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Real Estate Broker/Owner - Wayzata Lakes Realty: Eric Kodner Sells Twin Cities Homes
Minnesota & Wisconsin real estate broker, real estate educator and real estate specialist Eric Kodner, serving Minneapolis and Saint Paul metro area buyers and sellers. Homes for sale in Hennepin, Ramsey, Anoka, Carver, Dakota, Scott, Washington, Wright, Chisago, Sherburne, McLeod and Rice counties. Houses for sale on Lake Minnetonka and in Wayzata, Deephaven, Orono, Excelsior, Long Lake, Minnetrista, Edina, Eden Prairie, Bloomington, Burnsville, Apple Valley, Stillwater, Eagan, Maple Grove, Plymouth and Golden Valley. Properties for sale in western Wisconsin, including Saint Croix, Pierce, Burnett, Polk, Douglas, Bayfield and Ashland counties.

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I just posted on a couple of topics that share a common theme.  One post was about bringing people who've suffered a foreclosure back into the housing market, if that's possible.  And the other was about an NBC news report on school children who smuggle their school lunches home at the end of the...
05/31/2008
NBC News aired a disturbing segment this past week about hunger in America. The report quoted school officials who confirmed that some students in low-income communities seem to be taking their school lunches home, rather than eating at school.  And some households are relying on this food to pro...
05/31/2008
Three weeks ago, I read Andrew Lenza's post What the Mind Has Spawned, the Hands Have Wrought: The Weighty American Dream of Home Ownership.  Andrew's post dealt with broken dreams, with disillusioned former homeowners, in Andrew's words, "Too weak to lift another Dream, too broke to afford a new...
05/31/2008
It took me nearly a year to reach this point, but the time was well spent.This evening, both my real estate companies (Wayzata Lakes Realty in Minneapolis, Minnesota and Madeline Island Realty in La Pointe, Wisconsin) passed the 100,000 point mark on ActiveRain!Friends deserve much of the credit....
05/30/2008
If you're a lakeshore or waterfront property owner anywhere in the United States or Canada, help is on the way with aquatic weeds and noxious species like Zebra Mussels and snails. The WeedersDigest.com website was created to offer resources and help lakeshore owners deal with problems caused by ...
05/30/2008
The news stations are reporting that comedian and actor Harvey Korman died today at the age of eighty-one.  Korman was a regular on the "Carol Burnett Show" and also appeared in the Mel Brooks movie, "Blazing Saddles". My father, Howard Kodner, attended Senn High School in Chicago, along with Kor...
05/29/2008
First I got tagged by Rebecca Levinson.  Then Stewart Penn tagged me.  And Anthony Clark tagged me on my Wisconsin blog. Okay, I give up.  It's MeMe time. 1. Who is your favorite musical artist?  I don't listen to music for relaxation.  I worked in symphony orchestras for twenty-five years before...
05/29/2008
The effects of the recent sharp rise in gasoline prices were readily apparent yesterday. On Interstate 35 headed north out of the Twin Cities, traffic was unusually light for the kickoff of Memorial Day weekend.  Other than a fair amount of late afternoon congestion close to I-694 in the Lino Lak...
05/24/2008
This is Part Two in a series of posts dealing with Luxury Marketing Techniques.  The first installment, Basic Black is Always Elegant, Simple and Never Out of Style in Marketing Materials, dealt with the advantages of using bold black & white graphics to convey an upscale look and feel in marketi...
05/22/2008
This morning, I watched a local Minneapolis & Saint Paul area television show which featured an area "fixed-price" real estate brokerage firm.  The television station has an evident fondness for this company (or their money), as this is the second time in a month I've seen them featured.   (1)  V...
05/22/2008
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