#1. PRICINGThere is a lot of consideration that goes in to setting a home’s listing price. Many FSBO’s set the listing price high with the idea that if the home doesn’t sell they can simply knock the price down as they go, but real estate agents know that a “ballpark” listing price comes at a cost. The longer a home sits on the market, the less appeal it has. Potential buyers will start to wonder what’s wrong with the home and will bring low ball offers, if they offer at all. Sin... read more
I've been working with Montana home sellers for a long time, so you can only imagine that I have seen my fair share of seamless selling transactions as well as never-ending selling nightmares. Here is a list of the top five mistakes that sellers make when selling their home. 1. PRICING YOUR HOME TO HIGH
Overpricing your home will help; but it won’t be helping you! Other sellers in your area will benefit from your high list price because their home will seem like a bargain. If your home is priced significantl... 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.
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#1) EVER INCREASING DEMANDDemand is at an all-time high in Bozeman. If you’ve been thinking of selling your home, there is no better time than now! The number of new residents moving to the area has made Gallatin County one of the fastest growing counties in the nation. Demand for housing in Bozeman priced under $400,000 is extremely high. Through November 2017, 459 single family homes were sold in the price range of $200,000 -$400,000, while the second highest was 295 single family homes in the $401,000 to $... read more