City approves affordable housing near Baxter Square Park

More moves are being made to deal with one of our biggest issues in the Bozeman area – affordable housing. City approves affordable housing near Baxter Square Park By Katheryn Houghton Chronicle Staff Writer Feb 28, 2018 A Bozeman field that developers have been trying to build on for more than a decade is set.. read more →

FHFA Announces Conforming Loan Limits for 2018 – Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Baseline Limit Will Increase to $453,100

This announcement will be a boon to homebuyers looking to stay out of Jumbo loan territory. FHFA Announces Maximum Conforming Loan Limits for 2018 Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Baseline Limit Will Increase to $453,100 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 11/28/2017 Washington, D.C. – The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) today announced the maximum conforming loan limits.. 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 →

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 →

Hot Button Issues for 2014 – A summary in Bozeman

It’s interesting to take a yearly cross section – an assessment if you will – of what the biggest hot button issues for a community are and then bundle them together for study. It gives across section of where a community stands in growth and involvement.  I found this article very enlightening – especially the.. read more →

Bozeman Cost of Living | Prospera Business Network

Prospera Business Network has just released their Quarter 3 Cost of Living Index for the Bozeman area.  This is a very interesting comparison on how we stack up against other areas – including larger metropolitan communities. Bozeman’s Cost of Living at Two Percent Above the National Average, Housing 16 Percent Above Average for Third Quarter.. read more →

Possible ‘Student’ Housing Development Considered by City of Bozeman – Bozeman Daily Chronicle

Zoning commission just met on this proposal and was split 2-2.  It will be interesting to see where it goes from here.  This is not an MSU project. Read Full Article by ERIN SCHATTAUER, Chronicle Staff Writer – January 23, 2014 A proposed housing project near Montana State University is drawing criticism from neighbors who.. read more →

Bozeman, Belgrade, Big Sky – Quarter III 2013 Market Watch

The markets in Bozeman and surround, Belgrade and Big Sky all posted interesting numbers as Quarter 3 wrapped up. Comparing quarter to quarter between years shows an informative cross-section of how the market is performing versus this same time last year. The market in Bozeman has been plugging right along – median sales price is.. read more →