About DTJ

Welcome to Dye, Tavary and Judge Real Estate!

We are a small real estate company based out of Cut Bank, Montana.

Dye Tavary, and Judge Real Estate first started as an insurance and real estate business, that the owner, Shawn and her husband opened on their 25th wedding anniversary. When Shawn’s husband passed in 2018, she took over the real estate side of the business and she has been in the business for five years.

At Dye, Tavary and Judge Real Estate we go above and beyond for our clients

We know how stressful buying and selling a home can be, and we are there every step of the way to ease that stress. We go above and beyond for our clients, because we wouldn’t be in business without you.

“A client of ours who was selling their home had their windows broken into. We wanted to go above and beyond for the client, so we hired someone to board up the windows for the seller. That’s the kind of company we are, we are a family, and we want to be able to help our clients when needed.”

Shawn Christiaens - Owner of Dye, Tavary and Judge Real Estate

Meet Our Team


Shawn, the owner of Dye Tavary, and Judge Real Estate, brings a unique background to the industry. With 32 years of experience as a dedicated teacher, she made a successful transition into real estate while still teaching and running a catering business on the side. Taking over the business after her husband's passing in 2018, Shawn embraced the new adventure with enthusiasm, attributing her success to hard work and the guiding presence of God. Her teaching background instills a nurturing and patient approach to her real estate endeavors, focusing on building relationships and creating positive and memorable experiences for each client. Shawn's journey from teacher to business owner showcases her resilience and unwavering commitment to providing exceptional service through Dye, Tavary and Judge Real Estate.


Bruce is a licensed Broker at Dye, Tavary and Judge Real Estate. He takes pride in ensuring that every client's experience with Dye, Tavary is one they will fondly remember. His goal is to establish a strong rapport with each client, making the homebuying process effortless and minimizing any stress. With extensive training in property, Bruce is equipped to assist you in finding or selling property in Cut Bank, MT. His expertise and dedication will guide you through the journey, making it a seamless and enjoyable experience.