under construction-  nothing links to here yet.  

This page is meant to into more detail to a variety of GW pages:

FAQ page

Q: Should I build new or buy an existing home?

Q: Buy a rental for my college kid?

Q: Bullet proofing a rental?

Q: Townhome vs single family home appreciation?

Q: Common hotline questions.

Q: If I want to buy a home when should I told to a mortgage lender?  Now.

Q: What is a property manager?

Q: How many homes should I look at before I buy?

Q: I listed my home but it did not sell, Why

Q: When is the best time to put your Minnesota home on the market?

Q: When is the best time to buy a home in the Twin Cities?

Q: Do I need to hire a lawyer to buy or sell a house?

A:  local customs.

Q:  Will my regular bank give me a good deal on a mortgage?






on GHI offerings.  etc. in thefuture ...

Sample Case studies or "Application"


we have an eye for easily prevented problems before listing

inspection negotiations

Avoid getting buffalo, buy a sellers agent that wants to sweep a problem under the rug, or a buyers agent the wants you to pay for an overreaching repair.

understand pricing

understand contractor motives.

long resource list of reliable fair priced sub contractors and specialty professionals.


case studys

- holly safeunder $200 vs$1500 -Yukon -Schaller- avocet


Love it of list it seller qualifications terms for no interest payment deferral

This should maybe a separate page at some time?    Be it may never be needed to be on the public wed site?

  • If no sale in one year after construction is complete- you pay GW for work.  ( +5%)
  • That multi-transaction discount is refunded to you if GW seller your home later.
  • Seller have to show ability to pay
  • Seller has to impress upon GW that they are trustworthy
  • Now lien waivers.   Get advice about lien waivers from attorney.
  • Materials may have to be paid for up front, depending on project.