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21 Safety Tips for Your Home

Home Safety Checklist:  Here are a few things to consider to keep things safe in your home.

  1. Do you have emergency phone numbers by the phone?
  2. Are any electrical outlets exposed? 
  3. Do you know how to quickly turn off the electricity and gas in an emergency?
  4. Make sure that your fire alarms and carbon monoxide detectors are up to date, working properly and have new batteries.  A good time to remember to check on these is the first day of fall and the first day of spring.
  5. Is your fire extinguisher easily acc...
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 |  Real Estate News

Minneapolis-St. Paul Ranks #6 for Best Places to Live in US News & World Report

The 2019 Best Places to Live Ranking was just released by U.S. News & World Report, and we are excited to see that Minneapolis-St. Paul was ranked #6 (though we think the Twin Cities should be ranked #1, but we may be biased!). So, what makes the Minneapolis-St. Paul such an amazing place to live? Let’s look at some of the top reasons that residents love it here and newcomers are flocking to the area!

The U.S. News & World Re...

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2019 Hennepin County Master Gardener Learning Tour

If you are looking for something to do on Saturday, July 13th, come and check out the eleven gardens that will be featured on the 2019 Hennepin County Master Gardener Learning Tour. You can preview gardens of local Master Gardeners and a community garden. Each location will feature topics such as conifers, native plants, hydroponics, pollinators, water gardening and pruning. Food trucks will be featured at a few gardens, merchandise and books will be featured for sale as well. All proceeds for this annual fundraiser help support the University of Minnesota Extension Maste...

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 |  Local Fun

Best Places to Watch 4th of July Fireworks in Minneapolis – 2019

If you want to watch the fireworks but aren’t sure where to go or don’t know if any displays are planned near you, don’t worry! We’ve put together a list of the best places to watch the 4th of July fireworks in Minneapolis. 

Downtown Minneapolis

The annual Red, White, and Boom fireworks display is the largest attraction in the area, and before the sky lights up, there’s going to be plenty of activities happenin...

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 |  Local Fun

Upcoming Activities and Events in Uptown, MN

Uptown Minneapolis is a vibrant, lively district that is famous for its art and music scene, independent, eclectic retailers, and a multitude of hip restaurants, bars, and breweries. Best of all, Uptown borders Lake Calhoun and Lake Harriet, so there’s plenty of outdoor activities to enjoy, too.

In a district known for always having something going on, there’s also annual events, festivals, fairs, and shows happening that we want to make sure you don’t miss! I...

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How to Pack Like a Pro

Are you planning to move this year? Here is a helpful guide to keep you organized! Contact Stutsman Realty for more information and guidance on achieving your real estate goals this year!

Plan ahead.
Develop a master to-do list so you won’t forget something critical heading into moving day. This will also help you create an estimate of moving time and costs.

Discard items you no longer want or need.
Ask yourself how frequently you use an item and how you’d feel if you no longer had it. Sort unwanted items int...

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 |  Home Maintenance, Home Organization, Interior Design, Real Estate News, Selling a Home

Home Organization Tips for the New Year

Happy New Year!

Now that 2019 is here and the busyness of the holidays is over, many people are setting New Year’s resolutions — whether personal, professional, or real estate-related. It is the perfect time to set goals and welcome the new year with a fresh start. And what better way to start the new year fresh than by cleaning and organizing your home?

10 Ways to Get Rid of Last Year’s Clutter

“Out with the old, in with the new” as the saying goes. To help you start fresh w...

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