Brian Mulvihill's Blog

Posted on 05/24/2020
Meet Your Buyer Through Your Home Description
Photo by S. Hermann & F. Richter via Pixabay Your real estate agent will ready your description for listing. But only you know your home the way its next owner will come to know it. Here's how to give your realtor that knowledge. Meet Your Buyer Through Your Home , Description: Many descriptions have similar text, and could...
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Posted on 05/17/2020
Signs to Look for in a Good Contractor
Photo by Michal Jarmoluk via Pixabay Home décor and styles change all the time. One of the main things to remember before getting ready to completely remodel is choosing the right contractor. Although there are many contractors in the area, making sure they are able to do the job correctly makes all the difference. What are some things...
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Posted on 05/10/2020
How and Where to Install Insulation
Image by Lutz Peter from Pixabay Insulation keeps you warmer in the winter and cooler in the summer by reducing either heat coming in or escaping from your home. You might think that adequately insulating a home would be part of the home-building process. But since many new homebuyers don't consider insulation when buying, many home builders only...
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Posted on 05/03/2020
Conserve Energy at Home While you Vacation
Photo by Clint Patterson via Unsplash It sounds like a great idea -- turn off your electricity entirely when you go on vacation and you'll dramatically slash your electric bills. While this works in theory, there are some considerations that make shutting everything down problematic for homeowners. Learning more about your options allows you to conserve energy wisely,...
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Posted on 04/27/2020
Another Property Sold - 14241 Candlewood Lane NE, Prior Lake, MN 55372
A home with so many reasons to buy! 5 BR, 3 updated baths, and just a short walk to Sand Point Park, Beach and Boat launch. Fenced yard with a storage shed! Roof, gutters and garage door replaced fall of '19. Furnace and AC only 8 yrs old. Great access to major roads, convenient to shopping areas and yet tucked away on a quiet street! See it...
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Posted on 04/26/2020
3 Projects That Can Help Get an Older House Sold
Image by PublicDomainPictures from Pixabay Are you preparing to list your older home for sale on the market? While older homes are still widely sought by both first-time and returning home buyers, sometimes they will need a little sprucing up so that you can maximize your sale price and get it sold more quickly. The good news is...
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Posted on 04/19/2020
Pre-Approval: What it is & How to Achieve it
Photo by Clker-Free-Vector-Images via Pixabay A mortgage pre-approval can be a valuable tool for understanding how much you can afford to spend on purchasing a home. It can also make you seem much more attractive to sellers and help to identify any potential problems that may make it difficult to get a loan. In fact, many lenders claim...
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Posted on 04/12/2020
What Does It Really Cost to Sell a House?
Believe it or not, selling a home may prove to be expensive if you are not careful. However, if you understand the costs associated with selling a house, you can budget accordingly. Now, let's take a look at three expenses that home sellers commonly encounter. 1. Home Repairs Cracked siding, floor damage and other home issues are worrisome, particularly...
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Posted on 04/05/2020
Can You Sell Your Home in One Day?
How a home seller approaches the real estate market may dictate his or her success. For example, if a seller allocates time and resources to learn about the property selling journey, he or she may be able to plan ahead and sell a house in a single day. On the other hand, a seller who fails to showcase his...
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Posted on 03/30/2020
Another Property Sold - 913 68th Avenue NE, Fridley, MN 55432
Meticulously maintained home. Updated multiple times including roof & vinyl siding within the last five years; according to city permit records. Home features: 3 bedrooms on the main lvl, hardwood floors, beautiful updated bath, concrete driveway, private patio, in-ground sprinkler system, 2 sheds and a fenced yard with multiple stone paths and flower beds. This is a great home in an excellent location! Estate sale, agent is related...
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Posted on 03/29/2020
Should You Sell Your Home? Key Factors to Consider
The decision to sell a home can have long-lasting ramifications. As such, it is important to weigh the pros and cons of listing a house. This will allow you to determine if now is a good time to add your residence to the housing market. Furthermore, there are many factors to consider as you decide whether to list your...
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Posted on 03/22/2020
Floating Shelves Easy to Install and Affordable
Photo by U.U. via Pixabay Floating shelves offer your space a more streamlined look. Your walls seem less cluttered, which allows your focus pieces to take center stage. Because floating shelves require less space than traditional shelves, you can put them anywhere all while maintaining your floor space below. They can be any length you choose -- within...
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