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I am an agent covering Gallatin Valley, Montana.
Visit my site at http://AtHomeInBozeman.com.
Bozeman Real Estate, Belgrade Real Estate, Big Sky Real Estate
While visiting Big Sky Montana MT with my family in 2004, and soaking up the view of Lone Mountain and Gallatin Valley, I turned to my wife and said "Honey, I'm home." She gave me a puzzled look and said, "No, you're almost 2000 miles from home." My reply was "No honey, this is home. This is where we are supposed to be." Within a short time, I had moved my family from our Ohio home to Big Sky Country.
Where I Came From
After 15 years with a regional marketing communications company in Toledo, Ohio, I ventured into the world of real estate investing. I have always believed that being a sophisticated investor is the most important skill a business person can acquire, and I greatly believed in real estate as an excellent investment vehicle. In addition, I wanted to own my own business and be my own boss. As a real estate investor, I could do both.
Practice what you preach
My first investments, which I still have in my portfolio, were single family homes in Ohio. But whenever my family traveled to resort areas, we began to look at and acquire real estate wherever there was water and/or resort/recreational opportunities. Our resort portfolio grew to acquisitions in Indiana on an all sports lake (www.vrbo.com/39246 ); Grayling, Michigan on a fly stream (no surprise there); Panama City beach on the ocean; and a mountain home in the Big Sky Mountain Village (www.siouxlodge.com). I began to realize all the benefits of resort real estate; the opportunity for appreciation, the power of leverage to exponentially increase returns, rental income to reduce or completely eliminate expenses, outstanding tax benefits and deductions, and the privilege of visiting beautiful places while working.
With our move to the Bozeman in Big Sky country, it was a natural for me to help others realize the same benefits from real estate investments whether it be a primary residence or a real estate investment portfolio. Although I continue to manage my portfolio of real estate, my focus is on helping others acquire real estate in the greater Gallatin valley including Bozeman, Big Sky, Belgrade, Belgrade, Manhattan, Amsterdam, Three Forks and the like. My background as an investor can greatly assist my clients in making sound decisions whether for primary residence, second homes or a diversified real estate portfolio.
Disclaimer: ActiveRain Corp. does not necessarily endorse the real estate agents, loan officers and brokers listed on this site. These real estate profiles, blogs and blog entries are provided here as a courtesy to our visitors to help them make an informed decision when buying or selling a house. ActiveRain Corp. takes no responsibility for the content in these profiles, that are written by the members of this community.