This area is named for the creek that winds through the valley like a snake not because of a large population of rattlesnakes. The Rattlesnake Neighborhood continues to experience strong buyer demand. The valley is surrounded by wilderness areas, hiking and biking trails, and features a strong elementary school. The commute to downtown Missoula is short and easily bikeable. Its not surprising home values continue to climb. A tight inventory and a lack of development continue to put upward pressure on prices.
In 2020 the average sales price in the neighborhood climbed to $548,701, average days on market were 99, and a volume of 84 homes sold.
In 2019 the average sales price was $468,738 with a typical market time of 116 days. The volume was 83 homes sold.
In 2018 the typical selling price was $422,999 and average market time was 101 days. 91 homes sold during the year.