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Exactly How Hot is the The Twin Cities Housing Market Now? “It’s So Hot That . . .”

The “Can You Top THIS!?!” Spring 2021 Housing Market At least for now, the winner of the “Can You Believe How Crazy-Hot the Market Is!?!” contest is the Twin Cities home seller who reportedly sold their home a whopping 35 minutes(!) after it debuted on MLS. Under “Coming Soon.” Without a single showing.** And with...
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“What’s the Point in Seeing What You Can’t Have?” Because . . Just Maybe . . . You Can

Second Bite(s) at the Apple Why see a home that you likely can’t buy? In a nutshell, that sentiment explains why showings plummet once a “For Sale” property is officially under contract. In most cases, the Buyer and Seller are able to resolve any issues that come to light during inspection, and the transaction progresses...
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5. Kris Lindahl’s “Guaranteed Offer” for Would-be Home Sellers: Exactly What Part is Guaranteed?

Fine Print: You “May or May Not” Get an Offer  [Note to Readers: 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.] It turns out there are three main catches (at least) with Twin Cities...
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Needed: New MLS Category Titled, “TNAS – Owner”

For the (real estate) uninitiated, the MLS status “TNAS” stands for “Temporarily Not Available for Showing.” That can be the case when a home is already under contract, and being inspected by the Buyer; someone is home sick; or, the Seller simply doesn’t want intrusions over the holidays. But, what do listing agents disclose when the...
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Failing to Sell in a Seller’s Market

Diagnosis:  Bad Marketing or Bad Price (Pick One) Even in a Seller’s market (psst! we’re officially in one), not every home sells. When that’s the case, what is going on? In my experience, one of two things: If the home isn’t getting showings, the problem is marketing. The property photos are a turn-off (assuming there...
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