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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 

Last Sunday my wife and kids got most of the Christmas decorations up.  Christmas is my wife's favorite holiday. I wrote yesterday about how hard it is to come up with a gift list for myself; its even more pressure to make sure I make it a good Christmas for my wife. At least this step is ready a...
11/20/2012
I don't know about you, but I have a tough time making a Christmas list at this age. We drew names this past weekend when visiting my parents and siblings. My kids and the cousins had no problem coming up with a list. My brother has said he is almost done with his shopping for the kids. My wife w...
11/20/2012
I cover a lot of Real Estate when it comes to selling Real Estate.  Most of my sales come in Isanti and Sherburne County, but I also get a few a year in Wright, Anoka, Washington, Chisago, Hennipen, Mille Lacs, Kanabec, Dakota, Stearns, Benton, Scott and Ramsey county. That means most of this map...
11/19/2012
Good reminder to make sure buyers and sellers are all on the same page in regards to personal property.  A sale never should fall through over personal property, but it does happen.  Get this clear up right away in the transaction.    After months of searching countless homes, finding the perfect...
11/19/2012
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With one family Thanksgiving in the books and one more to go I normally stay "safely out of the cooking area".  I am just not allowed in the kitchen until its time to dish up.  For those hosting and cooking the big meal here is a repost of some Thanksgiving safety tips.      The Holiday season is...
11/18/2012
It seems that every day or every other day I am reblogging a post about what home buyers should look at when buying a home.  Of course you want to buy a home that you can afford so you are not house poor after your purchase.  Don’t be house poor, buy what you can afford.Just recently I was speaki...
11/18/2012
Its good for potential home buyers to understand "How Much They Should Spend" when buying a home.  With interest rates being so low and prices still near the lows a lot of buyers are jumping in earlier then they might have thought to look in lower payments on a good house. Thus, I am sharing this...
11/16/2012
I am normally real good at following up with any call. However, there are certain instances when there I people I just can't help.  No money, no credit or bad credit and something to add on top of that.  Sorry, just can't help you unless you can really buy a home.  I have wasted far too much time...
11/16/2012
This is something I definitely need to do. Your insurance company tells you to do it, but how many of us have an accurate record of what the contents of your home is?  You can't control the natural disasters that can strike at anytime. Take time in the next couple of days to put a list together. ...
11/15/2012
A couple years ago I used to write up offers having the buyers wait to do the inspections until the bank approves the short sale.  I thought that why should the buyers put $350 into an inspection when they don't know the bank will approve the offer. About a year ago my mind was changed because it...
11/15/2012
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