twin cities real estate market: The Perils of Overbuilding - 01/07/14 01:39 AM
 
The Perils of Overbuilding
 
When does a big house become too much house?
 
I toured one of these overbuilt homes in western Wisconsin a few weeks ago.  The architect builder took an existing structure and turned it into a two-year remodeling project.  The scope of the project appears to have gotten a bit out of hand, and now he's faced with a mansion that won't appraise and won't sell.
He's proud of the house and I don't blame him.  Some might describe the house as an architectural masterpiece, with innovative design and ultra-high quality finishes and features.  The … (5 comments)

twin cities real estate market: Spring is Arriving Late in Minnesota, Which May Be Helping Our Real Estate Market - 05/10/08 12:57 PM
It's nearly mid-May and spring is nearly a month behind the calendar in the Minneapolis and Saint Paul area.
Graduation time is less than a month away and usually trees are budding, people are putting in gardens and mowing lawns.  But this year, the Twin Cities area has been plagued by a longer than average winter, with recent snowfalls and cool, rainy weather.  Even mosquito season is behind schedule!
Minnesotans are, for the most part, stoics who tend to ignore less than perfect weather.  But in the upper Midwest, folks are understandably impatient to see spring arrive.
The flip side of this … (4 comments)

 
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