55 Plus Living, is that for you?

55 Plus

55 Plus Living “Retirement Homes” 55 plus, seniors only, or 55 and older communities can mean spending your retirement years living with people your own age. Making new friends, being active, new hobbies and exploring life to its fullest. The social life you had in college but without the studying. Sounds Read More

Water infiltration, basement walls cracking?

Water intrusion

Water Infiltration, will a yard drain solve all my problems, or just trade problems? My friend, Joe Lundequam a home inspector based in Stillwater, MN addresses water infiltration and cracking walls often. As a home inspector he sees a lot of basements with varying degrees of moisture intrusion. There a Read More

Creek Realty is a Boutique Realty

  A Boutique Realty? When I say Creek Realty is a Boutique Realty specializing in catering to our clients above all else, you probably want to know exactly what that means. I’m happy to tell you.  As you’ve probably noticed, there’s a big difference between shopping in a large, depersonalized store Read More

Creek Realty is a Boutique Agency!

Creek Realty I've got the keys to your new home

Creek Realty is a Boutique agency that specializes in catering to its clients. When I say Creek Realty is a boutique agency that specializes in catering to its clients, you probably want to know exactly what I mean. I’m happy to tell you. Creek Realty A Boutique versus the Big Names: As you’ve Read More

Applying for a Mortgage

Little Things Count

Applying for a mortgage Mortgage preapproval versus prequalified I prefer the term preapproved. Preapproved means the loan officer has verified your: income, assets and credit.   You have been approved with a “DU” Direct Underwriting eligible status from Fannie Mae.  A prequalification is nothing more than a phone conversation involving no credit or other verifications.  Read More

Little things count when selling a home

Little Things Count

Little things count when you list your home for sale! The question most often heard when preparing a home for sale is, “How can I make my home sell fast?” The common answer is to price competitively for your market. Simply said price an important point, although it is not a complete answer consider these Little Things Count: Is the Read More

Winning the ISIS War!

War against ISIS and the Taliban

Winning  ISIS war ? Use Seabees! Winning ISIS War – With any war including the war against ISIS and the Taliban there is killing, destruction and major costs, both physically and mentally that is to be expected,  The winner is the one, that killed and destroyed the most, correct? At issue with killing a terrorist is the terrorist Read More

BUYING AN HISTORIC HOME

Victorian home

Written by Blanche Evans on Thursday, 09 July 2015 11:55 am You’ve fallen in love with an old Victorian house and want to bring her back to her glory days. With dreams of starting the next row of “painted ladies,” you close the deal. You may already have some ideas Read More

Brain Shrinkage? News from my favorite chiropractor counters aging and brain shrinkage.

brain shrinkage aging

New post Brain Shrinkage on Dr Bill Schumacher’s Blog   Healthy Diet May Reduce Brain Shrinkage by Bill Schumacher Brain Shrinkage and Mediterranean diet, I ran across this article about this subject Brain Shrinkage. Enjoy! LiveScience by Agata Blaszczak-Boxe, Contributing Writer | October 21, 2015 05:51pm ET People who eat a diet rich in Read More

3 Tips to reduce seller stress

Reduce Seller Stress list with Creek Realty

Seller Stress: Ease the Stress of Selling Your Home with These Three Easy Tips November 16, 2016 by Duane Schroeder Seller stress! With all the excitement that comes with selling a home, it can also be a time of considerable stress. Whether you’re getting prepared to put your home on the market Read More