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Cheatsheet to Professionalism: 10 Tips for REALTORS®  I had the pleasure of spending some time with Nicole Sarenpa, a REALTOR® with Keller Williams in Wayzata, we discussed what defines a professional REALTOR®: 1. Be a technician. Know your product and how to communicate and execute the ins and outs of real estate contracts, financing and the
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              Lilydale is a small and very oddly shaped city just south of the river from the Highland and West Seventh areas of St. Paul. It’s an area dominated by the townhouse-condo segment. In fact, there have been exactly two sales in the last 10 years that were classified
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  Is the Lack of Housing Inventory Taking the Spring Out of Your Market? It’s no secret that we’re experiencing an inventory shortage. Consumers and real estate professionals are feeling the frustration of a low housing supply after submitting multiple offers without success. This trend is not unique to the Minneapolis and St. Paul area,
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On Monday, March 28, 2016, the City of Brooklyn Center introduced an ordinance that would limit the number of rental licenses issued for single family homes throughout the city. The proposal would cap the number of available rental licenses to 30 percent of the single family homes per block in R1 and R2 zoning districts.
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Apps to simplify your next tax season There are many exciting parts of managing your own business, but tracking tax deductions may not be one of them. Each year, your accountant expects certain items to be documented and organized to some extent. Everyone has a different bookkeeping style, but if you’re struggling to keep track
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            Local trivia aficionados might appreciate learning that CARAG stands for Calhoun Area Residents Action Group. The CARAG neighborhood extends from W 31 St. down to W 36 St. between Hennepin and Lyndale. It’s bordered by Lowry Hill East to the north, the Lyndale Neighborhood to the east, East Harriet
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