MN Truth in Sale of Housing Inspections

f you’re planning to buy or sell a home in the Twin Cities area, the Truth in Sale of Housing inspection (or “TISH”) is something you may encounter. The requirements for this inspection may vary from city to city, so we’ve compiled a list of which cities need what kind of inspection. City Name Type of Inspection When Compliance By Bloomington Time of Sale Before... (more)

Keeping Chickens in the City

In these blogs, we talk a lot about the compromises one makes when choosing urban vs. rural life. But in many cities today, one compromise that doesn’t need to be made is keeping chickens. It’s true! An increasing number of cities are allowing backyard chicken-keeping, and both Minneapolis and St. Paul are among them. Cities allowing chickens have strict ordinances... (more)

Roseville home SOLD! 1270 Garden Avenue

This beautiful 1 1/2 story home, located at 1270 Garden Ave in Roseville, closed on 4/18 for 107% of list price after multiple offers! It generated a ton of attention as soon as it hit the market, hosting nearly 30 showings in only three days. It was professionally staged and photographed, which helped encourage potential buyers to imagine themselves in this... (more)

Upgrading Your New Home

Some of us are fortunate to snap up our dream home, ready-made, with nothing on the to-do list down the road. But for the rest of us, there may be one or two little tweaks we already have in mind. Maybe the kitchen is perfect except that funny backsplash, or the bathroom is everything you want except for that weird countertop. Having a few things on that “Upgrade... (more)

Coming Soon in St. Paul - 1593 Margaret St!

Coming Soon! 1593 Margaret Street in St. Paul is coming to the MLS this month! This single-story home boasts 4br/2ba and features a beautifully finished basement with fireplace! It’s been lovingly maintained by the same owners for decades, and their painstaking care shows in every aspect of this home. It won’t last long on the market! With inventory at rock-bottom... (more)

Simplify and declutter this spring!

Spring cleaning is a yearly ritual for many people, and decluttering is often goal number one. Unless you’ve specifically dedicated some time to regularly clearing out your home, chances are good that you’re in the same situation! If you need help finding a place to start, try out these tips: Start with 5 minutes. Tidying and decluttering feels like a daunting... (more)

Coming Soon in Arden Hills - 1156 Benton Way!

Coming Soon in Arden Hills! 1156 Benton Way in Arden Hills is coming to the MLS this Friday! Located in a quiet neighborhood just one block from a nature preserve, this 3br/2ba home is the perfect city retreat. Features two fireplaces, two decks for entertaining, and a beautifully-finished lower level! With today’s low-low-low inventory, homes are selling within... (more)

Earth Day Cleanup

On Saturday, April 22, the Korby Home Team will be joining the City of St. Paul in its 31st Annual Citywide Cleanup. From 9-11:30 am, volunteers across the metro area are invited to sign up and join fellow residents in cleaning up our neighborhoods and parks. Sites are available across the city, and the Korby Home Team will be focusing on an area near and dear... (more)

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