Posts Tagged: montana

Bozeman, Montana Real Estate Market Strong

I moved to Bozeman, Montana in 2007 with my born and raised Montanan husband. After relocating to Bozeman I have watched the city evolve and grow from something that felt like a small town to a flourishing city. I was here to experience the terrible explosion in downtown Bozeman. The hailstorm of 2010 that thrashed… Read more »

Whole Towns For Sale in Wyoming, Montana

Buford, Wyoming, the nation’s smallest town, will lose its long-time – and only – resident on Thursday when the outpost along Interstate 80 is auctioned off to the highest bidder. The minimum bid for Buford, 10-plus acres with a convenience store-cum-gas station situated between the capital city of Cheyenne and Laramie, Wyoming, is $100,000 for… Read more »

MT: Unemployment Rate, Home Prices Down in Bozeman in 2011

It’s difficult to discern which direction the local economy went in 2011. … Gallatin County’s unemployment rate in November was 6.7 percent, nearly a full percentage point lower than November 2010. Home prices in Bozeman and Belgrade dropped 5.5 percent between January and October, and fewer Gallatin County homes were foreclosed upon during the past… Read more »

MT: Helena Home Sales Spiked in August

Helena’s housing market appears to be staying ahead of the national trend as Realtors saw a big spike in sales to end the summer season. Seventy-four homes were sold in August, which is considered the peak month for home sales across the country. That number was the second highest in the local association’s history and… Read more »

MT: State Doing Better Than Most in Foreclosures

The newest data on home foreclosures says there’s an increase in the Pacific Northwest, but Montana’s doing better than the majority of the United States. Foreclosure-response.org says Montana, as a whole, has fewer foreclosures than most U.S. states, but it’s a different story when you look at individual cities. In some, foreclosures are on the… Read more »

MT: Real Estate Market Showing No Signs of Improvement

A recent housing report by the University of Montana Bureau of Business and Economic Research comes to a sobering conclusion: “Three years into its real estate slump, Montana’s housing markets do not yet show definitive signs of improvement.” The report includes all the familiar words Montanans have learned to accept as reality. Foreclosures. Declining prices…. Read more »