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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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2012 

Looking back at what I have seen come on the market and go off the market the first month in the North Metro of Minnesota I can tell you that the good listings are not lasting long. Good listings are the ones priced at or below market.  They could be bank owned, short sale, or traditional sellers...
01/31/2012
  40670 Louden Ave Sunrise Twp, MN 55056   Description Majestic 3 story home in the country just minutes from I-35. Upgrades throughout the home! Enjoy the wrap around front porch, heated floors, professional kitchen, unfinished basement for more space/storage. Several outbuildings, 80 more acres...
01/30/2012
Your thinking about buying a home this Spring or Summer!  You want to buy, but will your credit let you!  Its time to check on your credit and make sure its in shape for your soon to be house shopping!   FHA is pretty liberal with credit scores allowing you to get pretty much the best rates and t...
01/27/2012
The cold weather really did not hit us to stay until 10-14 days ago.  However when Minnesota gets cold, it gets cold.  Thus, when houses don't have the heat on they freeze up fast! Why is the heat off in a house you may ask?  Well, normally someone in Foreclosure or in the process of a short sale...
01/25/2012
Here is this weeks update from the Minneapolis Association of Realtors below.  Its hard to add to their summary.  It does a good job explaining the current market and the signs that say the market is turning around. I have used this info for the last couple months to explain that prices will be s...
01/23/2012
After having an Elk River, MN home listed for rent I am finding there is a big need for more single family home rentals in Elk River and the surrounding areas.  It took just over 2 weeks to rent the listing I had in December.  Since then I have received several calls requesting rentals.  On the M...
01/19/2012
Its good to relay the the Minneapolis Association of Realtors is reporting that week one of 2012 the trends we saw late in the year continued.  I personally felt like that week was a slow week.  However, the last few days I have met some new buyers who are entering the market.  This should lead t...
01/17/2012
Over the next couple days I am going to work on a speech that I will be doing soon at my Elk River, MN Toastmasters club.  (visitors welcomed) One of my goals I am working on with this speech is to write it out.  Yes, believe it or not in the past I have just been practicing the speeches based on...
01/16/2012
Tonight I have been sitting up with my one month old son and even though I am up, he is sleeping.  For some reason I want to be up now even though I may pay for it tomorrow.  I have had this urge to pray for people tonight!  Not to wake up the little guy I have been praying in a whispering voice....
01/13/2012
  350 2nd St NE Sartell, MN 56377   Description 5 Bedroom home on nice corner lot with a park across the street. Nice two leveled deck off the kitchen. Kitchen has extra cabinets, and breakfast area. 3 bedrooms on main level. Large living room and large family room downstairs. $130,000 Year Built...
01/11/2012
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