Best Christmas Light Displays in the Twin Cities

When my kids were younger the Christmas season was a time of wonder, shining eyes and a little more time for life than usual. We would listen to Christmas songs and watch Christmas movies bundled up on the couch with hot chocolate after they went sledding with Dad. To be honest, their aunt had to […]

5 Steps to Finding Your Next Home

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5 Steps to Finding Your Next Home Whether you’re a first-time buyer or a seasoned homeowner, shopping for a new home can feel daunting. In fact, 56% of buyers said that “finding the right property” was the most difficult step in the home buying process.1 Buying a home is a significant commitment of both time […]

5 Reasons To Sell Your House This Fall

  Below are 5 compelling reasons listing your home for sale this fall makes sense. 1. Demand Is Strong The latest Buyer Traffic Report from the National Association of Realtors (NAR) shows that buyer demand remains strong throughout the vast majority of the country. These buyers are ready, willing, and able to purchase…and are in the market right now. […]

Serious About Selling?

Quick Links 5 Steps to Make Your Home the Best on the Block STEP 1: Stage Your Home to Show Its Full Potential STEP 2: Draw Buyers in with High-Quality Listing Photos STEP 3: Price It Properly From the Start Step 4: Put on a Good Show at Each Showing STEP 5: Use a Proven […]

To Properly Price Your Home, You Need To Know These 2 Things

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In today’s market, you need an expert agent who can help price your house right from the start. Homeowners who make the mistake of overpricing their homes will eventually have to drop the price. This leaves buyers wondering if the price drop was caused by something wrong with the house. In reality, nothing is wrong- the price was just too high!

What To Consider When Choosing Your Home To Retire In

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  As more and more baby boomers enter retirement age, the question of whether they should sell their homes and move has become a hot topic. In today’s housing market climate, with low available inventory in the starter and trade-up home categories, it makes sense to evaluate your home’s ability to adapt to your needs […]

What’s Your Home Actually Worth?

  Discover What Buyers Will Pay in Today’s Market It’s easy to look up how much money you have in your savings account or the real-time value of your stock investments. But determining the dollar value of a home is trickier. As a seller, knowing your home’s worth helps you price it correctly when you […]

3 Reasons Why We Are Not Headed Toward Another Housing Crash

With home prices softening, some are concerned that we may be headed toward the next housing crash. However, it is important to remember that today’s market is quite different than the bubble market of twelve years ago. Here are three key metrics that will explain why: Home Prices Mortgage Standards Foreclosure Rates HOME PRICES A […]

Minneapolis Energy Disclosure Ordinance [2019]

This Friday, February 15, 2019 the Minneapolis City Council approves new rules requiring energy disclosure. If you are a resident of the city of Minneapolis then this is important for you to know. It should be important for you even if you are not a Minneapolis resident, this is something you need to know about because […]

Closing Cost When Selling A House In The Twin Cities

This list is strictly an estimate and should in no way be held as the true and actual cost. Costs vary based on companies used. Also, depending on the offer, you may pay part of your buyers fees. Selling a house is not as simple as finding a buyer, receiving a payment  and handing over the […]