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Here you will find information about living in the Twin Cities. I'll post news and updates that affect residents in Eden Prairie, Bloomington, Chanhassen, Chaska and Minnetonka.



A stretch of 110 apartment buildings is going on the auction block in New York City.  The target price will be near $5 Billion dollars..  The 80 acre parcel is home to 25,000 residents and would become the biggest deal for a single US property. It makes the recent sale of our IDS Tower at $277 mi...
How we live in a house when we are selling it is very different than simply living there.  We need to put our best foot forward and create the feeling of a model home.  It requires us to declutter and stage our furnishing in a way that draws a buyer in.  We want them to begin the emotional attach...
That's right.  A huge ritual in our fair state.  A sign that summer is coming to a close.  12 days of excessive eating, carnival rides, exhibits, livestock, 4-H, Princess Butter sculptures, Grandstand shows and so much more.  It's the biggest state fair in the country with over a million visitors...
According to a Bizjournals report Minneapolis ranks as the fifth brainiest city.  It is the corporate capital of the Upper Midwest and the home of the University of Minnesota - Carlson School of Management. Those are just two reasons for its strong entrepreneurial spirit and solid intellectual ba...
Here are some typical things covered under a standard homeowner's insurance policy relating to storm damage*Money needed to remove debris from your home*Money needed to fix your home, including upgrades required to meet local building codes.*Reasonable living expenses for temporary housing.*Perso...
Another scam to watch out for targets loans to help you rebuild.  This scam promises loans or credit without verifying your credit history or financial situation.  They ask for large fees upfront with a supposed guarantee of a loan.  Once you send them the money you will most likely never hear fr...
There are some things that you can look for to help protect yourself from Home Repair Scams.*Door to door salespeople offering to do repairs more cheaply because they have leftover supplies from another job.*High pressure sales tactics to get you to sign a contract quickly.*Not providing a writte...
The early reports are coming in with estimates of $20 million in damage from our storms yesterday.  Unfortunately there will be unscrupulous contractors out there looking to take advantage of people.  Here is a list of things to do to help protect yourself from fraudulent home repair contractors....
Anybody need a parking spot?  Minneapolis has 6,761 for sale.  There are eight ramps up for sale in the heart of the city.  They are the St. Anthony, Loring, Gateway, Seven Corners, Centre Village, Courthouse, Downtown East and Riverfront ramps.Minneapolis thinks that some of the ramp locations w...
08/25/2006 recently released a special report ranking America's Drunkest Cities.  The study looked at the demographics of 35 cities.  Each city was ranked in five areas: state laws, number of drinkers, number of heavy drinkers and number of binge drinkers.  So are you guessing that Las Vegas and ...

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