February 9, 2014

“There’s No Place Like Home”: Garrison Keillor’s Homage to the Twin Cities in National Geographic

“Forgiveness + Understanding = Home” When I think of National Geographic magazine, I think of exotic locales and subjects like Icelandic volcanoes, African pygmies, and remote Tibetan villages (are there any other kind?). Not the Twin Cities and its denizens. No matter. The current issue (February 2014) features simply one of the best pieces about...
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List Price + Updates > New = Overpriced

Real Estate Math I showed clients an upper bracket Edina home yesterday that’s been languishing on the market — at ever-lower prices — for 3(!) years. The reason(s) became apparent literally 10 steps in the door:  every square foot of the very large home needs updating (the online photos nicely camouflaged that). Given the home’s...
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