Green Living

How to Sell Your Eco-Friendly Home

As the world’s climate crisis intensifies, most people are now looking for ways of contributing to eco-sustainability. This has caused an increased demand for eco-friendly properties because about 40% of...
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Highland Bridge development on the site of the former St. Paul Ford plant is progressing… and townhouses are for sale!

It was 2019 when I first wrote about the St. Paul Ford truck plant history and Ryan Company plans for reshaping it into a walkable village of thousands powered by...
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Installing a home solar system in Saint Paul

When clients relocating from Colorado told me they were installing a solar system in their St. Paul home I asked if they would be willing to share their experience. They...
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National Cut Your Energy Costs Day

We attended a seminar yesterday about the new Energy Disclosure Report that will be part of the Minneapolis Time of Sale TISH inspections starting January 15, 2020… how fitting that...
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Where to check for environmental concerns when buying a house

Planning to start a garden in the yard of your new home? That’s what one of our clients wanted to do and she did such careful research on soil as...
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Flowers and Bushes that Assist in the Fight Against Mosquitoes

With summer comes one bad thing…..mosquitoes! Oh I hate that annoying buzzing at your ear and the horrible itching at night. There are seven plants that you can add to...
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How one couple turned a 1907 Victorian into a home that produces more energy than it uses

Many people associate Net-Zero homes (ones which produce as much energy as they use over the course of a year) with new construction… but not Stewart and Linda Herman. They...
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Evaluating the Potential Returns of Solar Panels: Tips and Considerations

Individuals are attracted to the thought of using solar panels for both environmental and economic reasons. While there is no question that solar panels are a more environmentally-friendly way of...
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