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YOUR TWIN CITIES REAL ESTATE REPORT FOR MAY 2021

Ahhh.. spring. Flowers blooming, birds chirping, weather warming. It’s a beautiful time of year and the hottest season in real estate is just around the corner! Exciting! We are seeing a similar trend as reported earlier in the year: low i...

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Minimize Your Home’s Carbon Footprint

What is your carbon footprint? It’s the total amount of greenhouse gases generated by your actions. If everyone reduced their carbon footprint, we would see slowed climate change and improved air quality. Are you doing everything you can arou...

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Increase Your Privacy With Natural Fencing

Excited to hang out in your yard now that Spring is here, but feel uncomfortable being in the view of your neighbors? We know the feeling. Every homeowner likes a little privacy, especially after a long winter. Maybe once you get your tan going...

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Why You Should Buy Instead Of Renting

Buying a home is pretty terrifying. We get it. It’s probably one of the toughest decisions you’ll ever make. It’s a huge commitment that affects your finances and even your lifestyle long-term. This is part of the reason why some people p...

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Choosing The Right Neighborhood

When you think about buying a house, you probably think about what the house might look like, how large it will be, what amenities it offers, and what the interior design will look like. This is understandable, but you don’t want to overlook ...

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The Helgeson Platzke Journey

At Helgeson-Platzke, we understand the enormity of buying a home. That’s why we take our role in your home purchase so seriously. We walk each of our clients through the home-buying experience as if they are friends or family, as though we’...

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YOUR TWIN CITIES REAL ESTATE REPORT FOR MARCH 2021

March is an unpredictable month. One day it's sunny and neighbors are gathering in their driveways, making small talk ask kids play on their bikes, skateboards and rollerblades. The next they’re waving at one another as they shovel the piles ...

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Making A Competitive Offer

In the current market, where inventory is relatively low and demand is above average, a competitive offer is a necessity to have any chance of being accepted. There will likely be multiple offers on any listing, even within weeks of it being li...

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