Twin Cities

My Property Taxes Increased, But I Disagree With the Assessed Value. Now What?

According to the Minnesota Department of Revenue, “Each spring your county sends you a Notice of Valuation and Classification. Three factors that affect your tax bill are: The amount your...
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PIZZA!! Favorite Twin Cities pizzerias

I have my favorites, which is what I started out with, but there are so many wonderful places and pizzas, I couldn’t help but add a few more shops to...
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January 2017 market update… only 1-month supply of $120k-$250k homes

What struck me most in reviewing market stats for January 2017 was looking at historical charts of inventory and months supply of homes for sale. Both are the lowest they...
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Local Burger Joints in the Twin Cities… My Favorites

The word "joint" has many definitions. When it comes to burger joints the definition start with a place where people meet.
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Twin Cities communities with the highest Walkscores

It should come as no surprise that the core cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul have the highest concentration of walkable neighborhoods in the Twin Cities metro area. However, when...
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Minneapolis Made the Top 10 List of Cities Residents Never Want to Leave

Some people love to head out on vacations, but if you prefer a 'staycation' and are looking for a place to live that is so awesome that you don't have...
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December 2015 Market Update… supply of homes for sale bottoms out!

2015 was a booming year for real estate, with housing demand reaching a 10-year high. Unfortunately, new listings aren't keeping up with demand and supply took a nose dive in...
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Online Building Permit History and more for Twin Cities Homes

While real estate web sites give the most important information about homes to potential buyers, there are many other free web sites that give public information about homes in Minnesota....
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