Selling

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Thinking of selling your home but don't know where to start? Not sure of the process involved with selling a home, or just want a refresher? Check out the infographic below for a brief guide!

If you have any questions about the Home Seller Timeline or want to know more, please contact your friendly Realtor/Broker, Tamara Williams at (406) 223-6823 or email me at Tamara@BuyBozemanHomes.com 

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As a homeowner, what home projects are worth your time, money, and energy to do this winter? 

We often see the end result of a homeowner spending substantial savings in areas of a home that did NOT improve their home's value for what they hoped it would yield. Check out our Do's and Don'ts list below! 

DO's

 

  • Repainting 
    Choose neutrals, grays, shades of whites, blues. (See below for colors to stay away from.)

  • Door Color 
    Black doors have proven to increase offer/sold prices of homes



  • Hire a Contractor
    Hire a professional contractor or handyman that you know first hand will do excellent work. Be up front and ask how long the project should take them and if it's possible to receive an estimate/bid for their work.  

  • Kitchen Remodel
    Do
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It's that time of year when the market shifts and shows less inventory. With that being said, this IS the time to put your home on the market. Relocation buyers AND local buyers are motivated to buy especially if they have just put their home under contract or want to be in a new home by late winter or Spring 2020. The Holidays gives buyers more time and flexibility away from work to look at property. The reality is that the Gallatin Valley remains a highly desirable place to live. Lastly, we have seen average days on market decrease this fall.

Note: There can be flexibility to negotiate your closing date. While we can't guarantee this, it's possible.  

If you're considering putting your house on the market this winter, we are happy to help guide you

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Undecided if you should list your home for sale during the Holidays, or to wait until January? We are here to help you! Below are 10 reasons you should list your home now, instead of waiting.

1. Serious buyers are more ready to make a decision. With fewer houses to choose from during the Holidays, your property would have less competition. Less competition = more money 

2.  Showings can be restricted to when you want your home to be shown. Marketing specified showing times is easy and simple to communicate up front. 

3. Houses “show better” when tastefully decorated for the Holidays with the wonderful lights and festive colors associated with the season.

4. Buyers are more emotional during the Holidays and often base their decision on the warmth and

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While you probably wanted your home sold yesterday, I am sure you are feeling motivated to sell your home for top dollar. I am here to share my top questions that you should consider that I will answer before listing your home.

Pricing

Zillow Zestimates are inaccurate especially in the state of Montana. So it is important to run appropriate property comparisons. Have you received a cost analysis (free, no strings attached) from an Agent to determine what your home is worth? A well-priced home will often generate competing offers and drives up the final sales value. A proper market analysis takes into account the most actively searched prices and home values throughout your area, including expired listings and properties still on the market.   

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Working with an experienced real estate agent has many more benefits than just the obvious smoother and more enjoyable buying/selling process. There are many advantages that experienced agents have that agents newer to the profession don't quite have.

  • Experienced agents have nurtured relationships with other important professionals such as bankers, lenders, contractions, inspectors, stagers, roof inspectors and so on. This is especially key if a quick close is preferred.
  • Experienced agents have access to important information. Such as being aware of encumbrances in desired subdivisions.
  • In result of working with the fluctuating market every day, we know precisely how long the closing process will take given current conditions. While no
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In this article, we review 5 compelling reasons to list your house NOW!

 

  1. Demand is High!

The National Association of Realtors (NAR) released their latest Buyer Traffic Index reflecting buyer demands remain strong through the majority of the Country. Buyers are not only ready and willing, but also able to purchase right now! Depending on where you are selling, we’ve been seeing multiple buyers competing for homes right now. Now is the time to take advantage of the current buyer activity!

  1. Lower Competition 

Housing inventory is down! The June 2019 Big Sky MLS report for single family homes in Bozeman City Limits reflects a decrease of 19.7% in inventory compared to June 2018. 

The average length of time a homeowner

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You can breathe easy now that you’ve found us! Here at Tamara Williams and Company, you aren’t just another client selling a home, you are a real person inviting us into your lives and asking us to care for your investment. 

Selling your home is a big decision; whether you are relocating, downsizing, or just looking capitalize on our hot real estate market, we are here to HELP YOU! One of the first steps we take as your Realtor is to get to know you and your situation on a more personal level. We want to learn about your history with the property and what your hopes and goals are. Once we evaluate your situation, we can come up with a game plan best suited for you!

After we get to know you, we get to know the property by providing a FREE home

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Featured Listing - 2487 Axtell Anceny Rd, Gallatin Gateway

 

Tucked away awaits this remarkable timber framed home built with (structural insulated) SIP panels making it incredibly energy efficient. This home features two living rooms, 3 bed, 3.5 bath, 2,700sq feet that is also equipped with a fully finished walk out basement making this home exceptionally spacious with entertaining friends and family in mind.

Throughout this home you will find a brilliant blend of rustic lofty timber frame beam accents, floor to ceiling barn wood wrapped fireplace, and rough sawn hardwood flooring all spread throughout the main level.

The main level master suite also features timber frame accents, an extra-large walk-in tile shower with dual shower heads

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Have you been considering listing your home? Recent studies have shown that April is the best time of year to list your home based on time on the market and percent of sales price received. 

Spring is a historically productive time for our Bozeman Real Estate market and this year is no exception! As the weather gets warmer, more and more homes are coming on the market and buyers are becoming more interested in home shopping!

Studies from Realtor.com have recently shown that the month of April is the best time of the entire year to list your home for sale! Using average days on market and sale vs. listing prices, they were able to determine when the average home sells most quickly for the highest price.

In fact, their findings concluded

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