Lynn Johnson's Blog

Real Estate Agent - Coldwell Banker Home Connection
Sharing my thoughts on real estate, Owatonna, MN, and several other topics we run into in everyday life.



SERVICES PROVIDED TO BUYERS•¨      Our company is a member of two Multiple Listing Services (MLS) which allows us to keep you informed of any new listings from any MLS participating company.  If you see an exciting ad or a house with a different company's sign in the yard, we can get the informat...
Yea, I'm on vacation in sunny California.  Not a cloud in the sky from where I sit.  We're staying in the fun beach side area of Pacific Beach.  I'm really enjoying our escape from the snow and cold that we left behind in Minnesota.  It's especially relaxing knowing that my clients are in the ver...
First time home buyers, in particular, have a difficult time starting out knowing what to look for in a home.  I always start out with a helpful packet of information to get them going on the right foot.  Included in this information is a page like this that highlights features in the home that b...
What's Going On Around Owatonna in March?This month there are some informative and fun events taking place in Owatonna, Minnesota.  This last weekend the Minnesota Deer and Turkey Expo was held at the Four Seasons Centre, and this weekend it will be the site of the North American Farm and Power S...
This post came from a suggestion from fellow Active Rainer Virginia Hepp.  Thanks, Virginia.  I was commenting on a nice post from Dawn Whalen when I mentioned that we get kids involved in the listing of the family's home.  Obviously, kids have to be the appropriate age, but it works well for so ...
CO Detectors to be RequiredInstall a carbon monoxide detector. It could save your life, and it's the law. Beginning August 1, 2008, all single family homes in Minnesota will be required to have a CO detector, and beginning August 1, 2009, multi-family homes will be required to have CO detectors i...
The other day I was out and about enjoying the sunshine and I wanted to capture a few of the landmarks and attractions around Owatonna. I've really enjoyed the park trails this winter and have spent a fair amount of time in Kaplan's Woods hiking around the trails. It's been a great way to enjoy w...
Warning - if you don't like snow you may be offended by my photos - but this year we have plenty of it.  I want to show off my community.  We've been fortunate to raise our family, make lasting friendships, grow a business, and have fun all while living in Owatonna, Minnesota.  Owatonna is a comm...

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