Why Homeownership is still a sreat investment?

Surprisingly, homeownership’s reputation as a safe investment took only a minor hit before rebounding in the 2012 Great Recession. Now, we’re entering an economic crisis that may be worse. But, here’s why homeownership is still a great investment. During the Great Recession 12 years ago, foreclosures flooded the housing markets and home values cratered. Housing […]

Home and Design

How older homes can gain an edge

The 4,200-square-foot lakefront property Mark Parrish listed last August seemed like any home buyer’s dream. Twenty minutes outside of Minneapolis, it was more spacious than most comparable homes in the neighborhood, with four bedrooms and four baths, and had unobstructed water views. Though the basement was unfinished and the kitchen needed some updates—the cherry wood cabinetry […]