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Lakes Area Realty is a professional organization of experienced real estate brokers and owners. Together, we’ve pooled our talents to create a unique company that is highly responsive to its clients’ every need.

In an industry filled with real estate mega-mergers and large corporations, it’s refreshing to see the success of locally owned and managed company.

When you first meet Lakes Area Realty you’ll notice the difference. You’ll discover a company that believes in the individual spirit creating a company that has innovative marketing ideas tied to a strong sense of community.

We’ve never been about being the biggest. We’re about exceptional performance with a personal connection.

At Lakes Area Realty we know real estate is about people. That’s why everything we do is based on how it benefits you, our client.

Yes we’re unique. Yes we’re innovative. But in the end it always comes down to delivering on our commitments and satisfying the needs of our clients. This is what we do.

Thank you for choosing Lakes Area Realty. We’re different. We Promise.

Lakes Area Realty’s Broker

Steve Havig, broker and co-founder of Lakes Area Realty, brings professionalism to new heights. As a Minneapolis resident and business owner, Steve is an area expert with 42 years of sales experience. Steve is the 2009 President of the Minneapolis Association of Realtors. Steve also donates his time as a Board Member of Tree Trust. It is the extra effort and passion that has made Lakes Area Realty of Minneapolis, the number one locally owned Lakes Area home seller, and Steve one of Minneapolis’s elite real estate agents. He is also a Graduate of Realtors Institute (GRI), Certified Residential Specialist (CRS), a Member of the National Association of Realtors. Steve demands the highest level of professionalism and ethics from his licensed Realtors.