The View from the 10,000 ft Level

The View from the 10,000 ft Level

The unique blueprint for North Star Property Management was heavily influenced by longtime broker (and North Star family parent) Erin Nieland at The Hasson Company. Selling Real Estate in our area since 1972, she saw the original migration of people from California to...
Our View of 2022

Our View of 2022

At North Star, we have seen tremendous housing fluctuations due to Covid, all of which had very strange timing. The lockdowns of 2020 slowed our business a bit, but created a backlog of demand for housing that exploded beyond all expectations in 2021. By the time the...
The Value of Property Management: Q&A

The Value of Property Management: Q&A

As we embark on a season of transitions, we’re reminded just how special North Star’s journey has been. Our deep roots with the local community has allowed our dream to become a reality; and now, we have the opportunity to help investors realize and...
Housing Market Scams

Housing Market Scams

Picture this: the perfect home is available to rent. From the move-in date to location to amenities – it’s all falling into place. And most notably: the price is too good to be true. A showing is set up, contact information is exchanged, and an application...
Pandemic Pandemonium: Where Are We Now?

Pandemic Pandemonium: Where Are We Now?

Real Estate sale and rental market Spring 2021, where are we? What a year. Twelve months ago we were seeing the markets face a near complete shutdown; it was tough to even show property as we really didn’t know how COVID was spreading. We are seeing a total reversal...
Spring Equinox & Our Year Ahead

Spring Equinox & Our Year Ahead

Here comes the sun do do do-do…..finally! The approach of the Spring Equinox, also known as the Vernal Equinox, is upon us, beginning March 20th, 2021. This is a wonderfully welcomed astronomical time in the northern hemisphere when our sun passes over the...
Spring into Action: The Value of Renovations

Spring into Action: The Value of Renovations

Spring is on it’s way, which means warmer weather, longer days and — finally — a reprieve from the cold, damp winter. And while we are still months away from summer, homeowners: it’s time to spring into action! If your goal is to have your home on the...