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

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Though prices are starting to edge upward in the Minneapolis/St Paul metro area, current prices on acreage properties in the north and east metro are still extremely attractive. Throughout Anoka County, Chisago County and northern Washington County there many homes on large and small acreage tha...
Just about everyone who grew up in the Twin Cities north and east metro is familiar with the White Bear Lake community and the iconic gigantic snow white bear statue at Polar Chev. But few know the legends that surround White Bear Lake with Manitou Island being the very center of the story. The ...
The Linwood Pizza Man finally has a reason to smile! The Linwood real estate market in southeast Anoka County is starting to see a bit of a recovery with modest homes sales in the first half of the year. Under $300,000 pricepoints have a current inventory level of less than 6 months but home sal...
It may be hard to believe that the acronym FSBO could stump a game show contestant. But in an episode of the Emmy award winning television show, Cash Cab, a taxi full of New Yorkers couldn't come up with the answer. FSBO is a often term often used in the real estate world to describe a person se...
And just because the financing is rural, it doesn't mean you will have to buy a farm either!  It's still the American Dream to own a home. With prices very affordable and interest rates are extremely attractive, now is a great time to purchase a first home! But not every potential homebuyer has ...
Why Should A Seller Pay a Home Buyer's Closing Costs? The short answer is....To SELL the HOUSE! But how does this work and why is it so important in the sale of a home? Let me explain... When I list a home for sale,  sellers are given a net sheet with estimates of closing costs associated with th...
Well over a decade ago, I was on a weekend shopping excursion with my family. Just as we were about to step off the curb into the busy parking lot of the local Target, I attempted to take the hand of my precocious son when he announced to my husband and I, “I can hold my own hand!” And being obs...
    If you stop the quaint downtown main street of North St Paul tonight or any Friday night in the summer, you might feel that you have stepped a few decades in time. Since 1996, the Friday Night History Cruz has been summer tradition in North St. Paul. The History Cruz is an informal car show w...
We are in the Dog Days of a very warm Minnesota Summer! The weather is perfect for lakeshore picnics and weekends at the cabin. Many Minnesotans are itching to get out and enjoy the beauty of our area but nobody wants to be literally "itching". It is time to heed the warning of potential hazards...
When considering a move to a north metro community in the Minneapolis/St Paul area some might wonder, what is there to do for entertainment besides hanging out on the lake? Is there a cultural side to a north metro community like Forest Lake, MN?  YES!While the community of Forest Lake is well k...

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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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