Gallatin County Voters OK Open Space Levy – BDC

Gallatin County voters have spoken that open space is important to them! Gallatin County voters OK open space levy By Freddy Monares Chronicle Staff Writer Jun 6, 2018 A proposition to increase taxes in Gallatin County and give more than $20 million to the county’s open space program was easily winning voter approval Tuesday night… read more →

Q3 2017 Y/Y/Y Real Estate Market Statistics and Metrics Plus Six Market Takeaways

Real Estate Market Analysis Q3 2017 Six Market Takeaways Video Single Family Homes Quarter 3 2017 showed continued median sales price acceleration across almost all areas with the exception of Big Sky. Median prices were up year over year between 9% (Livingston/City of Bozeman) and 20% (Three Forks). Days on market are indicative of a.. read more →

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 →

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 →

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 →

2016 Year Over Year SW Montana Real Estate Market Comparison and Recap

‘Tis that time again – the final numbers are in for the 2016 real estate market in southwestern Montana and overall it is again a picture of growth. Let’s have a closer look at where the market sits in comparison to previous years. Key Metrics – Year over Year 2014, 2015, 2016 Southwest Montana Real.. read more →

Quarter 4 2016 SW Montana Real Estate Market Recap

As we near the heart of winter, let’s take a look back at the key real estate market metrics and statistics for the Bozeman, Belgrade, Big Sky and surrounding market for Quarter 4 2016. Key Metrics – Year over Year Comparison Quarter 4 2016 Southwest Montana Real Estate The Quarter 4 2016 real estate market.. read more →

Forecasts predict strengthening Montana economy, revenues

Currently, forecasts point towards a strengthening of Montana’s economy. This is being used as a basis for a new tax plan for Montana. It will be interesting to see how things pan out as our Legislative session convenes in February. Forecasts predict strengthening Montana economy, revenues By MATT VOLZ Associated Press Nov 16, 2016 HELENA,.. read more →