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 →

Belgrade voters approve safety mill levy

Belgrade is growing and the city is taking steps to try to grow with the population. This safety levy is just one of many that we’ll likely see coming down the pipe as the area adds new homes and people. Voters approve safety mill levy Michael Tucker, editor May 4, 2017 Belgrade voters resoundingly approved.. 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 →

Big Sky Reports Record Visitation 2016-17

Even with a sub-par snow year in SW Montana, the visitors keep coming.  Word is out… Big Sky reports record-breaking visitation numbers for the second year in a row by Connor W. Davis/ May 10, 2017 For the second consecutive year, Big Sky Resort is reporting record-breaking visitation numbers. The Montana resort comprised of 5,800.. 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 →