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

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Not if you want to sell your house that is. Home buyers gravitate toward certain colors. And unfortunately, purple is one of the top five turn offs as a front door color. In an article by Angie’s List “What are the best front door colors to sell your home?”  color choices were put to the test. H...
Every three years like clockwork, I put in a call to Olson's to have our septic pumped out. It’s a dirty business and somebody’s gotta do it. The City of Ham Lake where we live, does not have a public sewer system. We all have individual sewage disposal or septic systems in our yards. The septic...
Koi ponds are beautiful additions to a Minnesota backyard in the summertime. But how do the fish survive a Minnesota winter?   I have sold a few homes with ponds and waterfalls that hold beautiful koi, a fish that resembles a giant goldfish. One sale took place in the dead of a Minnesota winter....
From time to time I will be working with  home buyers and be struck by the confusion in their eyes when I talked about escrow or earnest money. These can easily be confused with other real estate and mortgage terms like down payment or cash to close. This confusion is a reminder that simple terms...
Welcome to 2281 16th Ave E, North St Paul   Charming one level home~ Original Owner! 3BR/2BA/1+car  This Home Has SOLD!    Coved Ceilings, plaster walls & built-ins add to the charm of this mid-20th century home. As does the built-in glass front storage in dining room. NEW 90% Efficiency Furnace ...
  You know the old saying about ignoring the elephant in the room, right? It goes to say, that an elephant can be hard to hide too.   This translates to real estate when selling your home. If you need to make a repair, don't just gloss over it. A buyer (or buyer's inspector) will find it. I have...
Yea!! You just found home the perfect place to call home—Your DREAM HOME!  As you sit with your REALTOR®  to write up your offer, she asks, “Do you want to do an inspection?” And suddenly, all reason and goes out the window because you answer, “Inspection? Do we really NEED an inspection? The hou...
So what is the big draw to the town with the giant ever-smiling snowman? There is a love for this unique town that goes beyond the iconic snowman greeting those passing by on Highway 36. People love living in North St Paul. The City of North St Paul, is located just EAST of St. Paul Minnesota al...

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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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