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Where Summer Shines, is this years theme.Summer does always seem to shine during the week of the North Dakota State Fair and I have to say this is always my favorite week of the year. Most often the weather is very cooperative, sometimes in the 70's and sometimes up to 100 degrees. Personally, I ...
Earlier this month it was announced that Minot may not have a fireworks show because the money that pays for it comes out of our Hotel Tax and revenues are way down.So why the sarcasm on my part? The fireworks show is always held after Racing Night at the Fair Grounds. When do the races end... ar...
New to Minot? You don't want to miss the ND State Parade. The ND State Fair Parade is held the 1st Saturday of The State Fair. This is the only parade held in Minot ND and it is huge. If you want a good seat to watch from you need to set up early. I, and many others actually set up the night befo...
Our Newest ListingThis Townhouse is located atop the beautiful Puppy Dog Coulee in SE Minot. Great views and a excellent location with easy access to shopping, dining, recreation, and more. There are tons of features to this home but my favorite is the view, followed by it's proximity to my favor...
I happened to notice this little guy on the exterior wall of our home next to the front door. He is only about the size of a dime but he seemed so out of proportion with his BIG Head.I didn't really notice his beauty until I got the picture into my Photoscape program to crop and resize the pictur...
Let's assume you have decided to list your home for one reason... to SELL it!Next step: Find a Real Estate Agent.How do you determine which Real Estate Agent is going to help you accomplish your goal ... to SELL it!Do you sign a contract with the hottest looking agent in town? Of course you do if...
My son has a Christmas Countdown Calendarbut I confess that the on 25th of every month I take note of how many months to Christmas.If you are just now contimplating purchasing a home and wanting to be in by Christmas you need to get on the stick NOW!Your first step is to go to a lender and see wh...
Our BEST Week Yet For 2016 The chart above is the total MLS activity for the week. This includes ALL types of properties as well as all cities in our MLS. The chart below is very restrictive as explained below.Today there are 273 homes for sale in Minot, ND with 149 pending sales. The most expens...
Born on the 1st of the month? Your birth certificate may say so but not affording to Social Security. Another tidbit of our governments stupidity.I became eligible for social security on May 16th. My coworker became eligible for social security on May 1st.My coworker received his first check in t...
While driving out to a rural property yesterday I noticed that the Milkweeds were just starting to bloom.I immediately thought about how I should be seeing the Monarch butterflies very, very soon.It's always fun to the Monarchs appear and to see their cocoons on the Milkweeds. I remember as a chi...

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Owner of Ward Co. Notary Services, retired Realtor
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