How Julie Parker Peak Builds Futures after a Real Estate Transaction

By Jordan French Jordan French has been verified by Muck Rack's editorial team
Published on February 9, 2024

In the heart of The North Star State, where the Northwoods meet the urban landscapes of Carver and Scott counties, the search for the best real estate agent in Minnesota leads to the influence of one professional, Julie Parker Peak.

As the Broker/Owner of Northwoods Real Estate Group LLC, Julie stands out as a licensed General Contractor since 2011 and a seasoned Real Estate Broker with a GRI designation earned in 2023.

In a candid discussion about her journey, Julie reflects on the unique path that led her to real estate: “I feel like real estate chose me, so it’s more of a gift that I need to figure out how to do it well and do things differently.”

With a background in accounting spanning 25 years, Julie’s unconventional trajectory brings a fresh perspective to the industry.

Crafting custom spaces

Many real estate agents in Minnesota will proudly proclaim their different accreditations. However, their importance beyond their Zillow profile is limited if they don’t impact a client’s experience.

Julie Parker Peak is a licensed General Contractor, a distinction that goes beyond the conventional duties of a real estate professional. The additional expertise allows Julie and her team to provide a personalized touch to every transaction.

“Being a GC allows us to work on properties to help clients create spaces custom to their taste,” she says. “We get to be a part of their lives long after the papers are signed. It’s a true connection.”

This relationship extends beyond the closing table for home buyers and sellers in Carver or Scott counties. Julie’s ability to envision and create spaces that resonate with her clients’ preferences adds a unique layer to the real estate experience. It transforms the transaction from exchanging properties to a future-building partnership.

Curating connections

An abundance of construction know-how doesn’t matter if a buyer’s desires go unrecognized. Northwoods Real Estate Group, under Julie’s leadership, takes a client-centric approach. After choosing a trusted Minnesota real estate agent, buyers and sellers should pay close attention to their knowledge and insight.

“Listen to your agent—they are serving your best interest,” Julie states. When looking for the best real estate agent in Minnesota to fit your preferences, consider the successful transactions they have facilitated and the long-term relationships they’ve forged.

As a Homes for Heroes agent since 2020, Julie Parker Peak extends her commitment to the community beyond the transactional phase. Her philosophy ensures that even after the deal concludes, buyers and sellers can continue to reach out to Northwoods Real Estate Group for various needs, solidifying the bond between the agency and its clients.

Expanding through expertise

The value of the General Contractor/Real Estate Broker dynamic continues to prove itself as Northwoods Real Estate Group grows. Five years since its foundation, the additional aftercare it offers has significant potential, increasing the company’s presence as Minnesota real estate agents serving Carver and Scott counties.

As an REO (real estate-owned) expert, Julie has been entrusted with government contract listings and caring for bank-owned properties. Her reputation as a top preservation company with VRM in Minnesota since 2013 evidences her proficiency in navigating complex real estate landscapes.

Recently receiving the GRI designation, Julie’s continuous learning and professional development enhanced the quality of service provided by Northwoods Real Estate Group. She aims to have a reliable knowledge base in a real estate market that demands adaptability and expertise.

From Carver and Scott counties, Julie Parker Peak is changing the profile of a property professional; she is a visionary leader, a licensed General Contractor, and an avant-garde Minnesota real estate agent.

The best real estate agent in Minnesota is not merely someone who facilitates property transactions; it is an individual who creates connections and leaves a lasting impact on the lives of those they serve. Through Northwoods Real Estate Group, Julie Parker Peak embodies this ethos, building futures and shaping new standards in the real estate industry.

By Jordan French Jordan French has been verified by Muck Rack's editorial team

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Jordan French is the Founder and Executive Editor of Grit Daily Group, encompassing Financial Tech Times, Smartech Daily, Transit Tomorrow, BlockTelegraph, Meditech Today, High Net Worth magazine, Luxury Miami magazine, CEO Official magazine, Luxury LA magazine, and flagship outlet, Grit Daily. The champion of live journalism, Grit Daily's team hails from ABC, CBS, CNN, Entrepreneur, Fast Company, Forbes, Fox, PopSugar, SF Chronicle, VentureBeat, Verge, Vice, and Vox. An award-winning journalist, he was on the editorial staff at and a Fast 50 and Inc. 500-ranked entrepreneur with one sale. Formerly an engineer and intellectual-property attorney, his third company, BeeHex, rose to fame for its "3D printed pizza for astronauts" and is now a military contractor. A prolific investor, he's invested in 50+ early stage startups with 10+ exits through 2023.

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