Monthly Archives: December 2016

House Flipping Tips: Where to Spend and Where to Save

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With the housing market still going strong in the Minneapolis area, now is a prime time to get into the game of flipping houses. House flipping entails buying a fixer-upper home, putting in the work to remodel it, and then selling it for a profit within 12 months. Due to the high demand for entry-level homes, low interest rates, and a tight market, house flipping is at a 10-year high. RealtyTrac reports that in the first quarter of 2016, 6.6% of home sales were a... view article »

Selling Your Home in 2017

Daniel & Julie talked about the importance of marketing your home on Twin Cities Live this week.  There are both high-tech and low-tech ways to sell your home in 2017. Find out what their advice is on what works and what doesn’t. Staging consultation & contractors to perform repairs/updates: You should work with a realtor that provides professional staging services. Whether it’s to give decorating and furniture layout recommendations or completely furnish and stage a vacant property it is important that it is done by... view article »

2016 Minneapolis Holiday Gift Guide from Desrochers Realty

Do these last few days before the holiday find you coming up short on holiday shopping, searching for those perfect last-minute gifts that will do just the trick? Lucky for you, Minneapolis is full of local shops and boutiques that have a carefully curated selection of unique gifts. We’ve taken the opportunity to choose some of our own favorite picks for our 2016 holiday gift guide. Steer clear of the malls and head to these local vendors for your last-minute holiday shopping. Vendor: Fleurish Desrochers... view article »