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The number of building permits issued this year is an increase from the number issued to date last year, according to Bemidji city records. Shown above is a new home under construction within the city limits. Monte Draper | Bemidji Pioneer

Sales show Bemidji area housing market picking up: Diverse offerings

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BEMIDJI - Twice as many Bemidji area homes have sold this year than at this time last year.

"It has been an excellent first quarter," said Ross Pederson, the owner of ERA Pederson & Associates Realty.


Matt Sparby, the owner of Realty Experts, said the number of closings through March from the Bemidji multiple listing service, known as the MLS, is nearly double that reported in the same timeframe in 2011.

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