Dreams Of What Could Be

It’s a nice neighborhood, close to good schools, and with easy access to many transportation options. Most houses have tidy yards, colorful gardens, and a white-picket-fences. Then, in the middle of this idyllic block, one place stands out like sore thumb. And you have to sell it.

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Grace Will Lead Me Home

There is a redeeming factor to working in foreclosures in Minnesota. It’s hard work, both physically and emotionally. But there is also a palpable feeling of civic accomplishment when we see a home transition from vacant to alive, from silent to singing.

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Spring Tease? Or The Real Deal?

Is it spring yet? It sure seems like it is. The snow cover has receded, families are out on their bicycles, and short sleeves are enough to keep the elements at bay. But, this is Minnesota...

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Beyond Curb Appeal: Code Compliance And Safety Issues

Foreclosed homes come in all shapes and sizes. They also come in different levels of disrepair. While we can wish that your entire portfolio be comprised of well maintained, structurally sound homes, we know that’s rarely the case.

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DuAll Services - Dirty Dave Does It All

In the property preservation world, Dirty Dave is a renaissance man. He is our foreman, the orchestral director who coordinates the complicated teamwork that goes into preserving hundreds of homes throughout Minnesota at any given time. Yes, he’s a leader. But he’s also much more.

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The Devil Is In The Details With Property Preservation

Our attention to detail sets us apart. Too often, our customers have worked with property preservation companies that come in and go through a property as fast as they can. That’s how you miss things. And a half-finished house makes your job much harder.

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Dirty Dave’s Dumpster Dance

Dirty Dave is a professional choreographer. You won’t see him directing dancers in Swan Lake or The Nutcracker; Dirty Dave is not into the fine arts. But he employs the same techniques, creating a well-coordinated, steady march of foreclosure cleanout prowess. I’ll give you an example.

 

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It Matters How You Plow

Snow removal is a huge issue for property preservation contractors during Minnesota’s winter. Laws vary between cities, but generally an accumulated snowfall of one or two inches is enough for DuAll to make sure all of your properties are code-compliant, safe, appealing places.

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Cold Air Means It’s Time To Winterize

Oftentimes, you’ll have a portfolio of many foreclosed homes to look after, and you can’t be at all of them at the same time. If the furnace or boiler breaks down, shuts off, or outside power is somehow cut from the property, you are at a serious risk of having the house freeze. When a house freezes, the pipes burst. And burst pipes are a several-thousand dollar repair job.

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Confessions Of A Trash Master

It was my first day as part of DuAll’s property preservation team. I didn’t know what an REO property was, let alone signs of what a difficult job might be. I just knew that I’d be removing debris from a foreclosed home.

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