Trust and expertise transform real estate from ordinary to extraordinary, which was paramount for Hunt Greene and Jane Piccard. After 37 years in their picturesque Lake Minnetonka residence, Hunt and Jane recently transitioned to a nearby townhome. Their journey was marked by a steadfast partnership with the Berg Larsen Group.

“Barry Berg’s name is synonymous with excellence in the Minnesota real estate scene, “ says Hunt, who first met Barry during their time at Harvard Business School in the ‘70s.

When Hunt and Jane first arrived in Minnesota in 1976, Barry was there to guide them through the purchase of their initial home. A decade later, they sought Barry's expertise to sell their first house and transition to the stunning Lake Minnetonka…

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In certain aspects of life, professionals turn to other professionals for expert guidance. Doctors consult with fellow doctors, lawyers seek advice from their legal peers, and Realtors like Denise H. choose the Berg Larsen Group.

After dedicating nearly two decades to helping others buy and sell homes in the Twin Cities, Denise found herself ready to part with her own home of 38 years and embrace condo living. Recognizing the significance of this transition, she sought the support of seasoned industry professionals, ultimately turning to the Berg Larsen Group. 

Throughout her real estate career, Denise had crossed paths with Barry Berg and Chad Larsen on several occasions.

“I always had respect for the way they did business,” Denise reflects.…

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After two decades in Deephaven’s picturesque, resort-like neighborhood of Cottagewood, Deb and Dan decided it was time to embark on the next chapter of homeownership. They were ready to return to the city and take advantage of the ease of condo living.

Their quest for an urban abode led them on a Zillow search, but the places they found were bland at best—however, a particular address on Humboldt Ave. S., a captivating 110-year-old building with seven units, repeatedly caught their eye, even though it didn’t have all their initial wish-list items.

Cue Chad Larsen from the Berg Larsen Group. What unfolded next was a seamless transition guided by expertise, unparalleled service, and a touch of serendipity. They sought Chad’s counsel because they felt…

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A.M sold her condo with the Berg Larsen Group team of realtors, here she is with her two dogs on a sunny day.A.M and her two dogs.

Lifestyle changes come in all shapes and sizes - some even have wagging tails. 

When A.M. unexpectedly adopted her second dog during the pandemic, condo living no longer felt like the right fit. Looking for a backyard and more space while working remotely, the appeal of listing her downtown unit at The Carlyle continued to grow.  

Find a Realtor that Listens and Provides Solutions  

A.M. interviewed three Realtors, one of which was her neighbor Chad Larsen from the Berg Larsen Group. While talking to other Realtors, A.M. was told that she would have to move out of her condo while it was on the market. She explained to Chad that this was not feasible, and instead of pushing her to reconsider, they created a…

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Buying a condo is unique to buying a new home - you’re also becoming part of a community. It requires different considerations and detailed expertise in evaluating the opportunity. Fortunately, for Berg Larsen Group clients the team brings first-hand knowledge and experience.

Following the sale of a single-family house, Joseph W. and Raul F. had been renting a condo for several years. Tired of unreliable building maintenance and rent increases, they were ready to pursue a different option and had simple criteria: To be within walking distance of a park, preferably on the perimeter of a lake, and they wanted to own a condo. They turned to Barry Berg for guidance, who helped them find the right place - a luxury penthouse in Bloomington.

Envision…

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Aaron and Esther Voss - Sold with the Berg Larsen Group

Aaron Voss considers the experience of selling his home with the Berg Larsen Group as “a blessing”. Aaron was introduced to the group seven years ago after his company, Classic Home Painting, was contacted by Kate Wall, business partner and realtor with the Berg Larsen Group, for a project at her personal residence. Kate immediately recognized the quality of their work and has been recommending Classic Home Painting to her clients ever since, building the foundation for a long-standing professional relationship that continues today.

The Background

In October 2022, Aaron Voss sold his “castle” in Eagan with the help of the Berg Larsen Group so that he could build his dream home in Naples,…

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Sometimes coming home really is as easy as it seems - as long as you have the right help.

Katherine and Joe Chaves learned that truth while moving halfway across the country with the help of the Berg Larsen Group. Joe, a Minnesota native, and his wife Katherine met while studying at the University of Michigan six years ago. After graduating, the couple moved to the east coast, living and working in New York until 2021 when they became pragmatic about their lifestyle goals as they welcomed their first child. They decided to return to Joe’s roots, and start their family in Minnesota.

Outlining Criteria

To prepare for the move, Katherine and Joe started looking at homes online, pinpointing neighborhoods in Southwest Minneapolis and first-ring…

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Realtor Barry Berg has sold this property six times in Minneapolis. Believe it or not, realtor Barry Berg has sold this Lake Harriet property SIX times.

The average American will move 11 times throughout his or her life. Those moves may be a relocation, a local shift into a larger home to raise a family, or a downsize from a large empty nest to a more manageable condo or townhouse.

No matter the reason, when it’s time to sell your house and find a new home, wouldn’t it be nice to work with the same group each time you move? That’s why clients come back to the Berg Larson Group over and over again.

One couple has worked with the Berg Larsen Group three times over the past 25 years, seeking support for moves from lakeside living, to a vibrant condo in the heart of downtown, to a larger home in the suburbs. The…

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Technology makes it easier to hunt for a new home from afar, but a trusted partner who cares about helping you find the right fit makes relocation an entirely different – and welcome – process. 

From as far afield as Singapore to more common relocations from the East or West Coasts, clients appreciate how quickly Berg Larsen Group agents help them find their way home in the Twin Cities. 

Clients say the keys to a successful relocation are working with an agent who quickly gets to know you and your taste and then offers the best possible counsel, steering you towards ideal fits and away from potential disasters. 

Moreover, it’s about getting to know iconic neighborhoods in the Twin Cities: the Minneapolis chain of lakes, Lake Minnetonka, Edina,…

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Pro-to-Pro

The Twin Cities is home to many successful professionals -- doctors, lawyers, business and non-profit executives, bankers, IT leads, and more.

Employers like 3M, Target, Best Buy, Medtronic, General Mills, and many others attract and retain peers who bring a high level of knowledge, integrity, and responsiveness to every interaction. When it comes to buying or selling an executive home, could they possibly expect that same level of professionalism from their real estate agent?

Berg Larsen Group clients unequivocally say, “Yes”. They use descriptors like precise, exact in their technique, meticulous, educated, nimble, patient, and generous with their time.

A local physician says, “They brought precision and brilliance to the…

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