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The Growth Plan Surrounding Bozeman

By Elizabeth Nitz | Jan 12, 2021

The growth plan surrounding Bozeman is a hot discussion these days. People are moving here in droves and it’s not predicted to slow down anytime soon. In 2020 Bozeman home sales turned out record numbers (even during a pandemic) and sales continued to be robust through the end of the year. There is almost no […]

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Cross Country Skiing In and Around Bozeman

By Elizabeth Nitz | Jan 5, 2021

Did you know Bozeman has some of the most amazing cross country skiing in the U.S? There are approximately 70 kilometers of groomed ski trails—including a loop with snowmaking capabilities in downtown Bozeman. The Bridger Ski Foundation added snowmaking to Sunset Hills this winter, which will help extend the winter season. “It’s a big deal […]

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What Happened to Bozeman Real Estate in 2020?

By Elizabeth Nitz | Dec 29, 2020

No one was sure what would happen when the pandemic hit this spring. Well, it turned out this year was one for the record books. Let’s recap what happened to Bozeman real estate in 2020. The pandemic redirected people away from big cities and into less populated towns: Bozeman was especially desirable because of the […]

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What Should Affordable Housing in Bozeman Look Like?

By Elizabeth Nitz | Dec 22, 2020

Affordable housing in Bozeman is one of the biggest issues right now.  Affordability feels especially critical because of how tight the market has become since the pandemic. A huge influx of out-of-town buyers helped drive inventory down to record lows and prices up to record highs. The median price of a home in Bozeman is […]

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Real Estate in Red Lodge Montana

By Elizabeth Nitz | Dec 15, 2020

Real estate in Red Lodge is a great alternative if you’re looking for a different Montana experience than what Bozeman has to offer. Why You Should Consider Real Estate in Red Lodge Home prices are lower: The median price is $395,000 and the average price is $495,773. In Bozeman for the same period of time, […]

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Midterm Rentals in Bozeman

By Elizabeth Nitz | Dec 8, 2020

Moblhom provides much-needed midterm rentals in Bozeman Ashley McCullough launched Moblhom in 2019 after her own experience with Bozeman’s housing market. When she and her family first moved to town they were living out of a rental while their home was being built. But they soon faced a housing dilemma when their home’s completion date […]

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What’s It Really Like to Live in Montana?

By Elizabeth Nitz | Dec 2, 2020

Many buyers came flooding into Montana in summer 2020 spurred by the pandemic. They left the chaos and uncertainty of big cities in search of safe, wide-open spaces and relative affordability. It didn’t hurt that shows like “Yellowstone” portrayed Montana as a badass, beautiful and majestic place. (The Bozeman Daily Chronicle recently ran this story […]

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Bozeman’s Growth Plan for the Future

By Elizabeth Nitz | Nov 24, 2020

Bozeman in the summer of 2020 saw an influx of out-of-town buyers who helped the median home price jump more than $88,000 from July to August. And the Gallatin Association of Realtors Market Watch is predicting the market to stay hot during the typically slower winter months. All this points to the undeniable fact that […]

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The Best Ski Resorts to Visit on Your Next Trip to Bozeman

By Elizabeth Nitz | Nov 17, 2020

Skiing in Montana is some of the best in the country because of the adventurous nature of the unexplored mountains and the balance of sunshine and fresh snow. Bozeman is a great place to start your Montana ski adventure. The Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport has 18 direct flights this winter from several major cities and […]

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