Monthly Archives: October 2007

Single Women and Home Buying in Minneapolis

In the 1970s, women were regularly denied loans for houses and even for their own credit cards.  It was assumed that their husbands would be the main breadwinners, or if they didn’t have husbands, they didn’t have enough money for things like buying houses.  Now, some thirty-plus years later, single women are buying houses inRead More…Read More…

Staging Your Home to Sell

There are many things a seller can do to facilitate the sale of his/her home, many of which the savvy seller already knows.  In fact, anyone who has sold a home or is thinking of selling a home can probably list ten right off the top of the head.  Make sure the kids pick upRead More…Read More…

Our Summer Garden

One thing I love about living in a South Minneapolis home is that I have green things growing all around it. The trouble is, sometimes, the growing gets a little out of hand, and I don’t always have the time to deal with it. Well, the summer growing season is more than over. Most thingsRead More…

Is Home Ownership Right For You?

So you’ve come to the realization that you are not best friends with everyone in your building. What made you realize that? Perhaps it was the incessant bass thumping through the night. Or maybe you got back from a major shopping trip, only to find that the nearest parking spot was 2 blocks away. TimeRead More…