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New building under construction in Town Center | Explore Big Sky

New commercial is a good sign – Big Sky is growing. New building under construction in Town Center Phase 1 of new apartments, business space By Emily Wolfe Explore Big Sky Managing Editor BIG SKY – Perhaps you’ve noticed the mountain of dirt sitting just east of Lone Peak Cinema. By November, it will be …

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Belgrade Schools refinance bonds – taxes going down

Here’s news you don’t see every day.  Property Taxes going DOWN in Belgrade after the Belgrade School District refinanced four bonds – saving taxpayers over a half Million cool ones. Nice! Belgrade Schools refinance bonds Hannah Stiff, Staff Writer Property owners in Belgrade will save a bit of money on taxes paid to the schools …

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Gallatin Forest to start electrical line upgrade

The electrical line servicing Big Sky has been inadequate for quite some time.  An EIS has been issued for the proposed route for a new transmission line through Gallatin Canyon and is now within its 45 day appeal period. Gallatin Forest to start electrical line upgrade by Bozeman Daily Chronicle Staff The Gallatin National Forest …

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Is your vacation rental legal?

The City of Bozeman requires vacation rentals to be permitted.  This is an interesting article that ran in last Sunday’s paper about the issue. by Amanda Ricker When the housing market collapsed in Bozeman, Phil Sgamma feared the bank would foreclose on his home. He began renting to tourists to make ends meet. “It did …

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Market Watch – Something to Smile About

  ERA published this market recap for Bozeman recently.  Some good information here process and gleaned from the Southwest Montana MLS.Wondering what your property is worth?  Contact Marcie today for more information.  406-599-3530 It is relatively easy to find lots of good news about our local, regional and national real estate market. Trend lines are …

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Trend or Fad? Where is the market in Bozeman and Big Sky heading?

Gallatin Association of Realtors held an informational session for their Realtor® members today about market statistics for 2012.  In addition to the yearly market recap, a sub-theme of the discussion was for everyone to share their views of how they personally are seeing the market react and try to identify where the market is heading …

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Neighborhood Profile: Wylie Creek Estates, Bozeman

Wylie Creek Estates is a neighborhood located outside Bozeman City limits off the recently reengineered Valley Center Road in Gallatin County.   Named for Mary Wylie, a member of the first tourist party to cross Yellowstone Park in 1880 via covered wagon.  She had followed her husband William Wallace Wylie to Montana from Iowa in 1879 …

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