Gallatin Valley Farmers’ Market @ Gallatin County Fairgrounds (every Saturday) www.gallatinvalleyfarmersmarket.com 11:15am – 12pm Saturday Stories @ Bozeman Public Library (every Saturday) www.bozemanlibrary.org Happy Labor Day from your Bozeman Montana Real Estate .net team! 5-8pm {Pints with Purpose}: CASA/GAL @ Bridger Brewing www.bridgerbrewing.com…

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converting your attic

Convert Your Attic Into Living Space

August 18, 2017

The attic may be one of the spaces in the house that everyone prefers to avoid, but many people forget that an attic can be a great place for a bedroom or an additional living room. Converting your attic to living space ads square footage to your home, increasing your home value.  Thinking about converting your…

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The Home Buying Process, Explained

August 12, 2017

We realize the home buying process can seem daunting. To set your mind at east, we want to provide you with the steps of this process. While each transaction is unique and different, these steps are the basic overview of the home buying process. Initial Process Step 1 – Visit With Your Lender First. Always. Make sure…

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high risk fire areas

Buying a Home in a Fire Risk Area: Here’s What You Need to Know

August 4, 2017

Outside of the significant financial responsibility of delving into home ownership, there can be some other risks involved which you may not have thought about as a new homeowner. While the requirement of homeowner’s insurance is well known, if you happen to be living in an area that’s at high risk of fire, here are…

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new home construction

Finding the Right Builder for Your Remodel

July 25, 2017

This guest post was contributed by Real Estate Experts, your resource for real estate in Carboro, NC. Remodeling can give your home a new lease on life – and as real estate agents, we’ve seen the gains in property value our clients have made through effective renovations. If you’re looking to make some home improvements,…

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Three Red Flags To Watch for at Open Houses

July 14, 2017

Open houses are a good opportunity to get see what homes are currently on the market and there is one out there which will work for you. They can also be a good opportunity to find out some things about the house you’re looking at that might not be listed on the website and may…

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hot housing market

Scorching Hot Housing Market? 3 Reasons You’ll Want To Hire a Great Real Estate Agent

July 7, 2017

If you’re a homeowner selling in today’s real estate market, pinching every penny is likely important to you. This might mean you’re considering opting out of hiring a real estate agent and going with the DIY approach. However, there are many things an agent can do for you, particularly in a hot market, that make…

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bozeman area calendar of events

July 2017 Bozeman Area Calendar of Events

June 27, 2017

Brought to you by Bozeman Montana Real Estate .net 9am Gallatin Valley Farmers’ Market @ Gallatin County Fairgrounds www.GallatinValleyFarmersMarket.com 9:30am FREE Breakfast For Kids @ Bozeman Public Library Weekdays Thru August 25th (except July 4) www.BozemanLibrary.org 12:00pm FREE Lunch For Kids @ Bozeman Public Library Weekdays Thru August 25th (except July 4)  www.BozemanLibrary.org 5pm Pints w/Purpose…

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A Well Loved Home

June 23, 2017

51 Pattee Trail Bozeman, MT 59718 $535,000   MLS #300263 Sometimes we like to give our audience the story of a home from the perspective of the current homeowner. It’s a great way for potential home buyers to gain insight about the home. Here’s the story of 51 Pattee Trail written, with love, from the…

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