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A 2BR/2BA "diamond in the rough" that could use a bit of polishing but it has the good "bones" that is unique to historic homes. Newer furnace (Estimated install date 1993). Serviced 10/2009. Electrical service update by licensed electrician in 2005.
Original hardwood flooring in dining room and loft areas. Decorative plaster ceilings in living and dining rooms. Built in corner cabinet in dining room.
Side porch with French doors opening to living area. Footed bathtub in upper bath. (8 comments)
Could it be the WINTER to Move Up to a Bigger House? YES!! - 11/20/09 08:49 AM
So, your family has lived and loved your cute and cozy 1960’s rambler for a few years now. It was perfect for a young, just married couple when you bought it. The bedrooms were on the small side but there was room to grow and it worked perfectly when there were just two of you. Then came the puppy who grew into a huge licking Labrador. And later one baby, then two. Now suddenly 1500 square feet is overrun with chew toys, Little Tikes and Duplos. That cozy little starter home is now cramping your lifestyle. But with the flux in (12 comments)
Unique 1 1/2 Story with open floor plan! Check out the extensive and recently expanded garage! *New sidewalks from garage to home in 2009. *Inside the home features tons of natural light from windows and skylights enhancing the open floor plan that ties the kitchen, dining and living areas together. *Kitchen features full walk-in pantry. *All appliances included. Washer and Dryer New in 2007. Dishwasher New in 2009.
For additional information on the home contact Teri Eckholm, REALTOR, RE/MAX Specialists at 651-336-7073
Okay it is just plain mean to make a cat wear a hat. That said, I couldn't resist. Living on acreage in Anoka County, we get some unusual visitors from time to time. A few weeks ago, our neighbor's three chickens (we have nicknamed them "the ladies") came up onto our front porch and clucked around below our cat's favorite perch. We bought him the hat so he could blend in with them on the next visit. He's not so certain he is pulling it off though. (14 comments)
Absolutely! There are still GREAT deals on many acreage and lakeshore home throughout Anoka County (and Washington County too)!The $8000 tax credit caused a flurry of activity at the end of the summer. With the original end of November deadline looming, people rushed to snatch up deals on acreage and lakeshore homes throughout Anoka, Chisago, Ramsey and Washington Counties. But now with the extension and expansion of the tax credit, many first time homebuyers and previous owners alike are excited that they too can STILL get a credit but wonder if they missed out on all the good deals. Not (1 comments)
Speechless Sunday(Almost)--Do I hear a Gobble Gobble?? - 11/15/09 11:01 AM
I have never been a hunter but buying an acreage home in Anoka County does present the perfect hunting opportunity now and then. Sure we see a deer run through the yard (or in front of our car) now and then but sometimes the missed opportunities are just GOLDEN! Just a few days ago, I heard quite a commotion in my backyard. Just a few weeks prior to Thanksgiving and we have a rafter of TURKEYS make a visit. We counted at least 40 of them. Quite an opportunity to take a shot or two...with my camera! Enjoy! FYI--A rafter is (14 comments)
Sometimes a flying flag doesn't affect us but on days like Veteran's Day when our country has just had a very vivid reminder at Fort Hood of how lucky we are that there are so many couragous men and women fighting to protect our freedoms, the flag means so much more. This flag flies over White Bear Lake near my office. Just one of many, many symbolic thank you's to our veterans. (12 comments)
Wonderful third floor condo in secure and convenient Birch Pond Development! Conveniently located just off Silver Lake Rd and County Rd E.
Huge formal living room area that opens to formal dining area and second bedroom. Beautiful pond views from every window in the unit!
Eat-in Kitchen with newer appliances and an abundance of storage. In-unit laundry room, washer and dryer also included!
Walking trails, swimming pool, workout room, workshop area, carwash, guest suite. So many amenities are (2 comments)
Expanded Tax Credit Will Make Moving in a MN Winter Worth the Effort! - 11/08/09 10:45 AM
Everyone knows that S word associated with a Minnesota Winter: SNOW! The dreaded elements of the season that scare many "sunshine and warmth" lovers out of our great state do present problems when it comes to moving and selling a home. But this year if you wait until spring, you could lose out big time. The expanded and extended tax credit for homebuyers will expire in April 2010 just as the warm winds of spring make a comeback. If you are considering a move in the next 6-12 months, listing your home now could definitely be to your advantage. Here are (7 comments)
Did you hear it? That big woosh of air was all of those buyers, sellers, REALTORS, loan officers and title representatives that had a purchase agreement with a November 30, 2009 closing date breathing out a collective sigh of relief. An extension for the tax credit for first time homebuyers was approved by both the house and senate and is scheduled to be signed by the president today. Professionals in the industry were worried about the potential bottleneck of all the closings trying to happen before the original deadline because we all know, S*** Happens on the way to the (5 comments)
Fall and all of it's beautiful colors are all but a memory in Anoka County and the north and east Twin Cities metro area. While we have a few reminders as we rake, blow and mulch leaves off of our lawns, it won't be long until we are covered with that winter white stuff. Enjoy the beauty of fall while we can! (23 comments)
Pohlad Grant Now FHA Approved but Deadline is Looming! - 11/04/09 04:18 PM
The deadline is looming! Not just for the tax credit for first time homebuyer. Anyone interested in buying a home in the 55106 Dayton’s Bluff area, needs to pay attention to the December 31st deadline for this program too! It’s been a few weeks since I had checked the Dayton’s Bluff website for information on the Pohlad Homebuyer Assistance Incentive Program. This is the program that caused so much excitement for buyer’s in the 55106 zip code earlier this year. But this morning when I clicked over I got a very pleasant surprise! The funds are now approved for FHA financing! (0 comments)
While getting ready for vacation a few weeks ago, I tested out our new camera and datacard on our cat. Muffin once again does not want to have a photo taken and is frankly board with the whole process. He yawned just as I snapped the photo. According to my teens, there is an internet theme of lolcats and cheeseburgers so they assured me that "Insert Cheezburger" was the best title for this shot. (15 comments)
Theresa "Teri" Eckholm/REMAX Specialists assists Minnesotans to find their way home with helpful tips and quality service. Dedication to customer service has made Teri the REALTOR® of choice for families in Blaine, Forest Lake, Ham Lake, Lino Lakes and Wyoming areas. Licensed in MN.
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