How Ryan Holmes’ Wide Worldview Creates Unforgettable Real Estate Experiences

By Jordan French Jordan French has been verified by Muck Rack's editorial team
Published on March 28, 2024

Nestled within the heart of the American West, Montana’s majestic landscapes whisper tales of excitement, serenity, and boundless opportunity. It’s a place where the vast horizons meet the sky, promising more than just a home but a haven for the soul.

In its sprawling expanses, where the sky arcs over mountains and valleys like a canvas painted with the hues of nature, one realtor, Ryan Holmes, is redefining the essence of real estate.

With a case to be the best real estate agent in Montana, Ryan’s journey from a local enthusiast to a worldly sage has shaped an unprecedented pathway for his clients. Through his eyes, the lands of Yellowstone and the Bitterroot Valley aren’t just locations but chapters of a story waiting to be told.

Pioneering perspectives

Growing up with Montana’s rugged beauty as his backdrop, Ryan ventured far and wide, absorbing cultures and landscapes that most only dream of. His global trek wasn’t just an adventure but an expedition that enriched his understanding of what makes a place livable and lovable.

“I had the opportunity to see the world and live abroad in Central and Eastern Europe for many years, connecting with people across culture and language,” Ryan says. “It taught me how special Montana is and broadened my perspective into the ever-expanding horizon of human connectivity.”

For Ryan Holmes, the Montana real estate market is a tapestry of stories, each home a narrative, and every sale or purchase adds to the rich history of the Yellowstone and Bitterroot Valley regions. His philosophy transcends the transactional, focusing instead on the transformational experiences of his clients, whether they are vacation home buyers, investors, or relocators looking for a slice of The Treasure State’s beauty.

Cultivating community

With its boundless landscapes, from the iconic Yellowstone to the serene Bitterroot Valley, Montana is more than a setting—it’s a character in the lives of those who choose to call it home. Ryan’s return to his home state was not just a homecoming but a mission to share the essence of these locales with others.

His dedication extends beyond the sale, fostering a community among his clients and neighbors. This manifested belief in creating a sense of belonging sets Ryan apart. On his podcast, ‘Hustlin Holmes,’ he speaks to various local people, weaving the narrative of Montana’s lifestyle and offering a glimpse into what makes the region unique.

Championing change

In a field often criticized for its stagnancy and adherence to tradition, Ryan innovates. Bringing back insights from his global travels to the real estate scene in Montana, he introduces his clients to a world where real estate is not just about acquiring space but embracing a way of life.

His efforts have not gone unnoticed. With the 2023 Top Producer – Commitment to Excellence Award under his belt and goal of providing exceptional service at EXIT Realty Bitterroot Valley South, he has helped propel the company to the forefront of the Bitterroot Valley real estate market. Yet, it’s his personal touch, from baking sourdough to hiking with his chocolate labrador, Harley, that endears him to those looking for more than just a property but a piece of Montana real estate to call their own.

For vacation home buyers, investors, and relocators, choosing a realtor is not just about finding a property but discovering a gateway to a life that intertwines the beauty of Montana with the feeling of being part of something bigger—something global.

Montana, with its untouched beauty and sprawling landscapes, offers more than real estate opportunities; it provides a chance to be part of a legacy that honors the spirit of the West while infusing it with diverse experiences and backgrounds.

By Jordan French Jordan French has been verified by Muck Rack's editorial team

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Jordan French is the Founder and Executive Editor of Grit Daily Group, encompassing Financial Tech Times, Smartech Daily, Transit Tomorrow, BlockTelegraph, Meditech Today, High Net Worth magazine, Luxury Miami magazine, CEO Official magazine, Luxury LA magazine, and flagship outlet, Grit Daily. The champion of live journalism, Grit Daily's team hails from ABC, CBS, CNN, Entrepreneur, Fast Company, Forbes, Fox, PopSugar, SF Chronicle, VentureBeat, Verge, Vice, and Vox. An award-winning journalist, he was on the editorial staff at and a Fast 50 and Inc. 500-ranked entrepreneur with one sale. Formerly an engineer and intellectual-property attorney, his third company, BeeHex, rose to fame for its "3D printed pizza for astronauts" and is now a military contractor. A prolific investor, he's invested in 50+ early stage startups with 10+ exits through 2023.

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