Happy National Ag Day!

Through a global pandemic, droughts, and freezing weather, our farmers and ranchers keep on going. Thank you for feeding the world, clothing us, and caring for our land no matter the cost.

Montana Ranch and Recreational Property Real Estate Assessment 2020

By Rod Freeman, Realtor and Member of Montana Ranch Properties, a division of BHHS Montana Properties.  Montana Ranch Properties specializes in recreational, agriculture, land, and sporting properties across the state of Montana.  BHHS Montana Properties is the largest volume Real Estate firm in Montana with 17 offices across Western Montana.  My personal web site is…

Ranchers & Local Business Helps Raise Over $20,000 for a Cure

At the Second Annual Calves to Cure DMD sale, 56 head of cattle went through the ring for a cause at Billings Livestock Commission on September 17, 2020 to raise over $20,000. 406 Precision of Twin Bridges, Montana helped the cause by giving all contributors a chance to win a Ruger 6.5 Creedmore that they…

MONTANA’S WILD PLACES

CENTENNIAL VALLEY According to The Nature Conservancy, “The Centennial looks very much as it did more than a century ago.” This broad east-west valley is home to extensive wetlands, in fact, it is the largest wetland in the entire Yellowstone Ecosystem. Two large lakes, the Upper and Lower Red Rock Lakes dominate much of the…

Hidden Jewels

When most visitors consider visiting Montana or other western states, there are certain recreational magnets that attract the most attention – national parks such as Yellowstone or Glacier, or large Wilderness areas such as the Bob Marshall, Absaroka-Beartooth, Great Bear or the Charles M. Russell National Wildlife Refuge. However tucked away across Montana are a…

Rules of the Road When Passing Horseback Parties and Livestock

An issue that is important for all drivers of any vehicle on Montana roads, particularly on more private county roads that connect ranches and pastures in this great state, is how to safely and with courtesy, approach horse-back riders and livestock sharing these same roads.    I ride our roads periodically and am often astonished…

One of America’s Safest Homes Provides Escape and Security People Want Now

For the first time, Montana luxury homeowners open secure space and home Today’s events have shown us what is possible.  No longer is the thought of a major worldwide pandemic a conspiracy theory.  It is happening in real time and making people seek out safe places to ride it out.  Montana has become a beacon…

Popular Agent Designations…What Do They Mean?

Popular Real Estate Agent Designations Real estate designations are credentials for REALTORS®. Real estate designations acknowledge experience and expertise in various real estate sectors.  Broker  A licensed real estate broker generally has more training and subject-matter education than an agent, but not always. A real estate broker can work independently or hire real estate salespersons to work under…