March 20, 2024

Buyer Tips!

🏡📝 Buyer Tips Alert! 📝🏡 Whether you're a first-time homebuyer or seasoned pro, these 3 tips are the🔑 to success:

Posted in Buying a home
Jan. 7, 2022

Moving To Laporte, MN: 5 Reasons To Move Today! [2022 Edition]

Moving To Laporte, MN: 5 Reasons To Move Today!
Laporte is a quaint town that sits in the Hubbard County area of Minnesota. The town has a population of around 150 and the residents in the area love the clean streets and the small-town atmosphere. If you’re thinking about moving to Laporte, MN keep reading to find out what it’s really like living in Laporte, MN.

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Dec. 21, 2021

The Ultimate Guide To Living In & Moving To Blackduck MN

The Ultimate Guide To Living In & Moving To Blackduck MN

Falling just 25 miles from Bemidji, Minnesota, Blackduck is a scenic town located along the northwest edge of the Chippewa National Forest. A short distance from Blackduck Lake, the town is home to under 1,000 residents, Blackduck is set within the county of Beltrami.

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Nov. 24, 2021

Living in Bemidji MN: Neighborhoods, Schools + More!

Lake Bemidji in Bemidji Minnesota

Living in Bemidji

Bemidji is a beautiful city that is nestled around Lake Bemidji located in northern Minnesota. A historic and charming town, Bemidji is brimming with life. From things to see and do, to excellent schools and attractive neighborhoods, Bemidji is a wonderful city.

Bemidji is the largest city in northern Minnesota, with a size of nearly 17 square miles and over 15,000 people. The population doubles during the summer months when visitors flock to Bemidji for boating, biking, camping, hiking, fishing, golfing and other outdoor activities available in the area. Bemidji is located in Beltrami County just south of Lake Bemidji and halfway between Duluth and Grand Forks.

Bemidji, Minnesota has a rich and colorful history. Often referred to as the "First City on the Mississippi", Bemidji is also the alleged birthplace of the legendary Paul Bunyan who the city paid homage to in 1937 when they erected a statue in his honor. According to Discover America, this, among other Bunyan and Babe statues are the second most photographed statues in America- only surpassed by Mount Rushmore.

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Posted in Buying a home
Feb. 4, 2021

Selling Your House Guide Winter 2021

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Posted in Tips: Sellers
Nov. 5, 2020

Blog - Winter Showings

Here in northern Minnesota, we are no stranger to the cold and snow. Although summertime is the busy season, buyers are certainly not stopped because of the snow, and sellers shouldn’t be either. There are multiple reasons why listing your home in the winter months can be beneficial, but we will get to that later. First, we need to ensure you are giving potential buyers the best experience during winter showings of your home. There are steps that need to be taken in the winter months before showings that are not necessary in the summer, but make a huge difference to buyers...Read more

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Sept. 1, 2020

Blog - 7 Tips for Millennials Buying Their First Home

If you were born somewhere between 1980 and 1998, you are a part of the Millennial generation. Since you were born with the Internet practically at your fingertips, it only makes sense to say you live in a research driven world. Today, Millennials make up the largest group of home buyers and are powering the modern housing market. If homeownership is a part of your dream, here are seven tips to help you have a better idea of what it takes to buy your first home...Read More

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Aug. 6, 2020

Blog - Why You Should Have House Plants

House plants have been a huge trend lately in home decor and design, and for good reason. House plants have been proven to be very beneficial for us to have around, and here’s why.

Believe it or not, there are tons of things in your home secretly giving off harmful pollutants called...Read More

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Aug. 5, 2020

Blog - The Importance of Good Photos

So you’ve decided to sell your house. What’s next? Home photos. If your realtor comes to your house and takes out their phone to start taking pictures, it may be time to rethink who you’re listing with. The quality of the photos in your home’s listing will make a huge difference in the timeliness of selling your home. If a buyer is clicking through dark, blurry, low quality pictures they most likely will move on to the next home. On the other side, if the photos are bright, clear, and inviting, your home will come across as much more appealing. Our team once had a seller come to us looking for help selling their home. Their home had been listed for 901 days with a different agent and was not selling. When we looked into the listing, we immediately knew why. The pictures were dark, blurry, and didn’t capture good angles of the home. We went to the home, rephotographed, and listed the home. It sold and was closed in 118 days. This is the importance of good home photos.

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Aug. 5, 2020

Blog - Moving With Pets

If you are anything like our team, your four legged friends mean the world to you. It’s pretty easy to decipher your pets mood and how they are feeling. Animals grow attached to their environment and things just as humans do, so it’s no wonder why moving can be stressful for them. A new house, a new yard, new smells, new people…it can sometimes be very overwhelming for your pet. On the human side of it, moving with pets isn’t always easy either. Packing up their stuff, traveling with them, watching for signs of stress and discomfort, the list goes on and on. Our team cares about every member of your family, even the furry ones (or maybe scaled or feathered too.) That is why we are writing this article, to make moving with your best friends as easy as can be...Read More

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