Historic Southwest Neighborhood Spotlight – Shining Some Light On a Rochester, MN, Gem

Rochester, MN, is perhaps best known as home of the Mayo Clinic. But it should probably be at least as well known for its Historic Southwest neighborhood. This Rochester neighborhood had its beginnings back in 1863, when the first homes were built. And it was first established primarily as a place for the staff of St. Mary’s Hospital to live. Later, when construction of the Mayo Clinic began, many more homes were built between 1912 and 1914 to accommodate the influx of new residents. Also, when talk of the neighborhood rolls around, you’ll often hear the descriptors “iconic” and “culturally

Read More »
Property Tax Documents, a Calculator, and a Pen

Property Taxes in Rochester, MN

Property taxes, also referred to as an ad valorem tax, are taxes collected based on the value of your real estate, including your home. This type of tax is not collected by the federal government, but by the states, counties, cities, and other local governments. As such, property tax rates vary across states, and also within each state. And while the general process of assessing the value of your home by a local government official and calculating your property tax based on your area’s current property tax rate is similar across states, the process of collecting property taxes can also

Read More »
How to Effectively Clean and Disinfect Your Rochester Home

How to Effectively Clean and Disinfect Your Rochester Home

During these times of the coronavirus pandemic, we all need to do everything we can to stay safe from this deadly virus. Regularly cleaning and disinfecting surfaces at home is one of the things you can do to protect yourself and your loved ones from the coronavirus and to prevent the spread of this virus. Although it is reported that you are more likely to contract COVID-19 from person-to-person transmission, than from surfaces, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that we clean and disinfect high-touch surfaces in our homes at least once every day, more so if you

Read More »

Volunteering – Cookies for Hope

Our Team volunteered last Friday afternoon by baking cookies for the residents at the Sandra J. Schulze American Cancer Society Hope Lodge here in Rochester. Hope Lodge acts as a second home and small community for cancer patients…

Read More »
Close Menu
Home
Search
Account