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Saint Louis Park Home Inspections

Buying a home in Saint Louis Park? I have some helpful information for you about the home inspection. Our company is based in Saint Louis Park and we’ve inspected over...
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Weekly real estate market update 7/12/24… why asking price matters more than ever right now

The market is getting back into gear after the July 4th holiday. It makes me smile how new and coming soon listings flip flop at holiday times. What strikes me...
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Boludo… amazing Argentinian pizza

After spending time at the Weisman Art Museum one day last week I was hungry… and being not far from The Market at Malcolm Yards I thought of Wrecktangle Pizza…...
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What if I change my mind after making an offer?

So… what happens if you submit an offer, then feel like you have made a mistake? Good question. In today’s competitive market buyers often feel compelled to make an offer...
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Not a Crash: How Today’s Inventory Differs from 2008

Even if you didn’t own a home at the time, you probably remember the housing crisis in 2008. That crash impacted the lives of countless people, and many now live...
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Wednesdays Unplugged – Caprese Pasta Salad

“No need to hurry. No need to sparkle. No need to be anybody but oneself.” – Virginia Woolf NOTE: I spend my Wednesdays Unplugged from appointments. It’s my day to stay home,...
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Repairing loose hardware at a casement window: Level 2 repair with wood dowels

Casement windows, aka crank-out windows, often fail where the hardware connects to the sash. The wood takes on water, the wood gets soft, and the screws holding the hardware in...
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Cold hard kitchen water

Here in the Twin Cities metro area, running a separate water line for unsoftened cold water to the kitchen is standard procedure. I don’t like it, and I think this...
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Weekly real estate market update 6/28/24… housing market forecast for the rest of 2024

As we slide into holiday mode coming soon listings continue their downward slide. Stats are following the same trajectory as last year, the beginning of the downward slide for the...
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Focus on Time in the Market, Not Timing the Market

Should you buy a home now or should you wait? That’s a big question on many people’s minds today. And while what timing is right for you will depend on a lot of other personal...
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