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Minneapolis Housing Market Update Feb 2019

Minneapolis Housing Market Update

Minneapolis Housing Market Update – February 2019 Edition Minneapolis has concluded its 2018 winter housing market season (December through February) and is ready to start the 2019 Spring housing market, record snow and temperatures notwithstanding, of course! First, we’re going to delve into some of the basic market statistics for Minneapolis here today. Then, I’ll…

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Lake Minnetonka housing market 2018 – Year in Review

Lake Minnetonka's Wayzata Bay from the North

In 2018 the NorthstarMLS listed 270 homes for sale on Lake Minnetonka and recorded 141 homes sold. This is their story. Told with riveting data and facts from Infosparks based on information lifted from our good friends at the NorthstarMLS. Our journey will look at single family homes listed with private lakefront on Lake Minnetonka…

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Twin Cities Housing Market Trends for February

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Orono is a seller’s market for the first time in over 12 years

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_image _builder_version=”3.0.105″ src=”https://sawickifamilyrealtors.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/Orono-Farm-Q1-2018-Postcard-Back-Graphic-Time-to-Sell.png” show_in_lightbox=”on” url_new_window=”off” use_overlay=”off” always_center_on_mobile=”on” force_fullwidth=”off” show_bottom_space=”on” /][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.0.105″ background_layout=”light”] It took 12 years, but Orono is an overall home seller’s market again The city of Orono’s Absorption Rate has fallen below a 5 months supply, to 4.9 (based on the 6 month rolling average method), for the first time since…

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Lake Minnetonka condos saw values spike in 2017, but by how much?

Lake Minnetonka

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Lake Minnetonka 2017 Year in Review: Lakefront Sales Breakdown

Lake Minnetonka

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″ _builder_version=”3.0.47″ custom_padding=”0px|0px|32px|0px”][et_pb_row custom_padding=”0px|0px|0px|0px” _builder_version=”3.0.95″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.0.98″ background_layout=”light”] It’s a new year! Now that we’ve fully recovered from the holiday season (and have all the data), let’s take a look from 30,000 feet at what sold on Lake Minnetonka in 2017, how the market trended, and make some predictions for 2018…

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August 2017 YTD Market Update

[icegram messages=”20″] These are some big time price increases. If you keep up on real estate trends in the local papers this comes as no surprise – the market still has low inventory levels and years of pent up demand to satisfy. What more is there to say? Many areas have reached historically high median…

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