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

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In Minnesota, Land of 10,000 Lakes…well 12,000 actually, there are bound to be one or two lakeshore owners who have had a tough time in this economic downturn right? I did a search today* for lakeshore homes that are currently bank-owned or listed as a foreclosure and found five current listings...
  In this northern Ramsey and Washington County community, just north of White Bear Lake, closed home sales were up an average of by nearly 43%. Unfortunately, the average sales price did continue to decline again during 2009; down nearly 17% to under $200,000! This is no doubt a reflection of th...
The February Monthly Skinny from the Minneapolis Area Association of REALTORS® was released last week. They say time flies when you are having fun...Well, I have been having fun working with several buyers and traditional sellers to get their homes prepared for the spring market so I missed posti...
As a REALTOR® who sells homes on acreage in Anoka, Chisago and northern Washington Counties, I am often asked whether the land is dry or wet. In this area, depending on what you plan to use the land for, this is a very important question. Many people think purchasing a home on a Minnesota wetland...
  Closed sales were way up in Oakdale in 2009 unfortunately the average closed sales price was down. But a nearly 38% increase of closed sales shows that homes are selling in this popular Washington County suburb just east of St. Paul. The average price was down over 13% so undoubtedly many of th...
They sell cat headwear in the treat aisle at Target but I don't think this was much of a treat for our fat head cat. He was a little feisty as we had to "work" his ears into the earholes. But he really enjoyed the catnip and salmon flavored goodies. We decided to leave the ears alone and he look...
Spring is right around the corner! If you are planning to move as soon as the snow melts, you'd better hurry. There are only a few units still available in the Birch Pond Condominum community. Sunday I will be hosting an open house at 20 Windsor Lane and featuring a wonderful 3rd floor unit that...
I took this photo a few days ago of the icicles on a home in North St. Paul, Minnesota. Sadly, it wasn't the only home in the area with serious ice dams and scary icicles. It seemed every other home was decorated with these seasonal visitors. While pretty in some respects, they are dangerous.......
People love living in North St Paul. And I am not talking about living on the north side of Minnesota’s capital city; I am referring to the City of North St Paul, located just EAST of St. Paul Minnesota along Highway 36. It is a quaint little town with a rich history that was founded in 1870 by ...
This North St Paul listing is no longer available but if you are interested in living in the North St Paul area, there are many other affordable options from classic to contemporary. To learn more about living in the City of North St Paul, check out the video below.     Need to know more informa...

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Theresa "Teri" Eckholm/Boardman Realty assists Minnesotans to find their way home with helpful tips and quality service. Dedication to customer service has made Teri the REALTOR® of choice for families in Blaine, Forest Lake, Ham Lake, Lino Lakes and Wyoming areas. Licensed in MN.

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