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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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2011 

I am seeing a few more video's in blogs in 2011. Video blogging outside of Active Rain is getting bigger and bigger! I have been doing a lot of screencast videos and videos like this one where I am in front of a camera. Both of these options are simple, but the more I watch other peoples videos t...
Posted about 3 years ago
If you have recently purchased a bank owned home or short sale you probably found out that the most the seller was willing to pay was 3% of the closing costs.  Gone are the days when you could get all the closing costs paid by the seller because on homes that are in a lower price range 3% does NO...
Posted about 3 years ago
Most of the foreclosure listings I am showing these days are Freddie Mac, Fannie Mae and HUD homes.  I recently had a HUD HOME closing on a house in Cambridge, MN and was pleased at how smooth it went.  It was a cash buyer, but no delays on the closing in fact it closed sooner then expected! HUD ...
Posted about 3 years ago
I am running a contest on my new Social Media Facebook Page because I am in need of a new USERNAME! I am giving $25 to the winner and looking to close the contest later today and to announce a winner by tomorrow morning! I still need help as I am going through the top suggestions most of them are...
Posted about 3 years ago
It is done snowing up here and the weather was actually nice yesterday. This is the 4th video in the PROSPER IN LIFE series. This one I summarizes the Acres of Diamonds story. Its about a farmer that was determined to find riches, so he sold his land and set out on the world to find his very own ...
Posted about 3 years ago
Over the last several weeks I have really been focusing on what gets Facebook to work for me and sharing that with others.  I have also watched closely at what others have been doing on Facebook so I can take that knowledge and share it with others.  With over 500 million people using Facebook th...
Posted about 3 years ago
Many areas of Minnesota are covered with snow. The Twin Cities area had about 9-16 inches depending on where you are at. This made me think about the positive side of all this. That Death...brings new life. Thus, not talking about death in a bad way. But right now plants are dead here, with the S...
Posted about 3 years ago
I am having a contest that I mentioned a couple days ago on my new Facebook page!The winner gets a $25 Gift Card to a place of their choice! Simple to follow steps: 1. Go to the Facebook Page linked below and LIKE the page! The video below explains it or I also have a video on the welcome page on...
Posted about 3 years ago
It is still snowing here in Minnesota, which makes this video series seem like a live broadcast. This is video #2 in the PROSPER IN LIFE series. In this video I talk about not waiting for the circumstances to be perfect until you do something you are wanting to do...the perfect time never comes. ...
Posted about 3 years ago
This year I have gone away from my inspirational blog posts. I have been posting about the Real Estate market or social media very often. However this week I thought I would do a 3-4 video series to help people PROSPER IN LIFE. In this intro video to the series I am outside as it is snowing here ...
Posted about 3 years ago
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I help buyers, sellers and investors with their real estate needs. In this blog I post my listings and give real estate, social media and personal development tips. I enjoy giving people tips, suggestions and hints that can improve their business and life.