Jeff Renevier Blog

When buying your first home it's easy to get caught up in the excitement of it all.  This can lead to making mistakes or overlooking certain things.  I've broken down the five most common mistakes made by first time home buyers so you can avoid them during your home shopping process.  1.  SPENDING TOO MUCH/NOT KNOWING WHAT YOU CAN AFFORDOften what the bank or mortgage company approve you for is not what you can actually afford.  It's important to realize this difference and only pay what yo... read more
2017 was another great year for real estate (especially in Bozeman).  In spite of low inventory, we saw an increase in residential units for the entire Big Sky Country MLS up 9% and total volume sold up 13.6%.  The low-interest rates continue to give buyers a stronger buying power, offsetting some of the increased sales prices of homes in the area.  Experts expect some of these trends to continue into 2018 with moderate and steady gains in the market, both nationally and locally. Here's a look ... read more
When we begin the process of searching for real estate, nowadays, we go directly to the internet. Back in the day, you may have been more used to the the booklet you’d find at a local market that had homes for you to browse through. With the advancements in the internet and technology, there are applications for your phone that allow you to browse through homes with specific filters and requirements set so you are searching only the homes that fit your specifications. Your resources, as a consumer, are get... read more
CLICK HERE TO SEARCH ALL BOZEMAN HOMES FOR SALE BY AREA When you begin the process of buying your first home it's hard to know where to start! In a place like Bozeman where each part of town has its own unique personality, narrowing down the area you want to live in is a great place to begin in your home buying process. Deciding what is important to you is the first step in choosing what Bozeman neighborhoods would be best to live in. We are lucky to live in a place where the average commute time is only 14 minut... read more