You may have heard that changing market conditions have created a seller's market that is forcing buyers to spend a lot of money. People in many areas are experiencing housing shortages that make the seller's market strong. When you don't have enough supply to meet demand, you can expect to pay higher prices.

Changing market conditions can make it challenging to purchase real estate right now. They don't make it impossible, though. As the Fed increased interest rates again, you need to work closely with a real estate agent and mortgage broker that can get you a fair deal. You will not believe how much money you save when you lower your interest rate by a small amount.

Of course, it helps to have a real estate professional searching for ways…

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Open House this Sunday 7/31 from 12 - 2 PM! Come and join us to learn more about 515 Michael Grove Unit #39 in Bozeman, Montana! 

Features for this property include: 

• VACANT AND MOVE-IN READY • MSU bus line is off Hunters and Durston - a quick trip to MSU • Two-story, 3 bed, 2 bath • Front covered patio • Privacy fence in the backyard 
• Great investment opportunity with the rental capability This condo will feel more like a townhome! Only one party wall with private entrance. This two-story 3 bed, 2 bath condo has a dedicated front covered patio, and privacy fence from the adjoining neighbor looking at mature trees and grass to enjoy sitting on the concrete patio. Upstairs there are 2 guest bedrooms, full bath, and master…

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The Wild Wild West housing market had many people in panic mode — worrying that if they don't act now, they may never be able to buy a house amid record-high housing prices and increasing interest rates. With the ever-changing market conditions of today, hopeful homebuyers may be in a better position to act. It’s very important to remember that no matter what the market is doing, buying a home is something you shouldn't rush into. 

A mortgage is one of the biggest — and most important — responsibilities you’ll have in your life. Entering into home ownership before you are ready could have negative impacts on your financial health. In this post, we will take you through some steps to help you decide whether or not you are actually ready to…

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Cardwell General Store 
Listing Price: $5,000,000 | MLS: #374126


Features of this property include:

• Businesses included; General Store includes a beer and wine license, gas station, and campground/RV Park sitting on 14.64 acres with prime Hwy 90 interstate visibility. • 37 RV sites, 30 tent sites, 1 dry cabin, laundry facility, bath/shower facilities. RV sites are pull through w/ water, and electricity (Electricity offered 20, 30, and 50 amp) and 10 sites have full hook-ups with sewer connection.  • Operates year-round. The general store is a gift shop, coffee shop/candy store/ice cream parlor. •  Lewis and Clark Caverns State Park is 15 min away bringing in tourism. 30 min Pipestone trails, 40 min Bozeman Airport, and 30 min to…

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211 N Broadway, Belgrade, MT 59714
Listing Price: $395,000 | MLS: #374259

Features of this property include:

• 0.16-acre lot with 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom, and with an office close to schools • Home has been remodeled, re-insulated, updated wiring, newer kitchen, new LVT flooring, and newer recess lighting • 1 car oversized detached garage •  Has uninterrupted power supply in case power outage occurs Check out this cozy 1 bed remodeled home in city of Belgrade on almost a 7, 000 sf lot (0.16 acres). Home has been remodeled, re-insulated, updated wiring, newer kitchen, remodeled bathroom, new LVT flooring, newer recess lighting, and the list goes on. Seller has been remodeling home over the last 10+ years since 2011 ownership. Formal…

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Lot 13 N Broadway, Belgrade, MT 59714
Listing Price: $175,000 | MLS: #374332


Features of this property include:

• Raw 0.16 acre lot close to public schools • Likely buyer can build a single-family home and an ADU • Zoned R-2, likely buyer can build a single-family home & RDU City lot 0.16 acre (almost 7, 000 Sq Ft lot) ready to build your dream home. Raw lot adjacent to a home located next to 211 N Broadway St, Belgrade. Zoned R-2 zoning, very likely you can build a single-family home and an ADU. Buyer to verify with City of Belgrade Planning Dept on building allowances. Underground sprinklers from 211 N Broadway home run into this property. Buyer responsibility to connect to city water and sewer and pay impact fees for new…

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Is the housing market still a seller's market, or is it finally showing signs of slowing down? What could the changing market conditions mean for you as a seller, if this profound shift is happening?

Leading real estate professionals have been predicting that the seemingly endless growth in home prices, coupled with an unprecedented shortage of home listings, would not last forever. Several factors suggest that the pivotal moment for housing markets across the country is right around the corner.

As a seller, you may have been waiting for the best possible time to sell your home, or you just weren't ready to sell until now due to personal circumstances. But have you missed your window to sell your home in the post-pandemic seller's…

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2117 Nixon Gulch, Manhattan, MT 59741
Listing Price: $800,000 | MLS #371186

Beautiful brand new manufactured home built in 2021 just sold by Ashley Taylor! With a multitude of upgrades and shop with tons of amenities. Three bedrooms, two bathrooms, with an additional space to use as an office or den area, laundry/mud room, living room & kitchen. 

The kitchen has a large open layout, farmhouse sink, tile backsplash, and upgraded stainless steel appliances, with an incredible walk-in kitchen pantry. The massive master bedroom and ensuite feel luxurious with a large tile shower. 

As for the upgrades to the property, you will find a 30' X 54' insulated & wired shop including a 220V outlet, two electric heaters & a pellet stove all on a 5"…

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1410 Harper Puckett Road, Bozeman, MT 59718
Listing Price: $995,000 | MLS: #374197

Features include:

• 4+ acre horse property, equipped with loafing shed, tack room, & partial fencing • 5 bedroom, 2 bathroom
• Guest house approved in covenants of 1500sq ft or less
• Preserved mountain & farmland views
• Kitchen & bathrooms recently remodeled This gorgeous equine paradise offers 4+ acres equipped with a loafing shed, tack room, corral, and partially fenced pasture. With beautiful preserved mountain and farmland views (neighbors have designated/restricted building envelopes) giving you unobstructed views. The home is maturely landscaped, 5 bedroom, 2 bathroom home is a picture of paradise. Recently remodeled, the kitchen and bathroom both…

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How to Navigate the Shifting Housing Market

It's undeniable that the real estate market has been hot over the last couple of years, with low inventory across the boards and high competition among buyers. However, the market now seems to be making a bit of a shift. After three years, the inventory of homes for sale has finally increased for the first time since June 2019, with newly listed homes up 6.3% nationally compared to a year ago. 

While sellers are still listing at rates 6.4% lower than the pre-pandemic years from 2017 to 2019, the market is in the process of making major shifts. It's still a seller's market right now, but for how much longer? As a first-time homebuyer or even a seasoned homebuyer, it's important to keep up with…

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