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April 4, 2011

Hot New Listing in Southwest Minneapolis

On Broker Tour Tues. 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. (4/5) Where:  5229 Chowen Ave. South in Minneapolis’ Fulton Neighborhood (just south of Linden Hills). What:  4 BR/2 Bath stucco bungalow with over 2,100 finished square feet. When:  on market today(!); first showings after conclusion of Tour tomorrow (> 1 p.m.). How much:  $395k Who:  listed by Ross Kaplan,...
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Are those from Vaneshia?

MLS Misspellings  “6 Panel Solid Cherry Doors w/Vanetian Bronze Hardware!” –Excerpt, MLS Listing I’m pretty sure that the listing agent meant “Venetian.” And no, MLS doesn’t have a spell-check function. P.S.:  For sheer real estate bloopers, it’s hard to top this one.
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“St. Louis Park Cinderella”

Dramatic Before and After(!) One of THE biggest (and best) home transformations I’ve ever seen is on display (or was, over the weekend) at 4221 Cedar St. in St. Louis Park’s Fern Hill neighborhood, as part of the Remodelers Showcase. The house hit the market just over two years ago as a forlorn rambler that looked...
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Realtor “Wet” and “Dry” Seasons

Realtor Payday Roller Coaster December, January, and February may be the rainy season in Florida, but it’s very definitely the dry season for Realtors. Especially Minnesota Realtors. That’s because from Thanksgiving through the Super Bowl is typically the slowest (chilliest?) time of the year for the local housing market. Because most transactions (at least in Minnesota) close six...
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