Monthly Archives: January 2016

Tips For Showing Your Home During the Winter

Spring may be the most popular time of year to buy and sell homes, but you actually stand to get a better offer if you list your house in the winter. Why? Because there are less homes on the market during the winter months, competition amongst buyers is greater. If you have the flexibility, listing your home during the winter can be an excellent strategy to sell your home more quickly and profitably. However, winter is not without its challenges for home sellers. These tips... view article »

5 Things First Time Homebuyers Should Know

House hunting for the first time can be equal parts exciting and daunting. While it’s tempting to jump into the process, many first-time homebuyers quickly find themselves floundering in a pool of unanticipated challenges and setbacks. To help you avoid this scenario, we’ve put together a list of five essential things to make every first time-homebuyers’ experience as smooth and magical as it should be. #1 – Space v. Location The reality when looking for a house is that you will have to make some... view article »

Community Profiles: Eden Prairie and Chanhassen

At Desrochers, when it comes to choosing between different homes, we believe it’s important to be as familiar with the attributes of the community as you are with the attributes of the house. As part of our ongoing series of Minneapolis-St. Paul community profiles, this month we introduce you to Eden Prairie and Chanhassen. Eden Prairie Offering some of the most expensive real estate not only in Minnesota but also in America, Eden Prairie is a thriving community of successful professionals with families. The city’s... view article »