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Discover the Rustic Allure of Lewistown

By Elizabeth Nitz | Mar 2, 2021

Discover the rustic allure of Lewistown. This beautiful town of 5,800 residents has both the natural beauty and western lifestyle that Montana is famous for. If you’re looking for an authentic small-town experience with plenty of recreation and relaxation, Lewistown is worth checking out. Location Lewistown is just 125 miles from Billings Logan International Airport […]

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Belgrade Looks to the Future With Revitalization Plan

By Elizabeth Nitz | Feb 23, 2021

A revitalization plan for Belgrade looks to the future. Belgrade, Montana no longer wants to be known as the bedroom community for Bozeman. An Urban Renewal District was designated in 2017 and the city has an ambitious revitalization plan up for review that will set it apart from Bozeman as its own unique destination area. […]

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Bozeman a Desirable Destination Despite the Pandemic

By Elizabeth Nitz | Feb 17, 2021

Bozeman continued to be a desirable destination despite the pandemic. While some major cities were shutting down, Bozeman presented a much different picture. Yellowstone National Park saw record numbers of visitors in September and October 2020. Total visitation in 2020 was only down by 5%, and that included the park being completely shutdown for the […]

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Fun Things to Do in Bozeman in the Winter

By Elizabeth Nitz | Feb 9, 2021

Looking for fun things to do in Bozeman in the winter besides skiing? Discover these other great activities to try during our sunny winter days. (Be sure to look up Covid-19 restrictions before planning your trip.) Ice Climbing Ice climbing is just as popular among enthusiasts in the winter and Bozeman has some of the […]

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What to Expect in Bozeman Real Estate in 2021

By Elizabeth Nitz | Feb 2, 2021

What to Expect in Bozeman Real Estate in 2021 Bozeman real estate in 2021 is currently in a seller’s market. From 2019 to 2020, the median sales price increased from *$399,900 to $420,000 and inventory dipped to 0.4 months supply. My prediction is that it’s not going to get any better or less competitive in […]

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Predictions for the Economy and Real estate market in 2021

Predictions for 2021 Economy and Real Estate Market

By Elizabeth Nitz | Jan 28, 2021

Matthew Gardner, the Windermere Real Estate Company, gave our company his thoughts on the Economy and the Real Estate Market this week.  The summary of his talk is below: Currently the economy is declining a bit and as expected due to Covid. We have recently seen declining jobs numbers which funnels to declining spending.  However, […]

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The Short-Term Rental Market in Bozeman

By Elizabeth Nitz | Jan 26, 2021

  The short-term rental market in Bozeman is strong thanks to the mountain setting, college town designation and year-round recreation. That’s if you can find one. It’s no secret that the Bozeman real estate market is tight right now, with almost no inventory. And with the city’s new zoning map and recently established regulations on […]

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Experience the Prairie of Northeast Montana

By Elizabeth Nitz | Jan 19, 2021

How to Experience the Prairie of Northeast Montana It’s usually western mountain towns like Bozeman, Missoula and Kalispell that get all the attention. But if you’re interested in seeing another side of Big Sky country, then head north to experience the prairie of northeast Montana. A driving tour is best so you can take in […]

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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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