Big Sky Crowded: Growth, density and the future of the Gallatin Valley

Big Sky Crowded: Growth, density and the future of the Gallatin Valley By Eric Dietrich Chronicle Staff Writer Jan 31, 2016 It’s hard to argue with the math. Buoyed by the region’s booming economy and widely lauded quality of life, Gallatin County pushed past the 100,000-resident mark for the first time last year. Since 1990,.. read more →

Hot Off the Presses – PureWest Montana Lifestyle Magazine

The little elves at PureWest Properties have been busy getting this beautiful publication ready for the presses.  Luckily, we were given a digital version of the magazine to share in advance of the full gloss printing that will be available soon.  Enjoy this gorgeous publication, full of the very best real estate available from around.. read more →

Local YMCA shifts center plans outside Bozeman over street costs dispute | News |

This is a rather surprising development with the local YMCA – based on the cost savings, it seems to be a much better move for them to build at the corner of Love and Baxter. Local YMCA Shifts Center Plans By Eric Dietrich Chronicle Staff Writer The Gallatin Valley YMCA said Friday it is abandoning.. read more →

Split city commission passes housing plan |

The City Commission in Bozeman has gone round and round with this idea for more than a year – after hearing arguments in support and against the measure, they have finally decided on a plan of action.  It will be interesting to see if this has a lasting positive impact on the affordability of our.. read more →

Take a Montana roadtrip from your couch – National Geographic

Enjoy this fun video that takes you on a 90 second roadtrip through Montana – created by National Geographic!  How fun! Want more? You can explore roadtrips throughout the state on their website. Montana Road Trips read more →

Quarter 3 SW Montana Real Estate Market Recap

We’re already halfway into Quarter 4 and the real estate market in Southwestern Montana continues to chug along. While new listings coming on the market are slowing from their summer peak, the listings that are coming on have continued to go pending and sales remain strong. There were some interesting shifts in our market during.. read more →

Bozeman makes cover of AAA Via Magazine

Bozeman strikes yet again in the press – snagging the cover of the latest regional AAA Via magazine.  The article covers in broad strokes fun activities and delicious eateries to partake in on a trip to our fair city. More information on the VIA website >> read more →

Quarter 2 2014-2015 Greater Gallatin & Big Sky Real Estate Market Comparison

The side by side comparison of the Gallatin Valley and Big Sky area real estate market statistics for 2015 vs 2014 in Quarter 2 is quite interesting. Single family home sales show media sales price climbing in all areas with large gains in Three Forks (where the market is looking healthy again) Bozeman city limits,.. read more →

Do we all have a stake in affordable housing? 

Monday’s Bozeman City Commission meeting will discuss an ordinance that will make it easier for developers and builders to build affordable housing units without them being ‘mandated’ to – through reduced impact fees thorough subsidy, smaller lot size requirements, reduced parkland requirements and accelerated permit processing. If this passes, it’s up to the builders and.. read more →

PSC hears Four Corners WSD pitch – The Belgrade News: Local News

Representatives from Utility Solutions and the Four Corners Water and Sewer District made their pitch to the Public Service Commission Tuesday morning to place the private utility into public hands. A lot of the two-hour hearing at Belgrade City Hall revolved around the fate of Elk Grove subdivision residents. Currently, utility service to Elk Grove.. read more →