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    10 Tips to sell a home in Fall

    By Haley Englund | August 6, 2019

    Thinking about selling your home this fall? Use this list to help make sure your home is market ready! 1. Clean Up the Yard Rake dead leaves and debris in your lawn. Don’t let overgrown vegetation block the windows or path to the entrance. Cutting bushes and tree limbs will let the sun inside and... Read More

    August Home Checklist

    By Haley Englund | August 6, 2019

    Summer isn’t over yet, but it is time to start thinking about preparing for fall! See tips on how to prepare your home for the transition below! 1. Clean and store summer gear Once the fact that summer days are behind us hits you, consider cleaning all your summer gear so that it’s ready to... Read More

    Ice Cream Spots in Brookings!

    By Haley Englund | July 17, 2019

    Summer is the perfect time to cool down with a frozen treat! Check out these great places to grab ice cream in Brookings. SDSU Dairy Bar Manufactured by SDSU students, our cow-to-cone ice cream process ensures visitors a memorable scoop. More than 60 decadent flavors of rich, homemade ice cream and sherbet are served at... Read More

    Mistakes to Avoid when Selling Your Home

    By Haley Englund | July 10, 2019

    Looking to put your home on the market? Selling a home can be complicated. Having a good agent on your side can help prevent you from making costly mistakes. Let us know how we can be your partner in the process. Trying to sell it yourself  –11 Reasons Why FSBO Sellers Should Hire a Real Estate... Read More

    Brookings Summer Arts Festival 2019

    By Haley Englund | July 10, 2019

    Looking to add to your art collection? Craving deep fried donuts, shaved ice, or even buffalo burgers? The Brookings Summer Arts Festival will be in full swing this weekend (July 13th & 14th,2019). See what’s happening below! Beautiful Pioneer Park in Brookings, South Dakota is home to South Dakota’s premier juried art festival. View website: Read More

    Bill eliminating VA loan cap signed into law

    By Haley Englund | July 2, 2019

    Lawmakers eliminate the cap rather than raise loan fees to fund veteran benefits. The Department of Veterans Affairs can now back loans that exceed the conforming loan limit, as a bill eliminating this cap was signed into law by President Donald Trump on Tuesday night. The Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act allows homebuyers to borrow above the 2019... Read More

    Celebrate the 4th of July in Brookings, SD!

    By Haley Englund | July 1, 2019

    Wondering how to spend your Fourth of July weekend? See events, where to buy fireworks, and state park information below! Events: BROOKINGS 4TH OF JULY PARADE Celebrate Independence Day with friends and family at the annual Brookings 4th of July Parade. Enjoy the beautiful weather as numerous decorated floats cruise through downtown Brookings handing out... Read More

    Have you checked your insurance policy lately?

    By Haley Englund | June 28, 2019

    Today is National Insurance Awareness day. It’s the perfect time to review your insurance policies and make sure you are covered. Not sure where to start? Check out the tips below and the history behind National Insurance Awareness Day! National Insurance Awareness Day – History 3000 B.C. Insurance Birth Year Chinese Merchants mixed their goods... Read More

    9 Quick Ways to Boost Your Home’s Curb Appeal

    By Haley Englund | June 27, 2019

    First impressions are important! Whether you’re looking to sell your home, or just stand out, follow these tips to make your home the best on the block. You know curb appeal when you see it. A house with curb appeal looks loved and nurtured, designed with integrity and accented with creative details. It has healthy,... Read More

    What You Should Really Know About Browsing Homes Online

    By Haley Englund | June 27, 2019

    Shopping for homes is exciting! However, sometimes an online listing may not give you the whole picture. Check out the tips below!   You Keep Current. Your Property Site Should, Too First things first: You wouldn’t read last month’s Vanity Fair for the latest cafe society gossip, right? So you shouldn’t browse property sites that... Read More