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Garnet Real Estate Services specializes in Residential Property Management Services and Real Estate Sales for homeowners and Real Estate Investors throughout the Twin Cities MN area and Western Wisconsin.



Garnet Real Estate Company Video

Garnet Real Estate Services specializes in Residential Property Management Services and Real Estate Sales for homeowners and Real Estate Investors throughout the Twin Cities MN area and Western Wisconsin.

Buyer Videos

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What Is A Home Warranty?

A Home warranty protects you from the high cost of unexpected failures to the major systems and appliances in your home by repairing or replacing covered items that break down due to normal wear and tear. The Home warranty fills in valuable coverage where your homeowners insurance doesn't apply.  Homeowners receive protection against wear and tear for all critical home systems, including heating and cooling, electrical, plumbing, and appliances.


What Is A Home Inspection?

What Is A Home Inspection? When purchasing a new home, it is highly recommended to get a home inspection. This inspection will not only alert you to any defects that affect the structural integrity of the home, it will also help you get to know your new home and what routine maintenance is required.

Getting Pre-Approved for a Home Loan

Before beginning your search for a new home you will need to get pre-approved for a home loan. You will find out what home price you will you will qualify for, what you can expect in a monthly payment and receive a letter of pre-approval letter to accompany your offer when you find the perfect home.

What is involved in getting Pre-Approved for a home mortgage brought to you by Jim Herbert with Mid Country Mortgage. Jim explains the difference between getting pre-qualified and pre-approved and what you need to do to get started.

Jim Herbert has been assisting home buyers with home financing for over 20 years and is an expert in the industry with a wide range of loan products available. Jim can be reached at 651-275-4650 or

VA Loans-Using your VA Eligibility to purchase a Home

Are you considering purchasing a home, have served our country and would like to use your VA Benefits? Josh Schommer at Minnesota Bank and Trust is an expert in VA Financing can help guide you through the process.

Contact Josh Schommer at 651-439-4802 or by email at

Home Ready Financing

Home Ready Financing is a new Fannie Mae Loan Program that works well to help multi family households qualify for a home loan. Income from multiple family members may be used even if they are not owner occupants. The interests rates are low and lower credit scores may be permitted.

Contact Josh Schommer at Minnesota Bank & Trust at 651-439-4802 or by email at for more information.

Homes for Sale Videos

14820 130th St. N. Stillwater, MN                         PENDING

Here is your chance to live on the premier, Lake Carnelian! A Stillwater area Lake with 50 beautiful feet of shoreline. Adorable 4bd, 2ba with lower level walkout to the lake. Nice slope to the lake with a gorgeous sandy beach and dock. Enjoy views of the bay from your living, dining room, family room or the spacious deck. Enjoy Fun, Lakeshore living year round. New flooring, appliances and paint!

21063 Bridle Pass Drive                          SOLD

This highly desirable end unit backs up to a nature pond and is ready for you to move in! The 2 story living room has an abundance of natural light and the laundry is located on the main floor. Upstairs you will find 2 spacious bedrooms, loft and bath suite. The walkout lower level has a family room and additional room that would make a great play room, bedroom or home office. It has been freshly painted and carpeted throughout. New quartz counters to be installed on June 28th. Do not miss out on this beautiful townhome call Laurel today at 612-810-0001

13023 53rd St N. Stillwater, MN                  SOLD

Dreamy best describes this meticulously maintained 2 story home! Enjoy the feel of private country living on acreage, yet less than 2 minutes from all of the conveniences. The kitchen area is perfect for entertaining and family time with an open floor plan, informal dining and cozy sitting area by the wood stove. This well thought out floor plan has it all in just the right places.The main level also features an office, living room, formal dining room, mudroom, half bath and laundry room. The upper level master suite has walk in closet and a bathroom suite with soaking tub and separate shower. The upper level also has 2 additional spacious bedrooms and a full bath. The lower level has a family room looking out to the patio area and yard, an amusement room, 4th bedroom, 3/4 bath, workshop and an abundance of storage. Private views from the covered front porch are breathtaking as you overlook the beautiful yard, pond, garden and the cutest of hen houses!

33357 Little McGraw Lake Rd Danbury, WI                  $188,000

This 4 season furnished cabin is on 55 acre Little McGraw Lake just minutes from downtown Danbury and the St. Croix Casino! Bring your boat, fishing and hunting gear and be ready to relax! This cabin rests on a double lot and is adjacent to 1000's of acres of Burnett County public land. There is easy access to many miles of 4 wheeler and snowmobile trails. Little McGraw lake is great for boating, swimming and fishing. The DNR reports a sand bottom and that you can expect to catch large mouthed bass, pan fish, northern pike and walleye.

The cabin has 2 bedrooms on the main level and a 3/4 bath. The living room has two seating areas, a gas stove and beautiful views of the lake. The 2nd level loft bedroom is furnished with 5 bunk beds and a double bed. This room sleeps 9 comfortably and is great for when extended family and friends come to visit. The utility room is perfect for food prep, pot luck bar, extra dining area, family room or even a board game tournament.

The large deck and patio areas are perfect for entertaining! The fire pit area is level down by the lake where panoramic lake views and unobstructed views of the night sky are yours to enjoy. There is a deluxe outhouse with changing room next to the home and plenty of storage in the 2 car garage and storage shed. The double lot has the potential to build and has a boat launch area.

Come make memories with your family and friends at your own slice of heaven at Little McGraw Lake!

2370 357th Ave NE Cambridge, MN                    $375,000  SOLD

Well Maintained Rambler on 20 Gorgeous Acres
Updated rambler on 20 gorgeous acres located just 3 minutes from Cambridge.    Enjoy the hilltop views of the barn, pastures, sunrises and sunsets from your deck.  The main level features a screen porch, master suite with patio doors to deck and a mudroom area leading into a 3 car heated garage .    The walkout lower level features a family room with woodstove and an abundance of storage with the potential for a 3rd bedroom and bathroom.  This property is the perfect horse setup including a huge indoor riding arena, insulated 4 stall barn with room for expansion, and 15 acres of fenced rolling pastures.

2595 Bobolink Road Medina, MN                $280,000     SOLD

Split entry with modern feel located in Medina across from fantastic park. The main level features beautiful hardwood floors in the kitchen and dining room, huge center island, living room, spacious room sizes, 2 bedrooms and full bath. Gorgeous 4 season porch overlooking the partially fenced backyard with deck, garden area and hot tub. Newer roof, windows and HVAC and water heater. The lower level features a family room with gas fireplace, 2 bedrooms, 3/4 bathroom, storage, a large laundry room and workshop area.

7526 5th Street N, Oakdale MN               $195,000    SOLD

This spacious townhome has an open modern floor plan. New paint & carpet throughout. Just move in & enjoy! The main flr features an open concept w/ living rm, kitchen, laundry & a dining room w/ patio doors leading out to the private patio. You will love the large kitchen w/ a breakfast bar. Cozy up by the fireplace. The upper level has a loft area, full bath & 2 large bedrooms. Walk right out your door & go for a walk on the trail system. Conveniently located near 694/94/494 for easy commuting.


1305 6th Street Saint Paul Park, MN               $165,000  SOLD

This one story home has updates throughout! Lots of nicely finished square feet. Just move in & enjoy! The main level features an updated kitchen, informal dining room, 3 bedrooms & updated full bath. The lower level has 2 bedrooms, 3/4 bath, den & laundry room. The home has a drain tile system & new A/C. Enjoy the huge backyard with privacy fence, storage shed & additional parking. Relax on the deck or take a walk thru the quiet neighborhood.  A great commuting location. A must see!

7325 Brittany Lane Inver Grove Heights, MN               $325,000

Enjoy one level living with serene wildlife views! Everything you need on the main floor plus a walkout finished lower level. Enjoy private views from the spacious master suite. Let the natural light beam through the open floor plan, read a book in the sun room, stay warm by either of the 2 fireplaces, relax on the private deck or lower level patio. Entertaining is made easy with the large eat in kitchen with pass-through to the dining room. The quality of workmanship shows throughout the home.

8474 Bradford Court Inver Grove Heights, MN   $335,000 SOLD

Fantastic opportunity to settle into this spacious home nestled in a quiet cul-de-sac.  The 2800 square feet floor plan encompasses four spacious bedrooms with plenty of room for study, sleep and storage, and three bathrooms.  A welcoming eat in kitchen with concrete countertops, an abundance of cupboard space and center island.   An informal dining room flows through patio doors to the backyard deck, living room with gas fireplace, formal dining room and main floor laundry finish off this main level. The master bedroom, complete with walk-in closet and ensuite equipped with whirlpool tub, ensures a private space to relax.  The large lower level is an ideal place for a play area or a great hang out space for teens, with a family room and office that could also be used for a fifth bedroom.  A storage area in the lower level is roughed in for a future fourth bathroom.   The yard is the perfect play area for the kids and don’t forget the backyard deck space which is great for entertaining.  This home needs cosmetics, but is reflected in the price.  New roof in 2017 and Seller is offering a 1 year Bonfe Home warranty

 3Bed/2Bath Home in  St Paul MN       $168,000  SOLD

Inviting rambler with open, well designed floor plan. Beautiful pine ceiling in the living/dining room with built in hutch. The kitchen has an abundance of cupboard space with a space for a casual dining. The lower level has a large family room, bedroom, lots of storage, 3/4 bath, den area & a large laundry area. Enjoy a cup of coffee on the 3 season porch. The large 2 car garage has workshop area. The landscaping was designed for easy care. Bonfe Home Warranty Included! 3rd BR Non-Conform

 4 Plus level Acres on Pomroy Lake   $89,900

Gorgeous lake front property with 200 ft of shoreline.  Electric, sewer and well already in!  Build your dream home on 4 plus level acres or keep it for camping, fishing, and enjoy the lake!

4985 Evergreen Drive N #8 Hugo, MN               $134,900     SOLD!

This rare End Unit has been beautifully maintained & updated! In 2016, the kitchen was remodeled with new cabinets, butcher block counter tops, huge IKEA pantry, new appliances (convection microwave & oven) & stunning natural stone back splash! The garage has been turned into a family room featuring knotty pine walls. The Sellers have enjoyed this space, however it can easily be converted back with the removal of the temporary wall. This home is easy to show & can close quickly. A must see!

925 5th Ave South Stillwater, MN            $200,000       SOLD!

This 2 story on Stillwater's South Hill is move in ready! The main floor has gleaming newly refinished hardwood floors, a spacious kitchen, living room, dining room and full bath. There are 2 porches for enjoying views of the quiet street and private lot. Upstairs are 2 bedrooms as well as a loft area perfect for a study nook or space to possibly add a future 2nd floor bath. Enjoy this home as it is or consider the opportunity to build equity by enhancing the great floor plan & prime location.




 Multi-family Property in        Columbia Heights, MN       SOLD!  

Great Investment property with great Floor plans!  This rents easily with long term tenants.  Up down Duplex with a 3 bedroom apartment on the upper level & a 2 bedroom apartment on the lower level.  Shared laundry  in the lower level and a 2 car detached garage.  The exterior is stucco in great condition and the front yard is fenced.  Property has a newer roof approximately 2 years old.  Convenient, walk-able distance to shopping and restaurants.  24 hour Notice for ALL Showings!  

4BD/2BA   Home in St Paul,  MN      $163,000 

This home rests on a quiet street with easy commute. The main level has a large kitchen, convenient 1/2 bath, informal dining rm with patio doors leading to the large deck & beautiful fenced backyard. All 4 bedrooms are located on the 2nd story. The master BR is huge! If you didn't need a 4th bedroom, it would be a great amusement rm or home office. The other 3 bedrooms have hardwood floors & large closets. The laundry chute is a fun bonus! Build equity quickly by finishing the full basement.


2BD/1BA,  Home in East Bethel, MN  $169,900    SOLD!!

Enjoy one level country living in this darling rambler nestled on almost 2 acres.  Great floor plan with an excellent use of space!  Enjoy an updated sunny kitchen, flex room which can be used as an office or craft room, large master bedroom with french doors leading to patio area, the screened breezeway is a great place to entertain or relax.  Updated throughout including appliances, electrical, plumbing, well, septic, roof, windows, siding, landscaping and more!


14893 57th Street N Oak Park Heights, MN 55082

2BD/3BA, Home in Oak Park Height  $240,000  SOLD!!

Enjoy 1 level living and an open floor in this spacious Townhome located near all conveniences and walking trail. The large Kitchen has a built in desk, center island and cupboards galore. Cozy up to the fireplace in the livingroom or enjoy the wooded views from the sunroom or deck. The Master suite has a double vanity and several closets. Add living space in the walk out lower level or set up a workshop. Updates include fresh paint and new carpet throughout, newer appliances & mechanicals, roof and siding. Call today to schedule at showing with Laurel Anderson at 612-810-0001.


4BR, 2BA home in Stillwater $349,000 SOLD!

This newly remodeled open floor plan in the desirable neighborhood of The Legends of Sillwater is a must see. This home features vaulted ceilings, all new Anderson windows. New carpet through out. Custom Kitchen with Kenmore Elite appliances for the gourmet cook. Remodeled main floor half bath. Custom mill work through out main floor. Large master with his and hers walk in closets. Lots of storage. Seller is replacing existing flooring in LL. For more information or to schedule a private showing, call Robin Sobczak at 612-558-6747 or Laurel Anderson at 612-810-0001



3BR , 2BA ~Arden Hills $ 225,000           SOLD!

This multi level home sits on a over-sized lot at the end of a quiet cul-de-sac which backs up to a large natural private setting. The upper level has a very open floor plan with vaulted ceilings and kitchen window to take in the beautiful views. The upper level has 2 large bedrooms and a full bath with ceramic tile. The lower level features a bedroom, half bath and family room with hardwood floors that walk out to the deck. There is fresh paint, new garage floor and it is ready to move in. Proudly marketed by Laurel Anderson, Broker. Call 612-810-0001 for more information or to schedule a private showing.


3BR , 2BA Forest Lake $ 194,000                     SOLD!

This beautiful 3 BR end unit townhome overlooking a private serene setting is a must see & will go fast. The spacious kitchen & attached living rm are filled with natural sunlight from the oversized transom windows & high ceilings. This home offers three spacious bedrooms two on the upper level & one in the lower for more privacy. The upper also has master bath, 2nd full bath & computer nook. Lower lvl family rm has a fireplace & walkout. Enjoy sitting on the deck over looking the quiet wetlands. Proudly marketed by Laurel Anderson, Broker. Call 612-810-0001 for more information or to schedule a private showing.



2BR , 1BA~Stillwater~$ 170,000      SOLD!

This North Hill charmer with its' relaxing wrap around front porch features a cooks kitchen, living rm, main flr full bath with ceramic tile, a formal dining rm with wood stove & beautiful hardwood floors. The sunny mudroom w/ laundry center are perfect for living in Minnesota. The upstairs hosts 2 over-sized bedrooms. The yard is filled with beautiful landscaping, patio area & perennials. The historic carriage house is great for storing lawn & garden equipment or would make a great playhouse. Proudly marketed by Laurel Anderson, Broker. Call 612-810-0001 for more information or to schedule a private showing.


2BR,2BA Condo in Highland park $215,000         SOLD!

Beautiful 2nd floor Highland Park Condo in a newer elevator bldg. Upgrades include panel doors, hardwood floors, tile & more. The floor plan is bright, open & welcoming. Enjoy your morning coffee on the balcony overlooking the terrace area. The master BR has a separate soaking tub & shower as well as a large walk in closet. The 2nd BR, 3/4 bath & laundry also share this end of the unit. There are 2 garage spaces in the heated underground garage. Walk to shops, gyms, restaurants, bus stop & schools.

For more information or to schedule a private showing, contact Laurel Anderson at 612-810-0001.


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2 BR+Loft, 2.5 BA Townhome in Stillwater! $178,000     SOLD!

This excellent townhome has vaulted ceilings, inviting LR with fireplace, separate dining rm & spacious kitchen with an abundance of counter & cupboard space. The main floor also includes a 1/2 bath and laundry/mudroom. Upstairs is a loft area overlooking the main floor perfect for an office space, playroom or family room. There are 2 larger than average bedrooms, a full bath as well as a master full bath. The patio is a great place to entertain! Near walking trails and park! 24 Hour Notice For more information or to schedule a private showing, contact Melissa Snyder, Realtor at 651-491-0915 or Laurel Anderson at 612-810-0001.


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2 BR, 2BA Townhome in Oakdale!  $147,000        SOLD!

Beautiful townhome in a well desired Oakdale neighborhood. Great open floor plan with the kitchen opening up to the living room and a beautiful corner gas fireplace. Large sliding glass doors open up to the huge deck that will be great for entertaining. The kitchen has a walk in pantry and a nice dining area as well. There are two large bedrooms and a full bath upstairs. The lower level has a family room and laundry room. For more information or to schedule a private showing, contact Melissa Snyder, Realtor at 651-491-0915 or Laurel Anderson at 612-810-0001.


3905 Goodwin Ave, Oakdale

Fantastic Split Entry in Oakdale!  $210,000        SOLD!

A must see well maintained split level in a desirable Oakdale neighborhood. The spacious four finished bedrooms are perfect for a growing family Relax in the finished walk out basement and family room area or enjoy sitting on the patio entertaining your guests in your own private backyard.For more information or to schedule a private showing, contact Melissa Snyder, Realtor at 651-491-0915 or Laurel Anderson at 612-810-0001.


Immaculate 2 Story in the Legends of Stilllwater!  $364,900

Welcome to this immaculate home situated on over half an acre in the desirable Legends of Stillwater neighborhood. You will enjoy entertaining your guests on the spacious patio while looking at the beautifully landscaped private yard and rolling terrain.
The interior of the home is tastefully decorated for your enjoyment. Entertain friends in the open concept kitchen and great room. The beautiful upgrades include granite counter tops, maple hard wood floors, craftsman style solid maple doors and the exquisite stone fire place surrounded by cherry built ins. These upgrades make this home one of a kind in this neighborhood.

The lower level has a huge finished bonus room with plenty of space for game tables. A custom bathroom and bedroom make this the perfect room for guests.Enjoy the spacious master suite with a huge walk in closet and upgraded master bath with dual shower heads.

For more information or to schedule a private showing, contact Melissa Snyder, Realtor at 651-491-0915 or by email at








Homes for Rent Videos



Commercial Rental  Videos

300 Greeley Street,  Stillwater, MN             $110 - 175/Month

Multiple Office spaces for rent.  Various sizes to meet any business.  Spaces run from 110 sq ft - $110 to 165 sq ft - $175.  Stop in anytime between 10 - 5pm Monday thru Friday.   Located on the corner of Greeley and Olive, just across the street from  the  "Famous" Nelson Ice Cream

1675 Greeley Street S,  Stillwater, MN             $500-650/Month

Multiple Office spaces for rent.  Various sizes to meet any business or retail need.  Spaces run from 440 sq ft - $500 to  580 sq ft 2 office suite - $650.  Call our office today to schedule an appointment to view these amazing office suites.   Located just 2 blocks off Hwy 36, at the intersection of South Greeley street and Curve Crest.

  Testimonial Videos

Buyer Testimonial-Mike and Donna

Mike and Donna purchased their home in Hudson Wisconsin. They tell about their experience with their Realtor, Laurel Anderson.

Laurel can be reached at 612-810-0001 or by email at

Property Management Testimonial-Foote

Marty and Heather have been renting their home out in Stillwater through Garnet Real state Services since 2011. They tell about their experience with Garnet's Property Management Services.

Call Garnet Real Estate Services at 651-491-8005 or by email at

Maintenance Videos


Putting up frames without nails is something that you can easily do with adhesive strips. Put up frames without nails with help from a foreman for Lighty Contractors in this free video clip.

Expert: Joshua Clement
Filmmaker: Nathanael Rittichier

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Bob Schmidt shows you how to use a newer product where any homeowner can remove most common hair clogs in sinks and tubs without taking anything apart and not causing damage to metal parts of sink or tub. drain


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How To Replace Smoke Detector Battery -

If your smoke detector begins to make a chirping noise and is a hard wired smoke alarm. Watch this video for instructions on how to change the battery.


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How to Change Your Furnace Filter

It is extremely important to change your furnace filter monthly. Watch this video to find out how.

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How to program a garage remote

You may need to program your garage remote. Watch this video to find out how.

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Refrigerator Water Filter (In-Grille)- How To Replace

If your existing filter no longer works and/or it's past the month marked to change the filter on sticker inside the refrigerator; Refrigerator "change filter" indicator light is on.

Follow these simple step-by-step instructions to replace the Refrigerator Water Filter on Whirlpool, Sears, Kenmore, Roper, KitchenAid, Estate, Maytag, Jenn-Air, Amana, Magic Chef, Admiral, and Norge refrigerators.

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How to reset your garage door keypad pin number

Learn how to to reset your keypad pin number for your garage door as well as how to set a temporary code. This video shows using a Craftsman 1/2 HP Opener 315, but these are nearly universal for garage door openers.

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