Tag Archives: real estate advice

5 Home Design Questions Answered

As realtors, we hear questions every day on home design updates and trends. What are the most common questions on home design we are hearing now?  Julie Desrochers of Desrochers Real Estate Group shares the answers to 5 common questions she’s been hearing in 2019. Q: I’m remodeling and wondering, should I get black or white windows? Which is better for resale? A: The good news is both black and white windows are “in” as a trend. White windows are a classic and never go... view article »

On Twin Cities Live: Tips for Buying a Cabin

It’s a time honored tradition as a Minnesota or Wisconsin resident: buying a cabin. We visited Minneapolis talk show Twin Cities Live for their Real Estate Report to educate on the details you need to think about before making the decision to buy a cabin. For more real estate advice, visit our YouTube channel.

On Twin Cities Live: Real Estate in Rogers, Minnesota

What can you expect to get for your money in real estate in Rogers, Minnesota? Desrochers Realty Group’s Daniel and Julie Desrochers broadcasted with Twin Cities Live at Maynard’s Restaurant and discussed property values, highlighting homes for sale from $305,000 to $530,000. For all of our Twin Cities Live segments and expert real estate advice, visit our YouTube channel.

On Twin Cities Live: Eagan Minnesota Real Estate

We visited Eagan, Minnesota with Twin Cities Live for their In Your Town Series to talk real estate in Eagan and what you can get for your dollar.  Located in ISD #196, the city has an excellent reputation for schools, neighborhoods with mature trees, and is still a great value while being close to the cities. Watch our clip to learn about home prices and advantages of living in Eagan, Minnesota. For all of our Twin Cities Live segments, visit our YouTube channel.

Minnesota Real Estate March 2019 Update: What You Need to Know

Desrochers Realty Group is here to give you expert advice heading into the busy spring season. Find out what you need to know about the 2019 spring real estate market. Inventory is still low, and under $300k properties are still going very fast. Similar to the last few years, there are still less homes available than buyers looking in this price range. If you are in the market for a home in this price range, get your ducks in a row and be prepared to act... view article »

The Five Most Common Home Buyer Mistakes

Want to avoid making costly home buying mistakes? We visited local talk show Twin Cities Live to reveal common mistakes buyers make when trying to purchase real estate, including moves that can really backfire during the home buying process. Watch to learn how to avoid wasting time, money and ultimately jeopardizing your chance to buy your dream home. For more of our Twin Cities Live Real Estate Report appearances, visit our YouTube channel.

On Twin Cities Live: Home Prices in Minnesota

Can you find a nice house for less than $200,00? We visited area talk show Twin Cities Live for our Real Estate Report to showcase how far your dollar can go across the Twin Cities. Ranging from $200,000 to $800,000, watch below to see what you can get and where. For more our our Twin Cities Live appearance and real estate advice, visit our You Tube channel.    

On Twin Cities Live: Ask the Real Estate Experts

We visited Twin Cities Live on KSTP Channel 5 and answered fan submitted questions on real estate. See below for the full clip and a summary of questions answered. Q: What’s the best thing to do inside your home before a showing? – Elizabeth Cleaning the house of all personal items (especially signs you have a pet). Set a comfortable temperature, turn on all lights and open the blinds. Q: Is the labor and expense of painting oak kitchen cabinets and the trim/doors throughout the... view article »

2018 Real Estate Predictions

As winter holidays approach we’re turning our attention to the new year, which naturally has us thinking, “What’s to come in real estate?” While we have no crystal ball to predict the market perfectly, we’re sharing our predictions for real estate in 2018. Housing shortage, more buyers The housing shortage will likely continue into 2018, which makes affordable housing a major focus. Younger generations are looking for practical starter homes.  Those who gave up in the hot market this past spring and summer will be back looking for... view article »

Top Tips from Twin Cities Live Real Estate Report

Every month we visit local talk show Twin Cities Live to chat timely topics in buying, selling or maintaining your home. Below we’ve rounded up some of our best advice from past shows. 3 best things to do to your house before selling: Paint, update hardware, update flooring. (Full clip here) Ready to sell? First thing to keep in mind: Remember we aren’t talking about your house- we are talking about the house someone will buy. (Full clip here) As crazy as it sounds, if you see a house you like... view article »