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home buying process

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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open house red flags

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 9:30am FREE Breakfast For Kids @ Bozeman Public Library Weekdays Thru August 25th (except July 4) 12:00pm FREE Lunch For Kids @ Bozeman Public Library Weekdays Thru August 25th (except July 4) 5pm Pints w/Purpose…

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tankless water heater

Going Tankless: The Pros and Cons of a Tankless Water Heater

June 16, 2017

Your water heater shot craps and you have to replace it. (Be sure to dispose of your old hot water heater responsibly.) Will you be going tankless? Or will you stick to the traditional water heater? If you’re on the fence, here are some pros and cons of a tankless water heater to consider. Maximizing…

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home mortgage

Why Your Home Mortgage Is About More Than Interest Rates

June 9, 2017

Buying a home? Then odds are, you’re going to need a home mortgage loan. When most folks think about mortgages, their mind goes to current interest rates. Here’s one reason why your home mortgage is about more than interest rates. From ‘interest rates’ to ‘down payment’ to ‘debt-to-income ratio’… there are so many terms involved…

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first time home buyers

5 Things That First-time Home Buyers Wish They Knew Before They Signed

June 2, 2017

Without a doubt, it can be both overwhelming and exciting to find your dream home and be able to put the money down for it. However, there are a lot of things to know before signing on the dotted line, especially if you are first-time home buyers. Instead of going it alone, here are a…

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home security

Home Security

May 25, 2017

If you’re a homeowner, you’ve probably asked yourself this question at one point or another: Should I invest in a home security system? Unfortunately, this is a question you’re going to have to answer, yourself. Everyone’s wants and needs are different. And let’s be honest here, home security systems are one of those things that…

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best hiking in bozeman montana

Best Hiking in Bozeman, Montana

May 19, 2017

Recently, we were contacted by Scott Moses, an avid outdoorsman who is passionate about our nation’s National Parks. Scott launched his own website,,  which is dedicated to sharing his passion with the world. We asked Scott if he would write a guest blog post for us about the best hiking in Bozeman, Montana and he enthusiastically…

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bozeman local business

The Buzz on Montana Honey Bee Company

May 3, 2017

There’s a new Bozeman local business downtown,  and we’re pretty excited about it! Diedra here. You may or may not know that I work for Bozeman Montana Real, remotely, from the Kansas City area. I, like most other folks who visit Bozeman, am in love with Bozeman and southwest Montana, in general. Luckily, due to my…

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us housing market

US Housing Market Continues the Move into ‘Buy Territory’!

April 20, 2017

US Housing Market Continues the Move into ‘Buy Territory’! According to the Beracha, Hardin & Johnson Buy vs. Rent (BH&J) Index, the US housing market has continued to move deeper into buy territory, supporting the belief that housing markets across the country remain a sound investment. The BH&J Index is a quarterly report that attempts…

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properly priced home

If It Hasn’t Sold Yet…

April 4, 2017

There are some homeowners that have been waiting for months to get a price they hoped for when they originally listed their house for sale. The only thing they might want to consider is… Is it a properly priced home? If it hasn’t sold yet, it’s likely not. Particularly in the Bozeman area real estate…

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clean kitchen appliances

Clean Kitchen Appliances Using Natural Ingredients

March 20, 2017

Clean Kitchen Appliances Using Natural Ingredients You Probably Have in Your Pantry Right Now Spring is in the air! It’s time to put your gloves on and apply a little elbow grease to, er, get rid of that oven grease. Here are some great, natural methods to clean kitchen appliances without those pesky toxic fumes…

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Home Buyers May Qualify for a Mortgage Downpayment Gift in the State of Montana

March 12, 2017

We have blogged about this recently, but feel it’s of such high value, we wanted to share this information again. The real estate industry really picks up this time of year so maybe you are one of the many people who are considering buying a home. If you are like many Americans, coming up with…

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buying your dream home

3 Questions to Ask If You Want to Buy Your Dream Home

March 2, 2017

If you are debating purchasing a home right now, you are probably getting a lot of advice. Though your friends and family will have your best interest at heart, they may not be fully aware of your needs and what is currently happening in the real estate market. Ask yourself the following 3 questions to…

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bozeman montana

March 2017 Bozeman Area Calendar of Events

March 1, 2017

Bozeman Brew Off, March 1st-10th 9am Bozeman Winter Farmers’ Market @ Emerson Center 10am Montana International Children’s Film Festival @ Bozeman Public Library 5pm 12th Annual Live & Silent Auction @ The Commons 12pm Woman-Owned Business Tour @ Bisl Foods + Indulgence Salon 5pm FREE Friday Night at The Children’s…

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homes for sale bozeman mt

I Would Have Never Sold It In My Lifetime…

February 17, 2017

1300 Kirwan Lane 3 Bed    5 Bath MLS 218487  $499,000 We recently asked the owner of this beautiful home, “Would you share why you love this home?” He didn’t even need much time to ponder. His quick response, “That’s easy.” I fell in love with this home, initially, because of the incredible mountain views out…

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real estate market

February 2017 Bozeman Area Real Estate Market Update

February 7, 2017

The 4th quarter of 2016 incidates what you already know if you’ve been home shopping in Gallatin County. The number of homes for sale was drastically down, while sales and prices were, generally, up. Bozeman area real estate market reflects the very definition of supply and demand. New construction is booming and existing home sales,…

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