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Real Estate Agent - Alexandria Brokers Realty - Broker License 20502505
real estate and life in Alexandria, Minnesota
This is a really poor example (if you survive my jerkiness, look for me in the mirror) of a video tour (it was my first) but here it is. Bad example, but a wonderful home with 150 feet of lakeshore on Pelican Lake. Located on the west side of Pelicane in a private location that is only five minut...
Lake Irene is a 630-acre, mesotrophic (moderately fertile) bass-panfish lake located near the town of Miltona in northeast Douglas County. Two public accesses are located on this lake. One is on the northwest shore off of NW Irene Road and the other is located on the southeast shore off of County...
Earlier this year, I purchased a Canon HV-10 high definition video camera to put high quality home tours online. This morning, I was looking through my files and found a video I took with my Treo smartphone. It is a tour of a home for sale on Lake Geneva. Besides my unsteady hand, the video qual...
In my home of Alexandria, people can receive a variety of locally grown produce, carefully boxed and delivered weekly to a location in downtown Alexandria. This service is offered by Ploughshare Farm, which is located in Parkers Prairie (a small city located north of Alexandria). You will sample ...
According to BusinessWeek, people are talking the talk but not walking the walk when it comes to environmentally friendly decisions in home building. BW reports that KB Home offered houses built with ecofriendly woods such as bamboo in Pleasanton, California. On a $700,000 home, this only bumped...
What homes can you buy for $335,000 in London? Pictured is one option (not the man). It is a 77 square foot former storage room in the Knightsbridge neighborhood.Click to see what you can buy in Alexandria, Minnesota for $35,000 to $85,000 less.And, you will have electricity or heating (the Londo...
Yahoo! Local has quietly added a feature that allows users to upload photos to a local listing. For example, I could find my favorite pizzeria in Yahoo! Local and then can upload a photo that I took with my digital camera. People then can view slideshows for a local listing and I find the layout ...
If the customer has an experience that doesn't disappoint, they won't tell anybody.If the customer has an experience that exceeds their expectations, they will tell one person.If they have a disappointing experience, they will tell nine people.From my experience, these are not absolutes but are g...
Long and short are stock market terms that refer to your position (the shares you own or owe) in a company. In brief, if you are long a company, it means you hold shares in a company and believe the shares are going to appreciate. "Short" is just the . You borrow shares to sell in the hope that t...
At Squidoo, I have created a site for RE/MAX Associates. If you haven't visited Squidoo lately, they have added a tool called a Plexo. I used this tool to create a Plexo called "RE/MAX Associates Favorite Links". Not only can anyone add their favorite links but you can rank the other links. Not s...


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