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Year to Date Statistics - 1/1/2015-5/27/2015
Posted by Courtney Hackensmith on May 28, 2015 in  Albert Lea Monthly Update  Albert Lea Real Estate  Northfield Real Estate  Owatonna Monthly Update  Owatonna Real Estate  Real Estate Activity
Find out what you need to know in terms of local real estate market activity with our latest 2015 year-to-date update brought to you by Broker/Owner, Lynn Johnson.  Along with the market update, we also have some exciting news for sellers!!  The Coldwell Banker network is proud to introduce a new digital platform designed to connect buyers, sellers and agents like never before through an extensive network of social collaboration.  The new platform allows us to truly capt... read more

5 Questions to Ask Prospective Real Estate Agents

Posted by Courtney Hackensmith on May 27, 2015 in  Sellers
Selecting a real estate agent to assist in the largest financial transaction a person will likely ever make is a critical part of the home selling process. In a challenging economic environment where competition among real estate companies is on the rise, choosing the agent that’s right for you can be a confusing task.   We suggest home sellers start the process by interviewing a couple real estate agents to find someone with whom they “connect.”  However, chemistry is n... read more

Denard Span - Former Twins Player

Coldwell Banker Home Field Advantage
Posted by Courtney Hackensmith on May 20, 2015 in  uncategorized
This week’s MLB Home Field Advantage video series takes us inside the home of a former Minnesota Twins player, Denard Span, and for that reason we had share his love of home with all of our blog readers who are Twins fans and were fans of Denard during his time spent in Minnesota.   Denard, who was traded to the Washington Capitals in 2012, invites us in! ... read more

Happiness in 98 Square Feet

Posted by Courtney Hackensmith on May 15, 2015 in  Albert Lea  Northfield Real Estate  Owatonna
Just imagine for a few moments what it would be like to downsize your entire house into an area no larger than 100 square feet.  It would be difficult, right?  What is this new trend and new way of life?   It’s living large in a tiny house!   While some people are taking on this new trend of “tiny” living, I think it’s safe to say that for the vast majority of us we would not exactly consider it ideal living conditions.  There might be too many &ld... read more

Create a Welcoming Porch

Posted by Courtney Hackensmith on May 07, 2015 in  uncategorized
Since April Showers, Bring May Flowers and because May has finally arrived, it's time to break out those gardening gloves!  As you stroll through local greenhouses this season looking for plants and flowers to brighten up your home's exterior, keep in mind that potted plants make for a memorable welcome.   Well designed porch pots can leave a lasting impression on those who walk through your front door.  When selecting items for your porch pot, a great tip to remember is... read more
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