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Wednesdays Unplugged – Moist Banana Nut Bread

“We are not what other people say we are. We are who we know ourselves to be, and we are what we love.” – Laverne Cox NOTE: I spend my Wednesdays...
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What’s the problem with a double trap? Seriously, I want to know.

There are a million ways to plumb a sink drain incorrectly, and it’s almost always the result of ignorance. It’s not stupidity or malice; it’s just a lack of knowledge....
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Style Your Shelves Like A Pro

Our team at Rooms With Style has a true affinity for open shelving. Shelving is a beautiful feature of a home, it’s super functional, and it lends a clean slate...
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Real estate voted the best long-term investment for 12th year in a row

According to a recent poll from Gallup, real estate has been voted the best long-term investment for twelve straight years. That’s because a home is so much more just than a roof over...
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Weekly real estate market update 6/21/24… new construction is catching up

New and coming soon listings are declining this week, as I expect will continue as we move into the July 4th holiday season. Pending sales and price changes flipped, as...
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May 2024 real estate market update… supply of inventory continues to rise

In May 2024 Twin Cities inventory of homes for sale rose 15.7% over May 2023, to 8,614 homes for sale. But months supply of inventory rose even more… a 21.1%...
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Buy a Home

It’s Not Just the Key to Homeownership — It’s the Key to Your Future Along with buying a car, investing, and saving for retirement, the most important financial decisions you’ll...
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Wednesdays Unplugged – Lemon Freeze

“There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.”  – Albert Einstein NOTE:...
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Options for repairing ungrounded three-prong outlets

Ungrounded three-prong outlets are a very common defect found on home inspections of old houses. Thankfully, repairing this issue is not a huge deal, and today, I’ll walk through the...
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Love modern architecture? 3 reasons you should be a member of Docomomo US/MN

1. “Before there was Mad Men, Design Within Reach, or Dwell there was Docomomo“… an international non-profit organization dedicated to the documentation and conservation of buildings, sites and neighborhoods of...
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