September 2015

Found 3 blog entries for September 2015.

This month we’re shining the spotlight on another elementary school in the Edina Public School District, Creek Valley Elementary, serving 613 students, in grades K through 5. Creek Valley employs 36 full-time teachers, giving the school about a 16:1 student-teacher ratio.

Rankings and Test Scores

School ratings site SchoolDigger.com awards Creek Valley with its highest award, five out of five stars, ranking it 33rd of 820 elementary schools in Minnesota. GreatSchools.org gives Creek Valley nine stars out of a possible 10.

For three consecutive years, Creek Valley Elementary School’s 5th graders have beaten the district’s average on the Minnesota Comprehensive Assessments Series III exams (MCAIII) exams. In 2015, nearly 85 percent of these

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Last month we described the current Edina real estate market as balanced and the same holds true for this month. We have a somewhat healthy inventory of available homes for sale so buyers aren’t being locked out and homeowners are seeing consistent price increases.

Our local MLS releases its market statistics a month behind, so although these statistics are from August, 2015, they are considered the most recent numbers.

New Listings in Edina

Last month, the number of homeowners in Edina that decided to list their homes for sale decreased nearly 9 percent over August of 2014’s number.  It’s also down on a month-to-month basis, with 163 homes listed in July and 125 in August.

Median Sales Price in Edina

The median sales price of an Edina

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The Builders Association of the Twin Cities (BATC) is gearing up for their Fall 2015 Parade of Homes Tour, happening September 12 to October 4. This season’s tour promises to be amazing, with 390 new homes to view.

You’ll find four Dream Homes on the tour this time around and two of them are in Edina. Let’s look at a quick preview of what you can expect from these amazing luxury homes.

Parkwood Knolls, Edina

Carl M. Hansen Companies calls the floor plan design of this home “clever,” for its attention to detail. This is a European Mediterranean home complete with an inner courtyard. Inside, you’ll find 4 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms in 5,000 square feet of living space.

It features a classic library, formal dining room and a chef’s kitchen

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