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Chelsea Erickson -- your real estate professional for Forest Lake and the surrounding lakes -- knows the uniqueness and draw of living by the water. Chelsea earned her Bachelor of Business Degree in Marketing while attending the University of Minnesota in Duluth, on the shores of beautiful Lake Superior. She has now amassed 20+ years of experience in Real Estate, personally owning multiple properties over the years.

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Don’t Let Rising Inflation Delay Your Homeownership Plans [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights If recent headlines about rising inflation are making you wonder if it’s still a good time to buy, here’s what experts have to say. Housing is an asset that typically grows in value. Plus, your mortgage helps stabilize your monthly housing costs, and buying protects you from rising rents. Experts say owning a home is historically a good hedge against inflation. Let’s connect if you’re ready to start the homebuying process today.

The One Thing Every Homeowner Needs To Know About a Recession

A recession does not equal a housing crisis. That’s the one thing that every homeowner today needs to know. Everywhere you look, experts are warning we could be heading toward a recession, and if true, an economic slowdown doesn’t mean homes will lose value. The National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) defines a recession this way: […]

How Homeownership Can Bring You Joy

If you’re trying to decide whether to rent or buy a home, you’re probably weighing a few different factors. The financial benefits of homeownership might be one of the reasons you want to make a purchase if you’re a renter, but the decision can also be motivated by having a place that’s uniquely your own. […]

Why Rising Mortgage Rates Push Buyers off the Fence

If you’re thinking about buying a home, you’ve probably heard mortgage rates are rising and have wondered what that means for you. Since mortgage rates have increased over two percentage points this year, it’s natural to think about how this will impact your homeownership plans. Today, buyers are reacting in one of two ways: they’re […]

If You’re a Homeowner, You Have Incredible Leverage When You Sell Today

In today’s housing market, homeowners have a great opportunity to sell their house and receive the best terms for their personal situation. That’s because there’s a limited number of homes for sale, which is creating competition among buyers. Right now, homebuyers want three things: To be the winning bid on their dream home To buy […]

Should You Update Your House Before Selling? Ask a Real Estate Professional. [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights If you’re deciding whether you should make updates before you sell your house, lean on your trusted real estate advisor to be your guide. In today’s sellers’ market, buyers have limited options and may be more willing to take on repairs themselves. If you’re thinking about selling your house, let’s connect so you have expert advice that’s customized to your home and our local area.

What You Actually Need To Know About the Number of Foreclosures in Today’s Housing Market

While you may have seen recent stories about the volume of foreclosures today, context is important. During the pandemic, many homeowners were able to pause their mortgage payments using the forbearance program. The goal was to help homeowners financially during the uncertainty created by the health crisis. When the forbearance program began, many experts were […]

Are There More Homes Coming to the Market?

According to a recent survey from the National Association of Realtors (NAR), one of the top challenges buyers face in today’s housing market is finding a home that meets their needs. That’s largely because the inventory of homes for sale is so low today. If you’re looking to buy a home, you may have noticed […]

Testimonials

Relators Chelsea Erickson and Jeff Carpetner were very professional and knowledgeable and helpful in the marketing/selling of my home. I would recommend their services to family and friends. All aspects of my sale of my home were handled professionally and kept me involved and updated. Thank You.

St. Denis, Terry; North Branch

Chelsea makes EVERYTHING BETTER! Always Flexible, Prompt, Professional & Not Afraid to Work Hard for YOUR GOALl! It takes a Hot 5 minutes in her presence to recognize how Clearly Outstanding she is! A Strong Negotiator, with Builder Connections, Real Estate Expertise & People Skills.... What??? Finally..... God Sent Her ! Don't make the mistake we did... Wasting precious time by signing with the Wrong Realtors & Stuck Waiting their Contracts out.... Beat The Pandemic - With A Breath of Fresh Air - Meet Chelsea Erickson the Road Warrior of Real Estate!! : ) Spencer & Coral Millage

CoCo Millage

Chelsea came highly recommended from family members and she lived up to their praise. She met all of our expectations. We look forward to closing our next house with her.

Rona Flesner

Chelsea has been such a pleasure to work with. Keeping things easy and fun! She made the whole experience of selling our town home and buying our house so seamless, even during a pandemic. Would highly recommend.

Danielle Swaggert

Chelsea is amazing, very professional and knowledgeable with all she does. She helped my family and I find our forever home while being patient and understanding through the entire process. I'm thankful for her dedication and commitment to helping serve us. Would recommend to EVERYONE.

Christopher Mead

Chelsea is amazing, very professional and knowledgeable with all she does. She helped my family and I find our forever home while being patient and understanding through the entire process. I'm thankful for her dedication and commitment to helping serve us. Would recommend to EVERYONE.

Christopher Guse

Chelsea is super professional and knows her stuff! She also really cares about you and your dreams, with the power of negotiation to get you there! I highly recommend her!!

Michelle Triplett

Highly recommend!! Very knowledgeable at all aspects of her job! From listing to closing she keeps your priority list her priority list! She gives space when you need time to make a decision a d she's aggressive when you need an aggressive realtor on your side. She knows the job and she the very best!

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