BOZEMAN, MT [MARCH 28, 2018] – REALTOR® Magazine announced its “30 Under 30” class of 2018 earlier this week, and Mikaela Durham of ERA Landmark Real Estate is among the honorees. Durham, 28, serves as chair of the Gallatin Association of REALTORS® Young Professionals Network.

“Mikaela Durham is an up-and-coming leader in our profession as well as our association, and she is more than deserving of this honor,” said Michelle Haverstick, 2018 President of the Gallatin Association of REALTORS®. “We are proud to see one of our own young professionals recognized by their peers from throughout the nation.”

“I was excited and humbled to receive this unexpected news,” said Durham. “It is a true honor to be recognized with such high-caliber young professionals from across the country. I am especially proud to be the first REALTOR® Magazine’s “30 Under 30” honoree from Montana. This state and the people that live here are a big part of why I love what I do.”

More than 300 young real estate professionals applied to become part of the 2018 class of 30 Under 30. According to the National Association of REALTORS® website, “this group illustrates the most stellar traits in customer service, community involvement, and business acumen; their positive energy is contagious and motivating. From San Francisco to Washington, D.C., these salespeople, team members, team leaders, and broker-owners are ushering in a new era for the real estate industry, unapologetically standing up for their professional passions. This year’s honorees show that authenticity is the new standard for exceptional service.”

The Gallatin Association of REALTORS® (GAR) and the Big Sky Country MLS are the local association level of the largest trade association in the nation, presently serving its members, which are comprised of REALTORS®, Appraisers and Affiliate Members. Chartered in 1959 by the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR), GAR represents the interests of its members in southwestern Montana. For more information, visit http://www.GallatinRealtors.com.

BOZEMAN, MT – The Gallatin Association of REALTORS® (GAR) recently released its residential real estate market statistics for February 2018, revealing increases in sales, pending sales and average sales prices for single-family homes.

Single-family sales jumped 50.8 percent in February 2018 compared to last year, going from 65 to 98. Condo/townhouse sales decreased 27.1 percent, falling from 48 to 35, while the average sale price in the condo/townhouse market increased 1.5 percent.

“We continue to see a healthy, competitive real estate market,” said Steve Candler, CEO of the Gallatin Association of REALTORS®. “The number of new listings is down, while the number of pending sales and closed sales in the single-family market are up. We expect the market to show continued strength as we move into Spring and Summer.”

Single Family Homes – Gallatin County – February 2018

The number of new single-family listings in February 2018 decreased slightly from 133 to 132 compared to February 2017, a 0.8 percent drop. The number of pending sales jumped 42.3 percent, from 97 to 138. Similarly, the number of units sold increased 50.8 percent, from 65 last February to 96 this year. The average number of days on market dropped 32.4 percent, from 102 to 69, while the month’s supply of inventory decreased 18.8 percent, 3.2. to 2.6.

Condo/Townhouse Market – Gallatin County – February 2018

The number of new listings in the Gallatin County condo/townhouse market decreased 20 percent in February 2018 compared to the same period last year, going from 65 to 52. Pending sales rose 14.3 percent, from 56 to 64, while the number of closed sales decreased 27.1 percent, from 48 to 35. The average sale price increased 1.5 percent, from $336,712 in February 2017 to $341,684 last month. The month’s supply of inventory increased slightly, from 2.7. to 2.9.

The Gallatin Association of REALTORS® (GAR) and the Big Sky Country MLS are the local association level of the largest trade association in the nation, presently serving its members, which are comprised of REALTORS®, Appraisers and Affiliate Members. Chartered in 1959 by the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR), GAR represents the interests of its members in southwestern Montana. For more information, visit http://www.GallatinRealtors.com.

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BOZEMAN, MT – The Gallatin Association of REALTORS® has released its residential real estate statistics for January 2018.

 
“The Gallatin area residential real estate market remains strong through the winter months,” said Steve Candler, CEO of the Gallatin Association of REALTORS®. “The inventory of single-family homes for sale is down slightly from last year, while the average number of days on market is down sharply in both the single-family and condo/townhouse markets. These numbers point to a competitive sellers’ market through early 2018.”
 
Single Family Homes
The number of new single-family listings rose from 108 in January 2017 to 120 last month, an 11.1 percent increase, while the number of closed sales dropped from 95 to 69, a 27.4 percent decrease. The average number of days on market until sale dropped sharply from 85 to 61, a 28.2 percent decrease. The inventory of homes for sale decreased 7.2 percent, from 401 in January 2017 to 372 last month, while the average sale price decreased from $485,141 to $447,170, a 7.8 percent drop. The months’ supply of inventory dropped remained virtually static, dropping slightly from 3.0 to 2.9, a 3.3 percent decrease.
 
Condo/Townhouse Market
The number of new listings in the condo/townhouse market dropped from 66 in January 2017 to 56 last month, a 15.2 percent decrease. The number of closed sales rose from 39 to 46, a 17.9 percent jump. The average sale price fell $366,366 in January 2017 to $352,562 last month, a 3.8 percent drop. The average number of days on market until sale plummeted from 197 in January 2017 to 67 last month, a 66 percent decrease, while the months’ supply of inventory rose slightly from 2.6 to 3.2, a 23.1% increase.
 
The Gallatin Association of REALTORS® (GAR) and the Big Sky Country MLS (BSCMLS) are the local association level of the largest trade association in the nation, presently serving its members, which are comprised of REALTORS®, Appraisers and Affiliate Members. Chartered in 1959 by the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR), GAR represents the interests of its members in southwestern Montana. For more information, visit http://www.GallatinRealtors.com.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

  • Gallatin County Monthly Indicators
  • Housing Supply Overview
  • Local Market Update
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    BOZEMAN, MT – The Gallatin Association of REALTORS® has released its residential real estate statistics for December 2017 as well as the year’s fourth quarter, revealing a competitive market with higher sales prices and more sales than the previous year.

     
    “The Gallatin area residential real estate market has maintained a strong growth with higher sales prices and lower inventory as we close out 2017,” said Steve Candler, CEO of the Gallatin Association of REALTORS®. “We’re looking forward to an even stronger market in 2018, as average sales prices continue to climb, and the inventory of homes on the market continues to shrink.”
     
    Single Family Homes
     
    December
    The number of new single-family listings dropped from 91 in November 2016 to 65 last month, a 28.6 percent decrease, while the number of closed sales was nearly identical to last year, increasing slightly from 115 to 116. The average number of days on market until sale was 66, down 7 percent from 71 in November 2016. The inventory of homes for sale decreased 18 percent, from 500 in November 2016 to 410 during the same period this year, while the average sale price increased 1.3 percent compared to last year, from $475,857 to $482,109. The months’ supply of inventory dropped from 3.8 to 3.2, a 16.3 percent decrease.
     
    4th Quarter
    The number of new single-family listings increased 9.3 percent from 246 in the fourth quarter of 2016 to 269 in the final three months of 2017. Closed sales jumped 5.7 percent, from 368 to 389. The average number of days on market until sale was down 4.3 percent, dropping from 70 to 67. The inventory of homes for sale decreased 11.8 percent, going from 424 to 374, while the months supply of inventory dropped 9.4 percent, from 3.2 to 2.9. The average sales price increased 18 percent between the fourth quarter of 2016 and that of 2017, going from $444,874 to $524,995.
     
    Condo/Townhouse Market
     
    December
    The number of new listings in the condo/townhouse market saw a marked increase between December 2016 and December 2017, rising 68.6 percent, from 32 to 54. The number of closed sales also increased significantly over the year, jumping 39.3 percent from 56 to 78. The average sales price fell from $366,160 in December 2016 to $292,135 last month, a 20.2 percent drop. The average number of days on market until sale dropped sharply from 84 in December 2016 to just 55 last month, a 34.5 percent decrease, while the months’ supply of inventory increased from 3 to 3.4.
     
    4th Quarter
    In the fourth quarter of 2017, the number of new listings in the condo/townhouse market jumped 20.4 percent compared to the previous year’s numbers, going from 142 to 171. Closed sales increased 13 percent, from 123 to 139. The average sales price dropped 10.9 percent, going from $326,990 in the fourth quarter of 2016 to $292,391 in 2017. The average number of days on market until sale dropped from 84 in 2016 to 55 in 2017, a 34.5 percent decrease.
     
    The Gallatin Association of REALTORS® (GAR) and the Big Sky Country MLS (BSCMLS) are the local association level of the largest trade association in the nation, presently serving its members, which are comprised of REALTORS®, Appraisers and Affiliate Members. Chartered in 1959 by the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR), GAR represents the interests of its members in southwestern Montana. For more information, visit http://www.GallatinRealtors.com.

    ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

  • Gallatin County Monthly Indicators
  • Gallatin County 4th Quarter Indicators
  • Housing Supply Overview
  • Local Market Update
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    BOZEMAN, MT – The Gallatin Association of REALTORS® has released its residential real estate statistics for November 2017, revealing a consistent and healthy housing market.

     
    “The Gallatin area residential real estate market is demonstrating steady, consistent strength as we close out 2017,” said Steve Candler, CEO of the Gallatin Association of REALTORS®. “The average sale price for single-family homes is up compared to last year, while the inventory of homes available and the average length of time homes spend on the market prior to sale are both down. This points to a highly competitive sellers’ market as we move into 2018.”
     
    Single Family Homes
    The number of new single-family listings dropped from 91 in November 2016 to 65 last month, a 28.6 percent decrease, while the number of closed sales was nearly identical to last year, increasing slightly from 115 to 116. The average number of days on market until sale was 66, down 7 percent from 71 in November 2016. The inventory of homes for sale decreased 18 percent, from 500 in November 2016 to 410 during the same period this year, while the average sale price increased 1.3 percent compared to last year, from $475,857 to $482,109. The months’ supply of inventory dropped from 3.8 to 3.2, a 16.3 percent decrease.
     
    Condo/Townhouse Market
    The number of new listings in the condo/townhouse market last month was nearly identical to last year, increasing slightly from 53 in November of 2016 to 54 this year. The number of closed sales also increased by 1, from 66 to 67. The average sale price fell from $303,862 in November 2016 to $278,245 last month, an 8.4 percent drop. The average number of days on market until sale dropped sharply from 97 in November 2016 to just 59 last month, a 39.3 percent decrease, while the months’ supply of inventory remained at 3.2.
     
    The Gallatin Association of REALTORS® (GAR) and the Big Sky Country MLS (BSCMLS) are the local association level of the largest trade association in the nation, presently serving its members, which are comprised of REALTORS®, Appraisers and Affiliate Members. Chartered in 1959 by the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR), GAR represents the interests of its members in southwestern Montana. For more information, visit http://www.GallatinRealtors.com.

    ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

  • Gallatin County Monthly Indicators
  • Housing Supply Overview
  • Local Market Update
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