Buying your first home can be an exciting and sometimes overwhelming experience. You may not know where to start, what steps to take, or who to reach out to for help. Read on to learn our top tips when beginning the journey of purchasing your first home in the Bozeman area.1. Determine Home Much Home You Can AffordIn order to have an accurate idea of what type of home you can afford, you will need to take into account your income, any outstanding debts or payments, your credit score, and how much ... read more
As our market continues to be stronger and stronger, it becomes increasingly more difficult to find a “reasonably priced home”. However, it isn’t impossible. Here are some currently on the market. If you would like a showing of any of these homes please call us at 406-587-7653. They go fast so call us today!
This home is listed right at $225,000. It is a great condo near the University. A 3 bedroom home with a garage on the end of the building. If you are looking for an investment property to... read more
The population of Bozeman is seeing rapid growth and we don't expect it to stop anytime soon. Whether it is our beautiful mountains so close, the great small-town atmosphere (with all the amenities of a city), or the abundance of breweries, Bozeman is the second fastest growing micropolitan area in the country in terms of absolute population gain! This will greatly affect the housing market (and already has) as the number of homes continue to decrease and the number of potential buyers increase. Single... read more
Blog written by Coldwell Banker Distinctive Properties agent, Mark Corner. Mark has been in real estate for 40 years and grew up ski racing at Bridger Bowl since 1972! 1. Get your finances in order first.
Before you start looking at houses, meet with a lender and review your credit report, finances and get a preapproval letter for when you need to make an offer. Every buyer out there is looking for that "best value" home. You need to be prepared to move faster than other buyers.
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In terms of days on the market, not much has changed. Homes spent an average of 51 days on the market in March, 43 DOM in April, 46 DOM in May, and 47 DOM in June and July. The total homes sold has increased since the summer began (going into the hundreds), but has remained pretty consistent the past few months. Where we saw the big change was in the VALUE of the home. Townhomes skyrocketed in price. The average sale price of a townhouse in Bozeman was $436,780 this month (up from $266... read more