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Pssst! No Secrets for Selling Your Grand Forks House

If you’ve learned to skip past onscreen click-me’s with hyperlinks reading, “Top 10 Secrets” or “Best Kept Secrets of the Pros,” you can usually rest assured that you’ve saved yourself some time. No matter whether the long-hidden secrets deal with diet tips, shopping discounts, or travel destinations, nine times out ...

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In the Far Future, Driverless Autos Could Impact Grand Forks Area Properties

The headline in Bloomberg Technology a couple of week’s ago was startling: “A Driverless Future Threatens the Laws of Real Estate.” In a week that opened with Wall Street’s heart-thumping 1,175-point Dow selloff, did we really need something to also threaten the very laws of real estate? Especially something from ...

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SDIRA Alternative to Traditional IRA

For many typical Grand Forks area breadwinners, last week’s stock market gyrations undoubtedly revived feelings that had been largely absent for quite a while: retirement jitters. Nearly a quarter of working Americans own Individual Retirement Accounts—but since most IRAs’ values fluctuate considerably with the ups and downs of Wall Street, ...

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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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