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The ROI on 5 Popular Home Renovation Projects

Posted by Carrie Seyfert on December 05, 2018 in  projects  Renovations
Any time you are considering remodeling a portion of your home, it is important to consider the Return on Investment (ROI). If you plan on staying in the home forever, your main concern may be what you like the most or what can produce more comfort for you, however if you have any plans to sell, this is a great thing to consider. Here are 5 popular projects and their ROI. This data is from Remodeling Magazine’s "2018 Cost vs.Value Report". Window Replacement This is one of the cheaper projects you can do... read more
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Christmas Trees 101

Your Guide to Getting it Right
Posted by Krissy Stewart on December 05, 2018 in No Category
Nothing says festive like a full, deep green, illuminated Christmas tree. But where are the best places to find them? What type of tree works best? And how do you properly care for it?  Read on for answers to all these queries and more!Where to Find Your TreeIf you are looking to purchase your pre-cut Christmas tree, it is almost impossible to drive through town without seeing a retail location.  Check out local home improvement stores, hardware stores, big box locations, and grocery stores for parking lo... read more
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10 Bozeman Homes Under $300K

Posted by Krissy Stewart on December 03, 2018 in No Category
With the median sales price still on the rise, finding an affordable option in Bozeman may seem like a dream.  However, if you know where to look, you can still find a reasonably-priced property in the area.  Check out our list of 10 properties priced under $300,000 in the Bozeman area*.107 S. 20th Avenue, Bozeman, MT 59715 - $299,900Located in the heart of Bozeman, this three bedroom single-family home has its own private well, new laundry appliances, and a recently updated interior.  Also features ... read more
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Here in Bozeman, we know that snow and ice can do some nasty things to our house and cars.  Ice dams are a major issue that needs to be nipped in the bud right when they begin. You may think those large icicles look beautiful hanging from your roof, but this is a sign of a larger issue. Ice dams are a wall of ice on your roof that prevents the snow from properly draining off. If the snow remains there, it can seep into your shingles and interior walls causing costly damage. Here are some tips for preventing ic... read more
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The Perks of Selling in the WInter

Posted by Danielle Hage on November 29, 2018 in No Category
Are you thinking of selling but have the mindset that waiting until spring will bring you more buyers?  You may be surprised to find that you have advantages when you list in the winter.  According to the National Association of Realtors, winter home sales have increased 4.5% for the last three years.  This means that even though there is less inventory on the market, buyers are still buying, and you have LESS COMPETITIONIn the spring, sellers flood the market.  Your house has a bigger buyi... read more
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