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21090 Olinda Trail Scandia MN 55073 FEATURED LISTING

FEATURED LISTING!21090 Olinda Trail, Scandia, MN 55073Buy this fantastic Commercial/Mix use property in beautiful downtown Scandia! A great location with 2 excellent offices upstairs with a common

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7245 Hidden Hollow Court Mounds View MN 55112 FEATURED LISTING

FEATURED LISTING!7245 Hidden Hollow Court, Mounds View, MN 55112Amazing home located in an upscale area. Grand great room with hardwood floors and an open concept layout. This is a stunning barrier

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Savvy Tips For Investing In Forest Lake Real Estate

Building your personal Net Worth can be enhanced with real estate.Over the years I have counseled many investors who purchased rental real estate and now they have great assets adding to their

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JUST LISTED 24345 Primrose Lane N Franconia Twp MN 55073

JUST LISTED!24345 Primrose Lane N, Franconia Twp MN 55073Gorgeous views of the countryside in an upscale area of acreage homes! Open concept layout, spacious kitchen with center island seating &

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22088 ETHAN AVE FOREST LAKE MN 55025 PRICE IMPROVEMENT

PRICE IMPROVEMENT!!!22088 ETHAN AVE FOREST LAKE MN 55025 Buy this awesome home located in a wonderful area on a quiet street. This lovely home has 3 very comfortable bedrooms. Beautiful newly

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22088 Ethan Ave Forest Lake MN 55025 JUST LISTED

JUST LISTED!Buy this awesome home located in a wonderful area on a quiet street. This lovely home has 3 very comfortable bedrooms. Beautiful newly refinished wood floors. Shaded backyard with patio.

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August Homes For Sale 5 Month Low

Washington County has currently in August the lowest houses for sale since about April.

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1555 County Road D E D Maplewood MN 55109 PRICE IMPROVEMENT BY 5K

Buy this awesome town home with a great location close to shopping and park-n-ride bus lines. Spacious owner suite with walk in closet. Large living room with deck that faces beautiful sunsets and

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22060 ETHAN AVENUE FOREST LAKE MN 55025 PRICE IMPROVEMENT

Lovely 5 bed/2 bath home with plenty of space. Natural light flows throughout the home. Large family room. Updated kitchen. Large deck perfect for entertaining. Move in Ready.22060 ETHAN AVENUE

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22452 Elston Avenue Forest Lake MN 55025 JUST LISTED

Buy this awesome home located in upscale area of newer homes. Stunning decor throughout the home. Perfect kitchen for entertaining. Gorgeous views of wooded private backyard and wildlife area.

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1555 COUNTY ROAD D E D MAPLEWOOD MN 55109 PRICE IMPROVEMENT NOW DOWN 10K

BUY THIS AWESOME TOWN HOME; 2 BATHROOMS, AND 2 CAR GARAGE, SPACIOUS OWNER SUITE WITH WALK IN CLOSET. GREAT LOCATION CLOSE TO SHOPPING AND PACK-N-RIDE AND BUS LINES.PLEASE CALL 651-538-1981 OR VISIT

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1555 COUNTY ROAD D E D MAPLEWOOD MN 55109 PRICE IMPROVEMENT

Buy this awesome town home; 2 bathrooms, and 2 car garage, spacious owner suite with walk in closet. Great location close to shopping and pack-n-ride and bus lines.PLEASE CALL 651-538-1981 OR VISIT

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1719 BEACH DRIVE SE FOREST LAKE MN 55025 OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY MAY 22ND 12PM TO 3PM

Join Doug Goerss for an Open House at this awesome lake home today. This home has what most lake home buyers want : All living is on one floor and delightful level lot to the lake. Located in

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1719 Beach Drive SE Forest Lake MN 55025 JUST LISTED

Buy this Awesome lake home today. This home has what most lake home buyers want : All living is on one floor and delightful level lot to the lake. Located in Exclusive private area of lake homes.

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1719 Beach Dr SE Forest Lake MN 55025 PREMARKET OPEN HOUSE May 8th 12PM To 3PM

Join Doug Goerss this Sunday for a PREMARKET OPEN HOUSE at 1719 Beach Dr SE in Forest Lake MN 55025. Beat the competition by seeing this house before it's listed. Beautiful Luxury Lake.

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1555 County Road D E D Maplewood MN 55109 JUST LISTED

Buy this awesome town home; 2 bathrooms, and 2 car garage, spacious owner suite with walk in closet. Great location close to shopping and pack-n-ride and bus lines.PLEASE CALL 651-538-1981 OR VISIT

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1043 2ND STREET SE FOREST LAKE MN 55025 PRICE IMPROVEMENT BY 15K

Buy this awesome home located near shopping and schools. Large comfortable floor plan. Relax on the patio in the shaded back yard. 2 baths & 4th bedroom can be office, Large family room. Back yard

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22060 Ethan Avenue Forest Lake MN 55025 JUST LISTED

Lovely 5 bed/2 bath home with plenty of space. Natural light flows throughout the home. Large family room. Updated kitchen. Large deck perfect for entertaining. Move in Ready.PLEASE CALL 651-538

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5811 216TH STREET N FOREST LAKE MN 55025 OPEN HOUSE SATURDAY 423 12PM TO 2PM

Join Doug Goerss this Saturday from 12pm to 2pm for an Open House at this 4 bedroom/4bath beautiful home located on Clear Lake in Forest Lake has a 4 season porch, a large wooded lot with lake

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1043 2nd Street SE Forest Lake MN 55025 JUST LISTED

Buy this awesome home located near shopping and schools. Large comfortable floor plan. Relax on the patio in the shaded back yard. 2 baths & 4th bedroom can be office, Large family room. Back yard

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53 1st Street SE Forest Lake MN 55025 OPEN HOUSE SATURDAY APRIL 16TH FROM 12PM TO 2PM

Join Doug Goerss for an Open House this Saturday April 16th from 12pm to 2pm at this lovely home. Maintenance free living ON THE LAKE. Walk to everything. Three season porch is only steps from the

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PREMARKET 5 Bed 1 Bath 3 Car Garage Home In Forest Lake

Beautiful and currently rented home coming on the market in April. 5 bed/1 bath/3 car garage. Over 1800 finished square feet. Large 24 x 16 deck.  Coming on the market in late April.

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53 1ST STREET SE FOREST LAKE MN 55025 OPEN HOUSE SATURDAY MARCH 19TH 1PM TO 4PM

Join Doug Goerss this Saturday March 19th from 1PM to 4PM at this beautiful home. Maintenance free living ON THE LAKE. Walk to everything. Three season porch is only steps from the flat sandy beach

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Lowest Inventory Of Homes In Twin Cities For 10 Years

As of Feb 2016 there were only 2.3 months of housing inventory available in the Twin Cities.This is an all time low number.  We have not seen this condition since at least 2004 or perhaps

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The Lighter Side Of Real Estate INSPECTION PROBLEMS

This edition of the lighter side of Real Estate comes from our friends at Heartland Inspections.  The inspector got hung up inspecting this electrical panel. Apparently the closet installer&

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Hwy 61 And Hwy 97 In Forest Lake Reconstruction UPDATE

Big changes coming to the intersection of Hwy 61 and Hwy 97 in Forest Lake! The Minnesota Department of Transportation has provided a help video below. Looks like an attempt to improve safety and

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25588 Forest Boulevard Lane Wyoming MN 55092 JUST LISTED

Clean and Beautiful Detached town home. Only blocks to popular Wyoming Elementary. Fully finished with 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. 2 car attached garage. Wet Bar in Family room. Quiet Street Sliding

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New Listing 3 BR 2 Bath Home In Wyoming MN

Not available to the public only to you !  This is a clean and beautiful 3 bedroom home with a 2 car attached garage.  Located in the city of Wyoming, MN.  Offered at $184,900.  

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655 2ND AVENUE NW FOREST LAKE MN 55025 PRICE IMPROVEMENT BY ANOTHER 15K

655 2ND AVENUE NW FOREST LAKE MN 55025 PRICE IMPROVEMENT BY ANOTHER 15KTHIS FOUR BED/TWO BATH WITH A THREE CAR GARAGE HAS AN OUTSTANDING BACKYARD COMPLETE WITH WATERFALL! POTENTIAL

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655 2ND AVENUE NW FOREST LAKE MN 55025 PRICE IMPROVEMENT BY ANOTHER 10K

655 2ND AVENUE NW FOREST LAKE MN 55025 PRICE IMPROVEMENT BY ANOTHER 10K THIS FOUR BED/TWO BATH WITH A THREE CAR GARAGE HAS AN OUTSTANDING BACKYARD COMPLETE WITH WATERFALL! POTENTIAL

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655 2ND AVENUE NW FOREST LAKE MN 55025 PRICE IMPROVEMENT BY 25K

THIS FOUR BED/TWO BATH WITH A THREE CAR GARAGE HAS AN OUTSTANDING BACKYARD COMPLETE WITH WATERFALL! POTENTIAL KOI POND. THREE FIREPLACES INCLUDING A WOOD PELLET/CORN BURNING STOVE. NEAR

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Beautify Your Property And Create Habitat And Help Protect Our Lake

This is a notice to all property owners located in the Comfort Lake and Forest Lake Watershed District of Washington and Chisago Counties, Minnesota.You can get great information and free on-site

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Look Out For Fake Invoices Aimed At Businesses And Other Organizations

Scam Artists prey on businesses, Non-Profits.  They are hunters looking for unsuspecting organizations hoping they will make a quick payment to a false invoice.  There is a Federal

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655 2ND AVENUE NW FOREST LAKE MN 55025 PRICE IMPROVEMENT BY 15K

655 2ND AVENUE NW FOREST LAKE MN 55025 PRICE IMPROVEMENT BY 15KTHIS FOUR BED/TWO BATH WITH A THREE CAR GARAGE HAS AN OUTSTANDING BACKYARD COMPLETE WITH WATERFALL! POTENTIAL KOI POND. THREE

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9 And One Half Reasons To Outsmart The Real Estate Market And Sell Your House During The Holidays

Want to outsmart other homeowners  who are patiently waiting until the spring to sell their houses?The question I often get in November and December from homeowners: "Should I list my

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Forest Lake Health Up WebSite Info On Face Book

Hey all of your Forest Lake residents!Check out this neat facebook page for getting more activity in your life:https://www.facebook.com/HealthUP4U/?pnref=storyHealth UP's mission is to promote a

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655 2ND AVENUE NW FOREST LAKE MN 55025 PRICE IMPROVEMENT BY 10K

This four bed/two bath with a three car garage has an outstanding backyard complete with waterfall! Potential Koi pond. Three fireplaces including a wood pellet/corn burning stove. Near

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655 2ND AVENUE NW FOREST LAKE MN 55025 PRICE IMPROVEMENT BY 20K

PRICE IMPROVEMENT BY 20K!!This four bed/two bath with a three car garage has an outstanding backyard complete with waterfall! Potential Koi pond. Three fireplaces including a wood pellet

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9595 228th Street N Forest Lake MN 55025 SOLD SOLD SOLD

Join Doug Goerss for an Open House SOLD!!!9595 228th Street N Forest Lake MN 55025 OPEN HOUSE OCT 18 12PM TO 3PMLots of room & possible in-law unit, w/no steps. Brand new kitchens, open floor plan w

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655 2ND AVENUE NW FOREST LAKE MN 55025 SHORT SALE

SHORT SALE!  HUGE POTENTIAL! 655 2ND AVENUE NW FOREST LAKE MN 55025PLEASE CALL 651-464-1179 OR VISIT US AT TwinCitiesRealEstate.Properties FOR CURRENT PRICING AND AVAILABILITY

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34350 Lanesboro Court North Branch MN 55056 PRICE IMPROVEMENT BY 20K

34350 Lanesboro Court North Branch MN 55056 PRICE IMPROVEMENT BY 20K34350 Lanesboro Court North Branch MN 55056 PRICE IMPROVEMENT BY 20KSeller Says:What do you love about the town your

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Forest Lake Waterfront Prices

This graph shows how the median prices in Forest Lake, MN for waterfront property have been steadily.

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OPEN HOUSE 8425 136TH STREET N HUGO MN 55038

OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 27TH, 11AM - 1PM8425 136TH STREET N HUGO MN 55038OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 27TH, 11AM - 1PM8425 136TH STREET N HUGO MN 55038Join use to view this outstanding home! 

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21090 Olinda Trail N Marine On Saint Croix MN 55047

21090 Olinda Trail N Marine On Saint Croix MN 55047Commercial and Residential mixed use opportunity with good cash flow opportunity!!!21090 Olinda Trail N Marine On Saint Croix MN 55047For more info

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10714 555th Street Rock Creek MN 55069 SOLD

10714 555TH STREET ROCK CREEK MN 55069 SOLD!!10714 555TH STREET ROCK CREEK MN 55069PLEASE CALL 651-464-1179 OR VISIT US AT TwinCitiesRealEstate.Properties FOR CURRENT PRICING AND

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18255 JULY AVENUE N FOREST LAKE MN PRICE REDUCED 70K

18255 JULY AVENUE N FOREST LAKE MN18255 JULY AVENUE N FOREST LAKE MNWe have just reduced the price on 18255 JULY AVENUE N FOREST LAKE MN from it original list price of $320,000 to $250,000!! 

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22030 JASON AVENUE N FOREST LAKE MN 55025 Open House Saturday Sept 12th From 2 To 4 PM

Join us this Saturday, Sept. 12th from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. for an open house at 22030 JASON AVENUE N FOREST LAKE MN 55025!  For more info or if you have any questions on this home contact

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34350 LANESBORO COURT CHISAGO LAKE TWP MN 55056 Open House Sunday Sept 13th From 1 To 4 PM

Join us this Sunday, September 13th for an open house at 34350 LANESBORO COURT CHISAGO LAKE TWP MN from 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.!  TRUE authentic log home in upscale area on 2.4 acres. Enjoy the

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307 7th Avenue NW FOREST LAKE MN Open House Saturday Sept 12th From 11 To 1 PM

This fabulous, unheard of 5 bedroom/4 bath open concept living home. Great location w/walking distance to school, lake, shops and parks. Awesome Master Ensuite and large walk-in closet. Abundant

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908 14TH LANE SE CAMBRIDGE MN 55008 RELISTED NOW 107K

908 14TH LANE SE, CAMBRIDGE, MN 55008 - Price improvement to a LOW $107,000.  There simply is nothing out there that will compare to this home anywhere near this price range.  Call -

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18255 JULY AVENUE N FOREST LAKE MN PRICE REDUCED 50K

We have just reduced the price on 18255 JULY AVENUE N FOREST LAKE MN from it original list price of $320,000 to $270,000!! This awesome country home is on a very shaded lot; beautiful view and

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255 S SHORE DRIVE FOREST LAKE MN Price Reduced 25K

We have just reduced the price at 255 S SHORE DRIVE FOREST LAKE, MN from the original list price of $625,000 and is now only $574,000!!  For more info and to schedule a showing visit

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18255 JULY AVENUE N FOREST LAKE MN Price Reduced 40K

We have just reduced the price on 18255 JULY AVENUE N FOREST LAKE MN from it original list price of $320,000 to $280,000!! This awesome country home is on a very shaded lot; beautiful view and

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18255 JULY AVENUE N FOREST LAKE MN Price Reduced 30K

We have just reduced the price on 18255 JULY AVENUE N FOREST LAKE MN by $30,000!! This awesome country home is on a very shaded lot; beautiful view and has access to a small lake. Lots of

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908 14TH LANE SE CAMBRIDGE MN 55008 Price Reduced 12K

This great 3 bed, 2 bath home on cul-du-sac in wonderful area was just reduced from $125,000 to $113,000! Lovely views of pond & wildlife from patio and deck. Wonderful quiet neighborhood.

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22761 BOYNE STREET NE LINWOOD TWP MN Open House Sunday August 16th From 12 To 2 PM

Join us at 22761 BOYNE STREET NE LINWOOD TWP MN Open House Sunday August 16th From 12 To 2 PM. Unheard of 5 bedroom with potential for 6th! 4 car heated garage with workshop/studio above. Many

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18255 JULY AVENUE N FOREST LAKE MN

This awesome country home is on a very shaded lot; beautiful view and has access to a small lake. Lots of shade trees. Huge pole barn for storage. Sliding glass door to deck. Very private

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Price Reduced At 255 S SHORE DRIVE FOREST LAKE MN By 16K

We have just reduced the price at 255 S SHORE DRIVE FOREST LAKE, MN from $615,000 down to $599,000. For more info and to schedule a showing visit us here: http://bit.ly/1Djyp3QThis incredible,

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908 14th Lane SE Cambridge MN 55008

Seller Says:What do you love about the town your home is in?The things I love about Cambridge are the many churches, schools, shops and play grounds available. Cambridge is a very well rounded

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34350 Lanesboro Court Chisago Lake Twp MN 55056

34350 Lanesboro Court North Branch MN 5505634350 Lanesboro Court North Branch MN 55056Seller Says:What do you love about the town your home is in?What we love most about the Sunrise Trails

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7795 N Shore Circle N Forest Lake MN 55025 Open House July 3rd 2 To 4 PM

Come join us at 7795 N Shore Circle N Forest Lake MN 55025 for an Open House July 3rd 2 To 4 PMAwesome, move-in ready home! 81' of Fabulous sandy lake shore. New carpet, in-floor heat,

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255 S Shore Dr Forest Lake MN 55025 SOLD

Seller Says:What do you love about the town your home is in?This town is far enough from the city to have a small town feel. From the Fourth of July "All Years Forest Lake Reunion" to the highschool

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6235 208th Way N Forest Lake MN For An OPEN HOUSE June 6th From 2 To 4PM

Please join us at 6235 208th Way N, Forest Lake, MN 55025 for an OPEN HOUSE on June 6th from 2-4 PM.  This 3 BR, 3 BA, 1584 sq ft town home will be available for rent for $1

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Can You Be Without One

Your home is one of if not the most valuable asset you do have or will have,Did you know that when selling your home the emotional appeal of your home accounts for the major reasons buyers choose

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7345 385th Street North Branch MN 55056 Just Sold

JUST SOLD - 7345 385th Street North Branch MN 55056Seller Says:What do you love about the town your home is in?North Branch offers many shops with Tanger Mall and a great new grocery store. We

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6459 236th St Ct Forest Lake MN 55025

Seller Says:What do you love about the town your home is in?There are so many things to love about Forest Lake area. The lake is certainly a HUGE highlight for both those that live there and visit.

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4 Reasons To Sell Now Free Report

Within the contents of this FREE report, you will make four astounding discoveries that will greatly influence when you choose to sell your home.Just click this link:     Four Reasons

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Can You Pay For Your Kids College Education

Here's an interesting topic.  Your child is now 4 years old.  You would like to save up money for 4 years of college education. You look at the projected cost of about $55,000

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How A Buyer Can Buy A Home For The Best Price With A Non Contingent Offer

I have found from over 30 years of real estate experience that the best real estate purchases are made by buyers who are Non-contingent.First off I should explain what a contingency is.  If you

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Twin Cities Real Estate Market Numbers Jan 2015

Current status of the Twin Cities Real Estate market:The Median sales price of a home in the Twin Cities was up 8.5% in Jan. 2015 over Jan. 2014. The number of homes selling in Jan 2015 went up by 7

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Minimum Down Payment Is Really Low But The Monthly Payment Goes Up

Here is a great tip for those buyers who are using a low down payment mortgage program.Most mortgage programs that allow a low down payment involve the added monthly cost of mortgage insurance. ;

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How To Quickly Turn Real Estate Into Pots Of Gold In Your IRA

Make 2015 the year you get serious about using real estate to spark some real growth in your retirement account.Don’t let financial paralysis hold you back in 2015 – These strategies can

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Hugo Library Express Unexpected Free Resource

The City of Hugo has a very interesting and convenient  way to access the Washington County Library.  If you want a book or other materials first go to the Washington County library

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Great Opportunity To Create Instant Equity

Another PRE-MLS home is almost ready for you to look at.  This means only the people seeing this Blog know about this great opportunity.  It's in St. Paul and is listed at $150,000.  

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New Listing First Time Available

My team has a new listing that is not in the MLS or any public website at this time.  The listing price is $164,900.  It is a one story home with 1,049 finished square feet, 3 bedrooms and

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Latest Twin Cities MN Housing Sales

Newest numbers for the Twin Cities housing market since Jan. 1st, 201582.7 homes per day are selling in the entire Twin Cities; Median list price is $189,000Washington County, Minnesota there are 3

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HAFA Short Sale Seller Incentives Of 10K Dollars Effective Feb 1st 2015

Great news for many homeowners still in distress in 2014!  The government short sale program, HAFA, just announced that for allHAFA short sales closing after February 1, 2014, sellers will

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Jan 6 2015 10092 1

Should I sell my house on a Contract for Deed?Also known as "owner financing", this method of selling your house works well if you follow a few basic guidelines.Did you know about 50% of

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Hugo Minneosta Old And New

The best kept secret in the north east Twin Cities is Hugo.HIstory:From the Washington County Historical Society at http://www.wchsmn.org/ :"It was settled in the early 1850s and organized in

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