Jeff Renevier Blog

Have you heard about Block M in Bozeman?? With all the new urban-living homes popping up around town (I am thinking of 5 West, the Talbach House Condominiums, the Wilson Residences, Village Downtown, Nebo Lofts, and Jacobs Crossing), Block M may be getting a bit forgotten, but thankfully it is still there and there is even a home on the market!  Located in the heart of historic downtown it celebrates urban living right here in Big Sky country.  Block M is between East Beall and East Lamme off of North ... read more

When Is The Right Time To Refinance Your Home?

Posted by Rebekah Holten on January 23, 2018 in  Buyers  Investment  Real Estate News
Refinancing your home can be done for multiple reasons. Whether you’re looking to save money, replacing an adjustable-rate with a fixed-rate, or eliminate FHA mortgage insurance, refinancing can be a good choice. Knowing when the time is right to consider refinancing is most important. There are two major types of refinancing. Cash-out refinancing allows you to take out a new mortgage for more than what you owe. The difference is taken in cash and you can utilize it to pay of an existing debt. Rate-and-term ... 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
An all-cash offer is an offer that does not require financing from the seller and doesn’t contain any contingency for financing from another source.  Generally speaking, for a seller a cash offer is much stronger because they can verify right away if the buyer has the funds to purchase the home rather than waiting for it to get approved by the bank.  Even if the buyer is fully qualified to buy a home at the beginning, there are hundreds of things that can come up during the loan process (like condit... read more