Monthly Real Estate Newsletter|November 2016
What's Happening?

Nov 8- US General Election

Nov 11- Veteran's Day

Nov 24- Thanksgiving Day

Nov 25- Black Friday

Nov 26- Small Business Saturday

Nov 27- 
Cyber Monday

Clocks are turned back, the days are getting shorter and the air is getting cooler. This year has flown by and there is so much to be thankful for. For many of us, November is the unofficial start of the holiday season.  If you will be shopping on Black Friday help keep the experience enjoyable and successful for everyone by following a few basic  Black Friday Ettiquite Tips . If you prefer to steer clear of the crowded malls here's a list of other great activities to consider.

November  is also an excellent time to put your house on the market! Seasonal decorations, aromas of pies or cookies baking, pumpkins and gourds accentuating your landscaping - all add to the warmth and appeal of your home. Give us a call for a free evaluation to find out how much your home is worth!

We are truly thankful for your business, friendship and continued support. Have a very safe and happy Thanksgiving!

Necklen & Oakland Professional Real Estate Services
News & Updates
Top 10 Real Estate Tips for 2017

Tips for a Spring-Clean Home All Winter Long

High demand and low interest rates drove housing sales in 2016, and 2017 is shaping up to be another good year, albeit with a few minor caveats But it sure looks like another seller's market again in 2017, and likely in 2018, with a few localized exceptions such as the overwrought Atlantic City, New Jersey and Detroit urban markets. Here are 10 tips to adapt to the latest market conditions...  Read More

You know, when you think about it, we should be obsessing over fall cleaning instead of  spring cleaning. After all, you're about to shut yourself inside for months with all the dust and dirt your home has collected during the hot, dusty, open-window days of summer. And who wants to inhale that?!  So here's a checklist to help you breathe easy all winter long in your home ...  Read More

45 Stores That Won't Be Open On Thanksgiving Day 2016

Originally celebrated as a day of giving thanks for the blessing of the harvest, Thanksgiving has grown over the years as a celebration of quality time with loved ones. That is until 2015, where we saw more and more stores opening as early as 6 PM on Thanksgiving day. That means that more and more people are breaking up the festivities early. Not to mention, employees are having to work on instead of spending quality time with family and friends ...  Read More
Featured Listings
13756 Widgeon Ln Rogers, MN

308 4th St. S. Delano, MN

000 Beauty Lake Rd. Nisswa, MN

MLS# 4775050   List Price: $259,900

4 Bed/ 2 Bath split level home close to schools, shopping, & easy access to highway. Large eat-in kitchen, separate dining, and large deck. LL has built in entertainment center wired for surround sound and plumbed for a future wet bar. 2 bedrooms up/2 down. Fresh paint thru-out, new carpet in LL.
MLS#: 4774980   List Price: $159,900

Completely remodeled! 3 Bed/2 Bath! New roof and windows. New kitchen with granite and stainless steel appliances. New bathrooms, new carpet. Room for expansion in the lower level. Located in desirable Delano School District. Close to shopping and schools. This one has it all!

MLS#: 4745571    List Price: $36,900

An incredible 5.4 acre parcel of land located on the corner of Cty Rd 77 & Beauty Lake Rd in Nisswa, between Wilson Bay & Green Bass Lake. A beautiful building site perfect for a walk-out rambler/single family home or cabin! A picturesque landscape surrounded by wildlife. 

Just For Fun!
Fun Facts- 
Did You Know??
  • 91% of Americans eat turkey on Thanksgiving.
  • The world's largest man-made turkey is in Frazee, MN. It sits about 20 ft. high, and weighs 5,000 lbs.
  • The original Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in 1924 used live animals from the Central Park Zoo.
  • Black Friday is the busiest day of the year for plumbers according to Roto-Rooter.
Hollywood Homes

Angelina Jolie & Kids Move into the House Denise Richards Remodeled

Angelina Jolie, who is divorcing Brad Pitt, has  reportedly  moved with her six children into the Hidden Hills estate that Denise Richards  radically renovated  a few years ago. It's was on the market for $7.749 million last year and is still for sale with a reduced price of $6.895, but you can rent it for $30,000/month like Jolie is. This was one of the most dramatic celeb remodels I can remember seeing, so let's take a look!    Read More
Meet Our New Agents!
Please extend a  warm  welcome to the newest agents at Necklen & Oakland! Although new to our brokerage, these agents are no strangers to the Real Estate Industry. We are excited to have these highly experienced professionals on our team!
John Fritsche

John is an expert Real Estate Agent in Brainerd, MN. He is an  avid golfer, hunter, and fisherman with a love for the outdoors. John enjoys real estate and firmly believes, "a gamble is always worth the risk, because win or lose, you still grow."

Barb Dahl

As a full service REALTOR®, Barb specializes in residential and  commercial properties throughout Minneapolis and the  Western Suburbs. With over 18 years of experience, her goal is to provide executive level service with the greatest level of integrity. 
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