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2017 

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I've always associated that term to the days that I shot pool for beer money about forty years ago. When you shoot pool for money (usually beer money) you not only need to know what you are doing but you also need to know what the balls are going to do when you call your shot. I never did like sl...
01/29/2017
We had just 4 closings this week, two less than last week in our very narrow category of stick-built single family homes within the City limits of Minot. Of the homes that closed this week the average days on market was 103. The chart above is the total MLS activity for the week. This includes AL...
01/28/2017
If you are selling a home the more storage space the better, no doubt about it. When you are “living” in a home that same storage space can be a two edged sword.First let me add a caveat to my first statement: being able to show others that your home has a lot of storage space is a good thing… as...
01/24/2017
 We only had 3 closings this week, a surprising decrease (to me) over the 9 last week in our very narrow category of stick-built single family homes within the City limits of Minot. Of the homes that closed this week the average days on market were 209, a big increase from 130 days on market last...
01/21/2017
Why own a monster truck that makes you look little when you stand next to it? While having my "RealMan Van" serviced it was fun to see this vintage Honda N600 in the showroom. It is a 1972 and the history on it says the engine could achieve 9000 rpm, produce between 36 to 45 hp. The N600 was capa...
01/19/2017
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The spring like weather we are having is giving us some beautiful sunrises, 3 days in a row now (that I have witnessed). Of course here in North Dakota we are really only about half way through our winter and will most likely see snow another 3 months BUT we sure can enjoy this "January Thaw". I ...
01/19/2017
I can't believe this property didn't sell at $12,000. then $9000. BUT NOW at $5,000.It's got to go!!!It needs some work but but this is a great deal for the first time home owner or for someone wanting to get their feet wet in the rental market. The previous owner got a very good start on remodel...
01/18/2017
I am so glad that I'm an early riser. I am almost always in the office by 7:00 AM. I'm also glad I have a window office or I would have missed this fantastic sunrise this morning. God is the most amazing artist, no man will every have the entire atmosphere as his canvas... and just look at what G...
01/17/2017
Maxed out your credit card?Put it on ice... Literally!This is some great advise from fellow blogger Christina Hayes (Rainer) here on Active Rain in her post How to obtain an 800 credit score! Christina says: "If you are carrying credit card balances, don’t cancel the cards just yet. I just need y...
01/16/2017
After a couple of weeks of sub-zero temps anything above 20 degrees feels like a heat wave. This doesn't go just for locals, our Vicar (pastor in training) from Seattle WA mentioned from the pulpit that he couldn't believe how "warm" 20 degrees felt.Tina urged her brother Timmothy to help build a...
01/15/2017
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