Join us July 24th with the one and only, Greg Bowen!! Greg is going to be speaking on all things storage developments! He completed a local 43 unit condo storage development where he took raw land from the planning stages to completion and has sold the units. He will talk about his experience, the steps that he took, and the advice he has for anyone looking to do something similar! Bring your questions and he will dive into them!

As always, we are meeting the 4th Wednesday of the month at 6pm in the third floor conference room at Creative Touch Boutique.

Join us for light appetizers, great networking and an amazing discussion on storage!

Not able to make it and looking to reach out to Greg, give him a call or set up a meeting! 320-304-1010

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As fireworks light up the night sky and the air fills with the sound of patriotic songs, Independence Day marks a time of celebration, reflection, and gratitude for the land of the free and the home of the brave. On this auspicious occasion, Americans from coast to coast come together to commemorate the birth of a nation founded on the principles of liberty, democracy, and equality. As we prepare to celebrate the Fourth of July tomorrow and this weekend, let's take a moment to reflect on the significance of this historic day and the enduring values it represents.

Honoring the Spirit of Independence: Independence Day is more than just a holiday—it's a symbol of the indomitable spirit of a nation that dared to dream of freedom and self-determination. On…

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Vikingland Band Festival, Minnesota State High School Trap Shoot, Grape Stomp, Duffers Delight Golf Tournament, and the list of local events goes on and on! We live in such a great area and are blessed to be a part of this community and welcome others in as well!

So, if you live in Central Minnesota or are visiting and looking for things to do, there are two really great resources that we would recommend! Those are the events calendars on both the Alexandria Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce website and the Explore Alexandria website. Both are linked below. 

We reference these throughout the summer months to learn more about what's going on in the community!

Explore Alexandria Website

Chamber of Commerce Website

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Our local May market update is showing a much "healthier" month of inventory, now up to 4.1 months. That is an increase of 28% from last May of 2023. With that, Sellers are receiving on average 96% of their original list price when they close. Median sales price is still standing strong being unchanged from last May 2023. Wanting to talk about the market, give us a call! 

Click here to read the full MN Housing Market Report

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June's Meetup is sure to be a good one! Nicole Fernoholtz will be joining us with Alexandria Area Economic Development Commission (AAEDC) to chat about real estate and business development in the area. There are so many tools and programs offered by AAEDC to grow our community and help it thrive. Bring your questions and come on over! The fourth Wednesday of the month - June 26th at 6pm 

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Father's Day is a special occasion that serves as a heartfelt reminder to appreciate and honor the influential figures in our lives who have embraced the role of fatherhood. Whether it's a biological father, a stepfather, a grandfather, or a father figure, this day offers an opportunity to express gratitude for their unwavering support, guidance, and love. As we celebrate Father's Day, let's take a moment to reflect on the profound impact fathers have on shaping our lives and the invaluable lessons they impart along the way. 

  • The Bond of Love and Support: The relationship between a father and child is a unique bond characterized by love, guidance, and support. Fathers often serve as pillars of strength, offering a steady hand to navigate life's…

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Home sales continue to be strong with our median sales price continuing to trend higher. Buyer demand is also still strong, despite higher interest rates. In our experience, Buyers are much pickier now than they were the last couple years mostly due to those interest rates.

According to the 2023 City of Alexandria Housing Study, we are still short both owned and rented housing units.

Reach out to discuss further if you'd like!

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We love Alexandria and all that the Central Minnesota Lakes Area has to offer! With everyone on our team owning lake property, we understand the love of the water and the recreation that it brings! Our team serves clients in both purchasing and selling lake property and every client has a different story or reason for owning lake property. We have gathered several benefits that lake property can bring if you're on the fence about "jumping in"! 

owning a lake home can offer a variety of benefits:

1. Relaxation and tranquility: A lake home provides a peaceful retreat away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life, allowing you to unwind and enjoy the natural beauty of the surroundings.

2. Recreational activities: Living on a lake gives you easy…

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It is spring time (almost summer) and we often think of spring cleaning and opening up our seasonal cabins again! It's an exciting time, but also can be labor intensive. Whether you do your regular home maintenance in the spring time or fall, there are really great benefits of maintaining those home systems! The last tip below may be our favorite!

5 benefits of Regular home maintenance services:

1. Increased property value: Keeping up with maintenance can help preserve the condition of your home, ultimately increasing its value. Who doesn't love that. Also, less updating and work to get your home ready to sell when that time is right.
2. Preventing costly repairs: Regular maintenance can catch small issues before they become major problems,…

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