Tips for Minnesota Sellers, Including Real Estate Marketing, Home Staging & Improvements

22 Apr 2017

Annual Cost vs Value Report

One of the most common questions I get from clients is: what can I do to improve the value of my home? The first three things on my list would be to eliminate obvious defects, enhance your curb appeal, and complete minor cosmetics. Then the question is, what major project comes next?

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27 Feb 2017

Minnesota Spring Home Selling Tips

Selling a Minnesota home in the spring time takes the right expertise and advice, in order to maximize the sales price for the home. Generally, Minnesota sales peak in June, making the first few months of the year integral to preparing a home for sale effectively. Here are our top tips for maximizing equity when selling in the spring market.

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25 Dec 2016

Top 10 Home Design Trends for 2017

2016 proved to be a ground-breaking year for many trends in building and design, including a further merging of technology and our homes. But with the digital age also comes a yearning for quiet, contemplative, warm spaces where we can recharge in, well, a more analog way. With that in mind, here are the top 10 trends in home and design for 2017.

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20 Jul 2016

Top 5 Features Home Buyers Want

Millennials are the largest generation ever at 75 million. They grew up wired into technology. They eschew ownership and the maintenance that goes along with it. And they highly value the environment. These unique preferences have already begun to impact real estate trends. With that in mind, let's review the top features home buyers want in today's market.

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11 Jul 2016

Condos Options for Empty Nesters

Once the kids leave, you really start to think about downsizing, needing less space, wanting less maintenance, and desiring a different (urban) lifestyle And so you are posed with the million dollar question: where do I go from here? Here is a quick list of your Minneapolis and Edina condo options to get the conversation started.

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01 May 2016

Top 5 Bathroom Design Trends

One of the most common questions I receive in my real estate practice relates to bathroom and kitchen trends, what's hot, and what's not. Most of the time it comes up on the most common type of walkthrough I do for current and potential clients: the remodeling walk-through.

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30 Mar 2016

Virtual Reality Real Estate Marketing

Most of the real estate marketing innovation happens in the luxury home market first. Top luxury real estate agents are always looking for a better way to tell the story of a home in a visually compelling and emotional way. And just over the horizon is the next disrupter: virtual reality. Here is a quick introduction to how virtual reality will be tapped in the future to take luxury home and real estate marketing to the next level.

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23 Mar 2016

Overlooked Home Marketing Ideas

Real estate marketing is very important when selling a home. If you market your home right, you will; sell your home faster and for more money. In these times, we have many innovative ways to market real estate. Here are some important marketing ideas that are often overlooked when selling a home.

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