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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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2012 

There is a problem with the best house on your list.  What is the problem?  Well, its simple. If you like the house, its a new listing, and priced well; then chances are someone else will like the house. The Twin Cities Real Estate market has heated up. The good houses are selling fast. If you li...
03/31/2012
Tonight the Area 63 Speech Contest were held at the United Methodist Church in Elk River, MN.  Contestants were competing in either the Table Topics Contest or the International Speech Contest. The Table Topics contestants were ask the question, "What makes you feel good about the future of our C...
03/29/2012
I wrote a post last week about how much less your house payment is on some of the homes in Sherburne, Anoka, Isanti and Wright county then it would be to rent the same house.  This blog I am re-posting from Chris covers 5 key reasons to be aware of if you are deciding between renting and owning. ...
03/28/2012
For those of you who can't sleep and are thinking about buying or selling a home I think this is a good read for you, written by a mortgage professional. Certainly I am a full time agent (right now full time and overtime), and most of the offers I write are on NEWLY listed homes. They are selling...
03/26/2012
Well done post on the upcoming Area 63 Speech Contest in Elk River!  There are two seperate contests and so far 7 confirmed participants.  I will be there and want to extend the invite to more people, see Michael's post below.      Well folks I moved up a notch, and now I'm headed to the "Elk Riv...
03/23/2012
  4146 112th St NW Maple Lake, MN 55358 Almost 1 Acre Just Outside of Silver Creek Description Great home offered by a traditional seller on the edge of Silver Creek. 4 BR, 2 BA and main floor laundry.  Good sized living room on the main level and a large lower 12x30 level family room. Downstair...
03/23/2012
I write a fair amount of low ball offers.  Sometimes they actually work out. Normally in those situations its a cash offer and the buyers are willing to come up a little. Normally the house is also in need of a lot of work. If the house is nice and its at or real near the market price, I can't re...
03/21/2012
  307 Cottonwood St SW Isanti, MN 55040 Move In Ready 4 Bedroom Home Description Ready to move into home from a traditional seller in a great location in Isanti! The home features 4 Bedrooms and 2 Bathrooms. Open kitchen, dining and living room area with vaulted ceilings & center island. Kitchen...
03/21/2012
Working with a lot of first time buyers and investors I get to see first hand what a house payment is on a $100,000 home sale for a first time buyer, compared to the rent payment that my investor buyers get on their property. Some of the areas I work in like Isanti County, part of Sherburne and W...
03/19/2012
Every day is a new day to let your light shine!  Think of the little babies!  They are born with the shine.  Just a little smile sends off light and makes everyone feel better, both the giver and receiver. Some where along our growing up me may have forgot how simple it is to shine our light.  So...
03/17/2012
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