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MONTANA – ALL 4 SEASONS!

Summer was here and gone before we knew it. Today is the first day of the autumnal equinox and, here in Western Montana, it is sweater weather one day &  shirt sleeves the next and anticipating the beautiful changing colors of Fall. If you are planning on visiting us this fall &/or winter you’ll want to…

Happy Valentines Day from Montana!

Happy Valentines Day 2017 !! – We hope you are able to enjoy it with someone you love, if not, we hope you enjoy doing something you love – like a great ski day overlooking the Missoula Valley from Snowbowl. This has been an exceptional winter for Western Montana. Lots of snow, means lotsa powder!…

Happy Memorial Day from Montana ~

Happy Memorial Day! Thank you Veterans – we appreciate all the men and women (and their families) who have worked hard to protect our freedom. And we especially want to take this time to remember those who have lost their lives in service; we are grateful. If you are in Missoula, please stop by the…

Anaconda-Pintler Scenic Route

Our last outing left us near Drummond, Montana. From here travelers may enjoy a scenic side trip to the Anaconda-Pintler Scenic Loop, which leaves Drummond on Hwy 1 and heads South past Phillipsburg, Georgetown Lake and Discovery Basin Ski Area, before returning to I-90 at Anaconda, Montana. Visiting Phillipsburg is a treat to another time.…

Western Montana in Autumn

  Elk, whitetail deer & mule deer, geese, ducks, pheasants; hunting season has started in Montana. There are many reasons to get out and enjoy Western Montana ‘s beautiful outdoors. Even an afternoon drive or day hike to enjoy the beautiful Autumnal colors along the valleys, creeks and rivers, where all the trees are sporting a splash of color, as well…

Missoula, Montana – the Garden City & Hub of 5 Valleys

Missoula, Montana is the largest city west of the Continental Divide and offers all major services including an International Airport and the University of Montana. Downtown Missoula is vibrant and eclectic with shops, restaurants, breweries/pubs, riverfront parks and paths, and artisans. “Garden City” is the nickname for Missoula but it is also known as the…

Buying & Selling in the Montana winter….

Buying and selling in the Montana winter….WHY??    Often times when people think of the Montana real estate market’s busy time they think of spring and summer.  However, it has been our experience winter can often be just as busy.  Many factors play into this.  One of the most obvious is the selling process is…

Happy Trails & Snow Tracks

Winter fun in Western Montana- Those who love to ski and snowmobile take heart! A few inches of snow in the valley of Missoula, usually means ‘powder’ in the mountains. Western Montana is blessed with several wonderful ski areas and some fantastic places to snowmobile. Within minutes of downtown Missoula is ‘Snowbowl Ski Area”. The…

We are thankful for…

We are thankful for our families, our children & grandchildren, our friends, co-workers and neighbors. And for being fortunate enough to live in this great Country. We are grateful  to our Veterans and soldiers who have and continue to protect our freedoms. And we are grateful to live in such a beautiful place like Montana. For all of…

Golden Forests of Western Montana

Autumn in Western Montana is an exceptionally beautiful time of year with all the changing leaves in the valleys and river bottoms, but also in the higher mountains where the Larch (known by some here as Tamaracks) burst into a yellow-gold as their needles turn with the season and fall off, leaving a short-lived golden…