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Approval Rating

Approval Rating

Wow! The Gallup poll surveys various industries each year for approval ratings, posivite ratings, negative ratings, and more. These ratings can be fun to look at and see what’s going on in the industries. What I find interesting is that the Real Estate industry sits at 23% positive rating. That’s pretty low, and every time IRead More…

Minneapolis voted #35 out of 35!!

Travel and Leisure magazine has ranked 35 of America’s Favorite Cities, and Minneapolis / St. Paul ranked dead last… for Spring Break, that is. 25 degrees and snow isn’t attractive for spring break? Heck the Ice Palace is just starting to melt around the beginning of March. What were they thinking? It’s just about timeRead More…

Outlook Extremely Slow

All day, I’ve been having outlook 2007 problems. It was fine for the past 6 months, and all of a sudden, extremely slow today where I could not use my quad-core laptop. It stopped chrome from accessing the internet! If I killed Outlook, everything returned to normal. After troubleshooting all day (literally 8 hours), IRead More…

Home Sellers can now search for Buyers?

Our company is introducing a VERY COOL new feature! In the next few days, if you own a home, you can now start searching for buyers! We will be diligently working to input our buyers into our system to allow you to search and see if there is a buyer looking for your home. IfRead More…

Minneapolis St Paul Home Tour

Minneapolis St Paul Home Tour

Our home is featured in the 2011 Minneapolis St Paul Home Tour. Come visit our home. You can find a list of all homes on the website: http://www.MSPHomeTour.com We are featuring an addition on our home, as well as solar that was installed last year.

Tudor Revival Houses in Minneapolis

Let’s talk about the Tudor Revival Style, which is the predominant style of house in Minneapolis.  First of all, what is a Tudor?  A Tudor is a house that tries to mimic an English cottage with its decorative half-timbering and stucco walls.  An additional noted feature is the prominent chimney. The stucco is usually whiteRead More…

Monthly Market Update

Here is the latest statistics from Minneapolis Association of REALTORS. The short of it is that we have increased pending sales by 7.4% over last February, but keep in mind that over 60% of these sales were “lender mediated” sales, or foreclosures and short sales. Also the number of new listings has decreased by 19%Read More…