We are all a bit Irish.... this weekend!

Dated: March 14 2024

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A fact filled 60 seconds on the media hyped "buyers market"
Saint Patrick's Day is coming this Sunday March 17th.

There are a number of things to do for all ages in the area.

Since 1967, the very vibrant and mighty popular Saint Patrick's Day Parade (and many other events) in downtown Saint Paul.
You can get all the green details by clicking on the
"Irish Elvis" just below!

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Pot of Gold "Kids" Treasure Hunt
(Mustard Seed Garden Center in Chaska)

Schram Haus Brewery 
Saturday the 16th Noon-10pm

Eden Prairie Mall
Kids "Spring Fling" 

Saturday the 16th 11am-1pm

The Luck of the Lake 5k Event in Excelsior
All Day Saturday the 16th 
(O' there is plenty to to do,
even if you aren't a runner!)

Obrien's "Public House" in downtown Shakopee
(Events all weekend)

Wild Prairie
Harley Dealership

Win a Harley Party "Lucky Roll"

Bear Cave Brewery in downtown Hopkins
(Events all weekend)

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This week saw a bit of a slowdown in new listings, down by about 15% and closed sales as well. While that was true, the buyers were out in force this week and homes were selling rapidly with a spike in homes going from active to pending with nearly a 25% increase (91 from 73) from the previous week. 

Weekly Home Sales Statistics
Bloomington, Chanhassen, Chaska,
Eden Prairie,Edina,Hopkins,
Minnetonka, Shorewood, & Victoria

* 105 homes listed for sale  
(126 the previous week)
* 91 homes to pending status 
(73 the previous week)
* 41 homes sold (closed ) 
(86 the previous week)
* 13 median days to pending  
(9 the previous week) 
* $287 ppsqft average sold 
($297 the previous week ) 

*ppsqft = price per (above ground) sq ft

THIS WEEK reports:




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