Courage is contagious. When a brave man takes a stand, the spines of others are often stiffened. Billy Graham Veteran’s Day, November the 11th, is recognized across the world and is of significant importance to many. Also known as Remembrance Day or Armistice Day in recognition of the end of World War I. Every year,…

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When searching for your dream home, it s easy to become swept away by a property’s beauty and make a buying decision based on your emotional reaction. However, as one of the most significant purchases you’ll ever make, it’s important to approach the house hunting process with a clear idea of the non-negotiable characteristics you…

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The unthankful heart discovers no mercies; but the thankful heart will find, in every hour, some heavenly blessings. – Henry Ward Beecher September is usually the time for children everywhere to head back to school. But as the coronavirus pandemic continues to upend various areas of life, countless schools are opting to resume classes via…

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 We hope all is well for you in these crazy times! Because of these tumultuous times, many people are thinking more about their finances and the planning they have in place.  To help provide a resource to his clients, Reg Aldrich, with COUNTRY Financial®,  will be hosting a Virtual Event featuring Tom Hegna that will hit…

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Nearly every major metro area across the country saw home prices continue to escalate in the second quarter. Median single-family home prices increased year over year in 96% of measured markets—or 174 out of 181—during the quarter, according to the latest report from the National Association of REALTORS®. That percentage matches the metro areas in…

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As with most areas of life, the coronavirus pandemic has introduced many new challenges to the process of buying and selling a home. While having your home on the market right now may not seem ideal, there are some factors working in sellers’ favor. Specifically, the supply of homes for sale remains low and demand…

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After being cooped up indoors due to shelter-in-place orders, buyers are reemerging and making outdoor space a priority in order to flex their green thumb. The pandemic is shaping people’s lives in new ways and causing some to reevaluate what features they want in a home. Now more than ever, potential home buyers are prioritizing…

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“We have two ears and one mouth so that we can listen twice as much as we speak.” – Epictetus As people across the U.S. head to the beach or backyard barbecues to celebrate Fourth of July, we commemorate the signing of the Declaration of Independence and other pivotal events in the country’s early history.…

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The 4th of July may look different this year, but if the last few months have taught us anything, it’s to appreciate the little things. As we celebrate our independence, my mind shifts to those little things. So, I wanted to share a list of ways you can commemorate the holiday. Maybe one of these…

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