National Association Of Realtors
Legendary investor Warren Buffett, chief executive of Berkshire Hathaway, doesn’t casually associate his company’s name with any business venture that comes along.
The record-setting winter in Billings put the area’s housing market in a deep freeze for the first three months of the year. But area brokers say a sunnier April is luring buyers back into the market and should lead to a solid 2014.
Realtors and economists are quietly optimistic 2014 will be a good year for the national real estate market, finally ending the roller coaster highs and lows of the last decade.
Brian Scott Gamroth looked downtown when he grew tired of maintaining his suburban Casper home.
City and county officials can encourage their communities to become more active places by integrating trails and other recreational amenities in their transportation plans, and by encouraging housing that’s close to shopping and services.
As the summer of 2013 unfolds, the nation’s housing market continues to show signs of improvement.
Outside, a cold north wind sent fat snowflakes skittering across the sidewalk.
Buying a home is the largest purchase most of us will make in our lives. It’s an angst-ridden process that requires a learned and trusted real estate agent to help guide you through the steps. But how do you find the right one for you? Start with tried and true word-of-mouth.
6° Gourmet, named after the movie “Six Degrees of Separation,” started serving beer and wine on April 12 to augment its dining room, take-out meal and custom cooking business.
You’ve probably seen the headlines: The nation’s housing market is in the midst of a four-year hangover marked by plunging property values, foreclosures and sluggish sales.
Good riddance is the emotion expressed by Billings broker Howard Sumner about last year’s housing market.
WASHINGTON — We Americans think of ourselves as problem-solvers, but the housing collapse has so far eluded all solutions. Perhaps 10 million homes have gone into foreclosure since 2006; millions more will follow. From their peaks during the real estate bubble, home prices are down 30 percen…
CASPER, Wyo. — Two trucks provided by real estate groups will help Habitat for Humanity organizations in Wyoming haul bulky materials and ultimately build more homes.
Bill Porta, a licensed real estate agent with ReMax of Billings, has been approved by the Montana Board of Realty Regulation to be an instructor. He currently teaches the National Association of Realtors ethics class to new Realtor agents. He is developing other real estate courses and, upo…
Dan Wagner, broker/owner at Re/Max Experts, was recently re-elected to a second term as a director for the National Association of Realtors, and the three-year term will start in January. The directors meet three times a year in various cities across the U.S. Wagner can be reached at 656-999…
A recent survey by the National Association of Realtors found that in the Rocky Mountain states, “rising electrical, fuel and other energy costs” was the No. 1 factor homeowners identified that would force them to sell their home. Clearly, it’s crucial that we invest in measures that cut thi…
HELENA — The National Association of Realtors has spent nearly $2 million on behalf of a constitutional initiative that would forbid state and local governments from enacting a tax on real estate transfers and sales.
Most of the initiative issues placed on Montana ballots propose to change state statutes — to enact a new law. Constitutional Initiative 105 on the Nov. 2 ballot is different. It proposes to change the Montana Constitution, thus superceding any law that the Legislature and governor have or w…
Linda Parker was recently awarded the Omega Tau Rho medallion by the National Association of REALTORS at the state convention in Big Sky. Created in 1950, the honorary fraternity of Omega Tau Rho is awarded in recognition of exemplary dedication and service to the REALTOR organization.
Sue Tombrink with RE/MAX of Billings has recently been presented with the RE/MAX Hall of Fame Award, which honors successful agents who have earned more than $1 million in commissions during their careers with the company. Tombrink can be reached at 591-4909.