The Real Estate Buzz

Spring Lawn Care

Posted by Jess Abrahams on March 27, 2013 in  Albert Lea  Buyers  Home Maintenance  Owatonna  Sellers
Did you know that American homeowners spend about $6.4 billion a year on lawn care, according to the Professional Lawn Care Association of America.  I know it might seem a little early to start thinking of lawn care but within the next couple weeks the snow should be gone and the grass will start getting greener!  Spring is the time to start creating a healthy summer lawn.  The following are some things you can do now to get a beautiful lawn this summer: 1. Aeration: recommended after the gro... read more

Spring is Here!

Spring Cleaning
Posted by Lynn Johnson on March 20, 2013 in  Albert Lea  Buyers  Home Maintenance  Owatonna  Sellers
Although it might not feel like it Spring is upon us!  For many of us with the changing of the seasons comes Spring cleaning.  Spring cleaning can feel like a daunting, overwhelming task; however, there are tips to make Spring cleaning easier.  For example, there are many Spring cleaning lists/checklists you can find online; once you find a list that suits your needs break it down and do one task per day or maybe even just one task per week (depending on your schedule).  Spreading... read more

Albert Lea Real Estate Scoop

Albert Lea Real Estate Trends
Posted by Lynn Johnson on March 13, 2013 in  Albert Lea  Albert Lea Monthly Update
The housing market in Albert Lea is continuing to pick up. Now is a good time for both buyers and sellers. Inventory remains relatively low which is good news for sellers and interest rates continue to be favorable for buyers. So far this year we've seen 26 residential sales in Albert Lea. The average sale price of homes is $94,719 with an average of 146 days to sell. There are currently 146 homes on the market in Albert Lea with an average list price of $138,164 and an average time on the market of 253 days. Call ... read more

What's the Buzz in Owatonna Real Estate?

Owatonna Real Estate Trends
Posted by Lynn Johnson on March 13, 2013 in  Owatonna  Owatonna Monthly Update  Real Estate Activity
The housing market continues to move in the right direction in Owatonna and we’ve seen a busy early Spring. Now is definitely the time to sell in Owatonna as buyers are looking but inventory is low. If you’ve been on the fence for awhile about selling your home now is the time to take that next step. As far as buying, now is also a good time to buy as interest rates continue to be favorable. We should see increased inventory as Spring approaches; however, if you’re not wanting to wait until Spring to start looking,... read more
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