Published in the Bozeman Chronicle, April, 2008. Traditionally, the onset of spring is the beginning of the busiest home buying and selling season. So if you have been waiting for the weather to turn, now is the time to think about readying your property to be put on the market. With a larger inventory of homes currently on the market than in the past few years, it is more important than ever to ensure that your home stands out from the crowd within its appropriate price range.
Sally Hickey was recently installed as the Gallatin Association of Realtors® President-Elect for 2008. The Gallatin Association of Realtors® boasts nearly 800 members who offer service in Gallatin County and in many surrounding areas, such as Big Sky, Big Timber, Livingston and Three Forks. In 2009, Hickey will be installed as President of the organization.
Robyn Erlenbush, Broker/Owner of ERA Landmark Real Estate is pleased to announce that out of 3,000 offices worldwide, Holly Wilson has been named 2007 Office Coordinator of the Year by ERA Franchise Systems, Inc.. Wilson was recognized for this outstanding achievement at the 2008 ERA International Business Conference, held February 24-27 in Orlando, Fla.
Robyn Erlenbush, Broker/Owner of ERA Landmark Real Estate, is pleased to announce that ERA Landmark Real Estate is ranked #1 in Total Closed Production Volume for 2007 for Division 1 by global residential real estate leader ERA Franchise Systems, Inc. The national franchise ranks affiliate companies based on size and ERA Landmark was #1 in production for companies with 50 or less associates. Erlenbush and the company were recognized for this outstanding achievement at the 2008 ERA International Business Conference, held February 24-27 in Orlando, Fla.
Published in the Bozeman Chronicle, March, 2008. On February 13, 2008 , the economic stimulus package was signed into law by President Bush. This package includes many provisions which are important to the housing market, most notably increasing the loan limits for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac (GSE) and the Federal Housing Administration (FHA). The National Association of Realtors ® (NAR) has shown great support for this package and predicts a jumpstart in the housing market which will help countless families and the U.S.
Robyn Erlenbush, Broker/Owner of ERA Landmark Real Estate is pleased to announce that Sue Frye has received recognition from global real estate leader ERA Franchise Systems, Inc. for ranking #1 in the Nation for Total Closed Production Volume in 2007. The prestigious award was announced at the 2008 ERA International Business Conference, held February 24-27 in Orlando, Fla. The ERA network includes more than 38,000 brokers and sales associates and approximately 3,000 offices throughout the United States and 44 other countries and territories.
Denise Andres was one of three sales associates nationwide asked to speak at a general assembly during the 2008 ERA International Business Conference, held February 24-27 in Orlando, Fla. She presented to over 2,000 attendees on techniques she employed to increase her business in 2007 despite a contracting market locally and nationally.
From Alaska to Maine, these spots offer a walk on the wild side for fans of everything from windsurfing to fly-fishing. You can even try the luge.
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A classic downtown, a pristine river, galleries galore, and people working to win you over. What’s not to like?
I live in a town of 7,300 at the head of a valley named Paradise in southwestern Montana, just an hour north of a world-renowned natural wonder. "Yellowstone National Park—gateway to Livingston" is the town’s unofficial motto, and that sidelong boast might be grating if it weren’t in part true.
Robyn Erlenbush, Broker/Owner of ERA Landmark Real Estate is pleased to announce that Ray Atteberry has achieved national recognition from global real estate leader ERA Franchise Systems, Inc. as a 2007 Leadership Team Award Winner. Atteberry exceeded the threshold for total closed gross commissions to qualify for the Leaders Circle.
Published in the Bozeman Chronicle, February, 2008.
Sharon Tudor Isler, Broker at ERA Landmark Real Estate is ranked in the top 1% of 25,000 associates nationwide for total closed production volume for 2007 by ERA Franchise Systems, Inc. ERA has over 38,000 associates worldwide.
Isler entered the real estate industry in 1987, and has consistently ranked in the top 1% of ERA agents nationally and has won many leadership awards, including the ERA Customer Service Award, ERA National Leadership Circle, the Gallatin Association of REALTORS® Salesperson of the year in both 1999 and 1991 and Rookie of the Year in 1988,
Denise Andres recently attended The Luxury Conclave in Scottsdale, Arizona. The Luxury Conclave is an annual educational program for working agents who are seriously committed to the listing, marketing and selling of high-end residential real estate. Presentations on internet marketing and print advertising as well as the demographics and emerging trends in the high-end sector provided new insights on successful marketing techniques.
Mary Blilie had been at Big Sky Resort in Montana for just one day but had already snapped more photos of her kids than she had in a long time.
You have to hand it to the developers of America’s premier golf communities. No matter what happens to the U.S. real estate market at large, there’s no slowing these guys down. For them, the sky is always within reach….
… #9. Spanish Peaks Big Sky, Montana
Published in the Bozeman Chronicle, January, 2008. In his follow-up book to the bestselling The Automatic Millionaire, David Bach has taken his winning strategies to the next level with The Automatic Millionaire Homeowner, a guide to assist with building wealth through real estate. According to Bach, the plan is quite simple, it works in any market, and it has been thoroughly time tested to work. For years, Americans used their investment dollars in the stock market to grow at a steady pace.
Rarely has so much bounty gone so unplundered as at Big Sky — the biggest place you’ve never skied.
Montana’s Fly Capital
It’s a coin toss between Missoula and Bozeman for the title of best flyfishing town in Montana, but because of its proximity to Yellowstone National Park, Bozeman wins by a nose. Since 1970, Bozeman has blossomed from a sleepy railroad and college town into a western-chic hotspot for tele-commuters, artists, entrepreneurs-and fish junkies.
ERA Landmark owner Robyn Erlenbush awarded Business to Business’ annual Citizen’s Award Published in the Bozeman Chronicle’s Business to Business Publication, December, 2007. By Nicole Rosenleaf Ritter
When Robyn Erlenbush moved to Bozeman from the small, eastern Montana town of Sidney in the early 1980s, it wasn’t exactly booming. “From an economic point of view, it was a tough time for Bozeman,” she says, recalling double-digit interest rates, major job losses and the near-collapse of home prices.
The people of Bozeman, Mont., don’t want this story to be published. They want the writers and photographers out, and they want the media to forget that their beautiful, once little town exists. "There’s the idea that ‘foreigners,’ as we call them, are going to destroy old-time Montana," says Connie Lord, a longtime Bozeman resident and native of the state. When Lord returned to Big Sky Country after moving away for work, she discovered a transformed city. "What happened to my sleepy little town?" she wondered.