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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It wasn’t until high school that realtor and business partner Kate Wall remembers having a Thanksgiving meal at home in her family’s dining room. Instead, her childhood tradition included an annual family camping trip north of Santa Barbara, California, where her family and three other families gathered for a holiday meal, slept in tents, and, as she says, “lived to tell about it!” Check out Kate’s mom’s recipe for stuffing.

Realtor Kate Wall, Dr Mike Wall, Mary (Kate's Mom), Nephew Peter - 2006

The upcoming holiday season stirs up memories as we host and attend gatherings of all shapes and sizes – although even the heartiest Minnesotans won’t be camping out for Turkey Day. Nonetheless, holidays get us thinking about our homes and even our…

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Realtor Jon Ness offers tips for home buyers and sellers.

A Fall Primer of Tips for Home Buyers and Sellers from Jon Ness, Realtor and Partner

This month, Jon Ness, Realtor and Partner, follows up on last month’s blog post with Barry Berg, Realtor and Partner. Barry explained “why” now is the time to get ready to buy or sell your home and Jon offers “what” you can do in the upcoming weeks if you’re thinking about buying or selling your home.

Autumn is sharing its full splendor these days. There are weekend trips up North to enjoy the outdoors and tailgating parties to cheer on your favorite teams. It’s also the season of prep work if you’re thinking about buying or selling a home in the spring.

Sure, it seems like there is plenty of time, right? However, Berg Larsen Group partner Jon Ness says, “The…

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Barry Berg -Founder, Business Partner and Realtor

Now is the Time – Barry Berg’s Top Four Things to do this Fall

Without hesitation, Barry Berg clarifies why now is the time to think about buying or selling a home, but more importantly, what you need to do during September and October. We asked him to elaborate, and here’s what he wants you to know.

Sellers: Prepare for the Spring 2023 Market

We’re barely done with summer and haven’t even started fall in Minnesota, yet the next few months are more critical than ever for preparing your home to sell in the spring. Sellers often have questions about which projects to undertake. The Berg Larsen Group says the most significant and necessary undertaking is decluttering and preparing for photos and…

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2240 West Lake of the Isles | Situated on the west side of Lake of the Isles, this elegant and sophisticated Colonial luxury home offers spectacular views of the lake and an interior ready for an active household. Superbly maintained, the wood floors are in pristine shape and throughout the main floor. Large windows offer abundant natural lighting throughout the dining room, living room, and sunroom. Off the sunroom is a beautiful private paver terrace with a fenced rear yard. The center island kitchen is a cook's dream! Large center-island, high-end stainless appliances, breakfast dining area, and abundant space for hustle and bustle around dinner time. 

All bedrooms are on the second and third floors of the home. The main bedroom suite offers a…

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We certainly recognize that these are unique times. Your health and safety are our paramount concerns, followed closely by getting your home sold and closed. The Berg Larsen Group remains proactive in monitoring the state and local guidelines for best practices. 

We know there are buyers who are out looking and need to find a place to live. We are not recommending taking homes off the market, but rather to stay the course and make the property available to those who want to see it.

(For those getting their home ready for market) For the time being, for the reasons mentioned above, we recommend allowing us to continue to list your home on MLS as we have been planning.

For showings on your home we recommend the following actions:

  • No open…

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We recognize that these are increasingly challenging times for clients like who are actively looking to buy your next home. The tight inventory levels make it important to act when new real estate comes on the market. As the Twin Cities, and our nation, deal with the threat of COVID-19, our goal is to make this process as smooth as possible and to offer the following services to maintain your health, safety, and peace of mind:

  • Virtual Tours - We are happy to preview homes you're interested in by offering a virtual tour. Ask questions during a live video tour or we can send you a recording.
  • Email Notes and Seller's Disclosures - Often there are Seller’s disclosure documents and notes associated with the listing that are not available to…

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Berg Larsen Group Successful Realtors in Minneapolis and Edina

Every Spring, the Berg Larsen Group works with an organization that is close to a team member and helps raise awareness and proceeds for them. This April and May, we will be donating $100 to Youth Frontiers with every new listing we put on the Twin Cities real estate market. Our team member, Kate Wall, was introduced to the organization four years ago from a client, Patty Beadle, board and staff member for Youth Frontiers. Having first been invited to an ethical leadership luncheon, Kate loved what she learned about the organization and was soon invited to be on the organizing committee for the ethical leadership lunch, an annual fundraiser.

"Youth Frontiers’ Mission is to provide schools with experiences that inspire character, civility, and…

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Congratulations Kate Wall!

A Twin Cities real estate expert, team member Kate Wall is hardworking and committed to helping her clients to a successful closing. With a wealth of knowledge on local neighborhoods, schools, and property values, she isn't just a realtor, but an active member of the community who listens, cares and delivers success for her home sellers and buyers.

1729 Humboldt Ave #2 Listed and Sold by Kate Wall

What are your goals in real estate? Let Kate Wall and our team work with you to deliver our experience and expertise to your benefit. 

 

 

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Two years ago, Gary Anderson, a colleague of ours in the Coldwell Banker Burnet Minneapolis Lakes office, was diagnosed with Frontotemporal Degeneration (FTD), the most common form of dementia for people under 60. Due to the quick acting and debilitating disease, Gary was forced to retire early as a realtor.

Joining the fight against Frontotemporal Degeneration
Gary and Nanci Anderson with their Growing Family

This Spring, we invited Gary’s wife, Nanci, to join our sales team. Working full time as a vice president for a company and taking Gary’s former real estate business, Nanci is committed and hardworking (a Superwoman), both for her family and for our team. Needless to say, Gary’s diagnosis and progressive form of dementia was a shock to the family and has altered their lives radically. Nanci,…

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