Necklen & Oakland Monthly Newsletter

What's Happening?

13th- Daylight Saving Time

17th- St. Patrick's Day

27th- Easter Sunday

April 1st- April Fools Day

Did You Know??

- Less than 40% of the countries in the world use Daylight Saving Time.

- In some countries Daylight Saving Time, it is also called "summer time". 

- The month of March was named for the Roman God "Mars"

Erin Go Braugh is perhaps the most common Irish term you will hear. It means "Ireland Forever"

- While most Shamrocks are three leaved, it is believed a rare four leaf clover, will bring you good luck.

- March 17, 1845 The rubber band was invented. Can you imagine life without it?

Home Search

Celine Dion's Florida Mansion Has Its Own Water Park!
Celine Dion's Florida home has been on the market since 2013 and has yet to find a buyer. It appears she's eager to get this property off her hands because she just slashed the asking price by $30 million! ...  Read More 
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March 2016
Happy St. Patrick's Day!
It's time to turn your clocks ahead and spring into a new season! This warmer weather already has us feeling eager to get outside for some gardening, bonfires, and... mosquitoes!? (yes, we've already swatted a few this past weekend)! It's also a great time to open up the windows and dive into that long awaited spring cleaning that we all love so much. 

We are excited to announce that The Jared Lundgren Team has joined our brokerage this month, expanding our service areas "up north"! Jared and his team will be located at a satellite office in Aitkin, and look forward to helping you find a new home, cabin or lake shore property.

Necklen & Oakland- Professional Real Estate Services

Real Estate News
4 Tips for Putting Your Tax Refund Back Into Your Home

Sure, you could blow your refund on a vacation or new TV. But why not reinvest in your home instead? 

Are you getting a tax refund this year? The average refund is about $3,000 - enough to reinvest in your home.  Whether you're expecting a few hundred dollars back or a few thousand, put some of it to work with these suggestions ...  Read More

Video: Home Equity Loan Dos and Don'ts

The Hottest Trend in Outdoor Living? Fireplaces and Fire Pits.

As more homeowners seek to bring the indoors to the outdoors, fireplaces and fire pits are becoming an even hotter commodity- literally and figuratively.

Fire pits are one of the biggest trends in 2016 for homeowners wanting to upgrade their outdoor living spaces.. Read More
Featured Listings

452 Meadow Rose Ct. Delano, MN 55328  

Here is the open floor plan you've been looking for! Freshly painted interior. New carpet. Gorgeous slate & tile floors. MBR w/trayed ceiling, priv bath w/dual vanity & w/i closet. Gas frplc in LR. Pvt yard, no one behind you, sit under the deck gazebo & enjoy the view. Fully finished w/o LL. Room for future exercise, game or hobby area, bring your ideas! Insulated/heated garage. Walk to Inspiration Park & Playground
MLS# 4680200 
List Price: 
22365 Marie Ave. Rogers, MN 55374
Spacious and open two story on scenic wooded lot. Numerous updates to home over the past few years (see supplement). Home is ready to just move in and enjoy - nothing to do here. Finished walk-out basement provides easy access to back yard and adjacent woods. Home is conveniently located to shopping, schools and provides for an easy exit for weekend getaways. Well maintained park. A beautiful home in a great community.
MLS#: 4687858
List Price: 
Meet Our New Agents

Necklen & Oakland is excited to announce that four outstanding Agents have joined our brokerage this month!

Elizabeth BulowREALTOR®

Elizabeth is a part of the Jared Lundgren Team in Aitkin, MN. Our highly skilled negotiation professionals put their experience to work for you by helping you properly valuate your current home, or take advantage of local market conditions in search of a new one.

Matt HoustonREALTOR®

"As a licensed building contractor and real estate agent I provide my clients with valuable information about properties from the ground up. From fixer-uppers to new construction dream homes, contact me for all your real estate needs..."- Matt W. Houston

Jared LundgrenREALTOR®

"I have been a real estate investor for more than 10 years. I have a great deal of knowledge on the ups and downs of real estate and pride myself in being able to find the best deal for my clients on their purchase. Being an entrepreneur most of my life I have negotiated many transactions and enjoy the negotiation process of representing the seller..."- Jared


"I have over 30 years of realty services experience. My lifetime's career has been providing real estate sales, mortgage and title services. I strive to empower my clients with commitment of trust, honesty, and respect..."- Kurt Vos

Necklen & Oakland- Professional Real Estate Services 13750 Reimer Dr N Maple Grove, MN 55311  Ph:  763-657-0198