Stillwater is a small, but important town in Minnesota. If you are considering relocating to Stillwater, you are essentially relocating into the most historical town in the state.Stillwater, Minnesota...
Carpentry shop class is NOT what it used to be in Forest Lake, Minnesota. Not content to build a shelf or piece of furniture, these construction students put their knowledge of math, engineering and c...
Are there any trees? A question often asked by clients as they start searching for a home. Many Minnesota farms have been developed into single family housing developments. While the flat open land wa...
In the past decade the prices on Minnesota lakeshore had become out of reach for many buyers. Prices shot up in the late 1990's. Lake lots on Coon Lake in Anoka County went on the market in 1998 for $...
A homeowner just put their house on the market and their real estate agent recommends an open house every Sunday until the home sells. Is this a good idea?A different homeowner lists their home and th...
There are many reasons to refinancing your home like getting a lower rate, lower payments, cash out, or consolidating your debt. Comparison shopping and finding the right resources and services you n...
What an exciting day; the day you close on your new home! A few days before, your Realtor had called to schedule the date and time of the final walk-through. You thought, "This is great! I needed to c...
In 2004, the Federal Reserve made it clear that short-term interest rates would be increased at a "measured pace" because of a fluctuating US Dollar, unstable oil prices and an evaluation of other eco...
Real estate investing can be seen as a complex issue, but that is only because there are so many choices. When you invest, you have a virtually unlimited array of ways to make money. But that entails ...
Lenders are closing their doors left and right. Over 100 national wholesale lenders have gone out of business since the first of the year. Foreclosures are the topic de jour. What's happening out ...