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Real Estate Agent - Tami & Steve - Coldwell Banker Burnet
    &       Last night, Tami & Steve were recognized by PHH Home Loans for our sales support. HERE'S THE IRONY... Kudos to PHH Home Loans! While we appreciate the recognition... When we recommend Julie Brix's award-winning team @ PHH Home Loans, we are making a valuable referral to a known and tr...
Come visit my open house this Saturday in Sartell! Over 2000 finished square feet and great location-near the Mississippi River. This home is "light and bright!" Open floorplan, vaulted ceilings and heated/insulated garage. Hope to see you there!                     96 8th St N, Sartell, MN 56377...
Yesterday, Steve Hansen (Tami & Steve and, Central MN's top Real Estate agents) wrote a blog regarding market-fear generated by local and national media. ( Absolutely! While it is important to be up on th...
Today, Teresa Boardman was featured in Inman News for her perspective on being "busy" and that it doesn't really get to the meat... Whenever we talk with other agents, they say they are busy. AND THAT MAY BE TRUE. But that doesn't get to the real question of whether they are experiencing success ...
This is a fabulous post. Thank you for putting this out there.Here is a little direction to get started on collecting on the $8,000 tax credit and the $6,500 move-up tax credit. The IRS just released the form needed to claim the $8,000 tax credit for first time and $6,500 for repeat buyers who cl...
In a recent exchange regarding the Renewable Energy Industry (more specifically, Wind Energy), it occured to me that sometimes talking points might as well be Muzak in the elevator. It was clear that, while the other individual was very concerned with the idea that certain financial models "don't...
To think about the all the wonders of social media and the doors that have been flung open since the wide world of the internet... Take a look at this story from Tami & Steve about the "Helping Haiti, One Bid At A Time" blog. It's a beautiful way to give from within your available time and talent...
Many rural properties have unique issues and barriers to purchase. One of the more significant barriers are that they often are not connected to a central sewer system. Therefore, many times, the private system that is in service must be "certified" by a local governing authority. And in many jur...
When faced with having to sell your home, yet not able to come up with the funds to make it happen (underwater with your mortgage), keep in mind that regulation has placed a lot of pressure on banks to help make this process more streamlined. In a market where nearly 1 of every 10 possible short-...
The signs seems to be moving in a positive direction. The activity in the "healthy home" market seems to be picking up as well. It's a great time to be hitting the market and scoring a great deal on a home AND possibly pickup the huge federal TAX CREDITS!

Jesse Hopkins-Hoel

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