Prepare Your Home For Winter

It is September in Minnesota, which means that winter weather is just around the corner. Don’t let the first snow fall catch you unprepared. Here are three essential tips that will make the cold months easier on your home and you. Clean The Gutters Getting the leaves, sticks and other debris out of your gutters in the fall can save you hassle and money when … Continue reading Prepare Your Home For Winter

DIY Backyard Lighting Ideas

Lighting is one of the easiest ways to intermix function and style. Here are some fun DIY ideas about how to spruce up your backyard and light the way at your next BBQ or bonfire. DIY Wine Bottle Torches You can try this idea with any bottle, not just wine. To mix up the look try it with a brown or green bottle. Source – whenthepigsfly … Continue reading DIY Backyard Lighting Ideas

The Importance of Home Staging

Many sellers ask what things they can do to get their home in the best-showing condition possible prior to listing their home. We love it when homes show well, but we also do not want our clients to break the bank staging their home for sale. Here is a short list of inexpensive items sellers can do fairly easily to help their home show at … Continue reading The Importance of Home Staging

The Homeowner’s Gift Guide

Every homeowner has an endless list of items they want for their home. We came up with a gift guide full of suggestions that might make your favorite homeowner’s day. Apple Tree To Be from the New England Trading Company, Ltd. $24.00 Denali 115-Piece Home Repair Tool Kit   Drill $199 Doormat $29 Custom Cutting Board $35 Custom Christmas ornament $83 Cookie Jar $13 Light Fixture $15 – $100 Outdoor Tools $10-$100 Garden … Continue reading The Homeowner’s Gift Guide

7 Ways To Prepare Your Home For Winter

By taking some time in the fall to winterize your home, you can spare yourself a lot of hassle as temperatures drop. Here are 7 ways to prepare the interior of your home for winter. Tune up your heating system Be proactive and have an HVAC technician inspect your furnace to ensure it is clean and in good repair. For less than $100 it is … Continue reading 7 Ways To Prepare Your Home For Winter

4 Quick Ways To Add Value To Your Home

The value of your home can make a huge difference to your financial life. As value increases, it can remove the PMI on your mortgage payment or it might help you sell your home at a higher price point. Here are four things you can do quickly and easily to add value to your home. 1)Paint  A fresh coat of paint is a quick and inexpensive way … Continue reading 4 Quick Ways To Add Value To Your Home