Guest post by Jon Snyder
Smart homes are all the rage these days and are quickly becoming a hot commodity. A recent survey found that 65 percent of buyers would pay extra for houses with smart features – that is, anything in the home that connects to the internet. Smart features include connected security systems, HVAC systems, lighting, thermostats, door locks, and eco-friendly appliances—all of which can be controlled remotely from your smartphone or tablet.
While smart homes offe... read more
Each year, hosted by the BoZone, the Bozeman community comes together to cast votes for their favorite Bozeman institutions - everything from Best Burger to Best Oil Change are up for deliberation, and the community has spoken! Check out 15 of our favorite winners from 2018 below, or click here for the full report!Bozeman's Best Clothing Store - Revolver MenswearCheck out their website here.Bozeman's Best Place for Family Fun - Museum of the RockiesCheck out their website here.Bozeman's Best Place to Dan... read more
The Montana Land Board will meet next week to decide on the DNRC proposed Limestone West Timber Sale. The area affected starts by the popular Triple Tree hiking trail south of Bozeman and goes east towards Mt Ellis covering 443 acres of land. Approximately the first mile of forest is state school trust land and they have an obligation to raise the most funds possible for schools. The proposed timber sale could bring in $376,000. It would largely harvest dead or dying trees from bark beetle a... read more
Buying your first home can be an exciting and sometimes overwhelming experience. You may not know where to start, what steps to take, or who to reach out to for help. Read on to learn our top tips when beginning the journey of purchasing your first home in the Bozeman area.1. Determine Home Much Home You Can AffordIn order to have an accurate idea of what type of home you can afford, you will need to take into account your income, any outstanding debts or payments, your credit score, and how much ... read more
The Bozeman High School Transition Committee has narrowed 5 proposed boundary lines for the new high school down to two. Both options divide the city east and west. Option B follows 19th Ave and Option D takes a more zig-zag line from NE to SW through Bozeman. Below are the two proposed boundary lines and a chart with demographic data on each option. The School Board will likely vote on the proposed boundary lines at its meeting in two weeks. Public comments can be emailed to... read more