Pertinent Local News 
and Information

As your local realtor, I like to be as informed on all the upcoming building, community and financial changes in the Gallatin Valley.  When I find out something, I like to pass it on to you, the client. Click the photos to click through to the article. Please check back here often for up to date information.  —Carolyne

Montana’s Coolest Mountain Town Is
Just 90 Minutes from Yellowstone

By Tiana Attride

Published on 9/27/2021 at 5:36 PM

 Housing prices drop month-to-month in Gallatin County; still higher than last year

By Melissa Loveridge, Bozeman Daily Chronicle
February 20, 2021 


The Californians Are Coming.
So Is Their Housing Crisis.

By Conor Dougherty, The New York Times
February 12, 2021



Homebuyers are leaving big cities for Big Sky, Montana

By Danielle Hyams and Jade Stepeney, MarketWatch
February 12, 2021

Big Sky, Montana, has become an increasingly popular destination for second home owners in recent years.


Bozeman is pushing for a local option sales tax again. No one has high hopes about its prospects.

By Nora Shelly, Bozeman Daily Chronicle
January 31, 2021

Bozeman is again pushing for a seemingly all-but doomed proposal to establish a local option sales tax this legislative session.


Bozeman again tops list of strongest micropolitan areas

By Nora Shelly, Bozeman Daily Chronicle 
January 30, 2021


Real estate numbers continue to spike in Bozeman, Gallatin County

By Melissa Loveridge, Bozeman Daily Chronicle
December 22, 2020

The cost of buying a home continued to climb in November, with a 46.4% increase in median sales price of a single-family home between November 2019 and November 2020. (Click photo for the article.)


More Developments Planned for South Bozeman

By Katheryn Houghton, Bozeman Daily Chronicle
October 23, 2019

Bozeman commissioners approved the next step Monday to convert agricultural land at the corner of South 19th Avenue and Kagy Boulevard into apartments, storefronts and 30 acres of parks.  (Click the photo for the complete article.)



New Belgrade Developments 

By Sunrise Homes


As the populations Bozeman and the Gallatin Valley continue to grow, residential development continues to expand as well. Communities like Belgrade and Manhattan are seeing a boom in new home construction fueled by the growth.  
(Click photo for complete article.)


Bozeman to lose affordable housing units amid increased demand

By Shaylee Ragar, Bozeman Daily Chronicle
August 8,2020 

The restrictions that keep Aspen Meadows as affordable housing are set to expire in July 2021, further reducing the limited number of affordable homes in Bozeman.  (Click photo for complete article.)

Bozeman Considers Expanding Compost Program for Food Waste

By Shaylee Ragar, Bozeman Daily Chronicle
August 6, 2020

The city of Bozeman is exploring options to offer composting for food waste as a city service, like curbside garbage pickup.  

Can you guess where Bozeman
landed on this Top 20 list?!?  

Nate Shivar, ShivarWeb
September 23, 2019

The Bozeman area has a population of 111,876, and lies at the gateway to Yellowstone National Park along with the largest ski resorts & outdoor opportunities in the United States. The town regularly appears as the “Best Small Town in America” lists.  Click the photo to see where Bozeman ranked on the list!


Residential sale prices spike
in Bozeman over past year

By Mederios Babb, Bozeman Daily Chronicle
November 25, 2018

Housing Prices in Bozeman Rise Over 20% in Past Year

Jesse James, XL
November 21, 2018


The 25 Coolest Towns in America: 2018

Matador Network


10 Best Places to Raise a Family


Livability- Journal Communications, Inc.

Cities where the middle class can no longer afford a home

By Samuel Stebbins, 24/7 Wall Street
USA Today
August 15, 2018

Families are considered cost burdened and having difficulty affording rent.  Click the picture below to read more about the top 20 cities and the effects it is having on the middle class. 


Red Flags That Indicate
a Real Estate Market Crash

By Jordan Lulich
July 28, 2018