It’s official – this is a busy industry, and if one is proficient at it, it’s even busier today.  The Bozeman real estate market has turned for the better this past year and professional Realtors are searching for inventory to meet demand.

When decided to jump back into the residential and developer real estate sales business in Bozeman, I thought I would activate my license, hit the office a few days each week, and ease back in – well, think again PollyAnna.

Last Tuesday I had a schedule that included:

  • Office meeting
  • New listings tour
  • Meet potential Seller and hear about his goals
  • Show potential Buyer 5-6 homes, based on her goals
  • Buyer home inspection
  • Meet potential Buyer at a listing

It is all well and good, and yes…

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It can be difficult to discuss this with people sometimes, and I consider myself a person with a relatively good degree of confront willing to talk about most subjects in a candid manner.  However, in the current market condition of real estate, especially with homes for sale in Bozeman and the surrounding area, talking about when to buy or sell a home can be tricky. 

If I go to the end of the report here and give you the answer, you may have to put your thinking cap on and put some pencils to paper.  The answer about when to buy or sell a home always lies in the goals of the potential home Buyer or Seller.  Why would you, need to, or have to move?

Today’s real estate market is far different than the environement/market of my parents and…

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It has been fabulous these past few months re-opening a real estate business here in Bozeman, and getting everything set up and gaining momentum once again.  And just so I don’t fool myself, it is still very much a work in progress.

We have been serving multiple clients at any given time these past few weeks and while that is a blessing, it also reminds me of the crazy-busy days many years ago.

One of the big and similar things I see is the discomfort of clients at certain points throughout “the process”, and then the transformation to comfortable as transactions move along and close.

It is uncomfortable to put yourself out on a limb (especially financially) and take a relatively large loan out and obligate yourself to pay it back.  It is…

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