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Your Weekend Guide for Things to do in Minneapolis; August 10-12

Brace Helgeson

August is here, which means that the summer will soon be winding to a close.  But good news!  There’s still some time to get in some summer fun before it’s back to the daily grind of school and work in September.  And what better way is there to get outside and have a good time than by attending a festival?  Luckily, we live in an area that is chock-full of interesting people, different cultures, and new music all waiting to be discovered.  Get out there this weekend and learn something new, hear some good music, and eat some great food at these events in the Twin Cities area:

Your Minneapolis Real Estate Report for August 2018

Brace Helgeson

August: the true dog days of summer.  As we roll our way into the hottest month of the year, it’s easy to lose track of our plans in favor of sipping a cool drink on a patio in an effort to ignore the soaring temperatures and sweltering humidity that’s surrounding us. However, the real estate market stops for nothing—especially here in our beautiful Twin Cities region!

Your Weekend Guide for Things to do in Minneapolis: July 27-29

Ryan Platzke

The final notes of July are echoing through the Twin Cities this weekend as we play on into August. This weekend, beat the heat with some friendly conversation, good times, and great music throughout the Minneapolis metropolitan area. From the twangy, forlorn banjoes of country to upbeat pop sensations, there’s something for everyone. Here are a few shows happening this weekend in the area:

Prep the Yard: An Inside Look at Exterior Staging

Ryan Platzke

When we begin down the challenging road of selling our homes, we spend hours upon hours perfectly staging the interior of the house.  We burn candles that smell like fresh baked cookies (or, for the particularly dedicated, we bake up a batch of the real thing), we put clutter into rented storage units, we spend days sweeping up loose pet hair.  But what about the exterior of the home?  Your house’s exterior is the first things that perspective home buyers see when pulling into the driveway.  You only get one chance at a first impression, and you want to make sure that it’s a good one.  With that in mind, here are three tips on staging your home’s exterior for the maximum "Wow!” factor.

Your Weekend Guide for Things to do in Minneapolis: July 13-15

Brace Helgeson

What? July 13th already? The summer is flying by here in the Twin Cities. It can be so easy to find yourself distracted and let the summer swim away from you without ever getting out there and enjoying the beautiful weather.This weekend, take the time to relax, take a walk, and check out some of these upcoming local events in the area: