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Easy Changes Make This 1908 Midwestern Home a Hot Buy

It doesn’t matter how perfect your home is—if your listing photos don’t stand out, potential buyers won’t come by to take a look. In our series “Lessons From Listing Photos,” we dissect the smart updates sellers have made to their homes, and how their listing pictures highlight the home’s best assets.

If you can get over the cold weather, Minneapolis can be a pretty great place to live. The cost of living is low, the job market is strong, it’s a surprisingly great foodie destination, and there’s lots of gorgeous nature to take in when you want to get away from the city.

It’s not a huge surprise, then, that this adorable three-bedroom, three-bathroom home just outside the city was sold this month for over its asking price. What might be a surprise, though, is that it was for nearly $50,000 over what the sellers paid for it

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Existing-Home Sales Soar Despite Record-Low Inventory

The numbers: Existing-home sales rose for the fifth consecutive month in October, as the housing market finally made up for the pandemic-related downturn in sales this spring.

Total existing-home sales increased 4.3% from September to a seasonally-adjusted annual rate of 6.85 million, the National Association of Realtors reported Thursday. Compared with a year ago, home sales were up roughly 27%. It was the highest level of home sales in 15 years.

“Considering that we remain in a period of stubbornly high unemployment relative to pre-pandemic levels, the housing sector has performed remarkably well this year,” Lawrence Yun, the trade group’s chief economist, said in the report. “The surge in sales in recent months has now offset the spring market losses.”

Economists polled by MarketWatch had projected existing-home sales to rise to a median rate of 6.5 million.

What happened: Home sales grew in every region across the country, led

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