Sabinske & Associates Elk River & Zimmerman Blog

Real Estate Broker/Owner - Don Sabinske, Sabinske & Associates Inc. - 539MN
Market information for the Sherburne County, Minnesota area. Market reports, foreclosure statistics and buyer and seller information specifice to the northwestern suburbs.



I have written (not nearly) enough blog posts over the course of my time here on ActiveRain. Why?  Because I have better things to do, obviously. But, I had a subscriber that went through some of my old posts and rescued the orphans that were at two comments, made the third and granted me some ex...
Now, I am not proclaiming to be an accountant or tax adviser, however, I came across this information which might be helpful to you and your accountant or tax adviser. The general rule is that casualty losses are deductible in the year they occurred.  But there is a a special rule for those who h...
VSP Vision Care is the nation's larges NOT-FOR-PROFIT vision benefits and services company, and they have launched a gret new online Eye Pledge campaign. For every person who visits, and promises to take care of his or her eyes, VSP will donate a comprehensive eye ex...
Taiko, ancient Japanese dance   I have to admit that I know nothing about this art form, but it will certainly be something different for our area as the Elk River Arts Alliance Performance Series starts the 2011-12 season Saturday, Oct. 8, at Zabee Theatre, 7 p.m. Taiko is an ancient Japanese ar...
Leaving a Listing Appointment and Showing the Listing on the MLS BEFORE You Leave! One of the commenters on my recent listing thought that I was pretty speedy to have the listing on ActiveRain within three hours of leaving the listing. I can do one better than that.  My associate and I have a sys...
Maya Swamy has a great idea here, and one that I will consider when I get some rental property. It sounds fairly simple, and it could get you more response.  Thank Maya for me.   Success in the Rain – Doing it Mike Cooper’s way.   Mike Cooper wrote a blog “Commissions are not the only source of i...
I know.  You love the slogan.  Who wouldn't?  It has only been used time and time again to "power up" other ad campaigns.  But, the "Powered By Nature" slogan won't appear wont' be on the water tower by the YMCA.   The City Council considered adding the new "Powered by Nature" logo to this water ...
New Listing as of about 3 hours ago! This is a great 3 bedroom, 1 and half bath property is close to the transit system. It is very attractive with hardwood floors, built in the thirties when they could really make houses. Expect a great deal of amenities and a lot of charm for only $75,000. Ther...
I finally got what I think was my first "lead" from Active Rain last week. But, I am not sure.  He must have liked something about the post I wrote about experienced agents.  He has some issues, as many sellers do these days.  And, I am waiting at the gate to see what his situation is.  When some...
A full-length movie filmed in Elk River by a fledgling local production company has made its theatre debut. The faith-based and family-friendly drama called “Prodigal” is the first project of Lost Coin Productions, co-owned by Chet Borger of Elk River and starring his son Dylan. Filming was compl...

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