March 22, 2019

“Pending” vs. “Assessed” vs. “Payable” vs. “Levied” . . . Huh?!?

Best Advice to Home Sellers:  “Tell What You Know” (Whatever That Is) Homeowners can be forgiven for not knowing the difference between a special assessment that’s “pending,” vs. one’s that “levied” ” as opposed to one that is assessed and currently payable. Realtors have trouble keeping those terms straight as well. The best advice to...
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“You’ve Got Mail?” Not From Your Realtor on AOL

Avoiding a “Hillary Clinton Problem” For the second time in six months, I’m working with a client whose AOL email account is intercepting my Edina Realty emails as unwanted spam. Result: my client has to hunt down my emails in his “junk email” folder — once I tell him to look there! Like many Realtors,...
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94 Lakefront Homes in Twin Cities from $289.9k to $14.895 Million(!) (See Above & Below)

Almost 1,000(!) Twin Cities Lakes OK, so a home on Minneapolis’ tony Lake of the Isles is going to cost a teensy bit more than one on say, Grass Lake in South Minneapolis (never mind the property taxes). 🙂 But, with 13 lakes within its borders, Minneapolis offers a range of lakefront homes, both style-wise...
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Quick! Guess the Brightest and Darkest Times of Year in Minnesota (You’ll be Surprised)

“Summer & Winter Solstices?” Nope You might guess that the most brilliantly sunny time of year in Minnesota is the Summer solstice in late June, when the sun is at its highest and the days are longest (the sun actually sets at 9:03 p.m. on June 21, but dusk lingers till almost 10 p.m.). Similarly,...
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