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4 Home Hazards You May Not Know About

You have smoke detectors. Your doors have good locks. The bathtub has a slip-free pad. By all accounts, your home is a safe and secure place for your family to live. However, there are some hazards that many homeowners don’t consider or even know about. For instance: 1. Blocked eavestroughs. ...

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6 Factors Shape Spring Selling Season

This Tuesday, Grand Forks calendars mark the first day of spring: the vernal equinox. The onset of astronomical spring doesn’t quite coincide with Grand Forks’ real estate spring selling season, which most agree should be considered to start 12 days later, at the start of April. Just about everything you ...

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Safety First for Home Buyers’ Earnest Money Deposit

When a young Grand Forks area home buyer first hears the term “earnest money deposit,” the words alone pretty much explain the general concept. But we make sure to clarify the details before we begin to put together our offer. The purpose of the earnest money deposit is to assure ...

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3 Simple Moves Build Power for Buying Your House

Since buying a house is rarely a spur-of-the-moment decision, the shrewdest way to use any lead time is to fortify your side of the coming transaction. After all, there will be two sides striking that bargain. For their side, the sellers will have to spruce up the property, prepare a ...

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