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 →

The water conundrum: A limited resource, a cacophony of voices and a region that continues to grow

As a semi-arid climate, water availability may become a more dominant consideration for future development The water conundrum: A limited resource, a cacophony of voices and a region that continues to grow By Lewis Kendall Chronicle Staff Writer May 6, 2018 It’s runoff season and Sourdough Creek, bloated and brown from sediment dragged down by.. 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 →

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 →

City of Bozeman vs Gallatin County – Westside Bozeman Transportation Plan

Just who should contribute to the City of Bozeman’s new transportation plan? Developers along the stretches considered have had to cough up funds to improve roadways as part of getting their building permits – but the county isn’t budging. City plans westside road ‘mega-build,’ but county doesn’t want to help pay by Eric Dietrich, Bozeman.. read more →

Lawmakers consider local-option sales tax – NBC Montana

A sales tax would allow for a little less pressure on property taxes and allow for more in the coffers to deal with infrastructure. I am curious as it is a non-essential goods sales tax. What are your thoughts? BOZEMAN, Mont. – Lobbyists in Helena are pushing a local-option sales tax, and it could mean.. read more →

HUD Lowers FHA MIP by a Quarter Point | Realtor Magazine

Big news for FHA loans – still some work to do to make them more user friendly, but this is a big step. Mortgage insurance premiums on FHA-backed loans will be lower by 25 basis points on loans endorsed starting January 27, the federal government announced today. “After four straight years of growth and with.. read more →

Law and Justice Center bond fails in Gallatin County – KWYB

It was refreshing to see a combined effort between the City of Bozeman and Gallatin County to come up with a plan for a new Law and Justice Center.  But the price tag proved to be too much for over half of the voters in our area.  It will be interesting to see what the.. read more →

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