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What do you have lined up to occupy your kids this summer? Don't panic - you have plenty of time to line out summer camp options. Registration for summer camps may already be open or will be opening up. **PIR day camp options have also been indicated below!

**(This list will continually be updated with more options so do check back. If you'd like a print out of this list, simply email me Marisa Owen - Realtor at: Marisa@BuyBozemanHomes.com.)
If I have missed any summer camps from this list, please email me at Marisa@BuyBozemanHomes.com to add to this list. I hope this will be a useful tool for all of the parents out there!

LIST OF 2020 BOZEMAN SUMMER CAMPS: 

Bozeman Sports Camp
Website link
Registration opened on January 6th, 2020
- Sessions run

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I was fortunate to have the opportunity to list this turn key and lovingly cared home in the Woodland Park Subdivision. 

Beautiful 4 bed, 2.5 bath, 2,500+ SF home located in the Woodland Park subdivision. One of my favorite features about this home was the easy main level living (2,124 SF) that included all the guest bedrooms, 1.5 baths. Additionally the layout yielded a master suite in a separate wing for added privacy. Many homeowners are looking for extra bonus room space which this home had upstairs that could convert to a 5th bedroom (has a door & closet). 

It was a fast listing timeframe and packed weekend helping the sellers prep their home, declutter, work through strategies and tips and tricks for best presentation of their home while

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For the soon to be moms and dads out there (or already parents), what do you need to know about childcare centers/daycares in Bozeman? 

*** If you are relocating to Bozeman, definitely read through this blog article to ensure your family's transition is as seamless as possible.

FAQ's: 

How do you find out if a daycare is licensed? 
You'll want to visit this website: https://dphhs.mt.gov/qad/licensure/childcarelicensing/providersearch
**This website will give you up to date information and run down of past inspections and reports on the daycares. 

How do you locate childcare centers? 
Google 
Yelp 
Facebook - Try the Group, "Ask Bozeman"
Facebook - Try "Bozeman Parents" (private group)
Childcare Connections
My Village
Word of mouth**

Are there

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With only 1 day on the market, I sold 310 N 5th Street, Manhattan, Montana. This property was a complete tear down and rebuilt from the ground up in 2017. The property had been left vacant for a number of years uninhabited. Located in close proximity to the Manhattan School, I knew this property would be desirable because of the location but also how turn-key this property is for a new homebuyer. But the market is not always predictable ... 

.... with the holidays (listed the week of Thanksgiving), I knew that there would be less buyers available to even look homes. I wanted to ensure this property had as much traction as possible knowing what the worse case scenario could look like...

At 2,100+ sq ft, this property has a complete main level

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Just Listed ~ 83 E Granite Peak Drive is a must see home recently built in 2015 located in the Woodland Park subdivision on the West side of town. This home has all bedrooms on the main level including the master suite in a separate wing for added privacy! See the property details below for more information about this property. 

List Price: $475,000   |   MLS # 341254
Listing Agent: Marisa Owen 

• Total 2,531 Sq Ft, Built in 2015
• Easy main level living (2,124 Sq Ft)
• All 3 guest bedrooms and the master suite in separate wings for added privacy
• Master suite includes a tile shower, soaker tub, dual vanities, and walk-in closet
• Open concept floor plan, vaulted ceiling, SS appliances, kitchen pantry, Quartz counters in kitchen & master bath,

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As a homeowner, what home projects are worth your time, money, and energy to improve property value in the long term? 

We often see the end result of a homeowner spending substantial savings in areas of a home that did NOT improve their home's value for what they hoped it would yield. Check out our Do's and Don'ts list below! 

DO's

  • Repainting
    Choose neutrals, grays, shades of whites, blues. (See below for colors to stay away from.)

  • Door Color 
    Black doors have proven to increase offer/sold prices of homes.



  • Hire a Contractor
    Hire a professional contractor or handyman that you know first hand will do excellent work. Be mindful of doing your own projects especially if it involves plumbing, electrical, etc. Be up front and ask how long the
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310 N 5TH STREET, MANHATTAN ~ Recently built in 2017 with modern finishes throughout

Listing Agent: Marisa Owen
LIST PRICE: $375,000
MLS # 341009
3 bed, 2 bath, 2,100+ sf with a detached 2 car garage on a 7,000 SF lot!

  • LOCATION!!! Property is less than a half block from the Manhattan School! 
  • All bedrooms are on the main level and vaulted ceilings nearly in all rooms
  • 2nd story loft space perfect for an office, media room, playroom, guest room, etc. Loft includes a closet and covered balcony. 
  • Huge main level master suite, dual vanities, shower, tile surround tub, walk-in closet
  • Laminate floors, Concrete countertops throughout, soft close cabinetry, vaulted ceilings
  • S/S appliances
  • 2 car detached garage / alley loading 
  • Sod,
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 What you don't know about Bozeman ...

Our city is small in nature but what makes our microeconomy tick and how is it fueled? There is no doubt Bozeman specifically is growing like crazy year after year. How does the growth affect our day to day, the real estate market, and the overall trajectory of where we are headed? 

I wanted to share these pretty in depth economic reports that have been recently published by Prospera Business Network and The City of Bozeman. Both of these reports cover topics from demographics, real estate, job market, healthcare, education, agriculture, transportation, and so much more. I hope you take time to go through the wealth of information not only about our city but also on our county and state. 

Click the two

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I want to touch on investing in Bozeman. Real Estate inventory for 2019 has continued to be lower than expected and prices have increased as you are probably well aware of. However, this results in more renters staying put where they are as buying their first home could be unachievable or more difficult.  While this is an unfortunate outcome of higher priced homes, let's dive into the how's and why's investing in Bozeman. I've created some questions to structure the conversation. 

5 REASONS WHY INVEST IN BOZEMAN:

1. Investing in the market is like investing in the stock market but can have greater returns in the long haul. 
2. If your cash is sitting in a checking account, it's collecting an insanely low interest rate per year. 
3. There are more

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3429 Parkway Avenue, Bozeman

PRICE REDUCED! New Price: $599,500
MLS # 335458 

Take a look at this incredible Southside Bozeman home for sale located in the Meadow Creek Subdivision! 

Prime Southside neighborhood near MSU! Located on a large lot backing to designated wetlands and direct access to the South 19th walking trail. Start every morning with a peaceful trail walk and finish every evening soaking in the sunset from the covered back porch. 

Once you walk through the front door, you are instantly comforted by the warm earth tones, the impeccable REAL hardwood flooring and Montana inspired finishes. The living room features a natural gas fireplace and two stories of windows allowing natural daylight to pour in and warm your soul. With an open

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