Certificate of Real Estate Value

The CREV gives you prior sales information, if you know the eCRV ID number.

Crime / Safety

The best resource is to check with the local city police department. Call the police precinct and ask about the area.

You can also look at http://www.CommunityCrimeMap.com

Minneapolis has a special "Shots Fired" map. You can get to it at the Minneapolis Police Dept Website


One resource to use in evaluating schools is the GreatSchools Website:



Centerpoint Energy (gas) 612-372-4727

XCel Energy (electricity / gas) 800-895-4999

Dakota Electric (electricity) 651-463-6212

Comcast (cable / internet) 651-222-3333

Town Square Television (cable / internet dakota county) 651-451-7834

Century Link

USI Wireless (Minneapolis Wifi) 952-253-3262


Twin Cities Metro County Websites

Hennepin County Property Info

Ramsey County Property Info

Dakota County Property Info

Anoka County Property Info

Washington County Property Info

Carver County Property Info

Scott County Property Info

City Websites

Minneapolis Property Info - you can find Truth in housing reports, as well as housing permits pulled, and assessor records

Minneapolis Original Permit Cards - now searchable online as of 12/2016

Minneapolis Police Department new website

St. Paul Permit Info

St Paul Property Info - Information on the Ramsey County webpage

Apple Valley Permit Info
Blaine Permit Info
Brooklyn Center Permit Info
Coon Rapids Permit Info
Crystal Permit Info
Eagan Permit Info
Eden Prairie Permit Info
Edina Permit Info
Golden Valley Permit Info
Lakeville Permit Info
Maple Grove Permit Info
Minnetonka Permit Info
New Hope Permit Info
Plymouth Permit Info
Ramsey Permit Info
Richfield Permit Info
Shakopee Permit Info
South St. Paul Permit Info
St. Louis Park Permit Info

Flood Maps

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has the flood zone maps online. You can search for any address directly on this website:


 Mortgage Calculator

I've found that Karl's Mortgage Calculator is the best mortgage calculator that I could find on the Android system. I use it all the time when showing homes. You can find a link to it here:

Karl's Mortgage Calculator

Karl's Mortgage Calculator


House Styles

I maintain another website devoted to the various older home styles in Minneapolis and St. Paul. Please take a look!


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