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ImageTaunya Fagan is with PureWest Properties, Christie’s International, Bozeman Real Estate, 1612 W. Main Street, Bozeman, MT 59715, and serves Montana real estate buyers and sellers with knowledge, expertise, and extensive experience finding distinctive properties.

A top Bozeman Montana Real Estate agent with Christie’s International Real Estate, Taunya Fagan is one of Southwest Montana’s premier agents, offering residential homes, luxury homes, land, ranches, log cabins. Free TV Ads.  Strong Internet Presence. Real Estate Maps and Photos.

Call or Text 406.579.9683. 1612 W. Main St., Bozeman, Montana 59715

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Berkshire’s HomeServices and Brookfield’s Prudential Real Estate Announcing New Residential Real Estate Franchise Brand—Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices®

The Prudential Real Estate name, controlled for a little more time by a Canadian firm, will be retired soon and absorbed into the up and coming HomeServices® brand, formed by both Berkshire Hathaway and Brookfield Asset Management Company.

Warren Buffett’s highly respected holding company and Brookfield Asset Management, the Canadian owners of the soon-to-be retired Prudential Real Estate brand, will team up in 2013 to share ownership and launch a new real estate brokerage brand, Berkshire Hathaway Home Services.

Dynamic, Proactive, Tireless…   Prudential Bozeman Real Estate and Much More…

Taunya Fagan, A Trusted Name in Bozeman Montana Real Estate, giving you the advantage…®

406.579.9683   –   taunya at taunyafagan.com

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 In 2012, the Bozeman MT housing market, encouraged by very low mortgage rates, should improve.

Housing Predictor has predicted Bozeman MT home prices may decline by about 4.2%.

Chart below indicates the Bozeman real MT estate market’s residential home sales history from January 1, 2011 to December 31, 2011 for all areas of Bozeman’s residential housing market (1SM, 1NE, 1NW, 1SK, 2B, 2FC, 2G, 2N, 2NW, 2T, 2SE, and 2SW).

Note the currently active number of Bozeman homes for sale.

Beds Current Active Average List Price Average Days On Market

All

499

$590,494

228

All

499

$590,494

228

0-1

11

$194,272

114

2

81

$316,720

249

3

221

$462,497

204

4

134

$733,130

234

5+

52

$1,277,194

305

Dynamic, Proactive, Tireless…      Prudential’s Top Bozeman MT Real Estate Agent 2009, 2010, 2011

Taunya Fagan – A Trusted Name in Bozeman Real Estate, giving you the advantage…®

406.579.9683   –   taunya at taunyafagan.com  –  Prudential’s Top Montana Realtor 2010

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According to Fiserv (FISV), a financial analytics company, United States’ home values are projected to decline a further 3.6 percent by June 2012, which, if true, would drive USA home prices to a new low: 35% below the early 2006 peak, resulting in a triple price dip, which has not been the case in the Bozeman Montana real estate market.

On the National front, several factors appear to be against a US housing market recovery in 2012, which include both continued home foreclosures and high unemployment, according to David Stiff, Chief Economist at Fiserv.

Montana Total Payroll Employment Growth www2.fdic.gov

On the Montana front, the Bozeman home sales market appears to be ready to defy this national trend with far fewer mortgage defaults and higher employment figures (see MT Employment Growth Table above) than most of the United States.

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The Best United States’ Cities to Raise Outdoor Children includes Bozeman, Montana, which is  rated in the top 20 Best Places to Raise an Outdoor Kid.

Bozeman, Montana was ranked 18th and received an overall score of 54 points.

Population of Bozeman, Montana is approximately 27,500.

The median Bozeman home price is approximately $253,000.

  1. Fifteen points for  Mountaineering Associations and Outdoor Science School that teaches youth outdoor classes.
  2. Eighteen points for being a College town and Bozeman’s nascent high-tech industry. Also, 15 percent of Bozeman, MT people commute to work by walking or bicycling.
  3. Twenty-one points because many homes are within a 15-minute walk of some type of  trail system. Also, it’s only a 1.5-hour drive to Yellowstone National Park. Bozeman is  close to abundant wildlife and beautiful national forests like the Gallatin National Forest, the Deerlodge National Forest, and the Beaverhead National Forest.

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Ten Rules to Follow When Buying Your Montana Home – From a Montana REALTOR®

1. Stay where you are. Commit to your new house for at least two years prior to buying another home.

2. Money is important. If you will apply for a home mortgage, order a credit report and ensure your credit is adequate for what you need.

3. Have a motgage lender pre-approve you. This will save you time–you won’t waste it touring at houses that are too expensive.

4. Carefully figure the best home mortgage payment you can afford. Look at many home loan options in an effort to pinpoint a loan in your best interest.

5. Be certain about where you want to purchase your home and what you want to purchase, considering schools, work, location to recreation and amenities.

6. Consider your Montana home’s value when reselling. A good school district is a plus when reselling, even if you have no school-age children.

7. Do the neccesary homework. Predicate property offers on the trend in sales of homes similar to yours in your neighborhood.

8. Consider and then calculate every hidden cost, like insurance, home owner association fees, property taxes, home maintenance  and others. These “hidden costs” can cost extra money over time, if you fail to identify them.

9. Keep from being house poor. Never allow yourself to spend beyond the amount needed for your mortgage payments, leaving little or nothing for home maintenance, landscaping costs, etc.

10. Find professional assistance with Taunya Fagan Bozeman Montana Real Estate. As a Montana REALTOR® she will help you get the most for your hard-earned money and will look out for your best interest.

giving you the advantage…®

Taunya Fagan – Bozeman Montana Real Estate – Belgrade MT Real Estate

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2 September 2008 – Having recently gained control of Big Sky, Montana’s Yellowstone Club, Edra Blixseth has joined forces with Sam Byrne, another major owner, and hired the Discovery Land Company, based in Scottsdale, Arizona, to manage the private golf and ski club in an effort to build infrastructure and improve amenities. With the hiring of Discovery Land Company, led by Michael Meldman, the Yellowstone Club management will strive to finish Club projects postponed or delayed, including land planning and development projects, constructing 450 residential, condo, and townhome residences in the coming months.

Planned are new skiing facilities on Eglise Mountain, a Family Village adjacent to the Warren Miller Lodge, constructing the planned golf clubhouse,building a luxury spa, finishing the ice rink planned above the parking structure adjacent to the Warren Miller Lodge, putting in a baseball field, and improving kid programs such as fly-fishing, camping,  wakeboarding, and others.

according to Edra Blixseth:

“Today marks a historic milestone for Yellowstone Club as we embark on the next phase of Club enhancements and infrastructure development that will fulfill The Yellowstone Club’s original vision and provide our members, their families and guest with and unmatched Montana outdoor lifestyle.

“I am delighted to be working with Michael Meldman and Discovery, which I know shares our vision and has the experience and creativity to enhance the mountain living and recreation lifestyle and amenities for our members and their families. This venture will help secure our position as the world’s most exclusive skiing, golf and outdoor recreation community.”

Sam Byrne, of Cross Harbor Capital Partners, stated:

“We are extremely pleased to have a partner like Discovery Land Company bring its world-renown[d] expertise in developing premier living and lifestyle communities. This is great news for current and future club members and their families and we look forward to a long and mutually beneficial partnership with Michael and his management team.”

The Yellowstone Club, Big Sky, Montana, is a private ski and golf community of luxury homes, luxury condos, and luxury townhouses, and offers members skiing, cross-country skiing, golfing, hiking, horse-back riding, and other recreational activities, including Bozeman events

giving you the advantage…®

Search For Your Big Sky Real Estate

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