Welcome to Southwest Montana

Montana raised and proud to call it home.  Serving all of Southwest Montana from Butte to Dillon and from Anaconda to Sheridan.  25+ years in the Real Estate business with 22 years in Sales.  I look forward to helping you with your real estate ventures from First Time Home Buyers to investors to folks downsizing.  I literally service all of Southwest Montana aka my backyard playground. 

I presently belong to two multiple listing servces, serving all of Western Montana; Big Sky Country MLS & Montana Regional MLS.

2016 Montana Association of REALTORS®, REALTOR® of the Year for the state of Montana.  2017 National Association of REALTORS® Omega Tau Rho Recipient.

Working for you first and foremost; from the first time home buyer, to selling, to buying a fine home or to diversify your portfolio with commercial properties, a true working ranch, income properties or simply recreational, etc.,  Contact me, Russ Schwandt and I'd be happy to assist you with this important transaction.  I can find you that particular property, email me at russellschwandt@gmail.com as your Real Estate agent.

Contact me if your looking for fine homes, acreage, investments, recreational, or commercial opportunities. I serve all of southwestern Montana from Butte to Dillon, Fairmont to Anaconda onto the Polaris and Wise River.  Literally all of southwest Montana under the 'Big Sky.'  If your heading to Montana Tech or Western, I can help you find that right college property. And those of you looking for a unique property I would be more than glad to share with you what the 'Richest Hill on Earth' has to offer in historic uptown Butte or Historic parts of southwest Montana. 

Enjoy all that Montana has to offer from the Montana Folk Festival in Butte, to Ghost Towns such as Bannack,  Big Game Hunting to blue ribbon fisheries, the PRCA Dillon Rodeo etc.,   And for those of you are considering Soutwest Montana as a relocation or retirement destination, I can aide in your relocation as your Destination Specialist.  #ButteAmerical,#Montanafolkfestival,#Montana,#Dillonmontana,#Yellowstone,#BigSkyState

Once again welcome and let me give you the key to your dreams. 


Russ Schwandt ~ REALTOR
Kivela Real Estate & Associates

Literally Serving all of Southwest Montana

2016 Montana Assocation REALTOR® of the Year & a Montana Raised REALTOR® MAR, NAR, 2017 OMEGA TAU RHO recepient, 2015 President of BBOR/RMAR, WHS, Montana RPAC Trustee, Zoning Commission Member, City of Dillon Council Member, MAR RPAC Trustee, 2015 BBOR REALTOR® of the Year, 2016 RMAR REALTOR® of the Year, 2022 RMAR President, 2021 RMAR REALTOR® of the Year



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