real estate and life in Alexandria, Minnesota
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What homes can you buy for $335,000 in London? Pictured is one option (not the man). It is a 77 square foot former storage room in the Knightsbridge neighborhood.Click to see what you can buy in Alexandria, Minnesota for $35,000 to $85,000 less.And, you will have electricity or heating (the Londo...
Yahoo! Local has quietly added a feature that allows users to upload photos to a local listing. For example, I could find my favorite pizzeria in Yahoo! Local and then can upload a photo that I took with my digital camera. People then can view slideshows for a local listing and I find the layout ...
If the customer has an experience that doesn't disappoint, they won't tell anybody.If the customer has an experience that exceeds their expectations, they will tell one person.If they have a disappointing experience, they will tell nine people.From my experience, these are not absolutes but are g...
Long and short are stock market terms that refer to your position (the shares you own or owe) in a company. In brief, if you are long a company, it means you hold shares in a company and believe the shares are going to appreciate. "Short" is just the . You borrow shares to sell in the hope that t...
At Squidoo, I have created a site for RE/MAX Associates. If you haven't visited Squidoo lately, they have added a tool called a Plexo. I used this tool to create a Plexo called "RE/MAX Associates Favorite Links". Not only can anyone add their favorite links but you can rank the other links. Not s...
CNN Money has a story about 6 hot home design trends for 2007 to help consumers sell their homes. [CNN Money} I give to big thumbs up to drawer-type refrigerator/freezers and exotic and reclaimed woods and they are at the top of my hot list. To see the other four on the list, click here.
February 10th from 12 - 3 on Lake Le Homme Dieu is the date and time for the 2007 Ice Fishing Challenge. You can register at www.icefishingchallenge.org or by visiting Christopherson's Bait in Alexandria. And, don't forget your radios. All on ice information will be broadcast on FM radio this y...
In my city of Alexandria, Minnesota, the City Council recently put a moratorium on digital billboards. There was concern in the community over a new billboard on a busy corner in Alexandria and whether it would be a distraction to drivers that might lead to an accident. The NY TIMES has an articl...
Trulia released Heat Maps for major cities this past September but today released them for the entire nation. The maps help visualize property trends across over 3,000 counties.While the real-time national Heat Maps do offer average listing prices, median sales prices and popularity across the co...
If you live in or near the Twin Cities and are interested in learning more about buying investment real estate using your IRA, SEP or Retirement Plan, Todd Grill, who specializes in administering this strategy, will be holding a workshop at Ridgedale Library, 12601 Ridgedale Dr, Minnetonka, 55305...