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Meet Lena Mansour

January 17, 2018

We’re excited to announce that we have another new team member and it’s her smiling face you’ll be greeted with when you come into the office! Lena Mansour is our new Director of Communications and Transaction Manager. She has only been with us a short time, but has already proven herself to be invaluable. She’s…

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Meet Clara T. Reck

January 11, 2018

We’re absolutely thrilled to introduce you to our newest team member, Clara T. Reck. We knew, as soon as we met Clara, that we had to snap her up quick! Her joy and enthusiasm for life is contagious. She is an utter delight to be around, and has already accomplished more in the last several…

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How Will The New Tax Bill Impact Your Real Estate Interests?

January 2, 2018

At the end of December 2017, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act was signed into effect. Although the results of this new bill are still purely speculation, analysts have started projecting outcomes. Here are some guesses about how you can expect the tax bill to impact the real estate market in the next year. Just…

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Bozeman Area January 2018 Calendar of Events

December 29, 2017

Bozeman Area January 2018 Calendar of Events Brought to you by Bozeman Montana Real Estate .net HAPPY NEW YEAR 9am Holiday Children’s Book Drive @ The Country Bookshelf   9am – Noon Bozeman Winter Farmers’ Market @ Emerson Center 5-8pm FREE Friday Night @ Children’s Museum   … See the full calendar…

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Should Boomers Buy or Rent after Selling?

December 14, 2017

In a recent CNBC article, it was reported that many baby boomers are selling their current homes and moving into rentals, rather than purchasing another home. “Between 2009 and 2015, the number of renters aged 55 or above rose 28 percent, while those aged 34 or younger only increased 3 percent… Meanwhile, more than 5 million baby…

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home inspection

The Purpose of Phase Inspections and Why They’re Necessary

December 6, 2017

The building process is complicated and it’s possible to miss a critical item during the process. For this reason, it’s advisable to hire a specialist building inspector who will monitor the entire process and ensure compliance with the building regulations. A building inspector gives you, as the homeowner, a third party unbiased evaluation of your…

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Bozeman Area December 2017 Calendar of Events

December 1, 2017

Bozeman Area December 2017 Calendar of Events Brought to you by Bozeman Montana Real Estate .net 12pm SLAM Winter Showcase @ Masonic Temple Ballroom 6:30pm ‘Twas The Night Before Christmas @ The Emerson 9am Holiday Market Jubilee @ Gallatin County Fairgrounds 12pm SLAM Winter Showcase @ Masonic Temple Ballroom 12:30pm Christmas…

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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 10am – 6pm 50th Annual Ski Swap Sale @ Gallatin County Fairgrounds 11am Try Hockey For FREE @ Haynes Pavillion 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) 5pm Pints w/Purpose – Adopt a SOX @ Bridger Brewing www.Bridger 10am Sensational Babies @ Museum of The Rockies (every Wednesday) October 6 – 8 Bridger Raptor Festival @ Bridger Bowl 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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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) 11:15am – 12pm Saturday Stories @ Bozeman Public Library (every Saturday) Happy Labor Day from your Bozeman Montana Real Estate .net team! 5-8pm {Pints with Purpose}: CASA/GAL @ Bridger Brewing…

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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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