Spring Charity

During April and May, as we celebrate the coming of green grass, the blooming of flowers and the warming of our lakes, we will be donating $100 for every new listing we put on the market to the local non-profit People for Parks. We’ve asked each Berg Larsen Group agent how they use the local park systems and what they enjoy most about it. Here’s a look at how business partner and professional Realtor Chad Larsen enjoys our park system.

What are some of your favorite features of the park system?
Chad: “I drive the Minneapolis parkways, part of the Grand Rounds Scenic Byway System, daily on my way to my office, to appointments, and on the way home. They are special to me, as it allows me to take in the beautiful…

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The Spring Selling Season: New Listings by Month

The Twin Cities Spring real estate market is a bit of a chicken and egg question.  Do the buyers come out first, then the sellers respond by putting their homes on the market? Or, do the sellers put their homes on the market drawing out buyers?  What we've seen as a general trend in the Twin Cities, is; over the years, there has been a reliable pattern that sellers begin to put homes on the market in February, after the Super Bowl. From there, the numbers of new listings per month continues to rise.  It will be interesting to see how the 2017 market plays out.

The real estate market in Minneapolis' Southwest neighborhoods, as demonstrated in the chart below, displays the typical cyclical nature of the…

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