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Chuck Carstensen is a Realtor with RE/MAX Results helping Minnesota Home Buyers and Minnesota Home Sellers. If your looking for a Contract for Deed in Minnesota contact Chuck. Selling Real Estate in Anoka, Isanti, Sherburne, Chisago, Wright, Mille Lacs, Kanabec, Pine and Hennepin Counties. Top cities to search is Cambridge MN home search and Elk River MN home search.

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2010 

This Saturday at Rasmussen College in St. Cloud, MN the Area 62 and Area 63 Tall Tales & International Speech Contests take place. Speakers register at 11AM with the Tall Tales Contest starting at 12 noon.  The International Speech Contest starts at 1:20pm.  The International Speech Contest is of...
02/25/2010
Buyers!!!!  We are heading into a busy season in Real Estate.  With the tax credit deadline its going to be even busier.  If you have not bought a house before or if your last transaction was in a different market and time here are some things to remember: 1.  You don't own the house until its cl...
02/24/2010
Next week my Elk River Area toastmasters club is having its Tall Tales Contest.  A Tall Tales is a type of story telling that humorous in nature but mixes in some exaggerated and creditable details through to keep the audience in belief and suspense throughout the speech. This sort of speech is a...
02/19/2010
Often we get so busy doing STUFF that we forget its important to be learning and improving daily.  I learn by studying, reading, listening to audio programs and videos.  You can do this by going to seminars or taking continuing education courses. I mostly like to study spiritual and mindset mater...
02/16/2010
$319,9005 Bedrooms 2 Full | 2 Partial Baths 3,939 Est. Sq. Ft. Listing #: 3854458Tools:   Email This Listing 1 Photo 1 of 10 Move Right In, Good Sized 5 Bedroom, 4 Bath Home with 3 Car Garage. 4 of the 5 bedrooms on one level. 23x16 deck, walkout with patio below. LL Entertainment room with wet b...
02/12/2010
NSP stands for Neighborhood Stabilization Program.  Elk River, MN has a big chunk of money available for down payment assistance for buyers with qualifying income.  I feel there are a lot of buyers out there who could benefit from this money. Right now I don't think many buyers know about it.  Bu...
02/11/2010
Lets face it.  In 2003- 2007 houses were just not affordable for a lot of people. Sure there were crazy loans that got people into doable payments that made them seem affordable.  However, the numbers did not add up with peoples incomes and total blow up when the home prices started to go down. T...
02/10/2010
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In Minnesota we are in a two day stretch of light but constant snow.  The snow sort of slows things down all around.  Obviously the drive time takes longer because drivers need to drive slower or they could find theirselves in the ditch.  Real Estate sort of slows down as well.  Sometimes we resc...
02/09/2010
Statistics are one thing to look at and everyone seems to like them.  Statistics might show prices are still dropping or that they have went up only slightly, but observing certain cities it seems like things are really looking up. I have investors who have been buying homes in cities like Crysta...
02/05/2010
Lindsey Hasford wrote a wonderful summary of this a couple days ago!  See post: Elk River collecting 1,000 random acts of kindess in February! I think what Elk River, MN is doing is a wonderful thing.  It really motivated me to think about ways we can show our kindness to others.  There are so ma...
02/03/2010
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