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A Quiet Thanksgiving for Adults

Posted by Courtney Hackensmith on November 25, 2014 in  Albert Lea  Owatonna

Here's a tip for the adults so you are able to enjoy your Thanksgiving meal too!  If the kids out number the adults, you will want to watch this video first.  Happy Thanksgiving!

Home Safety While You Are Away

Posted by Courtney Hackensmith on November 24, 2014 in  Albert Lea  Owatonna
Spending the holidays away from home or heading to a beach resort to escape the cold weather?  If so, that last thing you want to do is come home to a ransacked home.    Here are 6 things you can do to ready your house for the week you are away.   1)      Check the Locks: Inspect the locks on windows and doors and make sure deadbolts slide properly into place.   2)      Stop Your Mail: As soon as you know you are traveling... read more

National Recycling Day

November 15th 2014
Posted by Courtney Hackensmith on November 14, 2014 in  Community Events
Tomorrow, November 15th, marks America Recycles Day which is a national initiative to keep America beautiful.  If recycling is already part of your routine at home, great, you are doing your part to keep our country and landfills clean.  Isn't it wonderful some communities made the switch to no-sort recycling bins? Single-steam recycling makes recycling so much easier!The current recycling rate in America is 34.5%.  In honor of America Recycles Day, take the pledge so you can give your... read more

Location, Location, Location

2014 Coldwell Banker Home Listing Report
Posted by Courtney Hackensmith on November 12, 2014 in  Buyers  Real Estate Activity  Sellers
“It’s amazing to see how much location can make a difference in the price of a home,” -Budge Huskey, president and chief executive officer of Coldwell Banker Real Estate    LLC.   Real estate has always been about location, but it’s often difficult to put a price tag on what location really means when purchasing a home.  The 2014 Coldwell Banker Real Estate Home Listing Report looked at 2,000 towns and cities across the United States and shows to som... read more

Last Minute Cleaning Tips

Posted by Courtney Hackensmith on November 07, 2014 in  Albert Lea  Owatonna

No time to clean your house with guests coming over on short notice?  Find out what area you should focus on so you are ready for the guests to walk through your front door with today's Coldwell Banker Home tip of the day.

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