Wednesday, December 2, 2009

SOLD! Bozeman Montana Luxury Real Estate in Green Hills Ranch

SOLD! - Thoughtfully designed by Bozeman's Faure-Halvorsen Architects, this one of Green Hills Ranches', most beautiful Bozeman luxury real estate, is in the exclusive Green Hills Ranch.
Thoughtfully designed by Bozeman's Faure-Halvorsen Architects, this one of Green Hills Ranches', most beautiful  Bozeman luxury homes, is in the exclusive Green Hills Ranch.

Expressing an elegantly rustic Montana tone, this 5 bedroom, 5 bath, Bozeman Montana luxury masterpiece, crafted from reclaimed barn wood and timber, is framed by luxury finishes and solid, hardwood doors. Don't miss this unique  Bozeman luxury real estate.

SOLD! - Distinctive, Main Floor Lifestyle - Ease and Privacy.

The expansive great room, with windows drawing forth the stunning Madison and Gallatin Mountain Ranges, is highlighted by a noble stone fireplace and flows effortlessly toward the splendid, gourmet kitchen with soapstone counters and stainless steel appliances.
 

Repose in the luxurious master suite, with walk-in closet, and enjoy the pastoral foreground and alpine horizon. Master bath accented by travertine tiled shower, vanity, and soothing soaker tub.
 

Easily walk from the kitchen to the exterior covered patio and dining area, warmed by radiant heat, to dine with friends and family. Observe native wildlife, watch the day wane into the big sky night.
 

The office/library is the perfect get-a-way and offers peaceful reading or northern exposure for the artist.
 

Additional bedrooms, off the main hallway and above the garage, which are great for the kids, are separated by a bathroom and movie/playroom. A private wing offers two guest bedrooms and laundry/mud room. Plenty of room for vehicles and toys in the 4-car garage.
 

This private Bozeman Montana luxury home, with radiant heat floors, air conditioning, surround sound, two hot water heaters, and water softenner, is surrounded by open spaces and backs to 100 acres of active hay fields.

Radiant Floor Heat         Fireplace                  High/Vaulted ceiling
Walk-in closet                Hardwood floor       Tile floor
Family room                   Living room             Guest wing
Office/Den                     Dining area               Heated outdoor space
Dishwasher                    Refrigerator              Stove/Oven
Microwave                    Granite Countertop   Stainless steel appliances
Compactor                    Washer/Dryer          Wet bar
Laundry/Mud Room       Patio, Porch            Landscaped yard with trees

Year Built 2003
Sq Footage 5,536 +/-
Bedrooms 5 - Guest Wing
Bathrooms 5: 2 full, 3 partial
Floors 2 - Main Living  
Parking 4 Car garage
Lot Size 1+/- acres

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Wednesday, March 18, 2009

The First-Time Home Buyer Tax Credit Canceled

Canceled
Extended and Expanded First-Time Home Buyer Tax Credit -
American Recovery and Investment Act of 2009

New Modifications Into April 2010


CREDIT AS CREATED JULY 2008
APPLIES TO ALL QUALIFIED PURCHASES ON OR AFTER APRIL 9, 2008

RULES AS WERE CHANGED IN NOVEMBER 2009 EFFECTIVE DECEMBER 1 THROUGH APRIL 30, 2010

Lesser of 10 percent of cost of home or $7500

$8000 credit
(or $4000 credit for married spouses
filing separately)

Any single family residence (including condos, co-ops, townhouses) that will be used as a principal residence.

No Change except price point up to $800,000

Yes. Reduces (or can eliminate) income tax liability for the year of purchase. Any unused amount of tax credit refunded to purchaser.



Yes. Full amount of credit available for individuals with adjusted gross income of no more than $75,000 ($150,000 on a joint return). Phases out above those caps ($95,000 and $170,000).

$125,000:  single person
or
$225,000: married person

Additional $20,000

Yes. Purchaser (and purchaser’s spouse) may not have owned a principal residence in 3 years previous to purchase.

Applicant(s) must have utilized  the home being sold as the principal
residence
consecutively for 5 of 8
previous years.

No credit allowed if home financed with state/local bond funding.



Yes. Portion (6.67% of credit or $500) to be repaid each year for 15 years, starting with 2010 tax filing.

No. Buyers don't have to repay the tax credit, if owner occupies the home for 3 years or more. But, if the home is sold during the 3-year period, the tax credit will be recouped at home's sale.

If home sold before 15-year repayment period ends, then outstanding balance of repayment amount recaptured on sale.



July 1, 2009
(But note program changes for 2009)

Purchases after
April 30, 2010

Purchases on or after April 9, 2008 and before January 1, 2009. Repayment to begin for 2010 tax year.

December 1, 2009 to April 30, 2010 Rules as enacted
November 2009

Wednesday, February 25, 2009

Expired:: First Time Home Buyer Tax Credit 2009

Expired

Updated information regarding the FIRST-TIME HOMEBUYER TAX CREDIT portion of The American Recovery and Investment Act

  1. Maximum credit amount increased to $8000.
  2. All principal residences eligible.
  3. Purchasers will continue to receive refund for unused amount when tax return is filed.
  4. Same income limits continue to apply.
  5. Still available for first-time purchasers only.
  6. Three-year rule continues to apply.
  7. Purchasers who utilize revenue bond financing can use credit.
  8. No repayment for purchases on or after January 1, 2009 and before December 1, 2009.
  9. If home is sold within three years of purchase, entire amount of credit is recaptured on sale.
  10. Applies only to homes purchased in 2009.
  11. Termination December 1, 2009 .
  12. All revisions are effective as of January 1, 2009.
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