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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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February is National Library Lovers Month

Nothing beats a cozy cup of tea and a good book on a cold day. Since February is National Library Lovers Month, why not head to the beautiful Eden Prairie branch of the Hennepin County Library and choose your next read? Did you know Eden Pra...

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Must-Haves For A Romantic Valentine’s Day At Home

Your typical Valentine’s Day probably consists of going to dinner at one of your favorite restaurants and then going to a movie with your partner or your friends. This year will probably be different, but that doesn’t mean you can’t have ...

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YOUR TWIN CITIES REAL ESTATE REPORT FOR FEBRUARY 2021

Romance. Candlelit dinners. Chocolate. No matter the imagery, February speaks the language of love. Whether your first home or a move up, you might just fall in love with the perfect place to call home. Here in the Twin Cities, mild weather ...

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