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4 Investments Worth Making in Your First Home

Posted by Madi Salisbury on January 10, 2020 in  Helpful Info
You’ve just bought your first home – congratulations! Now it’s time to make your home feel like, well, home by undertaking some long-term investments that will not only look beautiful, but will also last you for years to come. The following is a guest post by Suhayl Laher In today’s post, we’re offering some advice for first-time homeowners on areas where spending a little bit more is likely to pay off in the long-run. From valuable aesthetic updates in key areas such as the kitchen, b... read more

USDA Loans

They're Not Just For Homes In The Boonies
Posted by Teri Krueger on December 10, 2019 in  Helpful Info
Have you heard of USDA loans? If you're a low-to-moderate-income homebuyer who doesn't have a lot of money for a down payment and who needs lenient credit requirements, you (or your lender) are probably focused on FHA loans. But if you haven't taken a look at USDA loans, you may be missing out on an incredible opportunity.  If you're saying to yourself, "But USDA loans are only for homes out in the sticks," that's understandable. It's true that the loans were designed to help buyers in rural areas. Bu... read more

Featured Listing Albert Lea

January 2020
Posted by Teri Krueger on December 08, 2019 in  Albert Lea Real Estate
JANUARY 2020FEATURED LISTING1620 Portland AvenueAlbert Lea, Minnesota Imagine having a park adjacent to your townhome, this beautiful corner lot townhome that has 2 main bedrooms, lower family room with walkout to detached 1 1/2 garage stalls. Has an extra 3rd bedroom & 3/4 bath for guests in lower level. Lots of storage, so many new improvements & move-in ready! newer stainless steel appliances, newer mechanicals & roof 6 years old. Simplify your life now in a great location.  Call u... read more


November 2019
Posted by Teri Krueger on November 14, 2019 in  uncategorized
NOVEMBER 2019FEATURED LISTING2340 1st Avenue N.E.Owatonna, Minnesota Incredibly attractive, well maintained and wonderfully updated 4 bedroom, 2 bath rambler, with terrific features galore. You'll appreciate amazing updates that have taken place including the brand new flooring throughout the main level and newer flooring in the lower level. The stylishly updated bathrooms, new premium window treatments, high-end stainless steel appliances, pantry and granite kitchen counters, main floor laundry, 3 b... read more


November-December 2019
Posted by Teri Krueger on November 12, 2019 in  uncategorized
OWATONNA & SURROUNDING AREAS COMMUNITY EVENTS There is always something going on in our community!  Following is a list of some of those events.  For information on other upcoming events in the Owatonna & surrounding areas, please click HERE. Holiday Wine & BeerThursday, November 14th 5:30PM - 7:30PMat Michaelson Funeral Home in Owatonna, Minnesota$15 in advance/ $20 at the doorWine raffle & Live musicTicket available at: Michaelson Funeral Home, Cedar Floral, Sparetime  ... read more
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