Mortgage Calculators and Tools

When you purchase or refinance a home, I’m here to assist with your research. Our calculators and educational tools offer useful starting points.

When you’re ready, contact me and our team will guide you through our process and what you need to get started. 



Review our educational resources for guidance, tips and references that make our simple process even easier.


Here are some tips that can help you save money and ensure a smooth approval process:

5 Credit Keys For Your Dream Home

Buying a home is a big deal, whether you’re doing it for the first time or getting back into the ever-changing market. When you educate yourself for smart homeownership with Framework, you’ll navigate every step of the process with confidence.

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We've compiled several common questions about new home construction loans:

Your Personal Guide to New Home Construction Loans

Learn the key steps at each phase of your homebuying process:

Homebuying Timeline

Learn factors to consider when you buy a second home:

What to Consider When Buying a Second Home

Keep these suggestions in mind to help us provide a stress-free homebuying experience:

How to Ensure a Successful Mortgage

We've compiled many of the most common questions we answer every day:

Frequently Asked Mortgage Questions

Our glossary helps you understand many mortgage terms and concepts:

Mortgage Glossary

Learn tips to help ensure a smooth process for sending asset statements to Bell:

Tips for Providing Asset Statements

Lookup Tools

Click the link to search for property tax information for a specific parcel or address in your Twin Cities area county.

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Washington County

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Find information about Twin Cities area public schools.

Minneapolis – District 1

South St. Paul – District 6

Anoka-Hennepin – District 11

Centennial – District 12

Columbia Heights – District 13

Fridley – District 14

Spring Lake Park – District16

Sauk Rapids/Rice – District 47

Norwood Young America – District 108

Waconia – District 110

Watertown-Mayer – District 111

Chaska/Chanhassen/Victoria/Carver – District 112

Burnsville/Eagan/Savage – District 191

Farmington – District 192

Lakeville – District 194

Rosemount/Apple Valley/Eagan – District 196

West St. Paul/Mendota/Eagan – District 197

Inver Grove Heights – District 199

Hastings – District 200

Hopkins – District 270

Bloomington – District 271

Eden Prairie – District 272

Edina – District 273

Minnetonka – District 276

Westonka – District 277

Orono – District 278

Osseo – District 279

Richfield – District 280

Robbinsdale – District 281

St. Anthony/New Brighton – District 282

St. Louis Park – District 283

Wayzata – District 284

Brooklyn Center – District 286

Moundsview – District 621

North St. Paul/Maplewood/Oakdale – District 622

Roseville – District 623

White Bear Lake – District 624

St. Paul– District 625

Jordan – District 717

Prior Lake/Savage – District 719

Shakopee – District 720

New Prague – District 721

Elk River – District 728

Forest Lake – District 831

Mahtomedi – District 832

Woodbury/South Washington – District 833

Stillwater – District 834

Delano – District 879

Rockford – District 883

Chisago Lakes – District 2144

Find information about local utility companies providing cable, electric, garbage, gas, phone, newspaper delivery, and water and sewer services in the Twin Cities area.

Cable, Phone, Internet

Comcast 844-806-0214

US Cable 855-450-2672

Dish Network 844-848-1071

DirecTV 800-531-5000

CenturyLink 877-837-5738

Sprint 866-275-1411

Frontier 800-921-8101

Verizon 800-922-0204

USI Wireless 952-253-3262


Xcel Energy 800-895-4999

Wright-Hennepin Cooperative 763-477-3000

Minnesota Power 800-288-4966

Lake Country Power 800-421-9959


Waste Management 888-960-0008

Republic Services 952-941-5174

Randy's Sanitation 763-972-3335

ACE 762-427-3110


Center Point 800-235-2377

Xcel Energy 800-895-4999

Minnesota Energy Resources 844-889-3400

Newspaper Delivery

StarTribune 612-673-4000

Pioneer Press 651-222-1111

Water or Sewer

Call the city in which you live.