Staying home…it’s better with Crumble!

Staying home…it’s better with Crumble!

So here we are, on the brink of spring, spending more time than usual in our own four walls. As something of a homebody, I’m not finding it all that difficult (so far). I get to hang out with Jack and June (photo at right). And I have time to cook myself really good...
Home Repair/Reno Connections

Home Repair/Reno Connections

Leverage my list and find a trustworthy pro! Last month, I shared recommendations for some of my favorite go-to financial folks. This month, as we start to visualize spring—and the projects we want to do once the deep freeze lifts—I’m focusing on home repair and reno...
Money/Finance Connections

Money/Finance Connections

Leverage my list and find a trustworthy pro! One of the things I enjoy most in life is connecting good people with other good people. Being a matchmaker, so to speak – not just between buyers and houses, but between those who need a specific something, and those who...
Decor ideas to spruce up your new place!

Decor ideas to spruce up your new place!

The Home Shopping Network (no, not that one)!  Do you tend to notice especially cool furniture, decor, and little treasures that people have in their homes? Same here. Inspiration is everywhere, and most homebuyers love the idea of sprucing up a new place. With ideas...
Multiple offer mania!

Multiple offer mania!

As you’ve probably heard, buying a house right now is a little bit crazy-town. Inventory in the Twin Cities in February was down 14% from 2018, ushering in another spring of multiple offers, especially in the under-$400,000 range. It’s a pretty sure bet that if a home...