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            Straddling Saint Albans Bay along the southeastern shore of Lake Minnetonka and sandwiched between Excelsior and Deephaven is the City of Greenwood. As with most communities boasting a healthy stretch of navigable waterfront—regardless of urban or suburban—Greenwood homes are not only in high demand and short supply, but they
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 Get to Know 2016 MAAR President, Judy Shields Judy was recently inducted as the 2016 MAAR President. She is excited to be president and is ready to represent the real estate community and govern the association. We wanted everyone to get a chance to get to know Judy a little better so we set up an interview
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List Prices Reach New Record High as Buyer Activity Remains Strong The year got off to a mostly strong start with buyer activity and home prices rising even though seller activity was lackluster. Pending sales rose 3.5 percent to 3,033 signed contracts; new listings decreased 7.2 percent to 4,167 homes. In light of that, it’s
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            Lovingly referred to as “Frogtown” by some, Thomas-Dale is a central St. Paul neighborhood just northwest of downtown. It lies north of I-94 and west of I-35E. The neighborhood is served by the Green Line train. This area is home to the vibrant Hmong community and there are many
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            Occupying a large swath of the western shore of Lake Minnetonka, Minnetrista is about 25 miles west of downtown Minneapolis. The name literally translates to “Crooked Water” in the Dakota language. There are several other notable bodies of water within the city, including but not limited to Whaletail Lake,
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Ericsson lies in the northeastern quadrant of the Nokomis Community. The majority of Minnehaha Creek between the falls and the western edge of Hiawatha Golf Course meanders through the Ericsson Neighborhood. The area is close to major regional parks such as Minnehaha, Hiawatha and Nokomis. It is well-served by light rail with easy access to
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