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Having four children, three of whom will hit college around the same time, I am thankful for the State of Wyoming Stanley Hathaway Scholarship.  Established in honor of former governor Stanley Hathaway- who created the state's Permanent Mineral Trust Fund (whose income pays for state government o...
11/18/2012
A crisp Wyoming dawn slowly pushes the darkness away while I sit reluctantly away from the blankets that I'm sure are still warm. Today is one of those days where I'm not feeling particularly loquacious.  Just the fact that I used the word "loquacious" is a sign that today is, indeed, a day where...
11/16/2012
Based on the number of homes shown as sold on the Laramie Board of REALTOR's MLS from January 2012 through October 2012, it looks like our home sales will be holding steady but slightly lower than 2009 and 2010. The total number of homes sold in 2011 was 332,                                      ...
11/16/2012
Local veterans will soon have improved access to health care right here in Laramie.  In the past, choices for Laramie veterans were limited to a mobile clinic that came over a couple days a week or driving to our closest VA Medical center which is in Cheyenne. (http://www.cheyenne.va.gov/). Of co...
11/15/2012
When it comes to native flowers, Wyoming blooms are generally small and seen mostly in the Spring.  Wyoming did not officially adopt a state flower until January 31, 1917 - after much lobbying by activist Dr. Grace Hebard. Interestingly the decision to choose the Indian Paintbrush was not without...
11/14/2012
Tuesday morning's MLS (Multiple Listing Service) Tour is the place to be if you are a REALTOR member of the Laramie MLS.  Tuesday's are the day we all meet, then head out and view the newest listings on the MLS. If you are not familiar with the concept of MLS, it is a members only organization wh...
11/13/2012
There is almost always a bit of disparity between what Sellers list a house for and the actual price the house finally sells for.  Though, there will always be a few lucky sellers who get their full asking price.  This isn't really just luck but a result of good pricing, the homes appeal and a wi...
11/12/2012
Lucky us ...when a science teacher retired at the end of May last year we volunteered to take ONE Madagascar Hissing Cockroach home, temporarily - we thought....  Boy were we surprised when we found out that our androgenous, six-legged curiosity turned out to be a she.... a she who gave birth to...
11/10/2012
What would you name this building? A sight we are all used to here is often likened to a modern rendition of a tipi.  I imagine, given our regional heritage, that this was done on purpose by the designer/architect, but I don't know for sure. Below the picture is what the real name of this is and ...
11/10/2012
Is now a good time to buy? With interest rates lower than ever and home prices leveling out, now is an excellent time to buy - but frankly there is more than market conditions to consider when buying a home or moving up to a bigger home.  First and formost your own financial health should be the ...
11/09/2012
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Brenda Whitman, Live in Laramie Real Estate

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