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Pets & Your Home For Sale

Pets & Your Home for sale

Pets & Your Home For Sale. Home owners own pets. In fact, that is one of the bonuses to home ownership! However are you aware that your pet(s) can result in your home taking longer to sell or being sold at a reduced price? This may sound alarming, but really you just need to take a…Read More »

How to Save on Closing Costs

How to Save on Closing Costs

How to Save on Closing Costs. You’ve saved up the money for a down payment and are finally ready to make your dream of owning a home a reality. Congratulations! Buying a house is one of the most exciting – and one of the most stressful – events in your life. If you’ve done your…Read More »

How to Win a Bidding War

How to Win a Bidding War

Buying a home is an emotional, complex and often stressful process. This is doubly so if you’re buying in one of the country’s hottest real estate markets, where there are more buyers than there are houses available. It’s quite likely in these situations that you’ll find yourself in a bidding war with other buyers. If…Read More »

What Renovations Really Pay Off?

Dreaming of that New Kitchen or Bath? What Renovations Really Pay Off?

 What Renovations Really Pay Off? Owners of older homes dream of updating or modernizing kitchens and baths. In fact, before they place their homes on the market, some folks go to all the effort to update the kitchen they’ve been meaning to redo for years … only to have someone else enjoy it. The challenge…Read More »

Holiday Houseguest Checklist

Holiday Houseguest Checklist

Holiday Houseguest Checklist ‘Tis the season for out-of-town guests, whether they’re staying overnight or for an entire week. While you’re making preparations for all the upcoming festivities, don’t forget to prep the house for all these guests. Use this simple checklist to make sure your home is as welcoming and cozy as possible. The Basics…Read More »

Your White Bear Lake Home the Place to Celebrate

Entertaining in your home

 Your White Bear Lake Home the Place to Celebrate. Planning a party in your home, whether for the holidays or any occasion, preparation is the key to success. How you prepare may be as simple as cleaning your home if your event is a potluck or as detailed as renting equipment, chairs, and tents and hiring…Read More »

Celebrate Thanksgiving Stylishly in Your Twin Cities Home

playing games in your home

Celebrate Thanksgiving Stylishly in Your Twin Cities Home. Thanks Giving traditions in your home can create some of the best memories for years to come. We can all think back to our childhoods and remember certain foods, dishes, games, or ways to give thanks. We grasp onto the wonderful memories and may try to forget the…Read More »

Expressing Gratitude For Your Twin Cities Home

GIve thanks for your home

Expressing Gratitude For Your Twin Cities Home. Thanksgiving is a time to consider all the amazing gifts and treasures we are awarded in our lives. It’s a time to be grateful for your home and possessions. A time to show your gratitude for your freedoms and country, for family and friends, for the ability to work…Read More »

Black Friday Home Sales

Black Friday Home Sales

Black Friday Home Sales. As we prepare to enter the holiday shopping season, home sellers may think it is too late to sell their home this year. You may have heard that homes sell better in the spring, so you might be tempted to take your home off the market until after the New Year.…Read More »

Unwrap Relaxation at Your Twin Cities Home This Season

host a party at your home

Unwrap Relaxation at Your Twin Cities Home This Season. Planning  an adult only holiday party in your home can be a wonderful way to de-stress this holiday season. We all know that this time of year is full of joy, but also filled with crowded malls, whiny children, and overspending. Taking a few hours to socialize…Read More »