Banksville

Editorial: Why Our Flag Is Pink for the Month

One of the nice things about having a paper with an editorial page is that it gives you a soapbox. You can take a stand on an issue, comment on a business or community leader, or support or oppose a cause. It gives you a voice. We are supporting a cause. For the month our flag, the title of our publication on the top of page one, will be pink in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a month dedicated to bringing awareness to this awful disease. read more...

July 2015 Real Estate Market Report (Prelim.) Sales Down, Contracts Up

Contracts were down at the end of June so July was not likely to be a stellar month and it wasn’t. We only had 71 sales reported by the GMLS last month. We’ll get a few late sales reported and seven to 10 private sales, but even if we get to 84 sales we will still be below the 98 sales in July 2013 and the 95 sales in July 2014. We will get to our 9 year average of 73 sales and June was a stellar month. With a little time shifting between months we have two above average months. read more...