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Meaningful Design

This is the final post in our series on how to find inspiration for design. We are drawing inspiration from a design trend we are seeing more of in 2023...
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Weekly real estate market update 3/03/23… what you should know about rising mortgage rates

Showings popped up again after last week’s storm, in line with the increase in new listings. If you are a buyer with an eye on the market you probably noticed...
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3 things to know if you are selling a home this year

Inspections are back, be prepared to negotiate Home inspections were the norm until the crazy competition of the last couple years when full home inspections became rare. Many of my...
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Mortgage Notes……….

It’s that time of year where we seem to get a lot of new changes in the mortgage world and this year there are some good updates! FHA: this is...
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Stunning 1951 home built into an LA hill gets a total renovation… and it’s for sale

This striking mid-century home caught my eye in dwell+. It’s fascinating seeing this stunning renovation from the ground up and I had to share. It is currently listed for sale…...
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Wednesdays Unplugged – Enchilada Style Ground Beef Burritos

“Life is the art of drawing without an eraser.” – John W Gardner NOTE: I spend my Wednesdays Unplugged from appointments. It’s my day to stay home, enjoy cooking and welcome our...
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Old Fuse Panel: 60 amps or 100 amps?

One of the inspectors on our team here at Structure Tech recently asked the rest of our team to help identify the size of this old fuse panel. Take a...
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Life in Minnesota… how’s the weather?

When I travel to other locations with idyllic weather I often find myself bored… and longing for our endlessly changing Minnesota weather. It isn’t easy to predict, which is part...
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Weekly real estate market update 2/24/23… two big issues for the housing market right now

It should come as no surprise that new listings fell this week along with the snowfall. But it is encouraging that coming soon listings popped up again, and pending sales...
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FHA reduces annual mortgage insurance!

FHA announced that they are reducing the monthly mortgage insurance on all loans! This will help those using FHA financing by lowering their payments. The monthly premium is being cut...
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