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by CareyBot

A few weeks ago, I spent several days at my second home in Minnesota. I look forward to these monthly "forced vacations" where I combine business and pleasure. Of course, I always check up on the local real estate market conditions. On my most recent Minnesota visit, at Southdale (the nation's first enclosed indoor shopping mall), I unexpectedly encountered a high school classmate (actually a high school sweetheart, but that's another story). Purchase Bob Bruss reports online. After all these years, I'm surprised we recognized each other. Of course, I hadn't changed a bit. Then I said "Bring me up to date on what's happening in your life." Knowing I write about real estate, she "unloaded" she and her husband decided to sell their longtime home and how it is turning out to be the bigg...