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While the housing market remained steady in Becker County over the past year, real estate sales on lake property, raw land and commercial all saw dramatic jumps in the number of sales and often times also in prices. Low interest rates and more disposable income are what some experts believe are responsible for the dramatic jump. FORUM NEWS SERVICE/Paul Quam

Real estate jumps locally: Sales and prices spike in certain sectors

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Some areas within real estate in Becker County are experiencing quite a ‘boom’ these days.

According to Jason Ziegler, president-elect of the Lakes Country Association of Realtors, 2013 proved to be a very “interesting” year for the Becker County real estate market.


According to the association’s statistic obtained through the multiple listings service, a lot more people were in the mood to buy this past year.

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