April 18, 2014

The Significance of “Saved” Searches on MLS

Liking the House . . . But Not the Price What do Buyers today do when they like a home — but not the price?  (ditto for their agents). They save the search on MLS. That way, they immediately know if/when there’s a price reduction. See, “Who’s Watching the Listing?” “The Ayes Eyes Have It”...
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Guess Which Neighborhood — And How Much

Test your knowledge of the Twin Cities housing market, and answer the following multiple choice question: Where is the to-be-built home pictured above and below located — and what is the asking price? A. Edina’s South Harriet Park neighborhood; asking price: $1.2 million. B. Edina’s Morningside neighborhood; asking price:  $875k. C. Between Diamond Lake and...
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“Realty Alliance Sales Award”

Top 1% of North America Realtors I confess:  I regard (at least some) sales awards the way I do compliments:  you wonder what the ulterior motive is. In the case of sales honors, they’re often quickly followed by a solicitation to market said award, either by licensing it, advertising it*, or sometimes literally just framing...
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