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 →

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 →

Bozeman voters pass $125 million bond for two high schools

Bozeman, Montana is growing and the community has just welcomed a new high school and an existing high school renovation into the mix.  This will affect property taxes but will give more space for students to learn and grow.  It will also cause there to be more redistricting.  The groundbreaking will likely come in 2018… read more →

Commission to discuss regs for Bozeman vacation rentals – BDC

The vacation rental saga continues.  It appears that the commission is looking through a more restrictive lens for future action. Commission to discuss regs for Bozeman vacation rentals By Eric Dietrich Chronicle Staff Writer Apr 23, 2017 An effort to hammer out city regulations for Airbnb-style vacation rentals is headed before Bozeman commissioners for discussion.. read more →

Quarter 1 2017 Year Over Year Southwestern Montana Real Estate Market Comparison

Our real estate market didn’t slow down much over the winter months and has quickly accelerated even as spring has not completely taken hold. One month into quarter 2 and multiple offers are becoming the norm in many segments of the market for well priced and positioned properties. There are a handful of factors at.. read more →

Opportunity for public comment – Belgrade – Bozeman Frontage Road Improvements

I, for one, would LOVE a multi-use bike/pedestrian path that connects Belgrade with Bozeman.  It would be a huge improvement for our communities. The Montana Department of Transportation (MDT), in partnership with the Federal Highway Administration and in coordination with Gallatin County and the cities of Belgrade and Bozeman, is developing a corridor study of.. read more →

Ready to go from renter to homeowner?

The age old question – rent vs buy. In our area, rents are skyrocketing – and many people can purchase and pay less than renting a similiar property – by a lot. Renting vs. buying a home: Which is best for you? By Dawn Papandrea Posted: 11/18/16 Updated: 01/13/17 Sara Woznicki, a 25-year-old Richmond, Va.,.. read more →

Six takeaways from Prospera’s annual economic report

Our area of Montana is growing at record pace. Population, cost of living and our economy are expanding as a result. Prospera has just released their annual economic report for Gallatin and Park Counties. And the data indicates that this trend will continue. The report can be viewed in its entirety at prosperaprofile.org. Six takeaways.. read more →