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Awards

  • 2019 - Quality Service Pinnacle Producer
  • 2018 - Masters Ruby
  • 2018 - Quality Service Pinnacle Producer
  • 2017 - Quality Service Pinnacle Producer
  • 2016 - Quality Service Producer

Professional Designations

  • Fine Homes and Estates Specialist

Sandy Swanson of CENTURY 21 Brainerd Realty, Inc.

CENTURY 21 Brainerd Realty, Inc.
Sandy Swanson of CENTURY 21 Brainerd Realty, Inc.
Languages: English

Personal Profile

My love for the Northland came as a child with my days filled with family and friends swimming, boating, fishing and sitting around the campfire sharing stories.

For over 30 years my career has been in sales and marketing. 25 years of my career was spent as a District Manager in sales and store operations. This position took me across the Northern half of the United states working in communities large and small. I met so many wonderful people and really saw the love of community and neighborhoods in all of these markets.

As part of the community in the Brainerd Lakes Area I share my expertise, compassion for others, and love of community as a board member and in-coming President of the Brainerd Lakes Sunrise Rotary Club. So many great things come out of giving of time through community service.

You can always catch me out in the community, on the lake or sitting around a good campfire sharing a great story.

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14391 Edgewood Drive
Baxter, MN 56425
Mobile: 218.839.4390

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Overall Rating: 58 Ratings
Sandy Swanson | Seller Rating
October 2019
I worked with Sandy when I first bought my home in Aitkin, and had such a good time and easy experience during the process, that I couldn't think of anyone that I would rather have list the house for me as well.

We had many hiccups along the way, from the buy side during closing, but Sandy was amazing at guiding us through the entire process. To be honest, I'm pretty sure she did the work of both agents, and even did most of the communication with the buyers lender on the behalf of both me and the buyer. She made the stressful closing process so much easier! I would trust Sandy with my real estate needs over and over again, and would highly recommend her to friends and family, cause at the end of the experience with her, you feel like family!
Sandy Swanson | Buyer Rating
July 2019
Great to work with!!
Sandy Swanson | Buyer Rating
July 2019
Sandy was absolutely superb in helping us complete the purchase of our "forever" home. She was always available and answered any and all questions promptly. She continues to be a contact for us for random questions we've had on the home. Even on the day of our relocation with our family of 5, she said the positive encouragement we needed to feel excited about a major life change. She had our family's best interests at heart from day 1. We will gladly recommend her in the future. Thank you, Sandy! It was a pleasure to work with you. Please share our feedback with her.

Sandy went above-and-beyond when it came to our home inspection (being present) and negotiating our radon mitigation system. She helped us out with the radon testing and dealt with a few different businesses trying to find the most competitive deal for us.
Sandy Swanson | Buyer Rating
June 2019
Sandy was amazing to work with! She knew what we wanted, where we wanted to be, took that and ran with it. She worked with our schedules without any problems and we were always able to get a hold of her. We highly recommend Sandy!
Sandy Swanson | Buyer Rating
May 2019
This is the second home I have bought with Sandy Swanson. She is knowledgeable and a great communicator. Sandy gets 5 stars from me!
Sandy Swanson | Buyer Rating
May 2019
Sandy is a hard working agent, with local knowledge you want when trusting a realtor with your home search. Sandy took the time to understand what we were looking for and customized her search to accommodate us. Upon each home tour, Sandy provided the positives of a home, concerns of a home, trends, and potential (long term) value of a home for a resale down the road. Sandy had a positive attitude through our 8 months shipping process. Sandy has a positive attitude and would run through a brick wall to find you the home you will love.
Sandy Swanson | Buyer Rating
March 2019
Who else would you go with other than Sandy Swanson? I can honestly say she is the hardest working agent I have ever seen and puts in the time to make the homebuying experience a good one. She is focused and will find you what it is you're looking for. Her attention to detail is off the charts. Sandy found things I would have never found. She is just as picky and treats it like she's in your shoes. Her knowledge of the area and real estate in general is extensive. She is there for you before, during, and after the sale. She made it clear to reach out if I had any questions and I definitely used that resource. Sandy was always there for me. As a first time homebuyer, she provided me with all the information I needed and not once did I ever feel uncomfortable or unsure about the process because you can ask her anything. I couldn't have asked for it to go smoother. I would recommend Sandy Swanson to 11/10 people.
Sandy Swanson | Buyer Rating
February 2019
Sandy is simply the best. Very professional, but also very personable. She has become a friend of the entire family.
Sandy Swanson | Buyer Rating
December 2018
Being a first time home buyer I was looking for a realtor that could help me understand the process as I moved thru the different steps. Sandy did great at explaining what we were doing and why we were doing it. Sandy was great at helping us look at the pros and cons of each property we looked at and told us if she didn't think a property was a good buy. Her honesty was appreciated. I would recommend Sandy Swanson to anyone looking for a realtor.
Sandy Swanson | Seller Rating
November 2018
Sandy Swanson was an amazing agent... Extremely kind and caring... Sandy was very knowledgeable... Sandy put more time and effort into marketing my property compared to other brokers... Sandy was very easy to get along with... Sandy was very easy to get ahold of if needed... Sandy is an amazing person that I could consider her family...
Sandy Swanson | Buyer Rating
November 2018
Sandy Swanson helped my daughter's family fined their first house. They recommended Sandy to me. She helped me fine and get what I hope is my last home. I will recommend her to anyone that is looking for a home. She is so helpful and friendly, you almost think she is part of your family.

I can't thank her enough.
Sandy Swanson | Seller Rating
November 2018
Sandy was so positive about our property and really helped prepare us for each step in the process. We got good advice about pre-sale improvements and she kept us in the loop with each potential buyer. I would heartily recommend her services to anyone looking for a home or selling their home.
Sandy Swanson | Buyer Rating
October 2018
I will highly recommend Sandy to anyone I know who is searching for a new home!
Sandy Swanson | Buyer Rating
October 2018
Dealing with Sandy and her team was an easygoing venture. She is very knowledgeable about the Lakes area and helped us with locating our land. She was always friendly and never made us feel like we were bothering her with our dumb questions. Everything her and her team did was with excellent customer service. I would definitely use Sandy's team in the future and will recommend her if asked by anyone.
Sandy Swanson | Buyer Rating
October 2018
I can't tell you how comforting it was having Sandy guide us through the selling and buying process - we knew she knew what she was doing and that helped us ease our fears.

Thank you Sandy for all you did - for ALL the houses you showed us - and especially for sticking with us even when Craig and I weren't on the same page!
Sandy Swanson | Seller Rating
September 2018
I will highly recommend Sandy Swanson to all friends and family. Sandy meets all situations with professionalism and efficiencies. Sandy goes over and beyond expectations with the number of open houses, consulting with other professionals concerning the property and communication with the seller.

I believe Sandy Swanson is one of the best Realtors this area has to offer!
Sandy Swanson | Buyer Rating
September 2018
I knew from the moment I saw Sandy Swanson's picture on her Century 21 advertisement in our local church bulletin, she was somebody I wanted to work with! I could tell immediately that she was an enthusiastic and friendly person, which is something I appreciated, especially being a first time homebuyer. I needed somebody who I could comfortably ask any questions to, and Sandy was that person! She made the house hunting and purchasing process very positive, which I really appreciated!
Sandy Swanson | Buyer Rating
September 2018
As a first time home-buyer, I was unsure about many aspects of the entire process. My mortgage lender, USAA, assigned Sandy Swanson as a realtor through their USAA Rewards Network. I won the lottery. I cannot say enough positive things about Sandy. My family in the area recommended someone else that they knew, but I decided to meet Sandy first before switching. I'm so glad I didn't. Her knowledge about the area, her professionalism, and commitment to a personal relationship convinced me from the first meeting to stick with her. I found several homes I thought I might be interested in, which Sandy was able to promptly schedule showings for. The homes, contrary to the pictures, were disappointing to say the least. During the walk-throughs, she was able to spot red-flags I would've never noticed myself, i.e. poor grading, water damage, etc.

Sandy spent the time to know what I was really looking for, and a short week or two later sent me a listing that hadn't appeared yet on many of the popular house-hunting apps online. It was exactly what I was looking for. A turn-key home, on the outskirts of town, and on 5 acres of land. After viewing the home together, we knew it wouldn't be on the market long, and she put the written offer together that night. We were in her office until 11 p.m. I can honestly say that in 31 years, I've never experienced that level of superior customer service.

The seller accepted the offer, and up until closing I just sat back and let Sandy do her thing. As a military veteran, she was familiar with all aspects of VA loans, and ensured everything was up to par. Because of her local knowledge, she knew all the best local home inspectors, water testers, and even had contacts with Radon testers. She negotiated with the sellers, and any minor issues with the house she was able to get the sellers to pay for. As a veteran, she had coupons for me for some of the inspections, and even waived some of her own personal fees. I work the graveyard shift at a jail, but reaching her was never a problem. Whenever I had questions or concerns, she would reply to calls or texts within 20 minutes. Seriously unbelievable.

After closing, which she ensured went flawlessly, I damaged some of the hardwood flooring moving in. She maintains contact even after the sale, and was able to provide trusted contractors she's worked with before. Additionally, she maintained contact with USAA to ensure I received my cash closing bonus.

Sandy found my perfect forever home, and I'll always be grateful for all the work she did. I'm still in the process of fully decorating and furnishing the home the way I like, but when I have my house-warming party, she's already invited.

Raynor Blum

Brainerd, MN
Sandy Swanson | Buyer Rating
August 2018
Sandy is the best agent we have ever worked with. She made it her mission to find out what was important to us from a seller's perspective as well as when we were interested in purchasing. She diligently worked to put all of the pieces together of our sale and the purchase of our new home. She is friendly, compassionate, enthusiastic and truly a delightful person.

Sandy is very organized and focused on confirming the details for all of the moving parts of each transaction.

We would highly recommend Sandy Swanson!!
Sandy Swanson | Buyer Rating
July 2018
Sandy did an amazing job listening to and understanding my needs. She also had a great understanding of the current market. We looked at many homes, and she was always letting me know when new homes hit the market. She communicated with me even when she was out of state on business and had a local associate helping me. Sandy went above and beyond to help me get what I needed.

I never felt like just a client. I know Sandy truly cared about helping me find the right house for ME, and she was an incredible advocate and cheerleader every step of the way. I would recommend Sandy Swanson to anyone looking to buy or sell a home.
Sandy Swanson | Seller Rating
June 2018
We've used Sandy Swanson for the last 3 home transactions and have been extremely pleased with her commitment to us. Sandy Swanson's professional and personal characteristics are above and beyond. As a young married couple, her expertise of the local market, property values and communication were invaluable to us. She has and will always be a part of our life and family. We highly recommend Sandy Swanson for your next transaction!
Sandy Swanson | Seller Rating
April 2018
Very thorough, really is very, very good at what she does!

Seams to go out of her way to keep her clients up to date with all that is important and requited!!

Sandy Swanson is a very seasoned professional and it shows! I was/am very pleased with Sandy's performance and really did appreciate that "personal" touch she has as well as her ability to communicate it.
Sandy Swanson | Buyer Rating
March 2018
Sandy is amazing! She is knowledgable about real estate and listened to what I was searching for. She was also very helpful in marketing and selling my home.

Sandy went above and beyond explaining every step of the process and answering questions. Her knowledge base is incredible
Sandy Swanson | Buyer Rating
December 2017
Sandy did such a wonderful job helping us buy our home. As first time home buyers, we were not completely familiar with the process and she took the time to explain everything that she was doing and everything that would happen in the process. She made us feel like we were her top priority. She was always reachable and let us know what was going on every step of the way. We could not be more happy with Sandy.
Sandy Swanson | Buyer Rating
November 2017
I would recommend Sandy Swanson for all future property issues and purchases. She is extremely professional and knowledgeable. We are very happy!
Sandy Swanson | Buyer Rating
October 2017
As first time homebuyers, Sandy Swanson couldn't have made the experience any better. Sandy was patient, approachable, and knowledgeable of the area and has a lot of experience in reality to make the process go smoothly. Sandy never rushed or made us feel pressured. After looking for nearly 2 years, she never treated us any differently even with the multiple showings and text/emails at all times of the day or week. Sandy was always there for any questions or concerns. Sandy was always there to cheering us along whenever we would feel discourage and had a great team approach. I would recommend Sandy Swanson for all of these reasons. We had an awesome experience with Sandy Swanson and have made a lifelong friend along the way.
Sandy Swanson | Seller Rating
August 2017
Sandy Swanson was fantastic in selling our home. Not only was she knowledgeable in every area of real estate transactions, but was one of the nicest individuals my wife and I have met. I would recommend her highly to anyone who is thinking of buying or selling a home.
Sandy Swanson | Buyer Rating
July 2017
If there was an option better than excellent, I would choose that. Sandy Swanson is the best in the business and treats you like family from day one. She is 100% committed to her clients and knows the business inside out and backwards. We are so grateful to have had her to help us with the purchase of our home.
Sandy Swanson | Buyer Rating
July 2017
Sandy Swanson was on top of all listing that may have met my criteria and brought them to me very quickly!! She was able to help me find the perfect home for my family, always available to answer my questions, and made me feel like I was well informed when going through the whole process.
Sandy Swanson | Seller Rating
June 2017
Very pleasant experience.
Sandy Swanson | Buyer Rating
May 2017
I have had the pleasure of working with Sandy Swanson twice.

It was an easy decision to hire her on the second time!

Sandy Swanson kept us in the loop 24/7 and made sure we were on track at all times.

I would not have chosen any other realtor!

Sandy is now an honorary part of our family.
Sandy Swanson | Buyer Rating
May 2017
Sandy made our first time homebuying experience so easy. She was always accessible, very friendly, and extremely helpful. We felt we could always talk with her and ask questions- even if we thought they were silly.
Sandy Swanson | Buyer Rating
May 2017
Sandy Swanson will always be amazing to me for her attention to details and ease of effort on creating a great first time home buying experience for me. I hope to always have her in my corner, as she says.
Sandy Swanson | Buyer Rating
March 2017
Sandy was hands down the best agent we could have asked for and would recommend her to anyone looking to purchase a home.

She was more than knowledgeable and helpful with everything.

She went above and beyond in every aspect during such an important time in our lives. She will definitely look out for all the best interests of the buyer and had a positive outlooks and quick response for any issues and quirks that came up throughout the buying process.
Sandy Swanson | Buyer Rating
February 2017
Sandy is a very dedicated agent and focuses on customer service! I highly recommend Sandy to anyone looking to buy or sell! I can't begin to describe how impressed I was with her work and attention to detail!! It what such a pleasure and great experience working with Sandy!!
Sandy Swanson | Buyer Rating
January 2017
I would recommend Sandy to friends and family because she makes buying a home easy and understandable
Sandy Swanson | Buyer Rating
December 2016
Sandy Swanson helped us accomplish our goal of purchasing our first house. We couldn't have done it without her guidance and all around helpfulness. I highly recommend her if you are looking to buy or sell your next home!
Sandy Swanson | Buyer Rating
November 2016
I would recommend Sandy to anyone shopping for a house! She was fast and prompt and very knowledgeable of the area. She was available at any time for our questions. Being a first time home buyer I appreciated how well she explained everything and I always felt like we were put first- that she wasn't in it for her commission but really cared about finding us the perfect house!

Thank you Sandy Swanson!
Sandy Swanson | Buyer Rating
October 2016
Sandy was very professional, always willing to answer questions, caught an issue thatost other Realtors would have missed. Highly recommend her.
Sandy Swanson | Buyer Rating
September 2016
Sandy is a true jewel for the Brainerd Lakes region. Not only does she have all the local knowledge of growing up and living in the area, she is a tremendous ambassador for the area, loving it so much. She is honest and straight with her advice and opinions when asked. Many people can have those credentials but what they miss is her incredible personality! Sandy is genuinely caring, kind and is there for you every step of the way. She is never too busy or the sense of having more important people or things to do. She makes a stressful life event actually fun!

Century 21 is very lucky to have her in the team.
Sandy Swanson | Buyer Rating
August 2016
We bought our house from out of state. Sandy is knowledgeable about all aspects of home buying and the area. She stayed in close contact with us, and took care of everything. Sandy is pleasant to work with. We could not have found a better agent.

We had 5 star performance from Sandy Swanson. She is wonderful to work with.
Sandy Swanson | Buyer Rating
June 2016
Sandy Swanson is awesome, she went above and beyond our expectations. Don't be afraid to have Sandy as your realtor she was there for every step of the way for us and is very knowledgeable and knows her business!!!!
Sandy Swanson | Buyer Rating
May 2016
Sandy was a great agent. She listened to every aspect of what I wanted in a house. Since I work a lot, sandy was very flexible and worked around my schedule without hesitation or concern. She is very thorough and timely. If a document needed to be signed or reviewed Sandy brought it to my work as I could not get to her office. She is a great realtor
Sandy Swanson | Buyer Rating
May 2016
I was so pleased with Sandy. She was friendly, professional, knowledgable and knew the area and my needs I would highly recommend her. She is tops Thank you Sandra Snetsinger
Sandy Swanson | Buyer Rating
March 2016
Sandy went above and beyond in helping me during a difficult time. I can't say enough good things about her!

I e-mailed several other realtors to discuss a contract for deed and most were less than helpful, or flat out said they couldn't help me. Sandy was amazing. She walked me through every step of the way, and also was willing to tell me if something wouldn't work. She's kind, caring, knowledgeable and so patient with questions.
* Some customers who provided a testimonial may have received a Starbucks gift card from their CENTURY 21 Sales Professional as a thank you for completing the customer satisfaction survey.
Sandy Swanson's Listings See All of Sandy Swanson's Listings
PRICE REDUCED!
68 PHOTOS

$365,000

Listed By CENTURY 21 Brainerd Realty, Inc.
Lowered $2,000 (11 days ago!)
3 bedrooms
2 full baths
1,657 SQ FT
MLS# 5486367
Unhide Property: 14354 Shoreview Drive, Baxter, MN 56425 | $365,000
49 PHOTOS

$365,000

Listed By CENTURY 21 Brainerd Realty, Inc.
2 bedrooms
2 full baths
1 half bath
1,816 SQ FT
MLS# 5207819
Unhide Property: 9383 Arthur Drive, Brainerd, MN 56401 | $365,000
52 PHOTOS

$269,999

Listed By CENTURY 21 Brainerd Realty, Inc.
1,800 SQ FT
MLS# 5224542
Unhide Property: 8601 Wren Drive, Breezy Point, MN 56472 | $269,999
39 PHOTOS

$250,000

Listed By CENTURY 21 Brainerd Realty, Inc.
MLS# 4889388
Unhide Property: 7096 Fairview Road, Baxter, MN 56425 | $250,000
SALE PENDING
35 PHOTOS

$248,000

Listed By CENTURY 21 Brainerd Realty, Inc.
2,421 SQ FT
MLS# 5483617
Unhide Property: 15197 Russell Road, Brainerd, MN 56401 | $248,000
PRICE REDUCED!
35 PHOTOS

$246,900

Listed By CENTURY 21 Brainerd Realty, Inc.
Lowered $3,000 (2 days ago!)
3 bedrooms
2 full baths
1,528 SQ FT
MLS# 5486366
Unhide Property: 8640 Sugarberry Creek, Brainerd, MN 56401 | $246,900
PRICE REDUCED!
45 PHOTOS

$244,000

Listed By CENTURY 21 Brainerd Realty, Inc.
Lowered $4,000 (2 days ago!)
3 bedrooms
3 full baths
1,727 SQ FT
MLS# 5507507
Unhide Property: 29801 Mohican Circle, Breezy Point, MN 56472 | $244,000
31 PHOTOS

$229,900

Listed By CENTURY 21 Brainerd Realty, Inc.
776 SQ FT
MLS# 4987457
Unhide Property: 4231 14th Avenue NW, Hackensack, MN 56452 | $229,900
36 PHOTOS

$99,900

Listed By CENTURY 21 Brainerd Realty, Inc.
MLS# 4902476
Unhide Property: Ridge Road, Lake Shore, MN 56468 | $99,900
8 PHOTOS

$34,900

Listed By CENTURY 21 Brainerd Realty, Inc.
MLS# 4877062
Unhide Property: Lot 3 Block Twin Ponds Trail, Fort Ripley, MN 56449 | $34,900
CENTURY 21 real estate agent Sandy Swanson currently has 10 listings. Sandy Swanson speaks English. Sandy Swanson works at the CENTURY 21 real estate office Brainerd Realty, Inc. located in 14391 Edgewood Drive, Baxter, Minnesota. Contact Sandy Swanson by phone by calling 218.839.4390.