PureWest: A Lifestyle & Real Estate Blog


The mountains aren't the only great reason to buy a home in Montana
Posted by Erin Duval on May 17, 2022 in  uncategorized
Though many people think of endless prairies or stunning mountains when they consider where to buy a home in Montana, the Treasure State’s vibrant downtowns aren’t to be overlooked. The Montana lifestyle is alive and well on Main Streets from Whitefish to Billings, reflecting our state’s pioneering heritage and the can-do spirit that continues today. Here are some beautiful luxury homes and outstanding residential real estate homes near some of the best places to live in Montana.BillingsBillings g... read more
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Fun facts about this striking native plant
Posted by Erin Duval on May 11, 2022 in  uncategorized
On June 15, 1896, Meriweather Lewis wrote about a notable plant in his journal:“There is a great abundance of a species of beargrass which grows on every part of these mountains,” he noted. And so beargrass got its name. Living in Montana, we often see this member of the lily family when it blooms in subalpine meadows and mountainsides. Its dense clusters of tiny white flowers, atop a stalk that can reach five feet in height, are strikingly beautiful. Beargrass is native to Montana, but can also be found in the mou... read more
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Your local PureWest agent is the key to pricing it right in this variable market
Posted by Erin Duval on May 05, 2022 in  uncategorized
If you are selling your home in Montana right now, you’ve probably been watching home values rise over the past few years and wondering how you should price your home. Many sellers think the current hot Montana housing market is an opportunity to name their price — any price they want — and see what happens. After all, you don’t get what you don’t ask for, right? Not necessarily.  At PureWest, we closely monitor real estate trends in all the markets we serve, and we have seen that... read more
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