Monthly Real Estate Newsletter|February 2017
What's Happening?
Feb 14th- Valentine's Day

Feb 20th- President's Day

Feb 28th- Mardi Gras

March 4th- April 2nd- Spring Parade of Homes (New Homes)

March 12th- Spring Ahead! Daylight Savings Time!

2017 is gaining momentum and so are we! Even though we're in the middle of winter, the Minnesota heat wave has us thinking spring! February is a month filled with fun! Between the Super Bowl, Valentine's Day and Parade of Homes there's something for everyone! 

Presidents Day weekend is traditionally seen by the Real Estate industry as the start of the spring housing market - typically the busiest time of year for home sales! If you are in the market to buy or sell a home we are available to help you find one you're sure to love!

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News & Updates
Popular Curb Appeal Trends for 2017: 
New Ideas for First Impressions

2 Minute Video: Houses are the least affordable they've been in seven years: Here's why...

Never underestimate the importance of a pretty face...on your home or a client's home. A curbside "face-lift" is money well-spent, whether prepping to sell your house, increasing its equity-value, or just for your own pleasure.  These new ideas and trends should get your creative juices flowing ...  Read More

Rising mortgage rates, bigger jumps in home prices and still-moderate income growth are adding up to a triple threat for the housing market this spring.  Home affordability fell to the lowest level in seven years at the end of 2016, and the ingredients for a reversal are not there anytime soon (click on image to watch video)
Featured Listings

6202 Karston Drive NE, Albertville, MN

10226 Portland Ave S. Bloomington, MN

000 Beauty Lake Rd. Nisswa, MN

MLS# 4789763     List Price: $299,900

Beautiful updated twin home with no adjoining walls on home. Just double garages attached. New kitchen cabinets, counter tops & appliances. New carpet and updated bath. Full fenced backyard includes great above ground pool. No association fee.
MLS#: 4795730    List Price: $259,900

Well maintained by the same owners for over 40 years! Sun filled open floor plan w/beamed vaulted ceilings & re-finished hardwd flrs. Dining rm walks out to patio. LL family rm w/wet bar, newer carpet & laminate flooring. Fully fenced backyard. 
MLS#: 4775571    List Price: $36,900

An incredible parcel of land located on the corner of County Road 77 and Beauty Lake Road. A beautiful building site for a walkout rambler/single family home. Multiple selections for a home site available. Great wildlife in the area and very picturesque.

Just For Fun!
Hollywood Homes

Fun Facts

Fascinating Facts About 'The Bachelor' Mansion

If you're a devotee of ABC's The Bachelor and The Bachelorette, then you probably know the swanky Tuscan-style estate the contestants live in as well as your own home. What you might not know is that this house isn't a set or a vacation property, but an actual house that's inhabited by a family with four kids when the show isn't shooting!...  Read More
The Most Bizarre Real Estate Laws Across the U.S.

Could you be breaking these odd Real Estate laws without even knowing it?  As a real estate professional sometimes you have to deal with local or state laws that can really slow you down and cause some headaches. Did you know that it is illegal to keep an alligator in your bathtub if you live in Texas?... Read More
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