Wants vs Needs When Buying a Home – Learning the Difference
One of the first questions that a real estate agent will ask new buyers is, “What do you want in your new home”? It might seem like an easy question to answer but identifying your “wants’ from your “needs” is an important aspect of home seeking.
A need is something that is truly essential to how you and your family live. For instance, if you have a family of four, you truly can’t live in a studio-s... read more
How to Find Your Dream Home When Inventory Is Low?You’ve heard the rumors; it’s a “Seller’s Market.” Well if you are actively searching for a new home, you know that it’s true. The low inventory of homes for sale has made things difficult for buyers. There just aren’t many homes for sale out there and when a nice listing does come to market, it’s met with multiple offers…..often with offer prices over asking.
If you’re a buyer in this market, you m... read more
Most Popular Flooring Trends in 2018Flooring is one of the best ways to give your home an update. Today there are more innovative and durable options for floors than ever before. 2018 design trends are seeing a wide variety of new materials and styles which can interest and warmth while providing a much longer lifecycle than ever before. Here are a few of the most popular flooring products:• Fumed Wood Flooring: Unlike stained wood, a fuming treatment allows the grain to color through an ammonia treatment. Thi... read more
5 Tips for First Time Real Estate Investors It’s never too late to begin investing in real estate…..it’s never too early either. Real estate offers a solid investment opportunity which can provide not only an income stream but long term value appreciation as well. Regardl... read more
Anyone who is in Gallatin County right now is facing the issue of being able to afford a home. It doesn't matter is your renting or thinking of buying, you are aware that we have a shortage of affordable homes. As a Realtor affordable housing is on my mind every day. I want the people in my community to live where they work. So, for today’s post I’ve come up with a list of homes located in Bozeman, Belgrade, and Manhattan that meet my qualifications of being affordable. M... read more