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Welcome to the Gillette Wyoming Blog

February 9th, 2014

Welcome to the Gillette WY Blog.  Please register in order to begin posting here.  Looking forward to your posts!  Anything related to the growth of Gillette like new businesses, restaurants, jobs & housing is greatly welcomed here!  Please tell us of these new things here and POST PICS WHEN YOU CAN!!!!  People want to see your pictures.  Thank you.

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Gillette WY Real Estate Sellers Guide

August 16th, 2013

Gillette WY Real Estate Sellers Guide

There are lots of real estate agents out there.  So how do you know who will be the right person to look out for your best interest?  We have developed a Home Sellers Guide that gives an overview of the services we provide in getting your home sold.  Don’t hesitate to contact us when you have questions!

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Gillette WY Real Estate Customer Service

February 20th, 2013

Gillette WY Real Estate Customer Service

Whether you are in a restaurant, a clothing store, or a a used car lot; the way you are treated as a customer has a large bearing on your positive or negative experience.  As customers, we have been served extremely well at times….and very poorly in other instances.  We understand and appreciate great customer service and take tremendous pride in providing the best customer service in our industry!

How Our Business Works

Many Realtors spend the majority of their time prospecting for clients.  They spend time cold calling, knocking on doors, or sitting in the office waiting for the phone to ring or someone to walk in and ask about a home they saw in the newspaper.

We are not big fans of harassing random people over the phone, and we are far too impatient to sit in the office and wait.  Instead, we have modeled our business around concentrating 100% on customer service.  Sounds great, right?  But how can we afford to not be out tracking down our next clients?  The way we are able to do this is through referrals.

Our family and friends, as well as past and present clients have been very good at providing us with a steady stream of referrals of their family and friends with real estate needs.  These referrals allow us to cut out the prospecting and concentrate on representing our clients the best way we can before, during, and after the purchase or sale of their home.

We ask that if you know anyone looking to by or sell a home who would enjoy the level of service we provide, that you pass along our information.  We take pride in representing friends and family members of our clients and treasure the trust placed in us to represent them well.

The strongest compliment you can give us is the referral of someone with real estate needs.  We are never too busy for your referrals!

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Black Friday 2012

November 22nd, 2012

If you’re looking for the latest sales, deals and ad flyers for Black Friday 2012, be sure to check out out the following RSS feed at FeedShuttle:

Black Friday Deals

FeedShuttle, an RSS Feed Aggregator, has mixed together some of the best guides for planning your Black Friday shopping expedition. Here you’ll find links to blogs that can tell you when certain sales begin, sales item highlights, and find downloadable versions of the latest print flyers. Enjoy your BF shopping!

and…

Happy Thanksgiving!!!

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Gillette WY Real Estate Agent

October 23rd, 2012

Gillette WY Real Estate Agent

 Gillette WY Real Estate

There are a lot of real estate agents out there to choose from.  So what makes Lexi & Jordan Ostlund of RE/MAX Professionals stand out above the crowd?  Customer care, knowledge, experience, & commitment.

Customer care - Customer service is the most important part of our business.  Our mission is to provide every client a level of personal and professional service that gives them eager confidence to refer their friends, family members, and associates with real estate needs.  This level of service can only be provided with outstanding communication.  We communicate with our clients before, during, and after the transaction to ensure there are up to date and comfortable at every point.  When everyone involved is on the same page there is a much greater chance for a successful and smooth transaction.

Knowledge - We know the market in our area and we study market trends to supply our clients with up to date and useful information.  We produce a monthly report that breaks down the market into specific price points of what has happened in the past as well as where we feel the market is pointing in the future.  This helps buyers and sellers make informed decisions.  Lexi has earned the prestigious Certified Residential Specialist (CRS) designation and Jordan holds a Masters degree in business.  This gives us a well rounded base that helps us to see many angles when helping our clients buy and sell their homes.

Experience - We have been in this business long enough to see the ups and downs.  We have seen many situations and have been trained in dealing with many different types of negotiations.  We have experience in all price ranges and have represented clients from the first time home buyer, to the empty nester looking to down size, to seasoned investors.  We work hard to help sellers get their homes sold and to help buyers find a great home in their price point.  We are involved in the community and have built a positive reputation in the community among our peers.

Commitment - We are committed to Gillette and to best serving the needs of our customers.  There are many agents out there who are working part time at real estate.  They spend all of their time prospecting for their next client.  We are committed to serving our clients and achieving 100% satisfaction.  This will result in our clients recommending our services to their family and friends.  This gives us a constant flow of business and allows us to concentrate on our clients rather than having to prospect for new business.

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Western Sky Subdivision Gillette WY

October 11th, 2012

Western Sky Subdivision Gillette WY

Western Sky Subdivision is Gillette’s premier subdivision for new construction homes.  Located near Bell Nob Golf Course, Western Sky features large lots at great prices.  Each home is approved by an architectural review committee and must adhere to the neighborhood covenants to insure your investment in your home is protected.

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Phase 4 of this beautiful development is now available and boasts ready to build lots ranging from .38 acres to .70 acres.  Many lots allow for a walk out basement and room to build whatever home best suits your individual lifestyle. With lots starting at $52,900 this opportunity won’t last long!

Contact us for more information on making your home in Western Sky!

New Construction Homes

Over the past 5 or 6 years there have been new construction homes popping up all over Gillette.  During the last boom from 2005-2008 there were so many builders flocking to town that it was nearly impossible to keep track of all of them.  While the new construction pace has slightly slowed and many of the fly by night builders have since left town, there continues to be lots of new homes being constructed every month. Gillette WY Real Estate

New construction is a great option for many people in Gillette.  There are some great products being offered in many different price ranges.  Many builders have homes that are currently under construction and you can still pick out many of the finishes (paint colors, cabinets, flooring, etc.).  Some builders will allow you to alter their floor plans or will work with you in designing a floor plan from scratch that will best fit your lifestyle.

We have a great deal of experience working with builders here and have formed good working relationships with many of the best.  We have also had some experiences with builders in our area that should be avoided at all costs.  We will never push a client toward a particular builder.  We pride ourselves on our process of helping our clients choose the best builder for them.

We begin by sharing our past experiences with our clients and suggesting some builders they may be interested in working with.  We go together and tour the builders homes that are either under construction or are finished and staged.  After you have seen the actual products we will decide what builders you want to talk to face to face to see who may be the best fit for you.  After you have selected a builder we will work to make sure everything is in order before you ever sign a contract.

Having representation you can trust is essential when building a home.  We enjoy giving people the comfort and peace of mind to know that they will be well taken care of throughout the entire construction process.  We will help you find a good lot in a neighborhood that fits your needs and lifestyle.  We can aid you in design choices from cabinets and paint to bedroom sizes and landscaping, all while remembering the ever important resale value.

Whether it is new construction or an existing home, buying a home is the largest investment of your life.  Allow us to assist you in any way we can to ensure that you are making the right choices for the present and the future! Contact us when you have questions, we are always glad to help!

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Gillette Wyoming Fire Maps

July 4th, 2012

Wild FireWith all of the recent wildfire activity in the Great Plains, the following resources are useful for staying abreast on  current fire situations:

Wyoming Fire Situation Map

  • View active and contained fires in Wyoming with information on total acreage.
    Fire Situation Map

Federal Active Fire Mapping Program

 

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Big 5 Bedroom Home For Sale in Gillette, WY! Beautiful Home on Large Lot.

June 29th, 2012

5 Bedroom Home For Sale in Gillette, WY

Address:
2305 WRANGLER RD – Gillette, WY 82718
Price: 149,900
Property Type: Residential
Area: Morning Side/Arley Acres
Total Bedrooms: 5
Total Bathrooms: 2
Total SqFt.: 2052
Garage Stall: 0
Garage Remarks: 0
MLS #12-773
Gotta find a home for a big family. This home is big! Five bedrooms, two living areas and large kitchen. Fenced yard with sprinkler system. Owner has installed new baseboard trim through house, new water heater, refrigerator, stove and central air, new gutters and paint. This home is “pit set” which means the home is set lower to the ground. Very nice condition.
Contract Information
Listing Office Pat Avery Real Estate
Office phone: 307-686-0856
Fax: 307-682-6960
Cell phone: 307-660-2475
http://www.pataveryrealestate.com Status Active
VariableRate Listing No Publish in GHB Mag? Yes
General Property Description
Style Original Location Manufactured Home Construction Status Existing Construction
Year Built 2008 Lot Acres 0.24
Lot SqFt 10,595 Garage Dimensions 0
Garage Door Opener No Shop? No
Shop Sq.Ft. 0
Legal, Tax and Other Information
Subdivision Morningside Estates
Remarks
Property Status Other Interest Disclosure Not Applicable
Details
Air Conditioner: A/C: Central
Appliances: Dishwasher: Yes; Disposal: No; Range Hood/Micro: Range Hood; Range/Oven: Yes; Refrigerator: Yes; Water Softener: No
PP Include/Exclude: PP Excluded: Renter’s P.P.; PP Included: 0
Known Defects: Defects 1: none known
Roof: Roof: Asphalt
Siding: Siding: Vinyl; Siding2: N/A

Miscellaneous: Call Seller Dir: No; Fence: Back; Landscape: All; HO Dues: No; Amount: 0.00; Sump Pump: No; Prop. Disc.: Yes; RMS: No; Shed: No; Sprinklers: Yes; SRTY Sys: No; Window Cvrs.: No
Heat: Heat1: Forced Air; Heat2: Natural Gas
Utilities: Electric: City; Sewer: City; Water: City
Amentities: Fireplace: None; Patio/Deck: Deck
Room Name Room Level No. of Rooms Dimensions Area Room Remarks
Master Bedroom M 1 x
Bedroom M 4 x
BA M 1 x
Family Room M 1 x
Room Name Room Level No. of Rooms Dimensions Area Room Remarks
Living Room M 1 x
Kitchen M 1 x
Dining Area M 1 x
Utility Room 1 x

Information is deemed to be reliable, but is not guaranteed. © 2012 MLS and FBS.
Prepared by Campbell County Board of Realtors on Thursday, June 28, 2012 11:48 PM
The information on this sheet has been made available by the MLS and may not be the listing of the provider.







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Texting & Driving: It Can Wait

June 26th, 2012

Cheryl Riley, Director of External Affairs – AT&T Wyoming

As Wyoming prepares for the 4th of July travel weekend, we hope drivers will remember that a dangerous season is upon us.  According to AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, the days between Memorial Day and Labor Day have been dubbed the “100 Deadliest Days” for teens to be on the road. Many of these fatal accidents can be avoided by educating teens, their families and their communities about the dangers of texting and driving.

It can be hard for anyone, whether they are a teenager or an adult, to resist the urge to respond quickly to a text.  In fact, a recent poll found that 43 percent of teens openly admit to texting and driving.  The same survey found that nine out of ten teens expect recipients of their texts and emails to respond within five minutes.  The pressure is on.  This data clearly shows that the temptation to text while driving is greater than ever before.

Sending a text takes an average of five seconds.  But doing that while traveling 55 miles per hour is the equivalent of driving the length of a football field with a blindfold on.  It sounds unbelievable that anyone would unnecessarily close their eyes for a full five seconds while driving on the highway, but that’s effectively what you are doing if you send a text while driving.

AT&T is committed to educating the public – particularly teens – on the risks of texting behind the wheel.  AT&T’s ongoing efforts also include work with non-profit, safety-focused   organizations, like the National Organizations for Youth Safety (NOYS), to educate teens about the choices they’re making when they text and drive.  AT&T also created “The Last Text,” a powerful, 10-minute documentary that features real stories about lives that have been dramatically altered by texting and driving.

You can help spread the word by visiting www.att.com/itcanwait, watching the documentary, signing the “It Can Wait” pledge, and letting your friends, loved ones, colleagues, and community know that texting while driving is taking an unacceptable risk.  Texting while driving doesn’t just affect you; it can change the lives of the passengers in your car, your family, and strangers on the road.  Texting while driving puts everyone’s safety at risk.

AT&T also developed AT&T DriveMode, an app that auto-responds to any incoming texts with a message that says they’ll reply when it is safe.  It silences incoming text noises and sends calls to voicemail, minimizing the temptation to respond.  Our goal is to send a simple message to anyone who considers texting while driving: it can wait.

It’s an exciting time to be young—the world is changing faster than ever before and AT&T plays a big part in the innovations that are connecting us and revolutionizing our way of life.  But as technology progresses and mobile solutions become an even bigger part of our lives, we have to step back and remind ourselves that unless used responsibly, technology can have very real consequences.  While being connected is important, while you are driving, it can wait.

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Gilette WY Real Estate

May 29th, 2012

Gillette WY Real Estate


Search All Listings

By clicking the search all listings link above, you will be able to access all the available homes in northeast Wyoming.  We can help you purchase any home you find in your search, no mater who has it listed.  Enjoy!

 

Featured Listings

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3900 Saunders - Virtual Tour!Step into this custom ranch style home and let the craftsmanship take your breath away.  This is a large open floor plan that is perfect for entertaining.  Over 3,700 sq ft gives you 4 bedrooms 3 bathrooms and a beautifully finished basement.  Features include hardwood floors, unique walls and staircase, 2 gas fireplaces, and a heated 3 car garage.  All of this situated on a fully landscaped lot where no one can build behind you!  Priced very well at $419,000.  Click picture to see the virtual tour or watch the youtube video!

 

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609 Clarion Dr – Natural light pours in the windows and shines on the pride of ownership in this immaculate 4 bedroom 3 bathroom home on the golf course!  Interior features include a charming kitchen with stainless steel appliances, beautiful cabinetry, and silestone counter tops.  All three levels have french doors leading to a tranquil backyard with waterfall, pond, gazebo, and mature trees.  Priced well at $350,00.  Click the picture to see the virtual tour or watch the youtube video!

 

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4305 Heart X Ave. – This is a beautiful 5 bedroom 3 bathroom home in popular RC Ranch!  With nearly 3,700 sq ft this fully finished home is perfect for a move up buyer or anyone with an expanding family.  Inside this home you will find hickory cabinets, vaulted ceilings, large bedrooms, a gas fireplace, and a huge family room.  Step outside and enjoy a fully landscaped lot with a sprinkler system and a 3 car garage!  This home is priced very well at $349,900.  Click the picture to see the virtual tour or watch theyoutube video!

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2523 Rose Creek- This is a great home in a prime location close to schools! Featuring 3 bedrooms and 1.75 bathrooms this home has been redone inside and out.  With a beautifully remodeled kitchen and bathrooms, newer flooring, newer siding, and new skylights, this home is move-in ready!  Other features include a private master bedroom with a huge closet and very nice master bath, and extra parking for your toys! Priced at $208,900.  Click the picture for the virtual tour or watch the youtube video!

 

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6919 Greensburgh Ave. – Step inside this beautifully updated 3 bedroom 2.5 bathroom home in popular Sleepy Hollow subdivision.  With nearly 1,800 sq ft, you will have plenty of room to enjoy this home inside and out.  Features include slate tile floors, wood laminate flooring, a wood burning fireplace, and a two car garage.  Summer bbq’s are here and this home is all ready with a maintenance free deck and a fully landscaped lot.  This home is priced very well at $194,500.  Click picture for virtual tour or watch the youtube video!

 

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1 C Ct. – Tired of being in town with neighbors right on top of you?  This is a must see 3 bedroom 2 bathroom home on 2.5 acres!  Large open floor plan with over 2,000 sq ft.  Features include living room and family room, eat-in kitchen, formal dining, and stainless steel appliances.  Yard is completely finished with sod, sprinklers, 6′ cedar fence, and plenty of space to build your dream shop!  Priced great at $179,900.  Click the picture to see the virtual tour or watch the youtube video!

 

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3716 Blue Ave. – Purchase this townhome individually, or as a package with 3718 Blue Ave.  This 3 bedroom 2.5 bathroom home is fully upgraded with stainless steel appliances, water softener, central air, sprinklers, brand new driveway, and the washer & dryer included in the sale!  At $159,900 this home is priced very well.  Click picture to see the virtual tour or watch the youtube video!

 

 

3718 Blue Ave. – Purchase this townhome individually, or as a package with 3716 Blue Ave.  This 3 bedroom 2.5 bathroom home is fully upgraded with stainless steel appliances, water softener, humidifier, central air, sprinklers, brand new driveway, and the washer & dryer included in the sale!  Much of the furniture and hot tub are negotiable in the sale as well.  At $159,900 this home is priced very well.  Virtual tour and youtube video coming soon!

 

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1203 Orchid Ln. – This is a very nice 3 bedroom 2 bathroom home on a large lot.  Over 2,100 sq ft gives you plenty of room to spread out with a separate living room and family room.  Other features include all new kitchen cabinets and counter tops, laminate hardwood floors, new carpet, and a huge master bedroom with a 5 piece master bath.  Priced at $155,000.  Click the picture to see the virtual tour or watch the youtube video!

 

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3201 Goldenrod – This ranch style home is a must see!  Built in 2008, this home is nearly new construction and is charming inside and out.  Features include, 3 bedrooms 2 bathrooms, fully landscaped and fenced lot, central air, 2 car garage, and a very affordable price!  At $159,000  this home will not last long!  Click picture to see the virtual tour or watch the youtube video!

 

 

 

Feel free to contact us when you have questions or follow any of the links below!  Have a great day!

 

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