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Five Features Millennials Want in a Home

Millennials roughly are defined as the generation born between 1981 and 1996, which means they’re currently between ages 22 and 37. Not surprisingly, this generation makes up the largest population of home shoppers and purchasers of all generations. Considering the age spread, this demographic covers those most likely to purchase their first home, as well […]

Should Boomers Buy or Rent after Selling?

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 […]

I Would Have Never Sold It In My Lifetime…

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 […]

February 2017 Bozeman Area Real Estate Market Update

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, […]

Drop in FHA Mortgage Insurance to Benefit Home Buyers

What is an FHA Mortgage Loan? Before we get to the great news about FHA MIP, let’s cover what an FHA loan is. An FHA loan is a mortgage loan insured by the Federal Housing Administration (FHA). Frequently, an FHA loan is a great alternative for individuals who may not qualify for a conventional mortgage […]

Do I Need a Home Warranty?

We know what you’re thinking.  ‘Home Warranty?  What a racket!’ There are, indeed, thousands of consumer complaints filed against home warranty providers each year.  However, the concept of a home warranty as a whole, is a great one!  It’s not necessary for every homeowner, but for those who don’t have the ability, means, nor time […]

Looking for Unique?

626 E. Cottonwood Street, #1, Bozeman, MT 59715 MLS 217398  $850,000 You’ve just found it.  This one-of-a-kind loft is located in the up and coming Mill District.  Three captivating floors of custom details, coupled with breath-taking views of the Bridger Range from the kitchen, master bedroom, game room, and roof-top deck are what put this […]

Did You Rent Before Buying Your First Home?

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 […]

Misconceptions About Down Payments

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 […]

What’s The Most Affordable Architectural Home Style?

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 […]