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.

Legos – great toys on a budget – Rent Toys site! Check-out

I joined the free neighborhood site called Nextdoor and I love it!  Great info for things going on in the neighborhood, items for sale, tips on almost anything.  Here is an excerpt from a post this week. Let us know … Continue reading

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Dakota County Senior Housing Information and Options

In researching Eagan and Dakota County I came across information on the Facebook page regarding Affordable Senior Housing.  This was useful information to me so thought I’d share it along.  When transitioning from a single family home to apartment living … Continue reading

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NYC’s High Line in St Paul

I stumbled across “The Line” online magazine this evening while searching for some city news.  What a great source of local information current and coming up. The plans to make the river more of a feature to St Paul residents … Continue reading

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If purchasing home from a foreign person…

My friends at Title One provided some useful information on purchasing a home from a foreign person.  Keep this in mind for upcoming purchases. Here’s a short summary… The following article was written for us by Barbara A. Olson, a … Continue reading

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Radiant Heat Flooring – yes, you want this

Yes, it is the last day of July and soooo hot.  But fast forward 5 months and you will wish you had radiant heat in your bathroom 🙂  I sold nearby home in Eden Prairie with a fabulous system which … Continue reading

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Builders in the Twin Cities Area – construction is slow & steady

Click on the chart to make it bigger.  YTD most permits in Woodbury.  Have you been in the area lately?  In addition to homes, retail and dining are also booming.  Followed by Mtks, Edina, Apple Valley then Mpls – YTD. … Continue reading

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23 Things Every First-Time Homebuyer Should Know

A very comprehensive list of items from our friends at HGTV.  Location is #1.  As buyers consider moving out-and-out from the metro perhaps for better value or new construction it is worth studying the hidden costs of the commute/lifestyle.  Ask … Continue reading

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