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Monthly Archives: January 2018

    Bozeman’s Growing School Enrollment Requires Two New Elementary Schools in the Next 10 Years

    By Hart Marketing | January 25, 2018

    By now, most Bozemanites are aware that the city will soon break ground on a second high school on the west side of town. However, Bozeman High School isn’t the only school that will soon be full— all 8 of the existing elementary schools are expected to reach capacity by either 2020 or 2021. With... Read More

    Why Baby Boomers and Millennials Are Competing for Housing

    By Hart Marketing | January 19, 2018

    For years, many parents put their family homes up for sale once the kids grew up and moved out— this is known as the “empty nest” story, where many parents wanted to downsize as they grew older and neared retirement. This isn’t the case anymore— many Baby Boomers (born between 1946 and 1964) haven’t been... Read More

    How To Ensure a Smooth Move with Your Pets

    By Hart Marketing | January 19, 2018

    While moving to a new home is tremendously exciting, it can also be incredibly stressful. Whether you’re moving across the country, across the state, or just across town, moving requires a lot of preparation and planning ahead of time, especially if you have pets. We all love our furry friends and want to make the... Read More

    A New Solution: Bozeman’s First Affordable Housing Director

    By Hart Marketing | January 19, 2018

    Bozeman’s Affordable Housing Action Plan pinpointed several major strategies to implement over a 5-year timespan (2012-2016). Its purpose was to work on providing more affordable housing units and down payment assistance for both renters and homeowners alike. While this plan outlined several goals that were partially met by the end of 2016, affordable housing in... Read More

    Affordable Housing Development for Livingston in the Works

    By Hart Marketing | January 19, 2018

    With 13.2% of Livingston’s total population (last estimated in 2016 at 7,401) in poverty, the addition of an affordable housing development would greatly benefit citizens who are currently working and earning lower wages. How is This Problem Being Addressed? Over the next 10 years, the Montana Board of Housing has assigned $27 million in credits... Read More

    Generational Effects on Housing Market Trends

    By Hart Marketing | January 19, 2018

    Inventory of homes for sale is tight and as a result, months of supply is low. With so many homes not remaining on the market for long, sellers have the advantage over buyers in that they have a much higher chance of obtaining top dollar for their home.  While this information isn’t new, you may... Read More

    5 Tips to Help Your Home Sell in the Winter

    By Hart Marketing | January 19, 2018

    True or false- the best time to sell your home is typically during the spring and summer months— true. However, this doesn’t mean that you can’t sell during the winter and still get a great price. If you’re considering selling this winter, here are several tips to help you prepare your home: Snow removal: In... Read More

    Home Prices and Growth: What’s Going On?

    By Hart Marketing | January 19, 2018

    What Does Growth Look Like Around the U.S.? It comes as no surprise to many of us that owning a home can be an expensive venture. Factor in HOA fees, interior appliances/materials, miscellaneous maintenance costs and everything in between, and it’s easy to see why being a homeowner can appear to be daunting to some.... Read More

    Long-Debated Black-Olive Project Gets Approved By City Commissioners

    By Hart Marketing | January 19, 2018

    In September of 2016, the Black-Olive project was first presented to Bozeman City Commissioners as a 5-story building that would feature 56 apartments, as well as commercial business space on the ground floor and 37 on-site parking spaces. Many neighboring residents spoke out at both public meetings and on Facebook’s “Save Bozeman” page to express... Read More

    The Annie and Oak Street Issues: Bozeman’s Second High School Faces New Challenges

    By Hart Marketing | January 19, 2018

    While the overall design for Bozeman’s 2nd high school has been approved, the actual design drawings will be completed sometime this month, at which time the School Board will take its final vote on the design. Previously, we had learned that the design was modern and sleek, with elements of brickwork, black metal cladding and... Read More