Healthy Home

    Did you make a new year’s resolutions to get healthy and fit this year? Well, you’ve already made one good decision by choosing the Twin Cities as your place of residence.  Minneapolis/St. Paul is considered the healthiest and fittest city in America, topping the “Fit List” for a second straight year according to […]

Home Essentials

Steam Room

  Over 90% of luxury home buyers would give up 1000 square feet of living space in their next home if they could gain one thing; a better location. This according to a nationwide poll by Better Homes & Garden Real Estate, which looked at what luxury home buyers are in search of in their […]

At Home Getaway

  As the days get shorter and cooler, we hardy Midwesterners start thinking about the ideal winter getaway. We consider driving or flying to that perfect spot to unwind, relax and ignore the daily flood of emails. Maybe it’s a cabin in the woods or maybe that perfect place to watch the sun set. But, […]

Touring Homes

  Inspiration. I love touring homes;  walking up the driveway, taking in the exterior architecture and curb appeal, touring the interior spaces, making comments on what really works and what doesn’t, exploring the back yard, trying to visualize living there.  It’s fun, it’s free and it’s inspiring. This time of year, we have many options […]

Exterior Remodeling

  The way we dress, the accessories we adorn, and possibly most important, our shoes, all tell a story about who we are. It’s how we express our own personal style, a glimpse into what people might find once they get to know us better.  Our homes are no different. Their exterior, primarily the side […]

New homes built within an existing established neighborhood

  Something Old, Something New.  With a greater desire for shorter commutes and amenities within walking or biking distance, new homes built within an existing established neighborhood are becoming more common. If you’re lucky enough to find one of the few remaining empty lots in a first-ring suburb or city neighborhood, your “in-fill” project might […]