Bozeman Area Happenings

Home Prices Still Growing - Just at a More Normal Pace

By KCM Team
Posted by Alysa King on November 22, 2023 in  uncategorized
If you’re feeling a bit muddy on what’s happening with home prices, that’s no surprise. Some people are still saying prices are falling, even though data proves otherwise. Part of that misconceptionis because people are getting their information from unreliable sources. But it’s also coming from some media coverage misrepresenting what the data really shows. So, to keep things simple, here’s what you really need to know using real data you can trust. Normal Home Price Season... read more

The Latest 2024 Housing Market Forecast

By KCM Team
Posted by Alysa King on November 17, 2023 in  uncategorized
The new year is right around the corner, and you might be wondering if 2024 will be the right time to buy or sell a home. If you want to make the most informed decision possible, it’s important to know what the experts have to say about what's ahead for the housing market. Spoiler alert: the projections may be better than you think. Here’s why. Experts Forecast Ongoing Home Price Appreciation Take a look at the latest home price forecasts from Fannie Mae, the Mortgage Bankers A... read more

Saving for a Down Payment? Here’s What You Need To Know.

Posted by Inactive Carrie Di Pilato on June 21, 2023 in  uncategorized
If you’re planning to buy your first home, then you’re probably focused on saving for all the costs involved in such a big purchase. One of the expenses that may be at the top of your mind is your down payment. If you’re intimidated by how much you need to save for that, it may be because you believe you must put 20% down. That doesn’t necessarily have to be the case. As the National Association of Realtors (NAR) notes: “One of the biggest misconceptions among hous... read more

What’s the Difference Between a Home Inspection and an Appraisal?

By KCM Team
Posted by Inactive Shanna Shepherd on April 20, 2023 in  uncategorized
If you’re planning to buy a home, an inspection is an important step in the process. It assesses the condition of the home before you finalize the transaction. It’s also a different step in the process from an appraisal, which is a professional evaluation of the market value of the home you’d like to buy. In most cases, an appraisal is ordered by the lender to confirm or verify the value of the home prior to lending a buyer money for the purchase. Here’s the breakdown of each ... read more

Want To Sell Your House This Spring? Price It Right.

By KCM Team
Posted by Inactive Shanna Shepherd on April 13, 2023 in  uncategorized
Over the last year, the housing market’s gone through significant change. While it’s still a sellers’ market, homes that are priced right are selling, and they get the most attention from buyers right now. If you’re thinking of selling your house this spring, it’s important to lean on your expert real estate advisor when it comes to setting a list price. As explains: “Move-in-ready homes with curb appeal and in desirable areas—and that are p... read more



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