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Your October Home Checklist

Posted by Courtney Hackensmith on October 06, 2017 in  uncategorized
The leaves are falling, the farmer’s markets are bustling and the cozy comforts of home beckon — it must be October. Make the most of this month’s bountiful harvest, get some exercise raking leaves in the brisk air and button down your house in preparation for winter. Then sit back, relax and warm your hands around a mug of hot apple cider. Fall is here. Photo by Connor Homes – More traditional exterior photos 1. Rake leaves. To make quicker work of collecting leaves from a large lawn, r... read more

Your Home's Fall Checklist

Prep Your Home Before Winter Arrives
Posted by Courtney Hackensmith on September 21, 2015 in  uncategorized
With fall just around the corner and dreaded winter soon to follow, it’s time to get your home in shape before the cooler months arrive.  Even though the fall season tends to be one of the busiest seasons for homeowners, it often serves as one of the best times to take advantage of moderate weather to get projects complete before the first frost.   Get busy this fall and check some items off your preparation checklist.  When winter is here, you’ll be glad you did!  Here ar... read more

Winterize Your Home

Winterize Your Home
Posted by Sarah Buttera on September 03, 2013 in  Albert Lea  Buyers  Home Maintenance  Owatonna  Sellers
 It's that time of year again.  Kids are back in school and summer is over.. You may have pulled your sweaters out of mothballs and found your mittens at the bottom of the coat closet. But what about your house -- is it prepared for the cold months ahead?  Time to start the Fall winterization projects!! You'll be a lot less comfortable in the coming months if you haven't girded Home Sweet Home for Old Man Winter. With the help of several experts, we've boiled down your autumn to-do list to 10 ... read more

Winter Car Kit

Winter Car Kit
Posted by Sarah Buttera on December 10, 2013 in  Albert Lea  Buyers  Community Events  Owatonna  Sellers
Are you traveling on a daily basis for work or personal reasons?  Are you planning on traveling away from home for the holidays?  This article link below is a great reminder to everyone.  These items will keep you safe while traveling to see family and friends during this winter weather.  Winter weather can be very tough on any vehicle, even new vehicles, so having a emergency kit with you at all times will always be a good idea to keep you warm and safe. By the way, this makes a nice holiday g... read more

Will Burying a St. Joseph Statue Help Sell My Home?

Posted by Courtney Hackensmith on January 29, 2016 in  uncategorized
When it comes to getting your home sold, regardless of your religious beliefs, there may be one methodical thing you can do in hopes to sell your home faster.  While it might be a little unconventional, homeowners and agents have been recommending this little secret for years!    Consider burying a statue of St. Joseph upside down in your front yard.  This underground real estate agent is said to release positive energy, brighten spirits and increases your chances of getting an offer a... read more
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