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Holidays in the air? Why Real Estate Deals Follow Halloween

Fa la la la la, la la la la: it’s carol time again! Not quite? You can’t almost hear those sleigh bells ringing? Well, brace yourself. Halloween is next Tuesday—and nowadays, that means that by Wednesday, holiday advertising will be with us for the duration Whether we admit it or ...

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A Century of NAR® First House Buyers Guidance…and a Quiz!

Our organization—the National Association of Realtors®—offers a wide range of guidance for Grand Forks area families who have decided it’s time to land their first house. With more than a century’s worth of experience, you’d expect nothing less. Last week we happened across an article the NAR had distilled that ...

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Rx for Real Estate Inspection Jitters

As worrisome physical symptoms go, house inspection jitters should not be worrisome in the least. Neither home buyers or their counterparts (home sellers) need be troubled if they find themselves awaiting the house inspector with mounting anxiety: these are perfectly normal symptoms. Our advice echoes HGTV’s prescription for a “Drama-Free ...

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House Design Idea Summed Up in a Single Word

There’s news in the world of house design—for a change! Those who keep in touch with the house design innovations that buyers are currently favoring know one thing is for certain: they don’t change overnight. True innovations are rare. Fads occasionally come and go (remember “industrial décor” and barn door ...

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