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2009 

The current real estate market is depicted by a late March photograph of the shoreline along Forest Lake in Washington County, Minnesota.   overcast sky, unstable ice frigid water, rocky shore waiting; secure in the knowledge that this season too shall pass value always returns   If you are buyin...
03/30/2009
Whether you are ditching the hazardous waste when cleaning out the garage or dumping the leaves from an afternoon yard cleanup, Anoka county has you covered. Got Hazardous Waste? If it is time for a trip to the Anoka County Household Hazardous Waste Facility (HHW) head to Blaine! The HHW is locat...
03/30/2009
Spring has sprung according to the calendar but in Minnesota we all wait for the ice out on the lakes as a true sign of that the season of growth is upon us. As you can see in this photo essay of shots of Forest Lake, there is still some work for the sun to do.   About a week ago, an early ice ou...
03/28/2009
Winding around Forest Lake along North Shore Trail, it is always a good idea to keep your eyes on the road. Along this twisty-turny trail, there is a good view of the eclectic mix of lakeshore homes with the huge mansions abutting the property with quaint lakeshore cabins. Just off 97 and before ...
03/27/2009
If you can answer yes, the VA loan program is designed exclusively to help you buy a home. It is a GREAT option for financing your piece of the American Dream! And, it is one of the only ZERO down programs still available.As a REALTOR® who works throughout Anoka, Chisago and Washington Counties, ...
03/27/2009
Last week I received a text inquiry from someone who had read my blog asking if I had any homes currently listed on a Minnesota wetland. I was excited as though I didn't have any current listings on one of Minnesota's greatest resource; I know there are many well-priced homes currently listed thr...
03/26/2009
This is NOT what I saw out my windshield as I headed down to a Real Estate Continuing Education class this morning on VA Loans. We did have a few flurries in Anoka County early today but nothing like a Minnesota winter storm. Think Spring!   If you are buying or relocating to Minnesota and need h...
03/25/2009
In the early 1980's, when someone was talking about REO they probably meant REO Speedwagon not a home owned by a bank. Yep, back in the day when many of my friends and relatives were buying their first house, few thought a foreclosure home was a good deal. There was a section in the paper at the ...
03/24/2009
The snow is quickly melting away and spring has sprung! If your oak trees require trimming, do not delay. It is best to have all trimming done by April 1st or wait until October. Oak wilt is devastating to the landscape across Anoka County. Oak trees should be trimmed in the late fall or winter ...
03/23/2009
Relocating from out of state to Minnesota takes coordination and a little innovation doesn't hurt either...Here's the story: After weeks of narrowing down homes to view and a couple of long days seeing a half dozen or so beautiful properties throughout Chisago and Anoka Counties, my out-of-town b...
03/20/2009
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