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By Joey Torkildson, Joey
(Keller Williams Premier Realty)
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House hunting is just like any other shopping expedition. If you identify exactly what you want and do some research, you’ll zoom in on the home you want at the best price. These eight tips will guide you through a smart homebuying process.      Know yourself and what fits. Understand the type of...
By Joey Torkildson, Joey
(Keller Williams Premier Realty)
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Summer is officially over and fall is here. Have you started decorating with fall décor, or are you enjoying the Pumpkin Spice ‘everything’ that seemed to have popped up out of the blue. The month of October has a variety of events to enjoy in the area. I hope that you are able to find something ...
By Joey Torkildson, Joey
(Keller Williams Premier Realty)
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We are headed into the last quarter of 2015, and soon the cooler weather will be here. Are you and your home ready for it? Here are a few tips for keeping your home in the best shape possible. Clean your Dishwasher Filter - The food particles that cake your plates and utensils don't magically dis...
By Joey Torkildson, Joey
(Keller Williams Premier Realty)
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Before the air turns blustery here in the Twin Cities, let’s discuss heat. A lot of research money is being put into developing alternative forms of heat for homes. Most people have either a furnace that uses forced air or electricity for heat, or radiator/steam heat, or some form of a woodburnin...
By Joey Torkildson, Joey
(Keller Williams Premier Realty)
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One thing that you will want to check if you are buying a home in the Twin Cities area is the radon level. According to Wikipedia, Radon is “a chemical element with the symbol Rn and atomic number 86. It is a radioactive, colorless, odorless, tasteless noble gas, occurring naturally as a decay pr...
By Joey Torkildson, Joey
(Keller Williams Premier Realty)
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You have decided that it is time to get out of the apartment, and you’ve started looking at homes that you THINK will fit in your budget. Before you even see the inside of any of the homes, your Real Estate Professional recommends that you get pre-approved for a home loan. Huh? O.K. So you call y...
By Joey Torkildson, Joey
(Keller Williams Premier Realty)
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 Summer is winding down, and the weather is becoming cooler. It’s time to put away the swimsuits and dig out the sweaters. The kids will be needing their backpacks for school again, too. Here are some fun activities for the beginning of Autumn. September Races - If you like running, you can find ...
By Joey Torkildson, Joey
(Keller Williams Premier Realty)
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With summer about over, it is time to get our home in order for the next season, Fall. If you have been entertaining this summer, I’m sure your home needs some touch up. Here are a few ideas to get your home in order. Get Your Carpets Clean – While the weather is still warm, it is a good idea to ...
By Joey Torkildson, Joey
(Keller Williams Premier Realty)
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You are in the process of buying a new home for your family. There are MANY costs that are added when you are the buyer or seller. Since you are the Buyer, did you know that you can deduct some of the expenses that you pay when you finally close? Yes, there are tax advantages for home ownership, ...
By Joey Torkildson, Joey
(Keller Williams Premier Realty)
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Conserving energy is something that we all work on….when we can. One thing we can do consistently is save energy in our home. Is your home up to date with energy efficiency? If you say no, don’t worry, here are a few tips that you can do that are minimal in price, but will help with keeping your ...
By Joey Torkildson, Joey
(Keller Williams Premier Realty)
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August is the last month of summer and there are a number of events taking place in our great city. Grab the family and enjoy some fun before the kids head back to school.             Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Greater Twin Cities 5K – August 1 at Fort Snelling State Park. Participate in the...
By Joey Torkildson, Joey
(Keller Williams Premier Realty)
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Summertime is great for enjoying time with family and friends as well as completing those tasks around the house that might otherwise get overlooked. Your home is a big investment, and it needs maintenance just like your vehicle. Here are a few July tips that you can do to keep your home in tip t...
By Joey Torkildson, Joey
(Keller Williams Premier Realty)
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More rates are still at an all-time low and you are considering refinancing your mortgage. Before you take that step, there are a few things that you should consider to make sure that the refinance is going to benefit you financially. Will You Save Money By Refinancing – You need to take into con...
By Joey Torkildson, Joey
(Keller Williams Premier Realty)
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With summer comes cleaning and home updates. One of the great things about living in the Twin Cities area is that summer is a great time to spruce up your house! Are you itching to change your living areas? Are you thinking it will be too expensive to change anything? Penny Wrenn of LearnVest has...
By Joey Torkildson, Joey
(Keller Williams Premier Realty)
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  Are you ready for this weekend? A time when we celebrate the birthday of this great country, do you know what you will be doing? Will you be at one of the many events in the area, or will you be BBQ’ing at home with family and friends. If you still have not decided what you will be doing, here ...
By Joey Torkildson, Joey
(Keller Williams Premier Realty)
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Summer is officially here, and you might be preparing to sell your home in and around the Twin Cities area. Just as it is your realtor’s job to get your home sold, it is also your responsibility to prepare your home to be in the best shape possible for sale. For the next few weeks, we are going t...
By Joey Torkildson, Joey
(Keller Williams Premier Realty)
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This weekend is the time when we celebrate our Dads and all that they do for us. Have you decided what you will be doing? A Sporting Event, Special brunch/dinner or just hanging out, whatever you choose to do to celebrate Father’s Day, make it all about him. Here are a few ideas that might spark ...
By Joey Torkildson, Joey
(Keller Williams Premier Realty)
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Spring is the time of year when everyone starts looking to buy their next home; otherwise known as House-Hunting season. If you are planning on being in the market to buy or sell a home, you need to know what is going on in the real estate market. According to Freddie Mac, 40% of the home sales f...
By Joey Torkildson, Joey
(Keller Williams Premier Realty)
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June is here, and this month we officially kick off summer. Are you ready to have some fun with the family? Here are a few events going on in June for you to enjoy.If you are a music lover – there are a variety of parks to enjoy music and the outdoors. Visit this website to find a park near you.I...
By Joey Torkildson, Joey
(Keller Williams Premier Realty)
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May is a great time of year to inspect the items that you might overlook the rest of the year. Making sure you keep your home maintained will ensure that your home is doing what it is supposed to do, protect you from the elements. Here are 5 maintenance ideas to do this month.  1.      Inspect Yo...

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