Books for Africa

We volunteered this month at Books for Africa. This organization collects donated books and ships them to countries in Africa. The only thing that the countries pay for are the shipping costs. Books for Africa has been operating for 29 years and they have shipped to nearly all the African countries. There are a few that they haven’t been able to reach because of political … Continue reading Books for Africa

Tips When Considering a New Construction Home

Many areas of the Twin Cities are seeing an increase in new construction developments. Here are some tips that we’ve compiled if you are considering building a house. First Steps Before you go and look at any new construction models, meet with Team Lucky Duck to learn about the new construction process and get any initial questions answered. They will discuss your wants and needs and … Continue reading Tips When Considering a New Construction Home

Second Harvest Heartland

Team Lucky Duck got the chance to volunteer this month at Second Harvest Heartland. We spent a morning sorting onions and re-packing them into 5 pound bags for distribution to over 1,000 local partners including food shelves and meal sites. In fact, two other groups we have volunteered with this year, 360 Communities and Loaves and Fishes, receive some of the food they use from … Continue reading Second Harvest Heartland

Spring Market Update

The spring market is here! Compared to this time last year there are 25% less houses for sale in the Twin Cities metro area. This means listings are in demand and selling fast. 96% of the houses that sold during January 2017 sold at or above their original list price. Buyers can be reassured that even in this competitive seller’s market, interest rates are historically … Continue reading Spring Market Update