Top Shelf Real Estate News March 2023
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Curb Appeal Tips to Prepare Your Home for the Spring Market

Buyers are looking for a well-maintained home, and the first thing they will notice is the appearance of the outdoors. Thatís why staging your home's exterior is just as important as staging the inside. Try these tips for outstanding curb appeal:

Over time, your homeís siding can accumulate dirt, dust, and even mildew. When youíre... Read More
Be Aware of Vishing Scams to Protect Yourself and Others

Phishing attacks have become all too familiar. These email scams provide links to fake websites, tricking victims into sharing their passwords or banking information. Now, there is a more advanced form of scamming that is gaining popularity. Itís called vishing.

Vishing Scams Usually Start with a Voicemail or Text
A vishing scam usually begins with a... Read More
Beat Household Odor with These Budget-Friendly Solutions

Candles, potpourri, and spray fragrances may disguise an unpleasant household odor, but covering up an odor does only that: cover it. Pretty fragrances will not eliminate the odor at its source for a lasting solution. For that, you need to do one of two things.

Absorb the Odor
Baking soda is the most recommended product for absorbing odors. Itís simple, cheap.... Read More
Donít Overlook Location When Searching for a Home

Thereís so much to think about when house shopping. Most people focus on a homeís beautiful exterior, the kitchen, the number of bedrooms and bathrooms, and of course, whether they can afford the mortgage. But one of the most important considerations is whether the location is a good fit. Here are questions that will help you decide if a homeís location works for you.

Does the Neighborhood Seem Safe
and Comfortable?

Consider the character of the surrounding neighborhood. Look up neighborhood crime rates online or drive around during evening and nighttime hours to get a feel for the safety... Read More
More Homebuyers Purchasing with Cash

For the 11th month in a row, existing-home sales have declined. According to the National Association of Realtors (NAR), every sales region in the country experienced year-over-year drops in sales in December. Month-over-month sales, however, were more variable, with three regions recording declines and one—the West—remaining stable. According to NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun, Decemberís limited inventory and high mortgage rates contributed to the difficulties buyers faced. However, ďexpect sales to pick up again soon since mortgage rates have markedly declined after peaking late last year,Ē he added. All-cash sales are up, representing 28% of all transactions in December, up from 26% a month ago and 23% a year ago... Read More

Ted Bergstrom  -  (612) 723-5444 Top Shelf Real Estate News  -  March 2023 

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Ted Bergstrom, Remax Advantage Plus, 4433 Aldrich Ave.S. , Minneapolis MN 55419
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