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4 Reasons Why You Should List Your Cabin for Sale Today

4 Reasons Why You Should List Your Cabin for Sale Today

Minnesotans love their cabins – but they also have plenty of good reasons to sell them. Maybe you're relocating to a state with flamingoes or cactuses. Maybe your kids have grown up and you no longer feel like making the long trek up north every summer. Or maybe you...

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Why Is Listing with an Agent Better Than Doing an FSBO?

Why Is Listing with an Agent Better Than Doing an FSBO?

You're self-reliant – within reason. You know how to change a flat tire, but you probably wouldn't attempt to replace your car's entire engine on your own. You floss and brush daily, but you would definitely go to a dentist if you needed a root canal. While the...

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4 Advantages to Listing in the Winter

4 Advantages to Listing in the Winter

There certainly are some disadvantages to listing your house or cabin for sale in the winter. A home's curb appeal invariably suffers when its landscaping is buried beneath ice and snow. Many homebuyers are less enthusiastic about going to showings when it's cold...

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Now Is Still a Good Time to List Your Home or Cabin

Now Is Still a Good Time to List Your Home or Cabin

Minnesotans often assume that spring and summer are the only good seasons for selling their homes and cabins. To be very sure, there are many advantages to selling your house when the entire world isn't blanketed beneath ice. But if you focus only on them, then you'll...

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How to Save Money on Your First Waterfront Property

How to Save Money on Your First Waterfront Property

A lake house is the pinnacle of summer fun, and there is no better place to own one than in Minnesota. Our state's abundance of pristine lakes makes waterfront property surprisingly affordable – provided you're not buying a house on the shore of Lake Calhoun or Lake...

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7 Reasons to Buy Minnesota Lakefront

7 Reasons to Buy Minnesota Lakefront

“In the early morning on the lake sitting in the stern of the boat with his father rowing, he felt quite sure that he would never die.” – Ernest Hemingway The sun is still moments away from cresting over the horizon. Cool mist rises from the lake's glassy surface like...

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3 Things to Know Before Buying Hunting Land

3 Things to Know Before Buying Hunting Land

“Vegetarian – that's an old Indian word meaning lousy hunter." – Andy Rooney What could be finer than owning your own hunting land? It's your own little patch of God's green earth to lord over and protect, where you can always find refuge and solace. And, of course,...

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How to Increase the Value of Your Lakefront Property

How to Increase the Value of Your Lakefront Property

So long as people love living next to water, lakefront property will always command a premium market price. According to one study by Collateral Analytics, lakeside homes sell for a 25% higher average price than comparable properties in the same zip code! Are we...

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