October 16, 2014

How to Create a 1st-Floor Office with Better Flow

Budding Trend in New Construction? Lots of new homes these days have first-floor offices off the front entry. (Much) less common:  a separate door opening from the office to the front porch, like the one at 3810 Upton Ave. South in Minneapolis’ Linden Hills neighborhood (pictured above). The effect is to give the home a much better flow, and...
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Why the Market Feels Slower to Most Realtors Than Statistics Suggest

Not All Listings Are Created Equal Notwithstanding fairly steady Fall listing and selling activity, there is a perception afoot amongst many Twin Cities Realtors now that the market is deceptively slow. How can that be? Here’s one theory:  while showings statistics overall are flat to slightly down, they’re unusually concentrated amongst a relatively small percentage of...
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