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July 2019

Found 4 blog entries for July 2019.

Star Tribune reporter Kim Palmer's article this weekend had people talking.

The headline? What do Twin Cities millennial home buyers want? Not what boomers are selling.

Millions of millennials (the generation born between 1981 and 1996) are entering prime home-buying age, creating an intense demand for starter homes in popular urban neighborhoods. At the same time, millions of baby boomers are trying to downsize from the homes where they raised their families, creating a supply of big suburban homes.

But tastes and lifestyles have shifted in the decades since many of those homes were built. Today, buyers of all ages — but especially millennials — tend to prefer smaller, more modern-style houses in walkable neighborhoods near urban

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Agents, take note! This closing gift is a major winner! 

When Dan came to me and told me his idea of throwing a housewarming party for his client as a closing gift, my first thought was -- holy cow, this guy gets it!

Dan had worked with Carrie* (not her name) for years, selling her home last year and helping her land her dream home this spring. They have the kind of relationship agents dream of so it made sense that Dan and his husband Paul would do something very personal for Carrie’s closing gift.

If you know Dan and Paul, you know it makes total sense that they would get excited about throwing a party. I mean, they are the life of the party! And they love hosting. So getting to do something special for their client -- i.e. throwing her an

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Things To Do: July 20th

Minnehaha Falls Art Fair

Minnehaha Falls, Minneapolis

10am to 5pm


(Photo Credit: Minnehaha Falls Art Fair)

Event Info: Celebrate dozens of local artists at the 1st annual Minnehaha Falls Art Fair.  Peruse a wide variety of mediums including paintings, ceramics, textiles, screen-printing, woodworking, photography, and more. 

Visit their website for information on vendors, food and parking.

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International Festival of Burnsville

Nicollet Commons Park, Burnsville

3pm to 9pm

(Photo credit: City of Burnsville & Sue Lund Photography)

Event Info: Burnsville is a city that truly values & celebrates cultural diversity! During this event guests

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Don’t have a green thumb? Or maybe you don’t have space in your yard for a garden? Don’t worry. If you want to load up your fridge with beautiful fruits and veggies grown locally here in Minnesota, there are so many wonderful farmers’ markets in the Twin Cities to check out.

In The East Metro? Start Your Weekend at the Saint Paul Farmers’ Market

Located in Lowertown Saint Paul near CHS Field, this is a must stop on the weekends (open Saturdays, May 4 - October 26, 7am-1pm & Sundays, May 5 - October 27, 8am-1pm).

But what I didn’t know is that they have other satellite locations open during the week! And the list is long. Check it out here. 

Vendor to check out? Golden Fig 

Work in Downtown Minneapolis? Fill Up On Fresh Produce at

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