Minneapolis & St. Paul Real Estate Blog ~ by Native Minnesotan Teri Eckholm

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In under a minute, life changed for so many Twin Cities north metro residents this past weekend. Several of the communities I serve as a Realtor, from Coon Rapids though Blaine, Lino Lakes and Centerville, ending in Hugo, were hit out of a beautiful blue sky by a tornado. Minnesotans should have ...
Living on acreage can bring encounters with wildlife from time to time. We have hawks, eagles, blue jays and cardinals flying overhead. There are raccoons, skunks and every color of squirrel that run through our yard. We have seen grouse, pheasants and wild turkeys too. A few of these encounters ...
While browsing through the Q&A section of the real estate website, Trulia the other day, I ran across a question from a Twin Cities resident who was considering purchasing a home on a Minnesota wetland. This homebuyer was wondering whether buying a home with environmental lakeshore would be a hug...
I try to avoid driving on Hwy 65 when showing houses in Anoka County. The backroads throughout Ham Lake, Linwood, Blaine and East Bethel are more picturesque. But a shortcut to our favorite movie theater in East Bethel from our Ham Lake home has my family driving down a short stretch of the Hwy 6...
Anoka County first time homebuyers are in luck. More than $5.1 million dollars of low interest funds have been made available through the Minnesota Housing Finance Agency (MHFA) to qualified borrowers. Qualifying home buyers can use the funds for a new or existing Anoka County home valued at up ...
As a Realtor working in this changed Twin Cities real estate market, I get lots of questions: "Is it REALLY a good time to buy a home?" "With all the foreclosures, there must be some awesome deals?" "What does mean when an offer requires bank approval'?" The media has lead many first time buyers ...
Blaine continues to expand and change the north metro of the Twin Cities albeit at a slower pace than in the past few years. The residential real estate construction boom in Blaine during the past decade has slowed but not stopped making new and existing home purchase opportunities very affordabl...
Homeowners fearing foreclosure who live in Anoka County have several options for assistance. Help can be a call, click or workshop away!The Foreclosure Prevention Hotline directs calls to a certified mortgage prevention foreclosure specialist. Calls are returned on business days usually within 24...
Before the curtain is raised and the action starts with the first showing, the stage is set for the perfect home sale. Sure the market has changed but you want or need to sell your home! After reviewing websites all winter for the best of the best agent, you have called in the expert. The Realtor...
Fireworks are not limited to celebrations in July. The City of Ham Lake's Mayor was at the center of a hullabaloo due to a misused metaphor that was construed as bigoted. The spark of controversy was amplified by local media last week when Mayor, Paul Meuiner as voiced his frustration as the only...

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