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Richfield House Hunt: Five Homes Wait for New Owners

But with homes selling fast in Richfield, they may not be on the market for long.

Homes on the market in Richfield continue to sell at a brisk pace—faster than most areas of the Twin Cities. , are now pending sales (between the acceptance of the purchase agreement and the closing).

While buyers still have a lot of homes from which to choose, gone are the days when a typical Richfield home would stay on the market for weeks waiting for a buyer. If you find your dream home in Richfield, make an offer. Come prepared by having buyer’s real estate agent and a mortgage broker already as part of your home buying team.

Almost all home sellers require a pre-approval letter written specifically for a property as part of a purchase agreement. Having mortgage broker who can write one quickly will give you an edge and reduce the stress that comes from making an offer on a home.

Here are five homes currently on the market:

House No. 1: 6504 Bloomington Ave. S.

Listed by: Edina Realty

Price: $164,900 Taxes: $2,434

Description: One- and one-half-story, single-family home; four bedrooms, two baths and 1,337 finished square feet. The charming starter home has an updated kitchen and bath with natural woodwork, hardwood floors, a lower-level family room and central air conditioning. The owner’s suite has a private bath and a deck, there’s a Vermont Casting wood-burning fireplace in the living room and updated MACed windows. All this is also close to shopping, restaurants and three parks.

House No. 2: 6332 1st Ave. S.

Listed by: Re/Max Results

Price: $167,990 Taxes: $2,449

Description: One- and one-half story, single-family home; three bedrooms, two baths and 1,480 finished square feet. This classic 1940s home has been redone from the inside out. The kitchen has granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, updated bathrooms, new floors, interior paint, vaulted ceilings—plus a one year home warranty. The home includes lots of sunshine, hardwood floors, a fireplace, a formal dining room, a private office upstairs and a large main level family room. Owner occupant only. Located across the street from .

House No. 3: 6738 10th Ave. S.

Listed by: Independent Brokers Realty

Price: $164,900 Taxes: $4,657

Description: One-story, single-family home; three bedrooms, two baths and 1,349 finished square feet. This beautifully remodeled home has new kitchen cabinets and counters, tile floors, carpet, paint, new windows and a new water heater. The living room has big windows and the backyard has a patio and a privacy fence, perfect for letting the dog have a run. The lower level includes a large finished family room. Taxes include an assessment. No work needs to be done, just move right in.

House No. 4: 7228 Garfield Ave. S.

Listed by: Keller Williams Premier Realty

Price: $187,000 Taxes: $2,552

Description: Two-story, single-family home; three bedrooms, one bath and 1,416 finished square feet. This lovely and traditional 1920s stucco home sits on a quiet street near the and . There are classic touches like hardwood floors, crown molding, built-ins and a living room fireplace, plus beautiful extras like a balcony, screened porch and deck. A rare Richfield two-story, this home stands out for having that extra touch of style and elegance.

House No. 5: Girard Ave. S.

Listed by: Coldwell Banker Burnet

Price: $69,900 Taxes: $2,013

Description: One-story, single-family home; one bedroom, one bath and 1,186 finished square feet. Are you looking for an investment property to fix and sell or rent? Or perhaps, you want to buy a home at a very low price, then put in an estimated $30,000 to make this home your very own fairytale cottage? This is your chance to buy a home with a tax value of $153,000 for less than half of that. This was a three bedroom rambler, now a one bedroom with a dining room – but could be converted back. This home is sold ‘as is’ but is not a short-sale or a bank owned home so a quick close is highly possible. This home is in a great location, near , Wood Lake, shopping and access to downtown Minneapolis.

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