What’s Wrong With Woodbury’s Housing Market?

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A year ago homes were selling faster than we could put a sign in the yard.  The combination of interest rates near 3.5% and record low inventory made for an extremely active housing market in Woodbury.  Homes increased in value nearly 13% last year and home sales were up over 25% compared to the year prior. Fast forward 12 months …

5 Things That Turn Off Luxury Homebuyers

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Luxury homebuyers are demanding and have certain expectations that have to be met.  If you want to make the best first impression and appeal to even the most critical of luxury homebuyers, follow these five simple steps. 1.  Overpricing Luxury homebuyers are capable of buying high-end homes because they are savvy investors.  These buyers are not about to consider making …

A Recent Success Story

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Located in one of Woodbury’s finest communities – Wedgewood Valley, this home featured unique architectural details and a one-of-a-kind lot that the I felt needed to be the focal point of my marketing plan.  Through the use of high-end photography and video at different times of the day (including after dark), we were able to capture these details and tell …

Are You Frustrated With Your Luxury Realtor?

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Are You Frustrated With a Lack of Results?  Tired of Hearing Excuses From Realtors?  So am I. As a Real Estate Broker with over 15 years of experience, I’m appalled at the excuses and lack of effort I have seen in the real estate industry recently. You deserve better. Especially in a luxury market, there is no room for excuses. …

Wade Sells More Luxury Homes in Woodbury Than Any Other Realtor

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The luxury market in Woodbury has picked up the last 12 months and I expect this trend to continue.  If you are considering selling your home in 2014, there are some important facts to consider before selecting an agent to represent you. First, there have only been 9 sales in Woodbury over $750,000 the last 12 months – Wade Hanson …

Woodbury, MN Luxury Homes

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Woodbury’s luxury home market continues to improve.  Towards the end of 2013 we began to see some “move up” activity in the market as more and more homeowners continue to come out from underwater in their current homes.  Wedgewood led the way with two of the most expensive homes sold in Woodbury in 2013 – both located on Wedgewood Point. …

Preparing Your Home To Sell

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Woodbury’s housing market is experiencing extremely low inventory, demand is soaring and sellers may think that their home will move in mere minutes and at an inflated price. These dreams of big prices and warp speed sales can end up becoming a major disappointment for sellers if you aren’t willing to follow a few simple steps prior to putting your …

Woodbury Neighborhood Statistics 2013 Compared to 2012

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How does 2013 compare to 2012 and what neighborhoods have seen the most activity? Stonemill Farms outperformed all other neighborhoods when it comes to the number of homes sold.  This is mostly due to the number of new construction homes that were sold in 2013. While Stonemill experienced solid appreciation in 2013, Wedgewood continues to see the greatest appreciation year …

Should I List My Home For Sale During The Holidays?

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With the holidays approaching, sellers often wonder if they should keep their properties on the market or take them off. Or if they haven’t listed their homes yet, should they wait until after the first of the year? Maybe hold off until spring? There tends to be less inventory around the holidays, so in my opinion it’s a good time …