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montana code of the new west

“Don’t expect the same urban efficiency with regards to mail, newspaper and other delivery services.”

October 28, 2016

Recently, the great county of Gallatin has re-circulated a fantastic document entitled ‘Code Of The New West’.  This document was originally written in 2002, when the population in Bozeman was only about 30,000, the average cost of building a single-family home was a mere $127,000, and the local crime rate was higher than national average.  (source)…

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rent or buy a home

Did You Rent Before Buying Your First Home?

October 19, 2016

For a lot of people, renting an apartment or house before buying their first home serves as a type of practice run. In fact, before 2003, about 80 percent of first-time home buyers rented prior to becoming homeowners. Typically younger, first-time buyers can get a taste of autonomy and responsibility as a renter before taking…

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home mortgage

Misconceptions About Down Payments

October 6, 2016

New research shows many potential home buyers have misconceptions about how much they need to have saved for a down payment. The most often cited amount is 20 percent of the selling price of the home. But, depending on the type of loan, it could be much less and large numbers of eligible buyers don’t…

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bozeman mt

Bozeman Area October 2016 Calendar of Events

September 30, 2016

OCTOBER 2016 BOZEMAN AREA CALENDAR OF EVENTS Brought to you by Bozeman Montana Real Estate.net 9am  6th Annual Opera Run @ Lindley Park Pavilion  http://intermountainopera.org/opera-run-2016/ Oct 7-10 Bridger Raptor Fest @ Bridger Bowl http://www.bridgerraptorfest.org/ 9am  Bozeman Winter Farmers Market @ Emerson Center www.BozemanWinterMarket.wordpress.com 5pm  MSU Football vs. Northern Arizona @ Bobcat Stadium www.msubobcats.com 5-8pm  FREE…

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architectural styles

What’s The Most Affordable Architectural Home Style?

September 22, 2016

No matter where you live, there are likely a number of different architectural styles represented in your area. You may live in a neighborhood of bungalows down the street from a row of old Victorians. Or maybe your neighborhood was built more recently and is dominated by Colonials and Mediterranean-style homes.  Here in the Bozeman…

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first time home buyers

Surge in Home Sales to Younger Americans?

September 12, 2016

Because they are vital to the health of the housing market, first-time home buyers are a closely watched group. In recent years, they have been less active but there is new research indicating that the number of first timers is spiking. So what can new home buyers expect their first time through the home buying…

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bozeman mt

Bozeman Area September 2016 Calendar of Events

August 31, 2016

SEPTEMBER 2016 BOZEMAN AREA CALENDAR OF EVENTS Brought to you by Bozeman Montana Real Estate.net 3pm  Campus Farm Stand @ MSU www.Bozone.com 9am  Gallatin Valley Farmer’s Market @ Haynes Pavilion www.GallatinValleyFarmersMarket.com HAPPY LABOR DAY   5-8pm  Bogert Farmer’s Market @ Bogert Park www.BogertFarmersMarket.org 6pm  Art Walk @ Downtown Bozeman  www.DowntownBozeman.org 9am  Gallatin Valley Farmer’s Market…

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bozeman mt

A Few of Our Favorite Places

August 26, 2016

Bozeman is a beautiful place full of culture, arts, recreation, and people who LOVE our great state of Montana.  It’s location is perfect for anyone who enjoys vast mountain views, hiking, skiing, wildlife, white water rafting, hunting, fishing…. you probably get the point.  It is just 50 miles north of Big Sky, 90 miles north…

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homeowners insurance

What You Need to Know About Homeowners Insurance

August 16, 2016

It’s not the most exciting topic, but its one which certainly warrants some consideration.  I’m talking about homeowners insurance.  It seems straight forward – just call your current insurance agent and add homeowners to your other current policies right? Considering that your home will most likely be the largest purchase you make in your lifetime,…

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Montana mountain home for sale

Picture Perfect Views, a Wrap Around Deck, and the Perfect Distance to Downtown Bozeman

August 9, 2016

100 N. Big Elk Meadow Rd. Gallatin Gateway, MT 59718 MLS 215456  $624,900 3 Bedroom/4 Bathroom Picture this:  Morning coffee on your beautiful wrap around deck taking in stunning views of the Gallatin Mountain Range.  For those unfamiliar with the area, The Gallatin Range sits just outside the borders of Yellowstone national Park.  Views like this…

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bozeman mt

Bozeman Area August 2016 Calendar of Events

August 1, 2016

August 2016 BOZEMAN LOCAL CALENDAR OF EVENTS Brought to you by Bozeman Montana Real Estate.net 9a;30-10:30am Sweet Pea Chalk on the Walk @ Downtown Bozeman  www.SweetPeaFestival.org 5pm Bogert Farmer’s Market @ Bogert Park (every Tues.) www.BogertFarmersMarket.org 5:30-8:30pm Sweet Pea’s Bite of Bozeman @ Main St.  www.SweetPeaFestival.org 6:30pm  Music on Main @ Downtown Bozeman www.DowntownBozeman.org Aug 5…

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belgrade homes for sale

Custom Built Home With Beautiful Bridger Range Views on a One Acre Lot

July 25, 2016

 95 Dee Ct. Belgrade, MT 59714 MLS 215356 $369,900 This custom built, incredibly immaculate, one-owner home will knock your socks off!  It offers 4 bedrooms, 3 full bathrooms, and sits on a beautifully manicured one acre lot with underground sprinklers.  Take in the beautiful Bridger Range views from your covered back patio.  Call quick!  This…

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real estate knowledge

Four Things Real Estate Agents Want Sellers To Know

July 22, 2016

Pricing really is critical.  It is a proven statistic that pricing your home too high typically ends up  garnering a lower net than pricing slightly under market, driving a bidding war. Listen to your real estate agent when they advise you on pricing.  They aren’t pulling that figure out of thin air.  This is what…

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bozeman realtors

Our TEAM APPROACH Explained

July 15, 2016

When we opened our doors over 5 years ago our goal was to offer our clients a new experience in the world of real estate.  Our unique concept gives us a leg up over our competition because we are able to offer a greater value to them.  In one word; TEAM. There are a lot…

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buying a home

7 Steps to Take Before You Buy a Home

July 7, 2016

Originally posted by houselogic. By doing your homework before you buy, you’ll feel more content about your new home. Most potential home buyers are a smidge daunted by the fact that they’re about to agree to a hefty mortgage that they’ll be paying for the next few decades. The best way to relieve that anxiety…

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bozeman mt events

Bozeman Area July 2016 Calendar of Events

July 1, 2016

July 2016 BOZEMAN LOCAL CALENDAR OF EVENTS Brought to you by Bozeman Montana Real Estate.net 9am  Gallatin Valley Farmer’s Market @ Haynes Pavilion (Every Saturday in July)  www.GallatinValleyFarmersMarket.com HAPPY INDEPENDENCE DAY from your BozemanMontanaRealEstate.net team! 2pm  Ice Cream Social @ Museum of The Rockies www.MuseumoftheRockies.org 6:30pm  Red White & Boom @ Gallatin County Fairgrounds Events…

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buying a home

Buying a Home? You Don’t Need Your Own Realtor. Or Do You?

June 28, 2016

Frequently when people are thinking of realtors, their mind goes directly to a Listing Agent.  A Listing Agent is the Seller’s representative.  Put simply, this means that he or she has a legal obligation to the SELLER.  the Listing Agent’s end goal is to do everything in their power to get the best possible deal…

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belgrade homes for sale

5 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, & a Garage to Envy!

June 9, 2016

7000 Thorpe Road Belgrade, MT  59714 MLS 213958  $425,000 5 Bed/3 Bath 2891 SqFT 1 Acre Lot Over-sized Garage This country home on a full acre is sure to be a crowd pleaser!  Outstanding views and lots of space while remaining close to all amenities.  Pull into your super OVER-SIZED garage, walk up your front…

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bozeman montana events

Bozeman Area June Calendar of Events

June 1, 2016

June 2016 BOZEMAN LOCAL CALENDAR OF EVENTS Brought to you by Bozeman Montana Real Estate.net 10am  Tents to Town @ Soroptimist Park  www.AdventureThroughTime.org 12pm  Downtown Women-Owned Business Tour @ Cello  www.DowntownBozeman.org 6:30pm  Sesame Street Live @ Brick Breeden Fieldhouse  www.Bozone.com 8:30am  National Trails Day @ Bozeman Pond Park  www.GVLT.org 9am  Dash & Splash Family Fun…

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lanscaping-home-improvement

Are You Making One of These 7 Landscaping Mistakes?

May 19, 2016

  Article From Houselogic.com By:  Lisa Kaplan Gordon     Published:  September 9, 2013 Don’t let badly designed or maintained landscaping wreck your home’s curb appeal.  Here are pitfalls to avoid. Clumsy, neglected, and hodgepodge landscaping not only hurts your home’s curb appeal, it can cut the value of your property and make it harder…

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