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2008 

Once in a lifetime done a home home like this come along.  Grand Rapids, MN on Lake Pokegama.  24965 Great Sunset Rd.  Ultimate Luxury in the Great Northwoods. Experience Europe’s finest in the midst of Minnesota’s ten thousand lakes. This magnificent 7000 square foot estate home enjoys ten acres...
Posted over 5 years ago
  22638 Henderson Rd. Grand Rapids (Cohasset), MN on Lake Pokegema Enter the elegant tree-lined drive that leads to this palatial home on Lake Pokegama, in the heart of Minnesota’s lake country near Grand Rapids. This exquisite lakefront home enjoys 6.9 acres and 300 feet of prime, sandy shorelin...
Posted over 5 years ago
  Discover 260 acres of unparalleled Wisconsin landscape on the banks of spring-fed Lake Chetek, 2 hours east of Minneapolis/St. Paul and 7 hours north of Chicago.  This is Norway Trail, named after the 20-acre Norway Pine plantation that serves as a breathtaking entrance to the property.  Once a...
Posted over 5 years ago
Build a dream estate or development on an entire peninsula, with 5000 feet of shoreline on North Center Lake, located 50 minutes from either downtown. Sloping terrain provides wonderful lake views. Property has been in same family for 150 years. Virtual Tour - Photo Album   Address:  31315 Olind...
Posted over 5 years ago
A  Mid-century contemporary marvel for modern living. Designed by Charles M. Goodman and constructed in 1958 as a project for the Alcoa Aluminum Company to showcase the wonders of Aluminum.  Built with post & beam construction and combines decorative and structural aluminum with beautiful woods s...
Posted over 5 years ago
Just a quick "flash in the pan" for everyone interested in local real estate values.  We always here about the wholesale decline of home values, when in fact that's simply not the case.  In reality Buyers are able to be far more discriminating and while that leads to declining vales in some areas...
Posted over 5 years ago
Serenity Refined A perfect balance of nature and design, this exclusive residence has been carefully crafted to address every detail. A designer's own residence, you will find quality elements throughout. Executed with only the finest materials, the home features a new kitchen, new baths, and up...
Posted over 5 years ago
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Ben Kolkman has been recognized by the local association of realtors and by local media as an expert in the Twin Cities real estate market. Ben leads discussion groups on marketing techniques for the Minneapolis Area Association of Realtors, Young Professionals Networking group. He was awarded the 2009 Super Agent award by Mpls St. Paul Magazine and Twin Cities Business. KSTP and WCCO have both featured Ben in their newscasts, and he is a regular contributor on the DIY Network "Sweat Equity" cable TV program.