News From John Middleton - Your Guide to Flathead Valley Real Estate

Real Estate Agent - National Parks Realty of Whitefish, Montana
Anything fun and pertinent to the life and times in and around Whitefish, in the pristine Flathead Valley of Northwest Montana.
I had a showing scheduled today, a beautiful piece of land on our local ski hill with a great view of the slopes.  I drove up to the mountain yesterday to prepare, flag the corners, familiarize myself with the plat, etc...The market on the mountain has been incredibly soft (especially with ski pr...
For those of you hesitant to create your own "Fan Page" this is sound advice.  It highlights your business, and is just one more way to keep in touch with your SOI. Thanks for posting!So you've created this great Facebook page for your business - and now you need fans - or "likes" as they are ref...
01/18/2011 Having lived in Whitefish for nearly a decade now, it's hard for me to believe how well known Montana's Flathead Valley has become.  Whitefish Mountain Resort was just featured by ESPN for the incredible skiing, l...
Great blog, thanks for sharing.  Water is arguably our most precious resource, even more so than petrolium or even our currency.  Up here in Flathead County our water rights still have not been adjudicated, making it that much more important to file for a water right if you have a producing sourc...
Do you ever find it hard to follow your own advice?  I know I do, especially when it requires putting something fun off in order to get it done.  I'm talking about prioritizing and it's the hardest thing for many real estate professionals to do (myself included).  Now that the hay day of real est...
The weather outside is frightful, but your home energy bills don't have to be.  Ever heard of a green mortgage?  And I'm not just talking paper.  I'm talking about an EEM, or Energy Efficient Mortgage.  In a nutshell, an EEM allows a buyer to borrow more than 80% of the property value (sometimes ...
For many people, retirement is a no-brainer.  They finish their career and end up living in the same town they spent their final working years.  Others, however, feel the urge to reconnect with nature and one's self and find themselves seeking out beaches, rivers or ski slopes that are far enough...

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