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

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  Closed sales held steady in Oakdale in 2011 but the amount of new homes listed dropped by a staggering 23%. The average closed sales price was down 13% and the average price per square footage at $83/sq ft, is one of the lowest in the north and east suburban area. This is another area where the...
  Any city that can boast having the world’s largest snowman smiling down on commuters as they travel along Highway 36 has to have some appeal, right? In 2011, North St Paul, a quaint community located east of Minneapolis/St Paul metro, saw closed sales drop rise over 25%. New Listings are down b...
  In this northern Washington County community, just east of White Bear Lake, new listings were up in 2011 which was very unusual for most other north and east communities in the Twin Cities metro. They were not only up but up significantly, by over 36%. Likewise, home sales were up by well over ...
"Is buying a home really a good investment?" Great question, eh? Especially in this slowly stabilizing economy. For decades buying a home was for decades regarded one of the safest investments a person could make; the epitome of the American Dream. But now first time buyers are confused as home ...
  What a crazy and wimpy Minnesota winter we are having this year! We have been blessed this winter with a lack of snow (or cursed if you are into snowmobiling and/or cross country skiing). Our roughly 15 inches of snow has meant that roofs are not sporting 3 foot icicles and there is parking on ...
A bronze memorial of Officer Richard Crittenden walking hand-in-hand with his granddaughter is just outside the North St Paul police station on Margaret St. It was place there in 2010, approximately a year after the sad September morning when Officer Crittenden lost his life while protecting a w...
  Linwood real estate didn’t come to a standstill in 2011 but the number of sales did drop significantly in this northern Anoka County communities. There were nearly 34% less homes sold in Linwood last year. New listings were down nearly 35% as well which does help to balance the market. The aver...
  As in many other north and east Twin Cities metro communities, Lino Lakes has had a drop in new listing and a slight increase in sales. This is a good indication that we are moving toward a more balanced market across the Minneapolis/St. Paul area. There was a drop in the average home sales pri...
      In this north Washington County community, just north of White Bear Lake, closed home sales were remained flat in again in 2011 as they were in 2010. This follows a year where they were up by nearly 43% in 2009. That shows continued stability especially since new listings are down significa...
  In 2011, homes continued to sell at a rate equal to in in Ham Lake, Minnesota; an area well known for its acreage properties. In this north and eastern Anoka County city, home sales were down just a few percent but with new listings down nearly 25% the absorption rate did not suffer. The averag...

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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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