Category Archives: Listing

December 2020 ~ Real Estate Market Update

January 5, 2021

2020 has come to a close!  Across the Twin Cities the Real Estate market ended strong with housing prices up and the need for new listings still remains.  Are you thinking of listing your home in 2021?  Now is the time to start that discussion with us.  Contact us today, we are ready to meet with you and put a plan in place to get your home sold this year!

Slide1

Slide2

Slide3

Slide4

Slide5

Slide6

Slide7

Slide8

Slide9

We hope everyone had a wonderful holiday season and a happy New Years celebration!

Chelsea Knutson, Georgie Christian & Darcy Warcken

Realtors~ Better Living Group/Avenue Realty

612-208-2421

BLGHomesMN@AvenueRealtyMN.com

BLGHomesMN.com

Posted in Buying /Listing /Real Estate News, Updates & Trends /

November 2020 ~ Real Estate Market Update

December 8, 2020
One month to go and 2020 is complete! Take a look at how November performed across the Twin Cities area. The need for new listings continues as buyers are approved and ready to buy! If you are ready to list your home, contact us today! We’d love to meet before the new year.
Slide1 Slide2 Slide3 Slide4 Slide5 Slide6 Slide7 Slide8 Slide9

Chelsea Knutson, Georgie Christian & Darcy Warcken

Realtors~ Better Living Group/Avenue Realty

612-208-2421

BLGHomesMN@AvenueRealtyMN.com

BLGHomesMN.com

Posted in Buying /Listing /Real Estate News, Updates & Trends /

Year Round Cabin on Mille Lacs Lake

December 3, 2020

42015-Vista-Rd_30

No matter the weather outside, purchasing a vacation property will bring you immediate joy!  42015 Vista Road located in Isle, MN is a charming year round cabin located on Mille Lacs Lake. This is the perfect location for families in the Minneapolis area. In less than 2 hours, this location makes weekend trips an easy getaway.  This property has 54 feet of lake frontage and is fully furnished, including the dock. The converted garage is a separated bunk room paradise for the kids.

Future trips to the family cabin are what memories are made of for children and adults alike. A shelter for yourself, somewhere quiet, and a place to offer warm hospitality to friends.  Owning a cabin is good for your body, mind, and soul. Spending time outdoors, encourages you to disconnect from mobile devices. Even at the times when you are eating smores and drinking wine, you’re engaging in face-to-face social interactions, which have a positive impact on your overall health and well-being.

This can also be an investment; you can create a second income for short term gains. List on Airbnb as an accommodation.

These are just a few considerations and possibilities of years of enjoyment you’ll get from owning this Mille Lacs private getaway. You can’t put a price tag on memories!

For more information on this property click here now.

Contact us today to schedule your private showing!!

 

Darcy Warcken

Realtor, Buyer & Listing Specialist

952.500.3166

Darcy@AvenueRealtyMN.com

BLGHomesMN.com

Better Living Group/Avenue Realty

Posted in Better Living Group team /Buying /Listing /

October 2020 ~ Real Estate Market Update

November 17, 2020

As October came to a close the real estate market showed that the need for new homes on the market is still there.  With the average selling price up in the Twin Cities area and the number of homes on the market down, now is a great time to list your home.  Even with the holidays quickly approaching, we are still very busy with active buyers looking for their next home.  If you are thinking of listing your home now, or after the holidays, give us a call today.  We’d love to begin the conversation of when the time is right for you and your family.

Take a look at the results for the areas are listed below.  Looking for information on a city you don’t see?  Let us know, we’d be happy to put together a customized report for you.

Slide1 Slide2 Slide3 Slide4 Slide5 Slide6 Slide7 Slide8 Slide9

Chelsea Knutson, Georgie Christian & Darcy Warcken

Realtors~ Better Living Group/Avenue Realty

612-208-2421

BLGHomesMN@AvenueRealtyMN.com

BLGHomesMN.com

Posted in Better Living Group team /Buying /Listing /Real Estate News, Updates & Trends /

Maple Lake Lot Available to Build Your Dream Home

October 30, 2020

IMG_4151

A couple of weeks ago I wrote a blog about all of the new construction properties going up in and around the Twin Cities area. In addition to all that new construction there are individual lots that are for sale. With these individual lots, there is an expensive amount of opportunity for you to build exactly what you want.

Currently, our team has a beautiful lot in Maple Lake, MN located at 361 Cedar Ave. This lot is for sale for $28,000 and is just under half an acre. A partial survey has been completed in addition to having access to city sewer and water, it is ready for your new home. The opportunities on this lot are are Vast. With this individual lot you are able to build through the builder of your choosing. Many times when you are building new construction you are buying a lot through a specific builder and are required to use that builder to build your new home. Not in this case. 361 Cedar Ave. has potential for you to build a single-family home of your dreams through a builder that you highly trust and worked hard to come by.

If you are interested in building, this lot in Maple Lake, MN may be a great option for you. Maple Lake may be a small town but there are many wonderful things that it encompasses. A couple big ones are the ice fishing derby, typically held beginning of February. And also St. Patrick’s Day, which is a huge celebration for the town of Maple Lake. There are also restaurants close by 361 Cedar Ave. And in addition to all of the above it is a 45 minute drive to downtown and easy access to 94 and 55 so you may get to all of your destinations.

If building is something that you are considering but do not know where to start, please feel free to reach out. Our team has great referrals with an abundance of builders that build custom homes. We would so happily help in making a decision of which builder you would choose to build on 361 Cedar Ave.

Best,
Georgie Christian
Realtor, 763-807-5021
The Better Living Group
Avenue Realty

Posted in Better Living Group team /Land /Listing /

September 2020 ~ Real Estate Market Update

October 6, 2020

Fall has arrived, the Parade of Homes has finished their annual event and the real estate market continues to show growth in many areas.  The biggest need right now is in new listings.  If you are thinking of listing your home, now is a great time to meet with us to get the process started!   We are here to work with you through the process.  Contact us today to schedule a time to meet.

Take a look at the results for the areas are listed below.  Looking for information on a city you don’t see?  Let us know, we’d be happy to put together a customized report for you.

Remember, Fall is a GREAT time to buy, sell or invest in real estate.

Slide1 Slide2 Slide3 Slide4 Slide5 Slide6 Slide7 Slide8 Slide9

Chelsea Knutson, Georgie Christian & Darcy Warcken

Realtors~ Better Living Group/Avenue Realty

612-208-2421

BLGHomesMN@AvenueRealtyMN.com

BLGHomesMN.com

Posted in Better Living Group team /Buying /Listing /Real Estate News, Updates & Trends /

August 2020 ~ Real Estate Market Update

September 3, 2020

As we are entering into fall, August real estate numbers show slight growth across the Twin Cities area.  Results for the area are listed below.  Looking for information on a city you don’t see?  Let us know, we’d be happy to put together a customized report for you.

Remember, Fall is a GREAT time to buy, sell or invest in real estate.  We are here to work with you through the process.  Contact us today to schedule a time to meet.

Slide1

 

 

Slide2

 

Slide3

 

Slide4

 

Slide5

 

Slide6

 

Slide7

 

Slide8

 

Slide9

Chelsea Knutson, Georgie Christian & Darcy Warcken

Realtors~ Better Living Group/Avenue Realty

612-208-2421

BLGHomesMN@AvenueRealtyMN.com

BLGHomesMN.com

Posted in Better Living Group team /Buying /Listing /Real Estate News, Updates & Trends /

Small Improvements That Can Make A World Of Difference

August 13, 2020

logo_black_upper

With fall right around the corner it is a great time to start thinking about things you can do to prep your home for the market.

Paint

As inexpensive as paint is, the painting of any space is something that will give it a whole new look at a lower cost. This is something that can really spice up a space that you are struggling to decorate or simply imagine. Calm neutral colors are extremely popular and easy for new homeowners to touch up and picture themselves in.

Knobs

Knobs on all drawers and cabinets may be something small but they sure can make your cabinets feel a bit more modern, rustic, or whatever style you are going for. Another inexpensive cost that can really make a noticeable difference.

Flooring

Usually it is not necessary to replace all the flooring in your home, but if you have a room where the carpet is very worn down or a kitchen floor that is very scratched up, lifting or cracking, it may be worth a small investment to just replace the flooring in that room. Be sure that when you do so it matches the rest of the flooring in the home to the best of its ability. There are so many different types of great flooring options, hardwood, tile, vinyl, laminate and so much more. Of course, some are much more expensive than others so you must base this on your budget and what will be most beneficial for you in the sale of your home.

If you are considering selling and have a few spaces in your home you are struggling to finish or just decorate, reach out to us. Not only will we be able to assist you in making an informed decision on finishes for that space, but we will also help stage your property for the market.

Georgie Christian

Realtor

763-807-5021

Georgie@AvenueRealtyMN.com

BLGHomesMN.com

Better Living Group/Avenue Realty

Posted in Better Living Group team /Listing /Real Estate News, Updates & Trends /

July 2020 ~ Real Estate Market Update

August 5, 2020

July is complete and we are moving into the last month of summer.  As a team, our summer continues to be busy with listing appointments and showing potential buyer’s homes.  The market has stayed stable throughout the past few months and we are seeing a need for more listings to meet the demands of buyers.  Take a look to see how your city performed in July.  Don’t see your city?  Let us know and we’d be happy to put together a personalized report for you.  If you are thinking of getting your home ready to list, now is the time!  Call us today so we can meet to start the conversation.

Slide1 Slide2 Slide3 Slide4 Slide5 Slide6 Slide7 Slide8 Slide9 Slide10

Chelsea Knutson, Georgie Christian & Darcy Warcken

Realtors~ Better Living Group/Avenue Realty

612-208-2421

BLGHomesMN@AvenueRealtyMN.com

BLGHomesMN.com

 

Posted in Better Living Group team /Buying /Listing /Real Estate News, Updates & Trends /

June 2020 ~ Real Estate Market Update

July 8, 2020

It’s hard to believe we are now half way through 2020.  We continue to see the real estate market remain stable.  Our team is busy working with clients on both the buying and selling side.  Are you thinking now is the time to list your home or start the search for your next home?  Reach out to us, we’d love to have a conversation with you to see how we can work together.

Take a look to see how cities across the Twin Cities performed in June.  Don’t see a city you are interested in?  Let us know, we’d be happy to create a personalized report for you.

Slide1 Slide2 Slide3 Slide4 Slide5 Slide6 Slide7 Slide8 Slide9 Slide10

Chelsea Knutson, Georgie Christian & Darcy Warcken

Realtors

612-208-2421

BLGHomesMN@AvenueRealtyMN.com

BLGHomesMN.com

the Better Living Group/Avenue Realty

 

Posted in Better Living Group team /Buying /Listing /Real Estate News, Updates & Trends /