Denise's Real Estate Blog

Tax Time! 7 Ways Homeowners Can Save

Tax time is right around the corner and what better time to tackle 2016's numbers than during the cold of winter?  USA Today published a very helpful article regarding 8 breaks you might have overlooked in past years as a homeowner- take a look below(From Jeff Reeves, USA Today, 3/31/2016): • Mortgage interest. As mentioned,…

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Bozeman In The Year Ahead: Realtor.com’s 2017 National Housing Forecast

2016 saw Bozeman grow at a rapid pace for the third year in a row, leaving many to wonder, "how long can it last?"  One predictor of the year ahead comes from the compilation of national data from Realtor.com.  Here are some of the highlights: 1. Millennials and boomers will dominate the market –– "Next…

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Need A New Project? Home Improvement Fixes

Looking for something to do as summer winds down?  House Logic, a great online real estate resource, has 22 ideas to keep you busy and add value to your home.  Our favorites include: 6 Improvements to Increase Home Value: Fixes range from the simple(new front door!) to the more involved(kitchen remodel?) 8 Upgrades to Make…

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#2 in Montana!

This month I was ranked by REAL Trends, a Colorado-based real estate publishing and consulting firm that offers a wide range of research and advisory services to the residential real estate industry. I earned the position of one of America’s most productive sales associates as a part of REAL Trends America’s Best Real Estate Agents,…

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Decoding The Data

While there is no exact measure to predict how long your house will be on the market once listed, ERA Landmark hits the nail pretty close on the head by analyzing years of selling data from in and around Gallatin County.  Our agents have access to these "Absorption Graphs" that show how many houses are…

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Open and Shut: The Case For The Return Of The Closed Kitchen

For years the design world has been trending to the open floor plan; more air, more light, and a sense of a larger living area defined the space.  But what about leaving the kitchen mess behind while entertaining?  How can an environment of peace and serenity exist if there are dishes looming in plain view?…

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Give Your Property The Competitive (H)edge With Lawn Tips From Houselogic

Often overlooked in the sale of real estate, the yard can say a lot about the property you wish to sell.  Curb appeal plays an important role in setting the tone for a buyer's showing. A gangly, unkempt lawn may imply that the house needs work, while a neat yard welcomes prospective homeowners. Read more…

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Showing Homes From A Different Point Of View

Not for the faint of heart, some luxury realtors are now including "air showings" to give their buyers the ultimate home shopping experience.  If touring a house on land isn't enough, these agents will take you close up in their private helicopters. Read the whole article in the Wall Street Journal here.  The benefits include skipping…

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Norton Ranch: From Second Homes to Second Incomes, Norton Ranch Is A Sound Investment

From second homes to income-producing properties, Norton Ranch is a great investment.  In March, Norton Ranch's thoughtfully designed multi-family buildings went under contract.  We are completing the 20-plex and the 16 plex with stylish finishes on the inside as well as cohesive design externally, one of the benefits of living in a master planned community.…

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Income Properties On The Rise In Bozeman

With the economy on the mend, there is no better time to purchase an income property.  Income properties can range from modest housing on campus (See one of our pending income properties here), to larger scale multi-unit housing- this one is pending in Norton Ranch.  Bozeman is on the rise nationally and drawing people from…

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