Minnesota Real Estate & Property Management News

Strong Seller’s Market to Continue into 2017

  The sellers in the Twin Cities region of Minnesota are definitely in control!  Check out the market stats for the period spanning February 2016 to February 2017: Pending sales in the Twin Cities region were up 4.8% There were 60,043 closed sales in all price ranges, up 5.3% The median sales price was $233,500, up 6.1% The median days Continue Reading
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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 home repairs and staging, to Continue Reading
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9 Reasons Why Some Homes Sell Faster Than Others

  Beyond the obvious elements such as location, size, bedroom and bath count, there are other factors that can affect how quickly your home will sell.  Listed below are 9 very important factors that will help sell your home for the highest price, and in the least amount of time!     Curb Appeal: Realtors named curb appeal the #1 Continue Reading
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5 Nosy Questions To Expect From Your Mortgage Lender

Reprint:  The Mortgage Report.  Operated by Full Beaker, Inc. NMLS#1019791 Your Lender Is Nosy (And Sometimes Rude) Million of mortgage applications are given to lenders each year. Some are for buyers of homes; some are for homeowners looking to refinance. All can feel "intrusive". As part of the steps of a standard mortgage application, mortgage lenders gather basic information about Continue Reading
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Strong Seller’s Market to Continue into 2017

The sellers in the Twin Cities region of Minnesota are definitely in control!  Check out the market stats for the period spanning January 2016 to January 2017: Pending sales in the Twin Cities region were up 5%. There were 59,997 closed sales in all price ranges, up 5.3%. The median sales price was $232,900, up 5.9% The median days on Continue Reading
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Zimmerman Minnesota Home Rental & Property Management News

    Zimmerman, Minnesota and surrounding townships have been a very popular area for tenants seeking residential rental homes.  We currently have many pre-screened tenant prospects that are seeking a single family home or townhome to rent in the Zimmerman, Minnesota area. The top 5 reasons that rental tenants seek the Zimmerman, MN area: Elk River School District's positive reputation Continue Reading
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Start 2017 off Right! List Your Home for Sale Now!

Reprint from Elk River Star News & Anoka County Shopper, "Real Estate News by Stephanie Danielson"  1/21/17 issue A new year is under way and many homeowners will be deciding if this is the year that they will sell and move to either a larger or smaller home.  Many sellers will make a decision to wait until the spring’s “buyer’s Continue Reading
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Affordable 3 Bedroom Home in Great Elk River Neighborhood

***  SOLD *** MLS #4785909 Affordable 3 Bedroom Home in Great Elk River Neighborhood 13480 181st Circle NW Elk River, MN 55330 1996 built three level split with 3 bedrooms (2 up & 1 down), 2 baths (full bath up, 3/4 down). Home features include large open foyer area with vaulted ceiling over the living room and kitchen area, large Continue Reading
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Reasons to Use a Real Estate Agent When Buying or Selling a Home

 If you are thinking of buying, selling, renting your home, or leasing real estate this year we’d love to hear from you!  Working with experienced professionals can boost your profits!  Selling Your Home?  Click HERE to Schedule a Free Market Analysis    Buying a Home?  Contact us HERE Acuity Group Real Estate Professionals ~ 564 Dodge Ave Suite A Elk River Continue Reading
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More from Less: The 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!  So let’s consider some of the Continue Reading
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8 Signs it May be Time to Move

Reprint from Elk River Star News & Anoka County Shopper, "Real Estate News by Stephanie Danielson"  1/7/17 issue   At one time or another, many homeowners reach a point where they find themselves asking, “is now the time to move?” Since moving to a new home can involve a major lifestyle change and some expense, it’s a decision that merits Continue Reading
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Do Houses Really Sell in the Fall & Winter Months?

  Reprint from Elk River Star News & Anoka County Shopper, "Real Estate News by Stephanie Danielson"  It’s around this time of the year that we get calls from potential sellers asking if they should bother listing their house for sale, since fall and winter are around the corner. They wonder, "Who buys houses this time of the year?"  Answer, Continue Reading
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Home Sales Could Actually be Higher!

Reprint from Elk River Star News & Anoka County Shopper, "Real Estate News by Stephanie Danielson" - 9/3/16 issue 2016 is shaping up to be the best in a decade for home sales, as houses are selling at the fastest pace since 2007.  This news is encouraging, but that doesn’t mean that buying a home is easy. This boom market Continue Reading
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7 Etiquette Tips Every Home Seller Should Know

Reprint from Elk River Star News & Anoka County Shopper, "Real Estate News by Stephanie Danielson" - 8/20/16 issue No matter how nice the home, sellers need to know that their behavior can affect how buyers feel about writing an offer.  Listed below are 7 etiquette tips that will help sellers put their home and themselves in the best possible light!   Continue Reading
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Things that Matter When Selling Your Home

Reprint from Elk River Star News & Anoka County Shopper, "Real Estate News by Stephanie Danielson" - 8/6/16 issue AS A HOMEOWNER... You can play an important part in the timely sale of your property.  When you consider the most important things to focus on, you'll help your Realtor sell your home faster and at the highest possible price! Staging matters. Continue Reading
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Reasons to Rent Out Your Home vs. Sell

Reprint from Elk River Star News & Anoka County Shopper, "Real Estate News by Stephanie Danielson" - 6/25/16 issue. When your current housing situation requires a change, selling is the most popular option.  But in some cases, converting your home into a rental property makes financial sense. Listed below are three factors to consider as you decide if renting is Continue Reading
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How to Quickly and Effectively Sell Your Home

    AS A HOMEOWNER... You can play an important part in the timely sale of your property.  When you take the following steps, you'll help your Realtor sell your home faster and at the highest possible price!     Make the Most of that First Impression:  A well-manicured lawn, neatly trimmed shrubs and a clutter-free porch welcome prospects.  So does Continue Reading
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Sell Your Home NOW Before Competition Hits the Market!

Reprint from Elk River Star News & Anoka County Shopper, "Real Estate News by Stephanie Danielson" - 6/11/16 issue. In their current edition of the Home Price Expectation Survey released last week, Pulsenomics asked this question of the 100+ economists, real estate experts & market strategists they surveyed:  “In your opinion, what is the primary driver of recent home value growth in the U.S.?” Continue Reading
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What is Causing the Rental Property Shortage?

Reprint from Elk River Star News & Anoka County Shopper, "Real Estate News by Stephanie Danielson" - 5/28/16 issue. You don't have to be a recent college graduate to know that it is getting more and more difficult to locate a nice, affordable rental property.  Despite the rebounding housing market, the national rate of homeownership continues to decline to just Continue Reading
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Tips on how to price your home

Selling Your Home? Make Sure the Price Is Right!

In today’s market, where demand is outpacing supply in many regions of the country, pricing a house is one of the biggest challenges real estate professionals face. Sellers often want to price their home higher than recommended, and many agents go along with the idea to keep their clients happy. However, the best agents realize that telling the homeowner the Continue Reading
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