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North Branch, Minnesota has an extreme hot market.Great homes sell in hours and not days.If you plan on winning a multiple offer you need to be ready.I had new clients ask for the name of an inspector.When they showed up at the listing to see the home, the inspector was in tow.The clients were on...
I always chuckle when I see this cartoon.Especially when the weather is unseasonable cool.The weather is changing and it does not matter if it is man made or Mother Nature or even both.People will complain no matter what.For me, I am just glad to see the weather each and every morning no matter w...
North branch, Minnesota is cold.Well, not really a deep freeze.But, still much colder than normal.A lot of complaining and a lot of flowers and tree buds destroyed by the cold.Many people refused to believe it could freeze yet.But the average last day of frost is towards the end of May.But, with ...
Searching for a new home should be fun.It should not be a chore.There are many things you can do to lessen the stress. Get pre-approved...better still get a full approvalDecide more about what you need instead of just what you want.Narrow your search area.Be patient!Work with an agent that is upb...
We as humans are never satisfied.Last week we were hoping for a little rain.Today, we are near drowning.Only the ducks and geese are happy with the weather.Right now even the farmers are twiddling their thumbs waiting for dry weather.Our heavy ground will require a week of warm dry weather so the...
Well, I have been given tip for this year and I am going to try this.It is not often that I try new things but this one looks like fun.It is best to try this when it is cool as it will taste better in cool weather. . This should work!!!!
Stress!Buying a home can be stressful but it does not need to be so much.Couples that have talked about what they want (not all have) have a betterbuying experience than those who are winging it.Before you start looking even on the computer... Decide what you need.Bedrooms, outbuildings, Locatio...
Well, I wonder where this guy was hiding.It is to early to be a newly hatched out butterfly.It hit -20 this winter....so how did it survive?I can't think of a place that this little body could survive.This is true of many insects.Nature is wonderful. I am always in Awe.
Yes, it has warmed up and the itch to plant is there.WE will get some cool weather and even some freezing temps.Those temps average to about memorial day in my area.But, I am working the ground and getting it ready to plant.Also, I am picking my worms for fishing at the same time.Double Duty!!! ...
Everyone has their own idea of peace and quiet.Although, for many that piece is loud music.For me it is the sounds of nature, preferably on a quiet lake.No matter how quiet or how loud, we need that piece to regenerate our minds.Even if for only a few minutes! My favorite real estate to sell is ...