Lake Minnetonka Real Estate Blog

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Dec. 13, 2018

Short term rental in Deephaven

Charming colonial home in the Deephaven Walden neighborhood, offering deeded access to Lake Minnetonka! This is a short-term furnished rental available through May 2019. Dogs allowed with an additional deposit. $3,000 per month. Contact Dan Gustafson at (952) 473-1000 or

Dec. 13, 2018

Multiple buyer needs across Twin Cities metro

If you have a property like one of the ones listed below, please reach out to Dan Gustafson at (952) 473-1000 or send an email to

  • Anoka County – small single family home, with small manageable yard - $200,000
  • Lakeshore not far from Eagan, looking for main floor master up to $500,000
  • Prior Lake – looking for building site and area for horse barn or existing rambler with potential horse set-up minimum 10+ acres, could be vacant land up to $800,000
  • Hastings – looking for 3 BR, with basement up to $140,000
  • Edina, St Louis Park or Minneapolis – Looking for 2 BR, 2 Bath, 1 car stall/garage high rise with view – built in 2000 or newer, 1100+ sq ft - $220,000-$350,000
  • Plymouth area - Looking for newer home (2000-2015) updated, modern, smaller lot with private back yard up to $450,000
  • Lakeville – Looking for a home with at least 1 acre up to $415,000
  • St. Paul south of 94, Mendota, Eagan – 2+ bedrooms, 2+ bathrooms, 1 car covered garage Townhome/manor or condo (non high rise) - conversion is ok up to $380,000
  • Home in school district 197 -  4-5 bedrooms with at least with 6 car garage or ability to build one  with at least 5,000 sq ft up to $1,500,000
  • 5-15 acreage home in Prior Lake school’s area up to $700,000
  • Kingfield location of Mpls south Condo townhome or SF up to $200,000
  • Mpls or Richfield - Single family 3 bed 2 bath 2 car up to $250,000
  • Bloomington 35 – Cedar up to $200,000
  • Prior Lake/Prior Lake School district – Looking for Acreage on lake, renovation is a possibility - up to $1,200,000
  • Farmington - Looking for rambler up to $500,000
  • Within 30 miles of Elko, Farmington - lake shore - Up to $450,000
  • 30 min from airport - acreage for horses - up to $450,000
  • Cannon Falls - 4-5 bedrooms, 3 stall garage
  • Inver Grove Heights - home with pole building up to $400,000
  • Lakeville, Orchard Lakeshore
  • Minnetonka schools - 2 story with 4 bedrooms, 3 car garage, open foyer and open concept under $520,000
  • South of river (Shakopee, Eagan) - 3,000-6,000 sq ft commercial building (closed bank would be ideal)
  • South of river – Contemporary up to $550,000
Posted in Buyer Need
Dec. 6, 2018

St. Louis Park Rental $2,650/mo. 4BR, 3BA, 2 Car garage

Single family home in St. Louis Park available. Minimum year lease. $2,650/mo. Move in ready. New kitchen, bathrooms, mechanicals, paint, carpet, fully fenced with two car garage.

Dec. 6, 2018

PRE-MLS: Authentic one of a kind Tudor in Chanhassen with main level living

This 2009 built parade home is in the Hidden Creek Meadows neighborhood in Chanhassen just three minutes west of Excelsior and has direct access to the regional trail system. Home features, all the essential spaces on the main level, a refreshed exterior, solid hardwood floors and an open floor plan including two separate bedroom bath spaces up. Lower level walk out includes 2 bedrooms a Recreation room and family room. Tudor design by Denovo Architecture and built by Boyer Building Corporation. For more information please call or text Dan Gustafson at (952) 473-1000.

Posted in PRE-MLS
Dec. 5, 2018

Rental needed in the Lake Minnetonka area up to $1,800

Individual seeks short term if possible but will sign a year lease in the Lake Minnetonka Wayzata / Orono / Plymouth areas. Maybe a house sitter?

Dec. 5, 2018

PRE-MLS: Groveland Elementary School home with pool around $500,000

Are you looking for a home within the highly desirable and very hot Groveland Elementary / Minnetonka School boundaries? Got one getting ready to come to market, so call Dan Gustafson at (952) 473-1000.

Dec. 5, 2018

BUYER NEED: Amesbury Townhome in Shorewood MN

Buyer seeks fairly updated Amesbury townhome in Shorewood for around $500K.

Dec. 5, 2018

BUYER NEED: Minnetonka Schools under $520,000

Buyer seeks two story home for sale in the Minnetonka School District #276 with 4 bedrooms up and a 3 stall garage. Other desirable traits include an open foyer, and an open family room. If you or someone you know has a property like this that could be sold, please contact Dan Gustafson at (952) 473-1000.

Dec. 5, 2018

BUYER NEED: Rambler in Wayzata Schools under $600,000

Buyers are in need of a rambler in Wayzata Schools, primarily looking for a home within Gleason Lake Elementary boundaries.  Would prefer something lower priced that can be in need of renovation but will go to $600k if it’s renovated and move-in ready.  3+ Bedrooms, 2+ Bathrooms, 2+ Car Garage.  They do not have a square footage requirement but really want a rambler.

Dec. 5, 2018

2,400 square foot office property for rent in Chanhassen

Great property for rent in Chanhassen off Highway 5, call Dan Gustafson for details at (952) 473-1000.