Explore White Bear Lake, MN

By Teri Eckholm, REALTOR Serving Mpls/St Paul North & East Metro
(Boardman Realty)
Comments 18
A headline in a April 2018 St Paul Pioneer Press article reads, "White Bear Lake Man Believes Old Batteries Robbed him of Health and Home". The foundation of his 1939 built lake home and surrounding retaining walls around the property were constructed using emptied out battery casings filled with...

By Teri Eckholm, REALTOR Serving Mpls/St Paul North & East Metro
(Boardman Realty)
Comments 0
  The housing market in White Bear Lake, Minnesota is booming. This northeast suburb of the Minneapolis/St. Paul metro area had less homes list but almost an equal number of sold in the year over year statistic from 2016. The effect on average price was a solid 4.5% increase. While not as impress...

By Teri Eckholm, REALTOR Serving Mpls/St Paul North & East Metro
(Boardman Realty)
Comments 2
Are YOU facing the home buying dilemma? When is the right time to buy a first home in the North and East Twin Cities Metro? Funny thing is, there is no right answer. We are fortunate in the Minneapolis St Paul area. Homes are affordable for both single people and couples. There are abundant down...

By Teri Eckholm, REALTOR Serving Mpls/St Paul North & East Metro
(Boardman Realty)
Comments 1
Buying a home is not an every day event. The average person purchases real estate once every eight years .Whether you are a first time buyer or someone who hasn’t purchased a home for several years, sometimes a refresher on real estate terms can be very helpful. I often notice my Minneapolis/St ...

By Teri Eckholm, REALTOR Serving Mpls/St Paul North & East Metro
(Boardman Realty)
Comments 2
 You've decked the halls to the max but as a homeowner it is very important to make sure your home is safe year round. A few years ago, just after the holidays, I was in the office when a past client called to say their parents were looking for temporary housing. While removing the Christmas tree...

By Teri Eckholm, REALTOR Serving Mpls/St Paul North & East Metro
(Boardman Realty)
Comments 1
  The housing market in White Bear Lake, Minnesota remained strong but was a  bit flat overall from 2014 to 2015. This northeast suburb of the Minneapolis/St. Paul metro area had almost the exact same numbers of new homes listed on the market in year over year in 2015. There was a sizable increas...

By Teri Eckholm, REALTOR Serving Mpls/St Paul North & East Metro
(Boardman Realty)
Comments 0
Are planning to sell your home in White Bear Lake, Minnesota soon and need more information on where to start?  When you need to sell a home in the White Bear area, I will help you get the process started quickly. My innovative marketing and top notch negotiating skills will get you the best pos...

By Teri Eckholm, REALTOR Serving Mpls/St Paul North & East Metro
(Boardman Realty)
Comments 12
A home buyer should impressed by the cleanliness of your home from the moment they step over the threshold.  PERIOD!   While the first step in home staging is decluttering, the second is to be cleaning. Not just “surface clean” either.   A seller must DEEP clean the home!  Potential home buyers w...

By Teri Eckholm, REALTOR Serving Mpls/St Paul North & East Metro
(Boardman Realty)
Comments 2
      The historic and popular community of White Bear Lake, Minnesota saw bit of a decrease in the amount of new homes listed on the market in 2014 compared to 2013 and closed sales were down by a dramatic 15%. In this northern Ramsey County city, the real estate demand is high and the market st...

By Teri Eckholm, REALTOR Serving Mpls/St Paul North & East Metro
(Boardman Realty)
Comments 6
January is the time of year that I play catch-up. I catch up on all the paperwork for my taxes. I catch up on all the miscellaneous stuff around the house that was put aside over the holidays. You get the idea. One such task was to ask several recent clients for feedback on my service. Sometimes ...

By Ryan Bretzel
(Keller Williams Premier)
Comments 3
Welcome to 2221 Sierra Drive in White Bear Lake, MN   Well-maintained 4 bedroom/3 bath home on large corner lot of a cul-de-sac in a quiet White Bear Lake neighborhood. Private yet close to everything. Mature trees and wood fence line the back of the property. 3 bedrooms on main level, private ma...

By Teri Eckholm, REALTOR Serving Mpls/St Paul North & East Metro
(Boardman Realty)
Comments 1
  Writing an offer on a home is an exciting time whether it is a first time buyer or someone who has purchased a home previously. Going through the offer raises many questions, one of the most important is about earnest money and how much should be written into the offer.  So what exactly is earn...

By Teri Eckholm, REALTOR Serving Mpls/St Paul North & East Metro
(Boardman Realty)
Comments 1
Yesterday was the warmest Minnesota day so far in 2014. In fact, it was the warmest day since mid-October of last year! It finally feels like spring is here. Soon many homeowners in the Minneapolis/St Paul metro will be starting "honey-do" list of spring projects. Keeping your home in tiptop shap...

By Teri Eckholm, REALTOR Serving Mpls/St Paul North & East Metro
(Boardman Realty)
Comments 8
  “I was accused of being a helicopter parent.”  This statement was recently made by a friend of mine while we were chatting at a local coffee shop about our adult children. My response to her was, “Really? Did you say thank you?”Being a helicopter parent doesn’t always have to be a bad thing. It...

By Teri Eckholm, REALTOR Serving Mpls/St Paul North & East Metro
(Boardman Realty)
Comments 0
            White Bear Lake, Minnesota saw an increase in the amount of new homes listed on the market in 2013 compared to 2012 and closed sales shot up by almost 19%. In this northern Ramsey County city, the real estate market improved considerably in 2013. Prices rose in White Bear Lake going f...

By Mark R. Westpfahl e-PRO® (CNE), e-PRO® CNE® REALTOR® Minnesota Real Estate Broker
(Vexillum Realty - St. Paul , Minneapolis and suburbs)
Comments 0
  NEW LISTINGS IN WHITE BEAR LAKE $339,000 - 4987 Campbell Avenue $67,800 - 1921 Clarence Street $214,822 - 2240 3rd Street $254,758 - 2161 Lakeaires Boulevard $199,795 - 3801 Dennis Lane $94,900 - 1819 2nd Street $499,900 - 4891 Johnson Avenue   NEW LISTINGS IN GEM LAKE $310,000 - 3880 Scheunema...

By Marty Rathmanner, Marty Rathmanner Group
(Keller Williams Premier Realty)
Comments 0
Committee pitches 6 solutions to the White Bear Lake water level.   Augment with surface water from the St. Paul Regional Water Service (SPRWS). Water would come from the Mississippi River. Cost is a factor and before it’s considered feasible, an ideal connection point and route for transmission ...

By Teri Eckholm, REALTOR Serving Mpls/St Paul North & East Metro
(Boardman Realty)
Comments 2
Just about everyone who grew up in the Twin Cities north and east metro is familiar with the White Bear Lake community and the iconic gigantic snow white bear statue at Polar Chev. But few know the legends that surround White Bear Lake with Manitou Island being the very center of the story. The ...

By Teri Eckholm, REALTOR Serving Mpls/St Paul North & East Metro
(Boardman Realty)
Comments 0
First Time Homebuyer Real Estate White Bear Lake MN     First time homebuyers love exploring the opportunities in the White Bear Lake area. There are a good number of options from single family starter homes to townhomes but the best homes do sell quickly. First time homebuyers looking for a Whit...

By Teri Eckholm, REALTOR Serving Mpls/St Paul North & East Metro
(Boardman Realty)
Comments 1
  White Bear Lake saw a huge drop in the amount of new homes listed on the market in 2011 compared to 2010 and closed sales shot up by over 22%. In this northern Ramsey County city, inventory is down. Prices didn’t rise though due to the lack of inventory, as the average price of a home sold in t...

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