Keller Williams

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Homeowners Associations: Don’t Be Afraid, Be Informed

Many buyers shy away from properties with homeowners associations (HOAs). Most often, they worry about the fees: What is the money used for? How are the fees set? What if they rise dramatically after I buy? How can I determine if ...

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April Showers Bring…Wet Basements?

If you’ve had water in your basement this spring, you're not alone. Many homeowners have had basement water intrusion problems. April showers on top of already soggy ground, means water is sitting next to home foundations, and in a lot of cas...

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April Market Update

With the snow behind us (fingers crossed), it’s safe to say that we are in our spring market. There is a commonly held perception that homes in Minnesota don’t really sell over the winter and that it’s better to wait until spring to list ...

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2019 Cost vs Value Report

Inevitably as a homeowner, the day will come when it’s time for a remodel. When choosing which projects to undertake, keep in mind some improvements give you a higher return on investment than others. And thanks to Remodeling Magazine, fig...

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The KonMari Method: Helping You Prep Your House for Sale

It’s never too early to start the decluttering process if you’re planning on selling your home in the near future. Not only will cleaning out the more personal decorating items allow buyers to imagine themselves living in the home, it also ...

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2018 Market Review

Did you feel it? There was a sense that homes weren’t selling as quickly in the last half of 2018 as they had in the first. However, the data doesn’t support that feeling. The median days on market slowed from a high of 36 in January to ...

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Renovations to Complete Before You List Your Home

Planning to sell your home this year? Chances are your home will need some renovating to get the price you want and to sell quickly. Carefully planning the right renovation decisions can ensure your upgrades will actually pay off and give you t...

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Further Proof it’s Not 2008 All Over Again

Home sales numbers are leveling off, the rate of price appreciation has slowed to more historically normal averages, and inventory is finally increasing. We are headed into a more normal housing market. However, some are seeing these adjustm...

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Tips to Keep Your Family Safe From Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, carbon monoxide poisoning is responsible for more than 20,000 emergency department visits and the cause of more than 400 unintentional deaths each year. Often referred to as the ...

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Minneapolis 2040

After two-years of planning and over 50 public meetings, the City of Minneapolis Planning Committee revealed the first draft of the Minneapolis 2040 Comprehensive Plan early in 2018. The plan seeks to reduce economic, housing and safety dispari...

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