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10 Things We Miss Most When Away From Home

Posted by Courtney Hackensmith on July 29, 2014 in  Albert Lea  Owatonna
Vacation season is in full swing and while we all love to take a relaxing or adventurous break from our daily routine to enjoy something different, it's always great to get home.  Being away for an extended period of time always makes us dream of that place we call home!Here are 10 things we miss most about home while we are away: 1. The pet2. A favorite spot on the couch 3. Your own pillow4. Not spending money5. Access to your entire closet6. Not having to constantly entire the hotel WiFi password 7. Your d... read more

Housing Trends Summer 2014

Housing Trends Summer 2014
Posted by Sarah Buttera on July 25, 2014 in  Buyers
If you had been preparing to buy a home this summer, you may be relieved to know that you have not missed the boat on low mortgage rates!!  Finding the home of your dreams can be hard but at least once you find that home you will know you are receiving a lower rate for your loan. Here are some of the housing trends you should expect to see this summer. For more information on Summer Trends click below: read more

Trendy Interior Paint Colors

Posted by Courtney Hackensmith on July 22, 2014 in  Home Improvements
Looking to add a splash of color to your walls?  If so, you have probably spent some time thumbing through the paint chip rack with an endless array of colors in front of you. We have turned to House Beautiful for some paint colors that currently trending.   Lime Yellow: The sharpness of this yellow gives an edgy feel to a room and works great for a study or a room you don’t sleep in. Cerulean Blue: This brilliant blue feels modern due to the intensity and reflects a confident and co... read more

Adding Value to your Home

Adding Value to your Home
Posted by Sarah Buttera on July 18, 2014 in  Buyers  Home Improvements  Home Maintenance  Sellers
Are you still looking for ways to add value to your home?  Or still looking at purchasing a new homes that already have these great updates for value?  There are many ways to add value and character to your home and even better you can do some of it all on your own!  Adding value to a home can be as easy as switching an exterior door, finishing an exterior deck, replacing windows or updating a garage door.  For more great examples and to learn about the return on investment click below:http://ww... read more

Coldwell Banker Home Field Advantage

Minnesota Twins Pitcher, Glen Perkins
Posted by Courtney Hackensmith on July 15, 2014 in  Albert Lea  Owatonna
If you are any bit of a baseball fan or live in Minnesota you probably know that this week the MLB All Star Game is being played at Target Field in Minneapolis.  With the Home Run Derby taking place last night and the All Star Game tonight there is plenty of excitement for baseball fans and some of our own Twins players.   This summer Coldwell Banker teamed up with the MLB to deliver a video series that takes you into the homes of current MLB players and past players.  When they ... read more
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