July/August Homepage Image

The featured image on our homepage for July and August was taken by John Benson illustrating Duluth’s Bayfront Festival Park licensed CC BY 2.0. There are still a ton of events taking place at Bayfront Park this summer. For more information, checkout this earlier post.

Bayfront Festival Park’s Big Summer Line Up

Voted #2 in outdoor music venues near the Twin Cities by Vita.MN (nudged out of the top spot by the Big Top Chautauqua), Duluth’s Bayfront Festival Park hosts an amazing 2013 line up. Bayfront Festival Park features a one of a kind backdrop including the ariel liftbridge, Duluth’s Harbor, Duluth’s Hillside and downtown. Did I mention […]

April 2013 Homepage Image

May 2013’s featured homepage was taken by myself during a golf outing last year. The picture was taken on a cloudy day at the Lester Park Golf Course Lake 9. Frank Rush is seen lining up a putt on the majestic second hole green.  

Thinking of Selling? Why You Only Have 8 Seconds To Make A Good Impression!

I have heard recently from Real Estate Agent and Mogul Barbara Corcoran that my buyers will know within 8 seconds of walking into a home if they are interested in buying or not. I guess that could be true? When I am showing a house I can usually tell by the look in a buyers face, body language and initial comments […]

Igniting Your Spring Outdoor Projects

I really love seeing 70 degree + days in the forecast. This is especially true when Duluth looked like this less than 24 hours ago. With this nice weather coming, it’s time to start planning your landscaping and other outdoor projects for the spring and summer. Outdoor projects not only boost property values, but can […]

Supply and Demand

Well it has happened. Almost overnight we have moved into a buyers market with the pent up demand from buyers sitting on the sideline who have now moved actively into the actual market. Listings are the name of the game and if prices have not moved up by now they most assuredly will. It is […]

February 2013 Homepage Image

Last months featured image on our home page was taken by none other than Shaina Nickila. Shaina said she was “taking a break from the day to enjoy the sunny weather and beautiful view. The boat in the picture is the Meteor, a whaleback ship landlocked on Barkers Island.”   What are some of your […]

3 easy ways to improve your home’s curb appeal on a budget!

Spring is just around the corner and most of my Sellers are looking for advice on how to spruce up their home’s just before putting it on the market. And most of them are looking to do that without spending an arm and a leg while getting the most profit out of their sale. Here are 3 easy ways […]

Real Estate Agent Wants Me To Sign A Form At The First Meeting

This post pertains only to real estate in Minnesota. If there is one thing that homes buyers and sellers are hesitant about, it’s signing documents with a real estate agent upon first meeting. Although real estate agents are now ranked above, among others, Members of Congress in honesty/ethics in professions, buyers and sellers are still wary about signing documents when […]

We Owe You An Apology

We owe a big apology for the service outages experienced last week that may have impacted the viewing of property listings. During this time period, listing photos for some Minnesota listings were not displaying properly. Work was completed around the clock with involved parties to correct the errors as quickly as possible. We are truly […]