Real Estate in the Flathead Valley

The Flathead Valley continues to be a real estate magnet for families, businesses and investors. People want to live here. Where else can one live and enjoy all of the recreational activities and unparalleled beauty of NW Montana? More than 80 percent of Flathead County’s two million acres are protected as national parks, federal and state forests and private timber reserves.

It’s all about quality of life. With Glacier Park, Flathead Lake and the Bob Marshall Wilderness rubbing shoulders in Northwest Montana, Columbia Falls and the surrounding valley is an outdoor paradise.  It’s also an affordable place to live.

Real estate remains a solid investment in NW Montana – it’s a limited commodity and everyone wants a slice of Heaven. Natives, newcomers, investors and speculators are taking advantage of great interest rates and lower real property prices to buy their piece of the Last Best Place!

Purchasing your home in the Flathead is affordable. The median price for residences located in each of the following towns in 2014 was:

  • Kalispell: $200,450
  • Whitefish: $285,000
  • Columbia Falls: $228,825
  • Bigfork: $290,778
  • Polson: $217,500
  • Eureka: $195,000

For many reasons – unsurpassed beauty, affordable living, and a healthy lifestyle – Northwest Montana has become one of the most desirable areas of the country. And the Flathead is a premier national hotspot for families to relocate and businesses to build and expand.

To search the Columbia Falls area market (and entire Northwest Montana area) visit the local Realtor Association Multiple Listing Service at: Or, download the HomeSnap app on your mobile device and search the entire MLS database.

Source: Northwest Montana Association of REALTORS® MLS, Inc.