Monthly Archives: September 2008

House Abbreviations

Real Estate Abbreviations When advertising houses for sale, there are plenty of standard abbreviations and some not so standard abbreviations. Then there are those that even other Realtors can’t figure out. In this blog entry, we’ll look at some actual MLS entries. Some abbreviations look just like those cryptic singles ads. I can just seeRead More…

Minneapolis Real Estat -or- Minneapolis Real Estate

South Minneapolis Real Estat, er, Real ESTATE Blog What is South Minneapolis Real Estat Blog? Just yesterday, I discovered that I had mistyped the title of the page. My page was specializing in Real Estat, which is a subsection of Real Estate. I’m sure not many people would be searching for Real Estat, but IRead More…

Advertising Words Translation Matrix

House Advertising Words You know how some real estate agents have a knack for describing homes in glorious and grand ways? Well, sometimes the words are a slight exaggeration of the actual home. In our industry, we call that puffery. Here’s a list of some common terms used in advertising and what they really mean. Read More…

3 Fixer Upper Considerations

Fixer Uppers I have a client that is looking for a fixer-upper house in Minneapolis. This client wants to purchase a house, fix it up, and then sell it for a profit. I’m going to share some insights on some of the considerations that go into buying a fixer-upper home. Location 1. One consideration toRead More…