Finding Community, Finding Home

Vector Illustration When looking for a new home, we often focus on the house itself: four bedrooms, two bathrooms, large kitchen, two car garage, two fireplaces, move-in-ready. Whatever our hopes...
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Buying a house via Facetime

This relocation buyer wasn’t planning to buy via FaceTime when he contacted me… they were going to start looking when they got into town several weeks later. But I connected...
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Amazing custom build experience with Thorson Homes!

When this relocation family contacted me to help them find a home in the Twin Cities we started looking in earnest in November 2020. We tried to find an existing...
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How job relocation is changing

When I first heard from Coco and Sam it was at the beginning of January. They were living in California, planning to relocate to the Twin Cities. My first thoughts...
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Relocation… the new build solution

Relocation is always hard. Multiply that by a Covid-19 winter in a city with record low inventory and it becomes harder and harder and harder. After looking at dozens of...
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When is the best time of year to move?

Both local and long distance moves can be stressful, but there are certain times of the year, month and week that are better to move into your new home. Regardless of whether...
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Homestead deadline is December 15… why it is important

When buying a home in Minnesota the last step in most closings is receiving instructions for homesteading. If you don’t get homesteading instructions and paperwork at closing, ask for it!...
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How Minnesota ranks… tells a lot about us

People who live in Minnesota already know this is a great place to live. We consistently make ‘best’ lists for many different reasons. Meet Minneapolis keeps a running list of...
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