Evaluating a neighborhood before buying a home

Chanhassen, MN. Kitchen Remodeling. Two factors which will have an impact on real estate prices. They are, access to jobs and access to amenities. An area with a lot of employment opportunity nearby, has a very low risk factor in terms of fall in the price. Also, they are going to be the places that are convenient to get high-paying jobs. “Buying a home that declines sharply in property...

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Understanding the Complicated Short Sale

Eden Prairie, MN. Home Repair. Short selling property, this happens when someone that is selling a home sells it in conjunction with the bank at less than what the mortgage is worth. This may have its “ups and downs” for both buyer and seller. Often times the seller is still stuck with paying the rest of the mortgage, and for the buyer, the home is often times in a bit of disrepair...

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Ultimate kid-spoiling home improvements

Minnetonka, MN. Basement Finishing. Kids been good this year? Have a little extra cash in your pockets? Checkout these 10 kid-spoiling home improvements. “Many of these projects cost tens of thousands of dollars. If you have that kind of money to spare, the investment should pay dividends in the form of fun and enhanced imaginations. In some cases, it may even add to the value of your...

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Prefab homes offer value and upgraded amenities

St Louis Park, MN. Contractor This article promotes modular and mobile homes or simply called “prefab” homes. “Prefab Homes” or Prefabricated Homes said to be convenient, Earth friendly, and low cost but efficient. It was first introduced by Clayton’s I- House and acquired by Berkshire Hathaway. They do not intend to replace the traditional homes, it only promote...

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Fuel Cell That Can Take You Off the Grid

Wayzata, MN. Room Addition. Clear edge power system that make power cells. The Oregon based company raised $73.5 million funds and is aiming to corner the small fuel cell installation market. It aims at generating electrical power. It also generates heat which is useful for generating hot water. The Clear Edge system is priced approx $56000 and offers 5 KW of power. “ClearEdge’s...

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CFL vs. LED Bulbs

Plymouth, MN. Home Remodeling. CFL and LED bulbs have become present standard for indoor lighting since they consume less energy than the old fashioned incandescent light bulbs. Although it is more expensive to install one, reputable LED bulbs can last five times longer than CFL bulbs. Still, experts advise that different consumers research on and make comparison on factors like color quality,...

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Maximizing Window Seats

Window seats can be used to jazz up a home, make it look more spacious, homey, or even more sophisticated. Use window seats to brighten up an unused area of the house, or even a new romantic corner, depending on what type of setup and the funding at your disposal. Picking the right window seat. “Window seats are often carved out of seemingly leftover spaces, or they look like an...

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