Check out these weekend events taking place in Southwest Montana from Friday, July 14th – Sunday, July 16th: ARTS Once Upon a Mattress-The Ellen Theatre-Fri-Sat at 7:30 pm and Sun at 3:00 pm. Hear ye, hear ye, lords and ladies, nobles and serfs, Montana TheatreWorks announces the very first summer musical at ye olde Ellen Theatre […]
As we say farewell to 2016, there is great anticipation for what 2017 will have in store for us. Our challenge will continue to be having and creating sufficient inventory in virtually every price range. Let’s take a look in the rearview mirror to see where we have been. This summary compares 2016 to 2015 […]
Looking over data for the past 10 years, the number of single family homes sold within the Bozeman city limits started at 334 units in 2007, it a low of 291 units in 2009, and peaked at a high of 584 homes last year. The average prices followed a similar curve beginning at $337,400 and […]
Looking over data for the past 10 years, the number of single family homes sold within the Livingston city limits started at 104 units in 2007, hit a low of 77 units in 2009, and peaked at 153 homes in 2015. The average prices came full circle beginning at $200,603 in 2007 and dropping down […]
Looking over data for the past 10 years, the number of single family homes sold on the Big Sky Mountain started at a low of 9 units in 2007, peaked at 37 units in 2014, and ended up with 30 home sales in 2016. The average home price in this market was a low of […]
Looking over data for the past 10 years, the number of single family homes sold in the Ennis market started off at 61 homes in 2007, fell to a low of 16 units in 2009, and peaked in 2015 at 78 sales. The lowest average sales price was also in 2009 at $227,468 and then […]
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.
The road to home ownership is exciting and full of decisions. Viewing available houses to find the one that best meets a buyer’s personal tastes, needs, and budget can be time consuming and sometimes results in not finding a home that is “just right.” For people with a bit more inspiration and the luxury of time, the option to buy a vacant building lot or acreage on which to build a brand new home might be a viable alternative.
Single Family inventory, sales units and median sales price for Big Sky. Livingston and Ennis, Montana.
Single Family inventory, sales units and median sales price for Bozeman city limits, Bozeman surrounding, Belgrade, Manhattan and Three Forks, Montana.
Oh, the sounds of spring! Birds chirping, lawnmowers whirling, the pounding of hammers and buzzing of saws, and thankfully this spring the increased resonances associated with building new homes. New construction not only provides great housing choices for home buyers to view, but it circulates a tremendous amount of money throughout Gallatin Valley.
In Bozeman, Montana, life is good. While we all find time to play in the best backyard ever, we actually work too! Check out what Men’s Journal had to say about Bozeman in the April 2015 article "The Ten Best Places to Live Now":
We have watched real estate sales rebound strongly over the past three years. By the end of 2013, the number of sales exceeded the peak year of 2005. The numbers in 2014 were even more robust. This summary compares 2014 to 2013 sales information using the Southwest Montana Multiple Listing Service (SWMLS) as the source.
by Robyn Erlenbush, Published in Distinctly Monana, Winter 2015
Broker/Owner Robyn Erlenbush and Broker Ray Atteberry of ERA Landmark Real Estate recently attended the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) Annual Convention held in New Orleans, November 7-10.
Erlenbush attended the conference as a speaker and instructed a class titled “The New Wave of Luxury and Resort Buyer.” She also spoke to the Women’s Council and attended meetings for the NAR Risk Management as a National committee member.
As pubished in Distinctly Montana, Summer 2014