Category Archives: Twin Cities Area

Twin Cities Richest Zip Codes

Want a shortcut to Minneapolis and St Paul neighborhoods? The Minneapolis St Paul Business Journal recently revealed the top 7 wealthiest ZIP codes in the Twin Cities and the top 7 fastest-growing cities in the metro area: Wealthiest Zip Codes: … Continue reading

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Tornado Preparedness

It’s been a terrible year for tornadoes. You have to remind yourself and family what to do when bad weather comes. But unlike a few places that have been hit – we are prepared here in Minnesota with a warning … Continue reading

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National Kids to Parks Day – May 21

RIS Media points out… As a nation we have a special day to take our children to work. Now, with the help of National Park Trust (NPT), children will be treated to a weekend experience -National Kids to Parks Day … Continue reading

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Minneapolis Home Tour with Benefits

The LiveMSP Buying Into the City Home Tour will take place on Saturday May 14th, from 11- 3 in North and South Minneapolis neighborhoods. The starting addresses for the tour are 3835 Fremont Ave N and 4048 5th Avenue S. … Continue reading

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Hauling for Hope

I just learned about this great service that makes it easy to donate scrap metal for commercial and residential users. Learn more from their video: Submitted by Minnesota Real Estate Agent Mary Rugani.

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Appraisal Issues

The Minneapolis Star Tribune has an interesting article about appraisals – who can make them and what that means. The Minnesota Legislature is working on rules that would change the current arrangement allowing agents to determine a home’s value. The … Continue reading

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Richfield Vacant House Law

Last night the Richfield City Council passed an ordinance that requires home and business owners to register properties that have been vacant for more than 90 days. According to the Minneapolis Star Tribune… Such ordinances are popping up in cities … Continue reading

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Twin Cities Suburbs Growing

According to the Minneapolis Star Tribune… New census data show the five suburban counties surrounding Minneapolis and St. Paul grew an average of 23 percent since 2000. That bucks a national trend in which most high-growth counties have been in … Continue reading

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Twin Cities Hospitals are Tops

No one plans or wants to get sick – but when it happens, it sure is nice to know that nearby hospitals are the best. The Minneapolis St Paul Business Journal reports that HealthGrades gave the Twin Cities hospitals a … Continue reading

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Twin Cities Housing Market Annual Report

Each year the Minneapolis Area Association of Realtors publishes a look back on the housing market. The 2010 Annual Report came our recently. There was some good new and some bad news, summarized concisely in introduction… Despite 2010 being one … Continue reading

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