Real Estate

Storage/display opportunities: In furniture and in hidden places

Finding more space to store and display all the “stuff” used for day-to-day living, as well as life’s pleasures, can be an adventure that ends with everything in its perfect place. Woodcraft can help you with a few ideas to kick-start your space hunt and then suggestions for tools and supplies to make your storage projects successful. Small tables with […]

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American Pickers return to MN

Mike Wolfe, Frank Fritz and their team are returning to Minnesota in October 2019 to film new episodes of the hit series American Pickers. American Pickers is a documentary series that explores the fascinating world of antique “picking” on history. The hit show follows Mike and Frank, two of the most skilled pickers in the business, as they hunt for […]

Mr. Brightside’s DIY tips How to wash your windows like a pro



Whenever I see someone pull out a bottle of Windex and some paper towels to clean a window, I wince involuntarily. Back some years ago when I did window cleaning on the side, I was that guy. I carried rolls of paper towel or shop towels and a squirt bottle of whatever brand with which I was trying to do […]

City of Chisholm montage illustrated by Max Thieman.

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Curb appeal adds value

Outdoor remodels and landscaping projects can add valuable curb appeal to homes. The National Association of Realtors and the National Association of Landscape Professionals agree that certain projects offer significant returns when selling a home. T… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. Username Password Remember Me     Forgot Password

Senior Legal Line: A legal question & answer line for seniors

Dear Senior Legal Line: Now that summer is here, I have decided to hire someone to do some home improvements and remodeling. I’m nervous about it though—I hear horror stories about dishonest contractors who try to take advantage of seniors and do sh… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Get the best mortgage financing deal

Few people are able to walk into a home, like what they see and then pay for a house in cash. In the vast majority of home purchases, mortgages make the dream of home ownership a reality. Getting a mortgage requires research and some preparation on t… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this […]

Picking the right real estate agent for you

 Real estate agents help buyers and sellers through the often complicated process of navigating the real estate market. Individuals not only want to find an agent with expertise, but also one with whom they have a strong rapport. By asking agent… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

When it’s winter in Minnesota, it is the season for ice dams

If your home’s roof has developed these frozen outgrowths in past winters, then the new year may be a good time to make a resolution to take action to save yourself from costly home repairs. To help you conserve energy in your home and prevent ice da… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this […]

With extreme cold temps… insurance tips if your water pipes froze and broke

You may have survived the recent extreme cold temperatures, but how about the water pipes in your home? Unfortunately, many Minnesotans had frozen pipes that burst and caused significant water damage to their homes. Water damage is one of the most co… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.


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