February 2015

Found 10 blog entries for February 2015.

The 2015 Spring Parade of Homes – the event many homebuyers wait for all winter – is upon us, kicking off tomorrow, February 28. This spring, the tour includes 11 Edina homes for sale, priced from $750,000 to more than $1.5 million.

Since space prohibits reviewing all 11 homes for sale in Edina, we thought we’d pick the least and most expensive and the one in the middle of the price range. So, let’s have at it!

Normandale Park

Number 254 on the Spring Parade of Homes tour is a home built by JMS Custom Homes. Located in the Edina School District, in the Wyman Place community, this two-story home offers 3,588 square feet of living space, which holds 5 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms.

If you’re looking for a home for sale in the Normandale Park

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The Fieldhouse in Plymouth, Minnesota provides plenty of things to do for everyoneg. Whether you want to join a sports league or just enjoy walking or jogging, you can do it at the Fieldhouse. Here's what you will find at the Plymouth Fieldhouse.

A Domed Fieldhouse

From November to early-April, the Fieldhouse uses an inflatable dome to ensure the residents of the area get to enjoy indoor soccer, football, rugby, baseball, lacrosse and more. The artificial grass field provides a truer bounce compared to other type of artificial turf, making it perfect for sports.

Walkers and runners can enjoy the indoor area free of charge during the winter months, as well. The temperature inside ranges from about 30 to 55 degrees, depending on the outside

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Rochester has plenty of things you can do inside when the weather isn't so great. Whether you want to enjoy an activity with your family or just keep the kids busy, there are plenty of great choices. Here are some of the indoor things you can enjoy in Rochester, MN.

Family Fun at the Gym

There are three great gyms to go to as a family. The Rochester Area Family Y provides swim lessons, indoor basketball and much more. You can also go to the Rochester Athletic Club or The RAC for indoor fun of all types. The Recreation Center also offers indoor fun including ice skating and swimming.

Toddler Play

If you have toddlers, taking them to an indoor playplace might be the perfect solution. For just one dollar per child, you can enjoy Monkey

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Edina MN Luxury Homes For Sale

January’s Edina real estate market statistics are hot off the presses and we’re looking pretty good, considering this is supposed to be the “slow” season.

More homes were listed in January 2015 than in January 2014 – 14.4 percent more too be exact. This is proof of seller confidence in the market and good news for buyers who’ve had slim pickings of late.

The number of closed sales decreased, however, more than 15 percent. This could just be a reflection of the winter doldrums in real estate – buyers preferring to stay in out of the cold over trudging through blizzards to look at homes for sale.

Good News for Edina Homeowners

Home prices are up more than 15 percent this year compared to last. Edina’s median sales price for a home is now

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Eden Prairie, Minnesota is a smaller city, but one of the best small cities in the country. It has been found on the Money Magazine Top 100 list since 2006 and landed in the number one spot in 2010. This is partially due to the things you can do in this small city. Here are some of the top attractions.

Bear Path Golf and Country Club - 18100 Bearpath Trail

Found inside a gated community, this is an area were many local celebrities call home. The course includes a 48,000 square foot clubhouse and was designed by Jack Nicklaus. With plenty of amazing views and challenge, many area golfers love playing at Bear Path Golf and Country Club.

Eden Prairie Art Center - 7650 Equitable Drive

Plenty of art is found at the Eden Prairie Art Center,

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Eagan, Minnesota is a suburb of the Twin Cities with plenty to offer residents. There are a number of indoor and outdoor attractions found throughout the area to enjoy. Here are some of the top things to do in Eagan.

Trapp Farm Park Tubing Hill - Wilderness Run Road

If you want to enjoy the snow and take a trip down the hill on a tube, this is the place to go. Tubes can be rented and once about 6 to 8 inches of snow is on the ground, the tubing will start. The hill is quite steep and provides plenty of fun with a warming hut nearby.

The Blast - 1501 Central Parkway

A great attraction for toddlers and younger children, The Blast provides an indoor playground full of fun. Enjoy the slides, suspension bridges, tunnels and much more.


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Edina Condominiums

If you’re shopping for a home for sale in Edina and you're on a tight budget, we’ve got some good news for you. Right now, the current Edina real estate market features six homes priced under $100,000. Sure, these are starter homes, but what better way to get your piece of the American dream for pretty much the cost of renting?

The York of Edina

This Edina condominium community was built in 1966 and offers residents a community room with a kitchen and an indoor pool.

The home for sale is priced at $69,900, making it the least expensive home available right now in Edina. The unit features 1bedroom, 1bathroom, an oversized living room and a sunroom.

Cedarwood of Edina

Cedarwood of Edina has three homes for sale, all listed under

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Edina is known as a place for shopping. Finding the right retail stores isn't hard, as the area has plenty of unique shops and well-known chains throughout. Here are some of the top choices for the retail industry in Edina.

Creative Kidstuff - 3555 69th Street - Best Children's Shop

This shop is a wonderland for kids and provides everything from toys to books to games and more. There are plenty of things for all ages from infant to adult kid.

Other good stores for kids in the Edina area include Oh Baby and Pacifier.

Ampersand Shops - 3445 West 70th Street - Best Gift Shop

Known as one of the best gift shops in the area, Ampersand Shops is a great place to find something unique. They carry all types of household items, hard-to-find gifts

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Finding the right dentist, doctor, chiropractor or other type of service in the healthcare and wellness category is important. Whether you're new to the Edina area or you just need to find a new place to go, there are plenty of great choices. Here are some of the best in the healthcare and wellness category in the area.

Southdale Dental Associates - 7373 France Avenue South, Suite 600 - Best Dental Clinic

If you need a dentist, this is the clinic for you. They have seven dentists on staff to help with cosmetic procedures, toothaches and any other dental need you may have.

Other good dental clinics found within the area include 44th Street Dental and Park Dental.

Southdale Pediatric Associates, Ltd. - 3955 Parklawn Avenue, Suite 200 - Best

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You have just a bit more than one week to figure out how you’re going to spend the most romantic day of the year. We have a few ideas to help you out.

Valentine’s Day Concert

The city of Edina is hosting the Rockin’ Hollywoods for a night of music and dancing at the Braemar Golf Course Clubhouse.

The Rockin’ Hollywoods’ music is a blast from the past with the hits from the 1950s through the 1980s. They’ve worked with artists like the Beach Boys, Ricky Nelson, Gary Puckett, Neil Sedaka, the Four Tops and more.

Doors open at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, February 14th and the concert runs from 7:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. Admission is free and it’s open to all ages so if you’re sweetheart happens to be a little one, bring her as your date!


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