Author Archives: Ingrid Friel, Realtor, GRI, MBA

About Ingrid Friel, Realtor, GRI, MBA

Enthusiastic, knowledgeable and patient realtor specializing in the Twin Cities downtown and nearby residential properties. Experienced with first time and repeat buyers. Excellent technical skills that help you do the first pass of your search online. My top priority is to find you the best fit for your criteria when searching for your next home. When representing sellers I work collaboratively to get your house ready to list and stay in close communication throughout the selling process. We call Eden Prairie home & love to chat about everything local with anyone interested.

New Construction – Before you buy….

Take time to consider… If you are considering new construction take time to evaluate the development as a whole.  Some questions are detailed below.  You may have more leverage being one of the first lots sold but you also will … Continue reading

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Winter is a great time to buy

Much of the real estate analysis is pointing to continued tight inventory in the spring.  Winter can be a great time of year to buy if you are ready.  It may also be the best opportunity for first-time buyers who … Continue reading

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Housing shortage explained

Shortage of homes for the middle class continues Continue reading

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Twin Cities Sellers Market – Median Sale Prices Trending Up – Inventory Trending Down

If you are planning to sell and/or buy a single family home in the Twin Cities in 2017 be prepared to act quickly.  For buyers who decided to wait on the side-lines in 2016 be prepared for more of the same. … Continue reading

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Luxury Home Trends

Elegant lighting, open kitchen, beautiful neutrals. Continue reading

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First time buyers – you may be ready

Recent survey indicates that the general public may be over-estimating the amount needed for a down payment.  You can purchase for as little as 3% down.  In addition, some cities will offer down payment assistance and rural housing may require … Continue reading

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Woodbury, Stillwater, Lake Elmo – New Construction

Sunday was Vikings Football – so while my family watched another win!!!! I toured some new construction developments in the east metro.  It was a windy but beautiful day to be out.  Can’t believe it is November in Minnesota. Lake Elmo … Continue reading

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