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Must-Do Fall Activities

  Pumpkins and Apples and Mazes, Oh My!   Fresh Outdoor Fun for your Family in the Flathead Valley   Have you spent a lifetime buying your Halloween pumpkins at the grocery store? Have your kids ever walked through a corn maze on a bright October day? Come home to Montana, and see what you’ve been missing!   Sweet Pickin’s…

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2020 First Quarter Market Report

*Click Photo for Full Report The 2020 First Quarter Market Report for Western Montana shows a robust market that is a continuation of the past several years.  We continue to see many of the transactions close that were written prior to mid March.  As expected, the Shelter In Place is a reality for most people in the State of Montana,…

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Spring Cleaning | Pantry

Hack your pantry with these 26 space-saving storage ideas. These products will turn your kitchen into a thoroughly organized, well-oiled machine. . . Rosti Mepal Modula 7-Piece Storage Box Set Nordstrom A stackable set of seven modular storage containers makes organizing drawers and pantries effortless, thanks to airtight seals, see-through lids and a streamlined, space-saving design. Yamazaki 2-Bin Pantry Storage…

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10 simple ways to engage kids struggling with social distancing

Here are some ideas you can implement to alleviate cabin fever 1. Start the day with meditation Meditation and mental health app Calm released a number of quick, easy-to-do meditations and relaxing playlists. Six meditations with titles such as “A Heart Less Heavy” and “Softening Fear” will help you and your family work through anxiety and panic caused by the coronavirus. Calm’s Sleep…

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Take Out Blitz

Let’s show the Flathead Valley some support! With recent dine-in options changing, many local establishments have added take out, carry out, meal kits and delivery services. We encourage you to participate in a “Take Out Blitz” to inject some business and dollars into these businesses that are impacted. If you don’t want to order take-out or delivery – go online…

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Putting Down Roots | How to Settle in to a New Home

Boca Raton, Florida | John Poletto & Mark Nestler, ONE Sotheby’s International Realty There’s a difference between a house and a home. It can take time to personalize the interior of a new house with your own sense of style and décor, making it a welcoming place that becomes a family’s central hub. To help give any new house a head start, or refresh…

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Homeowners may delay mortgage payments up to 1 year due to virus

The move by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac came days after President Trump announced that delayed mortgage payments may be an option for borrowers amidst the coronavirus pandemic Homeowners who are now struggling financially as a result of the coronavirus outbreak may be able to postpone their mortgage payments for up to 12 months, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac announced last week. The move by the…

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Mental Health During a Public Health Crisis

Practitioners are offering telehealth and suggest structured activities, getting outside to cope with COVID-19 anxiety As social distancing becomes the new norm and coronavirus-caused closures continue to rattle Montana, mental health professionals are responding to an uptick in anxiety and fear of what the uncertain future holds. Many clinics are transitioning to telehealth, but psychologist Dr. Sara Boilen of Sweetgrass…

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