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10 Feb 2017

Luxury Home of the Week: Aspen, Colorado

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.

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09 Jan 2017

The Glamorous Life: 3248 Dupont

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.

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02 Jan 2017

Luxury Real Estate News Vol 5

Highlights from the latest Minnesota, national, and international luxury real estate news and lifestyle stories, including articles on luxury real estate, art, collectibles and homes, from leading publications including Sotheby's International Real Estate, Mansion Global, and House Beautiful.

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25 Dec 2016

Top 10 Home Design Trends for 2017

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.

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15 Dec 2016

Tudor Perfection: 16201 Keystone

The classic Tudor form is stately, timeless, and inviting. 16201 Keystone is a perfect example of form and substance when it comes to the Tudor design. Much like the authentic Tudor specimens you might find in the Edina Country Club District, this luxury Lakeville home has authentic Old World Charm in spades. But the real Tudor love comes from the hand-crafted remodeling and high-end modern finishes that make it shine.

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01 Dec 2016

Happy 2017 from Josh Sprague

Best wishes for a wonderful holiday season! This is the time of year when we reflect on the things we are most grateful for. Within that spirit, let me thank you for your generous referrals in 2016 that made this our top-grossing year ever! Lakes Sotheby's International Realty also remained…

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03 Oct 2016

Luxury Real Estate News Vol 4

Highlights from the latest Minnesota, national, and international luxury real estate news and lifestyle stories, including articles on on luxury real estate, art, collectibles and homes, from leading publications including Sotheby's International, Mansion Global, Los Angeles Time, The Week and more.

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11 Sep 2016

Edina Country Club District History Vol I

This advertisement appeared in July, 1935 in ‘The Crier’, the neighborhood publication for the Edina Country Club District. Thorpe Brothers, the original developers of Country Club, used this tag line: “To assist you and your friends in selecting a home of sound value." True words in 1935, and still true in 2015, some 91 years after the first home construction began in the Country Club District.

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