Miles City Montana Real Estate

Miles City, Montana is located at the convergence of the Tongue and Yellowstone Rivers in southeastern Montana. Miles City has been the commercial and cultural hub of southeastern Montana for over 100 years. The town of Miles City became incorporated as Miles City in 1887. The railroad had a major influence in the growth of Miles City. As a railroad hub, Miles City prospered and grew with such colorful characters as Clamity Jane, Liver Eating Johnson, and Big Nosed George either stopping by or residing here for a while.

Today Miles City is one of the most important centers of commerce in eastern Montana. Though the railroad is still a presence, ranching and agriculture are the mainstays of the economy, along with government services, both state and federal. The citizens of Miles City embrace their past while looking to the future and continue to live the frontier spirit.

The population of Miles City is around 10,000 with many of the residence living in the town or outlying farms. Folks here buy many types of real estate for many different reasons. Hunting and fishing properties, residential properties or commercial properties all have a prominent value here.

Moving at any time is difficult for family members especially children. The following tips will make the relocation easier.

  • Tell your children about the move as soon as you can. The more time they have to think about and prepare for the move, the easier it will be for them.
  • Give your children a chance to express their feelings, and try to be honest about your own feelings. Most children will feel some anger, sadness, or worry about the move. These responses are natural, and kids who have a chance to express them will work through their doubts more easily. Gently tell your children about any sadness you may feel about leaving or uncertainty about a new home, job, or city. This will reassure them that they aren't alone in having worries or concerns.
  • Help older children prepare a list of phone numbers and addresses of close friends, relatives, and other important people in their lives. Knowing they can stay in touch with these people is an important part of a successful move.
  • If you are able to, before you move take your children to your new home and explore the new neighborhood and town or city together. If this isn't possible, take pictures of your new home, the schools your kids will attend, a nearby park, and anything else that would be interesting to them.
  • Try to line up some activities in which your child can participate after the move: a sports team, music lessons, art classes, a scouting troop. Not only will activities like these keep your children involved; they'll also help them to feel like part of a group - an important aspect of settling in. Try to sign up for more than one activity in case one falls through or doesn't go well.

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