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Every Monday Morning at 8:15am, join me on my Facebook page as I sit down with a local lender, and do a live interview and talk about a Mortgage Tip that may help YOU with your next Real Estate Purchase. 

This morning I sat down with Mark Waterman from Great Western Bank. Mark talked about "Buying" down your interest rate and if that would make sense for you.  There will be more questions on this, so please reach out to Mark for all your answers!  You can reach him at 605.627.0602 or Mark.Waterman@GreatWesternBank.com  His office is located at 1302 6th St., Brookings SD 57006 or on the web at www.GreatWesternBank.com.

 

  

BUY DOWN YOUR INTEREST RATE-IS THAT RIGHT FOR YOU?

 

 

 

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OPEN HOUSE, April 21, Saturday 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

1219 12th St S, Brookings, SD

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4 BEDROOMS
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NEVER OFFERED TO THE PUBLIC BEFORE! You can be the 2nd owner of this marvelous, maintained home. Beautiful corner lot within walking distance of all 3 major schools. Many wonderful & great tasting fruit bushes & trees to include apple, raspberries & rhubarb. New Carpet on the main level and a garage big

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Every Monday Morning at 8:15am, join me on my Facebook page as I sit down with a local lender, and do a live interview and talk about a Mortgage Tip that may help YOU with your next Real Estate Purchase. 

This morning I sat down with Justin Froiland from Fairway Mortgage. This morning we talked about "Escrow" and why do you need it, OR do you need it.  You can reach Justin at 605.695.1429 or justin.froiland@fairwaymc.com.  His office is located at 412 5th St., Brookings SD 57006 or on the web at www.BrookingsMortgage.com 

 

ESCROW ACCOUNT-WHAT IS IT?

- Alright, here we are, everybody. Good mornin', it's Monday morning, almost, or a little bit after 8:15. Shane Andersen, here, with Brookings Home Team, powered by Century 21. Got Justin

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 THE BROOKINGS HOME TEAM IS GROWING!

 

 

We are excited to announce that the Brookings Home Team has grown by one more!  Please help me welcome Rena Berg to our team.  Janean and I are excited to have her join us and we are making her hit the streets, running!  

Rena just received her Real Estate license a couple weeks ago, but she has jumped right in and started showing customers homes right away.  She moved to Brookings in 2010 and graduated from South Dakota State with a Advertising Degree and has over 7 years of Customer Service and Sales experience.  She loves meeting new people and is excited to get to work for YOU.  

Rena's claim to fame is being a Bloody Mary Connoisseur, being the "COOL" Aunt, is a Shenanigan Enthusiast, Qdoba

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708 Morgans Run, Brookings, SD

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Every Monday Morning at 8:15am, join me on my Facebook page as I sit down with a local lender, and do a live interview and talk about a Mortgage Tip that may help YOU with your next Real Estate Purchase. 

This morning I sat down with Barb Adelaine from BankStar. Spring is just around the corner, and so is new construction. Barb talked a little about setting up your new construction loan and the current rate.  You can reach Barb at 605.696.8562 or barb.adelaine@bankstar.com.  Her office is located at 1301 6th St., Brookings SD 57006 or on the web at www.ebankstar.com 

 

NEW CONSTRUCTION LOANS

Got a question for Barb or any of my lender friends, feel free to email them, or myself at shanea@century21gka.com

 

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Lawn aeration brings oxygen, water, and nutrients directly to grass roots, which helps make your lawn green and lush. It’s a critical part of spring and fall lawn care and gives roots the vital boost they need.

Here’s how:

Lawn Aeration Basics

Lawn aeration pulls 2- to 8-inch soil “plugs” out of the ground, leaving holes that allow water, air, and nutrients to reach grass roots, and lets new seed germinate in a cool, moist environment. Hard clay soils need to be aerated more often than sandy soil. A soil test will tell you what type of soil you have.

John Dillon, who directs lawn care at New York City’s Central Park, says aeration helps lawns by:

  • Allowing oxygen to reach the root zone, which invigorates lawns

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Every Monday Morning at 8:15am, join me on my Facebook page as I sit down with a local lender, and do a live interview and talk about a Mortgage Tip that may help YOU with your next Real Estate Purchase. 

This morning I sat down with Andrew Jallo from Dakotah Bank. Today, Andrew talked about having your insurance in place and don't wait till closing day to have it ready.  You can reach Andrew at 605.692.8600 or Andrew.Jallo@dacotahbank.com.  His office is located at 1441 6th St., Brookings SD 57006 or on the web at www.DacotahBank.com.

 

INSURANCE AND HAVING IT IN PLACE

 

-Spitting all over the place. Good morning, Shane here, again from the Brookings Home Team powered by Century 21 and we're about a minute late, I had, again, some

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Ask detailed questions about their experience and skills to help you find the right agent for your home sale.  In today's world of technology, it is important that you find an agent that is able to expose your home pretty much anywhere to get the best and fastest sale possible in Brookings and the surrounding area.

Working with the right real estate agent can mean the difference between getting prompt, expert representation and feeling like you’re going it alone when selling your home. Here are 10 questions to ask when you’re interviewing agents.

1. How long have you been selling homes?

Mastering real estate requires on-the-job experience. The more experience agents have, the more likely they’ll be able to handle any curveballs thrown

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Every Monday Morning at 8:15am, join me on my Facebook page as I sit down with a local lender, and do a live interview and talk about a Mortgage Tip that may help YOU with your next Real Estate Purchase. 

This morning I sat down with Danielle Engels from Dakotaland FCU. Today, Danielle talked about new construction loans and how to set yourself up to get that process started.  You can reach Danielle at 605.697.5922 or daniellee@dakotalandfcu.com  Her office is located at 2423 6th St., Brookings SD 57006 or on the web at www.DakotalandFCU.com

 

 

 

- All right. Good morning everybody. Shane here from the Brookings Home Team powered by Century 21. And I got Dani here from Dakota Land Federal Credit Union. We are a couple minutes late.

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