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How Faithful Mortgage Payments Effect the Economy - 11/30/10 08:01 PM
For just over two years, home foreclosures have swept across the nation leaving misery in their wake. Among them were many once happy families whose lives were forever changed. Now, a bigger problem may be in the millions of Americans who are still faithfully paying their mortgage payments. These are mortgage payments on homes that are worth far less than before the housing bubble burst. The worry is not in these homeowners not making their payments, it's completely opposite. Because home prices are so low in much of the country, mortgage payments that are underwater could end up absorbing billions of (0 comments)
Twin Cities and Thanksgiving - 11/23/10 06:58 PM
November 25, 2010 is Thanksgiving and, in the Twin Cities, here's the rundown of food events, shopping, activities, volunteering and more to help you plan your holiday. Turkeys It may take a little more time to find a Minnesota-raised turkey, a free range turkey or an organic turkey, but you can find one in the Twin Cities. Thanksgiving Day: Things to Do Most places are closed on Thanksgiving, but the Como Zoo and Conservatory are open on this day and every day. The Minneapolis Sculpture Garden is open every day of the year, also. For the ideal iconic photo opportunity, snap a (1 comments)
1 Bedroom CONDO for Sale Located in Brooklyn Park, Minnesota - 11/19/10 02:24 PM
Enjoy Carefree Living in this totally renovated one bedroom condo for sale, one level, choice corner unit, plus single-car detached garage with automatic garage door opener! Located in Brooklyn Park, MN, just minutes from the Mall of America, Hubert H Humphrey and Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airports, and the University of Minnesota!
There is no lawn to mow, no snow to shovel, no siding to paint . . . it's all done for you! Even the renovation has been done for you, from the floor up, through the ceilings, and everything in between! Cozy, comfy and ready to (0 comments)
Most Relaxed Cities in America - 11/16/10 08:17 PM
If you have a problem relaxing, you may be in the wrong city. It can be physically painful to live in areas that have heavy traffic, high unemployment and long working hours. It takes its toll on your health to live in stressful environments. This can cause anything from headaches and back pain to high blood pressure and heart disease. To get away from the rat race, where is a good place to escape? Mellow metropolitan areas in the nation look to Minneapolis-St. Paul as the number one in our list of most relaxed cities. First, to pinpoint cities that are (4 comments)
Holiday Decorating in the Twin Cities - 11/09/10 03:35 PM
The next three biggest holidays of the year are fast approaching, which means it's time to begin thinking about your holiday decorations. In the Twin Cities, you can get some really great, inspirational ideas from the historic Bachman's Holiday Ideas House. The house will be all dressed up for a festive season. You will find that each room is decorated in a different theme, such as a winter theme of birch and other natural elements on the front porch, a formal traditional dining theme complete with poinsettia and silver dinnerware, a living room ready for a New Year's Eve party, a (0 comments)
Ups and Downs of Adding a Bathroom to Your Minnesota Home - 11/02/10 02:51 PM
Adding a bathroom to your Minnesota home or any other home can be a big decision. It can be desirable to have a bathroom in the basement when nature calls. However, in some cases, adding a bathroom to your home's basement may not be so practical, especially if gravity is not on your side. Therefore, you must ponder the ups and downs of this addition. In most every bathroom, you have to create "fall" or you have to give your wastewater a push. Between all the pushing and falling, you could end up spending a lot of money. Wastewater from the (0 comments)
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