Minneapolis & St. Paul Real Estate Blog ~ by Native Minnesotan Teri Eckholm

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Living on acreage whether open plain, prairie or wooded can be peaceful most of the year. But springtime can bring some unwanted action  Our limited snowfall and lack of spring rains so far has put all of Minnesota in a state of drought. This is not a good situation for our first day of spring in...
03/20/2015
Vintage Victorian home overlooking the Mississippi River with a view of the downtown St Paul skyline from the amazing two-story turret! What's not to love? This treasure is located across from Mounds Park. The colorful exterior and iron fencing add to its curb appeal. This home is not for sale b...
03/18/2015
    Last spring I drove past an old elementary school I attended in 2nd and 3rd grade. It is located in the Dayton's Bluff neighborhood of St. Paul's east side.  We lived kitty-corner from Mounds Park Elementary in a duplex that no longer exists due to freeway expansion. Yet this historic school...
03/11/2015
  The temperatures in the Minneapolis/St Paul metro won't be breaking any records this week but Minnesotan's will undoubtedly be breaking out the shorts (and dare I say, flip flops) as the thermometer edges close to 70. It won't  be long before the huge sheets of ice blanketing the surface of our...
03/09/2015
There's an often used saying, "Beauty is in the eye of the beholder". With vintage antique advertising this is especially true. The owner has this rusty old metal sign advertising 7up proudly displayed on the side of his St. Paul home. Others might consider it too rustic for display anywhere! An...
03/08/2015
Though this morning started out below zero, next week's forecast says SPRING! Yup, the weather men and women are predicting temperatures in the forty's and maybe even 50's! Green grass and budding flowers will not be far behind. Every spring seems to bring some new critter to our Ham Lake backyar...
03/05/2015
The real estate market continues to show a strong improvement in Blaine, Minnesota. There is a significant increase in new listings and average price of a home sold in 2014 over 2013. Almost all of Blaine’s lender mediated foreclosure/short sale homes have worked their way through the system and...
03/05/2015
      We are currently being blessed (or cursed if you are a snow-lover) with a wimpy winter by Minnesota standards. The early season abundance of snow...way back in November has now dwindled to a pretty low amount of snow cover. This means most roofs are not sporting 3 foot icicles and home dama...
02/28/2015
A home buyer should impressed by the cleanliness of your home from the moment they step over the threshold.  PERIOD!   While the first step in home staging is decluttering, the second is to be cleaning. Not just “surface clean” either.   A seller must DEEP clean the home!  Potential home buyers w...
02/26/2015
        The housing market in Hugo, Minnesota has remained steady. This north metro Washington County just outside of White Bear Lake saw a drop in new listings and closed sales in 2014 but that doesn’t mean there wasn’t a demand for homes. Housing inventory could the reason the average sales pri...
02/25/2015
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