Author Archives: Bob Gilbert, GRI

About Bob Gilbert, GRI

Realtor with Edina Realty, Prior Lake, MN

6 Things You Need to Know About the Twin Cities Real Estate Market

It’s a great time to be a seller in the Twin Cities market Continue reading

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Two of the Worst Listing Photos

No, I’m not going to actually show you bad photos.  For one, the real estate agent that used them might be offended if I did.  And for another, it just plain wouldn’t be nice.  So I’m just going to tell you … Continue reading

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10 Reasons A Homebuyer Needs an Agent

Why do you need a real estate agent when buying a home? Because they can save you both time and money! Continue reading

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2014 – The Real Estate Mystery Market

“There’s something happening here – and what it is ain’t exactly clear” – lyrics from the Buffalo Springfield song For What It’s Worth.  That was from way back in the 60’s.  Who would have ever thought that the words would be … Continue reading

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5 Questions to Ask Your Realtor if You’re Selling

I lost!  A listing, that is….from a friend no less!  How did I let that happen??  Because they say that I’m too close to them – and that’s OK with me.  They are indeed friends and sometimes it’s best not … Continue reading

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2014: What’s A Millionaire To Do?

What’s the best alternative to stocks and bonds for 2014?  According to a survey by Morgan Stanley Wealth Management, it’s real estate. Learn why here:  What’s A Millionaire To Do With 464 properties on the market in the Minneapolis area … Continue reading

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Spring is Here (at least in the world of real estate)!

You’d never guess it from looking outside – or even worse, walking outside – but in the world of real estate, spring is indeed here already.  I’ll never understand why, but buyers tend to come out as soon as the … Continue reading

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2013 Housing Stats – Minneapolis Area

If you’d like to know what happened in the Minneapolis area housing market in 2013, this is the report for you: 2013 Annual Report It’s rather lengthy but provides extensive data on the housing market. As always, I’m available to … Continue reading

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2013 Housing Stats for Minneapolis

2013 was a good year for real estate in the Minneapolis area.  This video will give you the details: The Monthly Skinny 2014 is projected to be another good year, with modest (single digit) price increases expected.  Interest rates are … Continue reading

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Boomerang Buyers Could Boost Housing Market | RISMedia

Just because you might have experienced a short sale or foreclosure in the past, it doesn’t mean you can’t buy another home if enough time has passed: Boomerang Buyers Could Boost Housing Market | RISMedia.

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