Property Showcase

“What You Get For $200,000” Feature in The New York Times: A Minneapolis Condo Near Bde Maka Ska

Minneapolis condos for $200k normally don’t get national exposure — in this case, in The New York Times’ Real Estate section. So, kudos to Edina Realty’s Stephanie Chandler, for scoring the publicity for her listing at 3150 Excelsior Boulevard in Minneapolis, just west of Bde Maka Ska (formerly “Lake Calhoun”). The two-bedroom, two-bathroom condo is actually listed...
Read More

Question: When is a 1.5 Story Not a 1.5 Story?

Answer:  When It’s Listed on MLS as a 2-Story I don’t come across it that often, but I do come across it:  a home listed on MLS that’s miscategorized for “Style.” Invariably, one of two things is going on:  1) an inexperienced agent didn’t know the difference; or 2) a very experienced knew exactly what...
Read More

Look What You Get for <$1M in Eden Prairie!

Thanksgiving Bounty Where:  17420 Northern Lights Trail, just a stone’s throw from Bearpath — and only 15 miles to Downtown Minneapolis. What:  Custom 5 BR/6 Bath home with 6,689 square feet and an oversized, 3-car Garage on a beautifully landscaped .53 acre corner lot. How much: $999k. Who: co-listed by Ross Kaplan and Susan Anderson, Edina Realty-City...
Read More

East Edina Arbitrage — Housing Market Edition

Cashing in on Proximity to South Harriet Park; Targeting “In-Between” Edina Home Buyers “Ar·bi·trage” \ˈär-bÉ™-ËŒtrazh\ [noun]:  the practice of buying something in one place and selling it almost immediately in another place where it is worth more. –Merriam-Webster Dictionary It may not be the conventional definition of “arbitrage,” but something a bit like that is currently happening...
Read More

House Within a House: 7049 Boyd in Eden Prairie

“Double-Envelope” Construction Winter-savvy Minnesotans know that the key to keeping warm when the wind chill is -20° below is layering. Does the same principle apply to homes? “You betcha!” (as the locals are fond of saying). 3 BR/3 Bath Split-Level With 3,585 FSF The surprisingly spacious Eden Prairie split-level pictured above features “double-envelope” construction that...
Read More

Will Hillary Stop By the State Fair Today?

“When in Rome Minnesota Close to Labor Day . . . ”  Sure, Iowa has the nation’s first primary. But, neighboring Minnesota has 10 electoral votes vs. Iowa’s measly 6. Plus, Minnesota’s state fair draws almost twice the people that Iowa’s does (1.8 million vs. 1 million). So, maybe Hillary Clinton — already in town for...
Read More
1 2 3 27