Are you in the home buying market, and looking to buying a home in the near future?  We have provided links to our preferred lenders during the home buying process, market reports, favorite neighborhoods and more. Work with one of your home buying experts to help you purchase your new home in the future.

An industry that is millions of real estate agents strong comes with its own set of compliments and complaints! In fact, as of October 2020, there were 1,451,031 members of the National Association of Realtors. Buying or selling a home is the biggest financial transaction that you'll have in your life, so of course, who you work with during that transaction matters. Just like with any job, there are expectations placed upon real estate agents, but when they are not met, they may leave you with a sour taste in your mouth.

Our goal is always to be transparent, so you'll find the top five concerns that folks may have about real estate agents so that you can ensure you hire the right agent to help you. Your experience should be as stress-free and smooth as…

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Sometimes, you have to get a little creative to stand out in this busy market...

Over the past year, the real estate market has been so hot that it’s not unusual for homes to go off-market in days. (The lack of inventory is to blame.) When even homes that need serious work are breaking price records, it is easy to feel discouraged if you’re trying to buy right now.

Don’t give up, though. Getting your offer accepted isn’t necessarily about coming in with the biggest bag of money. It’s really being able to anticipate what, exactly, the seller’s goals are and creating the offer that solves all of their problems. While your agent will weigh in with a strategy based on your market, there are a few common ways you can make your offer stand out.…

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1513 Ingomar Blvd, Belgrade offers  4 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms, attached 2 car garage and 2,022 Sq ft. This turn-key home provides an open concept living space with a dog run, and close proximity to the 12-acre park! Located in the desirable Ryen Glenn subdivision, this home listed for $520,000. 

Searching, and searching some more, is exactly what Diana did for her buyers on this one. With a limited time frame, Diana was able to show her buyers this property right after a price reduction and get it under contract before anyone else! Noticing price changes and being able to show immediately made this a possibility for her buyers.

Are you looking to buy or sell? In today's real estate market you need to…

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There's no QUESTION that the market is HOT. With the amount of competitive buyers and high buyer volume coupled with LOW inventory, how do you compete in this market? ........ WELL, it is finding the diamond in the rough.
There are a lot of MAYBEs and we just don't know until you try. If you are a buyer, what is the harm in exploring your options? What if you can buy a home significantly under list price? 

My belief is, you do not know until you try. If you have been curious about a home but don't want to go down that road because the home is too expensive, maybe at least take the time to see the property in person. You may have judged the property based off the photos and some Agents are not spending money for professional photography these…

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What things should you consider when buying land? There's actually quite a few things you should research and understand!

Here's a list to get us started (and this is just the tip of the ice berg):

  • Budget - What is your max budget? 
  • What are land loan requirements?
    {Many land lenders are requiring a minimum of 30% down, you might get lucky with only 25% down required.}
  • Builder - Do you have a builder lined up? Do you know what build costs look like? 
    {Don't be shocked if you have to follow up a few times to get a response.}
  • What are build cost overages should you expect? 
  • Does the lot have an existing well and septic? Have you budgeted for a well and septic?
    {Digging a well can be $10K-$15K or more if the vendor has to dig far…

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Unless you are planning to live in your home for the rest of your life, beware of the below improvements that offer little to no return on the value of your home. 


As a new homeowner, you are eager to get in and make your space your own; as you should! You might start with something simple, like painting walls or replacing light fixtures. Or, you might start by knocking down walls to help open up the space. Whatever your desire is, we strongly urge you to take a step back (put the hammer down for a minute) and evaluate what your long term plans are in this new home. 

If you plan on making this space your forever home, then have at it! However, if you know you will only be in this space for the next 3-5 years, pump the breaks! At this point you…

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If you are paying attention to the market, you will have noticed that this year has been wild in the real estate world. Year after year we have lower inventory from the prior year, but this year has been a complete change. Our inventory has completely dropped so we as Agents have to get CREATIVE. 

Buyers ~ if you are not working with a top Agent and are looking for a home, I strongly suggest getting connected with me. We hear about listings before they hit the market either from sellers we work with or from other Agents we commonly work with. If you are waiting for a home to hit the market, chances are you could be waiting twice as long for it to come up. 

Finding an off market deal is manual work and takes time to scout out opportunities BUT it…

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Inventory continues to be low and demand is high.   Preparation for finding and purchasing your next home is critical in the current market.  

Below is a quick link to search available properties. (click on 'Read Full Post' to activate the FIND MY HOME search link)   Have a look-- and if you have any questions about a property of interest to you, the market, or our services, etc., please reach out to me so that you are well prepared before purchasing.   No question is too big or too small.  If I don't know the answer, I will find out for you!

Thanks for your interest, and I look forward to connecting with you soon!

Laurie Larson - Realtor 

Email:  laurie@buybozemanhomes.com


Find My Home


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Inventory is low and demand is high.   Preparation for finding and purchasing your next home is critical in the current market.

Below is a quick link to search available properties (click on 'Read Full Post' to activate the FIND MY HOME search link).  Have a look-- and if you have any questions about a property of interest to you, the market, or our services, etc., please reach out to me so that you are well prepared before purchasing.   No question is too big or too small.

Thanks for your interest, and I look forward to connecting with you soon!

Laurie Larson - Realtor 

Find My Home

 

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Bozeman Market Stats September 2020

Inventory is low and demand is high.   Preparation for finding and purchasing your next home is critical in the current market.

Below is a quick link to search available properties. (click on 'Read Full Post' to activate the FIND MY HOME search link)   Have a look-- and if you have any questions about a property of interest to you, the market, or our services, etc., please reach out to me so that you are well prepared before purchasing.   If I don't know the answer, I will find out for you!

Thanks for your interest, and I look forward to connecting with you soon!

Laurie Larson - Realtor 

FIND MY HOME


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