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Young or Mature Family Living... Single One Story Beautiful Otsego Home on 2 Acres!

Brace Helgeson

2 Acre Home in Otsego
Perfect Home for a family to move into this updated Single Story with elegant wood floors on main level highlighting the open floor plan. The Kitchen is large and welcomes you into this fantastic space with quartz countertops and cabinet space abounds plus a center island with breakfast bar seating for four. Full Bathrooms up and down with today's fine touches.

Come visit a home that offers and additional detached garage for toys or work!

This home shows great pride of home ownership. It's ready to move in and enjoy.

Minnetonka Four Level Split under $360K in a Great Location of Shorewood

Brace Helgeson
Great location, lot and neighborhood in the Minnetonka School district. Family room with fireplace and the Master bedroom offers a fireplace and a bonus sitting area which can be used as an office option. Vaulted ceilings, a deck and so much more.

You need to come view this home today!

Price Dropped on Stunning Maplewood Two Story with 4 Beds / 3 Baths and Over $45K in Remodeling Upgrades

Brace Helgeson
This Beautiful Maplewood Two Story home is located in Southern portion of this wonderful suburb. 

With Over $45,000 in remodeling upgrades completed it's worth mentioning some of them.  From the stunning Brazilian cherry hardwood flooring, to the new granite counter tops with stainless steel appliances installed in the kitchen. The master suite is custom fitted with a Jacuzzi tub and surrounded by a marble tiled shower. 

You would have easy access to shopping centers, walking trails and parks. There is a spacious back yard with patio block fire pit that's ideal for entertaining.

Plus, the home has been lowered to $299,900. What a fantastic value and it's ready for you to just move in and enjoy a 4 bedroom, 3 bath property complimented with such distinctive features. A must to see!

Rare 1 Story Home with 4 beds, 2 full baths in Rosemount-Apple Valley-Eagan School District

Brace Helgeson
This wonderful home sits on a 1/4 + acre lot with heavy tree coverage, fully fenced chain link yard with garden and beautiful green space.

This home offers the next family some nice updates/upgrades with a new furnace/air conditioning, appliances (dishwasher and fridge), driveway, and windows. There are 3 bedrooms up with hardwood floors, and exceptional four season porch out the back yard walking from the dining area through the sliding glass doors to this feature.

The downstairs of the home provides a fourth bedroom with quite a bit of flex space to add a 5th bedroom with egress or children's play area / entertainment room There are vaulted ceilings in 3 areas of the main level with a gas burning brick fireplace, both tiled and hardwood floors.

Wonderful value in Lakeville close to Dodd and Cty. Road 46. Great neighborhood! $239,900 and counting the days to a quick close. Simply a wonderful home for sale.

Mechanicís Dream! Great Two Story in Belle Plaine for Your Family and Yourself

Brace Helgeson

Welcome to your home with yesteryear charm and today’s creature comforts! It’s in an extremely convenient location that is close to downtown area shops, city pool and playgrounds with close access to highway 169 and 25. Offering an abundance of natural lighting throughout the home! Walk through the open kitchen and dining area that is great for entertaining and full of beautiful custom birch cabinetry with breakfast bar, heated flooring, under cabinet lighting and garden window.

This home brings a lot of character with antique lighting fixtures, 9 foot ceilings, beautiful woodwork features from the windows, doors, hardwood floors, and wall floor trim, plus decorative arched entries and large front porch. With 4 bedrooms and an updated full bath all on the second level and a third story hidden game/play room fully adorned in birch that could easily be turned into an additional bedroom.

There is a huge deck offering a great place to grill and enjoy the gorgeous landscaped yard with mature trees all summer long. The home’s exterior is completed in maintenance free siding and an oversized, heated and insulated two car garage for all of your toys or mechanic’s workshop. This is a great value in Belle Plaine at $170,000 on Walnut Street.


Four Reasons to Buy Before Winter

Brace Helgeson

It’s that time of year, the seasons are changing and with them bring thoughts of the upcoming holidays, family get-togethers, and planning for a new year. Those who are on the fence about whether now is the right time to buy don’t have to look much farther to find four great reasons to consider buying a home now, instead of waiting.