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Chuck Carstensen is a Realtor with RE/MAX Results helping Minnesota Home Buyers and Minnesota Home Sellers. If your looking for a Contract for Deed in Minnesota contact Chuck. Selling Real Estate in Anoka, Isanti, Sherburne, Chisago, Wright, Mille Lacs, Kanabec, Pine and Hennepin Counties. Top cities to search is Cambridge MN home search and Elk River MN home search.

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2008 

I am going to go off subject.  I am watching the Bears and Vikings tonight and wanted to chime in on Adrian Peterson of the Vikings. I think he should get League MVP consideration. Obviously the Vikings need to make the playoffs to give him a shot at that but I don't think any of the top teams ha...
11/30/2008
Lets just say you were someone who set a goal for how many homes you need to sell in 2009...now lets imagine that you set the goal a month or more in advance of 2009 knowing that most likely any new sale you made starting now would close in 2009... MY QUESTIONS FOR YOU ARE: 1) HAVE YOU SET A GOAL...
11/29/2008
I did some house shopping today...not for myself of course.  More house shopping tomorrow and a little on Sunday.  I guess you can say I am a HOUSE shopping addict. I am mostly into helping others find great deals.  There are a lot of great deals out there... Of course I was meaning actual shoppi...
11/28/2008
First...whats "closed circuit" mean?  About 10 years ago when I was an Intern at KFAN Sports Radio in Minneapolis some of the talk show hosts used to always say this.  Its just sort of stuck with me.  Its was basically a message that they spoke over the air intended for one individual.  I think i...
11/26/2008
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When I say FANTASY REAL ESTATE I am talking about a GAME we are playing with the offices owned by Re/max Associates Plus inc. We are playing a game where we add up our points based about about 30 different categories.  We are doing with REAL ESTATE what a lot of people do with FOOTBALL, GOLF, BAS...
11/24/2008
How much better off will you be this time next if you practice the RULE OF FIVE in your business? What is the RULE OF FIVE?  I learned this a few years ago at a Jack Canfield presentation... The RULE OF FIVE is doing 5 things each day that will bring you closer to your BREAKTHROUGH GOAL! Do you ...
11/24/2008
Its an interesting time in the market now. Especially in a cold state like Minnesota.  Typically there are less buyers out looking this time of year, yet the inventory of homes is still FAT. So a question I get is: HOW LOW WILL THE BANK SELL THIS HOME FOR? That can be a tough question to answer. ...
11/23/2008
I am not sure how all MLS systems nationwide work, but in the Twins Cities area in Minnesota you can search the AGENT ROSTER and get other agents MEMBER ID codes and then search to see how many homes people really sell. These sales numbers are not 100% accurate.  I am missing 4 closed sales.  One...
11/21/2008
Last year about this time I did not have much going on Real Estate wise. I had a solid year but the end of the year was poor in sales and activity.  Because of this I decided to get serious about PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT. Learning, growing and developing on my own time was something I was willing to ...
11/21/2008
It is interesting to me that an ATTITUDE of GRATITUDE now widely being recognized and a success strategy.  I blogged about this about a month ago with this post: Having an Attitude of Gratitude! In Jack Canfields weekly newsletter he wrote about GRATITUDE as a top success principle.  I told one o...
11/20/2008
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