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October 2017

Bozeman Real Estate Market Report

by Tim Ford

As we move into fall, it seems everyone is welcoming the fall precipitation that will hopefully help put an end to our hot, smoky, and dry fire season. A huge thank you goes out to the brave men and women that have been battling the wildfires…

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September 2017

Bozeman Real Estate Market Report

by Tim Ford

While this column generally focuses on the Bozeman Real Estate market, Belgrade is also an important market to watch, so I thought it would be helpful to take a look back and see how the market there has fared lately.From the first of the…

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August 2017

Bozeman Real Estate Market Report

by Tim Ford

As I write this, it is hot out! 95 degrees in the sun. And the Real Estate market is remaining just as hot. We’re now over half way through the year, and I thought it prudent to take a look back at the first 6 months of 2017 and see how…

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July 2017

Bozeman Real Estate Market Report

by Tim Ford

By now almost everyone has heard, Bozeman’s Real Estate market is continuing its strength. The shortage of inventory has left many buyers frustrated and often in multiple offer situations. In a multiple offer situation, cash is usually…

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June 2017

The Zillow Estimate

by Tim Ford

Zillow is a Real Estate website with a variety of tools and information. Buyers use the website to shop homes for sale. Zillow also offers a “Zestimate” which is their computerized model that generates a home value for individual…

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May 2017

May Bozeman Real Estate Report

by Tim Ford

As ski season has given way to biking, hiking, and fishing season, the strong Real Estate season is also upon us. While this article generally focuses on sales of single family homes; condos & townhouses make up a large part of our market…

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April 2017

Energy Efficiency at Home

by Tim Ford

April is the month we celebrate Earth Day, and with spring weather approaching, it’s a great time to try to improve a home’s energy efficiency. This not only helps to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, it also helps to reduce…

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March 2017

Understanding CAP Rates

by Tim Ford

The Bozeman Real Estate market has started off 2017 at a blistering pace. 76 single family homes sold in the first month. This is up over 28% from last January and almost double the number of sales in January of 2015.The rental market remains…

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February 2017

Real Estate Year End Report

by Tim Ford

The Real Estate market in Bozeman continued its hot streak through 2016. The good news for those thinking that prices are rising too quickly is that increases weren’t as dramatic as those seen in 2015.Last year, 2015, was the first year…

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