Preparing Your Home for Back to School

Is Your Home Ready to Help Your Child Learn? The passing of Labor Day and the end of the State Fair are real signs that it’s time to go back to school for Minnesota children and teens. When sending your children off to school, parents need to remember that learning doesn’t start and stop when … Continued

Brandl Anderson Blog Down Payment Assistance

First-Time Homebuyers: Do You Qualify for Down Payment Assistance? The Minnesota housing market is experiencing another sizzling summer. Like 2018, rapidly rising home prices and low mortgage interest rates are driving the market. As a result, homebuyers are finding themselves in bidding wars that achieve at least asking price, if not far above.     … Continued

How to Combat Home Buyer’s Remorse

When you’re doling out thousands on a major purchase, it can be easy to second-guess yourself and wonder if you made the right decision, especially when that purchase binds you to one home in one area for the foreseeable future. Unlike most purchases, which feature a ‘try before you buy’ option, a house is a … Continued

A Hot Market Remains this Summer!

It’s June, National Homeownership Month, and the welcome beginning of summer here in Minnesota. According to the Pioneer Press, last year saw record numbers across the market. The median home sales price rose 7.7 percent to $265k, a record high, and the cumulative days on the market declined to 48 days, a 12-year record low. … Continued

Always Be at Home with Affordable Video Security

Unfortunately, the holiday season presents an opportune time for package thieves. Playing spoiler to Santa, package theft is on the rise. According to a 2017 study by Shorr Packaging Corp., more than 30 percent of respondents stated they had personally experienced package theft. Tis the season for daily Amazon deliveries and frequent visits from FedEx. … Continued

Holiday Baking With Brandl Anderson Customers

With the holidays in full swing, families everywhere are gathering in the heart of the home to celebrate; the kitchen.   We asked Brandl Anderson customers to share with us their favorite holiday recipes. Pull out your aprons, rolls up your sleeves and enjoy these delicious sweet treats.   Betty Crocker’s Thumbprint Cookies   Ingredients … Continued

Brandl Anderson Takes Home the BATC Green Path Award

Last week, the Brandl Anderson team was honored to receive the Parade of Green Path Leadership Award.     Presented by the Builders Association of the Twin Cities, the Green Path Award recognizes building or remodeling organizations for their efforts in advancing of MN Green Path. Additionally, organizations that receive the Green Path Award are … Continued

Decorate Your Home For Fall

Fall Home Decorating Ideas It’s no secret that once September arrives in Minnesota that the weather starts cooling. While we may have some outlier years where the temps stay warmer than usual (check your forecast today, in fact!) it doesn’t change the fact that “Winter Is Coming.” But, not before fall has it’s say first! … Continued