On January 31st the 2018 Economic Outlook Seminar was held in Bozeman. The EOS highlighted economic trends for state, national and local economies. BBER economist Patrick Barkey and Paul Polzin presented an economic forecast for each seminar city. Alongside Barkely and Polzin, industry specialists provided an outlook on Montana’s important sectors. Here is a quote from the […]
Policom Corporation released 2017 Economic Strength Rankings and ranked Bozeman as the #1 Micropolitan Area. (Micropolitan Statistical Area is defined as a city with a population of 10,000-50,000). Economic Strength is the long-term tendency for an area to consistently grow in both size and quality. From the Montana Economic Development Report: The technology sector of […]
On Monday, January 22nd, ERA Landmark’s Broker/Owner, Robyn Erlenbush will be the featured guest speaker at the B2B Networking Luncheon hosted by the Bozeman Daily Chronicle. Please join Robyn for an important update on what’s happening in the world of real estate and the economy. This event will be held at the Hilton Garden Inn […]
ERA Landmark Broker and owner, Robyn Erlenbush, along with associates Ray Atteberry, Tyler Garrison, and Mikaela Durham, attended the 2017 National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) Annual Convention, which was held in Chicago November 3 – 6. Erlenbush, who serves as the chair for the Gallatin Association of Realtors (GAR) Risk Management committee, instructed the class, “Follow the […]
ERA Landmark is proud to announce that The Gallatin Association of Realtors Young Professionals Network (GAR YPN) was recognized over the weekend in Chicago by the National Association of Realtors as Small Network of the year. Our own associates, Broker Lacy Byerly Browne and Sales Associate Mikaela Durham, serve as Chair and Vice Chair, respectively, of the GAR […]
ERA Livingston Sales Associate Jessie Sarrazin recently earned Professional Property Stager Certification through the Professional Property Stager Learning Institute. Jessie is excited to add this certification for her clients who are listing to sell. The Certification provides the knowledge, tools, and strategies that will help clients sell their homes faster and/or for more money. Jessie was raised in East Helena and […]
ERA Sales Associates Mary McMakin and Carissa Paulson recently earned Professional Property Stager Certification through the Professional Property Stager Learning Institute. Mary and Carissa are excited to add this certification for their clients who are listing to sell. The Certification provides the knowledge, tools, and strategies that will help clients sell their homes faster and/or for more money. Mary […]
Sales Associate Carissa Paulson has been named Rookie of the Year by the Gallatin Association of REALTORS®. Paulson was recognized with this honor not only for successfully serving her clients, but also for her community service, REALTOR® involvement, and her dedication to the industry. Paulson works in real estate full-time where her tenacity and attention to […]
Some of the best skiing in the country is in our own backyard and United Airlines has made it easier than ever for skiers to take advantage of the world-class skiing our great state has to offer. In an August 8th press release (http://bit.ly/2wcAjUY), United announced that starting the end of December, it is expanding air […]
At the end of last month, I had the opportunity to attend an Economic Development Update Seminar hosted by the Bozeman Area Chamber of Commerce. The quantity and quality of pertinent information from an array of speakers provided much food for thought, and I wanted to share some of the highlights with you. Quality schools […]
At a recent National Association of REALTORS® conference that I attended, there was good discussion about the tracking of home ownership rates. Though still near a 50 year low, there was a small upsurge in the last quarter of 2016. Many anticipate that the number would continue to increase if only inventory levels could as […]
Bozeman’s Main Street serves as the heart of Gallatin Valley. Known for its vitality, charm, and vintage curb appeal, our locals take pride in what stands as a consistent resource to fulfill their retail, dining, and recreational needs. Chris Naumann, Executive Director of the Downtown Bozeman Partnership, recently summarized the strategic, ongoing plan for the […]
I recently traveled to Orlando, Florida to attend the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) Annual Convention. The conference features the best of the real estate industry in terms of speakers, committee meetings, and a trade show expo for attendees from around the country to both learn and share. One of my favorite highlights is the […]
It is difficult to believe that we are marching into another new year. 2015 was a very fast-paced real estate year for all of the local markets, with continued shortages of affordable inventory and very high buyer demand. This summary compares 2015 to 2014 sales and inventory information using the Southwest Montana Multiple Listing Service (SWMLS) reported data as the source.
We all know that real estate is most certainly local, but having an overview of national trends is important to overall market knowledge. The National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) recently released their 2015 Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers which provides the most up-to-date statistics. Although each real estate transaction is completely unique, trends can be useful to gauge market health.
Robyn Erlenbush was recently interviewed by Patrick Lilly of Real Estate Rocks Podcast.
Listen as Robyn and Patrick discuss the next wave of luxury and resort buyers. This knowledgable review includes buyer demographics, desirable second home locations, and trendy markets fueled in part by the progressive music industry.
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The fun part of real estate? Looking at homes and finding the right combination of bedrooms and bathrooms and layout and yard space. The not-so-fun part of real estate? The piles and piles of paperwork that accompanies a purchase. Keep in mind, though, that each piece of paper that must be read and reviewed, then initialed or signed, has a specific purpose. Even for those who have purchased real estate numerous times in the past, changes that have just taken effect will both clarify the loan process and slow it down as well.