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Mary Jo "Josie" Patterson
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A consistent MplsStPaul Magazine Super Real Estate Agent, Josie is committed to her clients, getting their homes sold with impressive staging ideas and top-notch marketing. In addition, she works with many relocating buyers, helping them maneuver through long-distance moves. Josie does it with intelligence and finesse! A native of the western suburbs having grown up in Edina & long time resident of Eden Prairie, one of Josie's many strengths is her vast knowledge of the public and private school systems in the metro. She has a natural, but aggressive networking strategy. With it, she is often able to match buyers with their new home ahead of the rest of the market. That comes in handy whether you're moving across the globe, or across town. Josie is a seasoned real estate professional, a multi-million dollar producer and an expert negotiator who enjoys helping our clients close their most important transactions..

Client Reviews

I want to take a moment to personally send a note on the wonderful experience my family had working with Josie Patterson during our relocation from Omaha. We loved her energy and her deep concern for the right fit for us in the community and the schools. Her positive attitude and guidance in locations and housing was outstanding. A relocation is never easy, and most difficult for the children in the family. We have a high school son who is very concerned about the relocation and she went above and beyond connecting him with schools and other students. Thank you Josie for your professionalism and support during a very difficult and stressful time in my family's life.

– Vicki Dillon

You rock! Josie Patterson SOLD OUR HOUSE!!! We believe that she is the sole reason that our home sold as quickly as it did. She was ALWAYS there when we needed her but better yet, she was always at our house eager to show it off. She went the extra mile while helping us stage our home and prepare it for viewing. Once it was perfect for show, SHE was the one that worked each and every open house. Her vast knowledge of our community is second to none. We love her passion for getting the job done! She was always "on it" and at the ready for whatever was thrown at her. We would recommend her (and her stellar team) for any of your real estate needs!

– Aimee & Greg Spivak

You did an excellent job. We were very pleased with everyone in your group. You certainly have put together a strong staff. Everyone I dealt with was friendly, knowledgeable and professional.

– Brenda Waters

We would like to thank Josie for the timeless effort she has put into selling our home. Everything she had done, and prepared us for, was great advice that made the difference in making us comfortable in the process. It still is nice to know that there are people like her looking out for others first, before themselves. Like Josie, we work in our professions on referrals and rely on them. For what she did for us and the way things were handled, her name will be given out when the time arises. Thanks for all your help, Josie!

– Jon and Janet Fransway

We would highly recommend Josie and The Brace Helgeson Group, we truly felt that we had an advocate on our side. Josie really felt like a friend and helped us navigate through this difficult time in home sales. We were grateful to have worked with them!"

– Nancy Depke

Both Brace Helgeson and Josie Patterson were very professional and great to work with. We were exceptionally satisfied with their follow-up and attention to details from contract through closing. The team was a pleasure to do business with.

– Dixie Anderson

Thank you all so much for your assistance in buying and selling our homes. We appreciate your attention to detail, updates and time. You did a wonderful job.

– Cara and John McNulty

Thanks again for all your help. After dealing with our idiot agent in Chicago, you put everyone we have worked with to shame!!!

– Jason Gehrmann