North Bridge Market

North Bridge Market
It was actually a very pleasant day today where the temps didn't get above 75 degrees, and with the sun shining most of the time, it brought all the more people out and about.  While driving on the out-skirts of town, I noticed more of our farmers h … continue reading

If You Kill One

If You Kill One
I was surprised to find no rain today, but I'm certainly not complaining because our soil is still more than moist enough.  Again, someone mentioned today the fact we really didn't have a Spring, and a bit disturbed by it because of it being her fav … continue reading

The Cleanest

The Cleanest
Another beautiful day in North Iowa happened again, and I'm really hoping our meteorologist is wrong when saying we're to get rain tomorrow.  Hopefully it'll be for just one day and our weekend won't be a repeat of last which will afford time for th … continue reading

New Listing... 415 7th SE – Mason City

415 7th SE – Mason City
MLS:
180362
Price:
$ 80000
If you’re needing more space for you growing family, this home will fit the bill. Offering newer siding and windows, updated baths, roomy eat-in kitchen, nice basement with bath, deck, big yard … view the listing

Gotta have a Gazebo

Gotta have a Gazebo
If ever there were a day in which I just wanted to go out and spit three times, I'd say this was the day.  Now you all must know that in far away countries, and generations ago, the act of spitting three times was supposed to ward off the so-called … continue reading

Serious Kicking Back

Serious Kicking Back
While on the phone late this morning with one of my out of State customers,  I dramatically interjected by exclaiming, "We're having the very first delightful day of Spring in North Iowa, because the sun is shining, everything's turning green, and t … continue reading

Really Mean It!

Really Mean It!
One thing I'll never understand, is why every time I have to be out of the office for but one day, I discover all the more calls and messages upon returning, along with their  usually being one or two urgent ones.Yes, today was another continuin … continue reading

Kitchen Border

Kitchen Border
My pre-planned work outdoors today was greatly curtailed by the light intermittent rain we were getting.  I heard this morning, that some relatives of a client of mine are getting very concerned about getting their crops planted in an area which rec … continue reading

Timid Tulip

Timid Tulip
I'm afraid if it doesn't stop raining soon, our farmers are going to be in a whole lot of hurt--especially if their farmland is in low-lying areas.  There may be many of them having to switch from corn to soybeans since their growing season is short … continue reading

Ducking Under

Ducking Under
It certainly was another “whoosh” day for Holtz Realty.  Unfortunately, my wish for no rain wasn't granted, but at least it didn't pour down while I was out showing homes.  We all just took it in stride considering what we've already been thru … continue reading

On Our Parade

On Our Parade
Another pleasant day in North Iowa unfolded with it having cooled down to more normal May temperatures.  I'm hoping the farmers aren't so far behind that they have to switch from corn to beans. It still makes me wonder why they aren't planting switc … continue reading

Set Sail

Set Sail
I'm glad I ate my Wheaties this morning because I was on the go from the time I walked thru the front door of my office.  I've never been one to complain of being too busy, but I worry at times about finding myself late for an appointment due to hav … continue reading