The 3 biggest money decisions you’ll ever make – Business Insider

The biggest by far is whether or not you own real estate. The numbers are just wow! The 3 biggest money decisions you’ll ever make Liz Weston, NerdWallet Aug. 30, 2017, 11:18 AM Some factors that influence your financial success are beyond your control.But the decisions you make about three key areas in your life.. read more →

‘Right Now We’re Booming’ | Municipal | belgrade-news.com

Belgrade has been experiencing a boom of new construction as Ryen Glenn neighborhood has taken off and Meadowlark Ranch and Las Campanas continue to infill. ‘Right Now We’re Booming’ Belgrade on track to break record for building permits by Freddy Monares, Belgrade News staff writer Jul 13, 2017 Belgrade city planners say they are on.. 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 →

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 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 →

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 →

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 →

Demand for US Houses Soars: Mansion Global

Demand in our area of southwestern Montana remains strong as we make our way into the 2nd month of the year.  Inventory is tight.  News from 40,000 feet over the nation in this article – in truth there is no US real estate market.  But good to see overall statistics and compare to what we.. read more →

No slow down for Luxury Real Estate Sales – Mansion Global

This is an interesting development – I don’t believe in ‘national’ real estate markets, but segments of the market, such as the luxury sector ($1M and above) can trend on a national level.  Perhaps there has been no slow down due to the booming stock market – perhaps due to strengthening sentiment about real estate. .. read more →