As residential inventory within the Bozeman city limits continues to stabilize, sales in the month of March doubled the number of sales from January and February 2010 combined. The number of sales for the month of March was also up from the same period last year. Since January 1-March 31, 2010 forty-two individual homes changed hands. We look forward to the continued increase in residential sales as spring changes to summer.
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Mitch Furr of ERA Landmark Big Sky has earned the nationally recognized Short Sales and Foreclosure Resource (SFR) certification. The National Association of REALTORS® offers the SFR certification to REALTORS® who want to help both buyers and sellers navigate these complicated transactions, as demand for professional expertise with distressed sales grows.
On March 14th, nearly one year after assuming the role, Charlie Young, president and chief executive officer of ERA Franchise Systems LLC, addressed over 2,000 of his network’s members at their annual convention to reveal the first of several planned phases to reveal the brand’s new direction. Mr. Young had ascended to the top post under less than ideal circumstances; his predecessor, Brenda Casserly, had passed away only two months after he was brought aboard ERA as its chief operating officer.
I have always been a strong advocate that real estate is, and always will be, a viable long-term investment. The days of pure speculation in the market for short-term gain appear to be gone with good reason. Real estate has attributes that cannot be replicated in other investments, such as providing comfort and shelter, pride of ownership, a place for families to gather, and a legacy to hand down to future generations.
Robyn Erlenbush, Broker/Owner of ERA Landmark Real Estate, is pleased to announce that sales associates Denise Andres, Sue Frye, Sally Hickey, Sharon Tudor Isler, Scott Molzahn, Jon Ellen Snyder, Kim Spain, and Gillian Swanson have achieved national recognition from global real estate leader ERA Franchise Systems, Inc. for attaining Beyond Excellence status for 2009 production.
Robyn Erlenbush, Broker/Owner of ERA Landmark Real Estate is pleased to announce that sales associate Robin Nelson has joined ERA Landmark Real Estate.
Denise Andres ranked #33 in the nation for real estate sales based on Total Closed Production Volume in 2009 among over 17,228 ERA Associates by global residential real estate leader ERA Franchise Systems, Inc. Andres was recognized for this outstanding achievement at the 2010 ERA International Business Conference, held March 14-17 in Nashville, Tenn.
Robyn Erlenbush, Broker/Owner of ERA Landmark Real Estate, is pleased to announce that ERA Landmark Real Estate is ranked #4 in Total Closed Production Volume for 2009 for Division 1 (companies with 50 or less associates) by global residential real estate leader ERA Franchise Systems, Inc. ERA Landmark has ranked in the top 50 companies of all sizes since 1987. Erlenbush and the company were recognized for these outstanding achievements at the 2010 ERA International Business Conference, held March 14-17 in Nashville, Tenn.
Last month there was much emphasis in our local media about the events of March 5th, 2009, and how our community has rallied around downtown Bozeman to support the businesses that were both directly and indirectly impacted by the explosion and fire that affected one-half of the 200 block of East Main Street. This month, I would like to take the time to highlight a very positive vision that has come about in hopes to enhance and rejuvenate the community’s remarkable urban core.