Western Montana Community Trends: Florence
By Brint Wahlberg, The Wahlberg Team
(Windermere Real Estate)
As promised, I wanted to put together some similar reports on the trends happening the MLS area due south of Missoula in the Bitterroot Valley. Our markets blend together quite a bit and I thought it would be usedful to share some of the news from the Bitterroot as well. First up is Florence, the furthest northern community in Ravalli county, it's actually a much quicker drive to Missoula than to the county seat Hamilton. Florence is a small cluster of commercial buildings, mostly a large travel center, a small strip mall, and a few restaurants with the rest of the area spreading out around the valley. During the boom years of a decade ago Florence was very popular place to shop for wide-open views, low prices, and a quick commute to Missoula. The data I pulled comes from the BVBOR...