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By Tim Erickson
(AdvisorNet Mortgage, LLC)
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Mortgage Specialist in Fergus Falls, MN  Fergus Falls MN is a unique area of about 13,000 residents.  Surrounded by the vivid green of nature and tranquil calming prairies, Fergus Falls, MN is composed of luscious rolling farmland and over 1,000 lakes within the area.  For being a decently small ...
By Joe Johnson
(Coldwell Banker Preferred Partners)
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The Pelican Rapids Chamber of Commerce presents the Home & Garden show on April 25th from 9:00 to 2:00.  The show is being held in the PR High School Gymnasium. Admission is only $1 and proceeds go to future Chamber events. Local businesses will be on hand at the show for helping you get your hom...
By Joe Johnson
(Coldwell Banker Preferred Partners)
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Sales figures for Lakeshore Residential Properties Feb & Mar 2009:   Detroit Lakes MLS information   Fergus Falls MLS information   Feb 09 March 09 Feb 09 March 09 Closed Sales 6 8 1 4 New Listings Added 47 52 19 36 Pending Sales 4 3 6 2 Active Listings 341 385 267 290 Median Sold Price $215,000 ...
By Ryan Field, Real Estate - Fergus Falls - MN 56537
(RE/MAX Signature Properties)
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So the state of the economy sucks and the stock market is continuing in a downward spiral. Lately, I feel like a big pessimists. I need to keep my eyes off the news and focus on the positives. What positives are there. Well I was thinking about how great real estate is as an investment. There are...
By Joe Johnson
(Coldwell Banker Preferred Partners)
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This week the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) reported that there has been an unexpected rise in the mercury levels in northern pike & walleye fish caught in Minnesota.  (article on NorthlandOutdoors.com) The sample fish were collected from 845 lakes across Minnesota, and the statewide ...
By Joe Johnson
(Coldwell Banker Preferred Partners)
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Maplewood State Park just west of Pelican Rapidson Hwy 108 is hosting it's candlelight cross country ski event Feburary 21st from 6:00 to 8:00PM. A one mile trail around Cataract Lake will be lit with 150 candles for the event.  Chili, snacks, and hot beverages will be available at the Trail Cent...
By Joe Johnson
(Coldwell Banker Preferred Partners)
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January is usually a slow month for real estate.  This year even more so.  Blame it on the weather, the economy, or your least favorite politician.  The fact is, not many people want to look at houses in northern Minnesota during January.So....  What to do with this extra time?Well, fish of cours...
By Joe Johnson
(Coldwell Banker Preferred Partners)
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Most Pelicans fly to warmer locations for the winter. Not Pete. Crisp morning temp of -30°F too cold? Ha!  Not too cold for Pete.  Standing vigilant along the dam, watching over the city.  This piece of the Pelican River is all his.
By Joe Johnson
(Coldwell Banker Preferred Partners)
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While doing a market analysis-price opinion on a home, I dug up some of the following data on Lakeshore Residential properties in Otter Tail and Becker counties, MN: Detroit Lakes MLS total closed sales (Apr-Dec)2006     2172007     1882008     176 Fergus Falls MLS total closed sales (Apr-Dec)200...
By Joe Johnson
(Coldwell Banker Preferred Partners)
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Lakeshore sales in the Ottertail and Becker county region remain flat thrugh 2008.  As the summer selling season comes to a close, the total number of closed sales for lake shore homes shows a similar pattern to that of 2007.  Although still down from the peaks of ‘05 & ‘06, we are fortunate that...
By Joe Johnson
(Coldwell Banker Preferred Partners)
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How is the market for Lake Homes in the Ottertail and Becker Lakes area?  Let's take a look at some of the numbers from the area Multiple Listing Services....[Side Note: I belong to the the Detroit Lakes area MLS as well as the Fergus Falls area MLS.  Combined they give a very good picture of wha...
By Ryan Field, Real Estate - Fergus Falls - MN 56537
(RE/MAX Signature Properties)
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What makes Ottertail County a great region to live and visit? My Answer: The hunting opportunities. There are a number of great things that make this area an awesome place to live. We have more lakes in this county than any other county in the United States. We have a landscape of incredible beau...
By Ryan Field, Real Estate - Fergus Falls - MN 56537
(RE/MAX Signature Properties)
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As of the writing of this post the government has recently taken over Fannie Mae & Freddie Mac. Two of the largest backers of mortgages in the United States. So what does this mean for the real estate market? My oppinion is that it will help out the real estate market based on the following reaso...
By Ryan Field, Real Estate - Fergus Falls - MN 56537
(RE/MAX Signature Properties)
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  How to sell your Real Estate in Ottertail County or Fergus Falls It is the one thing that almost everyone does at one point in their lives, sells their home. This can be a very confusing time, filled with many questions and few answers. It is hard to understand all of the questions you may have...
By Ryan Field, Real Estate - Fergus Falls - MN 56537
(RE/MAX Signature Properties)
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Purchasing a home is one of the largest transactions that a typical person will ever do in their life. I have outlined a step by step process on how to purchase a home below. Keep in mind that all markets are different but most of the information below will work for any real estate market. In tod...
By Jonathan Meek, RSPS
(Adam Meek Real Estate)
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When Will My Property Sell?   There are four things that determine whether or not your home will sell quickly for the right price.  Some of these may not be what you want to hear, but all of them are what you need to know. 1.  LOCATION:  Nothing affects your home’s desirability like location: pro...
By Craig Mische, Lakefront real estate in Alexandria
(Counselor Realty)
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Near Battle Lake in Minnesota, is Glendalough State Park. It is the home to abundant populations of white-tailed deer, racoon, red fox and many other smaller animals.Lodging and camping facilities offer 22 cart-in sites, three canoe-in sites, one group camp and one camper cabin. The hilly, lake-s...
By Craig Mische, Lakefront real estate in Alexandria
(Counselor Realty)
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Around noon on Saturday I was at the lake lots of North Turtle Lake Shores on North Turtle Lake in Battle Lake. I am still working on converting the videos to flash format but was anxious to see the first clip I shot. While filming, I noticed a large bird soaring and sure enough, it was a Bald Ea...

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