This blog details real estate news and information from the greater Bozeman Montana Housing Market.
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High Competition Housing affordability is at its highest in years (highly impacted by falling home values and low mortgage rates). Now, inventory is dropping while the demand stays high. The result is fierce competition. Investors are pouncing on the good prices with the upper hand of doing cash ...
Video Marketing: I’m Conflicted. I am not sold on the idea of video tours. Photos are my thing. I ran across this article with the pros of video marketing and I thought I would put it out there to see what your opinions are! Videos eliminate uncertainty. Still shots will always leave a corner ou...
The short sale trend is still surging. In fact, short sales are passing foreclosures in frequency because banks see it as a better route when compared to foreclosures. In addition, mortgage servicers are increasing the pace of approving short sales in order to move away from the stereotypes short...
Dirt: "The No. 1 biggest mistake is not getting the home in the best possible condition. That's huge," says Goldwasser. "I won't even represent sellers at this point unless they are fully aware of how important it is to get their home in the absolute best condition that they've ever had it in." ...
When selling or looking to buy a listing, the verbiage used to describe the space matters. For example, if a seller tells the agent they love their home because Seller’s Translation: It has been in the family for years. There are so many memories in every room. Agent’s Translation: Comfortable li...
Fed: Economy Sees Steady Growth The Beige Book is the Feds survey of the housing market and it is showing continual signs of strengthening. The Federal Reserve described it as moving at a “modest to moderate” improvement rate. The only grey cloud is the rising gas prices. Since the economy is a c...
Online marketing is not only a budding industry, it is full out sprinting. Blogging, facebook pages, we have all heard it all, but what about keeping it traditional. Build a website specifically for a listing! This is a simple but brilliant way to link a site to all the other marketing you do on...
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Trends of the real estate market have shifted from “seller’s market” to a “buyer’s market” and with those shifts have come dramatic change in pricing. When foreclosures anchored the prices of homes at lowered prices, buyers began to view overall value of the average house to be lower. With that m...
Like testing gold in fire, the spring time real estate market it the substantial means of testing the recovery of the real estate market. The next few months will reveal which markets are thriving and which are still struggling. The predictions are that the places where the housing supply has dro...