Minnesota Real Estate & Property Management News

Home Not Selling? Consider Renting it Out!

    If you are in a situation where you must sell your home but aren’t able to sell at a price that will pay off your mortgage, you may want to convert your home into a rental property!  Renting out your home can lessen the financial burden, and you might even be able to…
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Why You Should Hire Acuity Group to Manage Your Rental Property

Looking for a professional Property Manager to handle all aspects of your rental property?   If your answer is yes, look no further!  Acuity Group is a full service Property Management company, located in Elk River, MN. We specialize in leasing and management of residential homes within a 20 mile radius from our office.  …
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10 Reasons to List Your Home For Sale with Acuity Group

Whether you are selling your first home or your fiftieth, it’s important to arm yourself with the right information in today’s fast paced real estate environment. Selling your home can be an overwhelming experience. Acuity Group’s experienced Realtors are here to procure the best possible terms and professionally represent you through the entire process.  From…
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Sellers to Benefit from Strong Seller’s Market into 2016!

Here at Acuity Group, we are frequently asked where the real estate market is headed and when we may see a more balanced market.   Truthfully, it is difficult to accurately predict the future, but based on current market statistics, we are presently experiencing one of the strongest seller’s markets since the “great recession”.  The reason…
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Remodeling Projects that Yield the Highest Return Upon Resale

Homeowners who take on remodeling projects gain not only equity and more resale value in their home, they are also more likely to find satisfaction and enjoyment from their home, according to a new report from the National Association of Realtors®, with insights from the National Association of the Remodeling Industry. The 2017 Remodeling Impact Report, www.nar.realtor/reports/remodeling-impact,…
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September 2017 Housing Market Stats: Twin Cities Region of Minnesota

Home sellers in the Twin Cities region of Minnesota are definitely in control!  Check out the market stats for the period spanning September 2016 to September 2017: There were 60,810 pending sales; up 0.3% There were 60,880 closed sales in all price ranges; up 1.8% The average sales price was $288,657; up 6.6% The median…
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3 Bedroom, 3 Bath Two Story Home For Rent in Clearwater, MN

3 Bedroom, 3 Bath Two Story Home For Rent in Clearwater, MN - Available Now 795 Isabella Avenue Clearwater, MN 55320 Wonderful 2 story home in Clearwater, with easy access to I-94. This 3 bedroom 3 bath home features all bedrooms on upper level, including a large master suite with full bath and walk-in closet,…
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2 Bedroom, 3 Bath Townhome For Rent in Big Lake, MN

2 Bedroom, 3 Bath Townhome For Rent in Big Lake, MN - Available 11/10/17 565 Williams Street Big Lake, MN 55309 2 bedroom, 3 bath, 2 stall garage, 1300 finished sq ft. Townhome Villa located in Wrights Crossing Addn. Main level features 9 ft ceilings, custom lighting, deck and concrete patio, custom oak cabinets with…
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Fall May Be the Best Time to Buy a Home

  Reprint from Elk River Star News & Anoka County Shopper, "Real Estate News by Stephanie Danielson"  10/14/17 issue Fall is not only a great time to buy a home, it might also be the best season to find the perfect property at the right price!  Here are three reasons to contact us today to start your fall home…
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4 Bedroom, 3 Bath Home For Rent in Elk River, MN

4 Bedroom, 3 Bath Home For Rent in Elk River, MN - Available 12/01/17 12305 Ridgewood Drive Elk River, MN 55330 Nice walk out rambler located in Ridgewood, on a scenic, 0.91 acre partially wooded lot. Main level includes; living room, dining room, kitchen, full bathroom, 2 bedrooms including master with a private bath. The…
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3 Bedroom, 2 Bath Townhome For Rent in St Francis, MN

*** APPLICATION ACCEPTED / PENDING MOVE IN *** 3 Bedroom, 2 Bath Townhome For Rent in St Francis, MN - Available 10/01/17 22794 Eldorado St Nw St Francis, MN 55070 3 bedroom, 2 bath, 1800 finished sq ft townhome.  Open living area with vaulted ceilings, deck and a loft area overlooking kitchen and living room…
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4 Bedroom, 2 Bath Single Family Home For Rent in Buffalo, MN

4 Bedroom, 2 Bath Single Family Home For Rent in Buffalo, MN - Available Now! 408 Upplanda Street Buffalo, MN 55313 This split-level home has plenty of space for all! Main level consists of spacious living room, dining room, kitchen, 2 bedrooms and one bathroom. Finished basement consists of 2 bedrooms, and a family room…
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3 Bedroom, 3 Bath Townhome For Rent In Elk River, MN

*** APPLICATION ACCEPTED / PENDING MOVE IN *** 3 Bedroom, 3 Bath Townhome For Rent In Elk River, MN - Available 12/01/2017 10432 172nd Lane NW Elk River, MN 55330 This spacious 3 bedroom, 3 bath townhome features an open floor plan with tall ceilings and 2 stall garage. Main level features kitchen, ½ bath,…
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4 Bedroom, 5 Bath Custom Built, Two Story Home For Sale in Ramsey, MN

MLS #4874687 4 Bedroom, 5 Bath Custom Built, Two Story Home For Sale in Ramsey, MN 8670 160th Court NW Ramsey, MN 55303 [su_button url="http://tours.123mediasolutions.com/67462/8670-160th-court-ramsey-mn-55303" target="blank"]Video[/su_button]   One of a kind, custom built, full brick, two story home on private, 5 acre wooded, cul-de-sac lot. This home is located in the highly desired Northfork golf…
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4 Bedroom, 4 Bath Cape Cod Style Home For Sale in Ramsey, MN

MLS #4868319 4 Bedroom, 4 Bath Cape Cod Style Home For Sale in Ramsey, MN 15651 Andrie Street NW Ramsey, MN 55303 [su_button url="https://my.matterport.com/show/?m=osar8EEviym " target="blank"]3D Virtual Tour[/su_button]   A rare find! Don't buy anything until you see this fine property! This incredible Cape Cod style with covered front porch is located on an exquisite…
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Stunning 4 Bedroom, 4 Bath, 2 Story Home For Sale in Elk River, MN

MLS #4878789 Stunning 4 Bedroom, 4 Bath, 2 Story Home For Sale in Elk River, MN 12845 195th Avenue NW Elk River, MN 55330 This custom built 3,290 square foot, 4 bedroom, 4 bathroom, walk out 2 story home is stunning from top to bottom. This home has been meticulously maintained both inside and out…
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5 Bedroom, 3 Bath Home For Sale in Elk River, MN

*** PENDING / SOLD *** MLS #4874998 5 Bedroom, 3 Bath Home For Sale in Elk River, MN 11080 190 1/2 Avenue NW Elk River, MN 55330 Hard to find 5 bedroom, 1 story with 3 bedrooms on the main level! High end gourmet kitchen is perfect for hosting and includes custom hickory cabinets, granite…
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Spacious 2 Bedroom, 2 Bath Home For Sale in Saint Michael, MN

*** PENDING / SOLD *** MLS #4866782 Spacious 2 Bedroom, 2 Bath Home For Sale in Saint Michael, MN 12800 43rd Street NE Saint Michael, MN 55376 Spacious end-unit town home with southern exposure for beautiful lighting! 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, and loft. All appliances included, vaulted ceilings, gas fireplace, upper level laundry, attached 2…
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Meet Lynne Sampson – Leasing Assistant at Acuity Group

Lynne joins Acuity Group with 20 years of mortgage experience. Starting as a part-time Receptionist while in high school, Lynne worked her way up to her last position as Operations Manager. She enjoyed meeting new clients, collecting and organizing documents, thinking outside the box for unique borrowers or properties, and teaching otherswhat she had learned.…
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More U.S. Households are Renting Than at any Point in 50 Years!

Reprint from Elk River Star News & Anoka County Shopper, "Real Estate News by Stephanie Danielson"  8/5/17 issue Despite the rebounding housing market, the national rate of homeownership rate was 63.7% in the second quarter 2017, up slightly from a 48 year low of 62.9% in the second quarter of 2016.  This low homeownership rate…
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2 Bedroom, 2 Bath Townhome For Sale in Otsego, MN

*** SOLD *** MLS #4858051 2 Bedroom, 2 Bath Townhome For Sale in Otsego, MN 7977 Pinnacle Avenue NE Otsego, MN 55330 Enjoy one level living with no stairs! Beautiful and spotless townhome with brand new carpet and paint throughout! Features; spacious open floor plan, vaulted ceiling in living room and formal dining with decorative…
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3 Bedroom, 2 Bath For Rent In Elk River

*** UNDER CONTRACT / OCCUPIED RENTAL *** 3 Bedroom, 2 Bath For Rent In Elk River - Available 8/01/17 238 8th Street NW Elk River, MN 55330 This home has plenty of space for all! Main level consists of living room, dining room, kitchen, 2 bedrooms and one bathroom. Living room opens up to the…
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Selling Your Home? The First 30 Days Matter!

Reprint from Elk River Star News & Anoka County Shopper, "Real Estate News by Stephanie Danielson"  7/22/17 issue In today’s strong seller’s market, where demand is outpacing supply, pricing a home correctly is one of the biggest challenges sellers face.  In light of the fact that new listings receive the most showings in the first…
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4 Bedroom, 2 Bath Townhome For Sale in St. Francis, MN

*** SOLD *** MLS #4853875 4 Bedroom, 2 Bath Townhome For Sale in St. Francis, MN 23154 Dakotah Street NW St. Francis, MN 55070 Clean, move-in ready, detached townhome with fresh carpet and paint throughout. Upper level living room steps out to a recently stained deck with privacy panel. Lower level family room walks out…
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Can You Afford to Buy a Home?

Purchasing a home is one of the most important and rewarding decisions a person will make, which also means it is one of the most stressful!  With all of the steps, money and people involved, it is easy to be overwhelmed.  Listed below are the steps and associated expenses that you must be prepared for,…
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Mortgage Tips: Pre-Qualified vs. Pre-Approved – What’s The Difference?

  Without thoughtful preparation, many buyers get drawn into the mistaken notion that if a lender “pre-qualifies” them for a mortgage this means that they have been “pre-approved” for a home loan.  Unfortunately, there's a world of difference between these two terms.  If you've ever been confused by the two, we'll bring you up to…
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