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

Do-It-Yourself Fire Pit Ideas

Do-It-Yourself Fire Pit Ideas There are few things better than summer nights in Minnesota. The only thing that DOES make those nights better is maybe the crackle of a fire pit as it roasts some marshmallows for S’mores, or grills some food over an open flame. However you decide to use your flames, a well … Continued

Upgrade Your Summer Patio With These Design Inspirations

Summer Patios In Minnesota Summer in Minnesota may be short, but it is sweet. Many Minnesota families look to leverage as much time outside during the summer as they can. By customizing a beautiful outdoor spaces, families can play, relax, and enjoy as much of the Minnesota summer as possible. From small front step patios … Continued