stieg strand: FALL FAMILY FUN! Minnesota Arboretum Apple House & The Parade of Homes - 09/17/20 11:04 AM
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stieg strand: Do I really "need" to replace my siding? - 08/25/20 11:02 AM
Do I "need" to replace my siding? 
 
Many homeowners do not do exterior maintenance on their home. It is not very exciting, it takes time, and it is not cheap! For instance, how many HGTV shows spend a bunch of time and money doing siding! NONE! So, it can become something ignored or a more accurate term "deferred", which is a kind way of saying you are ignoring something for one reason or another.
 
So, lets say you buckle down, and have the home completely redone with vinyl or any number of composite exterior products for $25,000-$40,000. That can certainly do the trick, … (1 comments)

stieg strand: TOP DOLLAR TIPS FOR YOUR HOME - 08/07/20 12:46 PM
There are a number of things to do to your home to get it "show ready". Many of them are costly, and may be truly needed. There is one inexpensive yet eye affirming thing to help attract internet buyers that is obvious, but yet often overlooked.
 
 
Sealcoat your driveway!
 
The before and after is amazing and provides a strong quick boost to your home's curb appeal almost instantly. Well worth the $200-$300 depending on the conditon and size of the driveway.
 
If you are wanting sealcoating referrals, or even direct tips on prepping your home for an eventual sale, let me know.  It is a large … (0 comments)

stieg strand: Open-Concept Homes in Decline?! - 07/16/20 01:26 PM
2020 has been a challenging year, and as many people have spent more time at home it has led to some thinking about what the future of homes may look like. Here are a few of the reasons according to HGTV why open-concept homes are projected to decline in the coming years...
 
1. Noise Travel 
As we all know, noise travels and is absored by surfaces, so if there are no walls to absorb the sound, it will flow to whichever ear is present. This means the hums from kitchen appliances, television or kids can be challenging especially as more people are working from home … (1 comments)

stieg strand: Southwest Metro Real Estate Snaphot - Early April 2020 (COVID-19) - 04/08/20 12:34 PM
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stieg strand: Golden Valley Real Estate - Spring 2020 Outlook - 01/13/20 12:58 PM
Golden Valley Real Estate - Spring 2020 Outlook
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Golden Valley is a great community conveniently located 5 miles west of Minneapolis, and is home to the very popular Theodore Wirth Regional Park, which is part of the #1 Park System in America! 
Golden Valley home values have seen historic appreciation over the last few years with a 26.5% increase in median home prices since January 2016!
Homes on the market in Golden Valley on average are currently receiving 99.6% of list price, indicating strong offers from buyers. 
Golden Valley median home prices are up 9.5% just since January 2019!
  
Given the numbers we are seeing, with … (1 comments)

stieg strand: Shorewood Real Estate - Spring 2020 Outlook - 01/13/20 12:43 PM
Shorewood Real Estate - Spring 2020 Outlook
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Shorewood continues to be a highly sought after residential community near Lake Minnetonka and home values reflect that. Shorewood home values have seen historic appreciation over the last few years with an astounding 35.3% increase in average home prices since January 2016. 
Homes on the market in Shorewood on average are currently receiving 97.8% of list price, indicating strong offers from buyers.   
Shorewood median home prices are up 13.5% just since January 2019!
 
 
Given the numbers we are seeing, we expect early 2020 in Shorewood to be a VERY strong sellers market, and an excellent time to buy as well!
 
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stieg strand: Victoria Real Estate - Spring 2020 Outlook - 01/13/20 12:35 PM
 Victoria Real Estate - Spring 2020 Outlook
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Victoria is a growing, family friendly community with great schools in the southwestern metro. Victoria is the City of "Lakes and Parks", and is located in Carver County which was ranked the #1 Happiest County in America. 
Victoria home values have seen historic appreciation over the last few years with a 20.7% increase in average home prices since January 2016!
Homes on the market in Victoria on average are currently receiving 98.8% of list price, indicating strong offers from buyers. 
Victoria median home prices are up 4.5% just since January 2019!
 
 
Given the numbers we are seeing, with the added "fuel" of record low mortgage interest rates, … (0 comments)

stieg strand: Edina Real Estate - Spring 2020 Outlook - 01/13/20 12:06 PM
Find Out About the Current Home Values of Edina Real Estate for Spring 2020
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Edina continues to rank as one of the top communities in the Twin Cities. With some of the best shopping in the metro, over 40 parks, great trails and green spaces, and excellent schools, Edina is a great place to live!
Edina home values have seen historic appreciation over the last few years with a 20% increase in median home prices since January 2016!
Homes on the market in Edina on average are currently receiving 97.5% of list price, indicating strong offers from buyers. 
Edina median home prices are up 5.1% just since January 2019!
 
Given the numbers … (0 comments)

stieg strand: St. Louis Park Real Estate - Spring 2020 Outlook - 01/13/20 12:02 PM
St. Louis Park Real Estate - Spring 2020 Outlook
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St. Louis Park is a great community just a few minutes west of downtown Minneapolis, conveniently located near the Chain of Lakes, downtown theater district, shopping, universities and major league sports.
St. Louis Park home values have seen historic appreciation over the last few years with a 27.6% increase in median home prices since 2016!
Homes on the market in St. Louis Park on average are currently receiving 99.8% of list price, indicating strong offers from buyers. 
St. Louis Park median home prices are up 6.2% just since January 2019!
 
Given the numbers we are seeing, with the added "fuel" … (1 comments)

stieg strand: Chaska Real Estate - Spring 2020 Outlook - 01/13/20 11:55 AM
Chaska Real Estate - Spring 2020 Outlook
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Chaska has been growing at a continued rapid rate and is a highly desired residential community in the southwestern suburbs. 
Chaska homes values have seen historic appreciation over the last few years with a 22.2% increase in median home prices since January 2016! 
Homes on the market in Chaska on average are currently receiving 100% of list price, indicating strong offers from buyers.
Chaska median home prices are up 6.2% just since January 2019!
 
 
 
Given the numbers we are seeing, with the added "fuel" of record low mortgage interest rates we expect early 2020 in Chaska to be a VERY strong sellers market, and an excellent time to buy … (0 comments)

stieg strand: West Bloomington Real Estate - Spring 2020 Outlook - 01/13/20 11:45 AM
West Bloomington Real Estate - Spring 2020 Outlook
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Bloomington is one of the top places to live and work in the Twin Cities Metro. (Bloomington has more jobs per capita than Minneapolis or St. Paul!). Looking at the month of January over the last few years, West Bloomington homes values have seen fantastic appreciation with a 28% increase in median home sale prices since January 2016.  
Homes on the market in West Bloomington are currently receiving 100% of original list price, indicating strong offers from buyers which we expect to remain high in the coming weeks. West Bloomington median home prices are up … (0 comments)

stieg strand: Chanhassen Real Estate - Spring 2020 Outlook - 01/13/20 11:33 AM
Chanhassen Real Estate - Spring 2020 Outlook
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Chanhassen is STILL one of the Top 5 Places to Live (as ranked by Money Magazine) and home values reflect that. Looking at the month of January over the last few years, Chanhassen home values have seen fantastic appreciation with a 20.3% increase in median home prices since January 2016.  
Homes on the market in Chanhassen are currently receiving 98.9% of list price, indicating strong offers from buyers. Chanhassen average home sales price is up 13.7% since January 2018!
 
 Given the numbers we are seeing, with the added "fuel" of record low mortgage interest rates, we expect … (0 comments)

stieg strand: Minnetonka Real Estate - Spring 2020 Outlook - 01/13/20 09:47 AM
Minnetonka Real Estate - Spring 2020 Outlook
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Minnetonka ranks as one of the Top 100 Best Places to live (as ranked by Money Magazine) and home values reflect that. Looking at the month of January over the last few years, Minnetonka homes values have seen fantastic appreciation with a 19.3% increase in median home prices since January 2016.  
Homes on the market in Minnetonka are currently receiving 98.7% of original list price, indicating strong offers from buyers which we expect to remain high in the coming weeks. Minnetonka median home prices are up 6.8% since January of 2018.
 
Given the numbers we are seeing, with … (1 comments)

stieg strand: Eden Prairie Real Estate - Spring 2020 Outlook - 01/10/20 01:57 PM
Eden Prairie Real Estate - Spring 2020 Outlook
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Eden Prairie continues to be a premier residential community and home values reflect that. Looking at the month of January over the last few years, Eden Prairie homes values have seen fantastic appreciation with a 20% increase in median home prices since January 2016.
Homes on the market in Eden Prairie are currently receiving 98.9% of original list price, indicating strong offers from buyers which we expect to remain high in the coming weeks. We are also seeing Eden Prairie average home prices up 6.5% since January 2018.

 
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stieg strand: 10936 Pioneer Drive, Burnsville (Pre-MLS) $344,900 - 12/20/19 11:30 AM

 
Wow! Incredible River Hills Nieghborhood 2 Story, ready for your large or growing family with many updates, huge 20X20 vaulted addition great room, fantastic deck, fenced backyard, hot tub with gazebo w/pergola, cement driveway, and so much more....
 
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Text Stieg Strand with RE/MAX Results for your private showing or more information today!
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stieg strand: Home Builders see October spike in housing starts Nationwide - 11/28/19 10:03 AM
The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) has been reporting some strong new construction starts, sales and builder demand in October.
There are a number of reasons why new construction in most metro area's around the country are seeing continued strong demand. Builders are have a true tailwind to boost sales with interest rates at historic lows, an increase in higher demand "green" designs with energy efficient features, and an increased emphasis on community leaving with neighborhood parks, pools, and trails.  The full article and stats here...
 
 
Don't know how to start the "building exploration process?
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stieg strand: Excelsior Christmas - The Family Event of the Season! - 11/20/19 10:43 AM
Excelsior Christkindlsmarkt is a cherished German tradition with local charm and a festive holiday atmosphere held annually near Lake Minnetonka on Thanksgiving Weekend in Excelsior, MN.
In recent years, over 20,000 people have attended this weekend event which is free, open to the public and features shopping, parades, trolley rides, sing along, storytelling, Santa, and more! 
 
It will be a fun, memory-making weekend to spend with family and friends!
 
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stieg strand: Buy in the late Fall or Winter? Yes...Prices going up 3% in 2020 - 11/08/19 09:39 AM
 Fall 2019 has been projected as a great time to buy, due to continued low mortgage interest rates which are expected to stay through the end of the year.
Fall shoppers tend to save more money as there is often less competition from other buyers. Sellers who missed the summer window have a sense of urgency to sell before winter sets in and buyers go into hibernation. 
According to senior economist for the National Association of Realtors, Gay Cororaton says "The NAR expects the median price of existing homes to increase by 3% in 2020, from $269,600 to $278,500 (an increase of … (0 comments)

stieg strand: SIX Basic Steps to finding a Real Estate Agent you can trust - 11/05/19 09:37 PM
When making large buying or selling decisions it is vitally important that you choose a Realtor that not only has experience and proven results over time, but also puts you at ease "emotionally" and takes their fiduciary (loyal counseling) duties seriously.... Here are some practical tips to help the process:
Do some "online" research: Is this Realtor respected in your area, by their peers, and has strong and relevant reviews/testimonials about their performance? Do some "old school" research: Ask your friends and family who they might recommend. Is this agent active and invested in your community? (Church, Parent Boards, Sports, or … (0 comments)

 
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