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real estate agent: If you've got a Sweet tooth! - 05/09/13 09:01 AM
Here in Minot ND there is an awesome unique bakery called Sweet & Flour, from cookies to pastries to Quiche's and cheesecakes they have it all, all home made I will add. Each day they make something new. Its nice to have new opportunity's to taste new items every time you go. With great combinations of flavors and recipes for your liking. Its a great place to have lunch or a little birthday get together with friends. Or if you just want something Great to eat , you can take a book and find a seat in one of their cozy chairs (1 comments)
real estate agent: SMALL TOWN LIVING IN VELVA ND 58790 - 03/18/13 11:18 AM
SMALL TOWN LIVING IN VELVA ND 58790 Living in Boomtown isn't for everyone. Everything, or should I say every town, West of Minot ND is Boomtown. That would even include a few, 5 or 10, miles to the East of Minot. In an impossible efort to keep up on what's new in the Minot area I took a road trip East of Minot on Hiway 52. This had always been an area very slow to develop, only old timers had heard of "Valley Vegitable", a mom & pop vegitable stand 5 miles or so East of Minot. Well even though I (4 comments)
My creative, pet loving, daughter felt the need to torment dress up her beloved guinea pig, Titus, for Halloween. I have to applaud her for her creativity. Last week we had Tina's teacher conferences (7th grade) and of course there were no surprises, she's a genius (we think) and every teacher commented on how polite and well mannered she is. She is sooo unlike her dad from when I was in school. Have a fun and safe Holloween and look out for furry little bees named Titus. Bob L. Timm National Marketing Realtors, 1919 North (13 comments)
Single family, 3 bedroom, 2 full baths, RV parking,New kithcen floor, Linoleum flooring, New carpet in living room. full/unfinished Basement, 1980 double wide set on a full wood basement. upgraded kitchen. fireplace. Comes with Refrigerator and Range/Oven. RV parking. A/C and Heated garage. 4 car garage capacity. portch and deck. 1456 sqft on main floor. 2704 sqft total. 2.5 acres. plenty of room for horses, a shop, or children and pets. Nedrose school district.
Up here in the North land the days are getting shorter as winter draws near. Now I'm getting to the office before the first rays of sunshine. Today's sunrise made me stop what I was doing and take it's picture. Like a child screaming "Look at me, Look at me" I just could not deny it. Bob Timm, National Marketing Realtors, 1919 North Broadway, Minot ND 58703. Phone 701-720-8513 www.MinotHome.com (13 comments)
real estate agent: Inside The Scamp (My Tiny, Tiny Camper) - 08/17/12 09:15 AM
Inside The Scamp (My Tiny, Tiny Camper) For those of you who asked what the inside of my tiny little camer looks like here it is, as is. I do plan on having the cushions reupolstered soon and I will/maybe recarpet the floors. Also on the "to do" list is make new curtains. I am convinced that no matter what we will have fun with it. Our first test run will be this weekend. The real test will be to see if my Honda Oddesy can handle pulling it without overheating or burning a lot of oil (as it does when I (8 comments)
Uff-Da! If you live in North Dakota or in Minnesota Uff-Da is a common saying. We think it’s Norwegian for ”what the heck” but I was just thinking, maybe it doesn’t mean anything at all in the Norwegian language. After all Uff-Da is understood up here if you say it whether you drop a big rock on your foot or if a pretty girl walks by you in shorts and a halter top (the girl, not you). I guess either way it still says “what the heck”. OK, it’s understood whether someone unexpectedly (3 comments)
The home behind my kids is one of about a dozen nice homes that were built about 4 years ago. They have the river in their backyard. With the flood last year they had the river runnibg through the house, about 6 feet deep in the living room. All of these homes are in the mandatory buy-out plan thus they have all been abandoned. Tina and Timmothy are about 5 feet tall so the tallest weeds are about 7 feet tall. Regretfully about 20% of the homes that were lost to the flood (7 comments)
So OK, it took me 11 months to complete the course but I did it. In that 11 months I survived a flood, had to move my family twice because of the flood, changed Brokers that I was licensed under because my previous Broker retired, and moved my office as well. I was determined to get this done! It hasn't been easy with the Real Estate boom our area is experiencing with all the oil activity in Western North Dakota. As many of you know, even though I work under a Broker I (10 comments)
It was a beautiful sunrise... right behind me (the opposite direction of where my camera was pointed). Obviously we could not have had such a magnificent rainbow if the sun was not shining. I also have to give credit where credit is due, my beautiful bride took the picture. I also took several pictures with my camera but when I stuck the memory card in the reader it was blank... and I know they were award winning photos to :(. The photo above got me thinking about how wonderful our eyesight and our brain work (18 comments)
real estate agent: HERE COMES THE JUDGE... I BE THE JUDGE! - 07/03/12 06:48 AM
HERE COMES THE JUDGE... I BE THE JUDGE! I was more then a bit surprised yesterday evening when I received a phone call from this "clown" asking me if I would like to be a judge. This guy on the phone must be dizzy. Fact is.. he was Dizzy, Dizzy the Clown! The North Dakota State Fair is always held in Minot North Dakota (except last year when we were under 6' of water) and there are always more clowns around then usual. Of course these are REAL clowns, not the clowns that seem to dominate traffic with tricks like no (3 comments)
I snapped this sunset scene from my own front yard hoping to catch a little more color then I did. However I like the way the clouds showed up as I didn't even notice their unique texture when I took the picture. It was a beautiful day with the temp in the upper 70's, maybe low 80's. I have really been caught up in yard work replanting grass being it was all destroyed in the flood. We have a long way to go but to see the areas that I have replanted start to fill in (12 comments)
The number of people that have helped Minot recover from disaster is huge and it's diversity is also huge. There have been all kinds of dignitaries and stars here to help as well as entertain. Most notably was "Fergie" (married to a local boy, Josh Demel) and her band The Black Eyed Peas. I did not attend her concert as it was a bit spendy but every penny of the concert was donated by Fergie and the band to help Minot.
The band I did (11 comments)
real estate agent: A SNAP-SHOT OF MINOT NORTH DAKOTA TODAY, 06/13/2012 - 06/13/12 06:54 AM
A SNAP-SHOT OF MINOT NORTH DAKOTA TODAY, 06/13/2012 When I say a snap-shot of today I am saying that this is NOT a comprehensive picture. This is just one mans general view. Like the snap-shot below it doesn't give you a lot of information but hopefully gives you something.
Minot ND is growing at an unbelievable pace. Last year, 2011, we set new records for growth and now just 6 month later we have already shattered the total growth of 2011. Minot is very much the land of opportunity today. Over the past 10 years we have had steady (4 comments)
I am a little baffled as to why our board is so animatedly opposed to this measure, I'm thinking I owe it to my Buyers to see that they incur as little expense as possible as homeowners. If measure #2 passes North Dakota will be the only State to have abolished property tax. Please keep in mind that ND has a multi-billion dollar surplus in it's coffers. The biggest complaint I here is that local governments will have to go to the State legislator for funding. I (8 comments)
real estate agent: WHAT DOES EVERY GIRL WANT? - 05/24/12 07:05 PM
WHAT DOES EVERY GIRL WANT? Well if you are asking my 12 year old daughter (Tina) you may be surprised. Then again if you know my 12 year old daughter you may not be so surprised. For her twelfth birthday earlier this month I expected to here something associated with becoming a young woman. I'm not sure why I thought that being she has not shown any interest in anything remotely adult. What ever it was I expected it to be expensive, maybe even break Daddy's piggy bank. The first thing she asked for was expensive... yet another Lego set. Her (7 comments)
The Landscape Changes When You Are The Land Of Opportunity!
North Dakota, particularly Western North Dakota, had seen slow but steady growth for the last decade or two. Minot North Dakota had seen “better then” slow and steady but only by a thin margin. That was until The Minot Air Force Base added another bomber wing and at just about the same time the US Geological Team announced the largest oil find ever (and anywhere) was under Western North Dakota. Rumors abounded about how Minot North Dakota may grow as large as Houston Texas over night. I think everyone (9 comments)
real estate agent: A FLOOD OF BUSINESS DURING THE FLOOD BUSINESS - 06/19/11 10:54 PM
A FLOOD OF BUSINESS DURING THE FLOOD BUSINESS I have been so fortunate to be handling a flood of business during this flood business that it just seems funny to have such a blessing at the same time that I am facing the ominous presence of a situation that could wipe out a third of Minots' homes, including mine, and about a third of it's businesses, again including mine. The scene below is a block from my house. The water is usually about 50' from these homes and about 30 ' lower then the homes (these homes have full, finished, wood (9 comments)
real estate agent: It's Saint Ann's Bridge or Ann's Bridge or Ann Street Bridge ... maybe. - 05/20/11 12:07 PM
It's Saint Ann's Bridge or Ann's Bridge or Ann Street Bridge ... maybe. Yesterday I posted about an old pedestrian bridge in the heart of Minot ND. I thought it made a good photography subject. Then I thought I'd do a little Google research on it and found nothing at all. Today I called the Railroad Museum in Minot to see what they could tell me. What little information they had did lead me to something on the web. The fellow at the Railroad Museum said it is the Saint Ann's Bridge. It was built by Great Northern RR and they only (11 comments)
On my way to a signing today I could not help but notice this damaged wind turbine. For those of you who are not all that familial with wind turbines each of the three blades are about the length of two semi-trucks and trailers. Wind farms are beautiful to see as all the blades turning in unison reminds me of sleek beautiful giants doing a ballet. The box (turbine) at the top is about the size of a Fed-Ex truck. Some of the repairs necessary to these giants actually call for the technician to (15 comments)
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