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Have you been thinking of buying a home?  Or maybe you are already a home owner but would like to purchase a different home.  If you're considering purchasing a home you'll want to make sure your credit is in good shape.  To determine if you're eligible for a home loan the bank will look at your FICO score.  FICO scores are based on specific credit history.  There are 5 main parts to your credit score: 1. Payment History: 35% of your credit score.  Payment history measures how you've ... read more
What would you do if you actually had to use everything you own, including all that stuff in the drawers, cupboards, closets, shelves and boxes in your kitchen, bedrooms, living room, basement, attic, garage, yard and cars? Most of us would never accomplish such an overwhelming task.  So instead, we pack it, stack it and pile it away (and sometimes even pay rent to store it) and keep accumulating even more!  Are you aware that more stuff only dilutes the quality of our lives? Every possession carries tw... read more

Agents Wanted!

Posted by Jess Abrahams on April 08, 2013 in  Albert Lea  Community Events  Owatonna  Real Estate Activity
AGENTS WANTED!!   Are you looking for an exciting career?  Business is picking up and now is a great time to think of a career in real estate. A career in real estate is flexible, and can even offer a second income if you're not ready to make it a full-time commitment.  Feel free to set up a time to visit with us about career opportunities in real estate - call Lynn Johnson at 507-451-8080 to learn how a career in real estate might work for you. We can help you every step of the way in buildin... read more

What you Need to Know About Radon

Posted by Jess Abrahams on April 03, 2013 in  Albert Lea  Buyers  Home Maintenance  New Construction  Owatonna  Sellers
Did you know that more than 40 percent of home radon tests conducted in the past 13 years in Minnesota show unsafe levels of the radioactive gas (according to a Star Tribune analysis of state records)? Or that 21,000 people nationwide die each year from lung cancer caused by radon exposure (according to estimates by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency)?   What is radon? Radon is colorless, odorless gas that seeps up from the earth. When inhaled, it can damage the lung cells. Long te... read more
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