market report: Lakeville Housing Market Progress Through April 2012 - 05/02/12 01:09 AM
Lakeville is progressing nicely in its return to housing market stabilization.  According to information provided by the Regional Multiple Listing Service of Minnesota, there are currently 270 homes listed for sale in Lakeville.  In the first four months, 230 homes have been sold with another 109 with accepted offers in the process of going to closing.  The sold home total compares favorably to the year to date totals for the same period in 2011, when 205 homes were reported sold.  That's about a 12% improvement year over year.
If you're thinking about making 2012 the year of the fired landlord, it's … (0 comments)

market report: Eagan, MN First Quarter 2012 Looking Great - 03/31/12 04:53 AM
Eagan 2012 First Quarter Housing Report
Last year we reported that home sales in Eagan, MN were doing well in the first quarter. Compared to last year, inventory is down and sales are up substantially.  According to information supplied by the Regional Multiple Listing Service of Minnesota, at this time last year, there were well over 300 homes for sale in Eagan.  In comparison, there are now 246 homes for sale.  Inventory is down substantially while interest in buying is on the upswing.
Even though available homes for sale are trending significantly lower year over year, more homes have been sold.  … (0 comments)

market report: Lakeville First Quarter Market Status - 03/31/12 04:31 AM
Lakeville doing well in 2012
Last year we reported that home sales in Lakeville, MN were heating up in the first quarter. Compared to last year, inventory is down and sales are up substantially.  On March 31, 2011, total homes for sale in Lakeville totaled 338.  In comparison, there are now 270 homes for sale.  In perspective, there are about four homes available for purchase today for every five that were available last year at this time.
Even though available homes for sale are trending significantly lower year over year, more homes have been sold.  Total homes sold in Lakeville in … (0 comments)

market report: Apple Valley MN First Quarter Year 0ver Year Market Comparison - 03/31/12 04:11 AM
2012 Is A Breakout Year For Apple Valley
Last year we reported that home sales in Apple Valley, MN were heating up in the first quarter.  Now, although 2011 had a great start, it pales in comparison to 2012.  Compared to last year, inventory is down and sales are up, and not just a little bit.
On March 31, 2011, total homes for sale in Apple Valley totaled 295.  In comparison, there are now 211 homes for sale.  In perspective, there are fewer than three homes available for purchase today for every four that were available last year at this time.
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market report: Farmington Market Report March 15, 2012 - 03/15/12 03:14 AM
Farmington Market Report March 15, 2012
Farmington, MN is one value location that buyers may want to add to their wish lists.  According to data supplied by the Regional Multiple Listing Service of Minnesota,there are 145 active residential listings, and about a third of them are priced at or below $150,000.  Farmington has fewer homes for sale than were on the market last year at this time, but it's not too late to take advantage of the great value in this affordable and desirable community.
First time home buyers waiting for the perfect time to make that lifestyle upgrade may already … (0 comments)

market report: Lakeville Market Update March 15, 2012 - 03/15/12 01:59 AM
Lakeville Market Update March 15, 2012
Lakeville, MN is in the process of a successful spring buying season.  With total residential sold units running well ahead of 2011 and more optimistic employment numbers, demand could have an upward effect on sale prices this spring.
According to data supplied by the Regional Multiple Listing Service of Minnesota, there are currently 276 active residential listings in Lakeville.  88 sellers have accepted offers that are pending closing, and 131 homes have been sold since the beginning of 2012.  Year over year, this represents an increase of about 26% over the 104 homes sold in … (0 comments)

market report: Apple Valley Market Update March 15, 2012 - 03/15/12 01:39 AM
Apple Valley, MN could face a shortage of available homes for sale during the spring buying season.  With total residential sold units running substantially ahead of 2011 and more optimistic employment numbers, demand could have an upward effect on sale prices this spring.
According to data supplied by the Regional Multiple Listing Service of Minnesota, there are currently 219 active residential listings in Apple Valley, fewer than were on the market on this date in 2011.  105 sellers have accepted offers that are pending closing, and 108 homes have been sold since the beginning of 2012.  Year over year, this represents … (0 comments)

market report: Apple Valley Residential Sales Up 15% in 2011 - 01/05/12 03:27 AM
Apple Valley MN Residential Sales Increased 15% In 2011
Apple Valley has had a substantially improved year for sales of residential real estate.  According to the Regional Multiple Listing Service of Minnesota, there were 711 residential sales in 2011, which is approximately 15% more than the 617 tallied in 2010.  
While there are many ways to measure market trends, the total units sold represents buying interest and also suggests that there may have been more qualified buyers in 2011.  2011 sales did not exceed 2009 which totaled 791.  2009 and the beginning of 2010 were the years of the homebuyer tax … (2 comments)

 
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