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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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Decisions, Restraint in Advance of Selling Your Home

If you are planning on selling your Grand Forks area home—perhaps as early as this spring—you’ve already begun to give thought to getting it in shape for photography and showings. Some of the most obvious projects will be the most important (cleaning and de-cluttering are among those). You might tackle ...

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Las Vegas Electronics Show Unveils Real Estate Gadgetry

In real estate, it’s the steak—not the sizzle—that draws serious offers. Even so, every year about this time it can be useful (and great fun!) to watch what comes out of Las Vegas’ CES gathering. This year’s edition of the Consumer Electronics Show—the annual trade extravaganza that grabs headlines for ...

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A “Best Retirement Property” Differs from Previous Finds

Whenever you set about planning for a move to a new home, particularly if you are an experienced homeowner, you usually don’t need to create a whole new priority list of factors you’ll be looking for. But by the time you have capped off a full career—when retirement is definitely ...

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