Quarter 2 2017 Greater Gallatin Real Estate Market Update Report and Metrics

Real estate market update and analysis Q2 2017 by Marcie Hahn-Knoff, Broker | REALTOR® Quarter 2 2017 shows a strong market with climbing median sales prices and for the most part declining days on market. The main stumbling block for our market is lack of inventory. Single family home sales showed an increase in median.. read more →

Gallatin County housing growth ranked 18th nationally, but lags new population

We are indeed in an inventory crunch – and with new rulings by the City of Bozeman on affordable housing, it will be interesting to see if the growth trend moves out of the city and into the county or into the Belgrade market, more. Gallatin County housing growth ranked 18th nationally, but lags new.. read more →

Belgrade City Council OKs TIF district to boost downtown | Municipal | belgrade-news.com

Belgrade is taking steps to try to enliven the downtown area – one holdback is that much of the land on the south side of Main Street is BNSF land. Will be interesting to see how effective this is. Belgrade City Council OKs TIF district to boost downtown Michael Tucker, Jun 8, 2017 Belgrade News.. read more →

Ryen Glenn Residents Oppose Zoning Change – Belgrade News

It will be interesting to see how the City of Belgrade sides on this issue. Growing pains are being felt valley wide. Ryen Glenn residents rise up against zoning change for rental buildings by Michael Tucker,Jun 29, 2017 Belgrade News A standing-room only crowd got their wish to quash a developer’s proposal to build more.. read more →

Bozeman commission plans to ban new full-time vacation rentals in all residential zones

Has the commission gone too far? Time will tell… Bozeman commission plans to ban new full-time vacation rentals in all residential zones By Eric Dietrich Chronicle Staff Writer Jun 23, 2017 17 City commissioners forged ahead Thursday evening with an effort to regulate Airbnb-style short-term rentals in Bozeman, endorsing language that would forbid new vacation.. read more →

Living Near These Stores Boosts A Home’s Value – INMAN

While we do not have either of these two stores in Bozeman, the effect is real. I see this as a direct comparison to living close to Bozeman’s vibrant Main Street and all the fabulous shops, restaurants, eateries and events that the area offers. Living near these 2 stores boosts a home’s value – Whole.. read more →

Five Items to Include if you’re building a home – Mansion Global

Considering a new home from scratch.  Here are some great suggestions for designing your new abode. From the June 9th edition of Mansion Global. Five Checklist Items to Include If You’re Building a New Home By ANNE MACHALINSKI Originally published on June 09, 2017 For people who have decided to build rather than buy a.. read more →

Fannie to Loosen Mortgage Requirements | Realtor Magazine

Fannie to Loosen Mortgage Requirements Daily Real Estate News | Wednesday, June 07, 2017 Government-sponsored financing giant Fannie Mae will ease its requirements next month, raising its debt-to-income ceiling from 45 percent to 50 percent on July 29. The move could pave the way for a larger number of new buyers to qualify for a.. read more →

Commission delays vacation rental decision – stricter proposals on the table

The city commission yet again has tabled the discussion on the vacation rental issue, this time until June 22nd.  Below are two articles that recently ran in the Bozeman Daily Chronicle.   Bozeman commissioners delay decision on vacation rentals By Eric Dietrich Chronicle Staff Writer May 22, 2017 After several hours of public comment Monday.. read more →

International street artist’s mural – MSU Public Art Initiative Bozeman Magazine

Montana State University in Bozeman, Montana is growing with the installation of the new parking garage, and that is getting its own special spin thanks to the creatives and artists at the school. Looking forward to checking out this new collaborative art project. International street artist’s mural launches MSU parking garage public art initiative Wednesday.. read more →