, Dennis L. Hardin owner of Hardin & Company, LTD. Mr. Hardin has been in Real Estate for over 34 years.
Past Director: Big Sky Bank of Bozeman
Past Charter Director: Big Sky Bank of Big Sky, MT.
Past owner of Hardin Financial and Equipment Leasing. Funded in excess of 100 million dollars
from 1980-2004. Maintained credit lines with Fortune 500 companies.
Licensed Real Estate Agent, State of MT., March 6, 1978
Licensed Real Estate Broker, State of MT., April 1980
Member of National Association of Realtors
Member of Montana Association of Realtors
Member of Gallatin Association of Realtors
Member of Montana Million Dollar Club-Montana Association of Realtors
Chairman, Bozeman Commercial Marketing Forum, a Commercial Broker network. Elected 8 times, 2000 to present
Elected Director of the Montana Association of Realtors. 2001-2007 – 2 terms
Member of International Exchangers Association
Member Institute of Business Appraisers
Expert Witness for Montana Bankruptcy Court-Financial Valuation and State Courts regarding Real Estate matters.
Past member, Western Association of Equipment Lessors
Past Member of National Association of Home Builders
Graduate Realtor Institute (GRI)
Accredited Buyers Representative (ABR)
Institute of Business Appraisers (IBA)
1st place Commercial Sales of the Bozeman Board of Realtors
Moderator of the year 1992- Montana Association of Real Estate Exchangers
Recipient - Larry Fonner, Excellence Award- Montana Association of Real Estate Exchangers
Exchanger of the year- Montana Association of Real Estate Exchangers
Recipient- Secondary Market Contract Placement
State Director: Montana Association of Realtors
Local Director: Gallatin Association of Realtors
President: Bozeman Marketing Forum, A Commercial Broker Marketing Forum. 8 years.
Committee Member of Ducks Unlimited for 21yrs.
Past President: Big Brothers & Sisters of Bozeman for 3yrs. Board Member 5yrs.
Past President: of Bozeman Noon Kiwanis - Board Member 3 yrs., Member 1978 to present
Past School Board Trustee, School District 7, Bozeman - 7 yrs. Vice Chair 1 year
Past Chairman for Gallatin County Republican Party 1996 – 2001
Former member of Republican State Committee - 2 terms.
Church Board Member and Elder- Christian Center Church, Bozeman, Member 1966 to present
Numerous Boards and Committees of the Bozeman School District
Member of the Loan Grant Review Committee- Community Development Block Grant- City of Bozeman
Founding Member of Gallatin Development Corporation via a Committee of the Bozeman Area Chamber of Commerce
Founding Member of Tobacco Free Gallatin County. Formulated legislation that was passed by 85% of both houses, protecting
youth from using or possessing tobacco.
Montana Real Estate Institute-Real Estate Law and Practice- Ralph Shook, Director
Connole & Morton, Montana Real Estate Course covering 45 hours of Real Estate principals and Montana Law
Trinity College, Jamestown, North Dakota, now located in Elendale, North Dakota
Bozeman Senior High School
Continuing Education – completed several hundred hours of continuing education in addition to those represented.
GRI (Graduate Realtor Institute)–2006
Montana's Legal Environment–2006
Council of Residential Specialists Technology Course–2006
Landlord Tenant Law – Lonnie Warner, 2004
Trust Accounting-Property Management – Lonnie Warner, 2004
Property Management Forms – Lonnie Warner, 2004
Professional Standards, Ethics (04-29) – Zane Sullivan, 2004
Legal Update (04-10) – Oliver Frascona, Attorney at Law, 2004
Subdivisions Law (#0395) – H. Thomas Llewellyn, 2004
Fair Housing – Cindy Zipperian, 2003
Innovative Marketing – Marcie Roggow, 2003
Creative Real Estate Solutions – Kenneth M. Vidar, S.E.C., CCIM, CRS
Graduate: Professional Client Representation
Graduate: Time Value of Money, Internal Rates of Return- 5 day course 50 hours-National Association of Realtors- Gary Tharp
Graduate of State Law Seminar-Zane Sullivan
Anti Trust Seminar- Zane Sullivan
1031 Tax Deferred Exchanges
How to Negotiate in Tough Situations
ow to Negotiate Anything, Anywhere – Dave Beson
Floodplains – What Every Real Estate Professional Should Know – Scott Gillian & Martha Kaufman
Montana Economic outlook – 2008
Tax Planning Strategies -2008
Managing Montana Real Estate Form – Supervising Broker – 2008
CRS 201: Listing Strategies