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Winter Fun – 9 Things To Do in the Twin Cities

Calling all Twin Cities residents! During our Minnesota winters, you may find yourself bunkered in by your fireplace, staying inside all winter long. Or perhaps you are one of the cold lovers that enjoy the time spent outside in colder climates! Although it can be tempting to hibernate when the snow and cold hit, here are a few great ideas …

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What to Look For When Comparing Neighborhoods

Moving is one of the most exciting yet time consuming events in your life.  Once you have made the decision to move, an important next step is to figure out where to move.  Finding the right neighborhood is essential to making a smooth transition in your everyday life.  Here are 7 things to consider when you start your search for …

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Are You Thinking About or Ready to Build?

Thinking about a new home? When you decide to build instead of buy existing, you are investing in a truly rewarding experience that will leave you with your custom dream home.  From designing the floor plan to picking your selections, every step of the process is exciting, and we are here to help make it as smooth as possible!  Here …

Tips on How to Sell Your Existing Home Quicker

While out touring homes, you found a builder that can build you your dream home and can’t wait to get started. There is only one problem standing in your way…selling your existing home! Here are 6 tips to help sell your old home quicker: Differentiate from the Neighbors – The first thing that any prospective buyer will see when they …

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Where to Invest Your Money for the Best Return

Every homeowner is unique with personal tastes and styles.  It is up to each homeowner whether or not they are building their new home with plans to sell it down the line or if it is their “forever” home. Here are a few areas in your home that will bring the best return on investment (ROI). CURB APPEAL – The …

Questions to Ask Before You Buy a Home

When you are searching for a builder to build your new home, there are endless amounts of questions you can ask. Here are just a few of the questions that we think are important to ask before you select a builder and start the process. Do you only offer specific floor plans or is custom design an option? Some home …

Reduce Allergens in Your Home

With the season changing, people around the office have been mentioning their allergies.  Even though the extended warm weather, green grass, and flowers are beautiful still in bloom, they can wreak havoc on a person’s allergies – especially for asthma sufferers.  While it is harder to avoid allergens outdoors, there are steps you can take to help reduce them indoors. …

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Different Types of Roofing

One of the best parts about building a custom home is choosing your materials from top to bottom.  An important choice in your selection is your roofing material. Choosing a durable roof is key in maintaining your home’s appearance, helping in heating and cooling, and most importantly, keeping your family protected from mother’s natures toughest elements.  Many consumers choose the …

Keep Your Home Smelling Fresh; without Chemicals!

Kids, pets, cooking odors, and a long winter with no open windows can leave your home with an unpleasant scent.  Air fresheners are a solution, but generally filled with chemicals and can be expensive.  For a cheap way to make your home smell fresh, try these solutions to cleaning without chemicals. Step 1: Pick your ingredients. Citrus, fruits, herbs, pine …

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Backyard Party Ideas

Who doesn’t love a backyard party in the summer time?  Whether it is a graduation party, bridal shower, or another type of bash, catching up with friends and family and snacking on the summer’s best food can be so refreshing.  If you’re the host of this year’s gathering, we’ve got a few resources and ideas to help get your planning …