Resources

The best neighbors always have a great recommendation for a plumber, a mortgage person, or a favorite liquor store. Check, check, and check. Many of the the resources on this list are from personal experience, and others are referrals that have been passed along to us. Looking for someone or something you don’t see? Connect and we’ll do our best to help you out.

Mortgage, Refinancing and Credit

Alerus Mortgage/Mortgage Banker
Peggy Ryan – 952-417-8474

Family Means Consumer Credit Counseling Service 651-789-4014 www.familymeans.org

For your free annual credit report
http://annualcreditreport.com

For government fix up fund programs
http://www.mncee.org

Home Improvement Resources

Guilded Salvage
4430 Lyndale Avenue No.
Minneapolis 612-789-1680
(Great place to find vintage home fixtures- lighting, cabinetry, doors, sinks, door hardware, etc. Beautiful!)

Electrical Contractor
Nick Murphy 952-201-6956

Gregorich Floors
Paul Gregorich 651-428-3467
(Install, repair, refinish hardwood floors)

Quality Plumbing
Richard Brandes
952-412-5545

Appliance Repair
Henry
612-770-3914

Minneapolis Lock and Key  612-823-8148

Cardinal Services (Main) Drain cleaning and televising 763-785-1696

House fixer Erik Vevang 952-220-4870

Klier’s Nursery  612-866-8771
5901 Nicollet Ave So Mpls, MN 55419
(These guys sell pavers, decorative rock, etc for landscaping .Super nice people!)

Treehugger Tree Care
612-272-7201
(Jason Pruett at Treehugger is an outstanding arborist, excellent service provider, and all-around good guy.)

Local Moving Companies

Lovelette Transfer 612-722-3300

Good Stuff Movers 651-488-4808

Misc

Two Dames and Friends are home prep, moving and improving experts. They can help you with cleaning, organizing, downsizing, preparing to sell your home or family estate. 612-578-7880. www.twodamesandfriends.com

Find out how neighborhoods rate for walkability.

For all kinds of stuff including moving boxes.
http://www.craigslist.org

For contacting your representatives. Great resource for finding out what is going on with our government and links to make your voice heard.
http://www.firstgov.gov

Compare different neighborhoods nationwide
http://www.bestplaces.net

For home improvement publications and tips.
http://www.state.mn.us/portal/