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For Boomers

I wrote this ten years ago

This was written on July 20th 2006 before the great recession and the housing market crash. Back when many of us never imagined that houses would decrease in value they way they did in 2007 -2011: I am a baby boomer. 

For Boomers

Remove old carpeting

Home buyers usually prefer hardwood floors. The National Association of REALTORS® found that 54% of home buyers were willing to pay more for a home with hardwood flooring, but I could have told them that. I am not suggesting that people

For Boomers

Un-permitted work

Sometimes it is hard to get work done on a St. Paul home because of our strictly enforced building codes and laws. The cost of simple repairs can be very expensive if they are done correctly and the permits are

For Boomers

July 4th is early this year

Over the weekend I had a hard time finding a real estate agent who could help with an out of town home buyer. Agents told me that it was a holiday. Actually I completely understand. People often have time off

For Boomers

Vacant Vs Occupied

I just love empty rooms. To me they are full of possibilities. The room in the picture is just about perfect with fresh paint and shiny hardwood floors. There isn’t any dust or clutter and I don’t have any problem

For Boomers

Blooming trees

The trees are blooming. If you have a flowering tree in front of your home take a picture of it while it is in bloom. Have that photo included with photographs of your home when it is time to sell.


Teresa Boardman
Realtor®, MN,
Licensed Broker 20624860
Boardman Realty LIC 40419051

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