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Thousands of Americas young men and women died insuring YOUR right to Vote! If they can go fight on forien soil for your right to vote the least you can do is excersize your right. It's YOUR Duty.It's primary day in many States (if not all) and voting in the primaries is just as important as voti...
A Marked Improvement This WeekWhile I would still categorize our market as slow and a Buyers market we did see a good improvement in closings this week of single family, stick built homes with-in the City limits of Minot North Dakota. Here are the stats:The chart above is the total MLS activity f...
Actually I don't even remember what year this was but as soon as my sister sees this post she will set the record straight.Family weddings, I'm sure you have a picture like this one in a drawer or old photo album.Back in 1976 this is how I would describe my family. Today if you asked me to descri...
The Minot Home Builders and Local Lenders teamed up to have a "Meet & Greet" the candidates for Local, County, and State offices tonight. It was really a nice casual affair attended by Realtors, Bankers, and Home Builders.It was easy to pick out the newcomers from the seasoned politicians as they...
There is current legislation regarding flood insurance that everyone should get involved with if there is ANY chance your home our your community may be flooded.5 Years ago, nearly to the day, Canada sent flood waters down the Mouse/Souris river that they new would destroy thousands of US homes b...
There is a lot to be said about the old phrase "He is a self made man". It kind of reminds me of the story: Chuck Norris was born in a log cabin that he built. Of course that can not be true... even of Chuck Norris.However as our Active Rain friend Lou Ludwig reminds us each and every day, one wa...
I Didn't Think Things Could Get Slower... But They Did!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 267 homes for sale in Minot, ND with 138 pe...
Our MLS changes open houses from Sunday to Thursday after the Memorial Day Holiday and then back again after Labor Day. Often that 1st day of change makes for a pretty slow open house. That was the case for me tonight. I'm sure the down pour of rain we received during the open house didn't help e...
As a young man (40 some years ago) working in a record store I quickly became bored with mainstream Rock-N-Roll. I fell in love with anything odd. Some of you are old enough to remember that on the paper record jackets of some LP's were offers for "sampler" records. Most of these samplers were pu...

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Owner of Ward Co. Notary Services, retired Realtor
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