Survey: Most out-of-state oil workers not interested in moving to ND

A survey conducted by researchers at NDSU found that most oil-field workers do not want to stay in North Dakota. And for those who are interested, the cost of housing has been a major deterrent. The survey took place in 2014-2015.

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House Moving Business Entering Busy Season

Houses aren’t thought of as the most mobile of assets, but when you need to get one from one place to another, Huwe is the name that has the local experience. KX News has the story on this not-so-common service.

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Williston Takes Jurisdiction over $500 Million Development

A $500 million multi-use development that was recently approved by the Williams County Commission will now need to get a permit issued by the City of Williston as well. The city chose to exercise their one-mile extraterritorial jurisdiction and annex the land. Approval is expected.

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Trends: Canadian Snowbirds Cashing Out on U.S. Homes

With the strong American dollar and partial rebound in U.S. real estate prices, Canadian snowbirds are coming back to the cold, selling homes they acquired following the U.S. housing meltdown.

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City of Regina Seeks Thoughts on Infill Housing

Rather than continue to grow out, forcing the construction of new roads and infrastructure, the City of Regina is making a conscious effort to expand housing from within the existing city. They’re calling the concept ‘infill housing’ and they’re looking for ways to incentivize the behavior.

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North Dakota Housing Growth Rate Tops in the Nation

  A new Census Bureau estimate says what we already know. North Dakota is growing and we’re building a lot of houses and apartments to accommodate new people. And it’s been that way since 2010.

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Watford City Mayor: Rents Beginning to Drop

Housing supply is catching up with housing demand and as a result prices are dropping. Watford City Mayor Brent Sanford says 300 new apartments have put downward pressure on rents, in some cases by as much as $1,000 a month.

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Williston: When Will Rents Fall?

In Minot, we’ve seen the rental market start to normalize with new construction catching up to demand. But in Williston, those seeking housing are still waiting where apartments in a new development range from $1,900 to $3,200 per month.

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