Tag Archives: maintenance

On Twin Cities Live: You’re Ready to Downsize, Now What?

Are you an empty nester looking to downsize? We were on Twin Cities Live/KSTP Channel 5 to give advice to those considering downsizing now that the kids have moved out. Is now a good time? Yes, in 2017 prices are up and inventory is low- so it’s a good time. People are waiting for your house. Should I make updates? If you can do it, we suggest making some updates. If you’ve been in a house for 15-20 years, spend some money to update as you’ll get... view article »

New Home vs. Old Home – Which One Should You Buy?

Close your eyes and picture the home you would like to live in. Think of the smells, the colors, the feeling and the textures. Perhaps you pictured a comfortable home with wooden accents or maybe you saw a modern house with a contemporary style. These are important criteria to consider when searching for your new home, but it’s even more important to pay attention to the major differences between owning an older home and a new construction. Although they have their pros and cons –... view article »