Tag Archives: moving

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 »

What You Should and Shouldn’t Compromise On When Buying a Home

When it comes to home buying, it’s fair to say that for most people compromise is going to be a big factor in the decision-making process. We stopped by Twin Cities Live to discuss the best areas to compromise on, and the others to stick to your gut on. DO NOT COMPROMISE Location This is probably the most important and the biggest regret we see buyers make when they do compromise on it. You can change a lot of things about a house but you can’t... view article »

Tips and Benefits to Moving in the Fall

Summer is the most popular time of year to stage a move. Kids are on break from school so you don’t have to worry about uprooting them mid-year, and you can usually count on sunny—albeit hot—weather. However, if you have some flexibility in selecting your moving dates, there are several advantages to the fall season that can actually make it the most ideal time of year to move, especially if you follow a couple tips for making the process smooth and problem-free. Benefits to moving... view article »

5 Signs It’s Time to Sell Your House

It’s normal to go back and forth about selling your home. There are many reasons to keep a home, but there are also many reasons to move. Both market conditions and your personal situation are factors to consider when thinking about selling your home. Here are a few things to keep in mind before making a move. Your home no longer fits your lifestyle How well does your home meet your everyday needs? If you’ve outgrown your space or had kids, you probably need a... view article »