The Mythical Divide

24, Mar Jill Murphy

How many times have you heard it? I live in St. Paul, shop in St Paul, my family is in St. Paul, always has been. Minneapolis? How gauche. I live in Minneapolis, the lakes, the trails, the restaurants, the nightlife, St. Paul???? SO far away, and so old. What IS it that is so daunting about crossing the mighty Mississippi? After all, we’re no longer traveling in covered wagons.

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Hagstrom Builder has been constructing homes for over 50 years, and in that time we’ve learned vast amounts of ways of improving the way we do business. We know just what questions to ask to get at the heart of what a customer is looking for in a project, even if they aren’t sure themselves. Here’s the five questions we always ask our clients:

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10 Questions to Ask a Builder

15, Jul Anders Hagstrom

Working with a builder for the first time can be an eye-opening experience. How can you determine if the builder does quality work? What are the most important things to pay attention to during the building process? These are new questions for someone looking to work with a builder for the first time, but don’t worry, we have the answers. Here are the ten most important questions to ask your builder:

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The single most valuable personal investment people make in a lifetime is their house. If you’re finally seizing the opportunity to build your dream home, you’ll want to get it right the first time. When choosing the best builder for your lifestyle vision, know that enjoying the process is just as important as being happy with the final product. You’ll likely be working with your builder between one to two years, so you’ll want to find one you can trust in a long-term partnership. Start by constructing a solid short list of candidates so you can choose the homebuilder that best matches your style, values and personality.

5 Signs to Look For:

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