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How to lower your debt to income ratio….

When you apply for a mortgage, your lender will examine your overall financial health. They will obtain a credit report, ask for proof of income, and calculate your debt-to-income (DTI)...
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Wednesdays Unplugged – Winter Fruit Salad with honey poppy seed dressing

“I call architecture frozen music.” ~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe NOTE: I spend my Wednesdays Unplugged from appointments. It’s my day to stay home, enjoy cooking and welcome our kids and grandkids...
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Window Replacement Part 3: Marvin, Andersen, Pella

Shot with DxO ONE This is a guest blog post by Ryan Carey, of My 3 Quotes. How important is a well-known name brand for you? That is a big...
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Super Real Estate Agent… 15 years in a row

The Super Real Estate Agents list is compiled yearly by Twin Cities Business and Mpls.St.Paul Magazine.All Super Real Estate Agents have been evaluated based on overall client satisfaction and whether a consumer would highly recommend them to...
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Saint Paul Winter Carnival 2023… started in 1886 to prove the city wasn’t unfit for human habitation

Saint Paul Winter Carnival 2023, oldest winter festival in the United States, runs January 26-February 5, 2023.
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Weekly real estate market update… Goldman Sachs predicts the worst is behind us

Market stats are encouraging, as new and coming soon listings show a slight increase… and pending sales continue to rise while price drops decline. Even multiple offers are showing a...
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4 Home Binder Printables for Any Stage of Homeownership, and How to Set up the Binder

Looking for a better way to organize your home? Try making a home binder with these 4 printables for any stage of homeownership.
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How to save for a down payment…

You have decided you want to buy a new home but you do not have enough money saved up. What now? Here are some suggestions to help you save money,...
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Wednesdays Unplugged – Old-Fashioned Spinach Souffle Bake

“Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.” – Leonardo Da Vinci NOTE: I spend my Wednesdays Unplugged from appointments. It’s my day to stay home, enjoy cooking and welcome our kids and grandkids for...
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Why you should test for radon, even if you think it’s a government conspiracy

A few quick facts about radon Radon is a gas formed by the breakdown of uranium and radium, both of which are found in high levels in Minnesota. Every home...
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