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From information on the local community, to advice about finding a mortgage or preparing your home to sell, it’s all available here on this web site. You can search for your ideal home by viewing current listings with detailed descriptions and photos. Or you can get help determining the value of your home by requesting a report that includes the prices of similar homes that recently sold or are currently for sale in the Gallatin Valley, including Bozeman, Belgrade, Manhattan, Three Forks, Big Sky, Livingston, Gallatin Gateway.

So, whether you’re buying or selling, please contact me with all your real estate needs. You will always receive the professionalism and expertise you deserve.

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  • If I could rate more than 5 stars, I would. My husband and I are so fortunate to know Carolyne and have had her represent us in two purchase transactions. Her professionalism, efficiency, clear communication, and timeliness are some of the many reasons why we would recommend her, without hesitation, to anyone needing a realtor in Bozeman. We confidently place absolute trust in her and her abilities. She has a profound awareness of the area and the local real estate market. In every interaction, it is immediately apparent that Carolyne is incredibly experienced and knowledgeable. We look forward to working with her again.

    Sarah B.

  • Carolyne is by far the most knowledgeable, efficient, and professional realtor that anyone could ask for. My wife and I had a great experience with her finding our home this year as well as a rental property a few years ago. Her insight into the various communities and developments in the valley is invaluable. She is extremely timely with all communication and represents her clients with dedication. Thank you, Carolyne, again for being such a great help. We look forward to working with you in the future!

    David K.

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