Woodbury Luxury Home Sales

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Luxury home sales in Woodbury fell drastically in 2016 compared to 2015.  There were only 15 closed transactions in Woodbury over $700,000 in 2016 versus 30 closed sales the previous year.  Now more than ever you need to be working with a professional that has a proven track record in the upper-bracket!

What’s Unique About Luxury Home Buyers?

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Luxury home buyers and sellers approach the process of buying and selling luxury real estate differently from other people.  That’s not just because the prices ranges they deal in usually have one or two extra zeroes; it’s also because of their mindset.  Here are a few of the characteristics I’ve discovered that have helped me succeed in luxury real estate: …

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 …

Wedgewood Home Values

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The Wedgewood area continues to be one of the most high demand areas for luxury buyers in Woodbury.  The amenities such as walking trails, parks, golf course, tennis courts and one of Woodbury’s favorite dining establishments – David’s Chophouse makes Wedgewood a unique neighborhood. Currently there are only 10 active listings in the Wedgewood area (including Wedgewood Valley, Wedgewood Heights …

Woodbury Luxury Home Sales

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The media has reported that the housing market is rebounding, right? Activity is up, sales are up, inventory is shrinking and prices are on the rise. Not so fast! As a Broker that focuses on the luxury home market I can tell you we have a ways to go. While closed sales overall are up about 10% over last year …

Lessons Learned From The Donald

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For most people, hearing the words, “You’re fired,” can be discouraging. For me, it actually felt good—especially coming from an icon like Donald Trump. I had fought my way through hundreds of thousands “Apprentice wannabes,” competed against some of the best and brightest business professionals in America, and made it to the final 11! While I set out to win, …

Luxury Real Estate Professionals?

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I recently attending a meeting with several other “luxury” Realtors around the Twin Cities Metro and it still amazes me how even in the upper bracket home market agents simply want to do a “deal” and make a buck.  First, none of them are doing anything to advertise the homes they have listed and when several of us were asked to …