November 2015

Found 4 blog entries for November 2015.

The latest Edina real estate market statistics are out and it appears that it is still relatively stable. Unlike the overheated sellers’ markets in other Twin Cities suburbs, Edina seems to be holding steady in a balanced mode.

New Listings in Edina

One significant change in Edina’s real estate market is that the number of new listings to hit the market increased more than 5 percent, halting a 3-consecutive month decrease over this time last year. This is good news for homebuyers hoping to get into an Edina home for sale before the heated spring buying market.

The number of closed sales increased 21.4 percent, however, which caused a more than 12 percent decrease in the number of available homes for sale in Edina.

Median Sales Price in

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The last official weekend-before-the-holiday season is upon us and if you’re looking for something fun to do in Edina, we have a couple of suggestions.

Skate!

Sure it seems a bit early but the new Holiday Ice Rink at Southdale Center in Edina is open and refrigerated and ready for your blades, regardless of the weather. Free outdoor skating all season – great idea for this weekend before Thanksgiving.

Shop for a Cause

Get to the cafeteria at Edina High tomorrow to shop among Apres Party and Tent Rental’s clearance items. If you need china or new glassware for the big feast next week, this is your chance to get them at a discount. Best of all, this is a fundraiser for Edina High’s wrestling program.

The sale runs from 8 a.m. until 3

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One thing that Edina-ites are proud of is their schools – there’s not a stinker in the bunch. This month we salute Normandale Elementary School, serving more than 650 students in grades K through 5. Normandale employs 32 full-time teachers so the school has a student-teacher ratio of about 20:1.

Student Services and Activities

Normandale Elementary is a French immersion school so although the curriculum is identical to other elementary schools in Edina, the students are taught in French.

The school also offers the Junior Great Books and Math Olympiads programs.

Rankings and Test Scores

GreatSchools.org awards Normandale its highest distinction, 10 out of 10 stars. The school also garners SchoolDigger.com’s highest honor of five

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With the winter holidays approaching, life is about to get very busy for Edina parents. This is also family time, however, so check out our list of things to do with the kids this month.

Jingle Bell Run/Walk

A festive and fun event for the whole family, the Jingle Bell 5K Run/Walk gets underway on November 14, 2015 at the State Fairgrounds in St. Paul. Dress up in a holiday-themed costume and come on out to help fight arthritis. Find more information on Facebook.

Minnesota Wild vs. Tampa Bay Lightning

This one is happening this weekend, Saturday, November 7, at Excel Energy Center. If you can’t make this one, check out the Wild taking on the Winnipeg Jets on November 10 or when the Nashville Predators come to town on the 21st. The

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