News from the Knoff Group

Yellowstone Airport to Expand…Again

As Bozeman’s population and popularity expand, the need grows for transportation infrastructure. Yellowstone International Airport has done a great job anticipating this growth as they keep their eyes to the future. BZN eyeing new gates, destinations, and Southwest Airlines in the future Carson Vickroy KBZK 7:33 pm January 24, 2019 Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport handles …

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Belgrade backs high school – $25M Bond Passed with 60%

After a history of not passing school related bonds and initiatives, Belgrade voters are changing their tune. Better education of the public by the School Board was a great catalyst for this to happen. Read more below. Belgrade backs high school – Levy, building bond pass by wide margin by Sam Weber, Belgrade News staff …

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Greater Gallatin Interactive Water Quality Map

The Greater Gallatin Watershed Council has started a new initiative to have the public help collect water quality data from around the valley. Check out their new monitoring page here>> Data in the map collected at Stream Team monitoring sites – those interested in volunteering can check out their website at greatergallatin.org

New Appraisal Rules; The Sky Is Not Falling – Forbes

Collateral Underwriter is an automated risk assessment software that reviews appraisal reports for FannieMae regulated mortgages.  There has been much discussion that the program (already updated to another version since released at the beginning of the year) is essentially creating a ‘zestimate’ i.e. automatic valuation based on algorithms.  Or it could just speed the process …

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Top 5 Things You Should Know About Ag Irrigation – GGWC

The Greater Gallatin Watershed Council is a nonprofit organization that works with local volunteers, students, and other organizations to bring water quality monitoring, stream restoration, and watershed education to the Gallatin Valley with the goal of improving water quality for all. They held a canal tour last month and offered this summary in their most …

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Sellers’ Market in Bozeman?

Over the past couple of months, the market has continually tightened around popular price points resulting in multiple offer situations and sellers on properties priced under $300K have been backing down very little off their asking prices.   New construction continues to go up around the valley and the demand is ever increasing.  It appears we’ve …

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Bozeman planning department hits one day record – building permit submissions

There is a verifyable building boom going on in the Gallatin Valley.  The City of Bozeman Planning department hit the one day record for building permit submissions last week.  Reported by Erin Stauttaher in the Bozeman Daily Chronicle… Bozeman planning department sets one-day record for building permit submissions ERIN SCHATTAUER, Chronicle Staff Writer The city …

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Rising Bozeman housing costs coming to Belgrade

The Prospera Business Network published its trice annual cost of living study that confirmed what most Gallatin Valley residents already know: Bozeman’s housing market is expensive.According to the report, housing in Bozeman costs 9.5 percent more than the rest of the nation. Drew Little, the Prospera Program Manager, said that number does not factor in …

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Featured Listing: 3813 Equestrian Lane, Bozeman, MT

Pending.  Backup Offers Welcome. Schedule your showing with Marcie Hahn-Knoff today!  Call or Text 406-599-3530. MLS #190322.  Brand new Craftsman custom home under construction in Baxter Meadows. Built by Edge Construction. Tucked into an existing neighborhood with excellent views of the Bridger Range, this home features a bright and functional design and convenient location close …

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