Get Maple Maze Passes and Enjoy an Indoor Getaway With Your Kids!

By: Cristina Edelstein-Skurat If you live anywhere near the west metro area of the Twin Cities, especially Maple Grove or Plymouth areas, you definitely need to check out Maple grove‘s indoor play area called Maple maze! It is designed for children 12 and younger and there are two areas in the same room that are […]

Real Estate License Guide

How to get a Real Estate License Getting your real estate license is easy – you just need to complete these 5 steps. Complete a pre-license course (good news – it can be completed online in most states!) Pass the state real estate exam (it’s not too bad with a bit of test prep) Find a real estate company […]

What a Year! 2021 Real Estate Recap and 2022 Projections

This year has been one for the history books! The housing market has seen big changes over the past 12 months, and we have been very fortunate at Kerby and Cristina helping over 775 clients achieve their real estate goals of buying, selling or both! Over the course of 2021, we’ve successfully launched new programs […]

Holiday Lightshows Around The Twin Cities To Get Into The Holiday Spirit!

The time of year has come to enjoy the spectacular holiday light shows in and around the city of Minneapolis. Shows this year offer a variety of ways to be entertained with options to drive-through, walk-through or even enjoy these shows virtually to help you and your family stay safe this holiday season. With these incredible […]

What’s the Difference Between an Appraisal and a Home Inspection?

If you’re planning to buy a home, an appraisal is an important step in the process. It’s a professional evaluation of the market value of the home you’d like to buy. In most cases, an appraisal is ordered by the lender to confirm or verify the value of the home prior to lending a buyer money for the purchase. […]

Why Not to Wait Until Spring to Make a Move

The housing market recovery coming into the new year has been nothing short of remarkable. Many experts agree the turnaround from the nation’s economic pause is playing out extremely well for real estate, and the current market conditions are truly making this winter an ideal time to make a move. Here’s a dive into some […]

Your House May Be High on the Buyer Wish List<br>This Holiday Season

Around this time each year, many homeowners decide to wait until after the holidays to sell their houses. Similarly, others who already have their homes on the market remove their listings until the spring. Let’s unpack the top reasons why selling your house now, or keeping it on the market this season, is the best […]

Rent vs. Buy: How to Decide What’s Best for You

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, median rent continues to rise. With today’s low mortgage rates, there’s great opportunity for current renters to make a move into homeownership that stretches each dollar a little bit further. While the best timeline to buy a home is different for everyone, the question remains: Should I continue renting or is it time for me […]