realtorinedenprairie: 110941 Von Hertzen Circle, Chaska (3Bd/2Bth) $199,500 - 09/21/19 08:27 AM
Seller Motivated! - Fresh Kitchen Updates with New Stainless Steel Appliances, new countertops and Stainless Sink!, and fixtures! Buy for less money than than rent and build equity in this fresh 3 Bedroom (all on one level!) townhome in the heart of Jonathan with 2 car garage, newer HVAC, Windows, Roof, Paint. Jonathan boasts miles of trails, basketball court, parks, lakes, nature and walking trails to enjoy....
Own for less than rent!
Stieg Strand, Realtor
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realtorinedenprairie: 9337 Overlook Trail Eden Prairie $345,000 - 08/30/19 08:41 PM
Incredible opportunity for gleaming home in Olympic Hills. (3 Beds on same level) Fresh Paint throughout home, large sun bathed 4 season addition off Kitchen/Dining room for lots of entertaining. Large fenced in yard for sports, water fun, gardening, dogs and kids! Cozy family room with gas fireplace. Hundreds of square feet of storage under 4 season for all your seasonal treasures!
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realtorinedenprairie: Will the real estate market "bubble" burst again? - 04/02/19 09:49 AM

Last week, released a survey of active home shoppers (those who plan to purchase their next home in 1 year or less). The survey asked their opinion on an impending recession and its possible impact on the housing market.
Two major takeaways from the survey:
42% believe a recession will occur this year or next (another 16% said 2021) 59% believe the housing market would fare the same or worse than it did in 2008                                    Why all the talk about a recession recently?Over the last year, four separate … (0 comments)

realtorinedenprairie: Home Listing information "deemed reliable" but not always.... - 01/25/19 02:31 PM
It is important to clarify something about the wild and crazy world of Real Estate professionals and today's "online hunter" home buyers. Specifically, I am referring to the HOPE that the information such as the listed square footage is accurate on advertisements for home listings. 
Measuring "oopsies" are certainly real and can happen from time to time, but for educational purposes to help give us perspective to what we are talking about, let us look at a few different terms associated with square footage and their meaning.
Total Square Feet = All square footage in the home on all levels, including stairwells, mechanicals, … (0 comments)

realtorinedenprairie: Good News! Government Shutdown WILL NOT Effect VA Mortgages - 01/01/19 03:17 PM
Sadly, only 13% of eligible veterans actually USE their VA mortgage benefit. There are a variety of factors why, but education is one of them. So, to increase awareness, this is an important message in light of the current government shutdown.
In light of the possibility of a partial federal government shutdown, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Secretary Robert Wilkie released the following statement on December 21,2018
“Thanks to the leadership of President Trump and Congress, VA is fully funded for fiscal year 2019, and in the event of a partial government shutdown, all VA operations will continue unimpeded. “We thank … (3 comments)

realtorinedenprairie: Buy a home with NO MONEY DOWN!!!!!!? - 11/15/18 09:37 AM

Many homebuyers are unaware of the Minnesota Housing Finance Agency (MHFA) preferred risk program (Called Start Up for First Time Homebuyers and Step Up for previous homeowners) available from selected lenders that provides a high 97% Loan to Value Ratio with no upfront or no monthly mortgage insurance!
Here is an info link to the the Start up program for First Time Homebuyers only....
Contact me today, and I can refer you to mortgage partners that know this program, and I can help you get into your FIRST HOME!
Stieg Strand, Realtor
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realtorinedenprairie: West Coast Style Row Townhouses by the Eden Prairie Mall (Hartford) - 10/11/18 08:36 AM
The Hartford Place Courthomes are tucked near the back of the Hartford Townhome development with an extra measure of privacy.  They are one of a kind, and located conveniently in the heart of Eden Prairie within a 5 minute wak of the Eden Prairie Center. The Hartford Place Courthomes are within the public school boundaries of District 272, award winning Eden Prairie Schools.
The Complex is professionally managed by First Serve, formerly known as Gittleman Property Management 952.277.2700
   Eden Prairie is one of the most desirable places to live in the United States, with 170 miles of hike and bike trails, 2,250 acres of parks, and 1,300 acres of open … (1 comments)

realtorinedenprairie: Can you trust the measurements on Home Listings? - 07/06/18 11:15 AM
It is important to clarify something for Real Estate professionals and today's "smart" home buyers. The original intention in the phrase "information deemed reliable, but not guaranteed" has nothing to do with "I can put in poor information, and it is just fine, because of this statement on each listing on the MLS".
(At least that statement is present on each home listng in my home state of MN)
The phrase is there to cover the service and listing companies when there … (0 comments)

realtorinedenprairie: 16221 Westgate Lane, Eden Prairie $429,900 (Steps to EPHS/Round Lake!) - 06/29/18 07:10 AM
A rare opportunity to live at your own resort! Super relaxing and functional walk out rambler in incredibly quiet neighborhood just steps to Round Lake Park, Eden Prairie High School. Tavern 4&5, Kowalski's, and more! Beautiful and tasteful updates throughout, newer Roof (2013), HVAC(2013), Windows, Doors, Driveway, Landscaping, Gas Fireplace (2015)Appliances, Pool Heater (2015) Pool Liner (2014)
Stieg Strand RE/MAX Results Eden Prairie

realtorinedenprairie: PRE - List Opportunity! 7230 Emerson Ave N Brooklyn Center $200,000 - 05/22/18 02:21 PM
SOLID Opportunity for this 3 Bd, 2Bath Rambler 1683 finished square feet One Story in great neighborhood with HUGE flat fenced backyard and a HUGE 2+ Super deep garage, oh... did I mention 1/2 of the driveway is CEMENT! 
Excellent Bones, but needs your HGTV/ Joanna Gaines touches!
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realtorinedenprairie: Empowered Single Women, not Men reaching for the American Dream! - 05/14/18 06:00 AM
According to NAR’s (National Association of Realtors) 2017 Profile of Home Buyers & Sellers, the share of recent homebuyers who were single at the time of purchase held steady at 24% last year.
The percentage of first-time buyers who were single females rose to 17% (up from 16%), as the share of single men dropped from 11% to 8%. So, it would be true to say, women are gaining power as homebuyers and men are losing their desire to be homeowners.
The primary stated reason for buying a home amongst single females was the simple yet very powerful desire to own, and not rent … (0 comments)

realtorinedenprairie: 133 Broadway Street E, Osseo Price Correction for quick sale $259,900 - 04/20/18 08:46 AM

Own your piece of Mid Century "Americana" in a small "downtown" neighborhood of Osseo. Just steps from a historic main street, with large picturesque tree's, and a true feel of "Up North", but you are still in the Cities! Large beautiful ramber in quiet neighborhood. This home has been quality built & well cared for. Newer appliances, eat in kitchen, hardwood floors in main floor bedrooms, and two separate staircases down the HUGE basement!

realtorinedenprairie: 8536 Drake Court, Chanhassen $499,900 (Compare to New Construction!) - 04/06/18 07:31 AM

5 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms, and over 4,300 finished square feet
Stately Colonial in the high demand Lake Susan Hills neighborhood with Lake Susan views. Largest Master Suite (30 x14) under $1M homes available in area! Modernized kitchen with new lighting, countertops & appliances and Center Island. (Two gas burning fireplaces) Hrdwood floors & walk-in pantry. Formal Main floor office off entry foyer with dramatic two stories! The walkout lower level lots of windows and a high ceiling, radiant heating in floors, bedroom, and huge recreation area for teenagers.
See Virtual Tour and Pics for 8536 Drake Court, Chanhassen 
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Top Ranked in Chanhassen!
  SEARCH FOR ALL HOMES … (1 comments)

realtorinedenprairie: Selling your home? 9.5 Home "Prep" Tips for MAXIMUM "BUYER LOVE" - 04/03/18 12:28 PM
Cleaning and more cleaning and make sure your home smells clean! (Almost as important) Consider an initial "pre-list" professional cleaner coming in for your floors and carpets, as it sets the "condition" bar for your highest buyer interest. More econo: Wiping down all your walls, shelves, trim, doors, and cabinets with frequently refreshed warm water and a little vinegar is a classic and inexpensive technique. (You can even swish around a little bit of Lysol/Pine Sol in water in the toilet or a little lemon grinding in the garbage disposal before showings or Open Houses)  Remove clutter on the floors, even … (0 comments)

realtorinedenprairie: Kirk Cousins, now a MN Viking, and his effect on Real Estate? - 03/15/18 08:29 AM
Kirk with his wife, Julie and their son Cooper
First, I know what you are thinking. Is this guy crazy? Well, think of it this way. Has there ever been bursts of real estate sales due to "forces" that didn't have any base in logic? Of course there has been.... Let's ponder shall we.
I have had clients buy homes because they really like the neighbors, (one example is a client liking the idea of a MN State Trooper being across the street from his young family) even if the house is not "all" what they really want... Even, the smell of a … (0 comments)

realtorinedenprairie: Conventional Program is STRONG alternative to FHA Mortgages! - 02/20/18 10:45 AM
Many prospective homebuyers are being hit with a few harsh realities. The first, finding a home that is affordable is hard, especially finding an older one that you might want to fix up and build equity into. The difficulty is compounded when you try to buy it with an FHA mortgage, which is a great program, but it does have certain "unflexible" components that dictate the physical condition of the home and it NEVER goes away!
(FHA Mortgage Insurance is paid at closing AND every month inside your payment, until you pay it off!)
Well, Fannie Mae has a mortgage product that a number … (1 comments)

realtorinedenprairie: FEMALE POWER!!! - Ladies are FAR more likely than men to buy a home! - 02/07/18 06:08 AM
According to NAR’s (National Association of Realtors) 2016 Profile of Home Buyers & Sellers, the share of recent homebuyers who were single at the time of purchase held steady at 24% last year.
The percentage of first-time buyers who were single females rose to 17% (up from 16%), as the share of single men dropped from 11% to 8%.
The primary stated reason for buying a home amongst singles was the simple yet very powerful desire to own a home of their own.
If you are thinking the possibility about buying a home, contact Stieg Strand with RE/MAX Results: TOP Rated Realtor on....
Here is … (0 comments)

realtorinedenprairie: 3 Encouraging Life Lessons from the Eagles Victory in the Super Bowl! - 02/05/18 07:55 AM
Well, the drama, the build up, the parties, the travel, the arguments over who is the best, and all the hype is dying down in Minneapolis. (My Hometown)
What few quick lessons can we glean from this for our own life improvement and even business application?
1. Don't listen to your critics. When the Eagles "playoff hopes" looked bleak with Carson Wentz getting injured, the team and even Nick Foles simply focused on the task, and didn't talk about hopes, they talked about executing their game plan....every game!
2. Hard work WINS! During the game, it was apparent to me, maybe you that the Eagles … (4 comments)

realtorinedenprairie: Pre-Market(MLS)in Minnetonka Schools - 5737 Covington Circle $433,000 - 01/29/18 01:37 PM
5737 Covington Circle is a true value and opportunity in a high demand neighborhood with Minnetonka schools. (Just a few blocks west of Clear Springs Elementary) Lovingly updated, and maintained this large, open 4 bedroom four level home has been meticulously renovated with high quality materials and workmanship to increase the home's timeless charm and character. 
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realtorinedenprairie: The Top 20 Hottest Home RENO Trends for 2018! - 01/18/18 01:13 PM

Thinking about remodeling but you are a bit fuzzy on what or where the best benefit will be if you do one thing or the other? This is a common dilemma. There are a number of factors to consider. The first of which is how much money are you willing to invest? Then, you have to consider your relative skill or lack of skill in trying to execute a project yourself like those really fun to watch DIY shows on HGTV.
Now you have another critical decision to make that contrasts money and skill. It is your time! How much of your … (3 comments)

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