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As recent temperatures have been in the 70s, it seems that summer is having one last burst.   With that in mind, we look at a unique property we manage in Eden Prairie that has grass roof – or green roof – sheds.   Now, there are some twists when it comes to maintaining a[…]

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  Even as an individual, you can make a difference in reducing the use of the earth’s natural resources.   According to the Sustainable Housing Foundation, sustainability is important because “our global future depends on it.” The Sustainable Housing Foundation also notes that three interconnected issues are the roots of the need for sustainable living:[…]

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It’s that time of the year when homeowner associations gather to provide an update on their communities and possibly vote on important issues. An annual meeting can go very smoothly with appropriate preparation.   Here are some tips on preparing for your association’s annual meeting.   Communicate early and often: Just as with any event,[…]

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The Minnesota chapter of Community Associations Institute (CAI-MN) presented David Stendal, founder of Omega Property Management, with its Lifetime Achievement Award. Stendal received the award at last night’s Vision Awards banquet at International Market Square.   Stendal founded Omega Property Management, one of the area’s oldest homeowner association management companies, in 1977. He was recognized[…]

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Whether you go north, south or simply stay in the Twin Cities, locations abound to take in the Minnesota fall colors.   Here are some of our favorites.   North Shore of Lake Superior: According to Explore Minnesota, mid-September to early October is the best time to catch the fall foliage here. Highway 61 from[…]

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minnesota state fair

The Great Minnesota Get-Together, a.k.a. the Minnesota State Fair, has been drawing crowds since 1859. Nearly two million people went last year, making the 2016 Minnesota State Fair the best-attended in history.   To keep people coming year after year, organizers regularly add new attractions. Here’s a look at what’s new at the Minnesota State[…]

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millennial home buying trends

As the nation’s largest living generation with a U.S. population size of 82 million, millennials are making an impact in many areas of society.   One sphere millennials are impacting is home buying. According to the National Association of REALTORS®, a consistent finding over the last four years is that buyers 36 years and younger[…]

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hiking trails in minnesota

With nearly 70 state parks, hiking trails in Minnesota are easy to find. As you are planning your excursions for the rest of the summer, take these hiking trails in Minnesota into consideration.   Eagle Mountain: While getting to the highest point in Minnesota naturally involves a steep incline, the seven-mile round-trip hike is worth[…]

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