Moving Minnesota - Journey of A Real Estate Agent

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Real Estate Agent - Edina Realty
Ponderings of local Realtor, Lindsey Hasford. Keeping up with the journey of real estate and the changes in the marketplace. Read on for antidotes, stories, statistics and encouragement in the journey of home buying, selling and life in general.
RECENT BLOG POSTS
What a better way to celebrate National Pet Day than to highlight them in our homes. I don't know if every home truly needs a pet, but I know a LOT of homes that are better for the animals they own. Over the years we have had our very own menagerie of pets.... ducks, chickens, rabbits, Kitty Kat,...
04/10/2020
When you buy a home it is incredibly important to feel comfortable with your home and what you are getting into. Over the decades there are certain inspections that have become standard, but as of late it seems that the trend is broadening into other inspections. So, as a buyer, is it important t...
04/08/2020
With the pandemic in full swing and the markets all over the place with interest rates on an unstable balance and jobs struggling to hang on to workers where does that put you as a home buyer? Is it smart to buy? Is it best to wait? Will it ever be possible? What's changing in the marketplace? Al...
04/07/2020
I am working with a client that is getting ready to list their home over the next couple of weeks and it brought up a very valid point. She has been talking to friends and family who, like her, are using this downtime to prep. They are not prepping by collecting food and TP, but by cleaning out t...
04/06/2020
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For two decades Sundays have been my family day. They are that one day a week that I set aside everything... from cleaning and meal prep to work and school prep. Typically it is our one day out and we enjoy to it's mostest. Now more than ever, when the days can run into one another because we are...
04/05/2020
How is it going working from home? Are you adjusting well?If you are struggling to find your groove I thought I'd share a few of my "secrets" to making it work for us. I would imagine that this would work whether you are homeschooling at the same time or not. Hopefully this list helps you on your...
04/04/2020
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I spent the morning out showing homes in a very very quiet community that is typically bustling with activity. Thankfully the buyers I was with know the area well and what is normal compared to our current 'shelter in place' atmosphere. The city I was in is about a 30 minute drive from home and I...
04/04/2020
We are barely at week one of our two-week "Safer at Home" campaign in Minnesota. I know that many people are getting a bit edgy and anxious to get out and about, but doing so isn't quite as easy as it used to be. With libraries, museums, and places of fun being closed down it limits the opportuni...
04/03/2020
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Not unlike thousands of Minnesotans in this beautiful spring weather I set aside my paperwork for a couple of hours today and put on my walking shoes. Governor Walz encouraged us to head outdoors to enjoy the fresh air and to take a moment to breathe the fresh air and for that we can be grateful....
04/01/2020
What does it mean for home buyers in Minnesota right now during this 2 week stretch of "shelter in place?" Perhaps it feels a little more complicated than normal, but buying a home is possible. Right now I have a handful of buyers with searches running. The MLS is a great resource in keeping us i...
03/31/2020