Sharlene Hensrud

Weekly real estate market update 5/3/24… new listings continue to be higher than last year

After watching new listings fall the last three years it is heartening to see new listings continue to hover over last year’s levels. Showing activity is steady, but below last...
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Rising home insurance rates are causing issues in the real estate market… how much have they risen in your state?

Nationally, insurance rates rose 11.3% last year as home insurance costs have been rising steadily as climate risks and natural disasters rise. Over the last 5 years they have risen...
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Keith Haring: ART IS FOR EVERYBODY… exhibit not to be missed at Walker Art Center

I was excited when I heard about the Keith Haring exhibit which will be at Walker Art Center through this summer, and put the opening day panel event on our...
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Wednesdays Unplugged – Mac and Cheese a la Ina Garten

“Art is one of the last areas that is totally within the realm of the human individual and can’t be copied or done better by a machine or technology.” –...
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Mill City Museum… don’t miss “Minneapolis in 19 Minutes Flat!” with Kevin Kling

Minneapolis grew up around flour mills along the Mississippi near St. Anthony Falls and was known as the “Flour Milling Capital of the World” from approximately 1880 to 1930. At...
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Weekly real estate market update 4/26/24… how your equity can help with affordability

Coming soon listings are on the rise again this week, a good sign for new inventory in the coming weeks. Showings are on a steady trajectory in line with new...
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Trend Alert… noticing a rise in INDOOR brick flooring

Photograph by Agnes Sanvito, from Kitchen of the Week: An Architect’s Labor-of-Love Kitchen, Art Gallery Included. In keeping with the theme of Earth Day which was this week, an article...
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Wednesdays Unplugged – Uncle Ray’s Meatloaf

“Someone’s sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.” – Warren Buffett NOTE: I spend my Wednesdays Unplugged from appointments. It’s my day to stay home,...
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