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Welcome ToNecklen & Oakland

We are a full-service professional Real Estate brokerage located in Maple Grove, MN that was founded by Glenn Necklen and Joel Oakland in 2010, and has since grown to over 40 full-time licensed Real Estate agents with experience selling homes throughout the entire Twin Cities area. The Real Estate market is moving away from the big name, high cost brokerages towards the more flexible and focused companies like Necklen & Oakland who are dedicated to providing home buyers and sellers with more convenience and value than our competitors. As one of the most innovative brokerages in Real Estate, we utilize the latest and best industry technologies for more efficiency and less cost; yet provide our clients with the service and communication required to ensure the best possible experience when buying or selling a home. Our knowledge of Maple Grove & the surrounding communities is greatly attributed to being members ourselves. Helping to build strong neighborhoods, linking neighbors, & supporting local causes.

Our Mission

To help our clients reach their goals of home ownership through honest, hard working, results-oriented representation.


What OurClients Are Saying

- Kent Cleveland

"Cindy is thorough, helpful, and she does an incredible job of keeping you informed!"

- Bill Adams

"Gary Kreb did a great job regardless of all the social unrest in Minneapolis. The Title company he recommended also did an outstanding job in closing the sale. Gary is highly accomplished and professional."

- Susan and Don

"Justin Tolle is a professional's professional in every way. He was thoughtful, prepared, thorough and knowledgeable. He was always responsive and went above and beyond to accommodate our schedule and to provide any information we needed. He provided honest and important input regarding quality and v..."

- Brooks Welch

"Matt W. Houston provided excellent quality, service and price. Both the budget and the time frame quoted were met. We could not be happier with the results!"

- Mark Nemeth

"What a gift having the fortune for Ann representing us during our home sale. Ann shared the path we’d take on the sale. Her experience and recommended paint and carpet choices added value to the sale. The communication through the whole process was excellent. Ann will be my first call when we buy ..."

- Mark Roe

"I have worked with Glenn for over 10 years. As a mortgage banker I appreciate Glenn's attention to detail. I have referred numerous clients to Glenn to both purchase and sell their homes. Glenn is genuine and truly cares about his clients experience.. I would highly recommend Glenn for your next rea..."

- Katrina M.

"We worked with Team Nelson to both sell our house and buy a new one. They were super helpful about answering all our questions and keeping in touch throughout the whole process. Highly recommended!"

- Anna Mae

"Ryan took the time to understand the "why" of our new home and became a natural part of our home buying story. He was always available. We never had to chase him down trying to get a response or wonder if/when he would take care of the next step. Ryan was ahead of the game and led the experience for..."

- Nik Peterson

"Ryan helped me purchase my dream farm. At our first meeting, he listened to what I was looking for, what I wanted the property to have on it, and what I was going to do with the property. He found it and it was perfect. His attention to detail before the purchase, during the purchasing process an..."

- K.M.

"Wendy, just wanted to say thank you again for finding my dream home!"