Scott Bull’s Whitefish Real Estate Newsletter April 2019

Scott Bull

 

 

As a well-rounded real estate agent with a background in new home construction and renovations, Scott can help you find the best course to take with your existing or new property. “Real Estate is my passion. I go to sleep looking for homes online and wake up thinking about different ways to improve them.” Let me help you find your perfect place. Call me today at 406.260.2268.

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THE FLATHEAD HOME SHOW – ‘looking forward to 2019’

Bee Broadcasting brings you an all new show in the real estate market in the Flathead, it’s the Flathead Home Show.

Our hosts, Leah Lindsay and Justin Meccia, discuss the real estate market in 2019.

Special guests include Brian Murphy and Nikki Marengo of RE/MAX Rocky Mountain Real Estate.

Comparing real estate costs around the Flathead Valley

Reprinted from the Flathead Beacon, March 2019, by Richard Dews

Let’s nix the bar charts and look at a map of the past 12 months of single-family residence sales across the Flathead (see graphic). Almost 1,500 units sold during this timeframe, with the lion’s share costing between $125 and $200 per square foot. The legend, at the top left of the map, shows the ranges of dollars per square foot by color of map dot. The count of homes sold (by range) appears within the brackets, per range.

The map shows the locations of the properties. Takeaways? Lots of greens near Kalispell and Columbia Falls. Whitefish spendy nearer the resorts. Somers, Kila and Marion show bargains. Broad pricing ranges in Lakeside and Bigfork. You CAN live near a lake affordably.

Read the Flathead Beacon…click here.

Richard Dews is CEO of Glacier Flathead Real Estate, a Flathead-based real estate software and services company.

Below are some beautiful properties in Northwest Montana listed by our office.

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Income properties (8 units)

126 Second Street, Cut Bank, Glacier, Montana, United States 59427

19Bedroom(s)
9Bathroom(s)
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9,135Sqft
Looking for income properties? Multiple houses currently being rented with great rental history! A total of 8 houses on 6 separate city lots. Six homes have 2 bedrooms/1 bath. One home has 3 bedrooms/2 baths and one home has 4 bedroom/1 bath. Current rental rates range between $500 and $800 per month.
$389,000

Beautiful large acreage

1 Firman Gulch Road, Superior, Mineral, Montana, United States 59872

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Beautiful large-acreage property in the heart of Montana's Lolo National Forest. This property offers the privacy and rustic charm of rural Montana with the convenience of being within 7.3 miles of Superior.
$249,900

3 bed, 4 bath on 5 acres

630 Hidden Valley Drive, Whitefish, Flathead, Montana, United States 59937

3Bedroom(s)
4Bathroom(s)
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3,304Sqft
Pride of ownership shines throughout this immaculate home situated in a rural setting on 5 acres just minutes to Whitefish. This well maintained home is a 3bed/4 Bath with an additional room currently set up as office. There is plenty of storage inside and out between the multitude of closet spaces, an oversized garage and 2 outdoor sheds near the fenced raised garden bed area.
$549,000

Over 100 acres!

991 Haskill Mountain Road, Kila, Flathead, Montana, United States 59920

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(Lots 17 and 21) You can't find anything sweeter than this! Over 100 acres in a gated community with views that remind you why you live in Montana. Gorgeous area for a pond fed by a natural spring has been marked out, dead fall and some thinning done to open up the land.
$375,000

5 bed, 3 bath in Timber Ridge

1049 Timber Ridge Court, Columbia Falls, Flathead, Montana, United States 59912

5Bedroom(s)
3Bathroom(s)
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3,345Sqft
Check out this almost completed new 5 bedroom 3.5 bath ~3,500 s.f. home with oversized 3 car garage, a full walkout basement and fantastic views toward Glacier Park from the 500 s.f. back deck. The upper and lower levels of the home have spacious 9' ceilings and large Anderson windows to let in lots of light and a dormer roof over the entry letting in fantastic evening light.
$619,000

Commercial highway frontage

101 Columbia Mountain Drive, Columbia Falls, Flathead, Montana, United States 59912

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Multiple opportunities with this Highway 2 frontage property. Great location just south of highway 40 and highway 2 junction. Over four acres with great highway access as well as access from Columbia Mountain Drive. Property has existing 20-25 GPM well and septic system in place. Land also has a concrete basement measuring approximately 28'x12'x10' with extending crawlspace.
$599,000

3 bed, 3 bath home on Whitefish Lake

2100 Houston Drive, Whitefish, Flathead, Montana, United States 59937

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3Bathroom(s)
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2,905Sqft
First time on the market, one of a kind opportunity on Whitefish Lake. Beautifully parked out on over 2 acres including two additional buildable parcels. Solidly built three bedroom, three bath home with an office. This home has an open layout and a wrap-around deck to capture the beautiful lake and mountain views. Home has original feel but with some modern updates.
$2,945,000

Level, wooded building lot

205 Sapphire Court, Whitefish, Flathead, Montana, United States 59937

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Level, wooded building lot on the edge of Whitefish. Bring your building plans for this almost half-acre lot. Located in a quiet cul-de-sac in Emerald Heights and surrounded by beautiful homes, it has quick and easy convenience to Whitefish and Columbia Falls.
$128,900

Beautiful 39+ Acres

6012 Teakettle Road, Columbia Falls, Flathead, Montana, United States 59912

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Under 30 minutes to Columbia Falls, yet remote 39+ acres to enjoy the wilderness. Property adjacent to Forest Service land for endless opportunities. Roughed-in road and many building sights to take in the views of Glacier National Park and surrounding mountains. Electricity and CATV cable brought to property last fall. Bring your building plans! New photos coming soon.
$329,000
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Visiting Glacier Park in Spring

Spring is a beautiful and quiet time to be in Glacier National Park, however park visitors must be more self sufficient for there are very few services open in the park in the early spring.

Although some services adjacent and inside the park are open year round, most of the concession services and services adjacent to the park reopen for the season in late May to early June. During shoulder seasons, lodging and other guest services are available in gateway communities, such as in Whitefish.

Bring your snowshoes, cross country skis and snow boots so you are prepared to enjoy lingering snow. Day hikes are also popular in spring. And don’t forget the camera!

Find more information on Glacier Park’s website…click here.

Snowpack Overview 2019

By USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service MT

Snowpack conditions generally improved across Montana during the month of January, but some regions still remain below, to well below normal for snowpack on February 1st. The first two weeks of the month were dominated by high pressure in many basins east of the Divide, while western basins saw snow trickle in during the first week, then transitioned to high pressure during the second week. The bulk of the improvements in snow pack totals were from the storm system that began during the third week of January, where significant snow totals fell in central basins along the east of the Divide, and in southwestern and south-central Montana. Snow pack in some of these regions was well below normal and this storm helped to improve conditions from January 1st.


Find snow conditions on Whitefish Mountain: visit their snowcams