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What’s For Sale in St. Louis Park’s Fern Hill Neighborhood? Not Much

The Neighborhood’s Two Distinguishing Features There aren’t too many Twin Cities neighborhoods that include both 1950’s ramblers for $300k, and less than one mile away custom, upper bracket Contemporaries with gorgeous views of Cedar Lake and the Downtown Minneapolis skyline commanding almost 10x that. The latter home would be 2545 Huntington (pictured above), which fetched...
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Endangered Species: Fern Hill Ramblers on .25 Acre (or more) Lots

High Demand Location Close to Lakes, Parks & Downtown Minneapolis Once upon a time — like, 1980 — there were about 50 ramblers on large lots in St. Louis Park’s Fern Hill neighborhood. Today? I’d estimate that there are only about 30 left — make that, 29 after the recent bulldozing of 2512 Inglewood (photo,...
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“Starter Home,” Defined

“Starter home“: a relatively small, economical house or condominium that meets the requirements of young people buying their first home. While there’s no precise definition, I have two associations with “starter home”: One. Price Point. Starter homes are (well) below the average price for homes in the local market ” whatever that may be. So,...
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An Ode to the ’50’s Rambler**

Built for Baby Boomers ” By Their Parents! Like narrow ties and bell bottoms, wait long enough and the most dated fashions come back in style. The same is true in real estate. As Baby Boomers age, the unheralded, ’50’s-era rambler is making a comeback. I can think of (at least) four reasons why. One....
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What’s For Sale . . . in St. Louis Park’s Fern Hill Neighborhood

A Fern Hill Primer ” Plus, the Neighborhood’s Two Distinguishing Features There aren’t too many Twin Cities neighborhoods that include both 1950’s ramblers for $300k and ” less than one mile away ” custom, upper bracket Contemporaries with gorgeous views of Cedar Lake and the Downtown Minneapolis skyline commanding close to $3 million (for 2545...
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Back in Fashion: Narrow Ties, Pastel Colors . . . ’50’s Ramblers?!?

Built for Baby Boomers ” By Their Parents! Like narrow ties and bell bottoms, wait long enough and the most dated fashions come back in style. The same is true in real estate. As Baby Boomers age, the unheralded, ’50’s-era rambler** is making a comeback. I can think of (at least) four reasons why. One....
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