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

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Real Estate Agent - Boardman Realty - Minnesota License#90858



I love working with home buyers! First Time Buyers. Move up Buyers. Relocation Buyers. You name it-I love it!That is why a few weeks ago when a young couple called for a showing on a home I have listed, I was excited. I pulled together my Home Buyer's Packet with information and tips for anyone c...
 Like a transformer in slow motion, the new Forest Lake water tower began to take on its final shape this past week. The construction process is quite a sight to see! Piece by piece concave metal is lifted into place and welded to the base, creating the "bowl". This past spring the original old "...
You'd better watch out and better not cry-He's coming soon through a Ham Lake neighborhood soon. Santa Claus is coming to town!One of the most fun and unique experiences that our family looks forward to every December is when Santa rides through the city on a fire truck, passing out candy canes t...
Everyday for the past several years, after I sent my family off to school and work, I have a faithful companion by my side. He would follow me into my office and be my alarm if when someone drove up the driveway or knocked on the door. Sitting at my feet, thumping his tail, Tikki has been our fam...
After the successful sale of last year of the home built by Forest Lake construction students in the parking lot of their school, the are at it again! The 3BR/2BA rambler built by Forest Lake High School Students in the previous year sold for $65,000 and was moved by its new owners to its permane...
Now what can I say about this permanent lawn sculpture except the homeowner must have a great sense of humor and fun! Homer Simpson in all of his colorful glory was spotted by my teenagers in the front yard of a home between Centerville and Lino Lakes. It is definitely one for the collection of U...
It is getting to be that time of year again. The holidays are upon us but the house hasn't sold. What should a seller do?At first inclination most sellers opt to withdraw their home from the market believing that the preoccupation with the holiday season puts few buyers in the market. While there...
This one is too good not to share...Since living in Ham Lake we have had our encounters with wildlife but with less than two weeks prior to Thanksgiving, this is one for the books.Moments ago I was pulled away from my work on the computer due to a weird thumping noise. I was confused but thought ...
As a Realtor, showing homes can sometimes be more of an adventure than others. This past summer, I had a wonderful family of clients looking for a hobby farm so they would no longer have to board their horses. They wanted to be located near the schools and employment in the Twin Cities, needed a ...
Drive down highway 8 between Forest Lake and Taylors Falls and can't miss this icon. After all the Lindstrom teapot is located just off main street and the highway IS main street in this little town with Swedish roots! Lindstrom has nicknamed itself "America's Little Sweden" as it was originally ...

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