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

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Is spending the summer on a Minnesota lakeshore your dream? What if you could walk out your backdoor and in a few steps be in at the lake? With well over 10,000 lakes in Minnesota, it is not just a dream but reality for many homeowners. Living in a lakehome.  Whether you are in Anoka, Ramsey, Chi...
 In a hot real estate market, what initial offer can insulting to a home seller? 10% less than asking? 5% less? A full priced offer with 3% of buyer's closing costs paid by the seller? When housing inventory is as tight as it is currently in many north and east Minneapolis/St. Paul metro communit...
Welcome Home!  7976 230th St. Lane N, Forest Lake! Spacious 5BR/3BA/3Car home on 0.66 Acres!      5 Spacious Bedrooms! Plenty of Space to Entertain in Style! This spacious home is a treasure full of upgrades & updates! Conveniently located just minutes from 35 to commute downtown or to the public...
 A visit to Como Park Zoo just wasn't complete as a kid without stopping for a hot wax molded animal from a Mold-A-Rama machine. These machines were a favorite stop for kids with extra change for a inexpensive souvenir back during a grade school field trip in the 1960's and 1970's. (I can still s...
    During a pre-listing visit with home sellers I am often asked whether there is a state or county requirement for pre-inspecting a home.  On occasion a seller will mention a friend or relative that had their home inspected prior to the first potential buyer walking in the door.   Having a home...
  Spring is in the air and this week was the baseball season opener. So Snoopy in his Paul Molitor #4 Twin's Uniform is the perfect throwback Thursday photo for this week.  My family joined with thousands of other Minnesotans back in 2000 search for Snoopy. But the fun didn't end there. A parade ...
     A few days ago I made the decision to change real estate companies. I had been with a "big box" broker for my entire career. It was important almost two decades ago to have a well-known brand with an array of tools to support my start up real estate career. It gave my seller's listings a boo...
  Are you planning to sell your Ham Lake acreage home this spring? Whether you have modest half an acre or a huge 10 acres spread, you have a private sewer system to get rid of sewage. This will require a disclosure and quite possibly a compliance test. Do you know what these are? Even if you do ...
  Home buyers are poised and ready to purchase in the Twin Cities but there is very little housing inventory right now. I am really surprised at how few listings I am seeing in the north and east metro right now. It is spring after all. And, spring is one of the best time to sell a home in Minnes...

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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