Real Estate Valuation and Appraisals in the Twin Cities of Minnesota

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Real Estate Appraiser - Michael S. Bolton,Inc.

ARCHIVED BLOG POSTS

2012 

Hiking on the Blue Hill Trail in the Sherburne County Wildlife refuge yesterday, I ran across this little "Woolly Bear" Caterpillar in the middle of the trail. My first thought was maybe it was dead, but after a little poke it surprised me and moved (it didn't jump up-thank god). Ev...
02/28/2012
Choosing Comparable Sales When choosing comparable sales for an appraisal, often times there is more analysis done than most realize. The use of distressed properties for an appraisal should be avoided if possible, however, if the concentration of distressed sales is so prevalent, then their use ...
02/27/2012
The City of Anoka, MN  Market Update The MLS indicates that prices for the City of Anoka, MN have decreased for the month of December, as well as year to date. The MLS also indicates that prices for January (not shown) have decreased. This is for all types of properties that have sold within the ...
02/27/2012
The above chart indicates some of the more popular stat's for homes situated within the City of Becker, MN over the past 7+ years. As you can see each year is fairly consistent, other than the median selling price, which has declined every year. This is for all designs of single family homes ...
02/25/2012
The City of St. Louis Park, MN  Market Update The MLS indicates that prices for the City of St. Louis Park, MN have increased for the month of December, and have declined year to date. The MLS indicates that prices for January (not shown) have decreased. This is for all types of properties that h...
02/24/2012
The above chart indicates some of the more popular stat's for homes situated within the City of Otsego, MN over the past 7+ years. As you can see each year is fairly consistent, other than the median selling price, which has declined over the past few years. This is for all designs of single ...
02/24/2012
The City of Princeton, MN  Market Update The MLS indicates that prices for the City of Princeton, MN have decreased for the month of December, as well as year to date. The MLS indicates that prices for January (not shown) have increased. This is for all types of properties that have sold within t...
02/22/2012
Let me make one thing perfectly clear, none of blog posts that I've been fortunate enough to have featured, are because I'm the second coming of Ernest Hemingway. If murdering the English language was a capital offense, I would be on death row. It took a lot of courage on my part to even ...
02/21/2012
The above chart indicates some of the more popular stat's for homes situated within the City of Big Lake, MN over the past 7+ years. As you can see each year is fairly consistent, other than the median selling price, which has declined over the past few years. This is for all designs of singl...
02/19/2012
The above chart indicates some of the more popular stat's for homes situated within the City of Monticello, MN over the past 7+ years. As you can see each year is fairly consistent, other than the median selling price, which has declined over the past few years. This is for all designs of sin...
02/19/2012
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