Twin Cities Real Estate Blog

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Edina Realty agent Aaron Dickinson blogs all about housing experiences, trends and market stats.

Located: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Tags: twin cities, real estate, realtor, housing blog, homes

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Shadow Inventory – The Housing Market’s Boogieman on Feb 1, 2012 in Community Issues, Foreclosures and Short Sales, Info for Buyers, Info for Sellers, Market Stats, Opinion, Personal Experiences, Useless Ramblings, shadow inventoryFor years now we’ve been hearing housing “experts” talk about the shadow housing inventory.  This is apparently all the distressed housing backlog that has yet to make its way through the system. Depending on who you talk to, it m...



Minnesota Pre-Foreclosure Notices Drop to New Lows on Jan 25, 2012 in Foreclosures and Short Sales, Info for Buyers, Info for Sellers, Market StatsThe Minnesota Home Ownership Center has been tracking pre-foreclosure notices in Minnesota since the state legislature required notices to be sent to housing counselors as part of the foreclosure process in late 2008. Recent quarters have shown subst...



The Twin Cities Housing Market Has Bottomed on Jan 17, 2012 in Community Issues, Crystal Ball Projections, Foreclosures and Short Sales, Info for Buyers, Info for Sellers, Market Stats, OpinionAfter years of price declines, today I am here to say that the Twin Cities housing market has bottomed. Having sold houses for the last nine years I can tell you I’ve seen both the up and the dramatic down of our market… it has been quite...



Foreclosures and Short Sales Now Worth the Same on Jan 9, 2012 in Community Issues, Foreclosures and Short Sales, Info for Buyers, Info for Sellers, Market StatsSince the housing downturn has started, short sales always have always commanded a higher price per square foot.  Well that has now changed.  Median Sales Prices are also quickly coming together as well.  The rule of thumb in the past was that sho...



Twin Cities Home Buyers Forget to Take a Holiday on Jan 4, 2012 in Crystal Ball Projections, Info for Buyers, Info for Sellers, Market StatsWhat are normally the coldest weeks in the real estate market are this year much warmer than normal, just like our weather.  We’ve seen huge year-over-year increases in Pending Sales for months now but the weeks ending 12/17 and 12/24 saw 48%...



2011/2012 New Year’s Eve – Parties, Events & Dinner in Minneapolis, St. Paul and the Greater Twin Cities on Dec 26, 2011 in Neighborhood Info, Looking for a party or event for New Year’s Eve in the Twin Cities?  Below you will find a list of sites that cover events happening all over town.  There are lots of food, dance, theatre and music options available and many neighborhood rest...