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Places With The Best Housing In Montana 2018

Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score70
  • Glendive, MT
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,353
66
  • Sidney, MT
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,407
72
  • Miles City, MT
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,667
71
  • Belgrade, MT
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,874
75
  • Bozeman, MT
  • (City)
  • Population: 41,761
  • The main reason I live in Bozeman, MT and love it is the scenery. That is also why hundreds and hundreds of people visit each year. The city is nestled in a valley surrounded by several mountain ranges,
63
  • Havre, MT
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,815
  • This review is coming from a young college age student, so I will attempt to make it as fair and honest as I possibly can. I am currently a resident of Havre, Montana (I have been for the last twenty-one
63
  • Lockwood, MT
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,670
61
  • Lewistown, MT
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,868
65
  • Helena Valley West Central, MT
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,753
63
  • Helena Valley Southeast, MT
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,543
72
  • Whitefish, MT
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,859
65
  • Helena, MT
  • (City)
  • Population: 30,102
  • We just got back home to a different state and I can't tell you how good it is to be home. I've never been to Helena before and was so disappointed. The drivers are crazy and so grumpy. We ran into a
62
  • Anaconda-Deer Lodge County, MT
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,176
53
  • Butte-Silver Bow, MT
  • (City)
  • Population: 33,708
  • i was born and raised in Butte and couldn't wait to get out. Butte is pretty much the red headed step child of montana. it has a very rugged reputation and nown for being an "old minning town". being a
68
  • Livingston, MT
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,210
65
  • Kalispell, MT
  • (City)
  • Population: 21,619
  • Pros: Big, gorgeous nature and wildlife and tons of lakes and rivers. Stunning mountain vistas. Good core shopping for consumers thanks to it being a tourist destination (Target/Wal-Mart/Costco). People
63
  • Missoula, MT
  • (City)
  • Population: 70,117
  • Extremely rude people. Make fun of people who are overweight & disabled & elderly. If your not born & raised here your treated like
64
  • Evergreen, MT
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,546
68
  • Great Falls, MT
  • (City)
  • Population: 59,479
  • Thirty five years ago my husband and I traded our two week Florida timeshare vacation for one that was located in Great Falls Montana. From the moment we arrived, we knew we'd never leave. Montana is a
68
  • Laurel, MT
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,931
64
  • Billings, MT
  • (City)
  • Population: 109,089
  • I moved here bout 3 years, since my husband is from here. the only other place i've lived is my hometown, which is pretty much a mini version of Billings in western Montana. I cannot wait to move out of
56
  • Bigfork, MT
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,032
59
  • Orchard Homes, MT
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,655

Housing is one of the most important factors when deciding where to live in Montana. Housing prices continue to rise, but there are still some deals to be had. When searching for a new home, you want to ensure that home prices in that area are appreciating, but you also need to ensure that the home prices will fit within you budget. AreaVibes used science and data to create a list of the best cities in Montana to buy a new home with a population over 5,000 people.

The cities listed above have been chosen as the best places to buy a new home in Montana as they have seen high appreciation rates combined with a solid income to home price affordability ratio. High appreciation rates are a good indicator that the home will continue to increase in value, while the affordability ratio ensure that homes in that area are affordable based on the median household income to home price ratio.

To further narrow your search results for the best places to purchase a new home in Montana, you can use the filters. Start by selecting cities and/or neighborhoods, city size based on population, categories (amenities, crime, cost of living, education, employment and weather) as well as home/rent prices to ensure that the cities fall within your budget.