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Will Home Sales in Grand Forks Match “Soaring” U.S. Rate?

Grand Forks home sales do usually respond in the seasonal pattern that is familiar in most other areas. Spring and summer lead the way for weather-related, financial, school scheduling and other family-related reasons. From now into well past July (and sometimes even August), home sales activity can be counted on ...

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Preparing for Appraisals, 5 Stress-Reducing Tips

You’ve probably heard the wry old saying: “Nothing clears the mind like the prospect of being hanged at dawn.” For some homeowners, you could add an equally wry modern real estate version: “Nothing clears the mind like having a real estate appraiser drop by for a look-see.” We’d like to ...

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Mortgage Interest Rates Stage Surprise Turnabout

It usually takes at least some digging to come up with relevant news for Grand Forks real estate watchers. Last week provided an exception. The boldest headlines, cable TV info crawls, and email announcements dealt with the unexpected move in mortgage interest rates. The welcome news for Grand Forks home ...

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9 Unnerving Home Improvement Ideas

When it’s one of those weekend days when the Grand Forks weather has refused to cooperate with outdoor plans, one way to fill the idle time is to go online in search of home improvement ideas. You may not follow through with any for your own home—but it’s fun to ...

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