Guns, bear spray and handsaws: These aren’t your average luxury real-estate brokers.
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Guns, bear spray and handsaws: These aren’t your average luxury real-estate brokers.

August 22, 2019 | Candace Taylor, The Wall Street Journal

By Candace Taylor, The Wall Street Journal

In a wide-brimmed straw hat, Tim Murphy walks nimbly across a fallen tree trunk suspended 6 feet above a creek, then turns and motions for me to follow. He has spent the past few minutes explaining where a guesthouse could be built on this wooded 10,600-acre property high in Montana’s Pintler mountains, but getting to the spot where he envisions the main house requires crossing the runoff-swollen creek. Eyeing the narrow trunk, I decide to take his word for it…

Read the full story at The Wall Street Journal where Tim and fellow Montana broker Bill McDavid were both profiled and share anecdotes from their life as “glorified tour guides” and where their love of the profession and commitment to clients is evident.