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Huge Dining Room? One Way to Tell

“Trick (Photography) or Treat” [Editor’s Note:  The views expressed here are solely those of Ross Kaplan, and do not represent Edina Realty, Berkshire Hathaway (“Berkshire”), or any other entity referenced. Edina Realty is a subsidiary of Berkshire.] Want to know whether a Dining Room is actually as roomy as it appears online? Here’s a quick tip:  count...
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Trick Photography? How to Tell

At first blush, the photo (below) looks suspect. The room looks impossibly large and the bed tiny, even though the home’s age (1938) suggests medium if not smallish bedroom sizes. Telltale Clue(s) In fact, all the upper level bedrooms are small. However . . . lo & behold, further down in the listing’s MLS stats there...
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Getting a 2nd Chance to Make a 1st Impression

How Long After the Holidays to Re-List? With the holidays now past, many would-be home sellers whose properties have been off the market since Thanksgiving (or thereabouts) are asking their Realtors whether it’s time to go back on. The case for doing it this week:  it’s easier to stand out from the crowd during an otherwise slow...
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