Dennis and Jane Guertin | Guertin Family Realty Email Archives | 952-442-1300
Dennis and Jane Guertin | Guertin Family Realty Email Archives | 952-442-1300


7 Great Tips to Maximize Your Small Spaces (And a Quick Housing Market Note) (Aug 2022)
From Dennis and Jane Guertin | Guertin Family Realty GuertinFamilyRealty@gmail.com | (952) 442-1300 | www.GuertinFamilyRealty.com Greetings, Whether your small space is a college dorm room, a tiny house, or simply an area in your home that's low on square footage, here are some tips to help it look as large as possible. Would you mind leaving us a short review on Google to help us grow our business? It will take less than a minute, and we’d really appreciate it!

7 Paint Color Mistakes (And How to Avoid Them) (Jul 2022)
From Dennis and Jane Guertin | Guertin Family Realty GuertinFamilyRealty@gmail.com | (952) 442-1300 | www.GuertinFamilyRealty.com Greetings, Giving a room a new paint color is a great way to refresh it, but it's also an investment of time and money! Here's how to avoid some common paint color mistakes so that your new look is perfect the first time around. Would you mind leaving us a short review on Google to help us grow our business? It will take less than a m

Pre-Travel Tips to Keep Your Home Safe (Jun 2022)
From Dennis and Jane Guertin | Guertin Family Realty GuertinFamilyRealty@gmail.com | (952) 442-1300 | www.GuertinFamilyRealty.com Greetings, Do you have travel plans for this summer? Here's a list of handy pre-travel preparation tips that will help keep your home safe and your journeys stress-free. Would you mind leaving us a short review on Google to help us grow our business? It will take less than a minute, and we’d really appreciate it! Click here to review

May 2022 Housing Market Update (May 2022)
From Dennis and Jane Guertin | Guertin Family Realty GuertinFamilyRealty@gmail.com | (952) 442-1300 | www.GuertinFamilyRealty.com Greetings, Are you wondering how interest rate changes will affect the housing market this year? Here's what we've seen so far in 2022, along with some top predictions from experts. Would you mind leaving us a short review on Google to help us grow our business? It will take less than a minute, and we’d really appreciate it! Click he

April Garden and Home Maintenance Tips (Apr 2022)
From Dennis and Jane Guertin | Guertin Family Realty GuertinFamilyRealty@gmail.com | (952) 442-1300 | www.GuertinFamilyRealty.com Greetings, It may be hard to believe at times, but spring has officially arrived! Here are some handy April garden and home maintenance ideas to help start the season off on the right foot. Would you mind leaving us a short review on Google to help us grow our business? It will take less than a minute, and we’d really appreciate it!

How to Pick the Right Contractor for Your Next Project (Mar 2022)
From Dennis and Jane Guertin | Guertin Family Realty GuertinFamilyRealty@gmail.com | (952) 442-1300 | www.GuertinFamilyRealty.com Greetings, Americans spend several hundred billion (yes, billion) dollars on home renovations each year! With that in mind, here are some top tips on how to hire the best contractor for your next remodel or repair project. Would you mind leaving us a short review on Google to help us grow our business? It will take less than a minute

Housing Market Update - February 2022 (Feb 2022)
From Dennis and Jane Guertin | Guertin Family Realty GuertinFamilyRealty@gmail.com | (952) 442-1300 | www.GuertinFamilyRealty.com Greetings, Real estate had a wild ride in 2021! Here's an update on what experts are predicting for the 2022 housing market, along with some perspectives to help sort fact from spin. Guertin Family Realty is expanding! Please call us if you are interested in joining Dennis & Jane as a licensed sales associate. No experience required!

Popular Remodel Trends for 2022 (Jan 2022)
From Dennis and Jane and Lee Guertin | Guertin Family Realty GuertinFamilyRealty@gmail.com | (952) 442-1300 | www.GuertinFamilyRealty.com Greetings, The top remodel trends for 2022 are a mix of new with some tried and true. Here's what to expect to see this year, along with tips on a few design ideas that it might be best to approach with caution. Guertin Family Realty is expanding! Please call us if you are interested in joining Dennis & Jane as a licensed sales

Great Gift Ideas for Home and Family 2021 (Dec 2021)
From Dennis and Jane and Lee Guertin | Guertin Family Realty GuertinFamilyRealty@gmail.com | (952) 442-1300 | www.GuertinFamilyRealty.com Greetings, If the search is on for gifts that are sure to please, here's a list of appealing options that also make great housewarming presents at any time of year. Guertin Family Realty is expanding! Please call us if you are interested in joining Dennis & Jane as a licensed sales associate. No experience required!   

How to Make Your Home Cozy for Winter (Nov 2021)
From Dennis and Jane and Lee Guertin | Guertin Family Realty GuertinFamilyRealty@gmail.com | (952) 442-1300 | www.GuertinFamilyRealty.com Greetings, November is a great time to add touches to your home that make it ultra-cozy and inviting. Here are some helpful ideas to consider as the winter entertaining season approaches. Guertin Family Realty is expanding! Please call us if you are interested in joining Dennis & Jane as a licensed sales associate. No experienc

Fall Garden and Home Maintenance Tips (Oct 2021)
From Dennis and Jane and Lee Guertin | Guertin Family Realty GuertinFamilyRealty@gmail.com | (952) 442-1300 | www.GuertinFamilyRealty.com Greetings, Are you ready for fall? Here are some helpful seasonal tips and home maintenance ideas to help you prepare your home, plants and garden for cooler weather. Guertin Family Realty is expanding! Please call us if you are interested in joining Dennis & Jane as a licensed sales associate. No experience required!  D

How to Evaluate a Rental Property (Sep 2021)
From Dennis and Jane and Lee Guertin | Guertin Family Realty GuertinFamilyRealty@gmail.com | (952) 442-1300 | www.GuertinFamilyRealty.com Greetings, Investing in rental homes is a hot topic that comes with its own set of questions! Here's a quick way to evaluate potential properties, along with some investor tips that could save you money. Please review our new Google Business Page! Download our Homesnap app to access the same info used by real estate agent

Popular Bathroom Remodel Trends (Aug 2021)
From Dennis and Jane and Lee Guertin | Guertin Family Realty GuertinFamilyRealty@gmail.com | (952) 442-1300 | www.GuertinFamilyRealty.com Greetings, Bathroom remodels are big in 2021! Even if you don't have one on your to-do list this year, here's the latest on popular trends to consider for the future (including smaller features that make nice perks at any time). Please review our new Google Business Page! Download our Homesnap app to access the same inf

7 Insurance Questions that Save You Money (Jul 2021)
From Dennis and Jane and Lee Guertin | Guertin Family Realty GuertinFamilyRealty@gmail.com | (952) 442-1300 | www.GuertinFamilyRealty.com Greetings, Home insurance comes with so many choices that it can be complicated! Do you know how your policy protects you? The list below can help you find out. Please review our new Google Business Page! Download our Homesnap app to access the same info used by real estate agents.  Dennis and

Summer Outdoor Living and Travel Ideas (Jun 2021)
From Dennis and Jane and Lee Guertin | Guertin Family Realty GuertinFamilyRealty@gmail.com | (952) 442-1300 | www.GuertinFamilyRealty.com Greetings, Are you ready for summer? Here are some tips to help you make the most of the upcoming recreation and travel season, including those times when home is the great outdoors. Please review our new Google Business Page! Download our Homesnap app to access the same info used by real estate agents. 

Moving Day Tips and Spring Home Maintenance (May 2021)
From Dennis and Jane and Lee Guertin | Guertin Family Realty GuertinFamilyRealty@gmail.com | (952) 442-1300 | www.GuertinFamilyRealty.com Greetings, With the spring home buying season in mind, here's a list of tips that anyone can use to ensure a successful move, along with some helpful home maintenance reminders. Please review our new Google Business Page! Download our Homesnap app to access the same info used by real estate agents. 

5 Ways to Increase Home Value (Apr 2021)
From Dennis and Jane and Lee Guertin | Guertin Family Realty GuertinFamilyRealty@gmail.com | (952) 442-1300 | www.GuertinFamilyRealty.com Greetings, Here's a list of value-boosting tips you can use to increase your home's appeal, whether it's for your own enjoyment or because you have plans to sell in the future. Please review our new Google Business Page! Download our Homesnap app to access the same info used by real estate agents. 

Spring Flower and Garden Tips (Mar 2021)
From Dennis and Jane and Lee Guertin | Guertin Family Realty GuertinFamilyRealty@gmail.com | (952) 442-1300 | www.GuertinFamilyRealty.com Greetings, Spring is finally on its way! Here are highlights of some plants and features you might want to use for your garden or patio this year. Please review our new Google Business Page! Download our Homesnap app to access the same info used by real estate agents.  Dennis and Jane and Lee G

Real Estate Market Update - February 2021 (Feb 2021)
From Dennis and Jane and Lee Guertin | Guertin Family Realty GuertinFamilyRealty@gmail.com | (952) 442-1300 | www.GuertinFamilyRealty.com Greetings, The real estate market did not do what it was predicted to do last year! Here's an update on the current housing market, along with thoughts on what we might see in 2021. Please review our new Google Business Page! Download our Homesnap app to access the same info used by real estate agents. 

Popular Remodel and Design Trends for 2021 (Jan 2021)
From Dennis and Jane and Lee Guertin | Guertin Family Realty GuertinFamilyRealty@gmail.com | (952) 442-1300 | www.GuertinFamilyRealty.com Greetings, Are you wondering what home design trends are going to be popular in 2021? Here's a look at what the experts say we can expect for the coming year. Please review our new Google Business Page! Download our Homesnap app to access the same info used by real estate agents.  Dennis and Jane

Fun Gift Ideas for Home and Family (Dec 2020)
From Dennis and Jane and Lee Guertin | Guertin Family Realty GuertinFamilyRealty@gmail.com | (952) 442-1300 | www.GuertinFamilyRealty.com Greetings, Here's a helpful list of fun last minute gift ideas that also make great housewarming presents at any time of year. Please review our new Google Business Page! Download our Homesnap app to access the same info used by real estate agents.  Dennis and Jane and Lee Guertin (952) 451-4989

Mortgage and Refinance Shopping Tips (Nov 2020)
From Dennis and Jane and Lee Guertin | Guertin Family Realty GuertinFamilyRealty@gmail.com | (952) 442-1300 | www.GuertinFamilyRealty.com Greetings, Mortgage rates are at all time lows, and the rush to purchase and refinance is on! With that in mind, here are some helpful tips on how to shop for the best home loan. Please review our new Google Business Page! Download our Homesnap app to access the same info used by real estate agents. 

Fall Home Maintenance and Wildlife-Friendly Garden Ideas (Oct 2020)
From Dennis and Jane and Lee Guertin | Guertin Family Realty GuertinFamilyRealty@gmail.com | (952) 442-1300 | www.GuertinFamilyRealty.com Greetings, Are you ready for fall? Here's how to get your home prepared for cooler weather and create a wildlife-friendly outdoor environment at the same time. Please review our new Google Business Page! Download our Homesnap app to access the same info used by real estate agents.  Dennis and J

Fall 2020 Housing Market Update (Sep 2020)
From Dennis and Jane and Lee Guertin | Guertin Family Realty GuertinFamilyRealty@gmail.com | (952) 442-1300 | www.GuertinFamilyRealty.com Greetings, Are you wondering what's really happening with the housing market? Here are some interesting stats to help make sense of all the various news articles making the rounds right now. Please review our new Google Business Page! Download our Homesnap app to access the same info used by real estate agents. 

Cool Summertime Tips and Outdoor Gear Ideas (Aug 2020)
From Dennis and Jane and Lee Guertin | Guertin Family Realty GuertinFamilyRealty@gmail.com | (952) 442-1300 | www.GuertinFamilyRealty.com Greetings, It's a great time to be outside enjoying summer weather! Here are some fun tips for staying cool in the heat and enjoying those times when home is the great outdoors. Please review our new Google Business Page! Download our Homesnap app to access the same info used by real estate agents. 

Real Estate Market Update - June 2020 (Jun 2020)
From Dennis and Jane and Lee Guertin | Guertin Family Realty GuertinFamilyRealty@gmail.com | (952) 442-1300 | www.GuertinFamilyRealty.com Greetings, So far 2020 has been an eventful year, to say the least! Here's an update on how the real estate market is responding, along with some pointers on how to not be misled by common headlines. Please review our new Google Business Page! Download our Homesnap app to access the same info used by real estate agents.

Budget-Friendly Remodel Ideas (May 2020)
From Dennis and Jane and Lee Guertin | Guertin Family Realty GuertinFamilyRealty@gmail.com | (952) 442-1300 | www.GuertinFamilyRealty.com Greetings, Are you looking for budget-friendly remodel ideas? It's amazing how sometimes a small and simple upgrade can make a huge improvement in how a home looks and feels. Check out the project ideas in the list below and see if any of them sound right for you or someone you know! Please review our new Google Business Pag

Real Estate Update and Mortgage Forbearance Tips (Apr 2020)
From Dennis and Jane and Lee Guertin | Guertin Family Realty GuertinFamilyRealty@gmail.com | (952) 442-1300 | www.GuertinFamilyRealty.com Greetings, We hope you're doing well during these unusual times. A lot of people have asked how real estate is being affected, so here's a quick state of the market update, along with helpful tips for anyone looking into a mortgage forbearance. (There's some confusing information out there!) Please review our new Google

Common Credit Score Myths - Busted! (Mar 2020)
From Dennis and Jane and Lee Guertin | Guertin Family Realty GuertinFamilyRealty@gmail.com | (952) 442-1300 | www.GuertinFamilyRealty.com Greetings, Having a good credit score is a great thing, but there are some popular misconceptions about how to actually do that! Here are five common credit score myths you may have heard, along with some helpful mortgage qualifying tips. Please review our new Google Business Page! Download our Homesnap app to access

10 Remodel Trends We'll See In 2020 (Feb 2020)
From Dennis and Jane and Lee Guertin | Guertin Family Realty GuertinFamilyRealty@gmail.com | (952) 442-1300 | www.GuertinFamilyRealty.com Greetings, Do you know which home design features will be in style this year? Here's a list of 10 popular home remodel trends you can expect to see in 2020. Please call or text us to receive FREE TICKETS to Mpls Home & Garden Show Feb 26-Mar 1. It's first come, first serve. We have 18 tickets (max 2 tickets per family). 

What to Expect From the 2020 Housing Market (Jan 2020)
From Dennis and Jane and Lee Guertin | Guertin Family Realty GuertinFamilyRealty@gmail.com | (952) 442-1300 | www.GuertinFamilyRealty.com Greetings, It's been a surprising past year in real estate... are you wondering what 2020 will bring? Here's a rundown of what experts are predicting for the housing market this year. Please review our new Google Business Page! Download our Homesnap app to access the same info used by real estate agents. 

Great Gift Ideas for Home and Family 2019 (Dec 2019)
From Dennis and Jane and Lee Guertin | Guertin Family Realty GuertinFamilyRealty@gmail.com | (952) 442-1300 | www.GuertinFamilyRealty.com Greetings, It's the season of giving, but finding exactly the right present isn't always simple! Here's a helpful list of gift ideas that also make great housewarming presents throughout the year. Please review our new Google Business Page! Download our Homesnap app to access the same info used by real estate agents.

How to Cozy Up Your Home for Winter (Nov 2019)
From Dennis and Jane and Lee Guertin | Guertin Family Realty GuertinFamilyRealty@gmail.com | (952) 442-1300 | www.GuertinFamilyRealty.com Greetings, With cooler weather ahead, now is a great time to use these tips to "cozy up" your home for the winter season. Stay warm out there! :) Please review our new Google Business Page! Download our Homesnap app to access the same info used by real estate agents.  Dennis and Jane and Lee Guer

Top 5 Fall Home Maintenance Tips and a Housing Market Update (Oct 2019)
From Dennis and Jane and Lee Guertin | Guertin Family Realty GuertinFamilyRealty@gmail.com | (952) 442-1300 | www.GuertinFamilyRealty.com Greetings, Fall is officially here! Is your home ready?  Here are five "top" home maintenance tips you can use to make sure your home is safe and prepared for cooler weather. (And don't miss the quick fall housing market update.) Please review our new Google Business Page! Download our Homesnap app to acce

What's New In Kitchen Design Trends (Sep 2019)
From Dennis and Jane and Lee Guertin | Guertin Family Realty GuertinFamilyRealty@gmail.com | (952) 442-1300 | www.GuertinFamilyRealty.com Greetings, Do you know which kitchen design styles are popular right now? Here's the latest on what's trending in materials and colors for kitchens in 2019. Please review our new Google Business Page! Download our Homesnap app to access the same info used by real estate agents.  Dennis and Jane a

Refi and Mortgage Shopping Guide, and Late Summer Gardening Tips (Aug 2019)
From Dennis and Jane and Lee Guertin | Guertin Family Realty GuertinFamilyRealty@gmail.com | (952) 442-1300 | www.GuertinFamilyRealty.com Greetings, Interest rates are enticingly low, but shopping for the best refinance or home loan can be confusing! Here are two quick techniques that make it easy to compare loan quotes. (And, in the spirit of the season, a few tips on late summer gardening as well.) Please review our new Google Business Page! Download

How to Avoid Interior Color Mistakes (Jul 2019)
From Dennis and Jane and Lee Guertin | Guertin Family Realty GuertinFamilyRealty@gmail.com | (952) 442-1300 | www.GuertinFamilyRealty.com Greetings, Picking the best interior colors is crucial any time you paint walls or replace flooring, but it's not always easy! Here's how to avoid common color mistakes and put those home investment dollars to good use every time. Please review our new Google Business Page! Download our Homesnap app to access the same inf

Summer Grill Buying Guide, Insurance Tips and Market Highlights (Jun 2019)
From Dennis and Jane and Lee Guertin | Guertin Family Realty GuertinFamilyRealty@gmail.com | (952) 442-1300 | www.GuertinFamilyRealty.com Greetings, Summer is the time for travel and backyard BBQs! Here's a helpful grill-buying guide, along with insurance tips to keep your home safely covered if you go away on vacation. Please review our new Google Business Page! Download our Homesnap app to access the same info used by real estate agents. 

Outdoor Living Trends that Boost Your Home's Value (May 2019)
From Dennis and Jane and Lee Guertin | Guertin Family Realty GuertinFamilyRealty@gmail.com | (952) 442-1300 | www.GuertinFamilyRealty.com Greetings, A great outdoor living area can significantly boost your home's value, not to mention its enjoyment factor! Here's what's trending now in outdoor living styles. Please review our new Google Business Page! Download our Homesnap app to access the same info used by real estate agents.  De

How to Avoid Moving Day Disasters (Pass It On!) (Apr 2019)
From Dennis and Jane and Lee Guertin | Guertin Family Realty GuertinFamilyRealty@gmail.com | (952) 442-1300 | www.GuertinFamilyRealty.com Greetings, Do you have friends or family who will be moving soon? If so, please share these tips on how to save money and not get scammed during a move. (Eighty percent of relocations in the U.S. happen between April and September, so Moving Season is already here!) Download our Homesnap app to access the same info use

Spring Home and Garden Tips (Mar 2019)
From Dennis and Jane and Lee Guertin | Guertin Family Realty GuertinFamilyRealty@gmail.com | (952) 442-1300 | www.GuertinFamilyRealty.com Greetings, Is your home ready for spring? Here are some helpful seasonal maintenance ideas, along with tips for houseplants and gardens. Download our Homesnap app to access the same info used by real estate agents! Dennis and Jane and Lee Guertin (952) 451-4989 Dennis (952) 451-5217 Jane

2019 Housing Market Update (Is It Really a Bubble?) (Feb 2019)
From Dennis and Jane and Lee Guertin | Guertin Family Realty GuertinFamilyRealty@gmail.com | (952) 442-1300 | www.GuertinFamilyRealty.com Greetings, The year is off to an eventful start! Let's look at what experts predict for the housing market in 2019, starting with the question everyone is asking: Are we likely to see a downturn similar to the one ten years ago? Download our Homesnap app to access the same info used by real estate agents!

Revised: 5 Surprising Remodel Trends We'll See In 2019 Copy (Jan 2019)
From Dennis and Jane and Lee Guertin | Guertin Family Realty GuertinFamilyRealty@gmail.com | (952) 442-1300 | www.GuertinFamilyRealty.com Greetings, Here's the latest on five surprising remodel trends that experts expect to be popular in 2019, along with predictions about which ones are likely to have staying power. Please take A MINUTE, to review us on Zillow and like us on our Guertin Family Realty Facebook page. Thank you! Dennis and

Great Gift Ideas for Home and Family 2018 (Dec 2018)
From Dennis and Jane Guertin | Guertin Family Realty GuertinFamilyRealty@gmail.com | (952) 442-1300 | www.GuertinFamilyRealty.com Greetings, It's the season of giving, and finding a really special present can take a lot of shopping around! Here's a time-saving list of ideas for gifts that also make great housewarming presents at any time of year. Please take A MINUTE, to review us on Zillow and like us on our Guertin Family Realty Facebook page. Thank you!

Ways to Make Guests Feel at Home (and Winter Preparation Tips) (Nov 2018)
From Dennis and Jane Guertin | Guertin Family Realty GuertinFamilyRealty@gmail.com | (952) 442-1300 | www.GuertinFamilyRealty.com Greetings, The holiday season is almost here!  Read on for a helpful list of ways to make sure guests feel completely comfortable at your home, along with a few quick winter weather preparation tips. Please take A MINUTE, to review us on Zillow and like us on our Guertin Family Realty Facebook page. Thank you!

Natural Fall Decorating Ideas and Good Credit News (Oct 2018)
From Dennis and Jane Guertin | Guertin Family Realty GuertinFamilyRealty@gmail.com | (952) 442-1300 | www.GuertinFamilyRealty.com Greetings, It's a mix of fun and serious this month, with some creative Fall decorating ideas and an important update from the world of credit security. (More fallout from the massive Equifax security breach last year, but this time it's good news.) Please take A MINUTE, to review us on Zillow and like us on our Guertin Family Realty Faceb

Making Sense of a Changing Market (Sep 2018)
From Dennis and Jane Guertin | Guertin Family Realty GuertinFamilyRealty@gmail.com | (952) 442-1300 | www.GuertinFamilyRealty.com Greetings, The housing economy looks like it may be shifting, but what exactly does that mean? Here's an overview to help provide some context on a changing market. Please take A MINUTE, to review us on Zillow and like us on our Guertin Family Realty Facebook page. Thank you! Dennis and Jane Guertin (952) 442-1300

7 Ways to Make a Small Room Look Bigger (Aug 2018)
From Dennis and Jane Guertin | Guertin Family Realty GuertinFamilyRealty@gmail.com | (952) 442-1300 | www.GuertinFamilyRealty.com Greetings, You can often make a small room feel larger and more enjoyable with just a few color and decor style changes. Here are some helpful tips you can use to make the small spaces in your home look bigger. Please take A MINUTE, to review us on Zillow and like us on our Guertin Family Realty Facebook page. Thank you!

5 'Must-Do' Projects Before You Go On Vacation (Jul 2018)
From Dennis and Jane Guertin | Guertin Family Realty GuertinFamilyRealty@gmail.com | (952) 442-1300 | www.GuertinFamilyRealty.com Greetings, Do you have summer travel plans? Here are some helpful tips to keep your home safe and sound while you're gone, even if it's just for a quick weekend getaway. (Don't miss the printable Travel Checklist at the end of the article.) Please take A MINUTE, to review us on Zillow and like us on our Guertin Family Realty Facebook pag

Bee and Bird-Friendly Home and Garden Tips (Jun 2018)
From Dennis and Jane Guertin | Guertin Family Realty GuertinFamilyRealty@gmail.com | (952) 442-1300 | www.GuertinFamilyRealty.com Greetings, June is an active time for both birds and bees, and we can make life easier for them by taking some simple steps. In the spirit of the season, here are some handy tips that make your home and garden (or balcony) more bird and bee-friendly. Please take A MINUTE, to review us on Zillow and like us on our Guertin Family Realty Face

Hiring a Contractor? Use These Tips to Pick a Winner (May 2018)
From Dennis and Jane Guertin | Guertin Family Realty GuertinFamilyRealty@gmail.com | (952) 442-1300 | www.GuertinFamilyRealty.com Greetings, Did you know that Americans are expected to spend $340 billion (yes, that's billion) on remodeling this year? With that in mind, here are some important tips to keep in mind whenever you hire a contractor. Please take A MINUTE, to review us on Zillow and like us on our Guertin Family Realty Facebook page. Thank you!

Spring Home Maintenance Ideas (and a Checklist) (Apr 2018)
From Dennis and Jane Guertin | Guertin Family Realty GuertinFamilyRealty@gmail.com | (952) 442-1300 | www.GuertinFamilyRealty.com Greetings, It may be hard to believe, but spring is officially here! These quick but important home maintenance projects will start things off on the right foot. (There's also a printable checklist you can use to stay on track throughout the year, along with some noteworthy real estate news.) Please take A MINUTE, to review us on Zillo

Winning Multiple Offer Tips (and a Wire Fraud Alert) (Mar 2018)
From Dennis and Jane Guertin | Guertin Family Realty GuertinFamilyRealty@gmail.com | (952) 442-1300 | www.GuertinFamilyRealty.com Greetings, It only takes two buyers interested in a home to create a multiple offer situation! When that happens, here's how to make an offer stand out from the pack.  (Please also see the wire fraud prevention tips at the end of the article - it's a serious problem that anyone who wires money should know about.) Please take A MINUTE, t

Remodel Trends for 2018 - Fad Factor or Here to Stay? (Feb 2018)
From Dennis and Jane Guertin | Guertin Family Realty GuertinFamilyRealty@gmail.com | (952) 442-1300 | www.GuertinFamilyRealty.com Greetings, Here's a look at remodel design trends that experts believe will be popular this year, along with "Fad Factor" predictions for perspective on which ones are likely to have staying power. Please take A MINUTE, to review us on Zillow and like us on our Guertin Family Realty Facebook page. Thank you! Dennis

What the New Tax Bill Means for Homeowners (Jan 2018)
From Dennis and Jane Guertin | Guertin Family Realty GuertinFamilyRealty@gmail.com | (952) 442-1300 | www.GuertinFamilyRealty.com Greetings, Are you wondering what the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act means for homeowners? Here's how the new bill is likely to affect the U.S. real estate market. Please take A MINUTE, to review us on Zillow and like us on our Guertin Family Realty Facebook page. Thank you! Dennis and Jane Guertin (952) 442-1300 Direct

Great Gift Ideas for Home and Family 2017 (Dec 2017)
From Dennis and Jane Guertin | Guertin Family Realty GuertinFamilyRealty@gmail.com | (952) 442-1300 | www.GuertinFamilyRealty.com Greetings, It's the season of giving, and as you know, finding a really special present sometimes takes a lot of shopping around. Here's a time-saving list of great gift ideas, many of which also make excellent housewarming presents. Please take A MINUTE, to review us on Zillow and like us on our Guertin Family Realty Facebook page. Thank

Guest-Friendly Holiday Home Ideas (Nov 2017)
From Dennis and Jane Guertin | Guertin Family Realty GuertinFamilyRealty@gmail.com | (952) 442-1300 | www.GuertinFamilyRealty.com Greetings, Make your home as guest-friendly as possible using these helpful tips, just in time for the holiday entertaining season. Please take A MINUTE, to review us on Zillow and like us on our Guertin Family Realty Facebook page. Thank you! Dennis and Jane Guertin (952) 442-1300 Direct Guest-Friendl

Fall Home and Garden Ideas (Oct 2017)
From Dennis and Jane Guertin | Guertin Family Realty GuertinFamilyRealty@gmail.com | (952) 442-1300 | www.GuertinFamilyRealty.com Greetings, Is your home ready for fall? Here are some helpful cool weather maintenance ideas, along with seasonal tips for houseplants and gardens. Please take A MINUTE, to review us on Zillow and like us on our Guertin Family Realty Facebook page. Thank you! Dennis and Jane Guertin (952) 442-1300 Direct

What to Do About the Equifax Security Breach (Sep 2017)
From Dennis and Jane Guertin | Guertin Family Realty GuertinFamilyRealty@gmail.com | (952) 442-1300 | www.GuertinFamilyRealty.com Greetings, The Equifax data breach is so recent that there's still a lot of confusion about the best security steps to take for protection. Here's a rundown of experts' top recommendations. Please take A MINUTE, to review us on Zillow and like us on our Guertin Family Realty Facebook page. Thank you! Dennis and Jan

Cool Summertime Home and Travel Tips (Aug 2017)
From Dennis and Jane Guertin | Guertin Family Realty GuertinFamilyRealty@gmail.com | (952) 442-1300 | www.GuertinFamilyRealty.com Greetings, Here are some summertime tips to help you enjoy the season, whether you're at home or on the road. Stay cool out there! Please take A MINUTE, to review us on Zillow and like us on our Guertin Family Realty Facebook page. Thank you! Dennis and Jane Guertin (952) 442-1300 Direct Cool Summertim

July Outdoor Living Ideas (Jul 2017)
From Dennis and Jane Guertin | Guertin Family Realty GuertinFamilyRealty@gmail.com | (952) 442-1300 | www.GuertinFamilyRealty.com Greetings, The trend of turning outdoor areas into an extension of daily living space is still going strong, and no one's complaining! Boosting your home's functionality in this way increases its appeal, and ultimately its value too. Here are some popular ideas for outdoor spaces of all sizes. Please take A MINUTE, to review us on Zillow

5 Secrets to Great Curb Appeal (Jun 2017)
From Dennis and Jane Guertin | Guertin Family Realty GuertinFamilyRealty@gmail.com | (952) 442-1300 | www.GuertinFamilyRealty.com Greetings, Do you know the secrets to great curb appeal? Making your home look its best is a win-win situation, whether it's for your own enjoyment or because you're preparing to sell. Here are some helpful curb appeal tips to consider. Please take A MINUTE, to review us on Zillow and like us on our Guertin Family Realty Facebook page. Tha

When Does a Guest Become a Tenant? (And Summer Pest Tips) (May 2017)
From Dennis and Jane Guertin | Guertin Family Realty GuertinFamilyRealty@gmail.com | (952) 442-1300 | www.GuertinFamilyRealty.com Greetings, When a bad house guest becomes a tenant without the host realizing it, problems can arise! Here are some tips on how to keep that from happening, along with ways to keep your home safe from other costly pests as well. Please take A MINUTE, to review us on Zillow and like us on our Guertin Family Realty Facebook page. Thank you!

Outdoor Remodel Projects With Bang for Your Buck (Apr 2017)
From Dennis and Jane Guertin | Guertin Family Realty GuertinFamilyRealty@gmail.com | (952) 442-1300 | www.GuertinFamilyRealty.com Greetings, Outdoor remodeling is a great way to boost a home's value and enjoyment factor. Here are some of the top value-for-money outdoor projects, along with important Moving Day tips as we approach the peak of moving season. Please take A MINUTE, to review us on Zillow and like us on our Guertin Family Realty Facebook page. Thank you!

Flips, Investment Properties, and Paying Taxes (Mar 2017)
From Dennis and Jane Guertin | Guertin Family Realty GuertinFamilyRealty@gmail.com | (952) 442-1300 | www.GuertinFamilyRealty.com Greetings, Investing in real estate is a hot topic, but it comes with tax questions that can be confusing. Here are some things it's helpful to know before flipping a home or investing in a rental property. (Plus, a handy multiple offer strategy tip.) Please take A MINUTE, to review us on Zillow and like us on our Guertin Family Realty Fa

Popular Remodel Trends for 2017: Fad Factor or Here to Stay? Copy (Feb 2017)
From Dennis and Jane Guertin | Guertin Family Realty GuertinFamilyRealty@gmail.com | (952) 442-1300 | www.GuertinFamilyRealty.com Greetings, Here's a look at remodel trends that are expected to be popular this year, along with predictions about which ones are likely to have staying power. Please take A MINUTE, to review us on Zillow and like us on our Guertin Family Realty Facebook page. Thank you! Dennis and Jane Guertin (952) 442-1300 Direc

Top Housing Market Predictions for 2017 (Jan 2017)
From Dennis and Jane Guertin | Guertin Family Realty GuertinFamilyRealty@gmail.com | (952) 442-1300 | www.GuertinFamilyRealty.com Greetings, Are you wondering how the real estate market will fare this year? Here's a look at what some top housing experts expect to see in 2017. Please take A MINUTE, to review us on Zillow and like us on our Guertin Family Realty Facebook page. Thank you! Dennis and Jane Guertin (952) 442-1300 Direct

2016 Great Gift Ideas for Home and Family (Dec 2016)
From Dennis and Jane Guertin | Guertin Family Realty GuertinFamilyRealty@gmail.com | (952) 442-1300 | www.GuertinFamilyRealty.com Greetings, It's the season of giving, and as you know, finding a really special present sometimes takes a lot of shopping around. Here's a time-saving list of great gift ideas, many of which also make excellent housewarming presents. Please take A MINUTE, to review us on Zillow and like us on our Guertin Family Realty Facebook page. Thank

The Best DIY Home Security Systems (Nov 2016)
From Dennis and Jane Guertin | Guertin Family Realty GuertinFamilyRealty@gmail.com | (952) 442-1300 | www.GuertinFamilyRealty.com Greetings, There's growing demand these days for "do it yourself" (DIY) smart home security systems, but the range of choices can be overwhelming. Here's a highlight of some of the top-rated DIY home security systems, along with tips on what to look for. Please take A MINUTE, to review us on Zillow and like us on our Guertin Family Realty

A Look at 2017 Market Trends, Home Safety Tip, and Market Highlights (Oct 2016)
From Dennis and Jane Guertin | Guertin Family Realty GuertinFamilyRealty@gmail.com | (952) 442-1300 | www.GuertinFamilyRealty.com Greetings, Are you wondering how current events will affect the future housing market? Here's a look at what might lie ahead, along with decor advice and an important home safety tip. Please take A MINUTE, to review us on Zillow and like us on our Guertin Family Realty Facebook page. Thank you! Dennis and Jane Guer

Leather Furniture Buying Tips, Pricing a Rental Property, and Market Highlights (Sep 2016)
From Dennis and Jane Guertin | Guertin Family Realty GuertinFamilyRealty@gmail.com | (952) 442-1300 | www.GuertinFamilyRealty.com Greetings, Here are some useful "know before you buy" tips for both furniture shopping and rental property investing, along with a handy printable home maintenance checklist. Please take A MINUTE, to review us on Zillow and like us on our Guertin Family Realty Facebook page. Thank you! Dennis and Jane Guertin (952)

Remodel Mistakes, Grill Buying Tips, and Market Highlights (Aug 2016)
From Dennis and Jane Guertin | Guertin Family Realty GuertinFamilyRealty@gmail.com | (952) 442-1300 | www.GuertinFamilyRealty.com Greetings, Getting more value and enjoyment from your home is always a good thing! With that in mind, here are three common remodel mistakes to know about when planning upgrades, along with helpful tips on choosing the best grill or smoker. Please take A MINUTE, to review us on Zillow and like us on our Guertin Family Realty Facebook page.

Housing Market Update - Great Gear Ideas for When Home Is the Outdoors (Jul 2016)
From Dennis and Jane Guertin | Guertin Family Realty GuertinFamilyRealty@gmail.com | (952) 442-1300 | www.GuertinFamilyRealty.com Greetings, Will you be making the great outdoors your home at some point this summer? Whether you're headed into the hills yourself or could use gift ideas for someone who is, here's a helpful list of gear items that make "home life" outside easier and more enjoyable. Please take A MINUTE, to review us on Zillow and like us on our Guertin

Housing Market Update - 2016 Is the Year of Extremes (Jun 2016)
From Dennis and Jane Guertin | Guertin Family Realty GuertinFamilyRealty@gmail.com | (952) 442-1300 | www.GuertinFamilyRealty.com Greetings, You may have been hearing about some extremes in the housing market lately, including unusually low inventory and very low interest rates. Here's an update on the market trends we're seeing so far in 2016. Please take A MINUTE, to review us on Zillow and like us on our Guertin Family Realty Facebook page. Thank you!

Avoid Moving Day Mishaps (May 2016)
From Dennis and Jane Guertin | Guertin Family Realty Jane@GuertinFamilyRealty.com | (952) 442-1300 | www.GuertinFamilyRealty.com Greetings, May is National Moving Month, and with that in mind, here are some tips to help make sure your next move is like a walk in the park instead of a scene out of "Mad Max". (It can be scary out there!) Please take A MINUTE, to review us on Zillow and like us on our Guertin Family Realty Facebook page. Thank you!

5 Ways to Boost Your Home's Value (Apr 2016)
From Dennis and Jane Guertin | Guertin Family Realty Jane@GuertinFamilyRealty.com | (952) 442-1300 | www.GuertinFamilyRealty.com Greetings, Would you like to add a few dollars to your home's bottom line this year? Whether the goal is a faster sale or just a more enjoyable place to live, here are some tips on how to increase your home's value. Please take A MINUTE, to review us on Zillow and like us on our Guertin Family Realty Facebook page. Thank you!

Easy-to-Miss Homeowner Tax Savings and Loan Preparation Tips (Mar 2016)
From Dennis and Jane Guertin | Guertin Family Realty Jane@GuertinFamilyRealty.com | (952) 442-1300 | www.GuertinFamilyRealty.com Greetings, Springtime means tax season and usually an upsurge in home buying as well. With that in mind, here's some timely information about easily overlooked tax breaks, along with tips on common mistakes to avoid before applying for a home loan. Please take A MINUTE, to review us on Zillow and like us on our Guertin Family Realty Faceb

2016 Remodel Trends: Fad Factor or Here to Stay? (Feb 2016)
From Dennis and Jane Guertin | Guertin Family Realty Jane@GuertinFamilyRealty.com | (952) 442-1300 | www.GuertinFamilyRealty.com Greetings, Here's a look at remodel design trends that experts believe will be popular in 2016, along with some "Fad Factor" predictions for perspective on which ones are likely to stay in style. By the way, if you or anyone you know has a real estate need, please contact us today. We'll always provide first-class service!

What to Expect From the 2016 Housing Market (Jan 2016)
From Dennis and Jane Guertin | Guertin Family Realty Jane@GuertinFamilyRealty.com | (952) 442-1300 | www.GuertinFamilyRealty.com Greetings, Are you wondering what's in store for the 2016 housing market? Here's a look at current trends and some experts' predictions for the year ahead. By the way, if you or anyone you know has a real estate need, please contact us today. We'll always provide first-class service! Dennis and Jane Guertin (952) 442-1

Keeping Your Home Safe During Holiday Travels (Nov 2015)
From Dennis and Jane Guertin | Guertin Family Realty Jane@GuertinFamilyRealty.com | (952) 442-1300 | www.GuertinFamilyRealty.com Greetings, Leaving your home unattended while you're traveling can be stressful. Here are some ways to help keep your home safe from break-ins, along with a few preparation reminders that can prevent other emergencies while you're away. By the way, if you or anyone you know has a real estate need, please contact us today. We'll always provide

Fall Home Maintenance, Hummingbird Tips, and Market Highlights (Oct 2015)
From Dennis and Jane Guertin | Guertin Family Realty Jane@GuertinFamilyRealty.com | (952) 442-1300 | www.GuertinFamilyRealty.com Greetings, Do you feel ready for fall? Here are some important home maintenance reminders to help you stay on track, along with timely tips for yards and gardens. By the way, if you or anyone you know has a real estate need, please contact us today. We'll always provide first-class service! Dennis and Jane Guertin

Interest Rates, China and More: Fall Housing Market Predictions (Sep 2015)
From Dennis and Jane Guertin | Guertin Family Realty Jane@GuertinFamilyRealty.com | (952) 442-1300 | www.GuertinFamilyRealty.com Greetings, Are you wondering what lies ahead for the fall housing market? Here's a rundown of what many experts expect to see soon based on U.S. trends and some recent international economic shake-ups. By the way, if you or anyone you know has a real estate need, please contact us today. We'll always provide first-class service!

3 Simple Ways to Protect Your Home from Water Damage (Aug 2015)
From Dennis and Jane Guertin | Guertin Family Realty Jane@GuertinFamilyRealty.com | (952) 442-1300 | www.GuertinFamilyRealty.com Greetings, Everyone knows that it only takes one $5 part to fail in order for a house to experience extensive damage, especially when it comes to plumbing. Here are some quick and easy checks you can perform to make sure nothing like that happens in your home. By the way, if you or anyone you know has a real estate need, please contact u

Newsletter July 2015 - These New Countertop Materials Are Worth a Look (Jul 2015)
From Dennis and Jane Guertin | Guertin Family Realty Jane@GuertinFamilyRealty.com | (952) 442-1300 | www.GuertinFamilyRealty.com Greetings, Quartz and granite have been kings of the countertop world for years, but new options with excellent style and durability are making inroads. Here's a look at some countertop materials you may not have heard much about yet. By the way, if you or anyone you know has a real estate need, please contact us today. We'll always pro

Newsletter June 2015 - Interest Rate Update and Avoiding Home Sale Surprises (Jun 2015)
From Dennis and Jane Guertin | Guertin Family Realty Jane@GuertinFamilyRealty.com | (952) 442-1300 | www.GuertinFamilyRealty.com Greetings, Recent economic news has been good and the housing market is going strong. Here's an update with interest rate predictions for 2015, along with some tips on how to keep surprises from derailing a home sale transaction. By the way, if you or anyone you know has a real estate need, please contact us today. We'll always provide fir

Newsletter May 2015 - 9 Ideas for a Great Outdoor Living Space (May 2015)
Popular outdoor living design ideas and links to helpful resources. From Dennis and Jane Guertin | Guertin Family Realty Jane@GuertinFamilyRealty.com | (952) 442-1300 | www.GuertinFamilyRealty.com Greetings, Did you know that outdoor living areas were the top-rated "special function" room in a recent survey? Whether you're working with acreage or a condo balcony, creating an inviting outdoor space can boost your home's enjoyment factor and its market value. Her

April 2015 - Popular Bathroom Design Trends: What's In for 2015 (Apr 2015)
From Dennis and Jane Guertin | Guertin Family Realty Jane@GuertinFamilyRealty.com | (952) 442-1300 | www.GuertinFamilyRealty.com Greetings, Homeowners are expected to spend over $14 billion on bathroom remodels in the U.S. this year, quite a sum! With the goal of helping you and those you know get the best return on those home improvement dollars, here's a list of some of the most popular bathroom design trends for 2015. By the way, if you or anyone you know has a real es




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