Real Estate - Oct/Nov 2022

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OCTOBER/NOVEMBER 2022

ALEXANDRIA LAKES AREA

online at www.echopress.com

An Echo Press publication • Alexandria, MN


TODD WHITING

320.766.2200 todd.whiting@century21.com www.Century21Alex.com 1124 Broadway St., Alexandria

What an honor!

Todd Whiting was awarded Centurion status for 2021 sales - one of the most prestigious awards presented to a CENTURY 21 producer. Only a small number of sales professionals in the CENTURY 21 System ever reach this elevated status.

2021 CENTURION AWARD RECIPIENT

Use Todd Whiting Real Estate & Auctioneering to sell your home, lake property, farm land, hunting land or your commercial property. Use an auction to sell property in one day to competitive buyers for top market dollar!

GORGEOUS LAKE HOME! Level hard h bottom lakeshore on Mill Lake! Immacuulate year-round home features a lakeside sunroom, maintenance-free deck with neew retractable awning and paver walkwaay. Large open family room. Custom built firreplace with granite and hardwood accent.. Custom hardwood cabinets, dual heat, in-groundd sprinkler i kl system. t Central C t l air and retractable screening in garage are new with a new roof and exterior paint to be completed soon. Perfectly located on a quiet peninsula with water on both sides!

SOLD $650,000

160 ACRE PRIVATE PARK

LISTING AND SELLING: HUNTING LAND | FARM LAND COUNTRY HOMES | FARMS

Hop on! Let’s check out the land. $1,095,000

Absolutely gorgeous ranch with over 300’ of lakeshore on Larson Lake! Hard sandy bottom, very clear water and great fishing. Enjoy several miles of trails, rolling hills with ponds, ravine and many mature trees. Electrical service throughout the property. Abundant wildlife of deer, turkey, waterfowl, bear and grouse. 60 acres of nicely fenced in pasture. Campground? Hunting camp? Wilderness retreat? Youth camp? Ranch? Use your imagination! This rare opportunity has endless possibilities!

PRIME COMMERCIAL / INDUSTRIAL ACREAGE

C21 has been around a long time and has a great reputation in the area. I personally chose to work with Todd because I genuinely believe he is a man of integrity. He is hard working, efficient, experienced and cares about his clients.

PRIME 10 acre lot available for the first time in 48 years! Located in the center of Alexandria’s business district, zoned B-1 and I-1. Conveniently located near I-94 access, Target, UPS, restaurants, apartments and more. There is a well cared for home and outbuildings on this property that could be rented out or used for your business! City water, city sewer, natural gas, fiber optic and electric available.

$525,000

MICHELLE W. { S E L L E R } Todd exceeded my expectations for a realtor! He was more knowledgeable and explained information about details of the transactions better than any other realtor I have ever worked with. ED D. { B U Y E R } I’ve worked with Todd a number of times in the past 30 years and he has always done a great job handling our real estate sales and purchases. He is dedicated, committed, trustworthy and extremely passionate about what he does. I highly recommend Todd! SCOTT N. { S E L L E R }

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40 ACRES - ALEXANDRIA Between Alexandria and Osakis. Good deer hunting, recreational use or excellent spot to build! Land is mix of pasture, meadows, tillable & lowland cover for wildlife habitat. Abundant deer, pheasants, turkeys and more. Farmer renting tillable has rights to harvest his crop this fall. $109,000

BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY Modern 2,500 square foot building and great location for your business! Corner lot on Hwy 29 in Parkers Prairie with high traffic count, with off-street parking lot. Current table seating for 75 with potential for more. See inventory list of updated restaurant equipment that seller will sell separately. $179,900

First Realty, Inc.


Klimek Bros. Well Drilling, Inc. • Well Drilling/ Softeners Sales and Service • Well Abandonment

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702 1/2 Co. Rd. 22 NW, Alexandria

320-762-8669

Serving the Real Estate Market in West Central Minnesota.

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Trust a team with more than 75 years combined experience! ABSTRACTS | TITLE INSURANCE | REAL ESTATE CLOSINGS 2209 Jefferson Street, Suite 301 • Easton Place II, Alexandria, MN 56308 320.763.3311 • IntegrityTitleInc.net OCTOBER/NOVEMBER LAKES AREA REAL ESTATE | 3


Floors for Life. CARPET • WOOD • LAMINATE • LUXURY VINYL TILE AND PLANK SHEET VINYL • CERAMIC & PORCELAIN TILE • CUSTOM AREA RUGS

3809 Hwy. 29 S. • Alexandria 320-762-0292 Mon - Friday 8am-5:30pm • Saturday 9am-1pm

is... • Invested in our Community. • Committed to providing knowledgeable sales people. • Your local home improvement store. • Committed to offering the best products at the best prices. • “People you know, Products you trust!” Proudly Serving The Area For Over 40 Years!

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HOURS Monday–Friday .............. 8am-6pm Thursday.......................... 8am-8pm Saturday .......................... 8am-5pm Sunday ..............Home with Family

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APPLIANCES • CABINETS • COUNTER TOPS • GRILLS • FIREPLACES & STONE 4 | OCTOBER/NOVEMBER 2022 LAKES AREA REAL ESTATE

HOME DECOR • AREA RUGS • INSULATION

FURNITURE • ELECTRONICS • MATTRESSES

NEW CONSTRUCTION • REMODELING • SIDING • WINDOWS • DOORS


Jackie Reed

Broker, GRI, Manager Cell 320-760-9841 jackiereed@glenwoodstate.bank

Let’s find your home sweet home. GLENWOOD STATE BANK REAL ESTATE

5 E. Minnesota Ave. PO Box 197 Glenwood, MN 56334

Darin Johnson

Realtor Cell: 320-424-1484 darin@glenwoodstate.bank

Jeff Reed

Realtor Cell 320-760-5003 jeff.reed@glenwoodstate.bank

TO VIEW PROPERTIES ONLINE GO TO

www.glenwoodstate.bank/current-listings

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Heidi Bruns

Mortgage Loan Originator NMLS 506657

Richard Hawes

Mortgage Loan Originator NMLS 351793

A MORTGAGE TEAM YOU CAN BANK ON Alexa ndria • Carlos • Milto na When you find your perfect home, come to First Western Bank & Trust. Our mortgage professionals will walk you through the borrowing process and into your new home. Many loans are kept here and serviced by our employees. So, when you have a question, we will be here to help.

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Joanna Hvezda

countonjo@gmail.com 320-266-6053

320.762.2223

Check out our reviews!

“We Sell Faster!”

#HardWorkingMNFarmGirl

Lake Le Homme Dieu

“Toes in the Sand”

Maple Lake

- Approx. 0.88 Acres - Level

Level Lake Shore

! D L SO $609,900

3 bed

2 bath

Lake Ida

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5 bed

6 bath

$499,900

2 bed

2 bath

“Room to Roam” Lake Mary

Heated & Insulated Garage

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$299,900

3 bed 2 bath

Alexandria

Woodsmen Drive

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Acerage & Shed

PE $579,900

3 bed 2 bath

$624,900

4 bed 4 bath

Osakis

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PE $225,000

3 bed 2 bath

“Lake Lots” Lake Reno

Approx. 1.57 Acres

$275,000

Turtle Court

Approx. 1.05 Acres

$50,000

320.762.2223

Maple Lake

Approx. 1.01 Acres

$290,000

Lake Osakis

Approx. 0.59 Acres

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$189,900

203 Broadway St., Alexandria info@realestatebyjo.com OCTOBER/NOVEMBER LAKES AREA REAL ESTATE | 7


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Swartz Brothers Associates, Inc.

Great Long Term Investment! Highly productive Swift County Farm. 473.6 acres tillable w/451.83 FSA tillable acres. $4,763,000 SBA 22-155 MLS 6253813

LAKE LOTS ON • Gilchrist • Minnewaska • Marlu • Mary • Victoria

Plumbing, Heating & Air Condition! Turn Key business includes vehicles, fixtures, business, equipment and inventory. Starbuck, MN $500,000 (Building available without the business) SBA 22-112 MLS 6166852

DUAL BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES IN BROOTEN! Ever wanted to own a Bowling Alley? How about a Cafe? Now’s your chance to own both under one “maintenance free” roof. The bowling alley has a loyal following with leagues along with hosting birthday parties and events. The cafe has been rented out in the past and is ready to go for a new operator. Both businesses do well and in demand for this community. There is a vacant lot included next to the building that has potential for an outdoor patio, perhaps some games such as bocci ball or bean bag toss. Bring your ideas and have some fun! $139,900 SBA 22-156 MLS 6109216

320-634-4000

email: swartzbros@swartzbros.com

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Web Site: www.swartzbros.com

COMMERCIAL COMMERCIAL L A K E S H O R E

2 South Franklin St., Glenwood, MN 56334

Toll Free: 877-239-2375

RESIDENTIAL L A K E S H O R E L A K E S H O R E

320-239-2282

Roads are in - electric available. 40.8 acres near Grove Lake. Over 5,000’ of road frontage. 29.1 acres in CRP. $204,000 SBA 22-148 MLS 6240996

Perfectly level lake 1/2 acre lot on Gilchrist. Freshly rip rapped shoreline with sandy frontage, septic system installed 2017, drilled well, and electric in place. Property also features a 12’ x 64’ furnished mobile home, a dock, and riding mower. $225,000 SBA 22-133 MLS 6199877

Your Choice: 2 Single Family Building Lots in the Village of Baycrest, Glenwood. Shared 1,000 ft sand beach on Lake Minnewaska. Swimming pool and more. Investigate today. Your choice at $25,000 each or $50,000 for both SBA 21-107 MLS 5708963

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Open and bright twin-home just south of Starbuck, walking and golf cart distance to beach, airport, trail, restaurant, park and boat ramp(s). Great cabin alternative, summer home or year-round residence. Open concept 2 bed, 1 bath with over-sized one car garage, ample storage, in floor heat in home and garage, duct-less AC and private patios. No interior common walls. Currently no HOA restrictions. Shared well, septic and common 3.63 acre parcel. Two units available at $189,000 each! SBA 22-139 MLS 6221927

RESIDENTIAL L A K E S H O R E L A K E S H O R E FARM/HUNTI N G

210 Main St. Box 550 Starbuck, MN 56381

Over 3,000 Sales Closed!

A river runs through it! Over 87 acres of wildlife habitat with half mile river frontage. Tree plantings, nesting cover, food plot. Well maintained outbuildings include: double garage, 40 x 80 Quonset w/24 x 26 finished office (man cave) with heat & A/C, 36 x 86 barn converted for storage, granary, and 3 steel bins. House has 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, eat-in Kitchen, Living room, Dining room, Family room w/ Office area. Duel fuel heat and A/C. Property has its own shooting range. Property has 5 small CRP contracts left. 3 expire in 2025 - pays approximately $5,300 per year and 2 expire in 2027 - pays approximately $2,300 per year. Investigate today! $365,000 SBA 22-144 MLS 6084004

Easy to Own, Easy to Maintain! 3,100 SF Baycrest lot has association access to Lake Minnewaska and swimming pool! Buy now, build whenever you choose. Well run Association on Lake Minnewaska has docking and pool rights w/lot ownership! Value plus at $23,900 SBA 22-154 MLS 6093353

Lake Marlu by Glenwood 4.73 acre lot with 233’ frontage. Mostly open with woods along the lakeside. Lot will have electricity, drainfield for sewer and water from well available Investigate today @ $110,000 SBA 22-115 MLS 6167499

Classic Two Story! 4 Bedroom, 2 Bath. Move In Ready! Bedroom and Bath on Main Floor. 3 Bedrooms and Bath up. Remodeled Kitchen w/ Breakfast Nook. Formal Living and Dining Rooms. 24 x 28 basement Family Room. Two Stairways to basement. Lots of house for you to make home. $229,000 SBA 22-127 MLS 6189119

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DREAMING OF FIRE PITS AND FLANNEL KITS WITH FRIENDS?

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HOMEOWNER HELPERS ARNQUIST

Morical Bros Gravel

HOME LOANS Buying, building, or refinancing? Talk with Philip! • Mortgages • Construction Loans with single close and one time closing costs • Rural Development Loans • Seasonal cabins and vacation homes • VA and FHA Loans • Land Loans – Hunting, bare acreage and lots • Loans outside conventional guidelines PHILIP ZIMPEL Home Loan Consultant NMLS #2006202 d: (320) 460-7489 e: pzimpel@mmfcu.org

ALEXANDRIA 405 50th Ave W, #106 | (320) 762-2686 | mmfcu.org Loans subject to credit approval. Certain restrictions apply. Equal Housing Lender.

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Stu Wood

Broker Associate | GRI RSPS 320.491.2176 stuwood@edinarealty.com stuwoodedinarealty.com

Founded in community, built on integrity.

Windjammer HOA

The perfect sand beach and stunning sunsets compliment this totally renovated 3 bedroom cabin literally feet from the water’s edge. $550,000

1,312 sq ft corner office suite on the mail level of the Cornerstone Building. FOR RENT

Stunning sunsets and sandy beach on Lake Carlos; low maintenance cabin life is just what the Dr ordered! $525,000

BRAND NEW CONSTRUCTION ON LAKE CARLOS! I invite you to come check out this 3 bedroom-2 bath year round property with stunning views and one of the best swimming beaches around!! $575,000

Lake views and quick access across the road to beautiful Lake Cowdry! $47,500

20 beautiful acres, stunning 5,000+ sq ft home, awesome shop and the list goes on. If you have always wanted to build your dream home on acreage close to town, this is an absolute must see! $1,150,000 14 | OCTOBER/NOVEMBER 2022 LAKES AREA REAL ESTATE


Stu Wood

Broker Associate | GRI RSPS 320.491.2176 stuwood@edinarealty.com stuwoodedinarealty.com

Founded in community, built on integrity.

Custom luxury home on beautiful Lake Carlos; the largest of the famous Chainof Lakes with over 7,400 acres of crystal clear water and multiple eateries! Designed with your comfort in mind, the functional layout of this home features a sophisticated feel and comes equipped with expansive living areas, 12’ living room ceiling and stunning views through the lakeside windows. $1,450,000

Chippewa Trails on Lake Ida is the place to be! Completely renovated year round lake home with modern finishes and awesome views of one of the most desirable lakes in central MN. $339,900

Unbelievably affordable property that comes with a HUGE package, including: year round home, heated pool, huge common yard, private boat launch, boat slip, fish cleaning house and great views of beautiful Lake Ida! $309,900

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