January 2021

New Year, New Goals

Tim Ford

Happy New Year! We all know that 2020 was a crazy year in so many ways. As we move into the New Year, this is a great time to reflect on wins and losses and make a plan to have a great 2021. Many people make resolutions this time of year, and what…

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December 2020

Residential Sales North of $1 Million

Tim Ford

When the Covid-19 pandemic first took its grip on our world and on Bozeman, a lot of people wondered what effect it would have on the real estate market. Many predicted that we would see a significant downturn. However, as the numbers now show, the…

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November 2020

The Multiple Counter Offers

Tim Ford

Last month, I wrote about how buyers can try to be competitive in multiple offer scenarios. As we continue to see new listings generating multiple offers, we’re also seeing an increase in the use of the multiple counter offer form. This form or…

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October 2020

Competing Against Multiple Offers

Tim Ford

As Bozeman’s Real Estate market continues its strength moving into fall, we’re seeing more and more multiple offer situations. If there’s only one house but 10 buyers, 9 aren’t going to get the house. Many buyers focus solely…

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September 2020

Belgrade Real Estate Market Report

Tim Ford

While this column generally focuses on Bozeman’s real estate market, the community of Belgrade is also an integral part of the Gallatin Valley. This month, we’ll look at how the Real Estate Market has fared there.From the first of the…

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August 2020

Bozeman Real Estate Market Report

Tim Ford

The first 6 months of 2020 are behind us, and what a crazy 6 months it has been. Sitting at the halfway point, I thought it appropriate to look back and see how the local real estate market has fared over these tumultuous months.  A shortage of…

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July 2020

Bozeman Real Estate Market Report

Tim Ford

The Coronavirus slowed the Bozeman housing market down for a few weeks, but it has come roaring back. The market is extremely busy again, and we’re back to seeing many properties receiving multiple offers. In these situations, buyers who…

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June 2020

How Accurate is the Zillow Zestimate?

Tim Ford

For the past few years, I’ve been analyzing the accuracy of the Zillow Zestimate in the Bozeman market. If you haven’t heard of Zillow, it’s one of the many websites that utilize an MLS feed with homes for sale. It also offers a…

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April 2020

Earth Day Around The House

Tim Ford

Since April is the month of Earth Day, it’s also a great time of year to start planning some home improvement projects for the spring and summer. What better way to celebrate Earth Day than by trying to make your home more energy…

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