stieg strand realtor: Support Eden Prairie area restaurants !!! - 11/25/20 10:02 AM
***TAKE-OUT FOOD ALERT*** Skip the cooking tonight and check out this list of 35+ local restaurants in the Southwest Metro: Here are 2 favorites for Excelsior area: Joey Nova's Tonka Bay and Maynard's Restaurant of Excelsior

stieg strand realtor: 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 realtor: Shorewood Real Estate - Spring/Summer 2019 Outlook - 04/19/19 12:56 PM
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 37.5% increase in median home prices since 2016. 
Shorewood median home prices are up 24.8% since March 2018!
Given the numbers we are seeing, we expect summer 2019 in Shorewood to be a VERY strong sellers market, and an excellent time to buy as well!
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stieg strand realtor: Chaska Real Estate - Spring/Summer 2019 Outlook - 04/19/19 12:55 PM

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 17.5% increase in median home prices since 2016! 
Homes on the market in Chaska on average are currently receiving 98.5% of list price, indicating strong offers from buyers.
Chaska median home prices are up an incredible 42% just since January 2019!
Given the numbers we are seeing, and the historically low mortgage interest rates, we expect summer 2019 in Chaska to be a VERY strong sellers market, and an excellent time to buy as well!
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stieg strand realtor: Peeking ahead to Eden Prairie Summer Camps! - 04/18/19 12:33 PM

Spring has finally arrived in Minnesota (or so we hope!) but summer and the outdoors is right around the corner. To make the most of your summer, consider having your kids participate in summer camp! There are several types of summer camps in Eden Prairie to choose from (link to full list below):
1. Day Camps - a few options include: Camp at Community Center, Lake Riley, Teen Trek, and more. 
2. Art Camps - includes: Under the Sea, Mosaic Art, Science of Slime and more. 
3. Nature Camps - Zookeeper, Fishing, Lakeside Adventures, Survivor for Kids and more.
4. Sports Camps - Ninja Warrior, Skyhawks Basketball, … (1 comments)

stieg strand realtor: Living in Dog-Friendly Shorewood, MN! - 03/28/19 08:22 AM

Shorewood, MN is an outdoor oriented community - and is very dog friendly! There is endless exploring at parks, trails and beaches in Shorewood and in nearby towns that will have your furry companions enjoying time spent with you. Here are 3 great places to spend time with your dogs in Shorewood:
1) Freeman Park - the largest park in Shorewood (just over 50 acres) has plenty of open space and trails, making this a great it connects to the Lake Minnetonka LRT!
2) Crescent Beach - this quaint (hard to find, but worth it) beach sits in the heart of Shorewood/Tonka … (0 comments)

stieg strand realtor: 5 Family Friendly Activities around Eden Prairie! - 03/01/19 08:31 AM

Spring in Minnesota means warmer weather, more outdoor activities and the start of new growth! Here are a 5 family friendly activites in and around Eden Prairie during the spring:
1. Maple Syruping - have you ever been maple syruping? March is one of the best months in Minnesota to learn about and make your very own maple syrup. See what nature centers in the Twin Cities are offering learning experiences to do Maple Syruping! 
2. Get the whole family outside for the Luck o' the Lake 5K fun run in Excelsior! 
3. Explore a real-life working farm at Gale Woods Farm in Minnetrista...see farm … (1 comments)

stieg strand realtor: Hanging out with Guy Fieri on DDD at 50th and France in Edina! - 02/12/19 02:55 PM
Edina, Minnesota is a hub for shopping, activites and convenience in the Twin Cities. Spend a day exploring designer stores at The Galleria, or head to boutique shopping at 50th & France. Stop for lunch nearby at Red Wagon Pizza, a fast-casual restaurant featured on Diners, Drive-in's and Dives on Food Network with Guy Fieri or swing down to the Cheesecake Factory for a tasty dessert! If you want to add in a mid-day activity, consider heading to Centennial Lakes off France Avenue. Summer activites include mini-golf and paddle boats and in winter enjoy ice-skating and hot chocolate. Whether summer, winter, rain … (0 comments)

stieg strand realtor: Minnetonka is Top 100 Best Places to Live - 02/12/19 01:08 PM
Minnetonka, Minnesota is a beautiful suburb west of downtown Minneapolis and is one of the most desirable places to live in the Twin Cities. Enjoy convenient shopping at the Ridgedale Mall, or exploring the Minnetonka General Store. With top ranked schools, great parks and recreation, and large corporations including Fortune 500 employers, no wonder Money Magazine listed Minnetonka as one of the Top 100 Best Places to Live!

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stieg strand realtor: Family Fun and Kids Activities in Excelsior - 02/01/19 02:27 PM

The City of Excelsior is nestled along the shores of Lake Minnetonka, about 20 minutes west of downtown Minneapolis. It is a fun, family-friendly community and has activities throughout the year to enjoy with your kids! Spend a summer afternoon at The Commons Park and stop in for ice cream at Licks Unlimited or spend the 4th of July enjoying the kids parade, sandsculpture contest and fireworks over Lake Minnetonka. In September each year, stop by to participate in the annual Excelsior Apple Day, filled with live music, street dancing, food and art. At Christmas, watch the city come alive for … (0 comments)

stieg strand realtor: 4 Reasons to Live in Bloomington (Near the Mall of America) - 02/01/19 01:51 PM
As one of the biggest attractions in Minnesota, the Mall of America is a great place to live near, especially during the cold winters. It is also a great place to bring guests who come to visit you!
4 Reasons to live near the Mall of America:
1. You have a 1.2 million-gallon aquarium right in your backyard with sharks, stingrays and giant sea turtles. 
2. Endless shopping - the Mall of America is the largest retail shopping mall in the US and has over 520 stores and 50+ restaurants!
3. Afternoons of fun and adventure riding roller coasters at Nickelodeon Universe.
4. The pro-atheletes stay … (0 comments)

stieg strand realtor: Championship Golfing at Hazeltine National and Curling in Chaska - 02/01/19 08:11 AM

Chaska is a highly desirable community and has commanded national attention as Hazeltine Golf Course has been selected as the hosts of the 2028 Ryder Cup and the Chaska Curling Center has become a national training center for Team USA curlers.
With great schools and a vibrant community, Chaska real estate is a must see!
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stieg strand realtor: Chanhassen is a very Dog-Friendly Community! - 02/01/19 07:30 AM

Chanhassen, Minnesota is a fantastic dog-friendly community and a great place to spend quality time with your pets! Take advantage of the trails at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum or the off-leash trails at the Lake Minnewashta Dog Park, which was also highlighted by Mpls St Paul Magazine. In the fall, be sure to participate with your pup in the “Fall About Dogs” 5K dog-friendly race!
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See homes currently for sale in Chanhassen

stieg strand realtor: Enjoying the “great outdoors” living in Shorewood, MN - 01/31/19 10:33 AM

In Minnesota, there is no such thing as bad weather – just bad clothing! For Minnesota outdoor enthusiasts there is always something to do in Shorewood, Minnesota. Located just 30 minutes west of Minneapolis, residents enjoy over 101 acres of parkland, open space and the Lake Minnetonka LRT regional bike trail. Every year in January, Shorewood residents can experience Arctic Fever which takes place no matter the weather! Enjoy winter yoga, dog-sled rides, outdoor bonfires, fat tire bike races, ice-skating and more!
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stieg strand realtor: DUPLEX LIKE HOME in West Bloomington $419,600 (6 Bedrooms!) - 08/24/18 08:58 AM

Sprawling 6 Bedroom (3 on each level) West Bloomington Home, right next to Normandale Hills Elementary with HUGE 1/2 Acre lot that will bring you peace and serenity year round. This is "THE HOUSE" that your kids and their friends WANT to hang out! Perfect home for large family with "mother in law" style bright open spacious BRIGHT basement including 2 FULL KITCHENS & dining, family room, and spacious rec room! Extensive recent reno with windows, full kitchen remodels, all three bathrooms redone, paint, and new carpet!
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stieg strand realtor: The real estate market has plenty of "fuel" for now.... - 05/11/17 09:12 AM
With housing prices appreciating at levels that far exceed historical norms, some are fearful that the market is heading for another bubble. To alleviate that fear, we just need to look back at the reasons that caused the bubble ten years ago.
We should do a brief review of the recent past here.....Over the last decade, demand for housing was artificially propped up because mortgage lending standards were way too lenient. People that were not qualified to purchase were able to attain a mortgage anyway. Prices began to skyrocket. This increase in demand caused homebuilders in many markets to overbuild.
Eventually, the excess … (1 comments)

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