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Coupon Conundrum, Cultural Acquaintance, Neighborhood Homes Update: Best of the Blogs

Here are this week’s posts from Woodbury Patch’s Local Voices.

Sunday

Arctic Fat Bike Fever

People are riding places bikes could not go before. (Margaret Wachholz)

Wedgewood Luxury Home Housing Market in Review and What to Expect in 2013

The 2012 average sales price in Wedgewood was slightly up 0.4% to $433,238 from year ending 2011. (John and Becky Durham)

Monday

Making Photoshoots Fun for Kids!

Dread taking your kids to have their photos taken? Here are a few tips on creating a more enjoyable experience for everyone. (Mandy Dwyer)

Improve Your Credit Score to Get Better Mortgage Rates

If your credit score is low, here are some basic ways to help improve it. (Myke LaVenture)

Marsh Creek Housing Market: 2012 Year in Review and What to Expect in 2013

The Marsh Creek housing market in particular showed promising gains in 2012. (John and Becky Durham)

Forty-three new listings hit the market in the last seven days however the buyer market responded with 25 sales. (Matthew Johnson)

Tuesday

Looking for your gifts and talents and sharing them is not as hard as you might think. (Penny Merritt)

5 Tips to Shine as a Professional

Globe University/Minnesota School of Business graduate starts home care business and becomes Globe University-Woodbury's new health care management program chair shares professional tips. (Brooke Tervola)

Secrets to Ordering Flowers from a Florist

How to get the very best when sending flowers to your special someone. (Michelle Scheuermann)

2012 Year in Review: Interlachen Woods Real Estate Market

Exciting news in for homeowners in the Interlachen Woods neighborhood of Woodbury! (John and Becky Durham)

Wednesday

A Case for Coupons: A Tale of JC Penney

A look at JC Penney's yearlong transformation: the good, the bad, and the ugly. (Lauren Grohovsky Tschida)

How to Paint Your Home’s Exterior Walls: Spring Market Ahead

Painting your walls before getting your home ready to list for sale. (Myke LaVenture)

Thursday

2012 Eagle Valley Single Family Home Statistics Show Market is Improving!

One of Woodbury’s most in-demand neighborhoods. (John and Becky Durham)

What’s in a Name?

Those were the names, my friend, we thought they'd never end. But they've been relegated to the dustbin of history. (Eric Berg)

Who is John Galt?

One of the most surprising books I have ever read was Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand. I inhaled the book and later learned that it is actually quite controversial. (Jasna Burza)

Friday

Breaking Down The Federal Reserve Statement: January 2013 Edition

The Federal Reserve’s Federal Open Market Committee voted to maintain the Federal Funds Rate within its current range of zero to 0.25 percent, and to continue its current stimulus program of purchasing $85 billion monthly in Treasury bonds and mortgage-backed securities. (Myke LaVenture)

Squire House Gardens Home Decor Sale This Weekend

Fresh from New York to Afton. (Deb Larson)

 

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