Eden Prairie, MN Real Estate News

By Stieg Strand, Always showing up and working hard for you
(RE/MAX Results)
Looking for Father's Day Activities in Eden Prairie? Check out the list below and take advantage of the great outdoor amenities and restaurants that are in Eden Prairie!1. Grab Buca di Beppo to-go and head to the Splash Pad at Round Lake. 2. Hike the "Hill" at the Fredrick-Miller Spring to see views of the river valley and Valleyfair in the distance! (Plus enjoy a refreshing drink of natural spring water) followed by burgers at nearby Lions Tap.3. Pack a Picnic and Kayak at Bryant Lake! (more info on rentals here)4. Walk at Purgatory Creek Park and finish with tacos across the street at R-Taco!5. Bike the 3 mile loop around Rice Marsh Lake (for other biking loops in Eden Prairie click here) and end with burgers at Tavern 4&5. See all homes available for Sale in Eden PrairieSee all homes...
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By Kevin Dimmel, Buy and Sell Real Estate in Minnesota
(Weichert Realtors Advantage)
What is My Eden Prairie Minnesota House Worth?Price your home right with WeichertOnline home value estimates are only accurate within 10-20 percent. And many are off by much more than that.Get a complimentary, on-site Price Trend AnalysisWeichert has developed an innovative financial tool to measure current price trends and predict future ones. Kevin Dimmel a highly trained and knowledgeable real estate professional – will masterfully perform this in-depth consultation, going far beyond typical evaluations. Kevin will assess your home’s special features and amenities, unique property and specific location, and will factor them into our exclusive analysis to determine a more accurate selling price. No online home value estimator can do that.Eden Prairie is still in a Sellers’ Market with...
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By Kevin Dimmel, Buy and Sell Real Estate in Minnesota
(Weichert Realtors Advantage)
Brought to you by Kevin Dimmel  Realtor®Cell: 651-260-8597Office: 952-345-9400KDimmel@wradvantage.comKevinDimmel.com"Service with Integrity" Weichert, Realtors® - Advantage 1907 Wayzata Blvd Ste 110Wayzata, MN 55391     4 Reasons to travel with your kids Traveling with children may seem too intimidating to attempt, but while it is challenging, it also provides many benefits. Here are four reasons why traveling is good for the kids in your family. Travel offers hands-on learning experiences. What better way for your children to learn about nature, geography, architecture, and history than to actually see and touch it for themselves? Traveling exposes kids to experiences that a textbook can't teach. Travel provides a greater understanding of the world. Engaging with individuals in other ...
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By Stieg Strand, Always showing up and working hard for you
(RE/MAX Results)
Summertime in Minnesota is right around the corner! Enjoy backyard grilling, late-night bonfires, and spend a hot summer day splashing in one of the many lakes. The City of Eden Prairie has 15 lakes within the city limits- see the chart with all 15 here (some do not have public access) but below are 5 Lakes in Eden Prairie to spend time exploring around this summer. 1.  Bryant Lake - this is a great recreation lake, has boat access, a large beach, and playground. 2. Staring Lake - has a fishing pier and nice trails around the lake, which is great for long-distance running and biking (approx 2.5 miles around the lake). 3. Round Lake - this lake is popular for the 1 mile paved trail that loops in a circle around the lake...great for an easy walk, stroller ride or morning run around the la...
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By Stieg Strand, Always showing up and working hard for you
(RE/MAX Results)
Golf season has finally arrived in Minnesota! Eden Prairie has 3 (member only) golf courses that are meticulously kept and enjoyable to play.1. Bent Creek Golf Club - deigned by Don Herfort, 18 holes and 6,500+ yards from blue tees. 2. Olympic Hills Golf Club - founded in 1969, renovated in 2015 by renowned architect Ron Pritchard, it has become one of the top golf courses in Minnesota. 3. Bearpath Golf and Country Club - designed by Jack Nicklaus, this course is one of the premier courses in the Twin Cities and has an excellent country club community as well.  See Eden Prairie Golf Course Homes for Sale  See Eden Prairie Golf Course Homes for Sale
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By Stieg Strand, Always showing up and working hard for you
(RE/MAX Results)
Eden Prairie has ranked as the #1 Best Place to Live in America by Money Magazine, has  great schools, and is a vibrant family-friendly community. Enjoy hundreds of miles of trails, parks, open spaces and room to recreate...and for those hot summer days in Minnesota, spend some time splashing in your backyard pool!Below are are a few tips and things to be aware of as you consider buying a home with a pool:1.  How much maintenance is required? On average, about one hour of time and approx $100 per month (to cover unexpected repairs, parts, accessories and pool chemicals. (Ususally around $500 - $1,000 total per year) according to America's #1 Direct Source Pool Supplier.2. Ask if the owner has a "pool binder" with detailed, accurate, and regularly mainted records and notes on work that h...
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By Stieg Strand, Always showing up and working hard for you
(RE/MAX Results)
 Eden Prairie continues to be a premier residential community and home values reflect that. Eden Prairie homes values have seen historic appreciation over the last few years with a 13% average increase in home prices since 2016.  Homes on the market in Eden Prairie on average are currently receiving 98.5% of list price, indicating strong offers from buyers. We are also seeing Eden Prairie overall home prices are up 16% on average since just January.MORE STRONG TRENDS: We have seen an increase of 58% in pending sales since January and trending upwards, which is likely due to the increased foot traffic and buyers eager to get out and see homes to buy. Given the numbers we are seeing, we expect summer 2019 in Eden Prairie to be a VERY strong sellers market! See all homes for Sale in Eden P...
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By Stieg Strand, Always showing up and working hard for you
(RE/MAX Results)
Spring has finally arrived in Minnesota (or so we hope!) but summer and the outdoors is right around the corner. To make the most of your summer, consider having your kids participate in summer camp! There are several types of summer camps in Eden Prairie to choose from (link to full list below):1. Day Camps - a few options include: Camp at Community Center, Lake Riley, Teen Trek, and more. 2. Art Camps - includes: Under the Sea, Mosaic Art, Science of Slime and more. 3. Nature Camps - Zookeeper, Fishing, Lakeside Adventures, Survivor for Kids and more.4. Sports Camps - Ninja Warrior, Skyhawks Basketball, Soccer, Skateboarding and more.5. Specialty Camps - Harry Potter Magical Engineering, Safety Camp, STEM Builders and more!(here is the full page link from the City of Eden Prairie) See...
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By Stieg Strand, Always showing up and working hard for you
(RE/MAX Results)
What is the state of the current real estate market in Eden Prairie? Click on the report, it is LIVE direct from the MLS to give you the most current information available on how many days does the median listing stay on the market before it is sold, it is live, and goes back three years for context to see market trends. "Live" Eden Prairie Real Estate Report  Why Live in "EP", Well....Eden Prairie is a great place to live for a number of reasons! More than 1,000 acres of developed parkland, 120 miles of bike trails, and 13 miles of nature trails.... Eden Prairie offers a wonderful environment for anyone who loves the outdoors.EDEN PRAIRIE PARKS FINDER WEBSITEEden Prairie parks include a great selection of amenities including an archery range, skating rinks, sledding hills and ski trail...
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By Kevin Dimmel, Buy and Sell Real Estate in Minnesota
(Weichert Realtors Advantage)
5 Things To Know Before Buying A HomeBuying a new home is a big decision. After all it’s one of the largest purchases you will make. So before you jump in with both feet, pause and do your research, it’s important to understand these 5 things before you start. Know your credit score. Your credit score will be the deciding factor in whether or not you get approved for a loan. Your score will also effect the terms of the loan. The better the score, the better the terms.                                                  Know Your Expenses. There are a lot of extra expenses that go into buying and owning a home. A few things to think about: How much do you need to put down? How much are closing costs? (Both these costs will fluctuate depending on how much you’re planning to spend.) How much ...
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By Kevin Dimmel, Buy and Sell Real Estate in Minnesota
(Weichert Realtors Advantage)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       What are the most challenging aspects of the downsizing/decluttering process?Just beginning is usually the most challenging thing, because of the sentimental memories attached to items. Often, empty nesters decide to move, and when it’s time to declutter, they realize that their home is full of memories — both good and bad — of raising a family. It can be an emotional process. What suggestions do you have for dealing with especially sentimental items?1. Investigate ways to save memories with technology. (Cloud Services, Personal Server, Memory Sticks)2. If your children live ...
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By Kevin Dimmel, Buy and Sell Real Estate in Minnesota
(Weichert Realtors Advantage)
Brought to you by Kevin Dimmel  Realtor®Cell: 651-260-8597Office: 952-345-9400KDimmel@wradvantage.comKevinDimmel.com"Service with Integrity" Weichert, Realtors® - Advantage 1907 Wayzata Blvd Ste 110Wayzata, MN 55391     7 Ways to celebrate St. Patrick's Day While many people think of St. Patrick's Day as the holiday of green beer, here are seven family-friendly ways to celebrate Ireland's patron saint. Enjoy a local parade. Get the family together to watch marching bands, bagpipes and Irish step dancers in your area. Turn your food green. Dye your pancakes green, make cupcakes with green frosting or enjoy a mint milkshake as a festive treat. Eat traditional Irish food. Corned beef and cabbage or Reuben sandwiches are popular restaurant specials, or try making shepherd's pie or Irish bo...
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By Stieg Strand, Always showing up and working hard for you
(RE/MAX Results)
Spring in Minnesota means warmer weather, more outdoor activities and the start of new growth! Here are a 5 family friendly activites in and around Eden Prairie during the spring: 1. Maple Syruping - have you ever been maple syruping? March is one of the best months in Minnesota to learn about and make your very own maple syrup. See what nature centers in the Twin Cities are offering learning experiences to do Maple Syruping!  2. Get the whole family outside for the Luck o' the Lake 5K fun run in Excelsior!  3. Explore a real-life working farm at Gale Woods Farm in Minnetrista...see farm animal babies, learn about life on a working farm and more! 4. Consider getting a membership to the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum and stop in for storytime to learn about the change in seasons! 5. Check...
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By Stieg Strand, Always showing up and working hard for you
(RE/MAX Results)
Hennepin Village is a master planned 250 acre mixed use development consisting of residential townhomes, single family homes, green space, and a commercial development located on the northern edge of the Minnesota River Bluff in Eden Prairie, Minnesota.The majority of the homes built in the Hennepin Village development are townhomes. The builders association of the twin cities voted Hennepin Village Development "Best New Neighborhood" in 2004.Eden Prairie Independent School District #0272 is one of the most award winning school districts in the state of Minnesota. There are additionally a number of private schools in Eden Prairie, as well as Eagle Ridge Academy, a Public Charter School. (NOTE: Eagle Ridge Academy recently moved just north of Eden Prairie to Minnetonka)Eden Prairie is on...
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By Stieg Strand, Always showing up and working hard for you
(RE/MAX Results)
 Eden Prairie is one of the most desirable places to live in the entire United States with top schools, beautiful parks, and a high standard of living! Eden Prairie was recently highlighted by Money Magazine as the 2nd best place to live! The most economical way to "get a slice" of the Eden Prairie dream is to buy a townhome and not waste money on renting or leasing.   CURRENT TOWHOMES FOR SALE IN EDEN PRAIRIE   Top Rated   Realtor in Eden Prairie    
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By Stieg Strand, Always showing up and working hard for you
(RE/MAX Results)
The Hartford Place Courthomes are tucked near the back of the Hartford Townhome development with an extra measure of privacy.  They are one of a kind, and located conveniently in the heart of Eden Prairie within a 5 minute wak of the Eden Prairie Center. The Hartford Place Courthomes are within the public school boundaries of District 272, award winning Eden Prairie Schools. The Complex is professionally managed by First Serve, formerly known as Gittleman Property Management 952.277.2700    Eden Prairie is one of the most desirable places to live in the United States, with 170 miles of hike and bike trails, 2,250 acres of parks, and 1,300 acres of open space.  It has been voted one of the top places to live by a few different magazines, including CNN Money See all the Hartford Townhomes...
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By Stieg Strand, Always showing up and working hard for you
(RE/MAX Results)
A rare opportunity to live at your own resort! Super relaxing and functional walk out rambler in incredibly quiet neighborhood just steps to Round Lake Park, Eden Prairie High School. Tavern 4&5, Kowalski's, and more! Beautiful and tasteful updates throughout, newer Roof (2013), HVAC(2013), Windows, Doors, Driveway, Landscaping, Gas Fireplace (2015)Appliances, Pool Heater (2015) Pool Liner (2014) Stieg Strand RE/MAX Results Eden Prairie612.490.2121stieg@results.net 
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By Stieg Strand, Always showing up and working hard for you
(RE/MAX Results)
Thinking about remodeling but you are a bit fuzzy on what or where the best benefit will be if you do one thing or the other? This is a common dilemma. There are a number of factors to consider. The first of which is how much money are you willing to invest? Then, you have to consider your relative skill or lack of skill in trying to execute a project yourself like those really fun to watch DIY shows on HGTV.Now you have another critical decision to make that contrasts money and skill. It is your time! How much of your time, your pain, and your sweat are you willing to "invest/waste/practice"? Remodeling magazine has come out with a great article to help the cost versus benefit discussion with some real hard numbers. You can read all about it right HERE in an article from Realtor.com   ...
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By Stieg Strand, Always showing up and working hard for you
(RE/MAX Results)
LOWEST PRICE 2BED UNIT AT SWS BY OVER $12,000! 13570 Technology Drive #2110 Eden Prairie, MN 55344 THIS ONE WILL BE GONE QUICK - CALL/TEXT ME ASAPStieg Strand RE/MAX Results 612-490-2121Fresh "Quiet Courtyard" 2 Bed 1 Bath unit located on the second level with beautiful views of the courtyard and waterfall, heated underground parking, large open floor plan, and versatile second bedroom. New SS Appliances & Freshly painted Cabinetry. This condo has a washer and dryer in unit. Wonderful amenities including indoor basketball court, racquetball court, fitness center, sauna, party room, and outdoor patio & sand volleyball! LOWEST PRICE 2BED UNIT AT SWS BY OVER $12,000! 
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By Stieg Strand, Always showing up and working hard for you
(RE/MAX Results)
MERRY CHRISTMAS EVERYONE! 'Tis the season for family, fun, and lights! Click HERE for your "live" list of all the Christmas Light Displays with a 10 mile radius of Eden Prairie!  CLICK HERE to see ALL the Christmas Light Displays within a 10 mile radius of Eden Prairie Thinking you might want to live in the "EP" area? Click HERE to see all the available homes for sale in the Eden Prairie and surrounding areas! www.realtorinedenprairie.com 
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