2017 has already proven to be a record-breaking year for luxury homes and estates. In Minnesota, we've already had 231 closed sales of $1M+ luxury homes, a 30% increase over last year at this same time! What is even more impressive is the growth in ultra luxury home sales over $2,000,000. Let's take a look at the top 5 Minnesota luxury homes and estates sold this year.
Real estate marketing is more important than ever to selling a home. With creative and effective marketing, you will reach the right buyers faster, and sell the home quicker and for more money. Here are the most important marketing ideas that are often overlooked when selling a home in the digital era.
Selling a Minnesota home in the spring time takes the right expertise and advice, in order to maximize the sales price for the home. Generally, Minnesota sales peak in June, making the first few months of the year integral to preparing a home for sale effectively. Here are our top tips for maximizing equity when selling in the spring market.
One of the greatest times of the year for home lovers happens in early March, as we transition into the annual Spring Parade of Homes Tour, which runs from Saturday, March 4, to Sunday April 2, 2017. What is great about the Spring Parade of Homes is you get a first-hand look at the latest in design trends, architecture, and interiors. This year, we are representing a beautiful new home in the Normandale Park Neighborhood that is beautiful, sustainable, and an amazing value for new construction in Edina.
Award-winning author Margaret Atwood once said, “the Eskimos had fifty-two names for snow because it was important to them; there ought to be as many for love.” All over the world we are drawn to snowy peaks for our love of reflection, recreation and escape – in search for the freshest powder and access to renowned mountains. Our Sotheby's International Luxury Home of the Week comes from Aspen, Colorado.
Nothing excites me more than a turn-of-the-century Minneapolis lakes area home. The woodwork. The leaded glass windows. The tall, carved doors. The glass knobs. The front porch. There is a certain timeless elegance to be found in these great homes in Calhoun-Isles neighborhoods. What makes 3248 Dupont so exceptional is it has all of the old world charm, combined with the very best in modern amenities.
2016 proved to be a ground-breaking year for many trends in building and design, including a further merging of technology and our homes. But with the digital age also comes a yearning for quiet, contemplative, warm spaces where we can recharge in, well, a more analog way. With that in mind, here are the top 10 trends in home and design for 2017.