Category Archives: Miscellaneous

What You Need to Know about Radon

Radon is becoming more and more of a concern to homeowners across the country.  Effective January 1, 2014 a new Minnesota law will require sellers to complete a radon disclosure form that tells whether or not their home has ever … Continue reading

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Time for a Confession!

You might have noticed (then again, you might not have) that I have been somewhat derelict in my posting duties lately.  Yes, sadly it’s true.  My last post was August 2nd.  My my, how time flies when you’re having fun. … Continue reading

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Minnesota DNR Lake Classifications

Has your Realtor ever given you a printout for a lakeshore home that shows the DNR lake classification and you had no idea what it meant?  Here’s an explanation of the lake classifications used by the DNR: Natural Enviroment lakes usually … Continue reading

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Prior Lake Lakefront Music Fest

You’re probably wondering what the Prior Lake Lakefront Music Fest has to do with real estate…..and the answer is:  not too much.  About the only connection is that I sell real estate and I’m also heavily involved with the production … Continue reading

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Do You Know What You Have In Your Home?

Actually most people don’t.  You probably know about the major items like your furniture and electronics.  But what about all of your clothing, tools in the garage, dishes and silverware, etc etc???  Those items can add up to a sizable dollar amount … Continue reading

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First Impressions: Your Front Entrance

Originally posted on minnrealtors:
A saturated blue door keeps this two-toned house from fading into the landscape, but it still maintains a traditional feel. First impressions are made at the front door. Before buyers see the staged home, smell the…

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Is your house trying to kill you? – MSN Real Estate

Is your house trying to kill you? – MSN Real Estate.

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Where’s the (Italian) Beef???

There’s little doubt that the real estate market is picking up – and that’s putting it mildly!  New home construction in the Minneapolis area is reported to be up 80%.  Existing homes are selling like hotcakes (and no, I have … Continue reading

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Answer Your (Business) Email!!!

OK, while it might appear based on the subject of today’s post that I’m a bit frustrated….you’re right!  So today is venting day for me!  Please don’t take this too seriously, but it will make me feel a bit better! … Continue reading

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Rocker restores historic Kittery, Maine home | SeacoastOnline.com

Two of my favorite things in one article:  music and houses.  Read on to learn about Daryl Hall’s  (of Hall & Oates) work restoring houses. Rocker restores historic Kittery, Maine home | SeacoastOnline.com.

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