ERA Landmark supports Livingston Loves Trees, an organization made up of volunteers who are concerned about replenishing the trees that were lost when Dutch Elm Disease impacted Livingston, Montana. Read more about how we're helping and how you can help as well!
Robyn Erlenbush, Broker/Owner of ERA Landmark Real Estate, is pleased to announce that Melody Christopher has joined our Livingston office as Office Coordinator.
As we move through November each year, many people make an effort to slow down, regroup and take the opportunity to count their blessings. At ERA Landmark, the agents and staff feel there is so much for which to be thankful. Some have been in Montana their whole lives and never left. (“Why mess with a good thing?”) Others were raised here, wandered elsewhere for a wide variety of reasons, and returned back to their original home. (“The grass may not have been greener.”) Still more stumbled across our great state or waited for the right transition point in their lives to relocate. (“Saving the best for last.”)
After waiting with bated breath for what seemed like a considerable amount of time, the Homebuyer Tax Credit Extension/ Expansion was recently passed overwhelmingly by Congress and signed into law by President Obama. So what does that mean to our local market and the economy overall? Ideally, the plan will transform the dream of homeownership into reality for many more credit-worthy homebuyers and will increase consumer confidence nationwide.
It’s true that Montana has always been a beautiful destination location to visit! Three of our office towns have been ranked as the top twelve most charming towns in Montana. Read more about it!
Continuing the ERA Landmark Christmas Fund tradition, we gave over $4000 to charitable organizations in Bozeman and Big Sky this year. Recipients of this year's funding include Thrive, Ophir school, Bozeman Optimist Coat Project and Family Promise. The ERA Landmark Christmas Fund was established in 1984 when we originally cut Montana Christmas trees and sold them at our office parking lot. We also collected new and used toys to distribute.
Following the lead of this month’s Business to Business progress theme, I will focus on three area businesses that exemplify impressive and innovative growth techniques. Plonk, the 320 Guest Ranch, and High Country Rental shared their individual approaches to staying successful. These entrepreneurs and countless other businesses are rolling up their sleeves every day to remain viable and growth oriented. Many companies in our area are expanding or differentiating themselves in order to keep up with the changing consumer and market demands.
Join us in a school supply drive for Family Promise, Salvation Army, and Love INC running now through August 12th! Supplies and donations collected will benefit families in Gallatin Valley and Livingston. Read further for how you can help!
The associates of ERA Landmark have been giving back to the community during our Season of Giving for 32 years. But like all things 2020, this year has been a little different. The need is greater, our hearts are bigger, and even the smallest gift seems to mean a bit more.
Their results come from a comparison of two data sets of happiness levels in each state, one that relied on participants' self-reported well-being and the other an objective measure that took into account a state's weather, home prices and other factors that are known reasons to frown (or smile).
As part of its plan to stimulate the U.S. housing market and address the economic challenges facing our nation, Congress has passed new legislation that: