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.
Waterfront homes are the most desirable luxury homes, whether lake front or ocean front, primary residence or vacation home. And in Minnesota, with more than 10,000 lakes, these luxury waterfront homes are in abundance. From serene views to boating culture and recreation, Minnesotans love their waterfront homes. Here are our top picks for Minnesota luxury waterfront homes for sale.
The Cornelia Neighborhood of Edina consists of three distinct and highly amenitized areas: Lake Cornelia, South Cornelia, and Lake Edina. The Cornelia Neighborhood itself was developed in the 1950's and 60's, with most subdivisions being built shortly after Southdale Mall was completed in 1956 as the first year-round, climate-controlled mall in the United States. Today we explore the historical linkage between Southdale Mall and Cornelia.
Millennials are the largest generation ever at 75 million. They grew up wired into technology. They eschew ownership and the maintenance that goes along with it. And they highly value the environment. These unique preferences have already begun to impact real estate trends. With that in mind, let's review the top features home buyers want in today's market.
Once the kids leave, you really start to think about downsizing, needing less space, wanting less maintenance, and desiring a different (urban) lifestyle And so you are posed with the million dollar question: where do I go from here? Here is a quick list of your Minneapolis and Edina condo options to get the conversation started.
2016 was another solid year for the Twin Cities and Edina housing markets generally. Buyer activity was up again across the region, buoyed by low rates and unemployment. Seller activity was strong but inventory still somewhat restricted. Check out the details for Twin Cities, Edina, and Edina Luxury markets, including Country Club and Parkwood Knolls.
Edina has always been a great place to raise families, do business, and learn. The city's tradition of excellence in all endeavors has made Edina a sought-after community, not only for Twin Cities residents, but for relocating clients from all across the globe. In fact, a significant portion of my business is working with transferees.
2015 was an excellent year for Minnesota Luxury Homes. In fact, this year marked a 15% increase in sales of $1,000,000+ homes, jumping from about 400 sales in 2014 to over 460 homes in 2015. Here are this year's top ultra luxury home sales in Minnesota, dominated in 2015 by the Lake Minnetonka market.