Stacey Galstad
218-779-6937

I make Real Estate a breeze!

About Me

I was born in Grand Forks, grew up in Grand Forks and have raised my family in Grand Forks. I am so proud to call the Grand Forks/East Grand Forks community my home. I feel that my dedication and knowledge of the community is part of what sets me apart from the others. I have been a Realtor with Greenberg Realty for 18 years.   


Before I started my career in Real Estate I owned and operated a daycare. That job taught me love and kindness, lots of patience, good listening skills, problem solving as well as organizational skills.  All of those traits have transferred to my career in Real Estate. My clients are guaranteed to have my full attention with keeping all their needs in mind. 


When I represent you as a Buyer, I promise to listen to you and find out the characteristics of what you are looking for in your new home. I will then do my best to find the home that suits you best, negotiate on your behalf and walk beside you through the whole transaction.


When I represent you as a Seller I will sit down with you to discuss the current market and work with you on pricing your home accordingly. I promise to advertise and market your home, sell it as quickly as possible and get the most profit for you.


Helpful Links

Home Buyers

Buying a new home is an exciting experience! 

I have 18 years experience in helping hundreds of buyers purchase homes. Call me today so you can be my next success story!

Home Sellers

Large or small I sell them all! My goal is to sell your home as quickly as possible for the most profit. Call me for a FREE Market Analysis!

Community Links

Here are some links that may be helpful to you. If you have any questions please give me a call! I love our community and will help in any way!

Tips for Home Buyers

1. MAKE A LIST OF THINGS TO CHECK

Home-buying is an emotional process. Make a check list of your must haves, nice-to-haves, and other essentials. Take this checklist to each home you view. When you find a home that might be the “right one” you can go through the list and determine what you can and cannot live without. Depending on how long you consider living in the home, you may also want to consider short or long term needs and resale. Those are subjects I can help you with in the decision making process. 


2. GET PREQUALIFIED WITH A MORTAGE LENDER

That way you don’t waste time looking at homes that won’t work for you and you won’t lose out to another buyer that is prequalified when you are not. 


3. LOOK AT ALL EXPENSES WHEN MAKING THE DECISION

Look at all expenses when making the decision. Your payment will likely include principal, interest, taxes, and insurance. On top of that add in the utility costs, any improvements you may need to make, and additional living expenses to make sure it all fits within your budget. 


4. PLAN YOUR MOVE

The home buying process can take up to 45 days on average. There is a process to follow which starts with writing an offer and getting it accepted. You may consider having a home inspection once you have “sealed the deal”. You will then proceed through the lending process which involves getting all necessary documents to your lender in a timely matter, having the home appraised, and final approval near the end. 


5. HAVE A REALTOR® WORKING FOR YOU!

The home buying process is more than just finding your dream home. Your realtor will help you from start to finish. That includes the negotiating on your behalf, handling all the paperwork involved, maintaining constant communication with you as well the lender, and problem solving if something arises unexpectedly. Emotions play a part in buying a home and those unexpected twists and turns that feel really big can be handled smoothly when you have someone in your corner. CALL ME TODAY! I WOULD LOVE TO HELP!!

Tips for Home Sellers

1. FIRST IMPRESSION IS THE ONLY IMPRESSION

Curb appeal and an inviting entryway are key players in the first impression. Your home needs to feel welcoming when they approach. You will get a 100% rate of return on inexpensive improvements such as shrubs, flowers, nice front door, etc. Your entryway inside needs to feel warm and inviting. Make sure it is clean and clear of clutter. 


2. ALWAYS BE SHOW READY

It may feel inconvenient but it is very important to have your home in tip top shape and anticipating a showing. Sometimes buyers will want short notice showings so make sure you are able to accommodate them so you don’t possibly lose a good buyer that may love your home! 


3. DECLUTTER AND MAKE NECESSARY REPAIRS

Consider painting walls a neutral color which is easier for buyers to picture themselves in your home. Consider removing very large pieces of furniture which may make the room appear smaller. Clear tables and walls of any clutter. You want as much open clear space as possible. 


4. FOCUS ON YOUR KITCHEN

The benefits of updating your kitchen are endless. Your rate of return on updates is very high. Make sure your countertops are clean and cleared of any clutter. Store away stuff that is rarely used. Make sure your cabinets are organized rather than jammed full which will create an image of plentiful storage space. 


5. DEPERSONALIZE YOUR HOME

Put away photos and personal effects that you have displayed. You want the buyer to be able to picture themselves in your home and having your family displayed may make that difficult. 


6. DISCONNECT YOUR EMOTIONS

Start to look at your home as a house. Property. Real estate. Once you put it up for sale it is a marketable commodity. It can be difficult to imagine someone else living in your home but remember you will be taking all your memories with you. The goal is to allow buyers to see it as their potential home.

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Stacey Galstad

3651 South Columbia Road, Grand Forks, North Dakota 58201, United States

(218) 779-6937

Office Hours

Monday-Friday | 8am-5pm

Saturday: Closed

Sunday: Closed