Minnesota Real Estate & Property Management News

10 Reasons to Hire Acuity Group to Sell Your Home!

Plan to Sell Your Home and Don't Know Where to Start? A recent survey has revealed that the most stressful event in someone’s life is selling your home.  This comes as no surprise due to the pressure involved.  One of the best ways to take the pressure off your shoulders is to hire an experienced…
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Benefits of Hiring a Rental Property Manager

  If you've owned investment/rental property, and have attempted rental property management on your own, you know what a demanding and time consuming task it can be.  The endless details, unexpected time involvement and potential legal issues can really take a toll on a rental property owner.  Have you ever considered hiring a rental property manager…
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How Much Equity Do You Have in Your Home?

How Much Equity Do You Have in Your Home?  You May Be Surprised! CoreLogic’s latest Equity Report revealed that 675,000 US homeowners regained positive equity in their homes in 2017.  This is great news for the country, as 95.1% of all mortgaged properties are now in a positive equity situation. This is great news! But, do you realize…
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Four Bedroom Home For Sale ~ Elk River, MN

4 Bedroom Home For Sale ~ Elk River, MN:  Calling this home meticulously maintained is not an exaggeration!  This 4 bedroom, 3 bath, two story home shines in and out and even into the garage. Features include; updated kitchen and bathrooms with granite counter tops, all bathrooms have tile floors and surrounds.  Master suite includes…
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Mississippi Riverfront Home For Sale ~ Otsego, MN

Mississippi Riverfront Home For Sale ~ Otsego, MN:  This stunning Mississippi Estate boasts 220 feet of level river frontage and is situated on a 2.37 acre, private and fully landscaped park-like lot. Features of this beautiful walk out rambler include; open floor plan, sunroom, 3 gas fireplaces, hardwood floors, 6 panel oak doors, wet bar,…
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15 Acre – Buildable Acreage Walk Out Lot For Sale in Nowthen, MN

15 Acre Buildable Acreage Walk Out Lot For Sale  in Nowthen, MN: Ideal, private and scenic location for your dream home. Beautiful rolling vacant land with medium tree coverage, offers generous pasture space for horses or livestock.  Wonderful hunting land; endless amounts of wildlife!  Located in Oak Ponds and in the St. Francis School District. …
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Elk River, Minnesota Home Rentals & Property Management

  Elk River, Minnesota Rental Homes & Property Management:  Elk River, Minnesota and surrounding cities and townships have been a very popular area for tenants seeking residential rental homes.  We currently have many pre-screened tenant prospects that are seeking single family homes or townhome rentals in the Elk River and surrounding Elk River School District…
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Home Buyer Tips in a Hot Sellers’ Market

  Home Buyer Tips in a Hot Sellers' Market: When housing inventory is low, the housing market becomes very competitive and prices tend to rise.  If you plan to buy a home in this environment, you'll need to plan ahead to avoid losing out.  Follow the 5 home buyer tips below, and increase your chances…
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More from Less: The Benefits of Downsizing

Benefits of Downsizing: According to AARP, for the next 17 years, baby boomers will be turning 65 at a rate of about 8,000 a day.  By 65, most people are thinking about downsizing so they can enjoy their newfound freedom.  But just thinking about this daunting task can put a bead of sweat on your brow! …
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Pre-Approval Should Be Your First Step in the Home Buying Process

Pre-Approval Should Be Your First Step in the Home Buying Process: If you are in the market to buy a home, your first step should be scheduling a meeting with a mortgage lender so you can get pre-approved for your loan. In our local housing market, the number of buyers searching for their dream home greatly…
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Mortgage Tips: Pre-Qualified vs. Pre-Approved – What’s The Difference?

Mortgage Tips:  Pre-Qualified vs. Pre-Approved - What's The Difference? Without thoughtful preparation, a home buyer may get drawn into the mistaken notion that if a mortgage 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…
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3 Bedroom Townhome For Sale ~ Otsego, MN **PENDING SOLD**

3 Bedroom Townhome For Sale ~ Otsego, MN:  This one-owner three bedroom townhome with two full bathrooms has been well cared for and it shows. This home features updated appliances and neutral decor.  Enjoy your morning coffee or dinner on your maintenance free deck. Not in the mood to cook?  This townhome is just blocks…
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80 Acre Country Estate For Sale ~ Pine City, MN – **PENDING/SOLD**

80 Acre Country Estate For Sale ~ Pine City, MN.  Listed by Acuity Group ~ Elk River. This stately home has been recently updated and shows like brand new!  Features;  Andersen double hung windows, granite countertops throughout, main floor master suite with amazing marble and glass master bathroom with a shower big enough for two…
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Important Tips for a Home Buyer Final Walk Through

Important Tips for a Buyer's Final Walk Through: The final walk-through is a very important event and gives the home buyer an opportunity to inspect the home they are buying, right before the closing. During the walk-through, buyers can determine if the repair work they requested in the sales agreement has been completed.  They can also confirm that…
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3 Bedroom Home For Sale Next to Pinewood Golf Course ~ Elk River, MN

3 Bedroom Home For Sale ~ Elk River, MN.  This beautiful modified two story home is located next to the City of Elk River's Pinewood Golf Course, offering beautiful course views.   Features of this fine home include; 3 bedrooms on upper level, main floor laundry, large living room with vaulted ceilings, spacious kitchen with center…
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One Level Townhome For Sale in Becker, MN **Pending Sold**

One Level Golf Course Townhome For Sale in Becker, MN ~ Listed by Acuity Group: Pristine and perfect! One level townhouse with large bedroom plus den. Features; spacious and updated kitchen with new flooring, countertops and sink, vaulted ceilings, private master bathroom, main floor laundry, security system, hardwood floors, no interior or exterior steps. Oversized…
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One Level Townhome For Sale in Big Lake, MN **PENDING ~ SOLD**

One Level Townhome with Basement For Sale in Big Lake, MN ~ Listed by Acuity Group. Two bedroom, two bath, one level living in a convenient Big Lake location!  Features; spacious kitchen with shaker style cabinets that offer plenty of storage, breakfast bar at center island, spacious living room exits to concrete patio with ample…
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Happy Northfork Home Seller ~ Ramsey, MN

Happy Northfork Home Seller ~ Ramsey, MN:  "Dustin Heggem and his team at Acuity Group managed my rental property in Ramsey, MN for seven years after we moved to Florida.  Early in 2018, after we decided to sell our home because of market conditions, he was our selling broker.  In both circumstances Dustin and his…
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Walk Out Rambler Home For Sale in Ramsey, MN

Walk Out Rambler Home For Sale in Ramsey, MN ~ Listed by Acuity Group:  This custom built 5 bedroom (3 bedrooms on main level), 3 bath, walk out rambler and former parade model home, boasts many upgrades and recent updates including; new high quality carpet, bamboo flooring, refinished hardwood floors and water softener. Other upgrades…
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Home Not Selling? Consider Renting it Out!

Home Not Selling?  Consider Renting it Out! If your home isn't selling, you may want to convert it to a rental property.  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…
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3 Bedroom Home For Rent in Elk River, MN **UNDER CONTRACT ~ OCCUPIED RENTAL**

This meticulously maintained, 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom home for rent in Elk River is not your typical split entry!  This nice rental home boasts a large entrance foyer, bright & open floor plan, large kitchen with breakfast bar area, hardwood and tile floors throughout.  Additional features include; abundant cabinet and storage space, walk-out lower level…
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