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

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2008 

Oak wilt is devastating to the landscape across Anoka County. Prevent oak wilt spread by smart landscaping and maintenance. Oak trees should be trimmed in the late fall or winter months. If you have overgrown oak trees, now is the time to trim them and avoid exposure to this tree-killing disease!...
01/31/2008
Do you have an opinion on the vision for Ham Lake's future? Take time and attend the town hall meeting to see the five proposed plans that the task force has outlined. On Tuesday February 12 starting at 7:00PM, there will be an opportunity for all of Ham Lake's residents to see the five comprehen...
01/30/2008
Sound's like a trick question in this market doesn't it? Funny thing is that no matter what the market is like, the answer is not simple.What if you dig into your closet or file cabinet for that big vinyl envelope you received when you finalized your refinance last year? There was an appraised va...
01/29/2008
Late one Saturday afternoon my cell phone rang. The caller said they had just driven by a listing of mine and could I show them the inside. "Are you working with an agent?" I inquired. "No", he said. The meeting was set for the next evening.The young man and his fiancée arrived with an entourage ...
01/28/2008
You've seen the statistics! You know that the real estate market is down across the nation. Sellers in the 2008 spring market will be fighting to be noticed in a sea of foreclosed homes, builder's models and investor's flips. So what can you do to make your home stand out and get noticed? What li...
01/26/2008
A 25% nationwide drop in construction was announced last week by the National Association of home builders. But as all real estate is local, what does that mean to those of us living and working in the Twin Cities? Are the numbers the same? Better? Worse?The answer is, it all depends on your loca...
01/24/2008
Annual housing numbers were released this week and there were no surprises that the housing market was down in 2007. I say there were no surprises because the double digit increases in value seen a few years ago throughout the Twin Cities and Minnesota could not continue. Everyone working in the ...
01/17/2008
With the Minnesota Vikings out of the playoffs, Sundays are once again a good opportunity to sell real estate. At my first open house of the year yesterday, I wasn't able to sit down for a minute and read a chapter in the great novel I had brought with me. As soon as the sign was placed in the sn...
01/14/2008
A day or two before Christmas, our copy of the January 2008 Ham Laker Newsletter arrived from the City of Ham Lake. I noticed it nestled between the holiday cards and did a quick glance over the headline, "Please Answer our Community Survey", before tearing into the envelopes that held the photos...
01/10/2008
As I slowly wound my way through ice and snow on the slippery North Shore Trail while showing Forest Lake homes this past week, I was momentarily distracted by a colorful garage door. The elements made it difficult to see properly so yesterday I wound around back around the lake where I had showe...
01/09/2008
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