Mike Olafson

Lakes Area Realty

Welcome to Lakes Area Realty

Lakes Area Realty is not about being the biggest. Just the best. We pride ourselves in our market expertise, absolute professionalism, innovative ideas, collaborative culture and a strong sense of community. We know real estate is about people. That’s why everything we do is based on how it benefits you, our client. Thank you for choosing Lakes Area Realty

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About Mike Olafson

After a successful career as a lawyer at a leading Twin Cities firm, I am now a licensed Realtor® with Lakes Area Realty in its Minneapolis Uptown office. As a Realtor®, I blend the skills I learned as a lawyer, including client service, negotiating and ethical business practices, with my interests in architecture, home renovation and interior design - especially color, my favorite.

I am a longtime Minneapolis resident and have renovated three homes in the Linden Hills, Kenwood and Lowry Hill neighborhoods, which means I have extensive knowledge of vintage homes (from English cottage to Arts and Crafts to mid-century modern) and the Minneapolis lakes area market. I also have experience working with clients in the Crocus Hill, Summit Hill and Macalester-Groveland neighborhoods of St. Paul.

My objective is to work with buyers and sellers of homes throughout Minneapolis, St. Paul and the close-in suburbs, helping them achieve their home ownership goals on the best possible terms.

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