Finding A Place to Hang Your Hat in Great Falls

It is probably the largest purchase that you will make in your lifetime.  A 30-year commitment in most cases.  Maybe shorter, maybe a little longer if you refinance at some point.


Buying a home is a major decision.  Where to buy that home in a select city area is also a big choice in the decision-making process.  It seems that it really is about location, location, location.

Making The Leap to Homeownership from Out of Great Falls

For those that are moving to Great Falls, MT from another location, many times simply asking where they should buy is the best way to garner information.  Recently someone did just that on the Ask Great Falls Montana social media page.

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I was amazed at the answers from fellow Great Falls residents.  While some areas were singled out as bad, the number of answers that offered places to look way outweighed any negative comments.

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Where Are the Best Places for Homes in Great Falls, MT

So, you are looking to move to Great Falls and are curious about where to look?  What did the residents suggest for the best places to buy?  Depending on your spending budget, ideas were plentiful for many areas around the city.

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Suggestions from the post included:

  • Fox Farm area.  Mature homes and yards, though somewhat pricier, even though some are outdated.
  • Riverview area.  Many traditional homes with longstanding residents.
  • Mountain View area.
  • Black Eagle.  A mix of retired residents and families.
  • Gore Hill area.  Often with acreage, quiet and helpful neighbors when needed.

What about you?  What are your recommendations for families that are looking to move to Great Falls and our area?  Have a great neighborhood that you love?  Let us know by commenting with our socials, through our app chat feature or you can email me here.

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