Monthly Archives: December 2008

The Ideal Time to Buy

If you have been mulling over the idea of buying a house, you might want to stop mulling and start looking. We have discussed this in several past blog articles, and I hope I am preaching to the converted. Now is the ideal time to buy a house. I am not mincing words because truly,Read More…

Microsoft Outlook 2007 Slow Problem Resolved

I’ve been dealing with a slow Outlook 2007 for about a year now. By slow, here’s what I mean: when clicking on Send/Receive, the process takes perhaps 4-5 minutes to download 75 messages totalling about 400k. I have high speed internet, and have spent much time troubleshooting Outlook. My PST file size is 300MB, notRead More…

How You Search For Your Dream Home

How do people search for a new home?  I am a tech person, so I use technology for almost everything.  However, I realize that many people may not want three different maps of the houses on their wish list, nor want to look through a hundred ‘just for you’ houses that really may or may notRead More…

First-Time Home Buyer Tax Credit

It’s a great time to buy a Minneapolis house.  I know, I’ve said this several times before, but I really want to emphasize the point.  Interest rates are at an all-time low, and even better, the government wants to help first-time home buyers with a tax credit.  Here’s the deal. If you have bought aRead More…