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How Older Homes Can Gain an Edge

The 4,200-square-foot lakefront property Mark Parrish listed last August seemed like any home buyer’s dream. Twenty minutes outside of Minneapolis, it was more spacious than most comparable homes in the neighborhood, with four bedrooms and four baths, and had unobstructed water … Continue reading

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17 Things to Never, Ever, EVER Do to Your House

What may seem like a good idea, often isn’t. Here are 17 common mistakes new homeowners often make that prove it. #1 Get Rid of Your Only Tub Image: Realproimages.com If resale value is important to you, don’t get rid … Continue reading

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7 Household Expenses You’re Probably Wasting Money On

There are better ways to spend. The washer/dryer combo was perfect! Such a delightful way to brighten laundry day — with a cheerfully colored front-loader set. They could actually make laundry fun! “They were this gorgeous, greenish-teal, and they looked … Continue reading

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Are Open Floor Plans Losing Appeal?

Daily Real Estate News | Monday, August 21, 2017 Open floor plans, which typically combine the kitchen, living room, and dining room in one large, open area, have dominated home design trends in recent years. But now, buyers may be … Continue reading

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These Doors Can Modernize Your Listing’s Look

January 2017 | By Melissa Dittmann Tracey Consider these simple yet elegant options for dividing a space that increase its functionality while scoring design points. A front door with pizzazz has always had a starring role in a home’s curb … Continue reading

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How to Reinvent a Room to Attract Buyers

By Patti Stern, PJ & Company Staging and Interior Decorating Thinking about remodeling but not sure it will pay off when it comes time to sell? According to Remodeling Magazine’s Cost vs. Value Report, most room remodels and additions may … Continue reading

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Which Architecture Style Is Worth the Most?

Daily Real Estate News | Monday, October 10, 2016 Luxury builders have favored the Mediterranean and Tuscan style of homes in recent years, and it’s no wonder: The median list price of that style of home is $749,900. However, the … Continue reading

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Trends That’ll Influence Homes in 2016

January 2016 | By Barbara Ballinger Design changes, as does architecture. Trends don’t emerge as rapidly here as they do in say, food or fashion, but the economy, the environment, and demographics all spur shifts in the choices of materials, … Continue reading

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Arranging the Perfect At-Home Workspace

September 2015 | By Barbara Ballinger The telecommuting population is growing: Some 30 million people work from home at least once a week, and that number is expected to increase by 63 percent in the next five years, according to … Continue reading

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