Tag Archives: homeowner

10 Things to Ask Yourself Before Buying a Cabin

                At a certain point, it’s almost a rite of passage for a Minnesotan to consider buying a vacation home, a.k.a. a cabin. If you’ve come to that time, we’ve put together a list of 10 things to ask yourself as you embark on the next stage of home ownership. How far are you willing to drive? Oftentimes vacation homes are for weekends or summers. One of your first considerations should be how far are you willing to... view article »

Home Staging: Top 5 Tips You Need to Know

                Enticing buyers can be hard. You’ve been living in your home and you made it your own, but oftentimes once it’s ready to sell “one man’s junk” is not necessarily “another man’s treasure.” The key to displaying your home in the best light possible, garner the most interest and offers,  is to make it show in a way that lets buyers visualize their future there. How can you best do this? Get help from a professional home stager.... view article »

How to Know When You’re Ready to Buy a House

Maybe you’ve outgrown your current space or you want a fenced-in yard. Maybe you think it’s time to “settle down.” Maybe you just can’t walk by a display of paint samples without imagining how much better your morning coffee would be in a kitchen of your favorite shade of yellow. Whatever the reason, you’ve started thinking about buying a house and you’re wondering…am I ready? We can’t answer that for you, but we have put together a list of important questions to ask yourself before... view article »

Simple Home Improvements with Drastic Results

When it comes to sprucing up your home, you don’t need to spend a lot of time or money. If you are in the midst of spring cleaning or are preparing to sell your home, here are some simple home improvements that deliver drastic results. The easiest improvement (and one that is always on our list) is updating lighting fixtures and hardware throughout your house. This includes knobs, handles and outlet covers. You can even go so far as to give your home a unique... view article »