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Your Home and Fall Gardening

Apple trees and your home

Your Home and Fall Gardening, the weather cools and the leaves begin to change color, fall is the perfect time to get your home and garden prepped for winter.  Whether you are planting fruit trees or perennials, this is the perfect time to form your action plan and get started on beautifying your home. Garden Prep…Read More »

Should I Sell As-Is?

Should I Sell As-Is?

Should I Sell As Is? As one of the most difficult decisions in real estate marketing, the idea of selling “as-is” (without making any repairs, renovations, or upgrades) appeals to homeowners needing to sell quickly or that are cash strapped. Can you do it? Yes. Should you do it? Well…that depends on your market and…Read More »

Hanging Curtains 101

Hanging Curtains 101

Hanging Curtains 101. Hanging curtains seems like a no-brainer, right? Install the curtain rods, pop on the window treatments, and you’re done. While it really can be that easy, there are some tricks and tips to keep in mind if you want your curtains to go from average to amazing. Keep reading to find out what…Read More »

5 Ways To Help Keep Your Twin Cities Home Safe While on Vacation

avoiding invasion of your home

5 Ways To Help Keep Your Twin Cities Home Safe While on Vacation. Summer is definitely here and vacation plans may have you planning on leaving your home in the very near future. Don’t forget to take a few preventative measures to ensure the safety of you and your home while you are away. You’ll find…Read More »

Cleaning to Sell your Twin Cities Home

Cleaning to Sell

Cleaning to Sell your Twin Cities Home. When getting your home ready to sell, spending some elbow grease cleaning can save you some money and make your home more attractive to buyers. Here are a few of the items to try. Cleaning Painted Walls When cleaning painted walls, start with a clean microfiber cloth or sponge…Read More »

Making Your Twin Cities Home Into the Summer Party Headquarters

your home and outdoor entertaining

Making Your Twin Cities Home Into the Summer Party Headquarters. You’ll be celebrating summer with a party in your  Twin Cities home this year, here are a few things to keep in mind. Summertime parties are the perfect type to be thrown out of doors. Guests can mingle easily, enjoying the warmer temperatures and casual feel…Read More »

Expand Your Space with a Garage Makeover

Expand Your Space with a Garage Makeover

Expand Your Space with a Garage Makeover. For most of us, the garage is simply a place to park the car, store suitcases and holiday decorations, or stow those miscellaneous tools we need now and again. With a little careful planning, however, your garage can become a fantastic workspace, play space or man cave that extends…Read More »

Determining the Landscaping for Your Home

Your Home and Garden

Determining the Landscaping for Your Home. The landscape around your home is not just about good looks. Home value can also increase with fine-tuned and maintained landscaping. Before hiring a landscape designer to reconstruct your home, it’s helpful to compile a list of questions. You may share images of design styles and verify license and insurance,…Read More »

Drought Tolerant Landscaping Ideas for New Home Owners

Landscaping Ideas

Drought Tolerant Landscaping Ideas for New Home Owners. In the excitement of buying and decorating a new home, remember to plan for the long-term when you start landscaping. With the recent widespread drought problems, installing sustainable, drought-tolerant landscaping not only saves water, it means your efforts will survive season to season, saving you both time and money. What…Read More »

Pamper Your Home with More Spring Cleaning Tips

Spring Cleaning Tips

Pamper Your Home with More Spring Cleaning Tips. We all love a good pampering. Your home is no different. A little spring sprucing gives you house that extra special attention it needs. Whether you start on the inside or the outside, give your home some special treatment and it will reward you with more comfort, extra…Read More »