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Continued: March brings a seller’s housing market to Twin Cities

  • Article by: JIM BUCHTA , Star Tribune
  • Last update: April 10, 2013 - 10:13 PM

That doesn’t mean a guaranteed sale for every listing. Buyers have high expectations and little appetite for fixer-uppers and houses that aren’t in move-in condition.

“It’s not totally a seller’s market,” Tousley said. “But it’s certainly turning that way.”


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  • Multiple offers are becoming more common as the housing market heats up. Edwina Karmo, right, and her husband, Robertson, just found out that their bid for this house in Brooklyn Center, for more than the list price, was the highest, so they were doing a walk-through of the property Wednesday with their agent, Eric Clark, left.

  • Robertson Karmo looked over paperwork Wednesday at the new home in Brooklyn Center that he and his wife, Edwina, just bought. For March, pending home sales increased more than 6 percent.

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