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August
1

Moving to Sioux Falls is a decision you won't regret! Learn all the reasons why.

Sioux Falls, SD, is a growing area that has attracted around 20,000 new residents in the past several years. The city and its surrounding area have many positives that are attracting newcomers and making current residents happy that they call the area home.

Our real estate agents share some of the best reasons to move to Sioux Falls:

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July
11

If you want a healthy, eco-friendly lawn, then make sure you follow these tips.

Even homeowners committed to an organic lifestyle may balk at the challenges of creating an organic lawn. The good news for you, now settling in the house you chose from Sioux Falls homes for sale, is that going organic with your lawn has become more doable in recent years. Knowledge of organic practices is spreading, and you can now find organic or native grasses that will prosper without synthetic chemicals.

Our real estate agents have some advice for those homeowners aiming for a nice-looking lawn but doing it without earth-damaging chemicals. Here are some tips for breaking your lawn's addiction to synthetic herbicides, pesticides, and fertilizers.

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June
27

Sioux Falls has a rich history that you can experience any day of the week. Here are the locations you should visit.

Sioux Falls is a fascinating city: arts and cultural attractions, activities for the family, and of course, the famous falls. You may have been busy settling in the house you chose from among Sioux Falls homes for sale, but now that it's summer and you've got some time, you likely want to do some exploring.

Our real estate agents have lots of recommendations about what to see and do, but among the most interesting and photo-worthy are those that recall the history of the city.

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June
13

There's so much to learn as a first-time buyer. Here's how you can avoid the most common mistakes.

Buying a home for the first time can be exciting but also somewhat daunting. It's a multistep process, and it's easy to make some costly mistakes along the way.

Our real estate agents have the experience to guide you through the process and help you avoid these common mistakes - as well as any others — that first-time homebuyers often make:

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May
23

If you're looking for a special night out, make sure you pick on of these stellar Sioux Falls restaurants.

Sioux Falls is ideal for anyone who loves Midwest living but still enjoys the finer things in life. Enjoy a glass of wine with dinner or simply go out with friends to celebrate a milestone. Our real estate agents know what it's like to enjoy a night away from the stress you face during the week. The following wine bars and restaurants can provide you with just the type of atmosphere you are looking for.

  • R Wine Bar & Kitchen – Located in downtown Sioux Falls, R Wine Bar & Kitchen offers both flavorful wine and delicious food. Whether you want a full meal or to sample the latest wine offerings, this is the place to be.

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May
9

If you're getting ready to sell your home, you'll need to take some steps to sell for the best price. Here's what you can do.

Are you ready to sell your home? If so, your goal is to sell it quickly at the highest possible price. In order to accomplish this, you'll need to take some specific steps as you get it ready to put it on the market.

Our real estate agents suggest the following ways to get your home ready to sell:

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April
25

Looking for a little artistic inspiration? Here are the Sioux Falls spots you don't want to pass up.

Whether you're an artist or are someone who simply loves supporting the arts, you'll find plenty of places to visit in Sioux Falls to help foster your interest and passion. Various venues let you meet artists and talk about their creative process, attend a musical performance, buy some creative items such as handmade jewelry, and more.

Our real estate agents know the community well and suggest the following destinations to help you get inspired by Sioux Falls local arts:

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April
11

Gardening season is upon us, and we have the best tips for making a beautiful garden this spring.

As spring has officially arrived and temperatures are starting to warm up, it's time to start preparing your Sioux Falls garden. By taking care of these tasks now, you'll be setting your garden up for success and spreading the work out so it's more manageable.

Our real estate agents suggest these pointers to start your gardening prep now:

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March
28

Don't let your greatest asset sink in value. Here's how you can ensure your home investment is worth it.

Whether you're planning on staying in your home for a while or are ready to sell, projects that increase their value can pay off in several different ways. They can add to your enjoyment of it now and help you sell your home more quickly — and for a higher price — in the future.

Our real estate agents share the following ways to boost your home's value:

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March
16

If you want a crispy, tasty breakfast for Waffle Day, be sure to stop by these Sioux Falls diners and restaurants.

Waffles are worthy of their own celebratory day, which is observed on March 25. It's easy to see why they're so popular since they're crispy on the outside and soft on the inside, with square pockets that are perfect for holding butter, powdered sugar, syrup, or other tasty toppings. Sioux Falls restaurants offer different takes on the waffle and different toppings, so you're sure to find a favorite.

Our real estate agents recommend visiting these Sioux Falls staples for International Waffle Day:

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February
28

Mexican cuisine always seems to hit the spot. Here's where you can find great Mexican food in Sioux Falls.

National Tortilla Chip Day was on Feb. 24, but there's always time to celebrate! If you're in the mood for Mexican cuisine in Sioux Falls, you'll have your choice of some excellent restaurants where you can order your favorites and perhaps try a new dish.

Our real estate agents enjoy dining at the following Sioux Falls Mexican restaurants and suggest giving them a try:

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February
14

Before you invest in new flooring, make sure you know what will go best in your home. Here's how you can figure that out.

Few home improvements can have as big an impact as you'll get from new flooring. Whether you're having the flooring in one room or your entire house redone, the project can transform the space, making it look fresher and tied together.

If you're looking at new flooring, our real estate agents share what you need to know:

Types of flooring

To decide what type of flooring you'd like, consider its appearance, durability, and cost. The following are some of the most popular types of flooring:

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January
18

Looking for new and healthy cuisine options? Check out these vegan dishes around Sioux Falls for Veganuary.

Veganuary Month (also known as January) is a month-long celebration that was created to encourage non-vegans to try the lifestyle. Vegans don't eat any animal products, including meat, dairy, or eggs, and also refrain from buying leather goods, honey, and other animal products.

Sioux Falls has several restaurants where you can try delicious vegan dishes, whether you've been a vegan for years or are simply curious to try this type of cuisine. Our real estate agents suggest stopping by the following Sioux Falls restaurants to try vegan dishes:

  • Sanaa's Gourmet Mediterranean - 401 E. 8th St. #100, Sioux Falls, SD 57103
    Eating a healthy vegan menu is easy at Sanaa's Gourmet Mediterranean, located in the East Market Arts Hub. Dishes are healthy, affordable, and made from scratch with only freshly ground spices and organic, untreated flour. The menu is marked to designate vegan options, and you'll find plenty to choose from. Try a fatayer, which is a Mediterranean calzone that's made from pita bread dough, filled with stuffings, brushed with olive oil, and baked in the restaurant's stone oven. Several types are available with a vegan option, including one that comes stuffed with fresh spinach, walnuts, onion, and olive oil. All soups and salads are also vegan.

  • Daily Clean Food & Drink - 6215 Western Ave., Sioux Falls, SD 57108
    At Daily Clean Food & Drink, food and drinks are prepared fresh, using local, organic ingredients whenever possible. You'll find options to suit just about every lifestyle, including vegan, gluten-free, keto, dairy-free, and low-calorie. Pizzas are on the menu for breakfast (with traditional early-morning ingredients) as well as later in the day, with options to substitute vegan sausage and cheese for the traditional versions. Bowls are also popular menu items, with your choice of style, base, protein, sauce, and cheese.

  • Lam's Vietnamese Restaurant - 1600 E. Rice St., Sioux Falls, SD 57103
    Vegan options have their own large section of the menu at Lam's Vietnamese Restaurant, which serves authentic traditional Vietnamese food. A plant-based vegan protein combo platter is popular and features tofu filet and skin as well as vegetables and rice. Vegan noodle soup is also on the menu in a spicy and regular version made with a fruit and vegetable-based broth and topped with fried tofu, mock meat, and florets served with bean sprouts.

  • Lalibela Restaurant - 200 S. Kiwanis Ave., Sioux Falls, SD 57104
    Lalibela Restaurant
    is named after a historic town that's one of the holiest cities in Ethiopia. The restaurant's cuisine takes some of its flavors from tasty Ethiopian spices, including berbere, a powder form of red peppers, onions, garlic, and other spices. This, as well as other Ethiopian spices, are integral to the country's cuisine and help bring out the flavors of the food. If you're looking for vegan options, check the menu for veggie dishes, all of which are vegan. This includes the Veggie Sambusa, which are pastry shells filled with whole lentils, onion, and jalapeno peppers.

  • Shahi Indian Grill, 527 S. Shirley Ave., Sioux Falls, SD 57106
    Ingredients at Shahi Indian Grill are fresh, healthy, and real, and you can taste this in their dishes. The restaurant uses farm-fresh halal chicken as well as fresh vegetables, fish, and other ingredients that are delivered daily. For vegan options, try the Alu Baingan, which is eggplant and tomato cooked with onions, garlic, ginger, tomatoes, and Indian spices.

Contact us if you'd like to look at Sioux Falls homes for sale. As South Dakota's most experienced real estate company, we have unmatched insight into local markets and would love to help you find the home of your dreams.

January
3

A new color may be just what you need to transform your home in 2022. Here are the colors of the year to look out for.

Color plays a vital role in decorating since it can transform a space. Some create a calming, comforting atmosphere, while others help a space seem more lively. Color can also be used to tie spaces or elements together. Every year, Colors of the Year are announced by paint companies and color experts, and you can expect to see them used in the latest home decor trends. They're a great way to freshen up your home decor, and the companies who name the colors provide suggestions on ways to best utilize them in your home.

The following are some of the Colors of the Year for 2022 that our real estate agents expect to see utilized in home decor:

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December
20

Cold weather is no match for a toasty plate of classic American cuisine. Here are the Sioux Falls locales that will keep you warm all winter long.

Looking for some delicious American-style food to help you stay cozy this winter in Sioux Falls? The area has plenty of great restaurants to visit and dishes to choose from, with each putting their own unique spin on American favorites.
  
Our real estate agents suggest paying a visit to the following eateries:

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December
6

The fireplace and mantel can be tricky to decorate just right during the holidays. Here's how you can pull it off.

When you think of your mantle during winter, stockings and other holiday decor probably comes to mind. If you have a holiday nutcracker collection you're waiting to unbox, consider putting them on a table or counter instead and taking your mantle in a different direction. Decorating this area for winter rather than a specific holiday can give it a stylish, fresh look that you won't have to change when the holidays are over.
  
Our real estate agents pass along the following best mantle decorating tips for winter:

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November
15

Chilly weather getting the best of you? Warm up with these Sioux Falls soup dishes.

There's nothing quite like a bowl of hot soup when you're faced with cold temperatures. It feels as though it warms you from the inside out as you're also enjoying a delicious dish. Whether you like it mild or spicy, soup comes in so many varieties that you're sure to find some you love.

Our real estate agents suggest warming up with a bowl of steamy soup at one of the following Sioux Falls restaurants:

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November
2

Don't put off all your home improvement projects until the holidays are in full swing. Here are projects you should complete now.

November is here, and that means the holidays are just around the corner. If you're settling into the home you chose from Sioux Falls homes for sale, you're probably prepping to show friends and family you're new home. Spending time with loved ones over home-cooked meals is certainly rewarding, but it also means you may not have the same free time you had earlier in the year. Before inviting guests over this holiday season, our real estate agents recommend you finish these projects.

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October
4

Living room layout and design can be difficult to nail. Here are some design elements you should avoid.

Whether you're designing a living room in your new home or are replacing and rearranging items in your existing living room, it's easy to make some common mistakes that negatively affect its appearance and function. Real estate agents and designers tend to see the same problems with living rooms in home after home, but once you realize what these issues are, it's easy to avoid them. Our real estate agents point out the following mistakes to avoid when you're rearranging or redesigning your living room:

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September
27

Feeling something a little more soothing than coffee? Here's where you can find the best tea in Sioux Falls.

From a refreshing glass of iced tea to a soothing cup of hot tea, Sioux Falls has just what you're looking for. Our local cafes have appealing atmospheres that are great for meeting friends or for settling down to work or study as you enjoy your tea.
  
Our real estate agents enjoy the following places to sip the perfect cup of tea in Sioux Falls and suggest giving them a try:

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September
16

With a little effort now, you can save yourself major headaches once winter rolls around. Here are the home improvement projects you should tackle.

Now that we're closing out summer and fall is approaching fast, it's not too early to wrap up home improvement projects and start preparing our homes for the cold weather that lies ahead. Our real estate agents often recommend checking this work off your list in September and early October because temperatures are still warm. If you're a first-time homeowner, remembering to take care of everything can be a challenge, which is why we put together this list of projects you should try to tackle soon!

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August
2

Hummingbirds are a joy in any garden, but they're also elusive. Here's how you can attract and help them.

Many gardeners love to attract hummingbirds to their gardens, and it's easy to see why. These tiny, colorful creatures are fun to watch as they rapidly flap their wings and dart around before taking a drink of nectar from a flower. They can also hover, which gives you the chance to hear the distinct sound of their wings as you get a good look at these amazing birds.

If you'd like to see hummingbirds in your garden, design it to attract them to your yard while meeting their needs. Our real estate agents share the following tips to help make your garden hummingbird-friendly:

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July
19

Looking for fun things to keep you busy this summer? These Sioux Falls activities have you covered.

Summer is a time filled with warm weather and long stretches of daylight that make it the perfect time to go out and have fun in Sioux Falls. The area has plenty of fun indoor and outdoor activities that will keep you and your family or friends having fun for hours.
  
Our real estate agents suggest having some summer fun at the following Sioux Falls venues:

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July
5

Window sills are the perfect spot to express your personal style and extend your home decor. Here are some decorating tips to get you going.

Window sills are usually thought of as wasted space and ignored when it comes to freshening up your home. But with a little time, effort, and creativity, you can transform them into useful areas that add beauty to any room in your home. Our real estate agents suggest the following ways to make the most of your window sills:

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June
21

The weather's great to sit outside and savor a tasty meal. Here are some Sioux Falls restaurants to visit.

One of the summer's pleasures is dining outside at a local restaurant, taking in the sights and sounds. Relax and people-watch as you enjoy a beverage or meal, or choose a Sioux Falls restaurant with amazing water views and take in our area's natural beauty.

Our real estate agents suggest taking a break and enjoying outdoor dining at the following Sioux Falls restaurants:

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June
7

You don't have to go full minimalist to bring minimalism into your home. Here are some tips that can make your home more organized.

Minimalist home decor, which is very popular at the moment, is all about simplicity and restraint. You might think that this translates into a boring home, but minimalism is anything but. It's bold yet soothing, and its well-chosen elements make a large impact. Our real estate agents suggest the following tips for creating a minimalist home design:

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May
17

Since it's Photo Month, why not venture out to these beautiful Sioux Falls spots for a stunning photo.

May is Photo Month, so why not snap a photo of some of the many amazing Sioux Falls locations? From the wild natural beauty of Falls Park's waterfalls to the vibrant landscaping and lanterns at The Japanese Gardens and Terrace Park, you'll find plenty of spots that showcase the beauty of Sioux Falls.

Our real estate agents suggest taking photos at these scenic Sioux Falls locations:

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May
3

Whether you're selling or just want to impress guests, here are outdoor projects to accomplish this spring.

Springtime is the right time to upgrade the exterior of your home, so it looks as good as Sioux Falls homes for sale. And now, whether you just want to dress things up or you're aiming to boost your curb appeal as you get ready to list your home for sale, you'll find the exterior projects listed below will do the trick without breaking the bank.

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April
19

Make the most of your landscaping by visiting these great Sioux Falls garden centers.

How green is your thumb? Now that you're settling into one of the special Sioux Falls homes for sale, you're probably thinking about spring planting and how to make your home stand out. 

There are so many ways you can make your property a show stopper. Local garden centers abound with a wide range of trees, shrubs, perennials, and annuals. The challenge is narrowing your focus and deciding which way to go.

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April
5

Check these spring cleaning projects off your list for some major improvements.

Have cleaning projects been stacking up on your to-do list? Whether you've just bought a new home, are selling your current home, or simply want to bring out the best in your property, spring is the perfect time to invest some elbow grease into cleaning projects around the house. With the right tips, tricks, and cleaning ideas, you can have your home looking better than ever in record time. Our real estate agents have the details on 6 cleaning projects that you can tackle to celebrate the start of spring.

  • Refresh Your Most Frequently Used Appliances
    Take some time this spring to refresh your dishwasher, oven, and washing machine. Clear out any stuck-on food inside of your dishwasher, then run a cycle with a cleaning solution. Run your oven on the cleaning setting, then clear out any remaining debris built up since your last cleaning. For the washing machine, you can use distilled white vinegar to clean and disinfect, or pick up a cleaning solution from your favorite grocery store.

  • Bring Out the Best in Your Patio Furniture
    Keeping your outdoor areas looking great is key to standing out from other Sioux Falls homes for sale, and clean, sparkling patio furniture can add to the look of any home. Start by scrubbing your outdoor furniture with a mixture of warm water and dish soap. Once you've given each piece of furniture a good scrub, spray it down with a hose and start enjoying patio furniture that looks like new.

  • Clean Your Windows Both Inside and Outside
    While it's easy to keep up with cleaning the indoor side of your windows during the winter, the outdoor side may need a good cleaning after the cold weather months. You can use the same solutions on the outdoor side as you would indoors, so the key is simply picking a nice spring day to tackle the outdoor side of those windows.

  • Organize Closets and Clear Clutter
    Has clutter been building up in your closets during the winter? Spring presents a great opportunity to clear clutter, organize your closets, and lighten your load. You can pick up closet organizers at your favorite home goods store, or install some shelving to make more efficient use of space. While you're organizing, take the opportunity to get rid of unneeded clutter by donating or selling.

  • Get Your Yard Ready for Spring
    Curb appeal is a must when selling your home, and it will help you enjoy your outdoor spaces more even if you're not putting your home on the market. The start of spring is a good time to prune many types of plants, pull weeds from your garden, and plant some fresh flowers for the new season. If your driveway or patio have seen better days, renting a power washer for the day can get them looking like new.

  • Show Some Love to Your Wood Floors
    Cleaning wood floors is crucial to helping them look their best, but it's easy to cause damage if you don't use the right cleaning products. The good news is that there are plenty of cleaning solutions designed to clean wood floors without causing damage. Learn what type of wood your floor is made of, pick up the right cleaning solution for your floor, and invest some elbow grease to get those floors shining.

Still searching for a home that you'll love to call your own? Our team is here to help. Contact us to buy and sell homes throughout the Sioux Falls, SD area.

March
15

Want to treat yourself next morning? You're in luck with these excellent breakfast spots in Sioux Falls.

Before you start exploring Sioux Falls homes for sale, take a couple of hours to explore one of the city's top breakfast spots. Sioux Falls is home to numerous restaurants with a variety of delectable dishes. Here are some of the top spots sure to get your day off to a tasty start. 

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March
1

Want to better utilize your attic space? Here are some things to know before you start.

Can you ever really have enough storage space in your home? In many homes, the attic is a rarely visited space with limited utility, but turning your attic into a useful storage space is easier than you might think. Most attics will need some work to become ideal storage, and with spring around the corner now is the perfect time to get started. Our real estate agents are here to provide some inspiration, with home improvement tips to help you optimize your attic for storage.

  1. Check Your Attic Ventilation
    Proper ventilation is crucial for safe storage of your items because it helps prevent too much heat and humidity from building up in your attic. Even if you haven't used it for storage in the past, your attic is likely already equipped with vents to help keep air circulating. Make sure that those vents are in good working order before you start storing items. If you need extra ventilation, an attic fan with an automatic shutoff sensor can be a big help.
  2. Make Sure Your Attic Is Properly Insulated
    While ventilation helps somewhat with temperature, your attic will need also to be properly insulated if you plan on storing any temperature-sensitive items. Your attic likely already has insulation between the floor joists, but may require insulation in the ceiling area as well. An insulated attic is more likely to have moisture buildup, which is another good reason to make sure your attic is properly ventilated.
  3. Check for Roof Leaks and Fix Any Issues
    Roof leaks are bad news in any attic, and that's doubly true when you're planning to use your attic for storage. Before you get serious about storing items, check for signs of leaks. The most common signs include discoloration of the ceiling beneath the attic, rot around vents or other openings, and water damage around the chimney. If you find signs of leaks, call your favorite contractor to investigate and address any issues.
  4. Add Flooring for Safety and Storage
    Most attics don't have flooring installed, which means the insulation and ceiling joists will be exposed. Naturally, you'll want a safe, sturdy floor if you're using your attic for storage. Since ceiling joists aren't always rated for weight-bearing, you may need to have them reinforced before flooring is installed. It's best to call the pros for this step to make sure new flooring is safe.
  5. Install Fold-Down Stairs or a Permanent Staircase
    If your attic is only accessible through a hatch in the ceiling, you'll want to provide easier access before you start storing items. A fold-down staircase is a great choice if you want to save space while still providing easy access, and a permanent staircase makes it even easier to move items into your attic if you have the space to spare.
  6. Clear Out Clutter While Deciding What to Store
    Clearing out clutter is one of our first pieces of advice when a seller is prepping their home to compete with other Sioux Falls homes for sale, and it's also a great idea when planning to use your attic for storage. Since you'll be moving items around anyway, this is the perfect time to lighten your load. You can donate, sell, or get rid of items you don't need, then start storing everything you plan to keep in your newly optimized attic.

Searching for a home with plenty of storage space in the attic and beyond? Our team is here to help. Contact us to buy and sell homes throughout the Sioux Falls, SD area.

February
15

Sioux Falls produces some great handcrafted wines. Celebrate Drink Wine Day and visit one of these local wineries.

February 18th marks National Drink Wine Day — wine aficionados everywhere will take a few moments to enjoy their favorite wine and remember the benefits associated with drinking wine. Our real estate agents know that there are some fantastic wines in and around Sioux Falls. Check out some of the top spots to shop for a wine worthy of your attention on National Drink Wine Day.

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February
1

Don't be intimidated by baking. With these tips, you'll be making great homemade bread in no time.

Our real estate agents have been trying out some new hobbies since the pandemic forced us to spend more time at home. We've tried yoga. We've taken up watercolors.

We've also learned a thing or two about baking, and we're excited to impart our hard-earned knowledge. Be sure to keep these tips and tricks in mind for all your home bread making adventures!

Start Simple
There are dozens of different kinds of bread you could make at home. But start out by making something simple and forgiving, like focaccia. It has just four ingredients: flour, water, salt, and yeast.

Use Good Flour
Different types of flour have varying protein content and gluten properties, but don't worry about that for now. Once you've gained a little experience, feel free to start experimenting. But as a beginner, just buy a few high-quality bags that say "bread flour" on the label. 

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January
18

Sioux Falls has done an excellent job of preserving its history. We have all the details for when you explore the historic districts of Sioux Falls.

Sioux Falls has long been a center of trade, industry, culture, and government for the entire state of South Dakota. The city has grown much in its more than 150 years of existence, and Sioux Falls has done an excellent job of preserving its history. There are four distinct historic districts in Sioux Falls, each showcasing a different part of the city's development. Our real estate agents have all the details on what to expect when you explore the historic districts of Sioux Falls.

  • Cathedral Historic District
    The Cathedral Historic District was one of the first places settled in Sioux Falls, with major growth during the population boom of the 1870s. It was among the first permanent residential areas in the city, so it's also the location of some of the city's most historic homes. This is an ideal district for seeing how architecture in the area has evolved over the last 150 years and to find inspiration while you shop for Sioux Falls homes for sale. It was one of the trendiest parts of the city in the early days, which means that some truly spectacular homes were built in this district.

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January
4

Winter to-do List

Winter is here, and it's time to check your DIY list twice. While winter feels like the perfect time to curl up on the sofa with a thrilling novel or heartwarming movie, there are a few things you need to do to prepare your home for the extreme temperatures.

Not only will these tasks keep your property protected from the chilly winter weather, but they'll help your home look its best with the other Sioux Falls homes for sale. Even if you don't plan to put your home on the market, you'll know that you've kept up with your home maintenance, just in case. Here is your ultimate winter to-do list.

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December
21

Move to Sioux Falls

Is Sioux Falls a city for the millennium? Since 2020, the population has grown more than 22 percent. What is it about our corner of South Dakota that entices new residents from all around the country? Our real estate agents share seven compelling reasons why you should be checking out Sioux Falls homes for sale in 2021.

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December
7

Holiday Home Decorating

The holidays are here, and getting creative with decorations is one way to let off some steam as 2020 ends. Whether you prefer a classic or modern look, there are tons of ways to show your holiday cheer. When our real estate agents show Sioux Falls homes for sale during this special time of year, homebuyers can't get enough of eye-catching decorations. These tips for taking your holiday home decorating up a notch will help you create an inviting ambiance everyone will enjoy throughout the season.

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November
16

Coffee Shops Sioux Falls

Whether you're on the go exploring local neighborhoods or you're planning an early-morning get-together with a friend, it's always a great idea to know where you can get your next caffeine fix. 

National Espresso Day is coming up on November 23rd, so now is a great time to try a few of the area's best coffee shops. Lucky for you, our real estate agents have already visited almost all of the local coffee hot spots. Here's a round-up of their favorites. 

  1. Josiah's Coffee: 104 West 12th St., Sioux Falls, SD 57104
    Located on the historic Eastbank in downtown Sioux Falls, Josiah's Coffee offers a full espresso and coffee menu and an excellent selection of baked goods. You'll want to make sure you save room for their "locally famous" cheesecakes or other scratch-baked treats. Best of all, you can bring your furry friend! 
  1. Coffea Roasterie: 2318 South Louise Ave., Sioux Falls, SD 57106
    Next time you're out and about looking at Sioux Falls homes for sale, stop by and visit one of Coffea Roasterie's four area locations. Whether you're on the east side or west side of the city or you're downtown, there's one not far from you. They have a full menu of espresso drinks, coffee, lattes, cider, hot chocolate, and various teas. Make sure you save room for a biscotti, cinnamon roll, muffin, or a slice of French almond cake -- you won't regret it! 
  1. Lava's Coffee & Cafe: 305 West Willow St., Harrisburg, SD 57032
    A "small-town coffee shop" with plenty of warm and delicious treats, Lava's Coffee & Cafe is one of our favorite places to stop when we're in the Harrisburg area. Not only do they make a great cup of espresso, but we also love their smoothies, cheesecakes, and cake pops! After you're fully caffeinated, we recommend taking a drive around so you can get a look at some of the great nearby Harrisburg homes for sale
  1. Laura's Lattes: 1006 West 5th St., Canton, SD 57103
    Want your espresso with an extra side of good feelings? Laura's Lattes will give you just what you're looking for. This unique coffee shop is owned by Laura Lee Lems, who has Down's Syndrome. She and her family, staff, and management team work hard to create a welcoming environment you'll want to visit again and again. If you're in the area checking out Canton homes for sale, stop by and grab an espresso drink, a tasty breakfast sandwich, and something sweet from the bakery! 
  1. The Source: 421 North Phillips Ave., Suite 101, Sioux Falls, SD 57104
    Located in downtown Sioux Falls, The Source is a small-batch coffee roaster that also serves fine wine and craft beer made by artisan brewers. If you need some calm in your life, you'll love the atmosphere here. You also can't beat the flavor profile you'll get with their fresh-roasted espresso or coffee drinks. 

If the great coffee shops aren't enough to convince you that Sioux Falls is the right place for you, the beautiful homes and a variety of dining and entertainment options will seal the deal. Our real estate agents are here to help you explore the area's best neighborhoods and find your dream home! Contact us today to get started! 

November
2

DIY Tools to Have on Hand

If you're preparing your home to list with other Sioux Falls homes for sale, completing a few repairs and DIY projects can increase your home's appeal. Don't feel as if you need to invest a small fortune in tools; instead, focus on adding versatile pieces to your collection that you can use for various home improvement plans. Here are some tools homeowners should have on hand for all their DIY projects. 

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October
19

Yard Ready for Winter

Even though fall is in full swing, winter weather is right around the corner. Our REALTORS® know that fall is the ideal time to prepare your yard and landscaping for winter's harsh temperatures. Prepare your yard for winter with this convenient guide. 

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October
5

Cookies in Sioux Falls

Does anybody really need an excuse to eat an extra cookie? Probably not. But just in case you're looking for one, we thought we'd let you know that National Cookie Month is celebrated every October. Our REALTORS® are pretty excited about it. 

We know what you're thinking. "Where has this holiday been all my life?" In any event, we're glad it's here, and we're looking forward to spoiling our appetite at some of these amazing bakeries in Sioux Falls, SD:

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September
21

Working with a REALTOR

If you're buying or selling a home, you may be tempted to try completing the process on your own rather than working with a REALTOR®. This, however, can make every detail of your purchase or sale much more stressful than it has to be and open you up to costly mistakes.
  
Our REALTORS® point out the following 5 ways working with a REALTOR® benefits you, whether you're looking for Sioux Falls homes for sale or would like to sell a home in the area:

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August
17

Spare Bedroom Uses

If you have a bedroom that sits vacant most of the time, you've got a canvas full of potential. Stop wasting that spare room, using it for storage, or filling it with junk. There are so many creative ways to design it and give it novel practicality. Our real estate agents recommend the following ways to jazz up that extra space and transform into a pleasant spot for your favorite activities.

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August
3

Geocaching in Sioux Falls

Psst…do you want to go on a treasure hunt? Although South Dakota is far from the seven seas, Sioux Falls has a goldmine of hidden treasures scattered throughout the city. Saturday, August 15th, is International Geocaching Day and our real estate agents want to help you find the coolest, quirkiest, and cleverest geocaches hidden around Sioux Falls.

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July
6

Rapid City Hiking Trails

Rapid City homes for sale are situated in the midst of a hiker's paradise. Easy access to the Black Hills National Forest means plenty of opportunities to explore and be immersed in nature.

Not far from Rapid City, you'll find clear skies, fresh air, and some excellent hiking trails. Some are very new, while others have been used for decades. There are local trails to suit any skill level. All of them are just waiting for you to explore this summer!

Our REALTORS® have been known to hit the trail around these locations:

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June
15

Transplant During the Summer

If your plant has outgrown its current growing spot or if the growing site doesn't provide proper conditions for the plant, transplanting is one option gardeners of all skill levels may consider. Transplanting is the process of moving a plant from one location to another, and depending on the plant, the process can be relatively easy. One obstacle though is the summer heat! 

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June
1

Deep Cleaning Checklist

The best time to clean your new home is before you bring the first box through the door. Even the cleanest Sioux Falls homes for sale can benefit from a deep cleaning before move-in day is over. The following checklist will help you get your new home spic and span.

  1. Get Your Supplies Together
    It's a good idea to pack your mops, brooms, cleaning agents, rags, etc. at the back of your moving truck. Having them right there and ready to go when you arrive at your new home will save you time and energy.
  2. Aim High
    Clean from top to bottom. Start with ceiling fans, shelves, walls, cabinets, and counters. Working your way down ensures that you don't have to clean up the same dirt twice. Also, slip a pillowcase over the blades of your fans when cleaning them. This will help trap most of the dust before it can rain down on the floor.
  3. Clean the Appliances
    Give the refrigerator, stove, microwave, washing machines, etc. a thorough cleaning inside and out. Make sure to clean out coils, hoods, vents, and other areas that are often overlooked. 
  4. Make the Windows Shine
    Cleaning the windows is worth every ounce of effort. Clean windows not only help you see what you're doing, but they also provide a visual reminder that you're making progress. Use newspaper dampened with vinegar to clean windows. This is like a magnet for dust, and it will give you a streak-free shine.
  5. Scrub the Fittings and Fixtures
    Give the light fixtures, door handles, stair rails, cabinet fobs, and other fittings and fixtures a solid wipe down.
  6. Scrub the Sinks and Toilets 
    This is always a good idea because bacteria and mold love to grow here while a house is unoccupied. Be sure to clean these with disinfectants.
  7. Mop Hardwood, Tile, and Linoleum Floors 
    In most cases, cleaning these surfaces requires little more than a damp mop and a little elbow grease.  
  8. Go Deep into the Carpet
    Once you have everything else done, go ahead and give the carpets a steam cleaning. You can use a portable steamer or hire a professional to do this for you.
  9. Carefully Pick Cleaning Supplies
    One thing that you will want to be very careful about is the types of cleaning agents you use. Surfaces and materials will react differently to bleach, vinegar, polish, and oil. When moving into a new house, use extra caution, and verify compatibility before applying a cleaning agent to any surface. Don't mix cleaning agents. Mixing bleach, ammonia, vinegar, etc. in a cleaning bucket can create toxic chemical reactions.
  10. Home Remedies
    Boiling hot water can easily remove grime from the fridge, glue and gunk from counters, tiles, and mirrored surfaces. Want lemon fresh clean without a chemical residue? Take the peels from two lemons and add them to 1 liter of vinegar. Shake up and let sit for a week. When you're ready to move in, you can use this mixture to clean windows, mirrors, etc.  

Our real estate agents are always happy to help our clients! Contact us, and we will help you find the perfect place for you and your family. 

May
18

Apps to Stay Connected

Missing family and friends? There's an app for that. Technology lets us stay connected with others around Sioux Falls homes for sale and elsewhere while safely practicing social distancing. Check out these top apps that keep you up close and personal with your loved ones.

  1. FaceTime 
    Apple devotees have long been enthusiastic users of FaceTime, which allows you to make audio and video calls from iPhones, iPad, and Macs. FaceTime accommodates up to 32 participants for those virtual family reunions, and it's easy to use for even tech newbies. Please note that FaceTime is available only for Apple devices. The app comes preloaded or you can download it off from the App Store.

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May
4

Home Improvement for the Professionals

There is a lot to be said about doing work around the house. The sense of pride and accomplishment that you feel from a job well-done is worth its weight in gold. While there are plenty of tasks you can do on your own, there are specific jobs that you should leave to the professionals. Our real estate agents have seen many of the following "do it yourself" jobs over the years that detract from the home's value. Here are the projects you should call a professional to help you with. 

  1. Electrical Work
    Unless you are a certified electrician or electrical engineer, there is never a good reason to try and save money by doing electrical work around the house. Not only is it hazardous to your health, but a damaged wire or a bad connection can also create a fire hazard that can cause all of your hard work to go up in smoke.
  2. Plumbing Jobs
    Again, unless you are a professional plumber, playing with the pipes in your home is not something you should ever attempt to do. Plumbers receive specialized training. They know how to identify the multitude of pipes and connections behind the wall and under the floors. Making a mistake with the plumbing systems can result in pipe bursts, frozen pipes, and flooding that can damage walls, carpets, and your possessions.

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April
20

Game Night in Sioux Falls

When face-to-face contact isn't available, that doesn't mean you have to stop playing games with your friends. There are many fun options available that you can play remotely.

Our real estate agents suggest the following games to get a virtual game night going in Sioux Falls:

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April
6

Weekend Home Improvement Projects

Want a quick and easy way to add value to Sioux Falls homes for sale? Experts at HGTV say 75 to 80 cents of each dollar spent on home improvement projects goes back in the form of increased value. Invest time into your home with these five home improvement projects you can complete in a weekend.

  1. Create a Mudroom
    Mudrooms were once found in farms and rural homes as a way of preventing dirt from being tracked throughout the house, but now they've become a trendy and practical amenity in any style. Building a formal mudroom can run upwards of $12,000, but according to HuffPost, adding organization and storage is the main point. Use cubbies and hooks to maximize vertical space. A bench is a good multi-purpose item that provides seating along with storage underneath. Paint can create a clear delineation to the mudroom. If you can't spare any space around an entryway, considering using the laundry room or repurposing a closet.

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March
16

Moving Tips

Whether you are relocating to a new apartment or have just closed on one of our fantastic Sioux Falls homes for sale, we can all agree that moving from one residence to another is quite an endeavor. With so many priorities to juggle — along with your daily responsibilities like work, school, and family life — it comes as no surprise that important tasks can be easily forgotten. Our real estate agents have discovered that most people forget to do these five things after they move.

  1. They Forget to Update Information
    While most people immediately make sure that the USPS receives their updated address, some homeowners forget to update their addresses elsewhere. Not only do you need to update your address for anything mailed to you, but you also need to update your address at your financial institution, fitness center, insurance providers, and switch your utilities over to the new address. 

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March
2

Sioux Falls Basketball

Does the excitement of the college basketball tournament give you the itch to get out on the court and channel your inner LeBron James? Perfect your three-point shot at one of these top basketball organizations and facilities around Sioux Falls homes for sale.

  1. South Dakota Network Basketball - 805 N. Harlem Ave., Sioux Falls, SD 57104
    Basketball, like many team sports, offers a way to have fun while learning commitment, work ethic, sportsmanship and other valuable qualities. With more than 55 years of combined coaching experience, the founders of South Dakota Network Basketball bring a unique perspective to the mission of helping to develop young players in third grade through high school. Several alumni of SDNB have gone on to become successful college players. Packages are available for individual, semi-private and group coaching sessions, while tournaments are held in February and November.

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February
17

Dog Parks Rapid City

Pets are beloved members of our families, so why shouldn't they have their own Valentine's Day? Thursday, February 20, has been officially designated as National Love Your Pet Day, so celebrate by taking your precious pooch out for a fun day at one of these great dog parks recommended by our REALTORS®.

  • Braeburn Park - 3350 Idlehurst Lane, Rapid City 17022
    Does your dog have so much energy that he ends up walking you instead of the other way around? Take him to Braeburn Park, a spacious off-leash site where your dog can run to his heart's content or swim in the beautiful creek.  There is a smaller enclosed area for dogs who may prefer less activity as well as supplies of bags and scoopers. Picnic tables are available if you want to pack a lunch and make a day of it. Park hours are 6 a.m. - 10 p.m. daily.

  • Knollwood Metering Dam Off-Leash Area - N. Racine St. and W. LaCrosse St., Rapid City 57702
    Both dogs and their humans will find plenty to love about Knollwood Metering Dam Off-Leash Area. In addition to lots of space for dogs to roam about, the park has tennis and softball courts, kids' playgrounds, and picnic shelters. Be sure to leash your dog whenever he's outside of the off-leash area. The park is open seven days a week from 6 a.m. - 10 p.m. 

  • Memorial Park Promenade - 600-684 Omaha St., Rapid City 57701
    Memorial Park Promenade was designed to encourage walking between the downtown area and Rushmore Plaza Civic Center, but the pet-friendly park is also a beautiful spot to enjoy some leisure time. The park, built in remembrance of victims of the 1972 flood, includes moving tributes such as a pond and fountain, Berlin Wall and Veterans Memorials and Legacy Statue. Stroll the Promenade from 6 a.m. - 10 p.m. daily.

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February
3

Kitchen Remodel Mistakes

Are you thinking about taking on a kitchen remodel? While this can be an excellent investment, it's not without risk. Throughout their careers, our REALTORS® have seen plenty of gorgeous kitchen renovations. Unfortunately, they've also heard more than their fair share of horror stories. 

The good news is that you can avoid the most common remodeling problems by learning what not to do. The following are the top seven easily-avoidable remodeling mistakes. 

  1. Trying to DIY
    While there's no harm in taking on small projects around the house, trying to DIY a major remodel is almost always a bad idea. Doing a kitchen remodel correctly requires a specific set of skills, and even a small mistake can create a big disaster. You may also need permits and inspections, so do yourself a favor and leave this project to the pros. 
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January
20

Wedding Venues Sioux Falls

Are visions of a very special day dancing in your head as you plan for 2020? Then you'll have no trouble finding a truly stunning wedding venue in the Sioux Falls area. Local communities are home to a wide variety of wedding facilities, from rustic, historic barns to classic event spaces. No matter which location you choose, you'll have the unmatched beauty of Sioux Falls all around you. Our real estate agents know Sioux Falls, and we've got the inside scoop on local wedding venues for your 2020 nuptials.

  1. Summit Events Hall – 315 N. Summit Dr., Sioux Falls, SD 57104

    With an incredibly elegant setting and the unique Summit Suite, Summit Events Hall is a fantastic place for a wedding close to Sioux Falls homes for sale. This historic venue features elegance at every turn and plenty of room for your whole bridal party. The courtyard is a lush, green space ideal for an outdoor ceremony.

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January
6

Declutter Before Move

Moving to a new home is exciting, but there's no denying that most people don't enjoy the process of packing and transporting their things. Decluttering before a move helps you cut down on the number of boxes and overall moving stress. Our real estate agents also advise clients with Sioux Falls homes for sale to thin out their belongings before they put it on the market. After all, if you're making a fresh start in a new home, the less clutter, the better, right? Here are a few tips for clearing out clutter before a move.

  1. Start early.
    Waiting until the last minute to go through your stuff adds stress to the moving process. Starting weeks or months before the move also allows you to break it up into more manageable chunks of time and makes it easier to decide what you're going to keep, donate, sell, or throw away.
  2. Take it one step at a time.
    Going through something like a closet can make the decluttering process a lot less overwhelming. As you move from one room to another and keep getting rid of more and more stuff, you'll feel motivated to continue.

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December
23

Energy Efficient Home Improvements

A new year brings a chance for a fresh start, both for you and your house. Our REALTORS® have talked with a lot of homeowners about future home improvement goals, and one topic keeps coming up again and again: energy efficiency. 

There are countless reasons to work on improving the energy efficiency of your home, from saving the environment to saving money on your utility bills. Here are a few ways you can start saving in 2020.

  1. Install new windows. If you own an older home, there's a good chance you have old, outdated windows that are leaking heat all winter long. According to Energy Star, replacing old windows with new, energy-efficient models can reduce your energy bill by 15%. It's a significant investment upfront, but it pays big over the long haul. 

  2. Switch to more efficient light bulbs. Manufacturers stopped making 60- and 40-watt incandescent light bulbs way back in 2014, but a lot of homes still aren't using the most efficient bulbs available. Some of your best options are compact fluorescent lamps, also called CFLs, which cost around $4 each, and have a lifespan of 8 to 10 years. 

  3. Move your fridge. You probably know that replacing an old refrigerator can help you keep your food colder using less electricity. But have you considered the location? If your fridge is in a spot where the sun hits it, it's probably working overtime to offset the heat generated by the sunlight. Look for a place where your fridge can stay in the shade. 

  4. Install a storm door. Even if you already have relatively efficient doors on your house, adding storm doors can cut down on heat loss in wintertime. Most storm doors come with low-emissivity glass, which can help reduce heat loss by up to 50%. They typically last between 25 and 50 years and often cost less than $100.

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December
9

Top Holiday Gifts

When friends or family members close on a home, everyone wants to be part of the celebration. Even if you can't be there in person for a housewarming party, sending a gift is a great way to be there in spirit.

But what should you get?

There's an added element of challenge: Someone who's just moved probably needs a little bit of everything. Sometimes, a recent homebuyer will create a gift registry. Just about every big-name retail outlet you can name has this option on their website, which does away with a lot of guesswork. But lots of people don't like asking for gifts – and many will want to enjoy the surprise. As the holidays draw closer, it's time to dive in and figure things out!

These gifts are just the thing to crack the code and delight the homeowner on your holiday list:

  1. The Classic Welcome Mat
    A welcome mat is one of the first ways any homeowner gets to express their style. Whether it's a joke or a pretty piece of art, the welcome mat sets the tone for all of a home's visitors. Plus, it could be used for many years to come.

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November
18

Charities in Sioux Falls

Sioux Falls is a close-knit community where neighbors look out for one another. When clients look at Sioux Falls homes for sale, the big hearts and generous nature of the neighbors are as appealing as spare bedrooms and meticulously manicured lawns. When you move into the Sioux Falls community, consider supporting these charities on December 3rd, which is known as "Giving Tuesday."

  • Lunch is Served - 1600 E 12th St, Sioux Falls, SD 57103
    A sacked lunch filled with nutritious treats goes a long way towards fighting hunger for the hardworking men and women of Sioux Falls. In 2018, Lunch is Served provided more than 23,000 lunches that were filled with fruit cups, breakfast bars, sandwiches, and a dash of hope. A simple donation of $10 will provide one week's worth of lunches for a worker. For $100, you can feed a worker for two full months.  
  • Make-A-Wish - 1400 W 17th St, Sioux Falls, SD 57104
    Some of the strongest and bravest members of the community happen to be some of the smallest. The remarkable men and women at Make-A-Wish go above and beyond to make dreams come true for boys and girls facing life's toughest battles. They are masters at putting your airline miles, old vehicles, and cash donations to work to raise the spirits of these brave heroes. 

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November
4

Painting to Help Sell Home

Our REALTORS® are always on the lookout for the best ways to help clients maximize their home's selling price. Ambitious renovations sometimes yield big profit, but many owners of Sioux Falls homes for sale want to focus on stretching a limited budget further.

For modest budgets and tight timelines, a painting job is the best investment you can make.

Paint is relatively inexpensive, easy to use, and makes a tremendous impact on how buyers see a space. Painting the exterior of the home transforms the first impression and adds to all-important curb appeal. It can make a home seem newer and even look bigger.

Let's look at four ways you can make a big impact with a little paint:

  1. Start With the Front Door
    Recent research has shown that there's a clear winner when it comes to the color of a home's front door: Black. A black door has the potential to increase your selling price by nearly 3%. That includes shades like charcoal, jet, and smoke. A professional will paint a door for anywhere from $100 to $400, while high-end homes have gotten a return on investment of more than $6,000.

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October
7

Walking From Home Negotiation

Sometimes when you're so close to securing one of the great Sioux Falls homes for sale, you find yourself in a situation of deal or no deal. But this is far from a game — it's one of the most important financial decisions of your life! When you're stuck in this unfavorable situation, you need to know when it's time to move forward or when it's time to save yourself from making the wrong decision.

Our real estate agents understand that no homebuyer ever wants to be caught in this scenario. We've gathered this list of tips to help you identify when it's the right choice to walk away from a house negotiation.

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October
21

Deadwood Memorials

Halloween is around the corner, and if you're in the area to shop Sioux Falls homes for sale, taking a trip to Mount Moriah Cemetery will be a great pitstop. Located on Mount Moriah, overlooking the city of Deadwood, this historic cemetery is home to several famous memorials. It is the final resting place for notable people from Wild West legends and pillars of Deadwood society. Here's a rundown of some of the most famous graves you'll find:

  • Granville Gaylord Bennett, 1833-1910 – Granville Gaylord Bennett served as a US Congressman from 1879 until 1881. Before being elected to Congress, he was an associate justice of the supreme court of the Territory of Dakota. Before moving to the Dakota Territory, he served in the Union army during the Civil War, was a member of the Iowa State House of Representatives and served in the Iowa State Senate.

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September
16

Real Estate Terms to Know - Hegg Realtors

The world is a complicated place! Especially the real estate world, which can seem very complicated to those unfamiliar with the terminology. Our real estate agents are committed to making your home buying experience as straightforward as possible. This is why we've compiled common real estate terms to know before looking at Sioux Falls homes for sale

  • Adjustable-Rate Mortgage - A type of home loan where the interest rate can change over the lifetime of the loan, usually at intervals of five, seven, or ten years. The other alternative is a Fixed-Rate Mortgage, where the interest rate cannot change. 
  • Appraisal - A required step to assess the value of a property. The mortgage lender will send an appraiser to estimate the property's value to determine if it is worth the amount of the loan that the buyer is seeking.

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September
3

 

Sioux Falls Hunting and Fishing - Hegg Realtors

Whether you're looking to hunt, fish, play sports or soak in the scenery, the parks of Sioux Falls make it easy to enjoy your favorite outdoor activities. Our real estate agents love to explore the great outdoors, and we've got the details on 5 great spots to celebrate National Hunting and Fishing Day around Sioux Falls. The holiday is observed every year on the fourth Saturday of September and is the perfect excuse to visit some beautiful outdoor spaces in the Sioux Falls area.

  • Big Sioux Recreation Area – 410 W. Park St., Brandon, SD 57005
    Brandon homes for sale
    are located just around the corner from the popular Big Sioux Recreation Area. With a prime location on the banks of the Big Sioux River, this is a great place to gather for outdoor fun. During the warm weather months, partake in canoeing, kayaking, fishing, hiking, and biking. The park offers campsites for spending nights under the stars and is also a great place when the snow starts falling.

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August
19

Final Walk Through Tips - Hegg Realtors

By the time you get to your final walk-through before buying a home, you're so close to the end that you probably already celebrated with a bottle of champagne on ice. But be careful—it's easy to get complacent when you're in the home stretch, and our real estate agents have seen deals go south at the last possible second. 

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August
5

Downtown Sioux Falls Things to Do - Hegg Realtors

Summer is the perfect time to enjoy the many cultural and entertainment attractions in the vibrant downtown area near Sioux Falls homes for sale. Put these five great activities at the top of your summer bucket list.

  1. SculptureWalk - Washington Pavilion, 301 S. Main Ave., Sioux Falls 57104
    Since 2004, SculptureWalk has been bringing the finest works of public art sculpture to downtown Sioux Falls. In addition to being the largest and most recognized annual sculpture exhibit in the United States, SculptureWalk is a peer-judged competition for cash awards. Sculptures are stationed throughout the downtown area, but start your tour at the SculptureWalk Visitor Center on the second floor of the Washington Pavilion. Materials including brochures, videos and a large-scale map of the sculpture route help you make the most of the experience.
  2. Old Courthouse Museum - 200 W. 6th St., Sioux Falls 57104
    Step back in time for a glimpse at turn-of-the-20th-century Sioux Falls with a visit to the Old Courthouse Museum. Local architect Wallace L. Dow designed the "largest courthouse between Chicago and Denver," which was completed in 1893. The courthouse was built with native Sioux Quartzite with stunning interior features such as slate stairs, granite pillars, and a series of 16 murals depicting life in South Dakota during the early 1900s. Hours at Old Courthouse Museum are 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. weekdays (with extended hours until 9 p.m. Thursday), 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Saturday, and noon - 5 p.m. Sunday. Admission is free for all ages.

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July
29

Visiting Falls Park in Sioux Falls, SD - Hegg REALTORS

Perhaps you've been looking at Sioux Falls homes for sale, and you're considering moving to this part of South Dakota. You're certainly not alone. Between the years 2000 and 2015, the city's population grew by 20%. It's the most populous city in the state, and Falls Park is one of the reasons for that. 

Things to Do and See at Falls Park in Sioux Falls, SD

There is just so much to see and do in Falls Park, so if you're considering a move, here's everything you can see and do in this popular area: 

  • The Visitor Information Center - The Visitor Information Center provides everything you'll need to know about visiting Falls Park. It's a good idea to stop here and pick up maps, brochures, and other information as you plan your visit. Also, make your way up to the observation tower. It's five stories high and offers fantastic, panoramic views of Falls Park and Sioux Falls too.

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July
15

Self-Employed Mortgage Process-Hegg REALTORS®

It's always been your dream to own your own home. But when you're self-employed, getting approved for a mortgage can be a little tricky. Don't worry though, because it can be done. You just need to know the appropriate steps to take to make it happen. Our real estate agents are here to help you if this is the situation you're currently in. 

Mortgage Process for the Self-Employed

By the year 2026, it's estimated that there will be more than 10 million self-employed workers in the United States. And of course, many of them will want to become homeowners. In order to do that, they have to qualify for a mortgage, which isn't always easy when you're not getting a W-2 from your employer every year. 

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