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

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That giant snowman has a reason to smile these days as the real estate values have once again showed significant year over year improvement in 2014.  North St Paul is an eclectic, vibrant community located east of Minneapolis/St Paul metro and home to the world’s largest snowman. While the numbe...
  Considering purchasing a first home in Ramsey County in 2015? There are many opportunities to explore before you write your offer. First time home buyers in Ramsey County have a number of amazing, often overlooked programs available to them. There are specific qualifying guidelines so it is ess...
Como Park Zoo has always been one of our favorite destinations on a weekend afternoon, even on a snowy winter day. With big flakes falling we were graced by the presence of this white fox, which often hides in his foxhole instead of greeting zoo visitors. Smart little guy that he is, he embraces...
  It happened again a couple of days ago. A couple and their dog all lost their lives this week in Lindstrom, Minnesota due to carbon monoxide poisoning.  What a senseless tragedy.  CO detectors are very affordable yet this home did not have a CO or smoke detectors.  The scary thing about CO pois...
Owning a home is still the American Dream. But is buying a home in the Minneapolis/St Paul metro area a good investment in 2015? According to Forbes.com it is! Forbes just released the list of the top 20 cities of where investors should buy housing in 2015. Minneapolis/St. Paul/Bloomington came ...
It's a tradition to make a New Year’s resolution.. Yet sadly by the second week of January, most people have given them up if they have ever really acted on them at all. My husband and I made a resolution to downsize. We actually started last year and are continuing into 2015. We resolved to wor...
    The holidays are a wonderful time of year to sell a home. The MLS photos with a smattering of colorful lights and a festive wreath on the door add sparkle to a listing’s appeal…well that works in December anyway.  By mid-January, the holiday decor looks a bit sad. The appeal that the festive ...
Tonight Twin Citians will be facing some of the most brutal cold in Minneapolis/St Paul so far in 2015. People from other parts of the country think we must be crazy to live where temperatures reach into the double digits below zero. Who in their right mind would contemplate listing their home fo...
    With Thanksgiving's turkey leftovers all but a memory, the holiday season is in full swing. It is the time of year when my clients with their homes on the market, start calling for advice. On or off the market for the holidays? What a great question! My answer is always, if possible, keep it ...
Many people want that very good deal on a big piece of land in the country. Although there aren't as many foreclosures on Minnesota acreage as there were a few years ago, from time to time, there is a deal that might be too good to pass up on a hobby farm in the Minneapolis/St Paul suburbs.  How...

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