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Brainerd housing market: Slow start to spring


Spring got off to a slow start as Brainerd area homebuyers continue to work their way through the inventory of homes for sale, Edina Realty reported.

Closed home sales in the Brainerd area were down by 25 percent in April 2011 compared to last year; 187 properties sold compared to 248 in April 2010 when tax credits for homebuyers were still available.

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Sarah Nelson
Sarah Nelson joined the Brainerd Dispatch in April 2010 and works as a online reporter, content editor and staff writer. She is a world traveler, accused idealist and California native now braving the winters of Central Minnesota. She believes in the power of human resolve and hopes to be part of something that makes history by bringing an end to injustice in the world. Sarah has worked as a criminal background researcher, high school civics teacher, grant writer, and contributing writer with — tackling every issue from global poverty to bio-degradable bicycles. Her favorite thing about living in Minnesota is July. Sarah left the Brainerd Dispatch in April 2014.
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