Explore Forest Lake, MN

By Teri Eckholm, REALTOR Serving Mpls/St Paul North & East Metro
(Boardman Realty)
Comments 4
  Stabilization is the word that best describes the real estate market in the community of Forest Lake Minnesota. In 2011 compared to 2010 most statistics were pretty much status quo. New listings are down by over 10% and closed sales up by 12% but the average sales price did not take a hit nor d...

By Teri Eckholm, REALTOR Serving Mpls/St Paul North & East Metro
(Boardman Realty)
Comments 13
Late on a Saturday afternoon, I received a phone call. The caller said he and his fiance had just driven by a Forest Lake listing of mine and want to know if I could them the inside. "Are you working with an agent?" I inquired. "No", he said. So we arranged for a showing of the Washington County ...

By Barb Goerss, Helping You With All 14 Moves You'll Make
Comments 1
As you prepare your Forest Lake home for sale, don't neglect the garage! It's easy to allow garages to become (or remain) catch-all holding tanks for your possessions, especially as you prepare to move. It's a mistake, however, to treat the garage any differently than you treat the rest of your h...

By Barb Goerss, Helping You With All 14 Moves You'll Make
Comments 1
It’s June – the birds are singing, the grass is green, there are long lines at Dairy Queen, and it’s time for your Forest Lake house to sell! May – July are generally the hottest (no pun intended) months for home sales, and you want to be sure that your home is positioned to be seen by families w...

By Barb Goerss, Helping You With All 14 Moves You'll Make
Comments 1
Anyone who’s considering selling their Forest Lake, MN home has likely thought through the basic essentials – time to clean the place up, spruce up the paint job, depersonalize the rooms for showings, complete all major repairs. But some of the things that lower the value of your home might surpr...

By Teri Eckholm, REALTOR Serving Mpls/St Paul North & East Metro
(Boardman Realty)
Comments 0
The sold signs went up faster on homes in the community of Forest Lake Minnesota in 2010 compared to 2009 as the days on the market before a sale yet again dropped this year. And now the average price is just a bit more than last year too! The average sales price of a home was down nearly 28% in...

By Teri Eckholm, REALTOR Serving Mpls/St Paul North & East Metro
(Boardman Realty)
Comments 2
According to the calendar, winter just started but we all know from the chiropractic visits to tend to our aching, shoveling-afflicted spines that Minnesota’s winter weather blew into town several weeks ago. Unfortunately this means all that picturesque lakeshore that defines our beautiful state ...

By Teri Eckholm, REALTOR Serving Mpls/St Paul North & East Metro
(Boardman Realty)
Comments 6
Looking for a foreclosure, bank-owned or short sale but need to be able to live in the home immediately after closing? Good news is that foreclosures are no longer always trashed, fixer-uppers. Today's foreclosures can be simply AWESOME! This economy has forced builders and responsible homeowner...

By Teri Eckholm, REALTOR Serving Mpls/St Paul North & East Metro
(Boardman Realty)
Comments 9
Or maybe something a bit stronger! This was taken last year at Chris Costello's family fun Halloween house in Forest Lake. Chris tries to set up his elaborate display every year weather permitting. It is located on the north side of the lake just off North Shore Trail and it is FREE! For additio...

By Teri Eckholm, REALTOR Serving Mpls/St Paul North & East Metro
(Boardman Realty)
Comments 11
As a REALTOR® I know a Minnesota does not have to disclose paranormal activity when selling their home but this is one haunted house I wanted to share with everyone in the north and east Twin Cities metro. Paranormal activity runs rampant at this house just north of the lake, but this haunting is...

By Teri Eckholm, REALTOR Serving Mpls/St Paul North & East Metro
(Boardman Realty)
Comments 0
Forest Lake, Minnesota is well known throughout the Twin Cities area. It was a favorite summer vacation spot, an annual ice fishing tournament tradition or as a destination when going for a Sunday a drive in the country in days gone by. Today, the lakeside cabins have been replaced with year rou...

By Teri Eckholm, REALTOR Serving Mpls/St Paul North & East Metro
(Boardman Realty)
Comments 8
It is hard not to smile when driving up Interstate 94 from the Twin Cities to Fargo when you see this old time water tower smiling at you. Many cities have upgraded to larger more efficient water towers. Forest Lake, Minnesota just disassembled its "tin man" water tower a year or so ago. Hopeful...

By Teri Eckholm, REALTOR Serving Mpls/St Paul North & East Metro
(Boardman Realty)
Comments 12
Forest Lake, Minnesota is well known throughout the Twin Cities area. Many people from the city remember the northeast St. Paul suburb fondly from years gone by as a summer vacation spot, an annual ice fishing tournament tradition or as a destination when going for a Sunday a drive in the countr...

By Teri Eckholm, REALTOR Serving Mpls/St Paul North & East Metro
(Boardman Realty)
Comments 10
A lakeshore home is the ideal of many a Minnesotan! And why not? When you live in the Land of 10,000 Lakes, one would be hard pressed not to drive by a lake, pond or river on a daily basis. Whether you are in Anoka, Ramsey, Chisago, Washington, Hennepin or any other county in our great state lake...

By Dale Frisch, Real Estate Broker
(Woodbury Real Estate Group)
Comments 0
http://attractiverealty.com/I will be holding a bankowned foreclosure open house this weekend in Forest Lake MN.The addresss is 20420 Everton Trail N , Forest Lake, MN 55025  from 2-5 Satuday and Sunday Total Bed/Bath:  4/ 3    Garage:  3    Year Built:  2006   Directions:  From I35, Hwy 97 E To ...

By Teri Eckholm, REALTOR Serving Mpls/St Paul North & East Metro
(Boardman Realty)
Comments 23
Living in the country in Anoka County Minnesota can be like a little slice of heaven especially in the springtime when everything is just starting to bloom again! This beautiful red polebarn photo is one of the pictures I took for my new listing in Columbus (just west of Forest Lake). 35 Acres t...

By Teri Eckholm, REALTOR Serving Mpls/St Paul North & East Metro
(Boardman Realty)
Comments 11
Over a decade ago out family came across a home being renovated on just under 3 acres in the country. It was a bit of a drive from North St. Paul and Maplewood, the quiet little suburbs where we had spent most of our lives. But there was something intriguing about the beautiful landscape with doz...

By Teri Eckholm, REALTOR Serving Mpls/St Paul North & East Metro
(Boardman Realty)
Comments 1
Forest Lake, Minnesota is well known throughout the Twin Cities area. Many people from the city remember the northeast St. Paul suburb fondly from years gone by as a summer vacation spot, an annual ice fishing tournament tradition or as a destination when going for a Sunday a drive in the country...

By Teri Eckholm, REALTOR Serving Mpls/St Paul North & East Metro
(Boardman Realty)
Comments 6
  CONGRATULATIONS to the Boys Basketball team who have qualified for the Minnesota State High School Basketball Tournament!  The Forest Lake Rangers are scheduled to play at 10:00 AM on Wednesday, March 24, 2010, at the Target Center in Minneapolis.   ARE YOU a RANGER Fan? Ride the Fan Bus! Fore...

By Teri Eckholm, REALTOR Serving Mpls/St Paul North & East Metro
(Boardman Realty)
Comments 8
  The sold signs are going up faster on homes in the community of Forest Lake Minnesota in 2009 compared to 2008 but the amount they are getting for the homes is significantly less than previously. The average sales price of a home was down nearly 28% this past year for this north Washington Coun...

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