Montana Department of Commerce http://mtpr.net en Montana sees increase in median home prices http://mtpr.net/post/montana-sees-increase-median-home-prices <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Data released Thursday from the U.S. Census Bureau shows Montana’s median home value moved up 5 percent in the two years after the Great Recession.</span></p><p>The statistics were gathered in the states nine most populous counties in the years 2010-2012 and were compared to the same figures from the recession years of 2007-2009. They show the state’s median price for owner-occupied households bumped up to $183,600 from $174,900 during the recession.</p> Fri, 15 Nov 2013 00:40:46 +0000 Dan Boyce 11129 at http://mtpr.net Montana sees increase in median home prices Wolf Creek looking to implement resort tax http://mtpr.net/post/wolf-creek-looking-implement-resort-tax <p></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Some residents in the town of Wolf Creek are looking to change their tiny hamlet north of Helena into a resort.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Or, at least, they are hoping to set up a resort tax.</span></p><p>Wolf Creek area resident Pat Hunter said the community needs extra money to clean up groundwater.</p><p>“The people in Wolf Creek would not be asking for a resort tax if they weren’t faced with the burden of putting in a sewer system that, quite frankly, they can’t afford,” Hunter said.</p> Tue, 29 Oct 2013 23:57:15 +0000 Dan Boyce 10379 at http://mtpr.net Wolf Creek looking to implement resort tax