Sharlene Hensrud

Common Buyer Questions

Buyers often do not fully understand the role a real estate agent plays in the homebuying process. Here are answers to some common questions. Why use a Realtor to help...
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Where do I begin? …for buyers

Whether you are buying your first home or any one thereafter, the process starts in the same place…assessing what is available for sale that fits your needs and how much...
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As I reflect over the past week it seems that I have been seeing signs…    …signs that spring is coming in spite of the long hold winter has held...
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Transitions  occur throughout our lives, and often times also include changes in housing. For first-time homebuyers it’s often a transition from renting to owning your own home. Move-up buyers often...
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Spring is here!

I think it’s a few minutes before it’s officially spring, but this is close enough. I looked for a bouquet of daffodils, which have been my sign of spring from...
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Short sale musings…

Yesterday morning I was out looking at homes with a buyer ( in the falling snow!) and at least half of the properties we saw were short sales or foreclosures....
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I Love Crate & Barrel

The new Twin Cities Crate & Barrel store opened last Thursday and we visited for the first time on Saturday. It was awesome…and extremely busy! I must admit I have...
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The Waiting Game

The media has been talking plenty about the effect of foreclosures and short sales on housing market prices…it was on the front page of the Star Tribune again yesterday. While...
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