5 Renovation Ideas That Pay Off For Sellers

Update Kitchen Cabinets. Extending the life of your current cabinets or replacing them is a renovation that can add to your home’s value in a big way.  If your cabinets are a natural wood then giving them some TLC might be enough.  Some things to consider while giving your current cabinets a makeover: Repaint or […] Read more…

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The Scoop: June’s Real Estate Market Stats

June’s real estate market shows there is no slowing in site for home sales in Rochester, Minnesota.  Every quadrant in Rochester was in a dead heat for days on market, (how many days it takes a home to sell). 36 days is the longest, on average, it took a home to sell in Rochester last month.  That’s […] Read more…

The Scoop: May’s Real Estate Market Stats

May certainly lived up to the standard spring market expectations for Rochester Minnesota real estate.  This is a normal occurrence during the spring and early summer months to see the market heat up but an inventory level below normal created a feeding frenzy.  Many homes sold in days, even hours.  Sellers were dealing with offers in […] Read more…

How to Sell Your Home for a Higher Price

Making sure your home is “show ready” is a daunting task but if you follow these steps you’re sure to get more for your home than you thought possible. Your Home’s Living Room When you’re placing decorative items in the living room make sure they are as symmetrical as possible. The brain is naturally attracted […] Read more…

Why You Lost in Multiple Offers & How To Win Next Time

  Most buyers would like to think that their offer being lower in price was to blame for losing out in a multiple offer situation.  In reality there are a few key factors that may have actually put the nail in the real estate deal coffin. Your financing terms.  Sellers love nothing more than an all cash […] Read more…

Staging Tips That Aren’t Boring

  I could sit here and tell you to clean, declutter, spruce up your lawn, and stop leaving personal photos out but you’ve heard those “tips” roughly 2,496 times, no?  So can we just get to the good stuff already?  The stuff that makes your home beautiful and show ready but doesn’t feel like a furniture […] Read more…

The Scoop: April’s Real Estate Market Statistics

There’s no doubt that this has been the busiest Spring market we’ve experienced in a few years.  Demand continues to overcome supply, causing prices to rise. If you’re a buyer searching for a home in Rochester or surrounding areas, you may be experiencing multiple offer situations or you might have missed out on seeing a home […] Read more…

5 Steps to the Perfect Farmhouse Style

  Barn Doors You can search for an actual refurbished/recycled barn door from local antique shops & sales or you may decide to buy new.  Having something old that has it’s own story is the fun part about designing interiors.  These types of items carry their own past and are great conversational pieces.  If you’re lucky enough […] Read more…

The 4 Most Common Interior Design Mistakes & Easy Ways To Fix Them

  These design mistakes are SO common but just as easy to fix as they are to make.  Using these quick fixes you’ll create a seemingly larger, more functional, and enjoyable space. Your Window Treatments are Covering Your Windows. Treatments are meant to frame, not cover your windows.  Here’s how to make the switch. Your […] Read more…

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