Real Estate

Survey finds 1 in 4 sellers changed how their home is viewed

Nearly 1 in 4 home sellers nationwide are changing how their home is viewed while the home remains on the market due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, according to a new survey from the National Association of Realtors®. The changes include sto… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. Username Password Remember Me […]

Federal Reserve lowers the target range for federal funds

The coronavirus outbreak has harmed communities and disrupted economic activity in many countries, including the United States. Global financial conditions have also been significantly affected. Available economic data show that the U.S. economy came… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

How to clean with a shortage of supplies

 In light of concerns about COVID-19, various health organizations have issued specific instructions on how to maintain personal safety and cleanliness. These recommendations involve using common household products to sanitize homes, offices and… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Local REALTOR ® Jill Barrett earns acclaimed GRI designation

Jill BarrettHIBBING — Minnesota REALTOR® Jill Barrett was recently awarded the highly acclaimed national Graduate REALTOR® Institute (GRI) designation. In completing the required curriculum, Jill Barrett, of Johnson Hometown Realty in Hibbing, joins … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

B.I.C. Realty in Cook under new ownership

Julia Maki and Taryn Sandberg plan to grow 40-year company

Pictured (l. to r.) are Taryn Sandberg, Julia Maki, Sally Ludlow and Mark Ludlow. Submitted photo.COOK — B.I.C. Realty has been operating out of Cook since 1971 providing real estate expertise and services in the northern Minnesota area. The company … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Why is my house so dusty; what to do?

Spring is a season of rebirth and renewal. As trees and flowers bloom anew, many people get renewed vigor to tackle projects in and around the house. Spring cleaning projects can take on many forms, from garage overhauls to washing the interiors and … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

DIY projects that can help conserve energy around the house

Even the smallest DIY projects can produce big savings. More information about energy-saving home improvement projects can be found at www.energy.gov.Home renovation projects can pay numerous dividends. Renovations can have a positive effect on resal… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

What to know about DIY insulation

Perhaps due in part to the popularity of home improvement television shows, many homeowners now tackle an assortment of home projects without professional assistance. These weekend warriors embrace the do-ityourself philosophy to home improvement, sa… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Homeowners: What is sweating a pipe?

 Copper plumbing long has been a standard in home construction. Anyone who has a home with copper pipes should have an understanding of how to make repairs in the case of a leak or if modifications need to be made. “Sweating pipes” is one term h… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

What is a standby generator and should you have one?

No one wants to imagine losing power in their homes. But homeowners and renters face such situations every day. For those who aren’t prepared to confront power outages, doing so can be a nuisance in the best of situations, and potentially very danger… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.


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