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The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) today announced the maximum conforming loan limits for mortgages to be acquired by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac in 2018. In most of the U.S., the 2018 maximum conforming loan limit for one-unit properties will be $453,100, an increase from $424,100 in 2017.
FHA has updated its list of the maximum mortgage limits for FHA-insured forward mortgages, effective for case numbers assigned on or after January 1, 2018, through December 31, 2018. FHA loan limits will increase in 3,011 counties and stay the same in 233 counties.
VA Loans will also have new limits; however, for pricing…
Enjoy our winter issue of our Global Guide to latest trends in home fashion, exotic vacation spots and a peak into the lifestyles of the luxurious lives of the personalities. Engel & Völkers is an international company specializing in real estate, aviation and yachting. If you are interested in luxury real estate in Montana, visit our page dedicated to these unique properties, Bozeman Luxury Homes
You're Invited: Concierge Auctions invites you to the preview of this magnificent Bridger Canyon custom home and stables to Realtors and the public. Enjoy lunch while learning the history and amenities of the home, stables and property, Bridger Canyon, and the the resident Elk herd.
This equestrian estate is nestled in Bridger Canyon amongst the evergreens and wildlife, custom designed and built with over 200 ton of hand-laid rock from a private quarry and accented by Fir and Cedar beams and floors. A…
Building new construction homes has been a booming business for Bozeman real estate lately and new homes in Bozeman are selling before being completed. Why are so many people looking for new construction homes versus existing homes? Will it continue? What is so great about a new home? Do I want or need a new home in Bozeman or the area?
Many current home Buyers are looking for a new construction home. The floor plans are open, everything is fresh and the Buyer is the first to live in the home. There is not a to-do list of repairs, other than personalizing the home, it's all done....and it suits a family's needs better. Many new homes come with a warranty from the Builder as well.
Many new homes today have the master suite on the main floor, an extra
You’ve worked hard all day and decide to stop at your local grocer to pick up a gallon of milk on your way home. As you rush in, knowing exactly where the milk is located,exactly what brand/type you need, you’re slapped in the face with empty shelves where your milk normally lives. What happened? They ran out? Someone stole ALL the milk? How could this be? Yep, they ran out. No milk for you.
This has happened to you…maybe not with milk but you know this feeling. This is the feeling home buyers in Bozeman are having right now. They’re ready, they’re willing and they’ve worked really hard at making sure they’re financially able to buy but when they start their search, they’re confronted with the fact that the shelves are empty or someone has walked…
We at Engel & Völkers Montana are excited and happy to announce the addition of Jenny Burrows as the firm's Executive Administrator. When it comes to homes for sale in Bozeman and brokering real estate in Montana, Jenny comes to us as the top talent in her area of expertise – shop administration, transactions coordination and platforms, and Advisor and Broker support via her technology skills. She also is just a fantastic person and mother and has a true grasp and good application of Advisor and Broker support.
Jenny’s skill set includes her designation as an “e-Pro” and in today’s world and industry of brokering real estate, technology and marketing skills are a must. In her first few weeks at the new Engel & Völkers shop in Bozeman she has enhanced…
Montana 406 is excited to announce our new partnership!
International real estate firm grows Rocky Mountain presence with its first
Montana real estate shop in Bozeman
Engel & Völkers North America, the international, premium real estate firm, announced the opening of its newest shop in Bozeman, Montana. The expansion comes as a result of a partnership with Montana 406, the region’s leading high-end brokerage. Owners Bret and PollyAnna Snyder will continue to lead the newly named Engel & Völkers Bozeman, providing its signature boutique service with enhanced global reach, in the Bozeman/Gallatin Valley, Livingston/Paradise Valley , and Big Sky markets.
“The interest in Bozeman’s real estate market,…
We may have seen a late fall and warm October, but the Bozeman area has already had its first dusting of snow. This gets one thinking about all the things they need to do around the house to get ready before the cold weather settles in. Even if we get another dose of warmer weather before Bridger Bowl opens, you'll benefit from preparing for the winter weather that is right around the corner.
All the leaves and grime that you neglected while you were out fishing the Gallatin, hiking the Tobacco Roots, or riding your bicycle this summer have built up in your gutters. If left full of debris, clogged gutters and drains can form ice dams that prevent your drainage systems from working properly. This can lead to water…
We see lots of kitchen trends, and unless you're going for "Montana rustic", it’s easy to get swept along with what’s in vogue, only to get bummed out by your faddish design choices a few years later. Thank you — Pinterest.
But chances are you’re only going to remodel your current kitchen once. After all, a complete kitchen renovation has a national median cost of $60,000, according to the “2015 Remodeling Impact Report” from the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®. With that much on the line, you want to make all the right moves. If you do, you could recover about 67% of your investment if you decide to sell.
So we’re here to future-proof you from angst by naming the seven definitive kitchen features that will retain their beauty, marketability, and…