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

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Sometimes living in “the sticks” can be frustrating. The area of Ham Lake where we live (near Carlos Avery and Coon Lake is a virtual dead zone for most cell phone service. When we moved here years ago, few people had cell phones or needed to be so “connected”. But as a REALTOR®, it is very diffi...
  CONGRATULATIONS to the Boys Basketball team who have qualified for the Minnesota State High School Basketball Tournament!  The Forest Lake Rangers are scheduled to play at 10:00 AM on Wednesday, March 24, 2010, at the Target Center in Minneapolis.   ARE YOU a RANGER Fan? Ride the Fan Bus! Fore...
The Minneapolis Area Association of REALTORS® just released the March monthly skinny video a few days ago. From the information provided it appears that snowy weather didn't slow down the home buyers in the Twin Cities market. Over 3500 purchase agreements were written during the last month. And ...
  Cat Thought Bubble: If I would have known that I would sprout these ears, I would not have caught and chewed on that mouse wearing the bright green outfit earlier today! He kind of gave me indigestion too!   ***Note to all who think I have a very tolerant cat. The hat did not stay on his head ...
Growing up Irish in Minnesota made March 17th an official holiday! (Okay...I'm only a quarter Irish but on St. Pat's day, whose counting?) From time to time we attended the big parade in downtown St Paul and once even walked under the “Flaherty” banner. But it was much more fun to watch the fest...
Looking for a foreclosure, bank-owned or short sale but need to be able to live in the home immediately after closing? Good news is that foreclosures are no longer always trashed, fixer-uppers. Today's foreclosures can be simply AWESOME! This economy has forced builders and responsible homeowners...
Several ads are running in all forms of media lately about what a great opportunity it is to buy a home right now. It’s hard to turn on the television, radio or computer without being exposed to an advertisement from the National Association of REALTORS® announcing the expiring tax credit and why...
  2010 could be the year to move to a new home for many Twin Cities families. But, not only are people getting new digs, Como Park will be opening its Polar Bear Odyssey on June 3, 2010. The polar bears’ new home is a definite move up from their starter-home caves of days gone by. I took this ph...
Years ago, my sister and her husband built a new home in an Oakdale development. We lived in a mile away in North St. Paul at the time so we drove by often and watched as several homes were constructed in the neighborhood. This development didn’t have restrictive covenants so there were various s...
Open House SUNDAY March 21th 1-3PM The beauty of this turn-of-the-century charmer has been lovingly restored & enhanced with many modern conveniences! Stained Glass window in foyer and original decorative glass in living room and dining room. Original wooden staircase and newel post. Maple hardwo...

Teri Eckholm

REALTOR Serving Mpls/St Paul North & East Metro
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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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