Dan Finds the Perfect Balance!

Dan reached out to me, excited to show me his beautiful home in Brooklyn Center. He told me, “I walked in, saw the kitchen, and fell in love with it!” I agreed, and saw what great care he had taken of his home. With Dan wanting to downsize and live a maintenance-free lifestyle, it was […]

Twin Cities Market Update – August 17, 2018

Competitive buyers vying for a somewhat limited number of homes for sale have helped prices continue to climb, frequently over the asking price. The latest recorded national unemployment rate of 3.9 percent is historically low and has served as a general indicator of a strong economy. To give a better idea of how good the […]

Finally, Matthew’s Home!

  I first met Matthew’s family several years ago when they reached out to me about purchasing a small condo for their son Matthew to live in as he finished up college. However, as we explored options, we identified that purchasing a small home in south Minneapolis was a much better fit for them. Matthew […]

Twin Cities Market Update – August 10, 2018

The U.S. Labor Department reported that the economy added 157,000 jobs in July, marking 93 months in a row of job additions. Beginning in October 2010, that is the longest streak of monthly employment growth on record. The unemployment rate dropped to a historically low 3.9 percent, and wage growth remained at an annual rate […]

Twin Cities Market Update – August 3, 2018

Although talk of another real estate pricing bubble poised to burst is premature, pundits are nevertheless beginning to point toward the common markers that caused the last housing market downturn. As prices continue to rise while wages don’t rise as quickly, a new situation could be an eventuality. Yet today’s market is quite different than […]

Meet Our Listing/Buyer Agent, Sarah Brown

  There are two groups of people that allow Kerby and Cristina Real Estate Experts to exist… our amazing clients, of course, and the fabulous folks that make up our team. Each team member plays an important role in helping our clients achieve their real estate goals. This month, we’d like to introduce you to […]

6th Annual KC BBQ = Absolute Blast!

  We had 707 of you RSVP to join us at CHS Field for food, prizes, a ballgame, and good conversation! We really enjoyed seeing so many of our clients, friends, and family. It is always an honor to catch up with you! From the bottom of our hearts, we appreciate you – YOU are […]

Twin Cities Market Update – July 27, 2018

National indicators do not necessarily predict the local economy, but the national trends can be a reliable gauge for what is happening with local residential real estate. Case in point, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics recently reported that unemployment is relatively unchanged since last month. Meanwhile, a national statistics release about housing starts indicates […]

August Restaurant Review: CōV Wayzata

For this month’s restaurant review, I got to enjoy lunch with our team’s Listing Manager, Emilie and Office Assistant, Brian. Emilie chose CōV in downtown Wayzata, and I have to say, it was an awesome choice! We arrived around noon on a Friday for lunch and just about every seat was filled. We were still […]

Cutest Family Wins with Pre-MLS Lake Home

Will and Allie reached out to me over 2 years ago to get started on their home search. They had an adorable little home in Plymouth, but with expecting their second child, they knew they wanted to get into a bigger home. They really cared about a good yard with a private setup and had […]