Posts Tagged: minneapolis

The Advocate’s Queerest Cities in America – 22. Minneapolis

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Every year, The Advocate ranks the cities in the US for queer friendliness based on a number of criteria. This year, the criteria includes lesbian bars, trans events, gay rugby teams, theaters screening “Moonlight”, Misterb&b hosts, LGBT centers, and more. Here’s today’s pick: The home of original single lady Mary Richards is more than Arctic… Read more »

Best Cities for LGBT Seniors: #3 Minneapolis-St. Paul

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The Twin Cities scored so similarly across categories we decided to include them together. Both cities have high populations of LGBT residents (just under 4%) and both offer a progressive, tolerant environment. Beyond that, they have thriving restaurant and bar scenes, with a good number of gay-friendly establishments to be found. The Advocate even went… Read more »

Shannon Lindstrom, Gay Friendly Minneapolis Real Estate Agent

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals: Shannon Lindstrom is an experienced Minneapolis-St. Paul Realtor and skilled real estate negotiator. She can help you buy and or sell a home, townhouse, or condominium in Minneapolis or… Read more »

Why Developers in Minneapolis Hate Condos

Four Minneapolis developers walk into a room at St. Thomas School of Law … and mostly agree about the current state of multi-family residential real estate. The market, they all say, is hot, with projects being announced with a regularity not seen since before the Great Recession. But those projects are mostly apartment buildings —… Read more »

Where is the Minneapolis Gayborhood?

Minneapolis has no gayborhood. Wait. Why is that a good thing? Because in Minneapolis, every neighborhood is a gayborhood. Historically, the Gateway District in downtown Minneapolis (near the Gay 90s) was considered the first “gay ghetto.” Loring Park was considered the city’s gayborhood for decades, and Twin Cities Pride is still held there. In the… Read more »

Featured Gay Friendly Realtor: Ann Leviton, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals. Ann is the Broker/Owner of small real estate company serving the Twin Cities GLBT community since 1994. Minneapolis has an active GLBT community which supports its own GLBT press,… Read more »

Featured Gay Friendly Realtor: Shannon Lindstrom, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals. Shannon is a gay friendly Minneapolis-St. Paul urban living Realtor. The Twin Cities is very LGBTQ friendly. See Shannon’s Expanded Listing on Gay Realty Network Here Gay Friendly Realtors… Read more »

Minneapolis Home Prices Up 8% in October

Minnesota home sales rose 8 percent in October, thanks to record-low mortgage rates and strengthening consumer confidence. But a monthly report from the Minnesota Association of Realtors says the gains were not felt evenly across the state. Minnesota reported 7,662 closings in October, an 8 percent increase from last year. The median price of those… Read more »

Featured Gay Friendly Realtor: Ann Leviton, Minneapolis

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals. Ann earned her Minnesota real estate sales license back in in 1994, and became an ERA Dakota-Metro Realty agent shortly after. She was presented with a Customer Satisfaction award… Read more »

USA, MN: Twin Cities Home Sales Strong in February

February was the best month for home sales in the Twin Cities area since the real estate downturn began in 2006. The Star Tribune reports buyers signed nearly 3,800 purchase agreements in the metro area, a 34 percent increase compared with last year. The Minneapolis Area Association of Realtors says February was the eighth consecutive… Read more »

MN: Twin Cities Real Estate Values Still Dropping

With each passing month, woes continue for the Twin Cities housing market. A steady stream of reports show the housing market still faces a mighty struggle, as home values continue to fall and the number of homeowners who owe more on their mortgages than their houses are worth continues to rise. The latest data, from… Read more »

MN: Minneapolis Real Estate Market Showing Signs of Life

Employment, hospitality, entertainment and mass transit usage were up last year in downtown Minneapolis. The commercial real estate market absorbed the equivalent of nearly four Target stores full of space, and vacancy rates started to decline. Crime and homelessness also were down as business rebounded and the arts-and-entertainment industries surged. Those are the headlines from… Read more »