I work with buyer, sellers and investors in the N Metro & Metro area of MN (Anoka, Sherburne, Isanti, Wright, Chisago, Hennepin County) I work with several foreclosure & short sale transactions too!
Get to know Chuck Carstensen
Here are a few of the benefits when a buyer or seller works with me.
-I offer maximum exposure for all my listing clients by using Zillow, Trulia, Realtor.com, Video Marketing, MNHomeShop.com, Social Media Marketing, Blogging and the power of RE/MAX behind all of my listings.
-I closely monitor the MLS so buyers working with me can be the first to act on properties.
- I work with Contract for Deed buyers and Contract for Deed Sellers in Minnesota.
- I work hard, smart and often at a better value then you can find from anyone else who is a Full Service Realtor.
-I pray for blessings in all my clients lives. I want the best for you, not only in Real Estate, but in all areas of your life.
-Often my blog offers up tips for more then Real Estate, such as Prosperity tips and other ideas to help add value to my overall service!
Back to more information about Real Estate:
I work hard to keep up to date on the good deals in the foreclosure - bank owned - distressed properties. Each day I look through over 300 listings that have either come on the market or been reduced in price. So the buyers that work with me know about the great deals that are avalable and often times my buyers are first to a property allowing them to get an offer in before other people have even looked at it.
I handle first-time buyers with extra care. I take a consultative approach. I don't try to sell anyone any specific home; rather I guide them through the process by educating them on the options available.
I work the north metro area and metro areas of the Twin Cities in counties like Isanti, Chisago, Anoka, Sherburne, Wright, Mille Lacs, Kanabe, Scott and Hennepin.
I am active online. I BLOG on - my website MNHomeShop.com - - I social network on FaceBook, YouTube, Instagram and Twitter.
I graduated in 1999 from Saint John's University with a degree in Communication. I grew up on a FARM in tiny Browerville, MN. Thats 25 miles from Little Falls. About one hour from St. Cloud.
My hobbies and interests outside of Real Estate include: Sports, Reading, Writing, Fitness, Singing Karoke, Personal Development and more.
Favorite Sayings: "Procrastination is the assassination of your destination!" --- "We are not born winners or losers, but rather choosers!"
I am a co-author in the best selling book series Wake Up...Live the Life You Love. The book is now available at http://www.theprosperityleader.com/products.html! I have started speaking, not only about real estate, but also about Personal Development topics. Basically Motivational and Inspirational speaking.
Finally if your looking to use video and live broadcasting in your marketing go to The Prosperity Leader.
Ministry: I am very active in my church and outside of my church. I believe our work can be our ministry. I do my best each day to live as a faith witness and share my faith with others.
Chuck Carstensen's Blog Posts
Primary Areas of Expertise: First-time Buyers, Move-up buyers, Foreclosures, Investors, Rehab homes, fixer-upper listings. The areas I serve are Isanti, Chisago, Sherburne,Kanaber, Mille Lacs Anoka, Wright and Hennepin counties. Many of my sales are on properties $150,000 and less. Single-Family residential properties are what I focus on.
Secondary areas of expertise: sellers, short sales, land, recreational properties, farms, new construction.
Networking: I have a large network of business owners that can help me and my buyers with specific needs related to the transaction. Plus I have many other business owners I feel confident in referring for other needs. I am a member of the Elk River Area Toastmasters -Toastmasters International Group.
Marketing, Video Marketing, Maximum Online Exposure of Listings, Blogging, Customer Follow Up, Negotiations
Testimonials for Chuck Carstensen
Very quick to respond. Very personal attention. Had an outstanding sense of what we were looking for and delivered. Very timely on appointments and respectful on our time and needs. Thanks Chuck!
Chuck and Michelle helped me get into my first house when I thought I would be renting for many more years Chuck recommended a broker and within a month and half I closed on my first home. He always got back to me ASAP. He helped me find a broker. Michelle his assistant did great helping with any questions I had.
We have known Chuck for nine years now since we bought our home from him. He has kept in touch without being pushy the entire time. His knowledge and experience is always appreciated. We recommend him to anyone we know trying to buy or sell a home!
Chuck was awsome! He always made us feel like he was trying to help us find a home and not just sell us a house. He always responded to our question in a prompt manner and if he couldn't right away he would text us letting us know when he will be able to find us the answers. He listen to what we wanted and didn't want and never tried to show us homes that we were not interested in. Chuck made the home buying experience a lot more pleasant then I have experienced in the past when looking into buying. I would recoment chuck to anyone that wants to find a home.
Chuck helped us to find a good tenant for our home and that tenant ended up buying our house after 3 yrs. Chuck helped us to evaluate the market price for the area and helped in the sale process with nominal commission. We are happy about it and highly recommend Chuck Carstensen for real estate needs.
We are so glad we chose Chuck. He helped us sell our home and purchase our new home. Things went fast and smooth-we couldn't be more satisfied with his service, and will continually recommend him to our family and friends.
Tyler and Stacie04/19/2015
Chuck Carstenson is easy to work with, a good listener, provides good advice, knows the market, markets well using the internet, responds quickly, easy to reach and very professional . Chuck comes highly recommended!
Chuck has been working with us for several years acquiring investment property. He is honest and thorough, always ready to meet our needs with professional service. I would highly recommend hiring him for your real estate transaction as he is knowledgeable in every area of real estate and will do his best to guide you in your purchasing or selling decisions.
Knowledgable easy to work with. Told him want we were looking for and he delivered. Would recommend to others. Worked to fit my schedule. Honest and reliable. Pointed out positives and negatives of homes that were viewed.
Easy to work with, good listener and knowledgeable with a great understanding of the area and what is available. Would definitely recommend him for a sale or a purchase of your next home.