The Skinny Blog


 

Here at MAAR, we fully understand what it means to have thousands of real estate professionals and countless home buyers and sellers rely on you for unbiased, accurate and timely information. A big part of who we are (and one of the top reasons why 8,000+ professionals are members of our association) is our market
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              Elk River lies at the crossroads of Highways 169 and 10 and at the confluence of the Mississippi and Elk rivers. If you’ve ever driven up to cabin country, odds are good that you’ve passed through it. Several notable hockey players have roots in Elk River, including Dan
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The June 2016 median sales price for residential properties has reached a new all-time high, eclipsing the previous June 2006 record of $238,000. This measure of home prices rose 5.3 percent from June 2015 to $242,000. Seller activity rose 0.5 percent since last June to 8,727 new listings. Sales activity was roughly even with last
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              The Lyndale Neighborhood is part of the Powderhorn Community and not the Calhoun-Isle Community (or “Uptown” to some). The Powderhorn boundary juts out to the west of I-35W to incorporate Whittier and Lyndale (map). Whittier and Lyndale are typically thought of as part of “Lyn-Lake,” just in case the
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              On the westernmost edge of Hennepin County between Maple Plain and Delano lies the City of Independence. It felt not just appropriate—but downright patriotic—to showcase this city exactly one day after celebrating our nation’s independence. Look at that price difference! Independence is nearly twice the price of the
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                “Land-locked” by Orono and awkwardly straddling Hwy 12 as it meanders toward Maple Plain, Independence and Delano, Long Lake occupies roughly 0.83 square miles of land near the geographical center of Hennepin County. Home prices in Long Lake have hovered slightly above those of the entire Twin
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