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Ryan Bard Real Estate Expert Twin Ports

Meet Ryan Bard 

Residential Real Estate Expert

As a licensed residential real estate expert, I use my experience, leadership, and market knowledge to help clients purchase or sell residential properties. I collaborate and communicate openly as we develop a marketing plan to attract and address buyers’ needs, assist clients in exploring their financial options, preside over negotiations, and advise clients on suitable courses of action. I have an outstanding network of lenders, appraisers, home inspectors, contractors, and escrow companies to whom I can refer my clients.


I am a University of North Dakota graduate. Right out of college, I worked in the NBA for the Golden State Warriors as a premium seating manager. I then moved on to the Florida Panthers as their sales manager. Coming back to Duluth, I co-owned a small business and began my real estate career. I love the fact that I am selling something that means so much to people and help change their lives in a positive way. I am a lifelong resident of the Twin Ports area and enjoy golfing, boating, traveling, and spending time with family and friends.

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I'm Transparent, I Build Trust

I always speak the truth, no matter the cost.  Being a “client’s trusted advisor” is a cliché in our industry, but with me, I provide complete transparency and always follow through on my word.  Honesty, trust, and integrity build my business and create life-long clients.

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I Consciously Communicate

I am always accessible, reply quickly, and communicate often.  I follow the client's communication preference. I keep my communications clear, concise, and effective.  I am proactive and stay in touch, along every point in their journey, from initial interest to closing and beyond.

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I Challenge the Game

I am the master of housing trends, pricing patterns, regulations, processes, and inventory.  I own the details.  I am known for my real estate know-how, and I am the first to know potential or competing listings.  I am the main source of local knowledge and I’m active in the community to create relationships and referrals.

Welcome to the Twin Ports

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Downtown Duluth

Busy Canal Park is home to the early-1900s Aerial Lift Bridge, which raises for ships entering the harbor basin from Lake Superior. The Lakewalk promenade passes a pebbly beach and landscaped areas, while the Great Lakes Aquarium has touch pools and a popular otter exhibit. In a former warehouse, the DeWitt-Seitz Marketplace offers gift and food shops, and relaxed eateries, brewpubs, and art galleries dot the area.

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Breweries Galore

If you have a taste for great beer then you’ll fit right in.  Both Duluth and Superior boast some fantastic breweries, like Fitger’s Brewhouse, Bent Paddle, and Canal Park Brewery, where you can enjoy a cold brew after work or go for a tour and tasting. Duluth even has its own beer trail.

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Golfing For All Ages

Twin Ports golfers at all skill levels can find a course to fit their needs.  There are 10 golf courses in Duluth, Minnesota, and 6 are municipal courses. There are also another 6 golf courses within 20 miles of Duluth, including 2 public, 3 municipal, and 1 private course. The oldest and longest course in the Duluth area is the Northland Country Club which is 6,825 yards. Northland Country Club is rated the best course near Duluth.

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Great Outdoors

After pedaling around Twin Ports, you may want to ditch your car for a greener alternative, at least for the warmer months. The cities have many biking opportunities, whether by the lake, up in the hills or through the city. It’s a great way to get to know the towns and take advantage of the nearby wilderness.

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Lake Life

Superior and Duluth are considered to have the largest freshwater port in the entire world. What does this mean? You’ll be seeing plenty of enormous boats coming to town on the regular. Lake Superior is home to this stunning set of 22 islands. They’re full of diverse wildlife and can easily be explored by boat, kayak, and canoe. You can camp, fish and hike when on the shores, making the Apostle Islands perfect for outdoor adventuring.

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Impressive Medical Centers

As it transforms its downtown medical campus, Essentia Health made the most significant private investment in Duluth’s history. Essentia Health has invested $900 million to construct a 942,000 sf replacement for St. Mary’s Medical Center and clinic space and renovate existing buildings on its downtown Duluth campus.

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Local Personal Marketing Team

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Miranda Rothe, Marketing Specialist

By partnering with Ryan Bard, you are not just listing your property but gaining a strategic marketing plan and comprehensive strategy designed to find the best buyers. Our team takes that strategy and builds the necessary marketing assets. 

"Ryan was instrumental in our ability to secure the highest possible market value for our home given all the conditions and circumstances of the local market. Ryan was very knowledgeable of the area, and his diligence in regard to the evaluation and presentation of the home during the sale was fantastic. His marketing team advertised the listing across a broad pallet of media, which led to our home selling quickly and smoothly. His communication skills with us and the buyer's agent kept things moving forward at a competitive pace. I believe that all of his skills allowed us the maximum possible return on our investment - and I truly feel that if we had gone with another realtor, our experience would have been less fruitful. Ryan deserves accolades for his customer service and advocacy."   

Josh K.

Duluth, MN

83% Faster Sales - 10% Higher Sales Price - 38% More Showings

Home Staging

Our commitment is to provide you with a seamless and stress-free real estate experience, and we believe that the key to a successful sale lies in the art of presentation.


A well-staged home not only captures the attention of potential buyers but also allows them to envision their future in a space that feels inviting and irresistible.

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How to Finance a Home

Want to know what you can afford?


You'll need a mortgage if you aren’t paying cash for your home. Do you know who your lender will be? If you aren’t sure who to call, I can recommend someone. Choosing a lender is just as important as choosing an agent. You want to ensure that whoever you obtain your loan from is knowledgeable and responsive.

Finding the right loan officer can mean the difference between getting a loan and receiving the best loan and terms available. Each loan officer gives our clients the personal attention and care they deserve. Before you find the home you want to buy, finding the right loan officer to help is important.


Mortgage Lenders Recommendations

Jesse Verhel - Mortgage Frandsen Bank

Jesse Verhel

Frandsen Bank 

Jason Malmstrom Mortgage

Jason Malmstrom

Malmstrom Group

Gloria Allen Summit Mortgage

Gloria Allen

Summit Mortgage


Mary Costley

North Shore Bank

Title Company Recommendations

Celine Campbell Title Team

Celine Campbell

Title Team

Shelly Tracey Pioneer Title

Shelly Tracey

Pioneer Title

Kurtis Bodin St. Louis County Title

Kurtis Bodin

St. Louis County Title

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Professional Photography

With their keen eye for capturing the essence and beauty of properties, the photographer ensures that every listing Ryan represents shines in its full glory. By showcasing high-quality, stunning visuals, Ryan's listings grab the attention of potential buyers, leaving a lasting impression and generating increased interest. This strategic move not only sets Ryan apart from other agents but also demonstrates his commitment to providing top-notch service and maximizing the value of his clients' properties.


Home Evaluation

When determining your home’s value, property tax statements and Automated Valuation Models (AVMs) can provide an approximate value. However, AVMs only consider public records and may not account for any improvements made to your property.

To get a more accurate assessment of the current market value of your home, contact me for a Comparative Market Analysis, or CMA, to find out what your home is worth, free! If you're trying to sell your home, empower yourself with the knowledge you need before you start. Or, if you've ever wondered how much your home is worth for curiosity's sake, now's the time to find out. Maybe what you discover will change your mind about waiting to sell your home. Fill in the information below, and you will receive your complimentary home evaluation.

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Twin Ports Homes - Ryan Bard Real Estate Expert


"Ryan Bard was everything we were looking for in a real estate agent: friendly, hardworking, knowledgeable, and an excellent communicator. He was always extremely helpful and quick to answer our questions. We appreciated his patience when explaining the purchasing process to new homebuyers and that he was willing to go to bat for us to get a deal! We strongly recommend Ryan to others, and he will be our first call next time we are looking for a Real Estate investment."

Jed & Latisha

 Duluth, MN

"Ryan was highly recommended by my fiance, Ryan was expectional at his job, and became more like a friend throughout the process of buying our home. If we had to choose all over again, we would go with Ryan a MILLION times over. 

Nikki B.

Duluth, MN

We were recommended by a mutual friend when we were searching for a new home in Duluth. Ryan was an excellent decision for us. He made everything extremely easy and knew the Duluth area well. He was always a call/text away if we had any questions. Our many questions were answered quickly and explained well for us to understand. Ryan was great at giving us advice on the negotiations and explaining contracts. We had a great experience purchasing our forever home in Duluth! Thank you, Ryan!

Joe & Ashley

Duluth, MN

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