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Mindset. Courage. Wisdom. Opportunity. Flourishing.

We are now well into the new year. My year began with these themes top-of-mind: Mindset. Courage. Wisdom. Opportunity. Flourishing. I recently read that the three keys to mastery and success in your life and business are; 1) your mindset, 2) your skill-set, and 3) your actions. All three are critical, but none are more important than […]

The Skinny, January 2019

A common question I get is, “how’s the market?” I’m glad you ask. Home prices rose steadily throughout 2018 even as sales activity was in fluctuation compared to 2017 levels. Strong demand for a limited number of homes for sale fueled price increases along with a higher-end properties. November showed the first inventory increase since 2015, […]

Goat for Vijay!

Vijayashanthi, otherwise known to us as Vijay, is our sponsor child with Compassion International. She lives in Sri Lanka and will be 13 in April. This Thanksgiving, my wife and I want to give a gift that makes an impact for children in poverty. We already sponsor this child, but we want to bless Vijay and her […]

The Smart Home

This month, I will close on a home sale with a Wi-Fi CERTIFIED™ Home Design. Candidly, while showing this home to my buyer client, I was caught a little off guard. This certification was unknown to me. As with any other unfamiliar topic, I decided that I needed to dig in and learn more. One […]

A Matter of Trust

A recent JD Power survey reported a trend in the real estate industry showing more homebuyers and sellers increasingly going without agents. It would seem that people are looking for cheap, convenient, and paperless transactions through non-conventional means. However, sit-in at any closing table and you will find a room full of trusted people doing […]

August Giveaway

Enter to Win Tickets to The Great Minnesota Get-Together! Welcome to our monthly Friends, Colleagues and Clients Giveaway program! Each month we give away free tickets, passes or gift cards as our way of saying thanks for your business and support!  This month, one lucky winner will receive up to five (5) $11.00 general admission tickets […]

4Ps Intelligent Real Estate Marketing

Last year, a full 89% of buyers used a real estate agent, and so did 88% of sellers. Realtor representation during a real estate transaction is important for both buyers and sellers. This is a fairly sound conclusion made by most people. But, in a vast sea of neverending realtors, are all realtors the same? […]

July Giveaway

Enter to Win a $50 Gift Card to Hy-Vee Market Grille! Welcome to our monthly Friends, Colleagues and Clients Giveaway program! Each month we give away free tickets, passes or gift cards!  This month, one lucky winner will receive a $50 gift card to Hy-Vee Market Grille! ENTER TO WIN below. Who/What is the Hy-Vee Market […]

3rd Annual – Date Night To Go!

TREAT YOURSELF TO A FUN NIGHT IN – ON ME! A big THANK YOU to my friends, family, and advocates who have helped make my real estate business a reality! To show my appreciation, join me and my brokerage for the third annual Date Night To Go! Stop by our Maple Grove office, say hi to the […]