Guest post by Jon Snyder
Smart homes are all the rage these days and are quickly becoming a hot commodity. A recent survey found that 65 percent of buyers would pay extra for houses with smart features – that is, anything in the home that connects to the internet. Smart features include connected security systems, HVAC systems, lighting, thermostats, door locks, and eco-friendly appliances—all of which can be controlled remotely from your smartphone or tablet.
While smart homes offe... read more
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
What’s the CMA of your home and does the buyer have a plan for paying the closing costs? Does that sound like a lot of mumbo-jumbo? If it does, then it’s time that you get up to date on the latest real estate lingo.
When selling a home, it’s impossible to avoid real estate terminology. Everyone uses it from your real estate agent to your bank loan manager and the home seller. If you don’t know what they’re saying, you could put yourself at risk of a bad deal or an unfor... read more
As we roll into 2019, many of us are making resolutions to better ourselves in the new year. Whether you've vowed to prioritize your health and wellness, make more time for family, or learn a new skill, the beginning of the year is a great time to lay out your goals and make a plan for staying on track. We've put together a list of some goals for your home that will keep it organized and running smoothly, giving you a calm and clean space to crush your 2019 goals.What else are you doing differently arou... read more
Figure out which smart home products can work best for you.Many people are drawn into the world of smart home technology by cool features like smart lights and smart assistants because they help make life more convenient. But it can also be somewhat intimidating for people to get started when they’re faced with a bevy of technical terms and limitless options. Getting past the jargon and understanding how smart home devices can work together can all add up to a much more convenient lifestyle.
Here’s how ... read more