Beyond Bricks: Linda's Real Estate Revelations!

My take on what is happening in the market.  Whether you are a buyer, seller or just interested in what I'm seeing. 

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Outdoor Upgrades to Wow Homebuyers

By Linda Johnson | Apr 17, 2024

Want to move, but trying to decide what to tackle before selling? Let’s connect to go over the best ways to spend your time and money.    

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Ways To Use Your Minnesota Tax Refund If You Want To Buy a Home

By Linda Johnson | Apr 17, 2024

Ways To Use Your Tax Refund If You Want To Buy a Home Have you been saving up to buy a home this year? If so, you know there are a number of expenses involved – from your down payment to closing costs. But did you also know your tax refund can help you pay for some of […]

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Overpricing Your House Could Cost You

By Linda Johnson | Apr 10, 2024

Why Overpricing Your House Can Cost You If you’re trying to sell your house, you may be looking at this spring season as the sweet spot – and you’re not wrong. We’re still in a seller’s market because there are so few homes for sale right now. And historically, this is the time of year when more buyers move.  Competition ticks up. That makes […]

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The Best Week To List Your Minneapolis House Is Almost Here

By Linda Johnson | Apr 9, 2024

When to List Your Home in 2024 Are you thinking about making a move? If so, now may be the perfect time to start the process. That’s because experts say the best week to list your house is just around the corner. A recent study looked at housing market trends over the past several years (with the exception […]

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It’s Time To Prepare Your House for a Spring Listing

By Linda Johnson | Apr 9, 2024

Prepare Now for a Spring Listing   If you’re thinking of selling your house this spring, now is the perfect time to start getting it ready. With the market gearing up for its busiest time of year, it’ll be important to make sure your house shines bright among the competition. Here are some valuable tips you can use to […]

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The Biweekly Mortgage – Who Needs It?

By Linda Johnson | Mar 27, 2024

Have you received an advertisement offering to save you thousands of dollars on your thirty-year mortgage and cut years off your payments? With email spam becoming more pervasive as everyone tries to get rich quick on the Internet, these ads are popping up with troublesome regularity. The ads promote a Biweekly Mortgage and for the […]

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Downsize Your Home Right-Size Your Life

By Linda Johnson | Mar 24, 2024

When you’ve lived somewhere for many years, it can be tough to say goodbye. But if you (or a loved one) currently have a home that is bigger than necessary or is too high maintenance, it may be time to trade unused square footage for a smaller, more manageable space. Take it from the downsizers […]

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4 Tips To Make Your Strongest Offer When Buying a Home

By Linda Johnson | Mar 20, 2024

Make a strong offer to buy a home Are you thinking about buying a home soon? If so, you should know today’s market is competitive in many areas because the number of homes for sale is still low – and that’s leading to multiple-offer scenarios. And moving into the peak homebuying season this spring, this is only […]

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Why You Want an Agent’s Advice for Your Move in Minnetonka

By Linda Johnson | Mar 13, 2024

Why You Want an Agent’s Advice When You Move to Minnetonka No matter how you slice it, buying or selling a home is a big decision. And when you’re going through any change in your life and you need some guidance, what do you do? You get advice from people who know what they’re talking about. Moving is no […]

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