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On the Market in 2 Weeks! 2851 Huntington in St. Louis Park’s Fern Hill Neighborhood

Classic Colonial What: 4 Bedroom/3 Bath two-story Colonial with just under 2,700 finished square feet. Where:  2851 Huntington Avenue South in Fern Hill; about four blocks southwest of Cedar Lake, and one mile west of Lake Calhoun. When:  on the market mid-July. How much:  $617,500. Who: listed by Ross Kaplan, Edina Realty – City Lakes....
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“Can I Hold Your New Listing Open?”

Retail vs. Wholesale Open Houses One of the best, early omens for a new listing is when agents leaving the Broker Open casually toss off compliments like “nice listing,” “good job!,” or simply “congratulations.” What’s another? When several newer, less experienced agents contact you, asking if they can hold a weekend open house at your...
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MLS: “Buyer’s Agent Commission = 22.7%” (How Much?!?)

Realtor Typo’s — Exhibit A Notice anything amiss in the just-listed Wayzata condo? Realtors will. That’s because, instead of the standard 2.7% payout — the commission offered to the Buyer’s agent — the listing broker is promising to pay a whopping 22.7%(!!). Here’s guessing that that gets corrected in the next few hours . ....
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Late to Your Own Sunday Open House? Here’s How it Can Happen

“Minnesota Nice Punctual”: Joining an Already-in-Progress Open House Sort of like being late for your own funeral, I really didn’t think it was possible to be late for your own Sunday open house. After all, you — “you” being the listing/hosting agent — have the keys. Ahhh, but if there’s a Realtor showing that overlaps...
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Which VIP Visited the Twin Cities This Morning??

TWO Types of Drone “No Fly” Zones Unbeknownst to me until this morning, there are actually TWO types of “no fly” zones governing the use of drones. They are: 1) permanent “no fly” zones — typically adjacent to airports, where drones could interfere with low-flying commercial aircraft; and 2) temporary “no fly” zones, which are...
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Just Listed: Cedar Lake Charmer!

Where: 2720 Ewing Avenue South in Minneapolis’ Sunset Gables neighborhood. What: 3 Bedroom, 2 Bath 2-story with just over 1,800 finished square feet. When: listed yesterday (2/5). How much: $575,000. Who: listed by Ross Kaplan, Edina Realty — City Lakes. You’ll love this gorgeous, smartly updated 2-story just southwest of Minneapolis’ Cedar Lake. Enjoy great entertaining and relaxing spaces...
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