Monthly Archives: May 2012

DIY Remote Control Ceiling Fan Installation Tips

While it’s wise to harbor a healthy fear of electrocuting yourself when working on home wiring, almost anybody can install a remote-controlled ceiling fan.

Here’s your first tip: turn off the power at the circuit breaker box. Don’t spend time tryi… Continue reading

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Gilda’s Club Twin Cities: Help paint the door red

MINNETONKA, Minn. — Gilda’s Club Twin Cities recently launched their Paint the Red Door Campaign to ensure that no one faces cancer alone. Continue reading

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Boy Scout builds outdoor flag stands

When you visit your Minnetonka polling place this election season, take special note of the flag stands outside the entrance. Continue reading

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Construction Complete on Trails of Orono Senior Housing Development

Kraus-Anderson has completed construction of Trails of Orono , a $10 million, two-story senior housing development in Orono. Continue reading

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Senator Al Franken Tours Lake Minnetonka Today

U.S. Sen. Al Franken will take boat tours of both Lake Minnetonka and the Mississippi River today to learn how invasive species such as Asian Carp, Zebra Mussels and Eurasian milfoil affect important Minnesota waterways and how they may impact Minnesot… Continue reading

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12 pounds of marijuana sent to real estate agent

12 pounds of marijuana sent to real estate agent.

Commission Clause: Upon sale of the property, listing agent to receive a commission equal to x% of the selling price as converted …Read Full Post Continue reading

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We’re Worse than Bankers but Better than Lawyers

Record 64% Rate Honesty, Ethics of Members of Congress Low.  Real estate professionals were just under bankers and just over lawyers for ethics and honesty in the latest Gallup poll. …Read Full Post Continue reading

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Visions for Vacancies: Apostle Books & Gifts

Visions for Vacancies is Minnetonka Patch’s feature that looks at a vacant building and asks readers what they’d like to see there. Continue reading

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Witness: Man Matching Description of Burglary Suspect Spotted in Wayzata Neighborhood

When police officers from Wayzata and Minnetonka investigated a call of a suspicious person, the description they heard sounded familiar. Continue reading

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The Stigma of an Expired Listing

The day a home is listed for sale is the day the seller should think about the consequences of becoming an expired listing.

Most real estate agents try to minimize the possibility of ending up with an expired listing. One way to accomplish that dir… Continue reading

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