5 Improvement Ideas that Will Increase Home Value

It may seem counterintuitive to put time and money into a home you plan to sell. However, knowing what improvements increase home value and investing in them before you put your home on the market can pay off. Your efforts should go towards any structural items that need to be replaced or repaired such as the… Read more »

4 Best Tips for First Time Homebuyers

First Time Home Buyer in Rochester, MN - Lori Reinalda

Buying your first home is a big move and requires a great deal of research, thought, and ability to make choices. If you’re reading this article, you’ve already dedicated yourself to research. (Way to go!) What you learn here will get you on the right track as you start the homebuying process. #1. First Time… Read more »

4 Mistakes to Avoid When Trying to Sell Your Home Fast

“Wish I’d known that when I decided to sell my home.” That’s a phrase you want to avoid.  Your home is your biggest asset and the Rochester market is HOT right now. Houses are selling fast! If you’re wanting to sell your home fast there’s no reason to lose money by committing avoidable seller mistakes…. Read more »

How to Find the Most Qualified Real Estate Agent

Whether you are buying or selling high-end real estate, it is vital that you use a qualified real estate agent. And the key to finding a highly qualified agent is to ask a lot of questions. Below are questions to ask, along with things you should look for. What makes an agent qualified to sell… Read more »

The Do’s and Don’ts of Flipping a House

House Flipping

What does it mean to “flip a house?” Flipping a house, also called flipping home, is buying a home with the intent to fix it up and then sell it again for a profit. Professional flippers will buy, fix, and sell as soon as their project is completed. They may even work on more than… Read more »