Weekly real estate market update 7/14/23… market springs back to life

After taking a break for the July 4th holiday, the market popped up again across the board… what I think of as the mid-summer bump that spurs activity for the...
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May real estate market update… multiple offers and percent over list price increase

With a continued shortage of inventory, multiple offers and resulting sales prices over list price are on the rise again… not at the levels of the Unicorn Years (2021-2022) but...
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InfiRay P2 Pro: A home inspector’s review of a new smartphone infrared camera

InfiRay recently contacted me to review their new smartphone infrared camera, called the P2 Pro. They sent me a camera for free, and I get a commission if you buy...
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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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Holiday Decorating Elements

Are you looking for a new element to add to your holiday decorating repertoire?  Here are some of our favorite elements.  We hope you try one of them this year!...
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Moisture Testing Homes with Vinyl Siding

While we do most of our moisture testing on stucco homes, moisture testing isn’t just for stucco and stone veneer. Moisture intrusion can happen with any type of siding, and...
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Using Wallpaper as a Design Element

Wallpaper is all over the place these days and there are so many fun fresh patterns.  Plus with peel-and-stick, you can easily apply it yourself and not be tied to...
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The Buttered Tin… NOW OPEN in Northeast Minneapolis!

The Buttered Tin, founded by James Beard-recognized chef and Cupcake Wars winner Alicia Hinze, has been known for its scratch-made eats and treats since it opened in St. Paul’s Lowertown...
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