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At Rooms With Style, our team knows that using artwork to highlight the features of a space is integral to the home staging process. Artwork has the ability to define...
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Weekly real estate market update 5/24/24… more listings coming soon

When new listings dip as they have this week it can be a concern whether the supply of homes for sale will drop as well, especially when accompanied by a...
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Memorial Day 2024… what it’s about and things to do this weekend

When we first visited Fort Snelling National Cemetery I wasn’t prepared for was how moving the experience would be… spending time in the midst of a sea of over 177,000...
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Twin Cities lakefront homes for sale within 50 miles of downtown Minneapolis

It’s that time of year when Minnesotans start dreaming of spending time ‘Up North’… translation, at ‘the lake’. In this Land of 10,000 Lakes you don’t have to travel for...
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Homebuyer myths…

There are a lot of mortgage myths out there – many are not correct! Let’s talk about common misconceptions when it comes to mortgages! The first one I still hear...
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Wednesdays Unplugged – Rhubarb-Strawberry Crisp

“Music can change the world because it can change people.” – Bono NOTE: I spend my Wednesdays Unplugged from appointments. It’s my day to stay home, enjoy cooking and welcome our kids...
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Why You Shouldn’t Connect Your Sump Pump to the Sewer

Discharging your sump pump into the city’s sanitary sewer system is bad news. While this might seem like an easier and more attractive option than running a discharge tube from...
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Weekly real estate market update 5/17/24… the number of homes for sale is increasing

New listings continue to increase and coming soon listings also increased again this week… good news for weeks to come. Transactions that fall through and come back on the market...
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April 2024 real estate market update… median sale price highest on record

Median sale price in April 2024 hit a new peak, even higher than highest sale prices in June (typically the yearly peak) of the last two years. The flip side...
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CCM Line of Duty Death Benefit

Protecting those that protect us! To honor those that make the ultimate sacrifice protecting our communities, CCM is offering an exclusive Line of Duty Death Benefit. It is designed to...
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