May 14, 2012

What’s the Opposite of “Staging?”

If getting off a plane is “deplaning,” what do you call emptying a home of all the staging furniture and accessories, prior to closing? Answer:  ‘destaging.’
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“Last Person on Earth Without One Capitulates, Buys iPhone” — Onion Headline, Circa 2027

Last Person on Earth Without One Buys iPhone Minneapolis Realtor Ross Kaplan, 67 years old, officially became the last person on earth to purchase an iPhone last Saturday. Leaving the Apple Store at Southdale, Kaplan said “my kids have been bugging me for decades to get one.  In fact, it was one of my grandkids who finally...
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Now, THAT’S a Library

Where: 5550 Clinton Ave. in South Minneapolis, just northwest of Diamond Lake. What: renovated 1885 Victorian with 4 BR/4 BA and 4,500 FSF. How much:  $1.1 million. When: on market May 9. Who:  listed by Edina Realty’s Daren Jensen. You might expect to find a library like the one pictured above in a Lowry Hill mansion,...
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