Blaine, MN Real Estate News

By Patti Ann Kasper, Blaine & North Metro Minneapolis St Paul Real Esta
(EXIT REALTY NEXUS)
      I hope everyone is OK after the wicked storm that just blew through Blaine MN. After the storm, just about sunset, I snapped this with my cell phone.  By the time I was able to get my actual camera out, the moment had passed.  This photo doesn't even do it justice.  The sky was so bright orange, it looked like it was on fire.               It wasn't but a few moments later when I got this shot.  You can see the bright color starting to fade.  Then after about a minute or so, it was gone.           Send this to your Friends or Family        
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By Patti Ann Kasper, Blaine & North Metro Minneapolis St Paul Real Esta
(EXIT REALTY NEXUS)
Blaine MN Housing StatisticsUpdated June 2010   The latest numbers are in.  Prices in Blaine are up slightly and the average days on market is down significantly as we are in a more balanced real estate market while mortgage interest rates shatter all records for the lowest interest rates in history (since the records have been kept)! Click on the picture of the toolbox to the right to check out FREE premium real estate tools.  You get your own password protected website for organizing and researching real estate. Looking for a great deal?  I provide my clients with access to the Shadow Inventory of properties not currently available to the general public on the MLS.  Just give me a call when you are ready to make your real estate move! Click here to send this information to your frien...
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By Teri Eckholm, REALTOR Serving Mpls/St Paul North & East Metro
(Boardman Realty)
The community of Blaine has continued to grow and expand in the north metro of the Twin Cities despite the economic downturn. Just drive down Highway 65 and see the Main Street (125th) overpass to get an idea of how the significant changes have affected the community. Though housing construction had slowed during 2008-2009, it has not stopped and continues to affect the market in 2010. New developments expand the housing base, especially in the townhome and lower level price points. Conveniently located along 35W and Highway 65 and connected by Highway 10 just north of the Twin Cities, Blaine is an attractive location for both business and residential development. The community is served by three school districts; Anoka Hennepin District #11, Centennial District #12, and Spring Lake Par...
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By Teri Eckholm, REALTOR Serving Mpls/St Paul North & East Metro
(Boardman Realty)
The community of Blaine has continued to grow and expand in the north metro of the Twin Cities despite the economic downturn. Just drive down Highway 65 and see the Main Street (125th) overpass to get an idea of how the significant changes have affected the community. Though housing construction had slowed during 2008, it has not stopped and continues to be a force in 2009. New developments expand the housing base, especially in the townhome and lower level price points. Conveniently located along 35W and Highway 65 and connected by Highway 10 just north of the Twin Cities, Blaine is an attractive location for both business and residential development. The community is served by three school districts; Anoka Hennepin District #11, Centennial District #12, and Spring Lake Park District ...
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By Patti Ann Kasper, Blaine & North Metro Minneapolis St Paul Real Esta
(EXIT REALTY NEXUS)
2010 Women's Olympic Hockey Silver Medal Winner: Kerry Weiland, #23Kerry is a client who became a friend.  I helped her find a place to live while she was training here in Blaine Minnesota at the Schwan Super Rink in the National Sports Center for about a year and a half leading up to the 2010 Olympics.  She was one of the most interesting and fun clients I have ever had.  I am so glad to be able to help her.  This photos was taken a few weeks after the Olympics.  I invited her to go out so we could catch up and celebrate her Silver Medal.  We had a great time and I got to hold a real Olympic Silver Medal in my hands!  What a thrill to know and work with someone as awesome as Kerry!  However, to my dismay, we forgot to get a photo with Christina Sorbara who is Kerry's friend, companion,...
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By Patti Ann Kasper, Blaine & North Metro Minneapolis St Paul Real Esta
(EXIT REALTY NEXUS)
Home Affordability in Blaine MN Median Home Prices: Real Estate & Housing Statistics     2004          2005            2006          2007            2008           2009$213,700   $226,900    $229,000    $222,350    $194,500    $169,900The change from 2004 to 2009: -20.5% and from 2008 to 2009: -12.6%   Average Home Prices: Real Estate & Housing Statistics     2004          2005            2006          2007            2008           2009$238,240   $259,854    $265,828    $264,396    $226,387    $196,487 The change from 2004 to 2009: -13.2% and from 2008 to 2009: -17.5%  Home affordability in Blaine continues to improve as median home prices fall.  As you can see from the numbers above, the rate of decline has increased in the past year. However, the supply of homes for sale is also fall...
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By Patti Ann Kasper, Blaine & North Metro Minneapolis St Paul Real Esta
(EXIT REALTY NEXUS)
Check out the latest breaking news for Blaine Minnesota!Your local source for all kinds of current news about Blaine,including: general news, real estate news, homes for sale,jobs/help wanted, recent houses placed on the market,and even events!
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By Teri Eckholm, REALTOR Serving Mpls/St Paul North & East Metro
(Boardman Realty)
The number of new listings continued to drop in Blaine, Minnesota through 2009 as did the average sales price. Blaine's high valued home market in prices $500,000 and up continues to be at a standstill but lender mediated foreclosure/short sale homes in the lower price points continue to sell and affect the average sales price. Closed sales are up for Blaine in 2009 over 2008 so the market is seeing activity. Listings are staying on the market just slightly less this year than the previous year. Blaine has sold through most of its current home inventory as it was an affordable option for buyers in the north metro homebuyer. With less than 3 months of inventory in the lower price points, 2009 might be the year for a traditional seller with a starter home to have the opportunity to move ...
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By Teri Eckholm, REALTOR Serving Mpls/St Paul North & East Metro
(Boardman Realty)
Blaine has continued to expand and develop by leaps and bounds in the north metro of the Twin Cities during the past few years. Just drive down Highway 65 and see the Main Street (125th) overpass as well as several others in different phases of construction and all of the new retail establishments to get an idea of how the changes have affected the community. Though housing construction slowed during 2009, it has not completely stopped. New developments have continued to expand the housing base, especially in the townhome and lower level price points. Conveniently located along 35W and Highway 65 and connected by Highway 10 just north of the Twin Cities, Blaine is an attractive location for both business and residential development. The community is served by three school districts; Ano...
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By Dale Frisch, Real Estate Broker
(Woodbury Real Estate Group)
10452 Vermillion Circle NE , Blaine, MN 55449-5224                               Status: Active List Price:     $534,900   Original List Price: $559,900 Previous Image 1 of 10 Next   Slideshow  · Open All Total Bed/Bath:  5/ 4    Garage:  4    Year Built:  2005   Map Page:  65      Map Coord:  A3Directions:  35W, W. 95TH AVE, RIGHT CR 52, N. RADISON RD NE, RIGHT XYLITE, LEFT VERMILLION CIRCLE. (Click icon for Virtual Earth Map)           MLS Area:   764 - Blaine Style:   (SF) Two Stories Const Status:   Previously Owned Foundation Size:   1,875 AbvGrdFinSqFt:   4,281 BelGrdFinSqFt:   1,332 Total Fin SqFt:   5,613             Acres:   4.530 Lot Size:   0       TAX INFORMATION Property ID: 213123140009 Tax Year:   2009 Tax Amt:   $10,099 Assess Bal:   $829 Tax w/assess:   $10,928 Assess ...
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By Dale Frisch, Real Estate Broker
(Woodbury Real Estate Group)
11471 Kenyon Court NE , Blaine, MN 55449 List Price:     $424,900   Original List Price: $449,900 Breath-taking home with views of the World renowned TPC (3 Fairways). New exterior stucco and fabulous interior finishes. Friendly neighborhood with very low traffic. Granite counter tops, tile floors, security cameras and more. Best Subdivision in TPC   Total Bed/Bath:  4/ 4    Garage:  3    Year Built:  1999    Map Page:  65      Map Coord:  a1 Directions:  Radisson Rd N past 109th Ave to Tournament Players Pkwy W to Arnold Palmer Dr N to Kenyon Ct R to home (Click icon for Virtual Earth Map)           MLS Area:   764 - Blaine Secondary Area:   768 - Fridley Style:   (SF) Two Stories Const Status:   Previously Owned Foundation Size:   1,550 AbvGrdFinSqFt:   2,540 BelGrdFinSqFt:   1,243 T...
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By Dale Frisch, Real Estate Broker
(Woodbury Real Estate Group)
If you currently have a home in Blaine MN (The Lakes, The TPC or The Sanctuary) you have a very good chance of selling it depending on what you need to get out of it.  I currently have 5 buyers that are looking for that perfect house in this area and they don't see what they like.   Part of the problem is that it looks like there are more homes for sale than there actually is.  Bank owned homes and Short sales will not change their status from active (for sale) to pending (under contract) until they close.  The agent will leave it active to invite backup offers, but the property is technical sold still show to the home buyer as for sale.   For those out there who see alll the real estate for sale signs in their neighborhood and think that they can't sell their home;  I have got news fo...
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By Teri Eckholm, REALTOR Serving Mpls/St Paul North & East Metro
(Boardman Realty)
In spite the economic downturn of the past few years, the community of Blaine has continued to grow and expand in the north metro of the Twin Cities. Just drive down Highway 65 and see just completed Main Street (125th) overpass to get an idea of how the significant changes have affected the community. Though housing construction had slowed during 2008, it has not stopped and continues to affect the 2009 market. New developments expand the housing base, especially in the townhome and lower level price points. Conveniently located along 35W and Highway 65 and connected by Highway 10 just north of the Twin Cities, Blaine is an attractive location for both business and residential development. The community is served by three school districts; Anoka Hennepin District #11, Centennial Distri...
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By Patti Ann Kasper, Blaine & North Metro Minneapolis St Paul Real Esta
(EXIT REALTY NEXUS)
Check out this great CommunityBlaine MinnesotaSports Town USA!   Welcome to Blaine Minnesota! Overview of Blaine, Minnesota A booming business and residential community, Blaine is one of the Twin Cities' largest and fastest growing communities. From 2002-2006 Blaine had 3,774 new housing units constructed in the city, the most in Minnesota. This north metro 34-square-mile city has become a viable business and residential area. Blaine is also the home of Minnesota's Olympic-class facility; the National Sports Center (NSC), an athletic facility designed for training, competition and accommodating a variety of activities and events. The NSC hosts the USA Cup, the world's second largest youth soccer tournament each July. Also the NSC has the Schwann's Super Rink, eight Olympic sized ice she...
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By Teri Eckholm, REALTOR Serving Mpls/St Paul North & East Metro
(Boardman Realty)
The community of Blaine has continued to grow and expand in the north metro of the Twin Cities despite the economic downturn. Just drive down Highway 65 and see the Main Street (125th) overpass to get an idea of how the significant changes have affected the community. Though housing construction had slowed during 2008, it has not stopped and continues to be a force in 2009. New developments expand the housing base, especially in the townhome and lower level price points. Conveniently located along 35W and Highway 65 and connected by Highway 10 just north of the Twin Cities, Blaine is an attractive location for both business and residential development. The community is served by three school districts; Anoka Hennepin District #11, Centennial District #12, and Spring Lake Park District #...
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By Teri Eckholm, REALTOR Serving Mpls/St Paul North & East Metro
(Boardman Realty)
At the tail end of January, my Growth Leader site, servingblaine.com went active. This is my first experience with a lead generation system so I had no preconceived notions of what to expect. My expectations were high based on the results other agent were getting from their Growth Leader test sites around the country that had started a few months earlier. On January 23rd, I had my first lead. Not so great as it was specific to a downtown rental but one day one lead. Not too bad. Now after just four weeks in the program, I have had 106 prospects sign up at my site. Last week, I had 16 leads come in during one 24 hour period. That is an attention grabbing amount of leads! Here's the drill down: 106 Total Leads 3 New (Just came in since last night) 8 Retry (Came in during the last 3 days.....
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By Teri Eckholm, REALTOR Serving Mpls/St Paul North & East Metro
(Boardman Realty)
The number of new listings has dropped significantly in Blaine, Minnesota right along with the average sales price. This is no doubt due to the fact that Blaine's high valued home market in prices $500,000 and up is stagnant while the new townhomes and foreclosure/short sale homes in the lower price points continue to sell. Closed sales are up for Blaine in 2008 over 2007 so the market is moving. But listings are staying on the market for an average of almost a month longer than the previous year. Blaine still has an abundant home inventory and with prices down and sellers negotiating, this could be an affordable option for a north metro homebuyer! If you are buying, selling or relocating to Minnesota and need help from a professional REALTOR®, give me a call or visit my website for a ...
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By Patti Ann Kasper, Blaine & North Metro Minneapolis St Paul Real Esta
(EXIT REALTY NEXUS)
City of BlaineAnoka County, MN 2008 2007 Δ Change # Homes Sold 768 706 +8.07% Average Price $227,523 $263,425 -15.78% Median Price $195,000 $222,750 -14.23% Total Volume $174,737,825 $185,978,677 -6.43%  Based on information from the REGIONAL MULTIPLE LISTING SERVICE OF MINNESOTA, INC.For the period of January 1, 2007 thru December 31, 2008 Buyers: Receive a CASH BONUS of 2% of the sale price up to a maximum of $10,000.00 after closing when you purchase a home through me.To find out more, call Patti Ann Kasper  at 763-548-1418 today!Sellers: Your home SOLD in 39 days or less GUARANTEED, or I'll pay you up to $10,000 after closing!*National Real Estate Stimulus Program* ParticipantTo view my interactive on-line real estate magazine with listings, select the banner below:Touch the banner...
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By Patti Ann Kasper, Blaine & North Metro Minneapolis St Paul Real Esta
(EXIT REALTY NEXUS)
2008 Year End Housing Statistics - Blaine, MN  Mean Vs Average: What's The Difference? 2008 Blaine MNTotal Sales = 768Average Price = $195,000Median Price = $227,523 December 2008 summary and Year End Totals The city of Blaine has experienced many big changes this year.  The overpass at Highway 242 and Highway 65 is finished and they are now stared on two of the other overpasses that are going in to ease traffic congestion on Highway 65.  Our new construction has slowed down, but it has not come to a complete stop, thank goodness.  New developments continue to add to the inventory in Blaine. Looking forward to 2009: Single Family Homes:There are currently 297 single family homes listed for sale on the MLS (today 1-7-09) in Blaine.  In 2008, a total of 508 single family homes were sold. ...
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By Teri Eckholm, REALTOR Serving Mpls/St Paul North & East Metro
(Boardman Realty)
Blaine is expanding by leaps and bounds in the north metro of the Twin Cities over the past few years. Just drive down Highway 65 and see the Main Street (125th) overpass to get an idea of how the changes have affected the community. Though housing construction has slowed during 2008, it has not stopped. New developments have continued to expand the housing base, especially in the townhome and lower level price points. Conveniently located along 35W and Highway 65 and connected by Highway 10 just north of the Twin Cities, Blaine is an attractive location for both business and residential development. The community is served by three school districts; Anoka Hennepin District #11, Centennial District #12, and Spring Lake Park District #16. Blaine is best known for the National Sports Cent...
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