HELP! Why is my home not selling? PART 2

  Price your home to sell, not at what you want to get for it! Does that sound confusing?  Let us explain.  When you price your home at the most you can get for it per an appraisal or a CMA from your realtor, people usually come in with a Read More

HELP! Why is my home not selling?

PART 1 4 Sale Real Estate can answer that!  There are many reasons a buyer may not choose your home as their first or next home, however, we want to give you the first four tips. A question for you, first things first, did you choose the Right real estate Read More

The BEST time to list is…

  Right now, of course!  There are many factors in listing a house, however, first things first, you need a real estate agent.  So please check out our MEET OUR AGENTS tab You not only need a real estate agent to get your home on the market to be Read More

Why go to the Parade of Homes?

Why go to the Parade of Homes? To get GREAT decorating ideas!  This is one of the major reasons most go to Parade of Homes and then wind up wanting the home they see, to build one similar and tweak it to their taste or to simply recreate what they Read More

Tips to Spring Clean FASTER!

  DO WHAT IT TAKES!  Make doormats welcoming by cleaning them as they are what helps you keep your house clean from the entry of your home.  Shake them, wash them and even swat them with a broom the old fashion way.  Keep them clean to do some of the Read More


  PACK IT UP!  If you are able, do the packing yourself.  This can drastically reduce the moving company’s cost to you as that is a major part of the job.  Packing yourself also gives you peace of mind knowing what is in what box and that your belongings have Read More

Ways to Stage during the Holidays

Don’t be afraid to adorn your humble abode with some holiday cheer! The less-is-more mindset with a neutral tone works great.  Some touches of evergreen and pine cones with twinkling white lights can add that elegant cheerfulness you are looking for without overwhelming a potential buyer. Before untangling all your Read More


What will it cost me to sell this property? This question goes through your head, however, some are afraid to ask it out loud.  Don’t be.  Who pays the commission and how much is an important inquiry that affects you directly as a home buyer/seller.  Understanding how commission works makes Read More

Some important FAQ’s for Home Buyers

Should I talk with a bank before looking at homes? The answer to the question is YES!  There are tons of reasons why you should talk with a lender.  Please see the Preferred Lender TAB on our site.  This is a great place to start.  First and foremost, talking with a lender Read More

DO’s AND DON’Ts For First Time Home Buyers

DO’s  AND DON’Ts For First Time Home Buyers DO know your credit score Check your credit score before beginning the home buying process so you know where you stand. The better your credit, the better the terms of your loan. Our mortgage specialists on the Preferred Lenders TAB are ready Read More


This is one of the most fun events of the year in Minnesota for home owners, future home owners dreaming, stagers, designers, builders and the list goes on.  It’s a great way to dream, see what you like, don’t like and also what you may not have thought of. Spoiler Read More

Curb Appeal, there is only ONE first impression!

You don’t want to take the outside of your home’s looks for granted just because you are selling the home itself.  You are selling the structure, the lot it’s on, and its amenities (inside and out).  The first thing the potential buyer sees when they pull up, in all of Read More