Real Estate and More!

Follow me
Real Estate Agent - RE/MAX Results - MN#20344949 WI#93113-94
Chuck Carstensen is a Realtor with RE/MAX Results helping Minnesota Home Buyers and Minnesota Home Sellers. If your looking for a Contract for Deed in Minnesota contact Chuck. Selling Real Estate in Anoka, Isanti, Sherburne, Chisago, Wright, Mille Lacs, Kanabec, Pine and Hennepin Counties. Top cities to search is Cambridge MN home search and Elk River MN home search.



I thought by about this time I might get a different car. My car has around 225,000 miles on and I got it when it had under 90,000...I did that work in a little over 3.5 years. Its been a good car but its entering a time that it will likely need a lot of work.   Its not worth much or anything to ...
For those looking for freedom from debt, struggle and financial lack I would like to share a biblical promise that many have heard but only a few have systematically followed to create a life of soul-satisfying prosperity.  In the last book of the Old Testament Malachi talked about the promise. F...
The goal to reach 100 miles by June 29th is looking good has I went over 50 miles today in the dash for cash at Snap Fitness. The contest started on May 7th, and me not being a big running guy I feel good about getting to 50 miles in less then half the time the contest runs.  Run on a Sunday on t...
If you are going through a tough time, have had a set back, or are feeling stuck; know that there are no straight lines in your growth.  We are all created to be a blessing and the universe is always moving toward greater good. With that we do need to be growing!  If you ever stop looking to grow...
Working with a lot of first time home buyers I like to re blog this information because it is helpful for buyers who have not been through the buying process before.  I find that number 2 below is something that does not get thought of until the thick of a negotiation.  Better to understand this ...
When your thinking about listing your home its important to consider the repairs you could make to help sell your home faster and for more money.  Normally buyers see fixes as more expensive then they really are.  So start out by being ready to repair a few things if needed.      Many times I go ...
  4146 112th St NW Maple Lake, MN 55358 Almost 1 Acre Just Outside of Silver Creek Description Great home offered by a traditional seller on the edge of Silver Creek. 4 BR, 2 BA and main floor laundry.  Good sized living room on the main level and a large lower 12x30 level family room. Downstair...
Something you may not think about or know is that you - YES YOU - have the gift of prophecy.  The word prophecy means "a declaration of something to come."  You have more power then you think because the words you speak and the actions you take from those words give life to the things and events ...
This post is inspired by all the times I have ran into "Christians" that think they can low ball a property and say if "its meant to be God will get this home for me at a deal". Thus, sometimes buyers will lose the right property at the right price because they think God is telling them its not m...
I read today that the April median sales price jumped 12.8% over last year making it the highest jump since 2004.  We have seen a lot of buyers come into the market this Spring, and surprisingly we have not seen a glut of foreclosure listings that everyone keeps talking about. More good signs of ...

Chuck Carstensen

Minnesota/Wisconsin Real Estate Expert
local_phone(763) 635-7228
smartphone(612) 290-3809
Contact The Author
I help buyers, sellers and investors with their real estate needs. In this blog I post my listings and give real estate, video marketing and personal development tips. I enjoy giving people tips, suggestions and hints that can improve their business and life.