2017 Real Estate Market Update

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Well, if you’ve been waiting the last few years for the best time to buy a home – you’ve already missed it!  And I’m willing to bet that if you are looking for the best time to sell, you will look back a year from now wishing you hadn’t waited. There are two components that affect a monthly mortgage payment …

2015 Woodbury Housing Statistics

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There is some terrific news that has come out of the housing market in 2015!     Woodbury closed sales are up 21%! There is currently only a 3 months supply of inventory of homes on the market.             Overall in the Twin Cities closed sales are up 17% with a 4 months supply of …

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 …

What Wealthy Buyers in Woodbury Want

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When searching for luxury homes in Woodbury wealthy home buyers rank open floor plans, smart technologies, and outdoor living space as top amenities in their home purchases.  Here are their top-ranked amenities: An open floor plan Fully automated/wired home system, which could encompass high-speed cable and integrated music systems, computerized lighting, and home monitoring systems Outdoor living space Large Kitchen …

3 Key Factors When Selling Your Home

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  1. Price – Accurately pricing your home is more important now than ever before. Gone are the days of “let’s try it at this price and see what happens”. If your home is not accurately priced when it first hits the market it will be overlooked by agents and buyers. With the large inventory of new listings, buyers and …